Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is active against the New York Giants.
The Detroit Lions have listed cornerback Chris Houston as doubtful to play the Baltimore Ravens because of a toe injury.
David Akers. There is going to be a point field goals are going to make or break the Lions. Will Akers make it, literally.
“Still being evaluated,” head coach Jim Schwartz said. “We’ll just see where that takes us. It was sort of a freak thing.”
The Detroit Lions face off with the Philadelphia Eagles this week. In the lead up to that contest, a new key offensive contributor finds themselves on the injury report.
Lions CB Chris Houston Inactive Against Packers
According to the Chicago Tribune, his attorney Michael McCrum, presented phone records in court to bolster a claim the father of the Detroit Lions’ Chris Houston — Larry Houston — not Hurd, was a partner in the drug ring.
Chris Houston did not start the second half, and he said he agreed with the decision after struggling in coverage against the Bengals receivers.
The Detroit Lions have 13 takeaways this season — three less than all of last season — and the defense isn’t the only unit pleased with the performance.
Asked how he can get players to play the ball instead of the receiver, Cunningham – a 44-year coaching veteran – laughs, and there is a measure of scorn in the sound.