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Report: Reggie Bush slipped on field, may have aggravated calf injury

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Running back Reggie Bush is on the active roster for the Lions on Sunday, but reports out of Philadelphia are casting some doubt on whether he’ll actually be able to play in the game.

Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reported that Bush was not working with the Lions’ starting offense as they did their final warmups for the game against the Eagles. Birkett then passed along word from Tony Ortiz of the Lions Radio Network that Bush slipped on a snowy field and may have aggravated the calf injury that kept him out of practice early this week.

There may not be an update from the team on his condition before the game gets underway, but Bush would have to be considered questionable to play on a day when the elements would have given him a chance to prove that he’s an all-weather back.

Joique Bell and Theo Riddick are the other backs in the lineup for the Lions on Sunday.

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11 Responses to “Report: Reggie Bush slipped on field, may have aggravated calf injury”
  1. jamezz23 says: Dec 8, 2013 12:45 PM

    That hurts but joique bell will fill his spot. I don’t play fantasy football but if you have him you better start him today

  2. bennyb82 says: Dec 8, 2013 12:48 PM

    If I were the coach, this is a game where you don’t risk playing Reggie. The rest of the games this season are in domes. Bush has shown he is not the same back in bad conditions. He is too important to risk in a game like this when we have Bell.

  3. pretendarchitect says: Dec 8, 2013 12:49 PM

    You’re killin’ me, smalls.

  4. baltimorons says: Dec 8, 2013 12:53 PM

    This is awful. How is he going to fumble if he’s not playing?!??!!

  5. wukhaos313 says: Dec 8, 2013 1:00 PM

    Really!

  6. morr24 says: Dec 8, 2013 1:02 PM

    An injury to the leg of Reggie Bush……Captain Obvious meet General Knowledge.

  7. dooz443 says: Dec 8, 2013 1:02 PM

    Reggie Bush ran for over 200 yards in snowy buffalo as a dolphin.. Watch Sports

  8. moerawn says: Dec 8, 2013 1:04 PM

    Only reason I’m watching that game is the snow.

  9. cinvis says: Dec 8, 2013 1:05 PM

    Its insane that they are televising this game nationally. You can’t even see what’s going on!!!

  10. seanb20124 says: Dec 8, 2013 1:21 PM

    This kid gets injured slipping on snow? I would hate to see what a linebacker would do to him

  11. face21000x says: Dec 8, 2013 1:26 PM

    Is it just me or is fix ruining this game with that crap technology like usual.

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