While the Detroit Lions have ruled wide receiver Titus Young
out for today’s game against the Houston Texans, they have listed fellow wide
receiver Calvin Johnson and defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh as probable to
Young missed practice all week due to a knee injury and is the
only Lions’ player to be officially ruled out for today’s game. Over 10 games
played he has 33 receptions for 383 yards and four touchdowns.
Beyond Young, Detroit has one player listed as doubtful,
offensive lineman Jeff Backus (hamstring). Safety Louis Delmas (knee),
defensive linemen Corey Williams (knee/illness) and Nick Fairley (illness) and
cornerbacks Jacob Lacey (foot) and Drayton Florence (concussion) are all listed
as questionable to play.
Johnson’s been limited at practice all week due to knee and
thumb injuries, but he and Suh (knee) are both expected to suit up for the
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