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Jets vs. Lions: Final Week 1 injury and weather report

By Luis Tirado Jr.
NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 17: Michael Thomas #13 of the New Orleans Saints makes a catch over Marcus Maye #26 of the New York Jets at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 17, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 17: Michael Thomas #13 of the New Orleans Saints makes a catch over Marcus Maye #26 of the New York Jets at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 17, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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Heading into Week 1, the New York Jets are set for their season opener on Monday Night Football against the Detroit Lions. Here is the final injury report for both teams as well as tonight’s weather for the game.

New York Jets football will finally be upon us all later on tonight on Monday Night Football. The Jets are on the road set to face the Detroit Lions in Ford Field. It will be the first Monday Night Football game of the season to start off a doubleheader event.

Coming off two straight 5-11 losing seasons isn’t easy for the Jets but they are slowly building a contender for the future. A future that has the potential to be a bright one thanks to the big announcement that the Jets will have rookie quarterback Sam Darnold starting the season under center.

Heading into this Week 1 matchup, the Jets will be without two key starting players. On offense, wide receiver Jermaine Kearse will likely miss this game and on defense, linebacker Josh Martin is officially ruled out.

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Below you will find the latest injury report for both teams, courtesy of the Media Relations Department of the Jets.

Jets

OUT

Linebacker Josh Martin (concussion)

DOUBTFUL

Safety Marcus Maye (foot)Wide Receiver Jermaine Kearse (abdomen)

Lions

OUT

Offensive Lineman Andrew Donnal (knee)

Weather

When it comes to tonight’s weather heading to Ford Field (domed stadium) in Detroit, Michigan, as per the Weather Channel, it will be 55°F and occasional rain showers. Winds will be about 19mph NE.

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