Detroit (1st - NFCN) at New Orleans (3rd - NFCS)

Matchup Details
Sun, Dec 4 - Mercedes-Benz Superdome
KICK OFF - 1:00 PM ET
W/LATSHomeAwayO/U
Detroit 7-4-07-4-05-1-02-3-04-7-0
New Orleans 5-6-08-3-03-3-02-3-06-5-0
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
 
RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
Detroit
PPlayerStatusNotes
RBT. Riddick
Prob Sun
Ankle
11/30/16
Riddick is expected to play against the Saints on Sunday despite nursing an ankle injury.
DEA. Bryant
Elig Sun
Suspension
11/29/16
Bryan has been suspended for three games for violating the league's substance-abuse policy but is eligible to return against the Saints on Sunday.
WRM. Jones Jr.
Ques Sun
Thigh
11/30/16
Jones Jr. is hampered by a thigh injury and it is unclear if he will be able to suit up against the Saints on Sunday.
DEE. Ansah
Ques Sun
Ankle
11/30/16
Ansah is dealing with an ankle injury and it is unclear if he will play Sunday against the Saints.
LBT. Whitehead
Ques Sun
Knee
11/30/16
Whitehead is nursing a knee injury and it is unknown if it will deter his availability against the Saints on Sunday.
SD. Carey
Ques Sun
Hamstring
11/29/16
Carey has a hamstring injury and his status is unknown against the Saints on Sunday.
DTK. Thornton
Ques Sun
Foot
11/29/16
Thornton sat out the last game because he is hampered by a foot injury and it is unclear if he will be available against the Saints on Sunday.
LBD. Levy
Out Sun
Quadricep
12/01/16
Levy will not suit up against the Saints on Sunday as he has been sidelined since Week 1 with quad and knee injuries.
TEB. Pettigrew
Doub Sun
Knee
12/03/16
Pettigrew is on the PUP list as he continues to recover from offseason ACL surgery. He is not expected to be activated in time for Sunday's game against the Saints.
RBA. Abdullah
Ques Sun
Foot
11/29/16
Abdullah is on injured reserve with a foot issue and if healthy, he could return against the Saints on Sunday.
TEC. Wick
I-R
Knee
11/01/16
Wick will miss the rest of the season after being placed on injured reserve due to a knee injury.
TET. Wright
I-R
Knee
08/31/16
Wright is hampered by an injured ACL and has been placed on the season-ending injured reserve list.
LBJ. Bostic
I-R
Foot
08/29/16
Bostic had surgery to repair a fractured fifth metatarsal in his foot and has been placed on the season-ending injured reserve list.
LSJ. Landes
I-R
Shoulder
08/29/16
Landes is sidelined with a shoulder injury and has been placed on the injured reserve list, ending his season.
CBI. Wells
I-R
Knee
08/17/16
Wells sustained a knee injury and has been placed on the season-ending injured reserve list.
WRR. Spadola
I-R
Pectoral
08/17/16
Spadola suffered a torn pectoral muscle and was placed on the season-ending injured reserve list.
New Orleans
PPlayerStatusNotes
RBM. Ingram
Prob Sun
Toe
12/01/16
Ingram has an injury to his toe but is likely to be available Sunday against the Lions.
SK. Vaccaro
Prob Sun
Poss. Suspension
11/29/16
Vaccaro is facing a possible four-game suspension for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. He is expected to be able to play until his appeal hearing has made a final decision.
TT. Armstead
Ques Sun
Knee
11/30/16
Armstead is nursing a knee injury and it is unclear if he will suit up Sunday against the Lions.
CS. Kelemete
Ques Sun
Hip
11/30/16
Kelemete is indisposed due to a hip injury and his status against the Lions on Sunday is in question.
TEJ. Phillips
Ques Sun
Ankle
11/30/16
Phillips was confined to a limited role in practice and it is unknown if he will partake in Sunday's game against the Lions.
TZ. Strief
Ques Sun
Knee
11/30/16
Strief is battling a knee injury and his availability is uncertain against the Lions on Sunday.
RBD. Lasco
Ques Sun
Hamstring
11/29/16
Lasco has sat out four straight games with a hamstring injury and it is unknown if he will suit up Sunday against the Lions.
OLA. Young
Ques Sun
Undisclosed
11/29/16
Young is on the Injured Reserve/Non-Football Injury list with an undisclosed issue and it is unclear if he will return to the lineup Sunday against the Lions.
LBM. Mauti
I-R
Illness
11/14/16
Mauti is dealing with an illness and has been placed on the season-ending IR/Non-Football injury list.
DBE. Harris
I-R
Knee
10/12/16
Harris had surgery to repair a torn ACL and meniscus in his knee and is on the injured reserve list.
DEO. Gwacham
I-R
Undisclosed
09/28/16
Gwacham is ailing from an unspecified injury and has landed on the injured reserve list.
CBP. Williams
I-R
Concussion
09/23/16
Williams has landed on injured reserve with a severe concussion.
CBK. Wilson
I-R
Shoulder
09/08/16
Wilson suffered a torn labrum in his shoulder and has been placed on the season-ending injured reserve list.
DBJ. Pruitt
I-R
Knee
09/08/16
Pruitt has torn ligaments in his knee and has been placed on the injured reserve list, ending his season.
TEM. Hoomanawanui
I-R
Leg
09/04/16
Hoomanawanui suffered a left lower leg injury and has been placed on the season-ending injured reserve list.
CBD. Swann
I-R
Abdominal
08/31/16
Swann will miss the entire season after being placed on injured reserved due to an abdominal injury.
LBH. Kikaha
I-R
Knee
08/30/16
Kikaha is likely to sit out the entire 2016 season after tearing his ACL and has been placed on the PUP list as a result.
DLD. Pettway
I-R
Undisclosed
08/11/16
Pettway has been placed on the injured reserve with an unspecified injury and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
SJ. Sanford
I-R
Undisclosed
06/18/16
Sanford was placed on injured reserve with an undisclosed issue.
NEWS

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The Detroit Lions haven’t won a division title since 1993, but they can pad their NFC North lead with a victory on Sunday against the host New Orleans Saints. The Lions have won three straight and six of their last seven, while the Saints hope to build off last week’s rout of Los Angeles and improve their standing in the playoff picture.

 
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