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Lions Rookie LB Van Noy Undergoes Core Muscle Surgery

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ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 17: Detroit Lions linebacker coach Bill Sheridan gives instructions to Kyle Van Noy #95 and Brett Pasche #48 during Rookie Minicamp on May 17, 2014 in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

ALLEN PARK, MI – MAY 17: Detroit Lions linebacker coach Bill Sheridan gives instructions to Kyle Van Noy #95 and Brett Pasche #48 during Rookie Minicamp on May 17, 2014 in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

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DETROIT (97.1 The Ticket/AP) — Detroit Lions 2014 second-round draft choice, BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy, underwent successful core muscle surgery on Thursday, according to the team.

In a statement, the team said there is no timetable for Van Noy’s return.

“Kyle Van Noy underwent a successful surgical procedure today due to a core muscle injury. We will continue to monitor Kyle’s progress and provide updates when appropriate.”

Van Noy says it’s hard to pinpoint the injury that kept him out of Friday night’s preseason win over Jacksonville.

Van Noy’s potential is encouraging to the Lions, but this injury could halt his progress for the time being. He participated in a light drill Saturday during the portion of practice open to reporters, but that doesn’t necessarily mean he’ll be playing any time soon.

“He still has evaluation to go through and so they’ll make a determination on those kinds of things here in the near future,” coach Jim Caldwell said. “It was one of those things that progressed and got a little bit worse. It was not one particular event where it happened.”

 

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