Lions defensive tackle Tyrunn Walker was carted off the field with a left ankle injury Monday night, Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com reports. The injury appeared to be a tibia or fibula fracture, David Chao of Sirius XM reports. It sounds like Walker's in for an extended absence, as this was a gruesome injury.
The Lions have signed defensive tackle Tyrunn Walker to a one-year deal, per the team. Walker, formerly of the Saints, is entering his fourth season in the NFL. The 24-year-old played in all 16 games last season, registering 19 total tackles, 2.5 sacks and forced fumble.
Saints running back Pierre Thomas (chest) is the lone injured player on the inactive report for the Saturday playoff battle in Seattle. The healthy scratches are quarterback Ryan Griffin, corernback Terrence Frederick, linebacker Rufus Johnson, safety Jordan Pugh, defensive end Tyrunn Walker and wide receiver Nick Toon.
The Saints have ruled the following players as inactive for Saturday's Wild Card playoff game at Philadelphia: Pierre Thomas, Ryan Griffin, Terrence Frederick, Isa Abdul-Quddus, Keyunta Dawson, Tyrunn Walker and Nick Toon.
Safety Rafael Bush (ankle), tight end Josh Hill (hamstring) and linebacker Keyunta Dawson (calf) are the lone injured players on the inactive list released Sunday by the Saints. The healthy inactives are quarterback Ryan Griffin, wideout Nick Toon, cornerback Trevin Wade and defensive end Tyrunn Walker.