CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The New Orleans Saints are without two starters on their offensive line for Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers.
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Center Olin Kreutz (knee) is inactive after being listed as questionable. The Saints already had ruled out tackle Zach Strief because of a knee injury.
Brian de la Puente will start for Kreutz, and Charles Brown will start for Strief.
The rest of the Saints' inactives are: linebacker Will Herring, tight end David Thomas, wide receiver Adrian Arrington, linebacker Martez Wilson and defensive end John Charleston.
The Panthers' inactives are: kick returner/running back Mike Goodson, quarterback Jimmy Clausen, cornerback Josh Thomas, linebacker Thomas Williams, defensive tackle Andre Neblett, tackle Lee Ziemba and defensive tackle Frank Kearse.
Visit www.nfl.com/inactives for all of Sunday's inactive players.
Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press