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Detroit Lions receiver Tyrell Williams remains within the concussion protocol and will trot over Monday’s sport towards the Green Bay Packers, head coach Dan Campbell acknowledged Saturday.
Williams became compelled to leave his team’s first sport towards the San Francisco 49ers early after taking a laborious hit within the third quarter.
San Francisco safety Jaquiski Tartt picked up a 15-yard non-public contaminated penalty on the play.
Williams completed with honest two catches for 14 yards within the 41-33 loss.
Kalif Raymond saw potentially the most playing time at receiver closing sport and may per chance well simply see a bigger position with Williams unavailable, while Amon-Ra St. Brown, Trinity Benson and Quintez Cephus all played at the least 30 snaps closing week, per Pro Soccer Reference. Each and every participant may per chance well per chance well also step up in Week 2, despite the truth that the offense will likely hasten through T.J. Hockenson and running backs D’Andre Swift and Jamaal Williams.
The inexperience within the receiving corps intended a enormous projected position for Williams, potentially the most easy confirmed participant on the roster entering the season.
The 29-yr-feeble signed a one-yr take care of Detroit within the offseason after totaling 42 catches for 651 yards and 6 touchdowns with the Las Vegas Raiders in 2020. It became his fourth straight season with at the least 600 receiving yards, with the old three coming with the Chargers.
Williams had his easiest season in 2016 with 1,059 receiving yards and seven touchdowns on 69 catches.
Detroit became shopping for associated manufacturing from the feeble in 2021, however the team must await a return to the sphere.