Ansah absent from Lions' kickoff luncheon

Speculation persists that rookie defensive end suffered concussion. Terry McCormick

Print This August 29, 2013, 07:36 AM EST

The Detroit Lions held their annual kickoff luncheon on Wednesday to introduce the team to fans.

But Ziggy Ansah, the team's first-round pick and one of their prized pickups in the off-season, was nowhere to be found, according to the Detroit News.

Ansah has been absent fron the Lions' past three practices after initially suffering what was speculated to be a concussion on Saturday.

However, Coach Jim Schwartz has been silent in relaying what the injury to Ansah is, only further fueling speculation that it could be a concussion.

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