Brian Dawkins is inactive

DENVER – The Denver Broncos will have to face the pass-happy New England Patriots without veteran safety Brian Dawkins. He is inactive with a neck injury that forced him to leave the win over Chicago last week.

Dawkins missed practice Wednesday and Thursday, but he did practice on a limited basis Friday. He was listed as questionable. Cornerback Andre Goodman is active and is expected to play. He listed as questionable.

The Broncos will start rookies Quentin Carter and Rahim Moore at safety.

Meanwhile, the Raiders will be without defensive tackle John Henderson, safety Michael Huff and running back Taiwan Jones on Sunday ageist Detroit. They were all game-time decisions.