Dan Campbell: D’Andre Swift, Michael Brockers will be ready to go in Week One

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There’s some good news on the injury front for the Lions as they enter the season.

Via Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, head coach Dan Campbell said in an interview with 97.1 The Ticket on Tuesday morning that running back D'Andre Swift and defensive lineman Michael Brockers will be ready to go in Week One.

There had been some concern about Swift’s status, as the running back has been dealing with a groin injury throughout training camp. Campbell said late last month that he was concerned about Swift’s ability to get into football shape by the time the season started.

Brockers had been out with an undisclosed injury, but is working his way back into practice. Campbell said last week that the Lions don’t want to overwork Brockers too soon because he’s played a lot of football in his career.

Entering his second season, Swift rushed for 521 yards with eight touchdowns and caught 46 passes for 357 yards with two TDs as a rookie. The Lions acquired Brockers via an offseason trade after he recorded 5.0 sacks with five tackles for loss and 10 QB hits for the Rams last year.

9 responses to “Dan Campbell: D’Andre Swift, Michael Brockers will be ready to go in Week One

  1. The excuses are piling up early for another under .250 season in Detroit! I miss Matthew STAT PADFORD ALREADY!

  2. Detroit is so utterly disregarded, it’s going to a joy watching the talking heads make excuses for why (insert opposing team name here) lost instead of why we won all year.

    Okay I’m dreaming, but so are fans of 31 other NFL teams right now. Let’s go baby!

  3. STAT PADFORD is the whole name.

    The Lions fans aren’t delusional. They know that this isn’t going to be a winning season. To be frank, clearly the plan wasn’t to win this year.

    SF should win the game handily… but SF doesn’t really know what scheme is coming at them. SF will be running vanilla on both sides of the ball not to show anything to their future opponents. Sometimes this bites an NFL team. Likely the Lions don’t have the talent to capitalize on this, but I wouldn’t count victories until the scoreboard starts changing.

  4. joetoronto says:
    September 7, 2021 at 12:08 pm
    The excuses are piling up early for another under .250 season in Detroit! I miss Matthew STAT PADFORD ALREADY!

    ***********

    If you aren’t aware the Lions are in a full rebuild so everyone expects a poor record. What will the Bears excuse be? Go ahead and choose

    -The McCaskeys love mediocre football

    -Worst Oline in the league

    -Oldest roster in the league

    -Living on memories of the “vaunted” 2018 defense.

    -GM that loves to give away draft picks for busts, especially quarterbacks

    -Overpaying FA quarterbacks and blowing limited cap space (how much is Nick Foles getting paid?)

    -Nagy’s gimmick offense that needlessly complicates things

    -All of the above

  5. The Lions are just beginning their rebuild after an already short and failed pathetic rebuild with Patricia, lmao!

    The Bears own the Lions, there is no disputing that…..sounds like someone is pretty upset about that…lol

  6. “The Bears own the Lions, there is no disputing that”….

    They definitely owned Patricia’s Lions. They will likely miss him too, since the Lions had won 9 of 12 before Patty. So not sure “own” is accurate.

    The Lions are rebuilding and that brings hope. Much more hope than a team stuck with Cousins and an aging roster. Good luck with that.

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