Here is the latest Michigan sports news from The Associated Press
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions activated guard Joe Dahl from injured reserve and signed quarterback David Blough from the practice squad to the active roster. The Lions announced the moves Saturday, a day before Detroit’s game at Jacksonville. The Lions also elevated tight end Isaac Nauta from the practice squad and released cornerback Chris Jones. Dahl went on IR last month with a groin injury. He started Detroit’s season opener against Chicago.
UNDATED (AP) — The New England Patriots have gotten back to work, one day after a fifth player tested positive for COVID-19 and one day before their twice-postponed game against Denver. The Broncos, meanwhile, had coronavirus news of their own Saturday. Running backs coach Curtis Modkins has tested positive and won’t make the trip to New England. He is in isolation and has no symptoms. The Jacksonville Jaguars, Atlanta Falcons, Indianapolis Colts, Carolina Panthers and Baltimore Ravens also have dealt with COVID-19 issues in recent days.