Giants CB Amukamara inactive against Tampa Bay

New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara and linebacker Keith

Rivers are inactive for their game against the Tampa Bay


Amukamara was projected as a starter for the Super Bowl

champions after Terrell Thomas was lost for the second straight

season with a knee injury. He has missed both regular-season games

with a high ankle sprain. Rookie Jayron Hosley got the start


Rivers has a hamstring injury.

Bucs starting right tackle Jeremy Trueblood was inactive with an

ankle injury. Demar Dotson replaced him.

Defensive tackle Marvin Austin, the Giants’ second-round draft

pick in 2011, was active for the first time in his career. He

missed last season with a pectoral injury and the opener against

Dallas with back issues.