Stafford looks like he could start on Sunday; Best, Fairley absent from practice
ALLEN PARK — Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, who injured his ankle Sunday, was back at practice for the second straight day. Today (Thursday) he did drills with the starters. Wednesday it was Shaun Hill working with starters.
Stafford doesn’t appear to be limping. If he keeps improving expect him to start Sunday at Denver.
Missing from practice were: Jahvid Best (concussion), LG Rob Sims (unknown), DT Nick Fairley (foot), DT Sammie Hill (ankle) and WR RT Rashied Davis (foot).
Back at it today after missing on Wednesday were CB Chris Houston (back) and Gosder Cherilus (knee).
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