Three Lions rookies deal with injuries as training camp starts
Three Lions rookies have injuries woes that will keep them off the field when training camp opens on Friday.
Tuesday the Lions announced WR Ryan Broyles will start the season on the active/non-football injury list while CB Chris Greenwood (in photo) and DE Ronnell Lewis are on the active/physically unable to perform list.
All three can start practicing any time, but if they are not on the 53-man roster on Sept. 3 they will have to sit out the first six games.
Broyles was coming off ACL surgery from his Oklahoma playing days when he was drafted so this is not a surprise. While Broyles is expected to play a big role in the offense, there is no sense in rushing him to the field.
Greenwood, the fifth-round pick from Albion College, underwent abdominal surgery after an injury during OTAs in May and is in the process of rehabilitation. Lewis’ injury has not been disclosed.
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