Emanuel set to start at outside linebacker for Chargers

SAN DIEGO (AP) Rookie outside linebacker Kyle Emanuel is scheduled to start for the injured Jerry Attaochu for the San Diego Chargers in Sunday's opener against the Detroit Lions.

Also active for San Diego is tight end Ladarius Green, who sustained a concussion in practice Wednesday.

Attaochu is out with a leg injury. Also out are wide receiver Dontrelle Inman, cornerback Craig Mager, running back Donald Brown, linebacker Tourek Williams, guard Johnnie Troutman and nose tackle Ryan Carrethers.

Inactive for the Lions are wide receiver TJ Jones, cornerback Nevin Lawson, linebacker DeAndre Levy, tackle LaAdrian Waddle, guard Larry Warford, tight end Tim Wright and defensive tackle Caraun Reid.

Josh Bynes is expected to start for Levy and Cornelius Lucas for Waddle. Rookie Laken Tomlinson is set to start at left guard for Manny Ramirez, who's starting at right guard for Warford.

---

AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP-NFL

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.