Detroit Lions News: Calvin Johnson, Reggie Bush Return to Practice


The words we’ve been waiting for — Pro Bowl Wide Receiver,  Calvin Johnson as well as running back, Reggie Bush have officially returned to the practice field as of Monday.

Johnson has been out of action since week five when he suffered a high ankle sprain against the Buffalo Bills. Bush has been out for two of the last three games while battling nagging ankle injuries of his own.

Not only did Johnson and Bush both practice on Monday, but they are both are also expected to play on Sunday against the Miami Dolphins at home.

On the defensive side of the ball, rookie outside linebacker Kyle Van Noy is back on the practice field. He too is expected to play this week. It will be the former BYU Cougars NFL regular season debut.

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It will be interesting to see how he meshes into the Teryl Austin lead, No. 1 defense in the NFL.

A key area of concern that Lions fans will need to keep an eye is the tight end position. As stated in the above tweet, all three of them were held out of practice to start the week and their statuses for Sunday are unknown at this point.

Going into week eight Eric Ebron, Brandon Pettigrew, and Joseph Fauria were all a no-go at game time. Kellen Davis, who met the team for the first time on the flight to London — started for Detroit Lions over seas.

Other roster relevant moves for the Detroit Lions include the reinstatement of suspended defensive tackle, C.J. Mosley. Mosley served nine days of the original 14 days that he was issued by the Lions organization. He was suspended and sent home from London last week, on the eve of the teams game against the Atlanta Falcons.

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