Bostic (foot) was seen working with trainers on the sidelines at Wednesday's practice, MLive.com reports.
Bostic was placed on injured reserve after going down with a fractured left foot in training camp. However, his increased activity Wednesday suggests Detroit may have made a decision regarding which one player they want to activate from IR. Such a notion would mean RB Ameer Abdullah (foot) is completely done for the season.
Bostic had surgery on his foot about three weeks ago and was expected to land on IR. The move opened up a roster spot for the
Bostic (foot) did not practice Monday, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.
The Lions surprisingly opted to move Josh Bynes (knee) to their injured reserve list Sunday instead of Bostic. This could mean that Bostic is progressing in his recovery from foot surgery faster than expected, but it may also be just a matter of time before he ends up on that very list as well. Either way, his absence from Monday's practice isn't enough to support either theory, yet.
It's unclear what's wrong with the fourth-year Florida product, but the injury appears to be serious. Expect the
The Patriots have traded
Bostic ended up being the odd man out after New England signed Shea McClellin and then drafted Kamu Grugier-Hill and Elandon Roberts. He'll bolster the Lions' depth at linebacker, with his capabilities well-understood by GM Bob Quinn, formerly the Patriots' director of pro personnel.
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