- The Detroit Lions were without quite a few players on Saturday. Here's the full list: RB Montell Owens, WR Calvin Johnson, TE Joseph Fauria, TE Michael Williams, TE Matt Veldman, DE Jason Jones, DT Ndamukong Suh, LB Ashlee Palmer, CB Chris Houston, S Louis Delmas, S John Wendling, P Sam Martin and P Blake Clingan.
Glover Quin, who suffered a hip injury on Thursday, didn't take part in the Lions' team drills, according to Kyle Meinke. With Delmas out as well, the Lions had Don Carey and Chris Hope as their top safeties.
Nick Fairley is apparently dealing with a left hand injury.
Nick Fairley practiced with some kind of cast/pad thing on his left hand. Liked like it was protecting thumb.— Kyle Meinke (@kmeinke) August 24, 2013
- The Lions had Leroy Harris at right guard and Corey Hilliard at right tackle on Saturday. Larry Warford also got reps at right guard, just as LaAdrian Waddle also got reps at right tackle.
- Hopefully Willie Young has learned his lesson.
Willie Young had no comment when asked what he said to Tom Brady Thursday but did say ... "I just can't do stuff to hurt the team"— Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) August 24, 2013
Notes from Saturday's Lions practice
A look at various news and notes from Saturday's Detroit Lions practice.
By Sean Yuille