Detroit Lions confirm Ezekiel Ansah concussion

Ezekiel Ansah #94 of the Detroit Lions watches the action from the bench during the pre-season game against the New York Jets at Ford Field on August 9, 2013
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Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah misses practice with the team after sustaining a concussion.

The Detroit Lions have confirmed that first-round Draft pick Ezekiel Ansah suffered a concussion during a practice last month.

The defensive end has not practised since sustaining the head injury on August 24.

The 24-year-old took part in a solo workout yesterday as he works towards passing the league's protocol for returning from a concussion.

The Ghanaian made 62 tackles, 4.5 sacks, an interception and a forced fumble during his final year in college.

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