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Pride Of Detroit Nov 21, 2021
Detroit Lions Week 11 inactives: Jared Goff OUT, Taylor Decker IN

Detroit Lions Week 11 inactives: Jared Goff OUT, Taylor Decker IN

Photo by Nic Antaya/ As expected, the Lions will be without their starting quarterback, but their left tackle will start. The Detroit Lions have declared their inactives ahead of a Week 11 matchup against the Cleveland Browns. The Lions did some roster shuffling again this week and heading into Sunday, they have 53 players on the active roster, plus two elevated players, bringing their game-day roster availability up to 55 players. Because the Lions have eight offensive linemen active for Sunday’s game, they are eligible to expand their game-day roster from 46 to 48...
SideLion Report Nov 19, 2021

Lions will avoid facing Khalil Mack on Thanksgiving Day

The Lions offense is getting a break on Thanksgiving Day, as the Bears will not have pass rusher extraordinaire Khalil Mack available. Coming of facing two formidable AFC North pass rushes in the Steelers and Browns, the Detroit Lions’ offensive line (even with Taylor Decker back) was going to face another challenge in the Chicago […] Lions will avoid facing Khalil Mack on Thanksgiving Day - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - Detroit Lions News and Fan Community
Detroit Free Press Nov 19, 2021
Taylor Decker's elbow injury 'not as bad as we thought,' expected to play vs. Browns

Taylor Decker's elbow injury 'not as bad as we thought,' expected to play vs. Browns

Detroit Lions OL Taylor Decker missed the first eight games of the season with a fractured left index finger and sat out practice Thursday       
Pride Of Detroit Nov 19, 2021
UPDATED: Goff doesn’t practice, unlikely to play vs. Browns; Taylor Decker ‘good to go’

UPDATED: Goff doesn’t practice, unlikely to play vs. Browns; Taylor Decker ‘good to go’

Photo by Emilee Chinn/ The Lions left tackle will play on Sunday, but it’s still unclear if Jared Goff will. Detroit Lions left tackle Taylor Decker suffered an elbow injury during practice this week, but it appears it won’t affect his availability for Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns. Head coach Dan Campbell noted on Friday that the injury isn’t considered serious and he expects Decker to play. “I think he’s good,” Campbell said of Decker’s injury on Friday. “I think it was not as bad as we thought it could be. I think we are fine. I think...
Pride Of Detroit Nov 19, 2021
Taylor Decker ‘good to go’ vs. Browns; Jared Goff will try to throw on Friday

Taylor Decker ‘good to go’ vs. Browns; Jared Goff will try to throw on Friday

Photo by Scott Taetsch/ The Lions left tackle will play on Sunday, but it’s still unclear if Jred Goff will. Detroit Lions left tackle Taylor Decker suffered an elbow injury during practice this week, but it appears it won’t affect his availability for Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns. Head coach Dan Campbell noted on Friday that the injury isn’t considered serious and he expects Decker to play. “I think he’s good,” Campbell said of Decker’s injury on Friday. “I think it was not as bad as we thought it could be. I think we are fine. I think...
Pride Of Detroit Nov 19, 2021
Lions sign Dan Skipper to practice squad putting Decker’s status in doubt

Lions sign Dan Skipper to practice squad putting Decker’s status in doubt

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports This could be a bad sign for the availability of Taylor Decker this week. The Detroit Lions announced on Friday morning that they have signed reserve offensive tackle Dan Skipper to the practice squad. That could be an ominous sign for the health of Lions offensive tackles Matt Nelson and Taylor Decker, who are both dealing with injuries. Nelson suffered an ankle injury during Sunday’s game against the Steelers, serving as the team’s extra swing tackle. Though he returned to practice on Thursday, he was still limited in his...
Pride Of Detroit Nov 18, 2021
Lions QB Jared Goff sits again on Thursday, Taylor Decker has new injury

Lions QB Jared Goff sits again on Thursday, Taylor Decker has new injury

Photo by Emilee Chinn/ It’s a new injury for Decker, an elbow. The Detroit Lions were back on the practice field on Thursday, working through their game plan and trying to figure out who will be playing quarterback for them this Sunday (Week 11) against the Cleveland Browns. Because of the importance of the position, let’s start with the quarterbacks. Quarterback QB Jared Goff (oblique) - No practice on Wednesday or Thursday QB Tim Boyle (thumb on right hand) — Still on injured reserve, but in the evaluation stage The Lions repeated their approach from...
Detroit Free Press Nov 18, 2021
Jared Goff misses second straight Detroit Lions practice; Taylor Decker also out

Jared Goff misses second straight Detroit Lions practice; Taylor Decker also out

Taylor Decker was not listed on Wednesday's injury report after making his season debut at Pittsburgh. Jared Goff missed his 2nd straight practice.       
Pride Of Detroit Nov 18, 2021
Lions Week 11 Mailbag: How much of an impact does media have on today’s athlete?

