The Detroit Lions can be missing a few superstar strength on offense nowadays as they host the Seattle Seahawks at Ford field.
Going for walks lower back D’Andre quick (ankle/shoulder) and extensive receivers Amon-Ra St. Brown (ankle) and DJ Chark (ankle), arguably Detroit’s 3 maximum explosive talent-position gamers, are all inactive nowadays due to harm.
Quick’s 231 dashing yards and eight.6-yard average in keeping with rush have paced a Lions rushing attack that enters Sunday ranked third in the NFL at 170.3 yards in line with recreation. Detroit’s run sport is pinnacle 3 inside the NFL in yards (511), common (five.Nine) and touchdowns (five).
Veteran Jamaal Williams is expected to address the majority of the work in Detroit’s backfield. He rushed for 87 yards and two touchdowns on 20 tries ultimate week vs. Minnesota substituting for rapid. The Lions additionally have faith in Craig Reynolds and veteran Justin Jackson going for walks in the back of their incredible offensive line.
St. Brown leads the Lions in receptions (23), receiving yards (253) and touchdowns (three). His 23 receptions path handiest Cooper Kupp (28), Stefon Diggs (27) and Marquise Brown (24) via the primary three weeks of the season. Chark is Detroit’s most regular deep threat and has a touchdown at the yr.
The Lions accelerated Tom Kennedy and Maurice Alexander from the exercise squad on Saturday and both are active. Josh Reynolds, who was questionable coming in with an ankle damage, is lively. The Lions can even want veteran huge receivers Kalif Raymond and Quintez Cephus to step up and make plays. It is also an possibility for tight quit T.J. Hockenson to have a massive recreation after a as a substitute quiet begin to the season.
Kicker Austin Seibert ignored exercise all week with a proper groin injury and was ruled out Friday. Dominik Eberle gets the nod to deal with kicking obligations nowadays for the Lions. Eberle made 2-of-three discipline dreams and all five more factor attempts filling in a single game for Houston final season.
Joining speedy, St. Brown, Chark and Seibert on the inactive list nowadays for Detroit are: protective lineman John Cominsky, protect Jonah Jackson and defensive lineman Demetrius Taylor.