NFL

Lions DE Lawrence Jackson inactive against Packers

Share This Story

   
 

DETROIT (AP)

The Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions have relatively healthy rosters.

Detroit defensive end Lawrence Jackson was the only noteworthy player on the inactive list for either team Thursday.

Jackson, who has 4 1/2 sacks this season, was out for a second straight game with a thigh injury.

Green Bay running back James Starks was active. He was listed as questionable with knee and ankle injuries after he was hurt late in last week's win against Tampa Bay.

The Lions put Kevin Smith in the starting lineup. He replaced Jahvid Best, who was previously ruled out for a fifth straight game because of a concussion.

Smith was out of the league three weeks ago, hoping to get another shot to play when his former employer gave him another chance.

Tagged: Lions

Related Stories

Member Comments

Please note by clicking on "Post comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be Polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator.

powered by


NFL Videos

Best Person in Sports: Keenan Lewis Posted: Jul 15, 2014
Saints CB Keenan Lewis hosts a back-to-school event, giving children medical ser...

NFL Roundtable: New York Jets Posted: Jul 14, 2014
They're a team with plenty to prove and a roster of players primed to get it don...

NFL Roundtable: Detroit Lions Posted: Jul 11, 2014
A team with so many weapons, is this the season that the Lions put together and ...

More Than Sports on MSN