Episode #217: Lions vs Cardinals, Week 15 preview

This week on the podcast, the guys set the table for the Detroit Lions 2021 Week 15 matchup against the Arizona Cardinals at Ford Field.

Broncos’ review

  • Lions lost 38-10
  • Shorthanded is an understatement – then they lost Jerry Jacobs and Alex Anzalone
  • Another strong second quarter kept them in it, but Denver ran away with it (literally) in the second half
  • Kalif Raymond TD play design was well laid out and executed
  • Penei Sewel continues to dominate
  • Welcome to the Craig Reynolds show

Roster Moves:

Reserve/COVID

  • RB Jamaal Williams
  • LB Tavante Beckett
  • CB Bobby Price
  • CB Ifeatu Melifonwu
  • CB Mark Gilbert
  • NB Corey Ballentine
  • NB Robey-Coleman
  • S Tracy Walker
  • Evan Brown was removed from reserve/COVID and began practicing, expected to play Sunday

Injury Report

  • No practice:
    • RB D’Andre Swift (shoulder)
    • TE T.J. Hockenson (hand)
    • LG Jonah Jackson (back)
    • EDGE Julian Okwara (ankle)
    • LB Alex Anzalone (ankle)
    • OT Will Holden and S Jalen Elliott (non-injury related)
  • Limited
    • LT Penei Sewell (shoulder)
    • DL Michael Brockers (knee)
    • EDGE Austin Bryant (shoulder)
    • LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin (shoulder)
    • LB Derrick Barnes (knee)
  • NB AJ Parker (on IR) has started 21-day clock and is expected to play on Sunday

Protected PS: Craig Reynolds, Bruce Hector, Parnell Motley, and Aldric Rosas

Cardinals’ preview

  • Ref: Land Clark
  • TV: FOX, Gus Johnson, Aqib Talib, Megan Olivi
  • Bet line: Cardinals -13.5
  • WR DeAndre Hopkins is injured and may not play
  • RB James Conner is banged up and day-to-day

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