Lions vs. Texans inactives: Drayton Florence, Louis Delmas to start for Detroit

Tom Pennington

The Detroit Lions will have the services of both Drayton Florence and Louis Delmas on Thursday.

The Detroit Lions' secondary got good news when the inactives were announced for Thursday's game against the Houston Texans. Specifically, that good news is that cornerback Drayton Florence and safety Louis Delmas are not on the inactives list. Both players are set to start for the Lions on Thanksgiving, which should hopefully give a nice boost to the secondary.

In less surprising news, offensive tackle Jeff Backus is in fact out with an injury. This means his streak of 186 consecutive starts is over.

Here's the full list of Lions inactives:

QB Kellen Moore
WR Titus Young
OT Jeff Backus
OT Corey Hilliard
DE Ronnell Lewis
DT Corey Williams
CB Jacob Lacey

For the Texans, the most notable inactive is cornerback Johnathan Joseph. An injury is keeping him out, meaning the Texans will have to find someone else to cover Calvin Johnson.

Here's the full list for Houston:

RB Ben Tate
WR DeVier Posey
OT Andrew Gardner
OG Cody White
DT Shaun Cody
LB Tim Dobbins
CB Johnathan Joseph

Reminder: You can follow Pride Of Detroit on Twitter and like us on Facebook.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Pride Of Detroit

You must be a member of Pride Of Detroit to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Pride Of Detroit. You should read them.

Join Pride Of Detroit

You must be a member of Pride Of Detroit to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Pride Of Detroit. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker