GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Bucs secondary could get a lift with starting safeties Antoine Winfield Jr. and Mike Edwards expected to play tonight against the Cardinals.
Edwards, who was nursing a hamstring injury, did not practice until Friday, when he was limited.
Winfield aggravated an ankle injury in last Sunday’s loss at Cincinnati and did not practice during the week. Both players were listed as questionable.
In addition, the Bucs will have receiver Julio Jones in the lineup despite a recurring knee injury that limited him in practice all week.
Right tackle Tristan Wirfs, who was named to his second straight Pro Bowl, returns tonight after missing three games with an ankle injury. Left tackle Donovan Smith, however, will not play due to a foot injury. Josh Wells will move right to left tackle to start for Smith.
Other inactive players include defensive tackle Vita Vea (calf), cornerback Jamel Dean (toe), outside linebacker Carl Nassib (pectoral) as well as receiver Breshad Perriman and guard John Molchon.
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