Jamaal Williams “starts and carries the load” in Week 1

Lions RB Jamaal Williams will reportedly be the starter at running back against the 49ers, while D’Andre Swift will be limited.

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Tom Pelissero notes the limited role on passing down for Swift simply stems from his limited practice time during the week and is nothing disciplinary. The Lions reportedly love what they have in Williams and he is expected to carry the load against the 49ers. Swift gets a downgrade for Week 1 but it’s a tough matchup regardless against what should be a very good 49ers defense, even with Javon Kinlaw inactive.

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