Won't return until after bye

Williams (knee) is making progress in his recovery from a torn ACL, but head coach Dan Campbell said Wednesday that the Lions won't designate the rookie to return from the reserve/NFI list until after their Week 6 bye, Jeff Risdon of USA Today reports.

While Williams technically could come off the NFI list and play as soon as Week 5, the Lions never had much expectation for the first-round pick to contribute before the bye. Early feedback from the returns of Chris Godwin and Michael Gallup provides hope Williams can earn a role by midseason, as the two veteran wideouts -- both of whom played Week 4 -- suffered ACL tears not long before Williams fell to the same injury in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game in January. Once he's ready, Williams will challenge for the perimeter snaps that have mostly gone to DJ Chark and Josh Reynolds so far.

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Jameson Williams

WR | DET

Week 13 return not likely

Coach Dan Campbell suggested Monday that it "would be a tall order" for Williams (knee) to play Sunday against the Jaguars, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.

Kalif Raymond

Kalif Raymond

WR | DET

Totals 35 yards

Raymond caught four of six targets for 35 yards during Thursday's 28-25 loss to Buffalo.

DJ Chark

DJ Chark

WR | DET

Sees jump in usage

Chark caught two of five targets for 16 yards with one touchdown during Thursday's 28-25 loss to the Bills.

D'Andre Swift

D'Andre Swift

RB | DET

Totals 43 yards

Swift rushed five times for 19 yards with a two-point conversion while catching four of eight targets for 24 yards during Thursday's 28-25 loss to the Bills.

Feasts on Bills secondary

St. Brown caught nine of 10 targets for 122 yards with one touchdown while rushing once for seven yards during Thursday's 28-25 loss to Buffalo.