The 2020 NFL regular season comes to a close this afternoon as the playoff bound Tampa Bay Buccaneers take on the Atlanta Falcons at home. Much has been made about whether or not head coach Bruce Arians would rest players or not with a Wild Card game next week. From the looks of this inactives list, Carlton Davis III is getting an extra week off to get him ready for next weekend.
Buccaneers Players Inactive for Today's Game:
#4 QB Ryan Griffin
#24 CB Carlton Davis III
#25 RB LeSean McCoy
#88 TE Tanner Hudson
#95 DL Jeremiah Ledbetter
Elevated for today’s game:
#36 CB Herb Miller
#91 DL Benning Potoa'e
— Buccaneers Communications (@BuccaneersComms) January 3, 2021
With the return of Ronald Jones II, LeSean McCoy lands on the list with Leonard Fournette and rookie Ke’Shawn Vaughn rounding out today’s available running backs.
On the Falcons side of the ball, Julio Jones is still out leaving Calvin Ridley as they’re number one receiver again this week.
Falcons inactives for today's season finale:
WR Julio Jones
WR Brandon Powell
CB Tyler Hall
CB Darqueze Dennard
DT Deadrin Senat
RB Qadree Ollison
TE Jared Pinkneyhttps://t.co/dUOxLEVDiy
— William McFadden (@willmcfadden) January 3, 2021
The Buccaneers will look to grab their 11th win for only the fourth time in franchise history today as they close out the regular season at home.