Episode #207: Lions at Vikings, Week 5 preview

This week on the podcast, the guys set the table for the Detroit Lions 2021 Week 5 matchup against the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Roster Moves:

Injury Report

  • OT Penei Sewel (ankle) – missed Wednesday and Thursday
  • TE T.J. Hockenson (knee) – missed Wednesday, limited Thursday
  • EDGE Trey Flowers (knee) – limited
  • RB D’Andre Swift (groin) – limited
  • RB Jamaal Williams (hip) – limited
  • DL Michael Brockers (shoulder) – limited

Protected PS: Bruce Hector, Steven Montez, Jalen Elliott, and Ryan Santoso

Bears’ review

Vikings’ preview

  • Ref: Clete “hands to the face” Blakeman
  • TV: FOX, Chris Myers, Daryl Johnson
  • Betting Line: Vikings -9 (opened at -7)
  • Key matchups: Lions DB’s vs Justin Jefferson/Adam Thielen
  • Key: Lions pressure vs Vikings OL
  • Key: Danielle Hunter vs Matt Nelson
  • Key: D’Andre Swift/Jamaal Williams vs Vikings DL

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