Panthers start fourth-stringer Goodson at RB

With three running backs (DeAngelo Williams, Jonathan Stewart, Tyrell Sutton) sitting out because of injuries, the Panthers will turn to Mike Goodson against the Buccaneers’ 30th-ranked rushing defense.

For the Bucs, WR Sammie Stroughter (foot) is inactive after not participating in practice this week and being listed as questionable on the team’s final injury report. LB Quincy Black also was questionable this week while nursing an ankle injury, but he will not play.

However, RT Jeremy Trueblood will return to the Bucs’ lineup after missing the last two games with a knee injury.

Full inactives list:

Panthers
Armanti Edwards (No. 3 QB)
RB Tyrell Sutton
CB C.J. Wilson
RB Jonathan Stewart
RB DeAngelo Williams
LB Adbul Hodge
DE Gregg Hardy
WR Devin Thomas

Buccaneers
Rudy Carpenter (No. 3 QB)
WR Sammie Stroughter
CB Myron Lewis
RB Earnest Graham
LB Quincy Black
OT Will Barker
DE Kyle Moore
DT Ryan Sims

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