Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell had a big smile after practice Sunday.
Detroit Lions running back Joique Bell and right tackle LaAdrian Waddle both announced on social media this week that they were undergoing surgery.
Waddle suffered a knee injury in Sunday’s win over the Minnesota Vikings.
Caldwell offered little hope Monday that Waddle will be able to return after suffering a knee injury Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings.
Following another bout with the injury bug, the Lions may be playing the Cardinals and the Patriots without Warford and Waddle.
Detroit Lions offensive lineman LaAdrian Waddle kept playing after banging his head on the ground late in last week’s victory over the New Orleans Saints, even though the team knew a concussion was possible.
In Waddle’s absence, the Lions have used Garrett Reynolds and Cornelius Lucas.
Lions safety James Ihedigbo is inactive and will miss his third straight game to start the season when Detroit hosts Green Bay on Sunday.
Detroit Lions offensive tackle LaAdrian Waddle has been ruled out of Sunday’s game at Carolina because of a calf injury.
Waddle started Monday night’s victory over the New York Giants but was hurt in the first half. Ihedigbo missed the opener and is doubtful this weekend with a neck injury.