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vs Minnesota Vikings (5-6-0)
  • Ford Field
  • DET +7, O/U 47

NFC North Standings

Team Conf Overall
7-2-0 9-3-0
4-3-0 5-6-0
2-4-0 4-7-0
0-7-0 0-10-1

Top Matt Nelson News

  • Lions' Matt Nelson: Not playing Sunday

    Nelson (ankle) is out for Thursday's game against Chicago.

    Nelson didn't practice at all during the entire week and now is set to miss a second straight contest. Expect Will Holden to remain as the Lions' primary reserve tackle while Nelson's next chance to play is Sunday, Dec. 5 against the Vikings.

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  • Lions' Matt Nelson: Ruled out Sunday

    Nelson (ankle) has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Browns, according to Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site.

    Nelson hadn't missed a single snap prior to suffering the injury this past weekend, and while he logged a limited practice Thursday, he was unable to practice Friday and was subsequently ruled out. As a result, Will Holden is expected to start in his place.

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  • Lions' Matt Nelson: Questionable to return

    Nelson is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Steelers with an ankle injury.

    Nelson had not missed a snap this season until the injury. Will Holden should fill the void for the moment.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-7, 316 lbs
Age: 25
Class: Sophomore