Detroit Lions elevate S Brady Breeze and
TE Garrett Griffin for Panthers game
The Detroit Lions announced two roster changes
ahead of their Week 16 game against the Carolina Panthers
elevating safety Brady Breeze and tight end Garrett Griffin
from the practice squad to the roster of the day.
Meet. This is the first elevation for either player in
the 2022 season.
Starting safety DeShon Elliott suffered a shoulder injury
against the New York Jets in Week 15
His absence left the Lions with just three safeties
on the active roster, starting rookie Kerby Joseph
special teams ace C.J. Moore and converted corner Ifetu
Melifonwu, who didn't play safety much, if at all.
While Moore was Elliott's backup in the game last week, head coach
Dan Campbell said Thursday the plan was for Moore
Breeze probably won't see much on defense with the
three players above ahead of him on the depth chart
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