The Detroit Lions began on-field preparations for Sunday's regular season debut vs. Minnesota today.
The Lions begin the week pretty healthy, too. Receiver
The only players not participating were defensive end Ziggy Ansah and running back
Ansah hasn't practiced in more than a week with an undisclosed injury. The Lions No. 1 pick was out at practice watching individual drills, though. The Lions will release the first injury report of the season on Wednesday.
Owens hasn't practiced since sustaining a non-contact knee injury the third preseason game. He's a candidate to be placed on short-term injured reserve with the designation to return after six weeks. The Lions can make that move starting today if they choose.
There were also a couple of number changes after the initial 53-man roster was determined Saturday.