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Detroit Lions: Chris Houston, Darius Slay out tonight; Reggie Bush active

DETROIT —  Cornerbacks Chris Houston (toe) and Darius Slay (knee) will not play against the Baltimore Ravens tonight. Both were listed as doubtful on Saturday’s injury report.

Jonte Green will start in place of Houston. This is Green’s first start this season after five starts in 2012. Rashean Mathis will start at the other cornerback with Bill Bentley playing nickel.

Running back Reggie Bush (calf) is active He was questionable on Saturday’s injury report. He missed last Sunday’s game at Philadelphia after aggravating his calf injury.

Defensive end Ezekiel Ansah (shoulder) also is active. He was also questionable on the report.

Other Lions inactives: Guard Rodney Austin, tackle Jason Fox, quarterback Kellen Moore, running back Mikel Leshoure and guard Leroy Harris.

Ravens inactives: Safety Brynden Trawick, safety Omar Brown, running back Bernard Scott, center Ryan Jensen, wide receiver Deonte Thompson, linebacker John Simon and defensive tackle Brandon Williams.

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