It appears to be like like Lions receiver Jameson Williams will make his season debut on Sunday towards the Panthers.
Williams has been activated to the 53-man roster off of the exempt record. Williams’ playing suspension was lifted this week — two video games early — after the NFL introduced a brand new coverage.
A primary-round decide in final yr’s draft, Williams has recorded simply two touches in his younger profession. He got here off an ACL tear in his remaining collegiate recreation to play 78 offensive snaps in six video games.
However the group has one other vital damage concern on offense. With receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown already uncertain with an stomach damage, operating again Jahmyr Gibbs has now been downgraded to uncertain with a hamstring damage. Gibbs was added to the damage report on Friday as a restricted participant.
Detroit has additionally positioned fullback Jason Cabinda on injured reserve, which suggests he’ll miss a minimum of the subsequent 4 weeks with a knee damage.
Linebacker Julian Okwara will possible be again, as he is been activated from injured reserve. He was restricted on Wednesday and Thursday however a full participant on Friday. He was listed as questionable for the sport.
Receiver Dylan Drummond has been elevated from the observe squad to the lively roster for Sunday.