Lions' Spievey gets start at safety
DETROIT -- Lions rookie Amari Spievey will start against the Jets in place of safety C.C. Brown who will sit today’s game out with an injured knee.
It’s not really a surprise because Brown was not able to practice all week. Spievey filled in last Sunday after Brown was injured. He had some plays that he looked like a rookie, but also made a few that proved he deserves the start. Spievey is making the change to safety after playing cornerback at Iowa. It's his second start.
Linebacker Isaiah Ekejiuba, who plays on special teams, also will not play with an injured knee.
Shaun Hill, who broke his arm three weeks ago in the loss at the Giants, will serve as the third quarterback. He practiced on a limited basis this week.
Also inactive for the Lions: RB Aaron Brown, T Jason Fox, C Cody Wallace, DE Willie Young and DE Lawrence Jackson.
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