Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham
Outside linebacker Adalius Thomas is out even though he didn't appear on the Patriots' injury report all week. As ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss explains, the Patriots likely will operate out of a 4-3 base.
The Patriots are dressing 40-year-old linebacker Junior Seau.
Receiver Joey Galloway has been scratched for a third straight game.
Here are the complete inactive lists for the game:
Receiver Lavelle Hawkins
Tight end Craig Stevens
Guard Leroy Harris
Defensive tackle Sen'Derrick Marks
Defensive end Jevon Kearse
Cornerback Cortland Finnegan
Cornerback Nick Harper
Defensive back Vincent Fuller
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