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Lions Louis Delmas out; Coleman, Silva start at safety against Packers

DETROIT — Ricardo Silva and Erik Coleman will start at safety today as the Lions face the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field.

 Safety Louis Delmas (knee) is out for the third straight game. Delmas had been listed as doubtful on Friday’s injury report.

 While safety Amari Spievey is out for the season after being placed on injured reserve on Saturday.

  Nick Fairley will start for Corey Williams who was listed as out on Friday’s injury report. He’s been dealing with a knee and also missed last week’s game.

  Cornerback Drayton Florence is active for the first time since he broke his arm on Sept. 16 at San Francisco. 

Cornerback Pat Lee who was claimed off waivers this week from the Raiders is active. 
 Other Lions inactives: Quarterback Kellen Moore, wide receiver Brian Robiskie, defensive end Ronnell Lewis; offensive linemen Jason Fox and Corey Hilliard. 

  Out for  Packers are: safety Charles Woodson (collarbone), linebacker Clay Matthews (hamstring), wide receiver Greg Jennings (groin/abdomen), tight end Andrew Quarless, wide receiver Jarrett Boykin, cornerback Sam Shields and linebacker Terrell Manning.

(Paula Pasche covers the Lions. Follow her on Twitter @PaulaPasche. Read her Lions Lowdown blog at


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