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Lions-Bills game thread

---Final: Detroit 16, Bills 6. You didn't miss anything.

---Lions 10, Bills 0 halftime. The Lions’ Jerome Harrison ripped the Bills backups for 72 yards on seven carries.

---Lions 7, Bills 0 at the end of first quarter.

---Drops by Marcus Easley and Stevie Johnson means the offensive starters are done for the night. Bills starters played seven snaps on offense and defense.

---Offensive starters still in for Bills while the Lions have backups on the field. Starters for Detroit played four plays on offense and four on defense.

---Bills defensive starters in on second series but Lions have backup QB Shaun Hill in the game.

---C.J. Spiller starts at RB and rushes for 27 yards then catches a screen pass for a loss of a yard.

---Leodis McKelvin gets beat deep for 39 yards on the first play from scrimmage, but the Bills force Detroit to punt on their first series.

---The starters should be in and out of the game in no time.

---It's a minute before kickoff and there are less than 10,000 people in the stands at the Ralph.

---The Bills left a seat open in the press box for former Lions beat writer Tom Kowalski, who died suddenly Monday at age 51 of a heart attack. Kowalski covered the Lions for 30 years, first for the Oakland Press and later for Booth Newspapers and Mlive.com.

---Not in uniform tonight for the Bills are Kyle Williams, Roscoe Parrish, Felton Huggins, Naaman Roosevelt, Donald Jones, Jammie Kirlew, Arthur Moats, Ed Wang and David Martin.

---Torell Troup will start at nose tackle in place of Williams.

---Inactives for the Lions include Nate Burleson, Alphonso Smith, Nathan Vasher, Anthony Madison, Jason Fox, Johnny Culbreath, Kyle Vanden Bosch and Nick Fairley.

---Lawrence Jackson will start at defense end for Vanden Bosch and Titus Young will start at wide receiver for Burleson.

---Rodney McKissic

(www.twitter.com/rodneyjmckissic)

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