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Buccaneers vs Falcons - Week twelve inactives

Here are the full lists of inactive players for the Buccaneers and Falcons

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The Buccaneers will once again be without outside linebacker Anthony Nelson as he continues to deal with a hamstring injury, but the Atlanta Falcons may be a little more beat up.

Staring running back Devonta Freeman and tight end Austin Hooper will both miss the first of two meetings between these NFC South rivals. Although key defensive ends Adrian Clayborn and Takk McKinley missed practice earlier in the week, it appears both will be available to play today. How much they play we don’t know, but dealing with groin and shoulder injuries respectively, they may be rotated out a little more often than usual.

The Bucs will also once again be without cornerback M.J. Stewart, meaning that rookie safety Mike Edwards might get some time at nickel corner like he did last week against the Saints - where he played extremely well.

A lot of eyes will be on Jamel Dean this week. After a putrid debut as a starter against Seattle, Dean bounced back to be a key player on the defense against Arizona. Last week against the Saints, he didn’t get a single defensive snap. It’ll be interesting to see how, if, and when the Buccaneers go to him this week.

Another player to keep an eye on is outside linebacker Carl Nassib, who may get his first game action in a few weeks since dealing with a groin injury. He came into today listed as questionable so, like Clayborn and McKinley, he may be on a bit of a pitch count.

Here are the full lists of inactive players for each team;

Tampa Bay Buccaneers;

Outside Linebacker - Anthony Nelson

Cornerback - M.J. Stewart

Offensive Tackle - Jerald Hawkins

Outside Linebacker - Khazin Daniels

Guard - Aaron Stinnie

Tight End - Jordan Leggett

Cornerback - Mazzi Wilkins

Atlanta Falcons;

Running Back - Devonta Freeman

Tight End - Austin Hooper

Safety - Kemal Ishmael

Defensive End - John Cominsky

Offensive Tackle - Matt Gono

Defensive Tackle - Deadrin Sneat

Wide Receiver - Brandon Powell

The Buccaneers and Falcons kick off inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta at 1:00 p.m. ET.