Detroit Lions
Detroit Lions
NFC North | 0-6-0
Avg PTS
18.2
Rank: 30th
Avg Yds
342.7
Rank: 23rd
Avg PYds
250.8
Rank: 20th
Avg RYds
91.8
Rank: 22nd
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Posted 10/22/2021 10:48 pm GMT
Detroit Lions RB D'Andre Swift (groin) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 22, and is listed as questionable for Week 7.
Huddle Up: Swift has been on the injury report for most of the season but is in no danger of missing the Week 7 game. He likely will see a majority of the playing time at running back and should be involved in the passing game. He can be a No. 2 running back or flex option in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 10/22/2021 10:38 pm GMT
Detroit Lions TE T.J. Hockenson (knee) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 22, and is listed as questionable for Week 7.
Huddle Up: Hockenson had a nice bounce back game last week and has been targeted at least eight times in four games this season. He is one of the main options in the passing game for the Lions and can be a low-end No. 1 tight end in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 10/21/2021 8:21 pm GMT
Detroit Lions RB D'Andre Swift (groin) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 21.
Huddle Up: Swift received most of the work at running back last week but will still share playing time with Jamaal Williams this week. His involvement in the passing game helps his fantasy value, and he can be considered a No. 2 back or flex option in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 10/21/2021 8:18 pm GMT
Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions TE T.J. Hockenson (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 21.
Huddle Up: Hockenson is on track to play in the Week 7 game and should be one of the main targets in the passing game for Detroit. He will be facing a tough defense this week but can be a low-end No. 1 tight end in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 10/21/2021 6:18 pm GMT
Detroit Lions TE T.J. Hockenson (knee) returned to practice Thursday, Oct. 21, after sitting out the previous day.
Huddle Up: Hockenson continues to battle a knee issue, but remains a locked-in TE1 option as long as he's active Sundays with an average of more than seven targets and five receptions per game.
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Posted 10/20/2021 10:44 pm GMT
Detroit Lions RB D'Andre Swift (groin) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 20.
Huddle Up: Swift receive most of the work at running back last week and finished with 67 total yards. He has rushed for a touchdown in three of the last four games and can be a No. 2 running back or flex option in most leagues.
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Posted 10/20/2021 1:25 am GMT
Detroit Lions RB D'Andre Swift is averaging 17.8 touches per game, and his 34 receptions are tied for the most among running backs.
Huddle Up: Swift is averaging a pitiful 3.3 yards per carry, but he still leads the team in attempts. Meanwhile, his steady role in the passing attack keeps him involved no matter the game situation. The volume compensates for his lack of efficiency, making Swift a solid RB2 option.
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Posted 10/17/2021 9:35 pm GMT
Detroit Lions WR Amon-Ra St. Brown caught five passes for 26 yards against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 6. He was targeted seven times during the game.
Huddle Up: St. Brown did not have much success against the Bengals but has been targeted 23 times over the last three games. He will have another tough opponent next week and can be avoided in most leagues.
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Posted 10/17/2021 9:34 pm GMT
Detroit Lions WR Kalif Raymond caught six passes for 37 yards against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 6. He was targeted seven times during the game.
Huddle Up: Raymond has been targeted at least six times in three of the last four games but has posted at least 50 yards in only two games in 2021. He probably will see a handful of targets next week but can be avoided in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 10/17/2021 9:24 pm GMT
Detroit Lions TE T.J. Hockenson caught eight passes for 74 yards against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 6. He was targeted 11 times during the game.
Huddle Up: Hockenson had a nice bounce back game after not doing much in the previous three games. He will be facing a tough Los Angeles Rams defense next week but can still be a No. 1 tight end in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 10/17/2021 9:13 pm GMT
Detroit Lions RB Jamaal Williams rushed for 11 yards on four carries against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 6.
Huddle Up: Williams had been sharing playing time with D'Andre Swift over the last few weeks, but the Lions decided to use mostly Swift against the Bengals. He received at least 10 carries in each of the previous three games and could be more involved next week. He may only be a flex option in standard leagues moving forward.
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Posted 10/17/2021 9:07 pm GMT
Detroit Lions RB D'Andre Swift rushed for 24 yards and one touchdown on 13 carries against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 6. He also caught five passes for 43 yards during the game.
Huddle Up: Swift received most of carries in the running game and also was involved in the passing game. He has recorded a rushing touchdown in three of the last four games and has received 24 carries over the last two games. He can be a low-end No. 2 running back or a flex option next week.
