Live updates: Detroit Lions on the road to face Dallas Cowboys after bye week
PregameLook out for CB Jerry Jacobs (season debut) and second-round DL Josh Paschal (NFL debut) today. This post will update with drive summaries, analysis, injury updates, photos, pregame updates and more. Hit refresh to keep up and follow MLive’s Detroit Lions reporters on Twitter -- @BenjaminSRaven and @kmeinke. Also, head over to MLive’s Facebook account after the game for an in-depth breakdown. 2022 TEAM STATSDVOA offensive ranking: Lions 9th | Cowboys 17thDVOA defensive ranking: Lions 32nd | Cowboys 6thNet yards gained per passing attempt: Lions 6.7 (8th) | Cowboys 5.6 (25th)Rushing yards per attempt: Lions 5.4 (2nd) | Cowboys 4.3 (19th)Points per game: Lions 28 (3rd) | Cowboys 18.3 (23rd)Points allowed per game: Lions 34 (32nd) | Cowboys 16.3 (3rd)Net yards allowed per passing attempt: Lions 7.4 (31st) | Cowboys 4.7 (3rd)Rushing yards allowed per attempt: Lions 5.5 (30th) | Cowboys 4.4 (17th)Takeaways: Lions 4 | Cowboys 7mlive.com
Colts have left tackle Castonzo, LB Okereke vs. Raiders
Indianapolis left tackle Anthony Castonzo and starting linebacker Bobby Okereke are both active for the Colts’ visit to the Las Vegas Raiders. ___GREEN BAY AT DETROITPackers: QB Jordan Love, CB Ka’dar Hollman, LB Jonathan Garvin, G Simon Stepaniak, WR Malik Taylor, TE Jace Sternberger. Raiders: QB Nathan Peterman, CB Damon Arnette, RB Theo Riddick, OT Brandon Parker, OG John Simpson, DE Carl Nassib. Eagles: CB Michael Jacquet, QB Nate Sudfeld, WR John Hightower, RB Jason Huntley, DB Grayland Arnold, S Rudy Ford, LB T.J. Edwards. Jaguars: QB Jake Luton, CB Luq Barcoo, LB Kamalei Correa, LB Quincy Williams, C Brandon Linder, TE Tyler Davis, DE Reggie Gilbert.
Eagles get Jeffery, Sanders back for game against Giants
The NFC East-leading Philadelphia Eagles have gotten healthier on offense in time for another division game. Wide receiver Alshon Jeffery is back in Philadelphia’s lineup against the New York Giants, his first action since foot surgery last year. Running back Miles Sanders, the Eagles' leading rusher, is also back after missing three games with a knee injury. Okung will miss his fifth game this season because of injury, so Dennis Daley starts, protecting Teddy Bridgewater’s blindside. The Buccaneers are playing without left guard Ali Marpet, who will miss his second consecutive game with a concussion.
Packers without leading rusher Aaron Jones vs. Texans
(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)The Green Bay Packers are without their leading rusher for Sunday's game at Houston after Aaron Jones was ruled out with a calf injury. Cam Erving is back at left tackle with Connor Williams at left guard. Washington will be without left tackle Geron Christian because of a knee injury, so journeyman Cornelius Lucas starts in that spot. ___GREEN BAY AT HOUSTONPackers: QB Jordan Love, CB Kevin King, S Darnell Savage, RB Tyler Ervin, RB Aaron Jones, T David Bakhtiari, DL Tyler Lancaster. Texans: WR Keke Coutee, CB John Reid, LB Peter Kalambayi, T Charlie Heck, TE Jordan Akins.
Undefeated Titans getting healthy after COVID-19 outbreak
The undefeated Titans are healing up from the NFL’s first COVID-19 outbreak. DeCastro will miss his third game of the season after sustaining an abdominal injury last week against Philadelphia. Johnson, Pittsburgh’s second-leading receiver, is out because of a back injury suffered on a punt return last week. Cincinnati also will be missing starting defensive tackle D.J. Eagles: RT Lane Johnson, WR DeSean Jackson, WR Alshon Jeffery, CB Avonte Maddox, S Marcus Epps, LB Duke Riley, QB Nate Sudfeld.
N.C. State football vs. West Virginia: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
- West Virginia has had its problems in the first two games since former quarterback Will Grier departed for the NFL, but the Mountaineers are particularly envious of the running attack of Saturday's visitors, North Carolina State. LINE: NC State -6.5. "We were completely outplayed and outcoached in all phases," West Virginia coach Neal Brown said. NC State PK Christopher Dunn has connected on 19 consecutive field-goal attempts dating to late season. PREDICTION: North Carolina State 24, West Virginia 16More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
West Virginia football vs. James Madison: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
- Dana Holgorsen moved on from West Virginia to Houston after a successful eight-year run built around a powerful offense. James Madison, winning at least nine games for the fifth consecutive season, won't be a pushover, as the Dukes were ranked No. ABOUT JAMES MADISON (2018: 9-4)First-year coach Curt Cignetti, who replaces Mike Houston (East Carolina), was 67-26 at Elon and Indiana (Pa.) and will have 19 returning starters. West Virginia has won both games in this series, including a 42-12 victory in 2012 when Geno Smith passed for 411 yards and five TDs. PREDICTION: West Virginia 30, James Madison 21More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.