Dumervil has been nursing an ankle injury and missed Thursday's practice as a result. By being a limited participant in Friday's practice, he has a much better chance of playing against the Lions.
On the Lions side of things, Reggie Bush returned to practice as a limited participant.
LIMITED PARTICIPATION: LB Elvis Dumervil (ankle), S Brynden Trawick (ankle), CB Lardarius Webb (abs).
DID NOT PARTICIPATE: CB Chris Houston (toe), CB Darius Slay (knee).
LIMITED PARTICIPATION: DE Ezekiel Ansah (shoulder), RB Reggie Bush (calf), S Louis Delmas (knee), DE Isreal Idonije (knee), WR Calvin Johnson (knee), OT LaAdrian Waddle (elbow).
FULL PARTICIPATION: S John Wendling (illness).