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Posted 10/17/2021 9:04 pm GMT
Detroit Lions QB Jared Goff went 28-for-42 for 202 yards, zero touchdowns and one interception against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 6.
Huddle Up: Goff has struggled lately with only two touchdowns in the last four games. He will be facing his old team in the Los Angeles Rams next week and should be avoided in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 10/17/2021 4:14 pm GMT
Detroit Lions RB Jamaal Williams (hip, illness) is active for Week 6's game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Huddle Up: Williams is expected to receive slightly more carries than D'Andre Swift out of the Detroit backfield this afternoon, making him a viable flex option for standard fantasy leagues.
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Posted 10/17/2021 4:13 pm GMT
Detroit Lions RB D'Andre Swift (groin) is officially active for the Week 6 game.
Huddle Up: Swift will continue to share playing time with Jamaal Williams but has been more involved in the passing game over the last few weeks. He can be a No. 2 running back or flex option in all leagues.
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Posted 10/17/2021 4:00 pm GMT
Detroit Lions TE T.J. Hockenson (knee) is active for Week 6's game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Huddle Up: Over the past three games, Hockenson has just eight receptions for 74 yards, after catching 16 passes for 163 yards and a pair of touchdowns in his first two contests of the regular season. Despite the dropoff in recent production, he is still worth starting in most fantasy leagues, especially given the Lions' lackluster receiving corps.
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Posted 10/15/2021 8:45 pm GMT
Detroit Lions TE T.J. Hockenson (knee) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 15, and is listed as questionable for Week 6.
Huddle Up: Hockenson has been a limited participant over the last two practices and should be able to play in the Week 6 game. He has not been a big part of the passing game over the last few weeks but can still be a No. 1 tight end in most leagues.
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Posted 10/15/2021 8:34 pm GMT
Detroit Lions RB Jamaal Williams (hip, illness) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 15, and is listed as questionable for Week 6.
Huddle Up: Williams will continue to share playing time with D'Andre Swift and likely will lead the team in carries against the Cincinnati Bengals. He can be a flex option in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 10/15/2021 8:29 pm GMT
Detroit Lions RB D'Andre Swift (groin) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 15, and is listed as questionable for Week 6.
Huddle Up: Swift should be in uniform as long as he does not suffer a setback over the next few days. He will continue to split playing time at running back but should be a No. 2 running back or flex option in leagues.
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Posted 10/14/2021 8:46 pm GMT
Detroit Lions RB D'Andre Swift (groin) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 14.
Huddle Up: Swift has been sharing playing time with Jamaal Williams over the last several games but still receives a good amount of touches each game. He can be a No. 2 running back or flex option for fantasy players.
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Posted 10/14/2021 8:42 pm GMT
Detroit Lions TE T.J. Hockenson (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 14.
Huddle Up: Hockenson appears to have a good chance to play in the Week 6 game, but more will be known over the next few days. He has been on a cold streak over the last few games but could still be a low-end No. 1 tight end in some leagues.
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Posted 10/14/2021 8:38 pm GMT
Detroit Lions RB Jamaal Williams (illness, hip) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 14.
Huddle Up: Fantasy players will need to monitor the situation to see if Williams will be available for the Week 6 game. He has been receiving a little more than half of the carries over the last few games and can be a flex option in standard leagues if he plays.
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Posted 10/13/2021 9:24 pm GMT
Detroit Lions RB Jamaal Williams (hip) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 13.
Huddle Up: Williams has received at least 12 carries in each of the last three games and continues to share playing time with Cincinnati Bengals. He can be considered a flex option in standard leagues.
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Posted 10/13/2021 9:23 pm GMT
Detroit Lions RB D'Andre Swift (groin) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 13.
Huddle Up: Swift has been on the injury report for multiple weeks but will be ready to play against the Cincinnati Bengals. He continues to share playing time with Jamaal Williams but is more involved in the passing game. He can be a low-end No. 2 running back or flex option in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 10/13/2021 5:16 pm GMT
Detroit Lions TE T.J. Hockenson (knee) is out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 13.
Huddle Up: Hockenson has fallen off after a quick start. He has just eight grabs for 74 yards in the last three games. He's still a low-end TE1 consideration in fantasy.
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Posted 10/11/2021 4:32 pm GMT
Detroit Lions WR Quintez Cephus (collarbone) suffered a broken collarbone in Week 5 that could potentially end his season.
Huddle Up: Amon-Ra St. Brown has caught 13 balls for 135 yards the last two weeks combined, and he's someone to pluck from waivers immediately. Expect even more run with him with Cephus out of the picture.
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