Nicholas, Babineaux will play Sunday


ATLANTA -- Linebacker Stephen Nicholas and defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux, who had been listed as questionable with injuries, are expected to start Sunday’s game with the Oakland Raiders.

The Falcons just gave out their list of inactives and Nicholas and Babineaux aren’t on it.

Quarterback Dominique Davis, cornerback Terrence Johnson, running back Antone Smith, offensive tackle Lamar Holmes, tight end Michael Palmer, defensive end Jonathan Massaquoi and defensive end Cliff Matthews are inactive.