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Detroit Lions Depth Chart For Week 1 Released

The Detroit Lions sent out their game notes on Tuesday for their Week 1 matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Included in the notes is the Lions depth chart. It is technically considered unofficial, but it's a pretty good idea of what to expect on Sunday. Take a look (players in italics are injured):

OFFENSE
Pos. First String Second String Third String
QB Matthew Stafford
Shaun Hill
Drew Stanton
RB Jahvid Best
Maurice Morris
Jerome Harrison
Keiland Williams
WR Calvin Johnson
Maurice Stovall
Stefan Logan
WR Nate Burleson
Titus Young
Rashied Davis
TE
Brandon Pettigrew
Will Heller

TE Tony Scheffler


LT Jeff Backus
Jason Fox

LG Rob Sims
Jacques McClendon

C Dominic Raiola


RG Stephen Peterman
Dylan Gandy

RT Gosder Cherilus
Corey Hilliard

DEFENSE
Pos. First String Second String Third String
LE Cliff Avril
Lawrence Jackson

DT Ndamukong Suh
Sammie Hill

DT Corey Williams
Andre Fluellen
Nick Fairley
RE Kyle Vanden Bosch
Willie Young

OLB Justin Durant
Bobby Carpenter
Doug Hogue
MLB Stephen Tulloch
Ashlee Palmer

OLB DeAndre Levy
Isaiah Ekejiuba

LCB Chris Houston
Alphonso Smith
Aaron Berry
FS
Louis Delmas
John Wendling

SS Amari Spievey
Erik Coleman

RCB Eric Wright
Brandon McDonald

SPECIAL TEAMS
Pos. First String Second String Third String
K Jason Hanson


P Ryan Donahue


HLD Ryan Donahue

LS Don Muhlbach


KR Stefan Logan

PR Stefan Logan Nate Burleson

In the notes the Lions list only four players on their practice squad: wide receiver Nate Hughes, offensive tackle Casey Bender, center Dan Gerberry and safety Ricardo Silva. Three players are listed as being on injured reserve: running back Mikel Leshoure, offensive tackle Johnny Culbreath and safety Randy Phillips.