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Jaguars vs. Lions: Who will see playing time in Week 2 preseason game

The Jaguars and Lions will face off in Week 2 of NFL preseason on Saturday. We take a look at who’s likely to see playing time.

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Tank Bigsby (4) runs the ball against the Dallas Cowboys in the first quarter at AT&T Stadium.  Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

The Jacksonville Jaguars will face the Detroit Lions in Week 2 of the NFL preseason. Both teams won in Week 1 of the preseason as the Jaguars beat the Dallas Cowboys 28-23 and the Lions beat the New York Giants 21-16. Kickoff is set for 1:00 p.m. ET from Ford Field and will air on NFL Network.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Trevor Lawrence and the rest of the starters played a few series’ in their opening win. Lawrence's 5-6 for 36 yards with a touchdown and an interception. It was good to see him connect with Christian Kirk and Calvin Ridley a few times as those will be his top targets this season. The standout player of the game for them was Tank Bigsby. He was one of the more underrated players coming out of the draft and he showed that he will have a strong role in this offense. Bigsby had nine carries for 52 yards in the opener.

Which Jaguars will play, expected inactives

Early indications are that most Jaguars starters won’t be in action.

Detroit Lions

The Lions didn't play many starters and we could see them in Week 2. We did get to see Jammer Gibbs for a few series. He had six carries for 19 yards and a 18 yard reception. Jameson Williams also made some plays for the Lions as he had two receptions for 18 yards. This is a young team, but the NFC North has regressed a bit, so they have a shot at winning the NFC North for the first time ever.

Which Lions will play, expected inactives

Game day update: Rookies RB Jahmyr Gibbs and TE Sam LaPorta are expected to sit out Saturday’s preseason game. We can expect to see rookie LB Jack Campbell and rookie S Brian Branch playing, per James Palmer.

The Lions will save their starters.

The Lions will be able to test out their wide receiver depth in this game. Amon-Ra St. Brown and Jameson Williams will both be out. We should see Teddy Bridgewater and Nate Sudfeld get the most work at quarterback.