Detroit News reporters John Niyo and Justin Rogers break down the Lions' upcoming primetime showdown with the NFC North-leading Packers. The Detroit News
Allen Park — As expected, the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers each ruled out a key contributor for the teams' Monday night matchup on Saturday. For the Lions, defensive tackle Mike Daniels will miss his second consecutive game with a foot injury, while Packers Pro Bowl receiver Davante Adams will remain sidelined by turf toe.
In addition to Daniels, the Lions also ruled rookie cornerback Amani Oruwariye. Six others are listed as questionable for the NFC North showdown.
Cornerback Darius Slay (hamstring), safety Quandre Diggs (hamstring), wide receiver Danny Amendola (chest), tight end T.J. Hockenson (concussion) and defensive tackles A'Shawn Robinson (knee) and Da'Shawn Hand (elbow) make up the group of questionable players.
From that group, only Hockenson was a full participant in Saturday's practice.
Slay and Amendola each missed Detroit's most recent game, against Kansas City, which immediately preceded the team's bye week. Diggs was injured in the first quarter of that contest, while Hockenson suffered his concussion in the third quarter.
Hand has been out of action since training camp. Robinson, on the other hand, first appeared on the injury report mid-week. If neither are cleared for Monday, the team would be extremely thin at defensive tackle against the Packers, with only Damon Harrison and undrafted rookie Kevin Strong healthy.