Is Amon-Ra St. Brown playing this week? (Latest injury update for Falcons vs. Lions in NFL Week 3)

The latest injury update for Detroit Lions star receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown.
Detroit Lions wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown (14) runs.
Detroit Lions wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown (14) runs. / Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

The Detroit Lions are dealing with the injury bug in Week 3, as David Montgomery injured his thigh in Week 2 and star wideout Amon-Ra St. Brown injured his toe. 

St. Brown is listed as quqestionable for Week 3 against the Atlanta Falcons, but he is optimistic he will be able to play, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

Amon-Ra St. Brown injury status for Week 3 game against Atlanta Falcons

St. Brown is officially listed as questionable for this matchup, but it appears he has a chance to suit up in Week 3.

Best Lions prop bet if Amon-Ra St. Brown misses Week 3

Jahmyr Gibbs anytime touchdown scorer 

Does the Lions rookie running back find the end zone this week?

Through two NFL games, Gibbs has 14 carries and nine catches (on 11 targets), but one has to think he gets an expanded role with David Montgomery banged up and St. Brown is also dealing with an injury. 

If both players miss Week 3, Gibbs should be the No. 1 option in the Lions offense. 

I think there’s a good chance that St. Brown can suit up, but I like Gibbs regardless since he’s coming into this game healthy. 

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Amon-Ra St. Brown injury history

St. Brown dealt with an ankle injury last season, but that was the only time he’s missed a game in his NFL career. It’s possible he will play through his toe ailment against Atlanta.

When is Amon-Ra St. Brown coming back?

St. Brown has a chance to play in Week 3 with his toe injury. If he doesn't, the team has a quick turnaround on Thursday night in Week 4 against Green Bay. 

Detroit Lions next 5 opponents

  • Green Bay Packers, Thursday, Sept. 28
  • Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Oct. 8
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Oct. 15
  • Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Oct. 22
  • Las Vegas Raiders, Monday, Oct. 30

Detroit Lions injury report

  • Taylor Decker – out, ankle
  • Kerby Joseph – out, hip
  • David Montgomery – doubtful, thigh
  • Emmanuel Moseley – out, knee/hamstring
  • Josh Reynold – questionable, groin
  • Amon-Ra St. Brown – questionable, toe
  • Halapoulivaati Vaitai – out, knee

Atlanta Falcons injury report

  • Jeff Okudah – questionable, foot
  • Cordarrelle Patterson – questionable, thigh

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