Jeff Okudah, Michael Brockers among Detroit Lions inactives vs. Buffalo Bills

After a one-game return to the lineup, Michael Brockers is a healthy scratch again for the Detroit Lions.

Brockers is one of six inactives for the Lions in their annual Thanksgiving game, along with injured starters Jeff Okudah (concussion), Jonah Jackson (concussion), Evan Brown (ankle), Charles Harris (groin) and Josh Paschal (knee).

He played 12 snaps and did not record a tackle against the Giants after being inactive for the Lions' previous four games.

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Rookie outside linebacker James Houston is active after being elevated from the practice squad and expected to make his NFL debut today.

Lions defensive lineman Michael Brockers talks  after practice Monday, August 1, 2022 in Allen Park.
Lions defensive lineman Michael Brockers talks after practice Monday, August 1, 2022 in Allen Park.

The Lions (4-6) will start their fifth combination of the year on the offensive line, with Dan Skipper and either Logan Stenberg or Kayode Awosika starting at guard in place of Jackson and Brown.

Lions coach Dan Campbell said Jerry Jacobs, Mike Hughes and Amani Oruwariye will share outside cornerback reps with Okudah out. The Bills (7-3) have the NFL's second-ranked offense and quarterback Josh Allen is second in the league in passing yards (2,930).

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Defensive starters Tremaine Edmunds, Greg Rousseau, A.J. Epenesa and center Mitch Morse are inactive for the Bills.

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