Friday Injury Report: Lions at Green Bay Packers

It's a brutally long injury report this week for the Green Bay Packers and the Lions. While it could be hitting the Lions hard, it's just long for the Packers.

FB Korey Hall and RB DeShawn Wynn are out, but FB Quinn Johnson will come off the inactive list for his first action and RB Brandon Jackson is back from injury for the first time this season. Recently resigned RT Mark Tauscher is out, but that's expected since he's practicing himself back into football shape. Although both centers (Jason Spitz and Scott Wells) are listed, Mike McCarthy expects them both to play.

The injuries have hit hard in Detroit. Obviously WR Calvin Johnson and QB Matthew Stafford are the two big names. At this point in their careers, QB Daunte Culpepper is just as good, so Stafford's loss won't matter much in this game. Except Johnson's absence is a tough loss no matter the QB. I'm not sure which other potential starters are missing, except LB Ernie Sims would start if he were healthy. RT Gosder Cherilus is a starter, but he'll play on Sunday. Even if they aren't missing any other starters, their depth is certainly being tested this week. On all the injuries, from Pride of Detroit:

All I can say is that I'm glad the Lions have a bye next week.

The complete injury lists after the jump.

Green Bay Packers:

Player Pos. Injury Friday Participation Friday Status
Atari Bigby S Knee Full Participation Probable
Chad Clifton T Ankle Limited Participation Probable
Daryn Colledge G Knee Full Participation Probable
Korey Hall FB Calf Out Out
Brandon Jackson RB Ankle Full Participation Probable
Cullen Jenkins DE Ankle Full Participation Probable
Quinn Johnson FB Not Inj. Related Did Not Participate N/A
Ryan Pickett NT Hip Full Participation Probable
Brady Poppinga LB Illness Full Participation Probable
Jason Spitz C/G Back Did Not Participate Questionable
Mark Tauscher T Knee Limited Participation Out
Jeremy Thompson LB Knee Full Participation Probable
Scott Wells C Hamstring Limited Participation Questionable
DeShawn Wynn RB Knee Did Not Participate Out

 

Detroit Lions:

Player Pos. Injury Friday Participation Friday Status
Gosder Cherilus T Shoulder Full Participation Probable
Jordan Dizon LB Foot Limited Participation Probable
Jerome Felton FB Shoulder Limited Participation Questionable
Casey FitzSimmons TE Thigh Limited Participation Questionable
Sammie Hill DT Ankle Did Not Participate Doubtful
Jason Hunter DE Ankle Did Not Participate Doubtful
Grady Jackson DT Knee Did Not Participate Probable
Calvin Johnson WR Knee Did Not Participate Questionable
Maurice Morris RB Hip Limited Participation Questionable
Brandon Pettigrew TE Hamstring Full Participation Probable
Koe Simpson S Hamstring Did Not Participate Doubtful
Ernie Sims LB Shoulder Limited Participation Probable
Matthew Stafford QB Knee Did Not Participate Questionable
Dewayne White DE Hamstring Did Not Participate Questionable
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