Detroit Lions without Jarrad Davis again; complete info on inactives for both teams

Travis Swanson returns after missing last week

The Lions will again be without starting middle linebacker Jarrad Davis (concussion/neck)  in today’s divisional game at the Minnesota Vikings. It’s the second straight game Davis has missed.

Also out for the Lions will be rookie wide receiver Kenny Golladay (hamstring) and safety Don Carey (knee) who plays mostly on special teams.

Running back Dwayne Washington (quad) and guard Zac Kerin (knee) had been declared out on Friday.

The offensive line will be back to normal with center Travis Swanson (ankle) returning after missing last week. Kerin started at left guard last Sunday.

Other inactives for the Lions are running back Tion Green, guard Tim Lelito  (who was signed this week) and linebacker Thurston Armbrister.

Vikings quarterback Case Keenum will start for the second straight game in place of Sam Bradford (knee).

Other inactives for the Vikings: Tackle Rashod Hill. WR Rodney Adams, WR Stacy Coley, G Danny Isidora, DE Tashawn Bower and DT Jaleel Johnson.


Author: Paula Pasche

Paula Pasche, a veteran sports writer, covers the Detroit Lions for her Lions Lowdown blog. She has written two books, "Game of My Life Detroit Lions" and "100 Things Lions Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die" which are available at bookstores and on She won first place for column writing from the Society of Professional Journalists in Detroit (Class B) in 2011, 2012 and 2013 and was The Oakland Press 2010 Staffer of the Year.

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