Louis Delmas' groin injury just won't seem to go away. While the severity of the injury remains a mystery, it's obvious that this is a nagging ailment, as Delmas will have one good day and then be forced to sit because of soreness.
Before today, Delmas had been unable to even practice two days in a row because of this injury. He would have to rest in order to not further aggravate the problem, leaving many to speculate about his long-term status if this issue doesn't go away.
While it remains to be seen what long-term effect this injury could have on Delmas, the Lions got good news today, as their star safety practiced for the second day in a row. This is the first time all training camp that Delmas has been on the field for two consecutive days, so it's a sign of progress. It won't be known if Delmas will be able to actually play on Saturday until later in the week, but for now he is taking steps in the direction of seeing the field against Cleveland.
Although Delmas did practice for a second straight day, the same can't be said for Jared DeVries. The defensive end returned to practice on Monday, but today he was sitting out. Calvin Johnson, Paul Pratt, Ko Simpson, Dan Gronkowski, Stephen Peterman, Lawrence Jackson, Jason Fox, Trevor Canfield, Aaron Berry and Jason Hanson also missed this morning's practice, although speculation suggests that some of those players will be on the field this afternoon.