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In this comprehensive look at the Detroit Lions roster, we will be examining not only the positional depth chart but also looking at who coaches will turn to in specific situations, including who will step up in case of injury.

Here’s a look at how the Lions roster sets up for their Week 14 matchup against the Minnesota Vikings.

Note — you will see some players listed more than once as they have multiple roles.
Quarterback

Matthew Stafford (9) — Ruled out
David Blough (10)
Kyle Sloter (1)
TE Logan Thomas (82) — Emergency QB

Jeff Driskel (2) — has been placed on IR
Running back

Bo Scarbrough (43)
J.D. McKissic (41)
Ty Johnson (31)
Third down back

J.D. McKissic (41)
Jamal Agnew (39) – gadget option
H-back/Fullback

Isaac Nauta (89)
Wide receiver

Kenny Golladay (19)
Marvin Jones Jr. (11)
Danny Amendola (80)
Chris Lacy (15)
Slot receiver

Danny Amendola (80)
Tight end

Jesse James (83)
Logan Thomas (82)
Isaac Nauta (89)

T.J. Hockenson (88) — has been placed on IR
Starting offensive line

Taylor Decker (68) — LT
Joe Dahl (66) — LG
Frank Ragnow (77) — C
Graham Glasgow (60) — RG
Rick Wagner (71) — RT
Reserve offensive line

Kenny Wiggins (79) — RG, LG
Tyrell Crosby (65) — LT, RT
Graham Glasgow (60) — C
Oday Aboushi (76) — RG, LG
Beau Benzschawel (63) — Emergency IOL
Interior defensive line

Damon Harrison (98) — NT
A’Shawn Robinson (91) — 3T
Da’Shawn Hand (93) — DDE, 3T, NT — Ruled out
Mike Daniels (96) — 3T
John Atkins (99) — NT
EDGE Rushers

Trey Flowers (90) — DDE, 3T
Devon Kennard (42) — JACK
Romeo Okwara (95) — DDE, 3T
Austin Bryant (94) — JACK, DDE — Doubtful
Off-the-ball linebacker

Jarrad Davis (40) — MIKE, WILL
Christian Jones (52) — WILL, JACK
Jahlani Tavai (51) — MIKE, WILL, JACK
Jalen Reeves-Maybin (44) — MIKE, WILL
Miles Killebrew (35) — WILL, Hang Safety
Steve Longa (54) — MIKE, WILL
Jason Cabinda (53) — MIKE, WILL
Cornerback

Darius Slay (23)
Justin Coleman (27)
Rashaan Melvin (29) — Questionable
Amani Oruwariye (24)
Mike Ford (38)
Jamal Agnew (39) — Questionable
Dee Virgin (30)
Michael Jackson (28)
Slot cornerback

Justin Coleman (27)
Jamal Agnew (39)
Safety

Tracy Walker (21)
Tavon Wilson (32)
Will Harris (25)
C.J. Moore (49)
Third-safety

Will Harris (25)
C.J. Moore (49)
Miles Killebrew (35) — WILL, Hang Safety
Kicking team

Matt Prater (5) — placekicker, kickoffs
Sam Martin (6) — punter, holder
Don Muhlbach (48) — long snapper
Kick returns

Jamal Agnew (39) — punt and kick returner — Questionable
Danny Amendola (80) — reserve punt returner
Chris Lacy (15) — reserve kick returner
Ty Johnson (31) — reserve kick returner
J.D. McKissic (41) — reserve kick returner
Kick coverage

C.J. Moore (49) — gunner
Dee Virgin (30) — gunner
Jalen Reeves-Maybin (44) — five-phase specialist
Steve Longa (54) — five-phase specialist
Teams final injury reports

Lions’ injury designations — Matthew Stafford, Da’Shawn Hand ruled out

Vikings’ injury designations — Adam Thielen Doubtful, Riley Reiff Questionable
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Oday Aboushi

Position: Guard

2019 stats: No sacks allowed, one quarterback hit, two quarterback hurries

Twentyman: Aboushi was the team’s fourth guard heading into the season and a healthy scratch for most of the first half of the year. After Joe Dahl and then Kenny Wiggins were lost for the season later on, Aboushi played a reserve and then starting role the last two weeks. He ended up playing 143 snaps.

Danny Amendola

Position: Wide receiver

2019 stats: 62 receptions, 678 yards, one touchdown

Twentyman: Amendola, 34, found the fountain of youth here in Detroit in 2019. He was very consistent in the slot. He was one of the players brought in to help change the culture for head coach Matt Patricia, and his all-business mentality fit in well here. If he wants to return in 2020, I see no reason why the team and Amendola can’t work something out.

Mike Daniels

Position: Defensive tackle

2019 stats: 10 tackles, one sack

Twentyman: Daniels was brought in to be a key component of the defensive line and it never materialized, mostly due to injuries. He missed five games at the beginning of the year due to a foot injury and his season ended two weeks early with an arm injury. He just never had the impact that was expected when he signed a one-year deal before training camp.

Jeff Driskel

Position: Quarterback

2019 stats: 62-of-105 (59%), four TD, four INT, 75.3 passer rating; 22 rushes, 151 yards, one TD

Twentyman: Driskel was signed in mid-September, and won the starting job after Matthew Stafford went down with a back injury Week 9. He started three games, losing all three, before finding himself on IR with a hamstring injury. Driskel is a heck of an athlete, and brings the added dimension of making plays with his legs. It’s possible Detroit’s quarterback room will go through a significant transformation this offseason. We’ll see is Driskel is part of the team’s plans.

Graham Glasgow

Position: Guard

2019 stats: No sacks allowed, five quarterback hits, 20 quarterback hurries

Twentyman: A former third-round pick by the Lions in 2016, Glasgow has the versatility to play both guard spots and center. He played in at least 93 percent of Detroit’s offensive snaps his first three seasons in the league. He played in 86 percent of the snaps this year, yielding some snaps to Wiggins. Glasgow finished as the 13th best guard in football by Pro Football Focus. There will be a market for his services in free agency.
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Jermaine Kearse

Position: Wide receiver

2019 stats: No stats

Twentyman: The veteran Kearse had a terrific training camp and would have earned the No. 4 receiver role if not for a season-ending broken leg suffered in the preseason. Kearse will turn 30 in February, and we’ll have to see if he’s in Detroit’s plans this offseason on maybe another one-year deal.

Darius Kilgo

Position: Defensive tackle

2019 stats: No stats

Twentyman: Like Kearse, Kilgo was injured in August and never made it to the regular season. The team placed him on IR August 10. Kilgo’s a depth player with 11 tackles in 29 career games.

Miles Killebrew

Position: Safety/linebacker

2019 stats: 20 tackles

Twentyman: Killebrew has turned into a terrific special teams player, who finished third in the NFL this season with 15 special teams tackles. The former fourth-round pick plays on all four special teams units. Every team needs a couple core special teams players like Killebrew.

Sam Martin

Position: Punter

2019 stats: 76 punts, 45.3 average, 41.8 net average, 31 punts inside the 20

Twentyman: Martin saw both his average and net average increase over last year’s marks. His average ranked 17th among the league’s punters, and his net average was 11th. His 31 punts inside the 20 were the sixth most league wide this season.

Rashaan Melvin

Position: Cornerback

2019 stats: 67 tackles, 11 passes defended, no interceptions

Twentyman: The veteran Melvin won Detroit’s starting outside cornerback spot opposite Darius Slay after signing a one-year deal this offseason. He played in 13 games with 12 starts. Opposing quarterbacks had a 110.6 passer rating throwing his way with four touchdowns. He was graded the 95th best cornerback this season by PFF.

Don Muhlbach

Position: Long snapper

2019 stats: Detroit made 26-of-31 field goal attempts and averaged 45.3 yards per punt

Twentyman: Death. Taxes. Don Muhlbach. At some point the Lions have to find their long snapper of the future, but Muhlbach’s skills haven’t diminished to the point where that’s a necessity. I could certainly see him back for a 17th season in 2020.

A’Shawn Robinson

Position: Defensive tackle

2019 stats: 40 tackles, 1.5 sacks, one forced fumble, three passes defended

Twentyman: The former second-round pick has been a staple for the Lions upfront the last four seasons. He’s a good player, but he’s never become the upper echelon player some thought he might be after a stellar career at Alabama.

Logan Thomas

Position: Tight end

2019 stats: 16 receptions, 173 yards (10.8), one TD

Twentyman: Thomas entered the year as the third tight end behind T.J. Hockenson and Jesse James, but by the end of the year he was a more reliable target than James. Thomas is a good athlete, and has some versatility to his game. He played in all 16 games in 2019 and recorded his best season statistically.

Kenny Wiggins

Position: Guard

2019 stats: Two sacks allowed, one quarterback hit, nine quarterback hurries

Twentyman: There was a tough competition for the two starting guard spots out of camp with Joe Dahl and Glasgow winning the two starting spots. The Lions worked Wiggins into the mix early and often, however, and Wiggins earned a starting spot late in the year due to injury. He ended up playing 438 snaps as a versatile guard/tackle.

Tavon Wilson

Position: Safety

2019 stats: 97 tackles, 1.0 sack, five passes defended

Twentyman: Wilson enjoyed his best season statistically in his eighth season in the NFL in 2019. He was a versatile and movable player in Patricia’s defense. He ended up being Detroit’s top graded safety by PFF this season.
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J.D. McKissic

Position: Running back

2019 stats: 38 carries, 205 yards (5.4); 34 receptions, 233 yards (6.9), one TD

Twentyman: McKissic developed into a pretty nice option as a third-down back. The Lions brought him in this year because Patricia said he was so difficult to scheme against when he coached against McKissic as the defensive coordinator in New England. McKissic has a nice dual-threat element to his game.

Jamie Meder

Position: Defensive tackle

2019 stats: No stats

Twentyman: Meder was signed mid-December to help stem some of the losses the Lions were seeing upfront along their defensive line. He played in last Sunday’s season finale against Green Bay and did not record a stat.
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Mike Ford

Position: Cornerback

2019 stats: 12 tackles

Twentyman: Ford played in 15 games both on special teams and defense with two starts. Opposing passers completed 55.6 percent of passes thrown Ford’s way for a 94.7 passer rating with a touchdown. His numbers improved considerably from 2018. He’s a player with experience that can add depth to the position.

Dee Virgin

Position: Cornerback

2019 stats: 10 tackles, one forced fumble

Twentyman: Virgin played in 15 games this season on special teams. He’s had some success as a gunner on the outside, and finished the season with a positive grade from PFF as both a kickoff and punt-cover man.

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Rick Kane, a football star at Amador Valley High School who went on to a professional career with the Detroit Lions, has died. He was 55.

Kane died Christmas morning at his home in Reno from complications of pneumonia, his family said.

Kane was born in Nov. 12, 1954, in Lincoln, Neb., and moved with his family to Pleasanton when he was 12, according to family. He was one of the best all-around athletes to come out of the East Bay Athletic League, graduating from Amador Valley in 1973. He was a star in football as a running back and in track and field as a sprinter and long jumper.

Kane attended the University of Oregon, where he earned the Len Casanova Award for rookie of the year in 1973, according to family. He transferred to San Jose State in his junior year, where he became the college’s first 1,000-yard rusher with 1,143 yards in 1975. .

Kane was drafted by the Lions in 1977 and had a nine-year NFL career as a running back. He played primarily for the Lions except for a brief time with the Washington Redskins, his family said.

“He was real proud of what he did,” said his son, Sean Michael Kane. He said his dad had a lot of memorabilia on display at his home, including game balls and pictures with players such as Chicago Bears running back Walter Payton.

After football, Kane had a 25-year career in the automotive business, including 16 years as sales manager for Reno Jeep Chrysler. He worked the last four years at Scott Motor Company, according to family.

In 2005, Kane had a leg amputated following a traffic accident. The Reno Gazette reported that a 17-year-old girl, distracted by her cell phone, crashed into Kane’s motorcycle, seriously injuring his leg. Kane later started an amputee support group, the paper reported.

