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The Detroit Lions activated their starting left tackle off the active/non-football injury list today, and Backus took part in his first practice of training camp.
He’s not alone. His possible concussion on the Lions’ first play from scrimmage Friday night in Cleveland inspired more than a few wobbling knees. There must be legitimate concerns now that Best is developing the same injury-prone reputation as quarterback Matthew Stafford.
It’s been widely reported that LT Jeff Backus has returned to practice. This is a good thing, right?