Friday PM update: The Lions have ruled Swift OUT for Week 11.
Friday update: Coach Matt Patricia was coy about how Swift suffered his concussion and wouldn’t completely rule him out, but did say that it “will be difficult,” per Chris Burke.
The Detroit Lions running back D’Andre Swift was unable to practice on Thursday due to a concussion, per The Athletic’s Chris Burke. Swift wasn’t on the injury report for Wednesday, so this is either an injury from practice or he started feeling symptoms form a collision suffered last week.
The Lions rookie running back truly broke out last week, as he finally got the start and rushed for 81 yards on 16 carries and caught five passes for 68 yards and a touchdown. If Swift can’t go, Adrian Peterson would likely get the start again while Kerryon Johnson would be the backup.
The Lions are truly hurting on offense, as Matthew Stafford has a torn ligament in his thumb and Kenny Golladay was unable to practice on Thursday after getting limited work in on Wednesday. Oh, And Danny Amendola was also out with a hip injury.
Stafford did get a limited practice in on Thursday, so might be able to go, but at the moment, things don’t look great for Swift, Golladay or Amendola to suit up this week.