Unexpectedly, Donovan Smith will miss the game.

– Inactives for the Bucs-Saints game: Donovan Smith will miss his third game overall. – Donovan Smith, the starting left tackle, will get a rare opportunity to watch

– Sunday's game in New Orleans from the sidelines, and the Buccaneers' offence will also be without wideouts. Julio Jones and Chris Godwin.

– Smith was unable to play in this Sunday's Superdome game against the New Orleans Saints due to a hyperextended elbow.

– He sustained in the Buccaneers' season-opening victory at Dallas a week ago..

– In his place, Josh Wells will start at left tackle. Smith has played in 112 of the last 114 Buccaneers games.

– With just one game missing each in the 2019 and 2020 seasons.Additionally, the Buccaneers will be without starting wide receiver Chris Godwin.

–  – who suffered a hamstring injury in Dallas. This was Godwin's first game back following a serious knee injury.