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Lucas (illness) is practicing in full ahead of Sunday's Week 5 game against the Panthers.
Lucas exited Week 4 early with the illness but appears ready to go for Sunday after the Lions played last Thursday night. The 2022 seventh-round pick has yet to see any action on defense this season but is a key cog on special teams for Detroit.
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Lucas (illness) is questionable to return to Thursday's contest with the Packers.
Lucas exited the game early and it's unclear if he'll return. The cornerback was operating as an extreme depth option, so his absence won't carry much of an impact for Detroit.
The Lions elevated Lucas to their active roster Saturday, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.
Lucas landed on the Lions practice squad after failing to make it through final roster cuts following training camp. With a cornerback depth a little thin, Detroit has opted to promote him for backup.
Detroit is waiving Lucas, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.
Lucas was the Lions' seventh-round draft pick in 2022 and played in six games for the team last season, with most of his work coming on special teams. He had a strong preseason that included an interception this past Friday, but it wasn't enough to earn him a spot on the initial 53-man roster. Lucas appears to have a good chance of sticking with the organization as a member of the practice squad.
Lucas participated in OTAs on Monday and appears to have recovered from his hamstring injury.
Lucas injured his hamstring back in December and ended up spending the remainder of the season on injured reserve but now appears to be healthy once again. The 26-year-old will likely be competing for a depth spot throughout the summer after logging three tackles (one solo) in six games last season.
The Lions designated Lucas (hamstring) to return from injured reserve Wednesday, Colton Pouncy of The Athletic reports.
Lucas, who's missed each of Detroit's last four contests while on injured reserve due to a hamstring issue, had his 21-day elevation window opened following his return to Wednesday's practice. Unless both the Lions and Seahawks win their respective matchups this weekend, the Week 18 contest versus Green Bay would be the rookie's last chance to suit up this year.