Surprise! Lions’ Golden Tate returns to practice

Justin Rogers
The Detroit News

Allen Park — Lions wide receiver Golden Tate made a surprising return to practice Wednesday.

He’s currently dealing with an AC joint sprain, according to the NFL Network, which also reported it would sideline him a couple weeks. Tate was limited in practice.

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Also practicing for the Lions was safety Glover Quin, who still is working his way back from a concussion. He normally does interviews every Wednesday, but was absent from the locker room this week, indicating he’s still working his way through the return to play protocol. He was a full participant in practice, as was guard T.J. Lang (back).

Also limited were defensive end Ziggy Ansah (knee), wide receiver Kenny Golladay (hamstring) and linebacker Paul Worrilow (knee). Only offensive tackle Greg Robinson and guard Emmett Cleary were sidelined. Both players are hobbled by ankle injuries.

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