Hull must alter their defence once again for Sunday's visit of Liverpool after Paul McShane tore a hamstring against Crystal Palace last weekend.
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Fellow centre-half Curtis Davies took a knock to the shin in that match but is expected to start, with Alex Bruce likely to partner him in McShane's absence.
Midfielder Stephen Quinn (hamstring) and forward Sone Aluko (Achilles) are out but defender James Chester should be fit enough for the bench after two months on the sidelines.
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is likely to return to the starting line up having been dropped for the Merseyside derby.
The England forward has a full week of training behind him after struggling to prove his fitness last week on his return from international duty.
Manager Brendan Rodgers has to decide whether to stick with Jon Flanagan at left-back.
Hull (from): McGregor, Harper, Chester, Faye, Figueroa, Bruce, Davies, Rosenior, Elmohamady, Boyd, Brady, Livermore, Huddlestone, Meyler, Koren, Sagbo, Gedo, Graham.
Liverpool (from): Mignolet, Johnson, Skrtel, Agger, Flanagan, Lucas, Gerrard, Henderson, Allen, Coutinho, Suarez, Sturridge, Jones, Toure, Sakho, Cissokho, Alberto, Moses, Sterling.