Lions RB D'Andre Swift (shoulder) exits early in loss to Bears

The Detroit Lions lost their top offensive player Thursday.

Running back D'Andre Swift suffered a shoulder injury and was subsequently ruled out against the Bears.

Following the game, Lions head coach Dan Campbell said Swift suffered a shoulder sprain and called it a "wait and see" in terms of how serious it is.

Swift went into the locker room following a carry in the second quarter and was initially deemed questionable to return. Moments before the third quarter commenced, his status was downgraded to out.

Detroit suffered in Swift's absence, managing to produce just one more touchdown drive in a 16-14 loss to Chicago. That left the Lions (0-10-1) still looking for their first win of the season. Swift totaled three carries and three receptions for just nine yards total before exiting, though Detroit led 7-3 at the time.

The second-year back was coming off consecutive 100-yard rushing games and has been an invaluable receiving option for Jared Goff throughout the season. His 53 catches were just one off the team lead entering Week 12, while his 975 yards from scrimmage and six touchdowns are by far its best marks.

Backup Jamaal Williams assumed a bigger role with Swift sidelined, rushing for 65 yards on 15 carries and catching five passes out of the backfield.

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