Monday Night Football Injury Update: Fred Taylor, Channing Crowder Inactive
Pat McQuistan is starting at right guard in place of Jerry, Randy Starks moves over from nose tackle to right defensive end in place of Odrick with Paul Soliai starting at nose tackle and Tim Dobbins gets the start at middle linebacker for Crowder.
Also, rookie linebacker Austin Spitler is making his pro debut as he is taking the place of suspended defensive end Tony McDaniel. Spitler was signed off the practice squad and guard Ray Feinga was released to make room for him.
New England's inactives are running back Fred Taylor, wide receiver Taylor Price, cornerback Terrence Wheatley, running back Thomas Clayton, offensive lineman Rich Ohrnberger, offensive tackle Nick Kaczur, defensive lineman Kyle Love and linebacker Shawn Crable.