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Lions place P Jett on IR, may get back DT Elliss

Updated: October 29, 2003, 6:12 PM ET

ALLEN PARK, Michigan - Detroit Lions defensive tackle Luther Elliss returned to practice Wednesday for the first time since injuring a pectoral muscle while working out in the offseason.

The struggling Lions have three weeks to decide whether to move Elliss from the non-football injury list to the 53-man roster or place him on injured reserve.

"As to when we will activate him, that is up in the air," coach Steve Mariucci said. "It's not going to happen this week."

The 30-year-old ...

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