A month after big hit, Detroit Lions WR Tyrell Williams still dealing with concussion

It has actually been a month considering that Tyrell Williams took a helmet-to-helmet hit from San Francisco 49ers security Jaquiski Tartt, and the Detroit Lions receiver still is handling concussion signs.

Lions coach Dan Campbell stated in his weekly interview Tuesday on 97.1 WXYT-FM that Williams is not near returning from the brain injury that has actually sidelined him the previous 4 video games.

“That doesn’t look good right now,” Campbell stated when inquired about Williams’ accessibility for Sunday’s video game versus the Cincinnati Bengals. “I would say that’s off in the distance for sure.”

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Fred Warner deals with Detroit Lions pass receiver Tyrell Williams throughout the very first half at Ford Field in Detroit on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021.

Williams was anticipated to be the Lions’ No. 1 receiver when he signed a one-year, $6 million totally free representative offer this spring.

He played 39 snaps versus the 49ers, captured 2 passes for 14 lawns, and has actually been on hurt reserve considering that Sept. 23.

Quintez Cephus changed Williams as the Lions’ leading outside receiver the previous 4 weeks, however he broke his collarbone in Sunday’s loss to the Minnesota Vikings and is anticipated to miss out on the remainder of the season.

Kalif Raymond, Amon-Ra St. Brown, KhaDarel Hodge, Trinity Benson and Tom Kennedy are the other receivers on the Lions’ 53-man lineup. They went into the season with a combined 36 profession receptions.

Geronimo Allison, who invested 4 seasons with the Green Bay Packers and pulled out of the 2020 season due to the fact that of COVID-19 issues, is on the Lions practice.

Contact Dave Birkett at dbirkett@freepress.com. Follow him on Twitter @davebirkett.

This post initially appeared on Detroit Free Press: Detroit Lions WR Tyrell Williams still handling concussion



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