Washington (hamstring) was placed on injured reserve Saturday.
Washington hadn't practiced since sustaining the hamstring injury Week 14 against Arizona and will finish the season without playing a defensive snap. Cornerback Dee Virgin was promoted from the Lions' practice squad for added secondary and special teams depth.
Washington (hamstring) won't play in Sunday's game versus the Bills, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.
Washington has suited up for 29 straight games dating back to the beginning of the 2017 season, but the streak will end this week. His absence will be felt on special teams, as he hasn't played a snap on defense this year.
Washington left Sunday's game against the Cardinals with a hamstring injury, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.
Washington is third on the Lions' depth chart at free safety, so his loss shouldn't impact the defense too much. Glover Quin and Miles Killebrew will continue to hold down the position while the 25-year-old is out.