The former Norwich man was shown his fifth booking of the season during the 4-1 defeat at the hands of Sheffield Wednesday so must sit out a one-match ban.
Striker Sam Baldock was replaced after just half an hour of that loss after taking a knock to his ankle and he will be given a late fitness test.
Jermaine Easter remains out as he recuperates from his thigh strain while on-loan QPR forward Angelo Balanta is out with an ankle injury.
However fellow attacker Aaron Wilbraham made his comeback from a back injury as a late substitute and could return to the starting line-up.
Defender Jude Stirling is still not back in training as he recovers from a long-term groin injury.