Lions TE T.J. Hockenson (shoulder, head) won't be placed on IR

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

Fantasy Impact: 

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.

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