Lions sign CB who gets injured in first practice
ALLEN PARK -- Cornerback Jahi Word-Daniels, who was with the Lions last season and was cut in June, was signed on Tuesday and practiced in the afternoon session. However he had to had to leave practice early with an injury to his left leg.
Following practice he said more evaluations would be done for the good or bad news.
The Lions, who are short on healthy cornerbacks, had called him at home in Atlanta on Monday. He flew up for a workout and was signed.
“When you’re home that’s what you do, you pray for a call,’’ Word-Daniels said. “All you can do is stay in shape and control what you can control.’’
Also: S Louis Delmas, who is coming off a groin injury, sat out both practice sessions. ... MLB DeAndre Levy participated in seven-on-seven and team drills in the afternoon after sitting out the morning practice. ... Rookie offensive lineman Jason Fox did not practice in the afternoon. Coach Jim Schwartz would not give a reason. ... CB Defensive end Korey Bosworth, a nephew of Brian, was signed by the Lions and participated in both sessions of practice. He was an undrafted rookie out of UCLA. ... LB Jordon Dizon, who is out for the season with a knee injury, watched the start of the afternoon practice while on crutches on the sideline.
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