The Official Online RBS 6 Nations Store is open. The store has everything you need to get behind your team during the RBS 6 Nations, plus the store is now fully stocked with a much wider range of rugby merchandise.
Tait – younger brother of England centre Mathew – qualifies for Scotland through a Glaswegian grandparent but his only international experience so far has been England under-18 and under-20 caps.
Paterson withdrew in the 31-24 defeat to Wales at the Millennium Stadium last Saturday after damaging his kidney while Evans underwent a second neck operation on Wednesday.
Scotland travel to the Stadio Flaminio to take on Italy next week after losing their opening two games and Robinson might be tempted to give the in-form back his international chance.