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Week 4 picks: Which teams will win and why

NFL Nation reporters make their picks for the weekend, and the Bills, Cardinals and Raiders are among the consensus choices.

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Week 4 fantasy football cheat sheet

With the New England Patriots on a bye this week, you made need some replacements for Brady and Gronk. We've got answers for that and more in our Week 4 Insider cheat sheet.

Gruden: Lions 'in for a real difficult night' in Seattle on MNF (1:31)
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Sunday NFL preview: Who to start, sit in fantasy football

NFL Nation previews what to watch for around the league Sunday, including whether wide receivers T.Y. Hilton, Nelson Agholor and Allen Robinson will be studs or duds in Week 4.

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Insider Trading: Week 4 fantasy advice

NFL Nation reporters explain why you should start Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton and Panthers tight end Greg Olsen in fantasy football this weekend, and pick a few under-the-radar players to keep an eye on.

Mike Daniels: Green Bay is more motivated this year (1:48)
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Cardinals' Carson Palmer can blow dry hair, too

Carson Palmer, who has led Arizona to a 3-0 start, took to Instagram to put one of his other talents on display -- blow drying his daughter's hair.

Scandrick: Cowboys defense will be fine (0:55)
Bart Scott questions Brady's toughness (0:58)


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Dolphins have no turnovers. Jets have a football field in penalty yardage. You know how bad you have to be to be losing this way by 20?

Week 4 inactives fantasy impact

Matthew Berry doesn't trust DeMarco Murray or any Eagles RBs this week, but thinks Arian Foster could be a top-10 fantasy RB now that he's making his 2015 debut.


Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Chicago Bears' inactives in Week 4: David Fales, Pat O'Donnell, Alshon Jeffery, Ka'Deem Carey, Hroniss Grasu, Jermon Bushrod and Jeremiah Ratliff.

Tania Ganguli ESPN Staff Writer 

As warmups wind down, JJ Watt writes something on a football and runs over to the sideline to hand it to his mom with a big hug. Her birthday was this week. She's wearing a shirt that says 99 and "Proud Mom" on the back.

DeMarco Murray active for Eagles

After missing last week's game with a hamstring injury, Eagles RB DeMarco Murray is active for today's game against Washington. Murray has rushed for just 11 yards on 21 carries this season.


Jay Cutler active for Bears; Jeffery out

The Bears QB missed last week's game with a hamstring injury that knocked him out of Week 2. However, he won't have top WR Alshon Jeffery, who is inactive for the third straight week with a hamstring injury.


Week 4 inactives report


  • IND QB Andrew Luck
  • CHI WR Alshon Jeffery
  • HOU RB Arian Foster
  • PHI RB DeMarco Murray
  • CHI QB Jay Cutler
More inactives

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Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Colts Inactives: QB Andrew Luck, CB Greg Toler, RB Tyler Varga, DL T.Y. McGill, OL Denzelle Good, OL Todd Herremans, TE Dwayne Allen

Phil Sheridan ESPN Staff Writer 

Eagles Inactives: QB Thad Lewis, S Chris Maragos, LB Kiko Alonso, OL Julian Vandervelde, DE Cedric Thornton, LB Marcus Smith, DE Taylor Hart. RB DeMarco Murray is active.

Ian O'Connor @Ian_OConnor

Dispiriting losses for Miami & Jets last week, brutal travel, & 1 coach had his team ready to play. His name isn't Joe Philbin.

Watch: Fantasy Football Now on ESPN2

While the Jets and Dolphins are already playing in London as well as with Andrew Luck out, you still need help setting the rest of your fantasy lineup, and the Fantasy Football Now crew is here with the latest injury news, rankings updates and strategy tips to get you through Week 4. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

Starting WR Albert Wilson is inactive for the Chiefs because of an injured shoulder. Rookie Chris Conley will get a lot of his usual snaps and the Chiefs are eager to see what he can accomplish with extended playing time.

Bill Williamson ESPN Staff Writer 

Raiders inactives; Taiwan Jones, McGill, Heeney, Feliciano, McCants, Mayowa, Wilson.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

BUCCANEERS INACTIVES: QB Ryan Griffin, CB Johnthan Banks, S Major Wright, C Evan Smith, TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins, TE Luke Stocker, WR Russell Shepard.

Tania Ganguli ESPN Staff Writer 

Texans inactives: RB Jonathan Grimes, WRs Chandler Worthy and Jaelen Strong, OG Greg Mancz, LBs Akeem Dent and Kourtnei Brown and S Lonnie Ballentine.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

PANThERS INACTIVES - LB Luke Kuechly, RB Brandon Wegher, WR Jerricho Cotchery, OT Daryl Williams, OG Amini Silatolu, WR Kevin Norwood, S Dean Marlowe.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

The Redskins inactives today: QB Robert Griffin III, WR DeSean Jackson, WR Andre Roberts, CB DeAngelo Hall, LB Perry Riley, Jr., DL Kedric Golston and OL Tom Compton.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears announce that quarterback Jay Cutler is active and will start versus the Oakland Raiders.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

FALCONS INACTIVES: RB Tevin Coleman, WR Devin Hester, CB Ricardo Allen, T Jake Long, WR Justin Hardy, C Gino Gradowski, TE Jacob Tamme

Mike DiRocco ESPN Staff Writer 

Jaguars inactives: WR Marqise Lee, RB Denard Robinson, G Brandon Linder, TE Julius Thomas, DT Sen'Derrick Marks, S Sergio Brown, DE Chris Smith.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills inactives vs. Giants: DL Alex Carrington, LB Tony Steward, RB LeSean McCoy, WR Sammy Watkins, S Aaron Williams, G John Miller, WR Marquise Goodwin

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

Chiefs inactive players: QB Aaron Murray, WR Albert Wilson, CB Steven Nelson, LB Dezman Moses, OT Jah Reid, TE Brian Parker, DL Rakeem Nunez-Roches

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Bengals announce inactives for Sunday's game vs. the Chiefs: WR Greg Little, WR Mario Alford, S George Iloka, TE C.J. Uzomah, DE Margus Hunt, DT Marcus Hardison, DT Brandon Thompson