MINNEAPOLIS — Detroit Lions working again D’Andre Swift is taken into account week to week with a shoulder sprain, a supply informed ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler. He re-aggravated a earlier shoulder situation which isn’t anticipated to require surgical procedure, the supply stated.
Swift may barely use his left arm contained in the customer’s locker room as he dressed to depart U.S. Financial institution Stadium after Sunday’s 28-24 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.
The Georgia product was additionally coping with an ankle harm getting into the Vikings contest and battled via a shoulder sprain final season, which sidelined him for 4 video games.
Swift received off to a scorching begin within the first two video games of 2022 season, turning into the primary Lions participant since Barry Sanders in 1997 to go back-to-back video games with producing a 50-plus yard rush.
He presently leads the crew with 231 speeding yards on 27 makes an attempt, averaging a career-best 8.6 yards per carry in three video games, however acquired restricted touches due to the harm throughout Detroit’s newest loss.
“Issues like that separate the great groups from the nice groups,” Swift stated after the Vikings loss. “We have to discover a method to end.”
The harm bug additionally bit the Lions in Minnesota with security Tracy Walker being misplaced to a season-ending Achilles tear within the first half. He was carted off the sector earlier than finally being dominated out of motion.
Walker confirmed the information on social media on Monday. He has the third-most whole tackles (20) and was named crew captain getting into the season.
“I recognize all of the assist from my followers and buddies,” Walker wrote on Twitter. “It’s true that I tore my Achilles and I am achieved for the season however I am going to bounce again and be higher then ever for the next years to come back. TTIME will likely be again!!”