Packers list S Darnell Savage, G Lucas Patrick as questionable

TE Josiah Deguara doubtful to play against Detroit 

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S Darnell Savage and G Lucas Patrick

GREEN BAY – The Packers have listed safety Darnell Savage (shoulder) and guard Lucas Patrick (concussion) as questionable for Monday night's home-opener against the Detroit Lions.

Green Bay also ruled out reserve safety Vernon Scott (hamstring) and listed tight end Josiah Deguara (concussion) as doubtful.

Savage left in the second half of Sunday's loss to New Orleans, but practiced all week in a limited capacity. Patrick, who started at left guard against the Saints, is still in the concussion protocol but was cleared to participate in Saturday's non-padded practice.

"It's been good," said Head Coach Matt LaFleur of Patrick's progress this week. "He was out there today practicing and that's just part of the protocol and we'll see how he responds post-practice."

If Patrick isn't cleared by game time, 2020 sixth-round picks Jon Runyan and Jake Hanson would be the most likely candidates to step in at left guard.

Runyan didn't start as a rookie in 2020 but played 160 offensive snaps as an injury replacement against Minnesota and Detroit (Weeks 1-2), San Francisco (Week 8), and Indianapolis and Chicago (Weeks 10-11). Hanson, a four-year starting center at Oregon, started his rookie season on the Packers' practice squad before undergoing season-ending hip surgery.

The Packers did not issue a game designation for center/guard Josh Myers (finger), tight end Marcedes Lewis (not injury related/veteran rest) and defensive lineman Tyler Lancaster (back/ankle). All three are expected to be available on Monday.

Meanwhile, the Lions have ruled out starting receiver Tyrell Williams (concussion) and defensive end Kevin Strong (concussion).

Defensive end Michael Brockers (shoulder), outside linebacker Trey Flowers (shoulder), receiver Kalif Raymond (thigh) and running backs D'Andre Swift (groin) are questionable, though Swift was a full participant in practice Saturday.

Outside linebacker Romeo Okwara (shoulder), defensive end Levi Onwuzurike (hip) and Jamaal Williams (chest) did not receive a game designation and are expected to play.

Green Bay Packers

Table inside Article
Player, Pos. INJURY THURS FRI SAT SAT STATUS
Josiah Deguara, TE Concussion DNP DNP DNP Doubtful
Tyler Lancaster, DL Back/Ankle LP LP LP -
Josh Myers, C/G Finger FP FP FP -
Lucas Patrick, G Concussion DNP DNP LP Questionable
Darnell Savage, S Shoulder LP LP LP Questionable
Vernon Scott, S Hamstring LP LP LP Out
Marcedes Lewis, TE NIR (veteran rest) - DNP FP -

Detroit Lions

Table inside Article
Player, Pos. INJURY THURS FRI SAT SAT STATUS
Michael Brockers, DE Shoulder LP LP LP Questionable
Trey Flowers, OLB Shoulder LP LP LP Questionable
Romeo Okwara, OLB Shoulder LP LP FP -
Levi Onwuzurike, DE Hip FP FP FP -
Kevin Strong, DE Concussion DNP DNP DNP Out
D'Andre Swift, RB Groin LP LP FP Questionable
Jamaal Williams, RB Chest LP LP FP -
Tyrell Williams, WR Concussion DNP DNP DNP Out
Kalif Raymond, WR Thigh NL NL LP Questionable
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