Commanders’ inactives for Week 2 vs. Lions

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The Washington Commanders released their inactives ahead of the Week 2 matchup against the Detroit Lions and starting safety Kam Curl will miss his second consecutive game.

Curl, who injured his thumb in the second preseason surgery and underwent surgery but was back at practice on a limited basis last week. Darrick Forrest, Washington’s defensive star in Week 1, will again start in Curl’s place.

Guard Wes Schweitzer, who injured his hamstring last week, is out. The Commanders brought up guard Wes Martin from the practice squad. Another player Washington brought up from the practice squad, defensive tackle Benning Potoa’e is also inactive, which means Pro Bowl defensive tackle Jonathan Allen will play.

Quarterback Sam Howell, tight end Cole Turner, guard Chris Paul and cornerback Tariq Castro-Fields are also inactive for Sunday’s game. There was optimism Turner would make his debut this week.

As for the Lions, star running back D’Andre Swift is active. However, center Frank Ragnow, guard Jonah Jackson, cornerback Amani Oruwariye and safety Ifeatu Melifonwu are among those out for Detroit.

Story originally appeared on Commanders Wire