In-depth injury report

The Bills list four players on their injury report, but Gregg Williams said, "I wouldn't count any of these guys out." Still, Buffalo will probably be without cornerback Antoine Winfield again. Winfield is healing from arthroscopic knee surgery. He is doubtful for the Lions game. Here's the injury breakdown from the Bills and the Lions.

 

CB Antoine Winfield, knee, doubtful. He was on the stationary bike at practice today and did not participate.

RT Mike Williams, hamstring, questionable: "We'll do some field work with Mike today," Williams said.

TE Dave Moore, hand, questionable: "He'll have a different casting procedure today and will practice," said Williams.

S Tony Driver, hip, questionable: "Tony will practice too," said Williams.

If Winfield is unavailable, Chris Watson again will take his place at left corner. The Dolphins didn't throw much on Watson as most opponents have done this season. Jason Bostic will man the slot during nickel situations.

For the Lions, the following are listed:

WR Eddie Drummond, ankle, doubtful

LB Clint Kriewaldt, foot, doubtful

RB Aveion Caison, ankle, questionable

TE John Owens, shoulder, questionable

TE Mikhael Ricks, groin, questionable

WR Bill Schroeder, ankle, questionable

DT Shaun Rogers, thumb, probable

FB Cory Schlesinger, back, probable

S Brian Walker, toe, probable

The big problems for the Lions are at linebacker and wide receiver. Strongside linebacker Clint Kriewaldt, already an injury replacement for starter Brian Williams, is likely out with a foot sprain. Second-year man Donte Curry may have to start, and he has no starting experience before this season. Heck, he hardly played at all.

Also, if wide receiver Bill Schroeder and tight end Mikhael Ricks don't play, they will be missing some firepower. In addition, Ricks' backup, rookie John Owens, is also banged up. That leaves quarterback Joey Harrington throwing primarily to Az-Zahir Hakim and Germane Crowell, who's coming back from knee surgery.


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