Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said there was nothing confrontational about Bush being out of the lineup on Sunday, and remained non-committal on his possible return this coming weekend.
In his weekly press conference on Monday, Schwartz gave kudos to Matthew Stafford and Joique Bell for Sunday's win on the road against the Redskins.
Joique Bell's performance in place of Bush was nothing short of satisfying, considering that the Lions offense going into the season was predicated on having
The change also meant the Calvin Johnson was double-teamed more, and that allowed Nate Burleson to be targeted more, and he responded with 116 yards on only six catches.
Schwartz was asked if Rashean Mathis would step up into a starting role full-time or was if this was just a “spot start.” His response? “We’ll see.”
Schwartz also gave out big compliments to Corey Hilliard and Riley Reiff.
We'll get more from our ESPN 96.1 Lions insider, Chris McCosky from the Detroit News, and Sean Baligian at and again at this afternoon.
Lions have placed Jason Jones on Injured Reserve list. To beef up the position, they've signed veteran Andre Fluellen, who spent some time with the Lions last season. But that's not who will take up the slack. Schwartz says they will lean more on Devin Taylor.