For Ansah’s Thanksgiving Day effort against the Chicago Bears, Pro Football Focus gave him a rating of 7.4, his highest of the season by a decent margin.
Ansah’s success came as part of Detroit’s overall defensive dominance against the Minnesota Vikings, whom the Lions defeated, 17-3.
“We’ll be able to check with the doctors after today’s practice,” Caldwell said. “Hopefully he’ll be able to get some snaps.”
There’s a bit of turmoil on the inside of the Detroit Lions’ defensive line.
Ansah underwent surgery on his shoulder this offseason.
Johnson, who had surgery on a finger and on a knee in the offseason, has been monitored closely by new Lions head coach Jim Caldwell.
It caused a bit of a scare Monday when projected starting cornerback Darius Slay left practice accompanied by a trainer.
Other Lions on the PUP list include Golden Tate and TJ Jones. Caldwell said the team has seen progress from those two as well as Ansah.
DeAndre Levy, linebacker – It was a travesty Levy didn’t make the Pro Bowl in 2013.
Free agency begins March 11, and at the moment Suh evidently does not have an agent.