Moseley was one of five players the Lions listed as questionable for Thursday night’s game against the Green Bay Packers, along with left tackle Taylor Decker, running back David Montgomery, left guard Jonah Jackson and safety Kerby Joseph.
One of the Lions’ top free agent signings of the offseason, Moseley has not played this season. He missed all of training camp while rehabbing from the torn ACL he suffered last fall with the San Francisco 49ers, then pulled a hamstring when he returned to practice earlier this month.
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Moseley was listed as a limited participant every day on the Lions’ estimated practice report this week, but Lions coach Dan Campbell said the team is hesitant to play him given his lack of practice reps.
The Lions had only walkthroughs in practice this week.
“That’ll be the plan is work him in and I think more than anything it’ll probably be by series, certainly give him a couple in a row there where he gets a good feel, and I think probably most of it’ll be, we’ll put a governor on his reps so that we’re smart about that as he comes back,” Campbell said. “And then really from there it’s just about, man, how does he feel, what’s his body saying and then it’s just about getting in conditioning like the rest of guys have done.”
Moseley is expected to eventually replace Jerry Jacobs as the Lions’ No. 2 cornerback.
While Lions could wait till next week’s game against the Carolina Panthers to get Moseley his first playing time of the season, Decker and Montgomery said this week they plan to play against the Packers.
Joseph remains a game day decision because of a hip injury he suffered in the Lions’ Week 2 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
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