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T.J. Hockenson questionable for Monday night

Lions tight end T.J. Hockenson may be “full go” in practice, but his status remains undecided for Monday night at Green Bay. Hockenson officially is questionable for the NFC North showdown against the Packers. He suffered a concussion against the Chiefs 13 days ago. On Thursday, he was officially limited in practice (despite being dubbed [more]

Tony Brown doubtful; Darnell Savage, Robert Tonyan out

Receiver Davante Adams is the biggest name on the Packers’ status report. He won’t play, which was reported earlier Saturday. The team also will play without two other players and list cornerback Tony Brown (hamstring) as doubtful. Green Bay ruled out safety Darnell Savage (ankle) and tight end Robert Tonyan (hip). Neither practiced this week [more]

Packers rule out Davante Adams for Monday night

More than two weeks after Packers receiver Davante Adams suffered a toe injury late in a prime-time loss to the Eagles, Adams still isn’t ready to go. The Packers have announced that Adams is out for Monday night’s game against the Lions. Green Bay managed to win last Sunday without Adams in Dallas, which showed [more]

Davante Adams says toe “doesn’t feel how I want it to feel at the moment”

Packers receiver Davante Adams doesn’t sounds as if he will return this week. Adams hasn’t played or practiced since Sept. 27 because of turf toe. He remained out Thursday. “It doesn’t feel how I want it to feel at the moment,” Adams said Thursday in his first comments since the night of the injury, via [more]

Packers list Aaron Rodgers as limited by knee injury

The Packers had a long injury report on Thursday and it included quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers was listed as a limited participant due to a knee issue. It’s the first time that Rodgers has been listed on an injury report this season and the Packers will have two more days of practice before issuing injury [more]

Davante Adams remains out of practice

Packers wide receiver Davante Adams missed last Sunday’s game with a turf toe injury and he’s not ready to get back on the field yet. The Packers began on-field preparation for their Monday night game with the Lions on Thursday, but Adams was not among the players taking part in the session. There was word [more]

T.J. Hockenson “full go” for Lions at practice

Tight end T.J. Hockenson was carted off during the Lions’ last game after landing on his head at the end of an ill-fated attempt to hurdle Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu. Hockenson was placed in the concussion protocol after being evaluated by medical personnel and it appears that he made good progress in his recovery during [more]

Matt Patricia “more nervous” about facing Aaron Rodgers after beating him

The Detroit Lions will face the Green Bay Packers on Monday night for the first of two meetings with their NFC North division rival this season. Last year, the Lions beat the Packers in both of their meetings. A 31-23 win in October came against Aaron Rodgers while a 31-0 win in Week 17 came [more]

Report: Darnell Savage’s ankle injury not considered major

Packers first-round pick Darnell Savage has taken on a big role on defense right off the bat as a rookie, but an ankle injury took him off the field during Sunday’s win in Dallas. It does not look like Savage will be missing much more time as a result of the injury, however. Ian Rapoport [more]

Chiefs-Lions scoop and score illustrates the risks of not blowing the whistle

Last Sunday’s narrow win by the Chiefs over the Lions included a 14-point swing that happened when Detroit running back Kerryon Johnson fumbled at the goal line and Kansas City cornerback Bashaud Breeland scooped it up and ran it the other way for a touchdown. The officials didn’t blow the whistle to kill the play, [more]

Jarrad Davis feels Lions “are starting to blossom a little bit”

The Lions couldn’t hold onto a late lead over the Chiefs and lost for the first time in the 2019 season, but that outcome didn’t erase all the good feelings about the team that cropped up during the first few weeks of the year. Linebacker Jarrad Davis said the first quarter of the season has [more]

Teez Tabor signs with the 49ers’ practice squad

The 49ers have signed former Lions cornerback Teez Tabor to their practice squad, Ian Rapoport of the NFL reports. The Lions waived Tabor out of training camp, and he had remained a free agent since. Detroit made Tabor a second-round choice in 2017. He never found a regular spot in the lineup over the past [more]

Mike Zimmer on Kirk Cousins: “There’s times you’ve just got to pull the trigger”

On Sunday, Vikings receiver Adam Thielen came very close to publicly calling out quarterback Kirk Cousins. On Monday, coach Mike Zimmer echoed Thielen’s point, in a very simple, matter-of-fact way. “There’s times you’ve just to pull the trigger,” Zimmer told reporters a day after the Vikings lost to the Bears in Chicago, 16-6. “And you’ve [more]

Matthew Stafford says hip injury unrelated to last year’s back issue

Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford started his 132nd straight game on Sunday after a Friday appearance on the injury report created some doubt about his availability. Stafford was listed as questionable to play due to a hip injury, but he played the entire way in a 34-30 loss to the Chiefs and quipped after the game [more]

Matt Patricia: T.J. Hockenson was in great spirits after game

Lions tight end T.J. Hockenson suffered a scary looking injury during Sunday’s loss to the Chiefs when he was hit while trying to hurdle safety Tyrann Mathieu and wound up landing headfirst on the turf. Hockenson stayed down and was attended to by medical personnel in the field during what head coach Matt Patricia called [more]

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