Jermaine Jenas, who also made the move to Loftus Road in the transfer window, is named on the substitutes' bench.
Loic Remy and Nedum Onuoha both miss out, having been ruled out of the game through injury.
Luciano Becchio, who signed from Leeds United, starts on the bench for the Canaries.
QPR: Cesar, Fabio, Samba, Hill, Traore, SWP, Derry, Mbia, Townsend, Taarabt, Mackie
Norwich: Bunn, Martin, Johnson, Bassong, Turner, Snodgrass, Holt, Pilkington, Hoolahan, Garrido, Tettey