The Green Bay Packers won’t have their most dangerous receiver for Monday night’s game against the Detroit Lions, while the Lions could be back to full strength in the secondary.
Cornerback Darius Slay and safety Quandre Diggs are both listed as questionable after missing practice time this week with hamstring injuries.
Slay is expected to play after sitting out the Week 4 loss against the Kansas City Chiefs and with an extra week of rest following last week’s bye.
Diggs suffered his injury in the first half of the Chiefs game. He was mostly a spectator during the open portion of practice early this week, but was a more active participant in practice Saturday.
If Diggs can’t play, the Lions will use some combination of Tavon Wilson and rookie Will Harris alongside regular starter Tracy Walker at safety.
In all, the Lions listed six players as questionable on their injury report. Da’Shawn Hand (elbow) could make his season debut Monday after missing the first four games with an elbow injury; tight end T.J. Hockenson is still waiting final clearance from concussion protocol; A’Shawn Robinson is questionable with a knee injury; and Danny Amendola is expected back from a chest injury.
Defensive tackle Mike Daniels (foot) and cornerback Amani Oruwariye (knee) will not play Monday.
The Packers ruled started wide receiver Davante Adams (toe) and rookie safety Darnell Savage (ankle) out for Monday. With Adams out of the lineup last week, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers completed just four passes to wide receivers in a 10-point win over the Dallas Cowboys.
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Published at Sat, 12 Oct 2019 20:35:44 +0000