Lions vs Buccaneers inactives: Which players are out today for NFC Divisional Round matchup

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The Detroit Lions are set to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a crucial Divisional Round matchup at Ford Field, with the winner earning a spot in the NFC Championship Game against the San Francisco 49ers.

Injuries are expected to be a significant factor in determining the outcome of today’s game.

After eliminating the defending NFC champion Philadelphia Eagles in the previous weekend, the Buccaneers are determined to extend their impressive playoff run.

On the other side, the Lions managed to secure a victory against Matthew Stafford and the Los Angeles Rams.

Here’s an overview of the injury status for both teams leading up to today’s matchup.

Detroit Lions Injury Report for Divisional Round:

The Detroit Lions are relatively healthy, with only one player ruled out and two listed as questionable.

The notable questionable player is tight end Sam LaPorta, who is dealing with a knee injury and may miss the game.

Linebacker James Houston is also questionable due to an ankle injury. Wide receiver Kalif Raymond is inactive with a knee issue.

The following players are on the injury report but are expected to play without any designation:

  • Alex Anzalone, MLB, Ribs
  • Brian Branch, CB, Knee
  • Kerby Joseph, FS, Knee
  • Frank Ragnow, C, Back
  • Brock Wright, TE, Hip

These players are anticipated to be available for today’s matchup.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Injury Report for Divisional Round:

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers enter the game in relatively good health, with no players ruled out so far.

Three players are listed as questionable: linebacker Shaquil Barrett (ankle), running back Chase Edmonds (toe), and backup QB John Wolford (illness).

However, the rest of the players on the injury report are expected to play without any designation, including:

  • Baker Mayfield, QB, Ribs
  • Chris Godwin, WR, Knee
  • YaYa Diaby, LB, Shoulder

Barring any unforeseen issues during warmups, the Buccaneers appear to be in good shape injury-wise as they aim to continue their successful postseason journey.

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