Argyle wait on Purse
Plymouth will be hoping captain Darren Purse will be available to face Northampton.
The Argyle defender missed the Capital One Cup penalty shoot-out defeat to Burnley on Tuesday with a calf injury, and faces a race against time to prove his fitness before Saturday's game.
Midfielder Paul Wotton was also absent at Turf Moor after manager Carl Fletcher opted to rest the 35-year-old, but he will be available to face the Cobblers.
Summer signing Rhys Griffiths will play no part as he continues his recovering from a calf injury, and midfielder Jamie Lowry will also miss out as he is expected to be sidelined until late October with an ankle ligament injury.
Fletcher has a number of options in attacking positions as the Devon club attempt to solve their goalscoring problems.
Only Robbie Williams has got his name on the scoresheet this season, with strikers Matt Lecointe, Warren Feeney, Nick Chadwick, and Paris Cowan-Hall yet to find the back of the net so far this term.