It is already Week 12 of the 2012 regular season, and the playoff races in both fantasy football and the NFL are starting to heat up.
Many of the league’s top stars come into Week 12 banged up, and fantasy-football owners must start formulating backup plans for the potential inactives.
We have all the news you need for your fantasy team or your favorite NFL squad, so keep it here for all the latest updates as they break.
Aaron Hernandez, TE, New England Patriots
While the loss of Rob Gronkowski will hurt the Patriots pass attack, the team gets back their other injured tight end Aaron Hernandez for New England’s Thanksgiving matchup with the New York Jets, according to NFL.com.
Jay Cutler, QB, Chicago Bears
Chicago Bears star quarterback Jay Cutler is active Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, according to the team's official inactive list.
Julio Jones, WR, Atlanta Falcons
As reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter on Sunday NFL Countdown, the Atlanta Falcons will have star wide receiver Julio Jones active for Sunday's game, according to the team's official inactive list.
Darren McFadden, RB, Oakland Raiders
The Raiders have listed their star running back as inactive for today's game against the Bengals and will hope to have him ready for next week.
Percy Harvin, WR, Minnesota Vikings
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Minnesota Vikings star wide receiver Percy Harvin (ankle) did not make the trip with the team and will miss Week 12’s matchup with the Chicago Bears.
Full Inactive List
Inactive lists will be updated as they become available.
Carolina at Philadelphia
Panthers: DE Antwan Applewhite, T Bruce Campbell, S D.J. Campbell, QB Jimmy Clausen, DB James Dockery, WR Jason Gettis, LB Jason Williams
Eagles: WR Jason Avant, DE Phllip Hunt, RB LeSean McCoy, T Nate Menkin, RB Chris Polk, WR Greg Salas, QB Michael Vick
Green Bay at New York Giants
Packers: S Charles Woodson, CB Sam Shields, LB Clay Matthews, LB Terrell Manning, TE Andrew Quarless, WR Greg Jennings, LB Vic So'oto
Giants: DT Marvin Austin, T James Brewer, T Selvish Capers, WR Domenik Hixon, DE Adewale Ojomo, TE Adrien Robinson, LB Jacquian Williams
Baltimore at San Diego
Ravens: CB Jimmy Smith, CB Chris Johnson, G Bobbie Williams, OL Ramon Harewood, WR Deonte Thompson, DE Pernell McPhee, DT Bryan Hall.
Chargers: WR Eddie Royal, G Tyronne Green, RB Curtis Brinkley, LB Larry English, TE Dante Rosario, SS Brandon Taylor, LB Jonas Mouton.
St. Louis at Arizona
Rams: QB Austin Davis, WR Steve Smith, RB Terrance Ganaway, LB Mario Haggan, OL Chris Williams, T Joe Barksdale, DT Matt Conrath.
Cardinals: QB Kevin Kolb, RB Alfonso Smith, G Senio Kelemete, T Pat McQuistan, WR Early Doucet, TE Todd Heap, DE Calais Campbell.
San Francisco at New Orleans
49ers: QB Scott Tolzien, WR A.J. Jenkins, RB LaMichael James, S Trenton Robinson, FB Will Tukuafu, G Joe Looney, DT Ian Williams.
Saints: T Zach Strief, LB Scott Shanle, DE Junior Galette, CB Corey White, T Charles Brown, CB Elbert Mack, DT Tyrunn Walker.
Minnesota at Chicago
Vikings: QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson, WR Percy Harvin, CB Brandon Burton, LB Audie Cole, OL Mark Asper, TE Allen Reisner, DE D’Aundre Reed.
Bears: QB Josh McCown, WR Alshon Jeffery, WR Dane Sanzenbacher, DT Matt Toeaina, T James Brown, DT Amobi Okoye, DE Chets Ozougwu.
