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 group made the choice to take away each gamers from their lively roster. On Tuesday, the Lions formally positioned security C.J. Gardner-Johnson and edge rusher James Houston on injured reserve. Presently, no corresponding strikes have been introduced, leaving open the likelihood for the group so as to add new gamers earlier than their upcoming sport towards the Falcons.
On Monday evening, information circulated that Gardner-Johnson could also be unable to play for the rest of the season on account of a torn pec. Equally, Houston is predicted to be sidelined for 6-8 weeks on account of a fractured ankle. Therefore, it’s obvious that each gamers shall be absent from the group for an prolonged time frame. In distinction, working again David Montgomery additionally suffered an damage throughout the loss, however it’s anticipated that his absence is not going to be as prolonged as that of the 2 defensive gamers.