Despite Lions’ TE T.J. Hockenson landing hard on his right shoulder and head Sunday and then being carted off, Detroit will not be placing its rookie first-round pick on injured reserve, per source.
Related players: Jesse James
Owners can expect Hockenson to miss some time and James to likely take over as the TE1. Hockenson was great in Week 1 before disappearing in Weeks 2 and 3. Before getting hurt, he had three catches for 27 yards and a TD.