“Nobody’s happier than us that our game’s on Thursday,” quarterback Matthew Stafford said.
Bush posted and retweeted more than a dozen messages on Twitter regarding the grand jury’s decision not to charge police officer Darren Wilson.
Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi will put 15 to 20 percent fewer plays on the call sheet for Sunday’s game.
“You can’t get caught up in that stuff,” Bush said. “They’re just waiting for you to hit them because they want to sue you.”
The current dynamic of the Detroit Lions locker room reminds safety Glover Quin of his last two years with the Houston Texans.
Reggie Bush missed practice Wednesday and would not say whether he expects to play when the Lions face the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.
This week should be a slightly less stressful one for Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi.
Bush, who missed Detroit’s last game, said he will play Sunday and admitted playing his former team gives him some extra fire.
“My first goal is … how are we going to get this win,” Reggie Bush said Tuesday. “That’s the best attitude you can approach it with.”
Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush continues to battle an ankle injury leading up to Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons.