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Bucs-Saints Inactives: Foster Remains Out

LB Mason Foster was questionable to play Sunday after returning to practice this past week, but he will miss his third straight game...The Saints lost S Jairus Byrd to a midweek knee injury

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New Orleans Saints named their seven game day inactives on Sunday at 11:30 a.m. ET, 90 minutes before kickoff of their Week Five matchup at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. NFL teams are required to reduce their active rosters to 46 players for each regular-season game.

The Bucs' inactive list is mostly comprised of injured players. Mason Foster, the team's starting middle linebacker, will miss his third straigh game while QB Josh McCown and DE Larry English are out for a second straight week. With WR Mike Evans out due to a groin injury, Louis Murphy is expected to start for the Buccaneers opposite Vincent Jackson. The Saints will once again be without RB Mark Ingram and FB Erik Lorig. In addition, starting free safety Jairus Byrd suffered a season-ending knee injury in practice this week.


G Kadeem Edwards
DE Larry English
WR Mike Evans
LB Mason Foster
S Dashon Goldson
QB Josh McCown
T Kevin Pamphile

English, Evans, Foster and, Goldson and McCown are out due to injury.


S Jairus Byrd
NT Brandon Deaderick
RB Mark Ingram
FB Erik Lorig
WR Joseph Morgan
LB Ronald Powell
WR Nick Toon

Byrd, Ingram and Lorig are out due to injury.

Brush up on the Saints' key players before Sunday's matchup in New Orleans.

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