Ebron (ankle/knee) was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice.
Ebron's workload is no surprise given his lack of practice the past three weeks. It remains to be seen if his lower right leg will allow him to fit in a full showing Thursday or Friday, but he's certainly made a step toward taking the field for the first time since Week 4.
In his first practice session since Week 4, Ebron may have finally rid himself of the lower right leg injury that has plagued him for nearly three months. However, his activity level Wednesday will impart whether he's closing in on game action.
Although he was spotted running on a side field Wednesday, the third-year tight end still hasn't practiced since injuring his knee in Week 4. The Detroit offense hasn't relied on his replacements at tight end, instead looking to wideouts Anquan Boldin and Golden Tate to fill the void in the short passing game. Tight ends accounted for just one of the
Ebron (ankle/knee) was a non-participant in Thursday's practice.
One day removed from running full speed on a side field, Ebron is running out of time to make his presence felt at practice. While he could be ruled out for the third week in a row, the aforementioned activity level at least provides a sliver of hope that a return is nigh. Another absence would likely mean the tight end position in Detroit remains a negligible part of the offense, at least for fantasy purposes.
Ebron (knee) did not practice Wednesday but was seen "running hard" on the sidelines, MLive.com reports.
Ebron missed each of the Lions' past two contests and hasn't participated in practice whatsoever since injuring his knee in Week 4. It's unclear when he may be able to return to game action, but his increased level of activity suggests he may be close to re-joining his team on the practice field.
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