Lions received a big update before the Packers game
The Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers are set for a big matchup on Sunday Night Football. To earn the last Wild Card spot, the Packers need to beat the Lions. The Lions can sneak in with a win and Seattle Seahawks loss. The Lions received good news on Wednesday ahead of the Packers game.
According to the Week 18 injury report, DeShon Elliott returned to practice Wednesday for the Lions. He’s starting cornerback for the Lions, who did not practice last week. Elliott made his last appearance against the New Tork Jets in Week 15. He has one interception and 91 total tackles for the Lions this season. Elliott is graded 67 overall by Pro Football Focus this season.
Lions DNP Wednesday
- OT Kayode Awosika, ankle
- FB Jason Cabinda, knee
- C Frank Ragnow, foot
Lions limited in practice
- G Evan Brown, ankle
- S DeShon Elliott, shoulder
(Justin Jackson was on the injury report but was a full participant Wednesday.)