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LaAdrian Waddle Active For Lions-Bills Game

By Ashley Dunkak

FORD FIELD (CBS DETROIT) - With Detroit Lions right tackle LaAdrian Waddle active for Sunday's game, the Lions will have their original starting offensive line back together for the first time since the team's season opener on Monday Night Football.

In Waddle's absence, the Lions have used Garrett Reynolds and Cornelius Lucas. The Lions picked up Reynolds after Waddle's backup Corey Hilliard also suffered an injury. Detroit acquired Lucas as an undrafted rookie free agent. Waddle, after missing the last three games, described Friday what he hopes to contribute in Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills.

"I guess maybe like just more of a toughness," Waddle said. "I'm a bigger-bodied guy, I'm a bigger, stronger guy, and just kind of leaning on people, wearing out people, and as the game drags on, just using that to my advantage."

Waddle did not say he feels 100 percent, but his review of his health Friday was positive.

"I felt good all this week," Waddle said. "I had no setbacks, so I'm feeling pretty good.

"I went out there [in practice] and I didn't try to hold back or try to ease into stuff," Waddle added. "I just let it go, and it felt good, so that's good."


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