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Lions-Dolphins inactives: Riddick, Ansah OUT, T.J. Lang ACTIVE

The Lions will be without Ziggy and Theo, but will get their starting RG back against Miami.

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Running back Theo Riddick will be among the seven Detroit Lions players listed as inactive for the team’s Week 7 match up against the Miami Dolphins. The running back missed much of this week’s practice with a knee injury. With Theo sidelined, that means that Ameer Abdullah is active and may have a shot at being more than just a kick returner for the Lions.

Also inactive is Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah, who was officially downgraded to “Out” yesterday due to the shoulder injury that he suffered Week 1. Ansah has still not played since he left the Lions’ opening game against the Jets in the first half.

Inactives also include Kerry Hyder Jr., Brandon Powell and newly signed corner back Lenzy Pipkins.

Running back Kerryon Johnson, who suffered an ankle injury against the Green Bay Packers, is active for the game. Guard T.J. Lang will be active as well after he missed time with a concussion.

Miami will be without two important offensive pieces. Quarterback Ryan Tannehill is set to miss another game after picking up a shoulder injury last week. Brock Osweiler is set to replace Tannehill for the second straight week. Wide receiver DeVante Parker will be absent as well as he is missing time with a broken finger.

Here is a full list of the inactives for each team:

Lions inactives

DE Ziggy Ansah
RB Theo Riddick
DE Kerry Hyder Jr.
WR Brandon Powell
OG Joe Dahl
OT Andrew Donnal
CB Lenzy Pipkins

Dolphins inactives

WR DeVante Parker
QB Ryan Tannehill
S Maurice Smith
DE Jonathan Woodard
OT Sam Young
TE A.J. Derby
DE Charles Harris

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