Training camp injuries and accidents always force fans and media types to dwell on the negative. “How could this happen now?” or “why wasn’t the problem solved sooner?” seem to be the biggest complaints with the recent news on Detroit Lions’ safety Louis Delmas.
Instead of operating entirely within in the negative, let’s take a moment to consider a few positive elements about Delmas’ recent surgical procedure. Perhaps it’s true things could have been remedied sooner, but having the operation happen now has actually provided the Lions time to weigh plenty of varied options for their secondary.
First and foremost, the fact Delmas didn’t try to be a hero and play with a bulky knee during the preseason is worthy of recognition itself. Far too often in today’s world, players think they are bionic men and refuse to tell anyone about nagging injuries. Then, molehills often become mountains and more extended time is missed. While fans will be quick to wonder why Delmas didn’t have his problem