The Detroit Lions have new concerns with their inconsistent pass rush as linebacker Devon Kennard was listed as a non-participant on Wednesday’s practice report.
Kennard, who leads the Lions with six sacks, left Sunday’s loss to the Los Angeles Rams with a hip injury in the first half and did not return.
He has started all 12 games at strong-side linebacker this year, and has been the Lions’ best edge defender with Ziggy Ansah hurt much of the season.
The Lions held a walk-through instead of a practice Wednesday, and released their injury report with projected designations.
Quarterback Matthew Stafford was considered limited by a back injury. Asked about his health after the Rams game, Stafford said, “I’m OK. I’m good.”
Eight other players appeared on Wednesday’s injury report, including starters Kenny Golladay (quad), Bruce Ellington (back) and Ansah (neck) as limited.
Running back Kerryon Johnson remains out with a knee injury, and linebacker Trevor Bates is out with an ankle sprain.
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