Rookie cornerback Darius Slay will make his third start of the season today vs. Green Bay with starter
Houston injured his foot in last week’s loss to Tampa Bay and left the game early in the fourth quarter. He did not return and did not practice all week.
Slay started the first two games of the season, but was replaced by veteran
Slay has played in a reserve role a number of times this season, including the fourth quarter last week after Houston left.
The Lions signed Austin from the practice squad to the active roster on Wednesday. The team released defensive end Austen Lane to make room on the 53-man roster.