The Detroit Lions will most likely be without starting running back Jahvid Best, or so say the reports thus far this week, but Thursday's injury report revealed some other interesting tidbits heading into Sunday's game with the Denver Broncos. Most notably is probably the status of the kicking game.
Both kicker Jason Hanson and punter Ryan Donahue were listed as limited during Thursday's practice. Hanson missed Wednesday's practice entirely so it's a positive that he was able to at least go through some sort of kicking practice on Thursday, but the Donahue injury is a bit more ... interesting.
On Wednesday, Detroit Lions punter Ryan Donahue injured his quad trying to kick in place of Jason Hanson, who had a knee injury. It's unclear the extent of his injury, but according to Dave Birkett, Donohue didn't practice on Thursday and doesn't plan on testing his quad until Friday. The team worked out three punters in his palce: Matt Dodge, Robert Malone and Glenn Pakulak.
Aside from Best, cornerback Sammie Hill was the only play unable to practice on Thursday. Aside from Donahue, safety Louis Delmas was the only other change on Thursday. He apparently suffered a foot injury in Wednesday's practice that left him "limited" on Thursday.
The full injury report is available below.
|Detroit Lions Week 10 Injury Report
|Kyle Vanden Bosch
|Not Injury Related