The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will have to beat the Atlanta Falcons without running back Doug Martin and defensive tackle Gerald McCoy. Martin is out with a knee injury he suffered in week one, while McCoy is recovering from a broken hand he suffered against the St. Louis Rams.
For the Atlanta Falcons, wide receiver Roddy White will not be active tonight and he'll be replaced by Harry Douglas and Devin Hester. Rookie tackle Jake Matthews is healthy enough to start.
Bobby Rainey will get the start in place of Martin with the Bucs, while Clinton McDonald and Da'Quan Bowers are likely to platoon in replacing McCoy, with Akeem Spence coming in at nose tackle when McDonald slides over to under tackle.
In addition, the Buccaneers will be without tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins and linebacker Mason Foster, both of whom had been ruled out earlier. Brandon Myers will take on most tight end duties, while Foster will be replaced by Dane Fletcher. The lone good news for the Bucs is that Michael Johnson is ready to play after missing Sunday's game with an ankle injury.
Buccaneers inactives: DT Gerald McCoy, TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins, LB Mason Foster, RB Doug Martin, T Kevin Pamphile, G Rishaw Johnson, G Kadeem Edwards
Falcons inactives: WR Roddy White, QB Sean Renfree, CB Javier Arenas, LB Tyler Starr, C James Stone, T Ryan Schraeder, DT Cliff Matthews