Lions head coach Steve Mariucci isn't concerned as much about winning Saturday's contest vs the…
Bly, Jones Likely Won't Play Saturday
Bailey being the most notable, considering the extent of his injury (he's expected to miss 10-12 weeks). Bryant, another starter, is still nursing a hamstring injury and likely won't return for another week. Lewis recently twisted his ankle, and is also expected to miss most of the pre-season.
Many other players are question marks, too, including Dre' Bly and rookie running back Kevin Jones.
"The guys that are probably out: Dré (Bly) and Kevin Jones," said head coach Steve Mariucci. "We're hoping that (tight end) John (Owens) can play. We'll determine that as it gets closer.
"Tomorrow morning we're going to talk about it with our front office when we do our participation exercise and talk about how much each guy is going to play and how we are going to substitute, but the ones I mentioned as out are certain. The guys that haven't practiced much, I hesitate to play them."
LionsReport.com Recommended Stories
Amazing Video: Scout's Top Football Recruits
Watch hundreds of incredible profiles of the country's top football recruits in action. For all you recruiting fanatics, it doesn't get any better than this!Read More
Rivalry Week on Scout
Build yourself a sky-high left-over turkey sandwich, cover it in a creamy sauce of hate, and get ready to scream!Read More
Outdoorsman's Gift Guide: Christmas 2014
Finding just the right present for that special someone can be a challenge, so we’ve compiled a wide variety of hunting, fishing and outdoor gifts that you—or Santa—can deliver this Christmas.Read More
Gains in Wheeled Combat Vehicles Closing Gaps
Do advances in wheeled combat vehicles signal that they can now deliver the same mobility as tracked systems in deep mud or sand dunes?Read More
Out, the New Star Wars Trailer Is!
If you don't get goosebumps when the John Williams score kicks in, the force is most likely not with you.Read More
- ***Official Lions @ Patriots Game Day Thread***
- ***Official Lions Vs. Bears Thanksgiving Day Game Thread***
- Raiola needlessly goes after player's knees on last play
- Staff played great today