The following is a list of inactive players for Week 7 (October 21-22) and the fantasy implications of all the major absences:
Oct. 22, 8:30pm EST
Fantasy take: Bailey's absence makes the Pittsburgh wide receivers more attractive options for fantasy owners. Brandon Stokley will start with Walker out. Selvin Young will see more work behind Travis Henry with Bell inactive.
Inactives: QB Brian St. Pierre (3rd QB), WR Willie Reid, CB Bryant McFadden, RB Gary Russell, LB Andre Frazier, G Darnell Stapleton, T Trai Essex, TE Jermane Tuman.
Inactives: G Josh Beekman, SAF Josh Gattis, DB Ade Jimoh, LB Darrell McGlover, RB Lousaka Polite, CB Nathan Vasher, NT Darwin Walker.
Inactives: QB Brooks Bollinger (3rd QB), LB Vinny Ciurciu, G Brian Daniels, DE Erasmus James, T Chase Johnson, FS Dwight Smith, FB Naufahu Tahi.
Fantasy take: Sean Ryan will see more work with Baker and Pociask both inactive. Chad Pennington and Laveranues Coles are active and will start.
Fantasy take: Daunte Culpepper will start with McNown inactive. Andrew Walter will be the second quarterback. LaMont Jordan is active and will start.
Inactives: FS Brian Dawkins, G Max Jean-Gillis, DE Montae Reagor, TE L.J. Smith, LB Pago Togafau, DT Kimo von Oelhoffen, G Scott Young.
Inactives: WR Deion Branch, QB Charlie Frye (3rd QB), DT Howard Green, WR D.J. Hackett, TE Marcus Pollard, DB C.J. Wallace, T Ray Willis, G Mansfield Wrotto.
St. Louis Rams
Inactives: WR Drew Bennett, TE Dominique Byrd, WR Dante Hall, RB Steven Jackson, DE Trevor Johnson, DB Bhawoh Jue, C Nick Leckey, WR Dane Looker.
Fantasy take: Joey Harrington is active, but Byron Leftwich will start in New Orleans. Crumpler is out due to ankle and knee ailments, so Martrez Milner and Dwayne Blakley will share work at tight end.
Fantasy take: Laurence Maroney is active and will start, but Kevin Faulk should also see some work with Morris inactive. Kyle Brady will start with Watson out.
Fantasy take: Vince Young is active, but Kerry Collins will start in Houston. Eric Moulds and Roydell Williams will see more work with Jones out. LenDale White is a terrific fantasy option with Brown inactive.
Inactives: QB Mark Brunell (3rd QB), DB David Macklin, LB Marcus Washington, C Casey Rabach, DT Ryan Boschetti, OT Stephon Heyer, G Randy Thomas, WR Reche Caldwell.