INACTIVES: Lions vs. Steelers

When vast receiver Golden Tate was on the apply subject Wednesday for the Detroit Lions, it was a great signal he may be capable to play Sunday evening vs. Pittsburgh. That certainly would be the case. Tate is lively for the Lions.

Tate is simply two weeks faraway from a shoulder harm that pressured him out of the New Orleans Saints sport. The Lions had a bye final week, which got here on the excellent time for Tate.

“Over this bye week I had an opportunity to get lots of relaxation and my spouse cooked rather well,” Tate stated Thursday. “I’m 29, so I suppose I’m thought of younger nonetheless, so I suppose I can nonetheless heal up fairly shortly. However I don’t know. First time I’ve handled this. I’m simply making an attempt to check myself and see the place I’m and see what changes should be made.”

Tate leads the Lions with 36 receptions for 363 yards and has two touchdowns by the primary six video games of this season. He recorded seven catches for 96 yards and a landing earlier than exiting the Saints sport with the harm.

Tate was one among three gamers getting into the sport who had been listed as questionable by the Lions. Additionally on that listing had been defensive finish Ziggy Ansah and linebacker Paul Worrilow. Ansah is lively. Worrilow, who’s been coping with a knee harm, is inactive.

The staff already dominated out left sort out Greg Robinson, receiver Kenny Golladay and guard Emmett Cleary on Friday’s harm report.

Beginning instead of Robinson will probably be second-year sort out Brian Mihalik.

“I simply go about my week and attempt to put together as a lot I can it doesn’t matter what the circumstances are,” Mihalik stated Wednesday. “It’s a matter of getting down our strategies and getting our scheme and simply feeling as snug as I can.”

Second-year operating again Dwayne Washington is lively after lacking the final 4 video games with a quad harm.

Making his regular-season debut tonight will probably be second-year receiver Jace Billingsley. He was promoted to the lively roster earlier this week from the apply squad. The Lions have 5 receivers lively for the primary time this season.

Becoming a member of Golladay, Robinson, Worrilow and Cleary on Detroit’s inactive listing tonight are: Operating backs Tion Inexperienced and Zach Zenner and cornerback Teez Tabor.




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