Anthony Spencer, Scott Fujita headline early game NFL inactive lists

Brian McIntyre

With Matt Cassel sidelined by a concussion, the Kansas City Chiefs will start Brady Quinn against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. Quinn will be making his first NFL start since a Dec. 20, 2009 game against the Chiefs where he passed for 66 yards and was intercepted twice.

In addition to Cassel, other notable names who will be either at home or modeling Nike and New Era sideline apparel are Dallas Cowboys outside linebacker Anthony Spencer, Baltimore Ravens left guard Ramon Harewood and Cincinnati Bengals first round cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick. The Cleveland Browns will be without defensive tackle Ahtyba Rubin and linebacker Scott Fujita, while the Miami Dolphins have opted to not dress veteran wide receiver Jabar Gaffney, who they signed to replace Legedu Naanee.

Sunday will mark the 2012 debuts of a pair of safeties. Louis Delmas will add much-needed leadership and play-making ability to the back end of the Detroit Lions secondary, while the Chiefs will have Kendrick Lewis for the first time this season.

Here are the early game NFL inactive lists:

Oakland Raiders at Atlanta Falcons

Oakland: QB Terrelle Pryor, TE Richard Gordon, OT Khalif Barnes, OL Lucas Nix, DT Christo Bilukidi, DE Jack Crawford, CB Shawntae Spencer

Atlanta: QB Dominique Davis, RB Antone Smith, TE Michael Palmer, OT Lamar Holmes, DE Jonathan Massaquoi, DE Cliff Matthews, CB Terrence Johnson

Dallas Cowboys at Baltimore Ravens

Dallas: WR Cole Beasley, C/G Ryan Cook, DE Marcus Spears, LB Anthony Spencer, LB Orie Lemon, S Matt Johnson, P Brian Moorman

Baltimore: WR Deonte Thompson, OT Jah Reid, G Ramon Harewood, DE DeAngelo Tyson, DL Bryan Hall, LB Sergio Kindle, CB Asa Jackson

Cincinnati Bengals at Cleveland Browns

Cincinnati: WR Mohamed Sanu, WR Ryan Whalen, TE Richard Quinn, DT Brandon Thompson, CB Jason Allen, CB Dre Kirkpatrick, S George Iloka

Cleveland: WR Mohamed Massaquoi, WR Travis Benjamin, OT Ryan Miller, DT Ahtyba Rubin, LB Scott Fujita, CB Dimitri Patterson, S Tashaun Gipson

St. Louis Rams at Miami Dolphins

St. Louis: QB Austin Davis, RB Terrance Ganaway, WR Danny Amendola, OT Rodger Saffold, DT Matt Conrath, LB Mario Haggan, S Matt Daniels

Miami: QB Pat Devlin, RB Daniel Thomas, WR Rishard Matthews, WR Jabar Gaffney, TE Michael Egnew, OT Will Yeatman, CB Richard Marshall

Indianapolis Colts at New York Jets

Indianapolis: QB Chandler Harnish, RB Donald Brown, G Joe Reitz, DT Fili Moala, DT Martin Tevaseu, LB Robert Mathis, LB Pat Angerer

NY Jets: QB Greg McElroy, RB Jonathan Grimes, FB John Conner, WR Clyde Gates, NT Sione Po'uha, NT Kenrick Ellis, S Eric Smith

Detroit Lions at Philadelphia Eagles

Detroit: QB Kellen Moore, RB Kevin Smith, OT Jason Fox, OT Corey Hilliard, DT Corey Williams, LB Tahir Whitehead, S Ricardo Silva

Philadelphia: QB Trent Edwards, RB Dion Lewis, WR Damaris Johnson, OT Nate Menkin, C/G Steve Vallos, DE Vinny Curry, LB Jamar Chaney

Kansas City Chiefs at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Kansas City: QB Matt Cassel, RB Peyton Hillis, WR Devon Wylie, C/G Bryan Mattison, DE Glenn Dorsey, LB Bryan Kehl, S Tysyn Hartman

Tampa Bay: RB Michael Smith, WR Chris Owusu, TE Danny Noble, C/G Cody Wallace, DE Markus White, LB Najee Goode, CB Keith Tandy

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