Guyton, Vereen among today's inactives

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The following players are inactive for the Patriots this afternoon:

QB Ryan Mallett

WR Taylor Price

RB Shane Vereen

LB Gary Guyton

OL Ryan Wendell

OL Dan Koppen

DL Mike Wright

This means that offensive tackle Sebastian Vollmer, who missed Monday night's opener in Miami, is active for this afternoon's game. He was questionable for the game with a back injury.

Guyton (hamstring), Price (hamstring), and Wendell (calf) were all listed as questionable on the injury report. Wright (concussion) and Koppen (fibula) had been declared out for the game.

In addition, defensive end Jermaine Cunningham and linebacker Brandon Spikes are active for the first time this season.

Here are the inactives for the Chargers:

WR Patrick Crayton

CB Shareece Wright

RB Jordan Todman

LB Darryl Gamble

LB Jonas Mouton

WR Vincent Brown

DE Luis Castillo