Lions Week 3 inactives: Darius Slay WILL PLAY vs. Patriots; Ansah out again Despite a somewhat lengthy injury report Detroit Lions Hoodie , the Detroit Lions will be in fairly good shape on Sunday night for their contest against the New England Patriots. T.J. Lang is active and will return after missing Week 2s game against the San Francisco 49ers.Perhaps most notably, Darius Slay, who suffered a concussion last week, is also ACTIVE this week, clearing concussion protocol just before Sunday night. However Customized Detroit Lions Jerseys , Ezekiel Ansah remains OUT despite a full week of limited practice. Ansah suffered a shoulder injury in the first half of the Lions Week 1 game against the Jets.New England, on the other hand, will be missing quite a few starters, including three on defense alone. Trey Flowers, Patrick Chung and Eric Rowe were all declared out on Saturday night and are obviously inactive. Newly added wide receiver Josh Gordon will NOT play , as he both works his way through a hamstring injury and learns the Patriots offense.Here are the full Week 3 inactives. Lions inactives:DE Ezekiel AnsahTE Michael RobertsWR Brandon PowellDE Kerry Hyder Jr.OL Andrew DonnalG Joe DahlRB Ameer AbdullahPatriots inactivesDE Trey FlowersS Patrick ChungCB Eric RoweWR Josh GordonTE Jacob HollisterOL Brian SchwenkeOL Cole CrostonPODcast tries to fully comprehend Lions blowout win over Patriots The PODcast is back this week, and, oh baby, it feels good to hear that Victory Monday music when it actually represents a true victory. And man, did the Detroit Lions pick up a true victory over the New England Patriots on Sunday night.Chris Detroit Lions T-Shirt , Jeremy and Ryan are all eager to talk about the dismantling of the NFLs greatest dynasty at the hands of the then 0-2 Lions. Who is this team that we saw on Sunday Night Football and how could they possibly be the same one we saw two weeks ago on the same exact field? Did Matt Patricia and Bill Belichick get struck by lightning at the same time and now were all living in the stupidest Body Swap movie ever? The PODcast crew is ready to take on all of this weeks difficult questions and spit out some satisfying answers. Download and subscribe to the PODcast on iTunes, Stitcher or Spreaker!This week on the PODcastNARRATIVES: Are the Detroit Lions just much better than we thought, or are the New England Patriots just much worse? Matt Patricias gameplan was an absolute thing of beauty against his former team. The Lions have a defense?THE LIONS ESTABLISHED THE RUN, and Jeremy has fallen deep in love with Kerryon Johnson. How about those late Bob Quinn additions? Eli Harold and Romeo Okwara are suddenly key parts to the Lions defense. The PODcast crew looks around and finds an unrecognizable NFL after a puzzling Week 3 across the entire league. Is the NFC North open for the taking? The Bears are in first place (gag), and the Lions are only a game out. Jeremy shows off his Shakira and Lil Jon impressions in this weeks mailbag Detroit Lions Hats , while the crew answers questions about Brazilian steakhouses, annoying YouTubers, and pizza bagels.