Oakland at Cincinnati
Raiders: QB Terrelle Pryor, DT Richard Seymour, RB Mike Goodson, RB Darren McFadden, T Willie Smith, OL Lucas Nicks, DE Jack Crawford.
Bengals: WR Andrew Hawkins, TE Richard Quinn, WR Armon Binns, S Georgie Iloka, DT Devon Still, DT Brandon Thompson, CB Jason Allen.
Pittsburgh at Cleveland
Browns: RB Brandon Jackson, FB Owen Marecic, LG Jarrod Shaw, WR Josh Cooper, DB Dimitri Patterson, DB Ray Ventrone, DL Ronnie Cameron.
Buffalo at Indianapolis
Bills: QB Tarvaris Jackson, CB Aaron Williams, CB Crezdon Butler, LB Kirk Morrison, OL Thomas Welch, WR Marcus Easley, DE Mark Anderson.
Colts: RG Tony Hills, TE Coby Fleener, TE Dominique Jones, CB Vontae Davis, LB Mario Harvey, NT Josh Chapman, DT Clifton Geathers.
Denver at Kansas City
Broncos: QB Caleb Hanie, CB Tracy Porter, TE Julius Thomas, G Manny Ramirez, WR Andre Caldwell, DT Sealver Siliga.
Chiefs: LT Branden Albert, QB Ricky Stanzi, WR Steve Breaston, WR Devon Wylie, CB Cyrus Gray, DT Jerrell Powe, FS Tysyn Hartman.
Seattle at Miami
Seahawks: TCB Walter Thurmond, WR Charly Martin, CB Byron Maxwell, G J.R. Sweezy, T Mike Person, DT Jaye Howard, DE Greg Scruggs.
Dolphins: LB Josh Kaddu, T Will Yeatman, TE Michael Egnew, TE Kyle Miller, RB Lamar Miller.
Atlanta at Tampa Bay
Falcons: QB Dominique Davis, WR Tim Toone, S Charles Mitchell, G Phillipkeith Manley, DE Lawrence Sidbury, DT Peria Jerry, G Harland Gunn.
Buccaneers: WR Eric Wright, RB Michael Smith, S Cody Grimm, LB Najee Goode, C Cody Wallace, WR David Douglas, DT Matthew Masifilo.
Tennessee at Jacksonville
Titans: QB Rusty Smith, RB Jamie Harper, S Al Afalava, LB Xavier Adibi, T Byron Stingily, WR Lavelle Hawkins, DT JaJohn Harris.
Jaguars: RB Maurice Jones-Drew, FB Greg Jones, C Steve Vallos, CB William Middleton, DT Jeris Pendleton, DT D'Anthony Smith, SS Chris Haris.
Thursday Night Football
Houston at Detroit
Lions: T Jeff Backus, WR Titus Young, QB Kellen Moore, T Corey Hilliard, DE Ronnell Lewis, CB Jacob Lacey, DT Corey Williams.
Texans: WR DeVeir Posey, CB Jonathan Joseph, RB Ben Tate, ILB Tim Dobbins, T Andrew Gardner, G Cody White, NT Shaun Cody.
Washington at Dallas
Redskins: QB Rex Grossman, WR Dezmon Briscoe, CB Richard Crawford, CB Jerome Murphy, OG Adam Gettis, OL Maurice Hurt, DE Doug Worthington.
Cowboys: CB Vince Agnew, RB DeMarco Murray; C Ryan Cook, C Phil Costa, WR Kevin Ogletree, DT Jay Ratliff, DE Sean Lissemore.
New England at NY Jets
Patriots: TE Rob Gronkowski, DE Chandler Jones, DE Jake Bequette, DB Marquice Cole, T Sebastian Vollmer, G Logan Mankins, T Markus Zusevics.
Jets: QB Greg McElroy, RB Kahlil Bell, DB Aaron Berry, DT Damon Harrison, TE Hayden Smith, G Caleb Schlauderaff, G Hayworth Hicks.
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