New York Jets vs Detroit Lions Friday Injury Report

By Mike Nash

Sep 21, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) makes a catch while being pushed out of bounds by Green Bay Packers cornerback Davon House (31) during the third quarter at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

On Sunday, the New York Jets ( 1-2) welcome the Detroit Lions ( 2-1) to town for a 1 PM kickoff at MetLife Stadium. Both teams are dealing with a fair amount of injuries that may impact the game on Sunday.

Detroit Lions

Probable- DE Ezekial Ansah ( knee) , RB Joique Bell ( knee) , DT Nick Fairley ( biceps), RB Theo Riddick ( Probable), S James Ihedigbo ( Probable) , DE George Johnson ( Groin)Analysis- Expect all to be ready to roll come Sunday for the Lions. Ansah and Fairley are a major part of the Lions dominate defensive line.

Questionable- FB Montell Owens ( hamstring) , WR Calvin Johnson ( Ankle)Analysis- Obviously the big name here is Calvin Johnson. Megatron missed two days of practice this week, but all signs point to him being active on Sunday.

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Doubtful/Out- S Don Carey ( hamstring) , TE Joseph Fauria ( Ankle) , LB Travis Lewis ( Quad) , CB Cassius Vaughn ( Ankle) , T LaAdrian Waddle ( calf) .Analysis- Waddle is the Lions starting right tackle, so him not playing is good news for the Jets defensive lineman. Fauria is also a huge redzone target for the Lions.

New York Jets

Probable- G Willie Colon ( Calf) , OL Dalton Freeman ( knee) , RB Chris Johnson ( Ankle) , OL Nick Mangold ( shoulder), WR David Nelson ( Illness) , DL Muhammad Wilkerson ( knee)Analysis- After suffering a scare in the Bears game, it seems Wilkerson is all set and ready to play Sunday for the Jets.

Questionable- WR Eric Decker ( hamstring)Analysis- After practicing on a limited basis all week, all signs point to Eric Decker playing on Sunday. This is huge news for the Jets, who desperately need their best receiver.

Doubtful- CB Dee Milliner ( quad) – After returning against the Packers, Milliner will now miss his second consecutive game.