Edinburgh's Martin Leslie is still out with a neck and shoulder injury and will miss the Calcutta Cup encounter at Twickenham on March 22.
Club-mate Scott Murray will again deputise following his late call-up to face Wales.
The most notable change is that Bristol Shoguns forward Ross Beattie has been preferred to Glasgow's Jon Petrie.
Brendan Laney is still out with an ankle injury meaning Gregor Townsend is likely to continue at stand-off. Bryan Redpath was again named captain.
Scotland squad to face England in the RBS 6 Nations Championship at Twickenham on Saturday, March 22:
Backs: M Blair (Edinburgh), A Craig (Orrell), K Logan (Wasps), J McLaren (Brodeaux), G Metcalfe (Glasgow), C Paterson (Edinburgh), B Redpath (Sale Sharks, captain), G Ross (Leeds), G Townsend (Borders), K Utterson (Borders).
Forwards: R Beattie (Bristol Shoguns), G Bulloch (Glasgow), B Douglas (Borders), S Grimes (Newcastle), N Hines (Edinburgh), G Kerr (Leeds), A Mower (Newcastle), S Murray (Edinburgh), R Russell (Saracens), T Smith (Northampton), S Taylor (Edinburgh), J White (Glasgow).