Fuller failed to see the field this season after breaking his foot at the beginning of training camp. The wideout was taken off the Physically Unable to Perform list in Week 10 but remained on the inactive list Sunday against the Jaguars. The Lions will now only have four wideouts on the active roster.
Although he was activated from the PUP list during the
Fuller was activated from the PUP list during the Lions' Week 10 bye, making Wednesday's practice his first official one since undergoing a foot procedure on June 8. With his health intact, the third-year pro will look to build upon the 18 receptions for 288 yards and one touchdown he's amassed in 28 career games. It remains to be seen if head coach Jim Caldwell includes Fuller on the 46-man roster Sunday versus the Jaguars.
Fuller returned to practice three weeks ago and was approaching the 21-day deadline for activation. It's still possible he'll be a gameday inactive when the Lions return from a Week 10 bye to face the Jaguars -- but there's also some chance Fuller could push Andre Roberts for the No. 4 wideout role. Fuller is also candidate for work in the return game.
Fuller (foot) returned to practice Wednesday, but he remains on the PUP list, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.
Fuller has 21 days from here on out to be activated by the Lions in order to return to game action this season. Fellow receivers Golden Tate and Marvin Jones are the clear top two options at the position for the Lions, while Fuller could compete with Anquan Boldin and Andre Roberts for snaps upon his potential return.
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