Receiver Kenny Golladay and linebacker Jarrad Davis are inactive because of injuries suffered over the past few weeks. Davis has been recovering from a concussion suffered in Week 2 against the New York Giants and also had a neck injury added to the report Friday.
Golladay has been dealing with a hamstring injury and after practicing Wednesday on a limited basis missed practice Thursday and Friday.
The Lions will likely go with a similar linebacker strategy as last week against the Atlanta Falcons to replace Davis -- using multiple backs depending on the packages.
Offensively, figure the Lions will use more TJ Jones in three-receiver sets -- possibly moving Golden Tate outside more often -- and more two-and-three tight end looks. Detroit had similar looks against the Giants in Week 2.
While Golladay and Davis are out, cornerback Teez Tabor is active for the first time in his career. He'll likely get special-teams work.