Jarrad Davis and Frank Ragnow did not suffer season-ending injuries in the Detroit Lions’ preseason loss to the Bills on Friday night.
Lions coach Matt Patricia gave the update during a conference call on Saturday afternoon.
He said neither one will play in the final preseason game at Cleveland on Thursday, but wouldn’t put a timetable on their returns. He also said neither one is in the category to be placed on injured reserve to return.
“The one great thing about these two guys is they have tremendous work ethic, we know they’re going to be working as hard as they can to get back as soon as possible,’’ Patricia said.
Patricia offered no specifics on the injuries.
Davis, the starting middle linebacker, was injured on the second snap of the game. And eventually carted off to the locker room from the sidelines.
“Obviously J.D. does a tremendous job inside the building, outside the building, he just loves football. It’s 24/7 with him. He loves to study it, he loves to learn,’’ Patricia said.
Ragnow, the starting center, went down about midway through the second quarter. He was helped off the field and it appeared he could not put weight on his right leg.
The first-round pick in 2018 started at left guard last season but moved to center during the offseason.