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Avril Starting, Levy Active at Minnesota

Posted by Chrissie Wywrot on September 26, 2010 – 12:10 pm

Both defensive end Cliff Avril and middle linebacker DeAndre Levy are getting back into the starting lineup this week.

Levy has been out since suffering a groin injury the final week of the preseason while Avril sat out of last week’s game due to a knee injury suffered at Chicago.

Already ruled out on Friday, quarterback Matthew Stafford, wide receiver Nate Burleson and linebacker Zack Follett will not play today.

Starting at quarterback will be Shaun Hill, starting in place of Burleson will be Bryant Johnson and starting in place of Follett will be Ashlee Palmer. Check Detroitlions.com for a full list of starters.

Full list of inactives:

  • Matthew Stafford
  • Nate Burleson
  • Kevin Smith
  • Zack Follett
  • Landon Johnson
  • Manny Ramirez
  • Jason Fox
  • Willie Young

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4 Responses to “Avril Starting, Levy Active at Minnesota”

  1. By Don on Sep 26, 2010 | Reply

    It is’nt even half time yet and the Referee’s have allready defeated our TEAM!
    We AGAIN were on our way to score another TD with Felton Taking the Ball to the Minnasota 10 yard Line when the Officials threw a Flag on Dominic Raiola for Holding WHEN THERE WAS NO HOLDING! He simply Fell to the ground!
    This League is a Disgrace.
    And so is anyone who stands behind this League. I really liked Schwartz when he first got here. But, now there is’nt anything that he can say?
    He believe’s in the NFL! ( Not Frikin Legit!)

  2. By arthurswagler on Sep 26, 2010 | Reply

    Hill is good between the 20 yard lines, but has no idea what he is doing in side the red zone. The Minnesota should pay is salary. It is hard to win when your quarterback is the defensive best player.

    It would appear that you have no quarterback, no strong running back and the defense back field is to small. The only good thing is that you should get the number 1 pick again when you do not win a game all year.

    The coach can only do so much.

  3. By Bill Mi on Sep 26, 2010 | Reply

    I don’t know about everyone else out there,but until we win a game that 0-16 will be dangling there…could it happen again?…I know there’s a lot of football left to go but one more road loss and that will 3 straight years without a road win!!!…are you kidding me…nothing seems to every go right with this team.

  4. By Detroit Lions Junkie on May 18, 2012 | Reply

    Levy needs to step his game up for 2012!

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