Lions DT Mike Daniels suffered an ankle injury in yesterday’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles. He was seen walking in a boot heading to the bus following the game, and now more details are coming out.
According to the NFL Network, Daniels suffered a foot sprain. While a sprain can be painful, the outlook for the remainder of the season is positive.
Mentioned on NFL Now on @nflnetwork a short while ago Lions DT Mike Daniels has a foot sprain, sources say. He’s getting multiple opinions but it doesn’t look to be anything that will threaten his season.
— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) September 23, 2019
Meanwhile, Dave Birkett is reporting that Coach Patricia does not believe that this injury is to the same foot that Daniels injured last year.
Matt Patricia said he doesn't believe Mike Daniels foot injury is to the same foot that he injured last year. Still meeting with doctors on him and Slay
— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) September 23, 2019
Daniels is seeing multiple opinions to be certain – we will keep you up to date as more information is released, and as always, keep a lookout for the official Lions injury report come Friday for the final word heading into Sunday’s match up with the Chiefs.