The Lions released ORG Stephen Peterman on Tuesday. Peterman had started every game for Detroit over the past three seasons.
DT Henry Melton, the Bears' starter at the three-technique, was not much of a factor in his last meeting against the Lions.
The NFL reportedly revoked $10,000 in fines of Lions OG Stephen Peterman for two chop-block penalties called in Week Nine against the Jets.
Lions ORG Stephen Peterman and LB Julian Peterson have been fined by the NFL for hits in Sunday's loss to the Jets.
The offensive line long has been an area of consternation for the Lions, and it remains a concern until proven otherwise.