The Lions have been managing Delmas’ practice time all year because of that sore left knee.
The first two weeks of the season, the Lions have held him on Fridays, so it was a slight red flag on Wednesday when Delmas didn’t participate in practice. His return Thursday is certainly good news for the Lions, who are already down a key reserve at safety in
Bush wouldn’t necessarily have to practice this week to play on Sunday. The Lions could take that decision right up to gameday if they had to.
Bush told WXYT in an interview Thursday that he’s “optimistic” he could play Sunday.
The Lions will release designations for Sunday’s game in Washington on Friday.
Defensive tackle Nick Fairley practiced for a second day in a row and his prognosis for Sunday is looking good at this point.