Wilson (knee) has been placed on season-ending injured reserve, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.
With Rashean Mathis (concussion) already on injured reserve and Nevin Lawson (concussion) in danger of missing Week 11, the Lions badly need to add depth at a position that wasn't exactly a strength to begin with. Wilson had been serving as the team's nickelback.
The Lions have signed former Falcons cornerback Josh Wilson to a one-year deal on Friday, per the team's official website.
Wilson, 30, played for four different teams (Seahawks, Ravens, Redskins, Falcons) before signing with Detroit on Friday. He totaled 426 tackles in 118 career games with 85 starts. He posted 27 tackles and one interception in 16 games (four starts) for the Falcons in 2014.
Falcons running back Steven Jackson and wide receiver Julio Jones are both listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Panthers. Jackson was unable to practice throughout the week and Jones practiced on a limited basis Friday.
Guard Jon Asamoah (back) and cornerbacks Robert McClain (illness) and Josh Wilson (hamstring) are all questionable as well.
Kicker Matt Bryant (illness) and wide receivers Roddy White (ankle) and Harry Douglas (foot) are considered probable for Sunday.
The Falcons are currently 3-point favorites against the Panthers in Week 17.
Falcons cornerback Josh Wilson was forced out of Sunday's game against New Orleans with a hamstring injury. He sustained the injury in the third quarter and was ruled questionable to return to the game.
The Falcons have listed three wide receivers on its final injury report for Week 16 against New Orleans. Julio Jones (hip) was the only wideout that failed to practice this week and was deemed questionable. Roddy White (knee) and Harry Douglas (foot) were ruled probable.
Meanwhile, the rest of the injury report included safety William Moore (foot) and guard Jon Asamoah (back) as questionable. Cornerback Josh Wilson (hand) was designated as probable.
Falcons wide receivers Harry Douglas (foot) and Devin Hester (ankle), both of whom practiced on a limited basis Thursday and Friday, have been deemed questionable for the Sunday game at Carolina. The only other questionable player is cornerback Josh Wilson (ankle).
Tackle Jonathan Scott (hamstring) has been ruled out while fellow offensive lineman Justin Blalock (foot) and defensive end Jonathan Massaquoi (foot) are probable.
The Falcons have yet to settle on a winner of the competition for nickel cornerback duties, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
"I think we still have a lot of decisions to make in terms of who is going to be our nickel," head coach Mike Smith said. "We are going to rotate it a little bit differently than what we did in the first (exhibition) games. This is Arenas' chance to get his reps in there. Then we’ll make a decision going into the fourth preseason game on who is going to be our starter at nickel."
Robert McClain, Josh Wilson and Javier Arenas are competing for the job.
The Falcons signed cornerback Josh Wilson, who started every game for the Redskins last season, reports CSNWashington.com.
Free agent cornerback Josh Wilson visited the Lions on Monday and is scheduled to check out the Falcons on Tuesday, reports ESPN.com. He had 92 tackles, seven passes defended, two forced fumbles and an interception while starting every game for the Redskins last year.
The Redskins are not expected to re-sign free agent cornerback Josh Wilson, reports ESPN.com. Wilson started all 16 games, making 92 tackles and an interception, "but his coverage skills were just O.K.," the report said.
If Wilson, who turns 29 next month, moves on, second-year corner David Amerson likely would start.
Redskins defensive back Josh Wilson turned in a solid game defensively as he led the team in tackles during Monday's loss to the 49ers in Week 12.
Wilson defended one pass and finished the game with a game-high 11 tackles (eight solo) in a 27-6 defeat. He has 65 tackles on the year.
The following injured Washington players were ruled active for Week 12 against the 49ers: defensive back E.J. Biggers (knee) and defensive back Josh Wilson (toe).
The Redskins defense has four players on the injury list for Week 12 against the 49ers, and they could be missing two of them for Monday's game. Defensive lineman Stephen Bowen (knee) and defense back Jose Gumbs (ankle) are both questionable after Saturday's practice.
Two other players, defensive backs Josh Wilson (toe) and E.J. Biggers (knee) are considered probable for the game.
Redskins defensive back Josh Wilson had a solid statistical game Sunday during the Week 2 drubbing in Green Bay. Wilson recorded a sack for the Redskins as he took down Aaron Rodgers.
Wilson finished the game with six tackles as they were all solo stops for the Redskins. He also had two hits on the quarterback on the game. Wilson has 13 tackles in two games for Washington, which plays at home against Detroit Week 3. He also forced a fumble Week 1.
Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather (knee) and Josh Wilson (PUP/shoulder) both returned to action Thursday night against the Buccaneers in preseason action.
Meriweather earned the start with the first unit and did not see much time on the field. He finished without a tackle. Wilson recorded his only tackle of the night in the second quarter.
The Redskins open the season against the Eagles on Sept. 9.
Redskins strong safety Brandon Meriweather, who tore his ACL in Week 11 last season, will play Thursday in the preseason finale at Tampa Bay, with coach Mike Shanahan saying he hopes Meriweather plays one half.
Corner Josh Wilson will play 15-20 plays, according to Shanahan. Wilson returned from a pectoral injury and made his preseason debut against the Bills on Saturday.
Redskins cornerback Josh Wilson missed a total of one training camp practice, apparently cleared for action following a tweet he posted on Thursday.
"Well people i enjoyed my time on PUP, now time to get back to the action," he wrote. Wilson was on the PUP list following offseason shoulder surgery.
The Redskins placed two players -- defensive end Adam Carriker and cornerback Josh Wilson -- on the Physically Unable to Perform list on Thursday. But they did not place quarterback Robert Griffin III on the list despite tearing multiple ligaments in his knee in January.
Griffin expects to participate in much of the team's training camp and was under center during drills on Thursday. The only area of work he doesn't think he'll participate fully in is team 11-on-11 drills, and he doesn't think he'll play any preseason games either as he finishes his rehabilitation from his knee surgery.
Carriker is still recovering from a torn quad muscle while Wilson is working his way back from a torn labrum.
Washington cornerback Josh Wilson recorded five tackles during the Week 14 overtime win over the Ravens Sunday. Wilson had just one solo tackle in the game, however. He also recorded a pass defended.