Blackburn could have Bradley Johnson available for the home clash with QPR after he missed the thumping win at Sheffield Wednesday through illness.
Charlie Mulgrew could also be involved after his season-long loan spell at Wigan was cut short.
Corry Evans has undergone surgery on a fractured skull but manager Tony Mowbray has yet to put a timescale on a return for the Northern Ireland international.
Greg Cunningham returned to parent club Cardiff following an ACL injury, while Bradley Dack remains sidelined.
QPR will be without striker Nahki Wells for the trip.
The 29-year-old was recalled from his loan spell by parent club Burnley, despite the west London club’s best attempts to sign him on a permanent basis.
Defender Yoann Barbet is expected to return to training this week following a hamstring problem.
Charlie Owens (knee) remains sidelined for Mark Warburton’s side.