Packers inactives: Who’s in, who’s out vs. Bucs in NFC title game

Zach Kruse
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The Green Bay Packers will have their entire secondary available for Sunday’s NFC Championship Game, but the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will not.

Packers cornerbacks Kevin King and Tramon Williams are active, while Buccaneers safety Antoine Winfield Jr. is inactive due to an ankle injury.

King was listed as questionable after suffering a back injury during practice this week. He’ll be expected to start opposite Jaire Alexander. Williams, now on his third stint with the Packers, was elevated from the practice squad to the gameday roster.

The loss of Winfield is a significant one. He was the second-best run-defending safety at Pro Football Focus this season. The rookie is also a terrific blitzer for Todd Bowles, and his forced fumble on Jared Cook last week turned that game around for the Bucs in the second half.

Tampa Bay is also without receiver Antonio Brown, who was ruled out on Friday with a knee injury.

The Packers will be without Kingsley Keke, who is still recovering from a concussion. The other six players on the Packers’ inactive list are healthy scratches.

Packers inactives

QB Jordan Love
CB Ka’dar Hollman
S Vernon Scott
CB Josh Jackson
LB Jonathan Garvin
TE Jace Sternberger
DL Kingsley Keke

Buccaneers inactives

S Antoine Winfield Jr.
QB Ryan Griffin
RB Ke’Shawn Vaughn
WR Antonio Brown
TE Antony Auclair
DL Khalil Davis
DL Jeremiah Ledbetter

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