Well, for those that are "down with the tank," today's inactives are mostly positive.
Our #SDvsKC Inactives: G/T D. Fluker QB B. Sorensen WR S. Johnson WR D. Inman ILB K. Conner CB G. Ducre NT S. Lissemore— San Diego Chargers (@Chargers) December 13, 2015
With Stevie Johnson and Dontrelle Inman inactive, that leaves the San Diego Chargers' a little on the thin side at receiver. Malcom Floyd, Javontee Herndon, Vincent Brown, and Tyrell Williams aren't the receiver corps the Chargers planned on having active on game days back in August. By most reports, Philip Rivers (who is active) is quite sick.
Philip Rivers is active and ready to go. Can't be feeling great. Source said yesterday, "It's coming out of both ends." #TMI— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) December 13, 2015
Given where we are in the season, you have to wonder if Rivers is going to be asked to play the entire game. For his sake, you rather hope not.
For some reason, Donald Butler is active and Kavell Conner is inactive. I know that losing is better for the future of the organization right now, but this continued insistence on wasting an active roster spot on Butler can't really be helping anyone.
As far as the Chiefs go, they have one interesting name on their inactive list.
#Chiefs inactives: LB Houston, WR Thomas, DB Abdullah, DE DeVito, QB Murray, OL Allen, DL Nunez-Roches— Adam Teicher (@adamteicher) December 13, 2015
Justin Houston is one of the best pass rushers in the NFL, and hopefully his absence saves Rivers from some punishment.