SANTA CLARA – Right guard Mike Person is available to play in the 49ers’ game Sunday against the Detroit Lions after being listed as questionable with a foot strain.
Also, the 49ers will not have the services of linebacker Malcolm Smith, who will miss his 18th regular-season game in a row since signing with the 49ers as an unrestricted free agent in March 2017.
Linebacker Elijah Lee is expected to start in the absences of Smith, Reuben Foster and Brock Coyle. Foster is serving the second of a two-game NFL suspension, and Coyle is on injured reserve with a broken bone in his back.
Safety Adrian Colbert is also available to start on Sunday, as he was listed as questionable throughout the week with a hamstring injury.
Undrafted rookie guard Najee Toran is the backup right guard, and would see action if Person were not available.
The most notable inactive player in the game is Lions defensive end Ziggy Ansah, one of the better pass-rushers in the NFL. He is out with a shoulder injury.
WR Marquise Goodwin (quadricep)
LB Malcolm Smith (hamstring)
G Mike Person (foot)
G Joshua Garnett (toe)
OL Erik Magnuson (hamstring)
OT Shon Coleman
G Matt Tobin
DT Jullian Taylor
DE Ziggy Ansah
WR Brandon Powell
RB Ameer Abdullah
OL Jamil Demby
G T.J. Lang
OL Andrew Donnal
TE Hakeem Valles