Lions Week 11 Mailbag: How much of an impact does media have on today’s athlete?

Junfu Han via Imagn Content Services, LLC Plus thoughts on coaching communication channels, Anthony Lynn’s job security, revisiting the Jared Goff trade, top players on the roster, and Tracy Walker’s future. It’s time for another edition of the AskPOD Mailbag, where Jeremy Reisman and Erik Schlitt answer a handful of your questions about the Detroit Lions. Let’s get started! What’s your take on Taylor Decker’s rant? Do you think PoD writers or fans had any bearing on what he said/felt? How much of an impact do you think modern social media and online...
Pride Of Detroit Nov 15, 2021
Notes: Taylor Decker to Lions fans: ‘I have felt love all along’

Notes: Taylor Decker to Lions fans: ‘I have felt love all along’

Photo by Jorge Lemus/NurPhoto via Decker’s reassuring fans he has always appreciated their support. On the heels of some fiery comments about the negativity surrounding his name in the media, Taylor Decker is making sure Detroit Lions fans he still appreciates their support. A day after his big return to the field against the Steelers, Decker expressed some pent up frustration with some headlines while he was out with a finger injury. The Lions left tackle called it “bullshit” and said it hasn’t been deserved. In the months that Decker sat out, talk has...
Detroit Free Press Nov 15, 2021
Detroit Lions' Taylor Decker: Rumors, negativity about me have 'been bull----'

Detroit Lions' Taylor Decker: Rumors, negativity about me have 'been bull----'

Detroit Lions OT Taylor Decker suffered a spiral fracture of his left index finger in a September practice and has five screws and a plate in his hand       
SideLion Report Nov 15, 2021

Taylor Decker details injury and calls out ‘negative’ narrative in one fair swoop

Taylor Decker made his season debut on Sunday, and on Monday he unburdened his mind. Detroit Lions left tackle Taylor Decker made his 2021 season debut on Sunday, and it showed most in the performance of the ground game against the Steelers (229 yards; 5.9 yards per attempt). The Lions finally had the offensive line […] Taylor Decker details injury and calls out ‘negative’ narrative in one fair swoop - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - Detroit Lions News and Fan Community
SideLion Report Nov 15, 2021

Penei Sewell makes move back to right tackle with a ‘clean sheet’

Penei Sewell moved over the right tackle for the Lions on Sunday, and held up very well against T.J. Watt. With the return of Taylor Decker to his post at left tackle, and despite some calls for him to stay put and Decker to move, Penei Sewell indeed moved to right tackle on Sunday against […] Penei Sewell makes move back to right tackle with a ‘clean sheet’ - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - Detroit Lions News and Fan Community
Detroit Free Press Nov 14, 2021
Detroit Lions vs. Pittsburgh Steelers inactives: LT Taylor Decker finally returns

Detroit Lions vs. Pittsburgh Steelers inactives: LT Taylor Decker finally returns

LT Taylor Decker will make season debut, but WR Josh Reynolds is inactive four days after Detroit Lions claimed him off waivers from Tennessee       
Pride Of Detroit Nov 14, 2021
Inactives: Josh Reynolds OUT, Taylor Decker IN vs. Steelers

Inactives: Josh Reynolds OUT, Taylor Decker IN vs. Steelers

Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports The LIons’ new WR will have to wait another week before his Detroit debut. The Detroit Lions have declared their inactives ahead of a Week 10 matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers, who will be without their starting quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, on Saturday night due to COVID-19 protocols. The Lions did some roster shuffling over the last two weeks but heading into Sunday, they have 52 players on the active roster, plus one elevated player, bringing their game-day roster availability up to 53 players. Because the Lions have...

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