Harry Davis will face a late fitness test ahead of Grimsby’s League Two clash with Northampton on Saturday.
The centre-back has been out of action since picking up an ankle injury in the 1-1 draw at Leyton Orient on January 11.
Forward Jordan Cook is stepping up his recovery having last featured on January 1, but will not be ready to return this weekend.
Jake Hessenthaler remains a long-term absentee for the Mariners.
Arsenal loan forward James Olayinka is accelerating his recovery from an ankle complaint, but will not be fit for the Blundell Park trip this weekend.
The 19-year-old was man of the match on his Northampton debut in the 3-0 win over Scunthorpe on January 28, but has since been back at Arsenal for rehabilitation.
Striker Harry Smith could be in contention as he continues to battle past an ankle complaint.
The towering number nine has been out of action since suffering the injury in the 4-0 loss at Crawley on Boxing Day.