Reeves-Maybin tallied 30 tackles, an assisted sack, two PBUs and one forced fumble over 14 games in 2017.
The Lions selected Reeves-Maybin in the fourth round of the 2017 draft out of Tennessee and the rookie fared fairly well in a limited role. His main weaknesses were exposed in run defense, but his first full NFL offseason training program could help him be more prepared for that phase of the game in 2018. With Tahir Whitehead and Paul Worrilow set to hit free agency, not to mention Brandon Copeland (pectoral), who will be a restricted free agent, Reeves-Maybin seems highly likely to be in store for an expanded role.
Reeves-Maybin (ankle) is active for Thursday's game against the Vikings.
Reeves-Maybin was a full participant in practice all week, so the linebacker being active does not come as a surprise. He's expected to work primarily on special teams in Thursday's contest.
Reeves-Maybin (ankle) is listed as questionable for Thursday's game against the Vikings.
Reeves-Maybin was a full participant in practice all week and seems to be on the probable side of the questionable tag. If he's ultimately ruled out, however, Steve Longa and Nick Bellore would be in line for added snaps.
Reeves-Maybin has missed the previous two games, but his activity level Monday is cause for optimism regarding his status for Thursday's Thanksgiving matchup versus the Vikings. Upon his return, he'll provide depth at outside linebacker while logging the majority of his snaps on special teams.
Reeves-Maybin (ankle) is inactive for Sunday's matchup with Chicago.
Reeves-Maybin will be missing his second consecutive game due to his ankle injury. Steve Longa and Nick Bellore figure to see some added reps once again in Reeves-Maybin's absence.
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