Saints vs. Buccaneers 2013 injury report: Patrick Robinson, Carl Nicks listed as questionable

Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE

New Orleans' pass defense could be in trouble against Tampa Bay based on the Week 2 injury report.

The New Orleans Saints' defense has struggle to rush the passer and cover in recent years. A quick look at the Saints' Week 2 injury report doesn't bode well for those areas improving against the Buccaneers.

Defensive tackles Tyrunn Walker and Brodrick Bunkley are both out with injuries, while three cornerbacks are listed as questionable on the injury report. Patrick Robinson, Jabari Greer and Corey White will all be hampered on Sunday.

Tampa Bay enters the game with a cleaner bill of health. Only five players are listed, the biggest name being Carl Nicks, who is questionable with a foot injury.

Saints injury report

Out

DT Tyrunn Walker (knee)

DT Brodrick Bunkley (calf)

Questionable

CB Corey White (illness)

CB Patrick Robinson (foot)

CB Jabari Greer (back)

DE Glenn Foster (knee)

Probable

LB Curtis Lofton (knee)

LB Martez Wilson (elbow)

LB Junior Galette (hamstring)

WR Marques Colston (foot)

T Zach Strief (neck)

Buccaneers injury report

Out

TE Tom Crabtree (ankle)

CB Michael Adams (out)

Questionable

CB Rashaan Melvin (hamstring)

G Carl Nicks (foot)

Probable

RB Erik Lorig (calf)

More from SB Nation NFL:

Week 2 matchups under the microscope

Josh Freeman's wild ride

Advanced NFL Power Rankings: Eagles on the move

Week 2 picks after wild opening week

Disarming the NFL's newest weapon: How to stop the read-option

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.