Detroit Lions rookie running back Jahmyr Gibbs returned to practice this week, but he has been ruled out for the team's Week 6 matchup with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Gibbs also sat out the team’s Week 5 win over the Carolina Panthers with a hamstring injury.
David Montgomery, who has been the team’s lead back this season, should see an increased role with Gibbs out.
Jahmyr Gibbs injury status for Week 6 game vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Gibbs has been ruled out for the Lions’ Week 6 matchup.
Best Detroit Lions prop bet in Week 6 vs. Tampa Bay
David Montgomery anytime touchdown scorer
With Gibbs out again, turn to Montgomery in the prop market.
Montgomery has dominated goal-line touches this season and has thrived with them.
The veteran running back has found the end zone in all four of the games he’s played in this season, totaling six scores in those matchups.
His last two games have been his best, as he put up 230 yards and four scores on 51 carries in those matchups.
It’s hard to fade him in this spot with Gibbs ailing, especially since the Bucs are allowing 4.1 yards per carry so far this season.
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Jahmyr Gibbs injury history
This is the first injury that Gibbs has suffered at the NFL level. He’s played behind Montgomery in each game this season, except for Week 4 when Montgomery missed the matchup with a thigh injury.
When is Jahmyr Gibbs coming back?
Gibbs' next chance to play will be in Week 7 against the Baltimore Ravens.
Detroit Lions next 5 opponents
- Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Oct. 22
- Las Vegas Raiders, Monday, Oct. 30
- Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Nov. 12
- Chicago Bears, Sunday, Nov. 19
- Green Bay Packers, Thursday, Nov. 23
Detroit Lions injury report
Tampa Bay Buccaneers injury report
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