Kane is survived by his wife of 13 years, Dianne; his mother, Ann Kane; daughter Kelly Grace Kane and sons Ryan James Kane, Sean Michael Kane and John Lewis Kane; and numerous extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Gerald Kane, and his sister, Diane Baer.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1095 Golconda Dr., in Reno. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery. Arrangements are with Walton’s Funeral Home of Reno.

Staff writer Jeff Faraudo contributed to this report. Reach Eric Louie at 925-847-2123.

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The Lions have presented several narratives in the nearly four years since general manager Bob Quinn was handed the keys.

Yet, there has been a decided discrepancy between the proposals and the bottom line.

These are five ways the Lions’ narrative has not meshed with reality:
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1. Narrative: Quinn drafts much better than previous Lions’ regimes.

Reality: No, he hasn’t.

Quinn has a few solid picks in four drafts. Wide receiver Kenny Golladay (Northern Illinois) and safety Tracy Walker (Louisiana-Lafayette) from non-Power 5 schools come to mind first. But none of his first-round picks have been particularly impactful. Is Taylor Decker really better than Riley Reiff or Jeff Backus? Jarrad Davis has been underwhelming, and that’s being kind. Center Frank Ragnow is a good player, but it’s relative, right?

Quinn fell into the classic Lions’ trap of taking a tight end in the first round with T.J. Hockenson. Teez Tabor is to Quinn what Ryan Broyles was to Martin Mayhew and Jordon Dizon to Matt Millen.

The Lions haven’t found impact players beyond the fifth round like top franchises do routinely. Both quarterbacks (Jake Rudock and Brad Kaaya) Quinn selected were cut.

2. Narrative: Quinn and head coach Matt Patricia have brought the “Patriots’ Way” to Detroit.

Reality: Not even close.

Quinn got off to a good start in 2016. He made several mid-range free agency moves that instantly improved the Lions. Yet, he has lost his touch since. The Lions would have been much better off keeping Reiff and Larry Warford than T.J. Lang and Rick Wagner. His inability to address the running back situation has been stunning given the resources put into the offensive line. The Damon Harrison trade was a good one, but has been more than off-set by handing Kyle Van Noy to the Patriots on a gold-plated platter, especially with Harrison’s play falling off in 2019. Marvin Jones was a good signing. It’s a point now where you have to extend him or move on. It might be worth it, but linebacker Christian Jones has been extended instead. Anybody surprised Quandre Diggs has already made a significant impact for the Seahawks?

Quinn made his own bed by retaining Jim Caldwell as head coach. He should have hired his own coach and began rebuilding immediately. It only kept the Lions on the treadmill to nowhere. Patricia should be better than this, but fact is, his message simply isn’t getting through.

3. Narrative: The Lions are going to be hard-nosed team with strong lines on both sides of the ball, a terrific running attack and a solid defense.

Reality: The Lions’ defense has allowed the fourth-most yards, the sixth-most points, and they are, offensively, the seventh-worst rushing team per carry.
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4. Narrative: The Lions have been devastated by an injury to quarterback Matthew Stafford:

Reality: Stafford’s injury only masks much bigger issues.

There is no question Stafford has had a bounce back year, but the Lions’ season, like 2018, faded before he was hurt. If anything, Stafford’s resurgence has only served to emphasize the Lions’ coming full circle to where they were before Quinn was hired. It’s back to Stafford having to pull a rabbit out of the hat or the Lions’ are doomed. The fundamental aspects of a strong team are not there. In the loss to Dallas, backup QB Jeff Driskel and recently-signed running back Bo Scarbough were arguably the Lions’ best offensive players, which speaks volumes.

5.Narrative: The Lions are establishing a winning culture.

Reality: Truth is, the Lions continue to unyieldingly fold when the heat is on.

Blowing the lead at Arizona, not being remotely ready for the Vikings, the horrible final play call at Oakland, throwing the Bears’ flagging offense a life line, the Cowboys’ debacle…most turns the Lions’ fold.

It’s all a familiar lament, which hasn’t changed under the new regime.