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Bills vs. Lions NFL Week 5 injury report: Kyle Williams, Nigel Bradham doubtful

It's looking very likely that the Bills will be without DT Kyle Williams and LB Nigel Bradham for Sunday's road game against the Detroit Lions.

Jonathan Daniel

Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Kyle Williams and linebacker Nigel Bradham each missed all three days of practice this week, and as a result, both are listed as doubtful for Sunday's road game against the Detroit Lions.

Williams and Bradham were both injured during the course of last Sunday's loss to the Houston Texans. Williams will be replaced in the lineup by a rotation between Corbin Bryant and Stefan Charles, with Marcell Dareus the only other suited-up defensive tackle on game day. (Backup end Jarius Wynn has experience playing inside, as well.) At linebacker, rookie Preston Brown should be an every-down presence again with Bradham out of the lineup.

Two players have been ruled out: special teams ace Marcus Easley and left guard Chris Williams. The latter will be replaced in the starting lineup by rookie Cyril Richardson, just as was the case in last week's contest.

The rest of the injury report features four players that are probable: wide receivers Sammy Watkins and Marquise Goodwin, linebacker Randell Johnson, and cornerback Ron Brooks. Those last two names are particularly important, as both are key members of the special teams coverage units that are already working through the absence of Easley.