The Detroit Lions are playing without several key players along the offensive and defensive lines due to injury — and it hasn’t hurt them much.
Caldwell discussed the possibility of moving Waddle to the left side but would not say whether the Lions are seriously considering a move.
“He’s making progress,” Caldwell said. “If we have a guy that’s not going to be back for the entire year, we’re going to tell you.”
Following another bout with the injury bug, the Lions may be playing the Cardinals and the Patriots without Warford and Waddle.
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One of the factors to success this season will be the continuation of the unprecedented effectiveness of the Lions offensive line.
The young line that so many doubted before the season has proved vital to the Lions’ attack.
Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz has not been in a hurry to make a decision on who will start at right tackle and right guard, and it sounds like the upcoming matchup with the New England Patriots has not heightened the sense of urgency.
The Detroit Lions have now signed all of their 2013 draft picks.
The Detroit Lions have taken Larry Warford in the third round of the NFL draft.