Originally posted on Ravens Football Machine  |  Last updated 8/17/12
Big turning point in the preseason preparation of the Ravens comes in the form of the explosive Detroit Lions, who invade Baltimore on the evening of August 17, 2012...The big story for the Lions on Wednesday was the return of Mikel Leshoure. The running back took part in individual drills, but still sat out the team portions of practice. He is not expected to play against the Ravens.  Also returning to the practice field was offensive tackle Jeff Backus. Among those Lions sitting out were defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch (knee), defensive Sammie Hill (back), wide receiver Ryan Broyles (knee), CB Drew Coleman (concussion) and safety Louis Delmas (knee). Ravens fans should expect to see a big dose of left-handed backup QB Kellen Moore...QB#1 Matt Stafford is only expected to play a couple of series at QB... As is customary with the second week of the preseason, the Ravens starters are expected to play more than the first game, where they were in for about a quarter. Head Coach John Harbaugh
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