BOSTON (CBS) — The Patriots will be going up against the defending champs without the services of their starting right tackle.

Trent Brown, who was a limited participant in practice this week with his calf injury, was on the inactive list on Sunday night for the third consecutive week. Brown, who rejoined the Patriots in a trade this offseason, has only played the first series of the season before departing due to injury.

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Rookie running back Rhamondre Stevenson is also inactive for the third consecutive week. He fumbled and allowed a QB hit in blitz pickup in Week 1 and has yet to see the field since.

Cornerback Joejuan Williams is a healthy scratch for the Patriots, while linebacker Ja’Whaun Bentley is out due to a shoulder injury.

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For the Buccaneers, pass rusher Jason Pierre-Paul is inactive. He was listed as questionable with a shoulder injury.

The complete list of inactives is below.

PATRIOTS
T Trent Brown
LB Ronnie Perkins
CB Joejuan Williams
LB Ja’Whaun Bentley
CB Shaun Wade
RB Rhamondre Stevenson
TE Devin Asiasi

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BUCCANEERS
RB Giovani Bernard
CB Jamel Dean
TE Rob Gronkowski
DE Jason Pierre-Paul
QB Kyle Trask
G Nick Leverett
WR Jaelon Darden

CBSBoston.com Staff