Bush said that he has noticed the rumblings about whether age and injuries have rendered him permanently ineffective.
“I even, afterwards, asked my wife, I said, ‘Do you think I did the right thing?'” Bush said to Stoney, Bill and Sara of 97.1 The Ticket.
Riddick’s average yardage per touch – that is, per carry or reception – is 6.93, while the figure for Bush is 4.32.
The life of black males is not as valued. You can see it on the video tape when Garner was choked out.
Lions head coach Jim Caldwell said he had no problem with Bush’s decision to voice his opinion.
Reggie Bush is active for the Detroit Lions for Sunday’s game against Tampa Bay. The speedy running back missed the last three games with ankle problems.
Ankle injuries have plagued Bush this season, causing him to miss five of the last seven games, including three straight.
Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush, who has missed five of the last seven games with an ankle injury, said he will play Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The Lions have relied mainly on Bell and Riddick this season, and the team ranks 30th in the NFL with an average of 81.7 rushing yards.
Reggie Bush is inactive and will miss his third straight game when the Detroit Lions take on the Chicago Bears.