Buccaneers - Falcons Inactives: Arrelious Benn, Brent Grimes Out

TAMPA FL - DECEMBER 05: Receiver Arrelious Benn #17 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers dives for the endzone as defensive back Brent Grimes #20 of the Atlanta Falcons pushes him out of bounds during the game at Raymond James Stadium on December 5 2010 in Tampa Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

The inactives for the game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Atlanta Falcons are in. For the Bucs, Arrelious Benn and Jeremy Trueblood are the most significant inactives. Both are out with injury. James Lee will reportedly get the start in Trueblood's place, while Dezmon Briscoe should start for Benn. The Bucs will lack speed on offense with Benn out, but James Lee (or Demar Dotson, who should get some playing time too) should do better in pass protection than Jeremy Trueblood.

Interestingly the entire Bucs defensive line is actually active, except for fourth-stringer Daniel Te'o-Nesheim, despite many defensive linemen populating the injury report. In addition, Anthony Gaitor will not feature in today's game which will give Myron Lewis a final chance to show that he really does belong on an NFL roster.

For the Falcons, Brent Grimes is the most important inactive. The cornerback has been a plague for Josh Freeman in the past, but won't factor in today's game.

Full Inactives:

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: QB Rudy Carpenter, WR Arrelious Benn, WR Sammie Stroughter, CB Anthony Gaitor, DE Daniel Te'o-Nesheim, T Jeremy Trueblood, G Derek Hardman.

Atlanta Falcons: QB John Parker Wilson, CB Brent Grimes, LB Stephen Nicholas, C Brett Romberg, OL Kirk Chambers, WR Kerry Meier, DE Cliff Matthews

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