Dan Campbell offers injury updates after physically taxing loss for the Lions

The day after a rough loss to the Seahawks, Lions head coach Dan Campbell offered some injury updates.

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Sunday's loss to the Seattle Seahawks was a tough one for the Detroit Lions, and not just because they fell in overtime. A litany of injuries was a big story during the game, with a wide range of potential outcomes for a few guys.

Campbell spoke to the media on Monday, and any updates he had on injured players took priority.

Let's go one-by-one with Campbell said (h/t to Lions Wire).

RG Halapoulivaati Vaitai

"Big V, you know, could be out for a bit,” Campbell stated. “We’ll know a lot more in the next couple of days here.”

When asked if being placed on injured reserve was a possibility for Vaitai, Campbell wouldn't go there.

“I don’t think so, I don’t think so,” Campbell said. “We’re just going to have to see how it responds.”

Vaitai left Sunday's game with a left knee injury after being rolled up on from behind. Graham Glasgow replaced Vaitai, and it looks like he'll be the Lions' starting right guard for at least a game or two.

EDGE James Houston

A report from NFL Media on Monday morning said Houston suffered a fractured ankle on Sunday, and he'd miss at least 6-8 weeks pending further tests to determine if surgery would be necessary. Campbell basically confirmed the report.

"He had a (broken) fibula, so he’ll be out a while,” Campbell said.

Houston left Ford Field in a wheelchair on Sunday, and the moment he suffered the injury has been spotted.

RB David Montgomery

The initial news on Montgomery was broadly good, as in he suffered a thigh injury rather than something happening to his knee. He did tell Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press he may miss "a couple weeks." Campbell called Montgomery day-to-day.

"He’s kind of in the boat of day-to-day,”

Craig Reynolds saw action late on Sunday, and Jahmyr Gibbs is naturally easy to point to for a bigger role for however long Montgomery might be out. Zonovan Knight feels like an easy call up from the practice squad to help out, with spots on the active roster to fill.

LT Taylor Decker

Decker of course missed Sunday's game against the Seahawks with an ankle injury. Campbell had an update on him too.

"He’s improving. There again, we’ll know a lot more over the next couple of days,”. “He’s gotten better and better every day. It’s just a matter of — can he get back in time for this one (Week 3 vs. Atlanta)?”

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