49ers inactives: Ginn gets first start

October 16, 2011, 3:49 pm
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DETROIT -- Receiver Ted Ginn is slated to get his first start of the season Sunday against the Detroit Lions.Ginn will be elevated into the lineup Sunday while Braylon Edwards remains unable to play and Joshua Morgan is out for the season. Edwards is one of the 49ers' inactive players.The club expects Edwards to be able to play when the 49ers return after the bye week to face the Cleveland Browns on Oct. 30 at Candlestick Park. Edwards underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair torn cartilage in his right knee on Oct. 19. Morgan was placed on injured reserve last week after undergoing surgery on a broken lower leg, just above the ankle. Morgan is ineligible for the remainder of the season, including any possible postseason games.49ers inactives
QB Scott Tolzien
WR Braylon Edwards (right knee)
CB Tramaine Brock (left hand)
FB Morgan Norris (left fibula)
G Daniel Kilgore
T Mike Person
NT Ian WilliamsIsaac Sopoaga returns to action at nose tackle, though it's uncertain how much he will play, as the Lions play mostly three-receiver formations. The 49ers figure to be in their nickel defense most of the game.Undrafted rookie Demarcus Dobbs is suiting up for the second game in a row, while Ian Williams is one of the team's inactive players.Lions inactives
QB Drew Stanton
RB Jerome Harrison
S Vincent Fuller (elbow)
LB Justin Durant (concussion)
T Jason Fox (foot)
TE Tony Scheffler (concussio)
DT Andre FluellenThe Lions announced two lineup changes for the. Will Heller starts at tight end in place of Scheffler. But the Lions list two starting tight ends, along with Brandon Pettigrew. Actually, the Lions use three wideouts as their base offense. The other lineup change is Bobby Carpenter takes over at outside linebacker for Durant.