In final Sunday’s time beyond regulation loss to the Seahawks, the Lions confronted a setback as two defensive gamers sustained vital accidents. Consequently, the crew made the choice to take away each gamers from their energetic roster. On Tuesday, the Lions formally positioned security C.J. Gardner-Johnson and edge rusher James Houston on injured reserve. Right now, no corresponding strikes have been introduced, leaving open the chance for the crew so as to add new gamers earlier than their upcoming sport towards the Falcons.
On Monday night time, information circulated that Gardner-Johnson could also be unable to play for the rest of the season because of a torn pec. Equally, Houston is anticipated to be sidelined for 6-8 weeks because of a fractured ankle. Therefore, it’s obvious that each gamers can be absent from the crew for an prolonged time period. In distinction, working again David Montgomery additionally suffered an damage in the course of the loss, however it’s anticipated that his absence won’t be as prolonged as that of the 2 defensive gamers.