Two key players on Atlanta's defense showed up on the injury report during this week's preparation for the Oakland Raiders.
The inactives players list has been released and Babineaux and Nicholas are playing.
Two starters for the Raiders will be out against the Falcons. Right tackle Khalif Barnes is out and Willie Smith will start in his place. Cornerback Shawntae Spencer is also out and Pat Lee will start.
Other Raiders inactives include QB Terrelle Pryor, OL Lucas Nix, TE Richard Gordon, DE Jack Crawford and DT Christo Bilukidi.