Kitna out, Orlovsky will start for Lions

Though backup quarterback Dan Orlovsky will start for Detroit today in place of injured starter Jon Kitna against Minnesota, he will have reinforcements on offense.

Despite the fact that both of Detroit’s starting wide receivers were listed as questionable, Calvin Johnson and Roy Williams will be active and are expected to start. Johnson was questionable with a knee injury; Williams questionable with a hip injury. Both receivers will play.

Kitna didn’t practice this week after leaving last week’s game during the fourth quarter with back spasms. He was listed as doubtful on Friday’s final injury report.

Guidelines: Fan feedback should be within the guidelines for the NFL community. These guidelines will be used to identify those comments that will be removed from display on the site. Please keep your comments relevant to the topic, not abusive or combatant towards other fans, and don’t share any personal details. Use the “Report” link to help keep the community at its best.

Comments may be no longer than 2000 characters and will post to the site shortly after submitting.

Powered by VIP | Subscribe (RSS)