This column is meant to offer our best predictions on what players will/will not play, as of 8 AM ET on Sunday. For the official active/inactive reports, please see our Latest NFL Player News.
It appears we're set for a second straight week of stability on the COVID front with respect to scheduling, as all Week 7 contests are set to go on as scheduled. However, there were a few individual cases this week, some to notable names, that will not be resolved in time for those players to suit up Sunday. Additionally, we have the usual bumps and bruises elsewhere, although most positions are in better shape this week than most others and there are only a handful of true game-time decisions on tap. Without further ado, let's dive into the latest as of early Sunday morning:
The Jets' Sam Darnold (shoulder) is questionable for Sunday's AFC East clash against the Bills after practicing in limited fashion all week. Darnold has missed the last two games with a sprained AC joint, and as per reports, he's expected to start versus Buffalo, although he'll likely be forced to do without top target Jamison Crowder (groin), who's listed as doubtful for the contest. Joe Flacco, who filled in for Darnold in Weeks 5 and 6, will return to the bench as a result of Darnold's return.
The Chargers' Tyrod Taylor (chest/ribs) is questionable for Sunday's game versus the Jaguars after practicing in full all week. Taylor has been