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Lacey to start for Houston; Wendling in for Delmas; complete list of inactives

DETROIT — As expected Louis Delmas and Chris Houston will not play in the Lions season opener against the Rams at Ford Field today.

Neither practiced all week. Delmas has been out since Aug. 7 knee surgery, while Houston has not practiced since injuring his ankle in the Aug. 25 preseason game.

Jacob Lacey will start at left corner for Houston while John Wendling will start free safety for Delmas.

Also inactive for the Lions: QB Kellen Moore, Ryan Broyles, Tahir Whitehead, Jason Fox and Corey Hilliard.

Inactive for the Rams are: Darian Stewart, Terrance Ganaway, Ty Nsekhe, Shelley Smith, Matthew Conrath, Michael Brockers and Darell Scott.

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