Surprise Sky Bet League One leaders Shrewsbury could have striker Stefan Payne fit after a facial injury.
He was injured scoring in last week's 2-1 win at Oldham and forced off but may return.
James Bolton is almost fit after a knee problem while Junior Brown is available after shaking off a knock to play at Oldham last week.
Midfielder Bryn Morris (knee) is closing in on a return to training after not featuring since the opening day victory over Northampton.
Blackburn are again checking on winger...