Star NFL Running Back "Pissed Off" About Role In Offense

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D'Andre Swift is not happy about his playing time since returning from injury.

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The Detroit Lions running back played 33 percent of offensive snaps and scored a touchdown in Week 8 after missing the previous three games with shoulder and ankle injuries. 

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This past weekend, he took the field for just 10 offensive snaps. During a press conference on Thursday, Lions offensive coordinator Ben Johnson said Swift got "a little pissed off" about this drop in playing time.

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“It’s a balance right now for him because once again he hasn’t felt 100 percent.

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 and that’s been a big part of it is when he’s feeling good and it’s going to show up on Sunday in a positive way for us,” Johnson said, via Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. 

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“So, we’ll see. We’ll see as the week goes on in practice, we’ll see on Sunday as we get into the game just how much or how little we use him.”

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Swift has been limited in practice so far this week. It's unclear how much action the star running back will see in Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears.

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Swift started the 2022 season with an excellent Week 1. In a season-opening matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles, he rushed for 144 yards and a touchdown.

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Jamaal Williams has taken over the lead back role with Swift limited.

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