Report: Kenny Golladay Close to Returning
The Detroit Lions have started the season dealing with a rash of injuries.
Among the myriad of injuries has been a hamstring ailment to star wide receiver Kenny Golladay.
The fourth-year wideout is set to miss the first two games of the 2020 season with the lingering issue.
On Sunday morning, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported that after a conversation with Lions head coach Matt Patricia, Golladay could make his season debut next week against the Arizona Cardinals.
"Lions WR Kenny Golladay hasn’t practiced since injuring his hamstring Sept. 9, and is out again today against the Packers. But, coach Matt Patricia told me Saturday: 'He’s really close.' They’ll see how he progresses, but sounds like Golladay could be back for Week 3," Pelissero tweeted early Sunday morning.
Back in August, Golladay admitted that he had tested positive for the coronavirus.
He expressed only experiencing mild symptoms, including a fever that lasted for 48 hours.
He was able to return to training camp prior to suffering his injury.
Despite many analysts believing he would secure a contract extension, Golladay and Detroit have yet to reach terms on a long-term agreement.
The veteran receiver is set to count only $2.3 million against Detroit's cap in the final year of his contract.
In 2019, Golladay secured 65 receptions for 1,190 yards and 11 touchdowns.
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