Texans vs. Lions injury report: Calvin Johnson among 10 limited Detroit players on Tuesday

Hannah Foslien

A number of key players are listed on the Detroit Lions' official injury report heading into Thursday's Thanksgiving showcase with the Houston Texans.

With a short week ahead to prepare for Thursday's Thanksgiving game with the Houston Texans, the Detroit Lions were back on the practice field in full pads on Tuesday following a walkthrough the previous day.

In addition to not having the services of recently suspended wide receiver Titus Young, the Lions were forced to put a limited distinction on 10 players at Tuesday's practice according to the team's initial injury report for Week 12. Among the names to take part in a limited capacity were star wide receiver Calvin Johnson and offensive guard Rob Sims, along with a group of eight defensive players that includes defensive backs Jacob Lacey, Erik Coleman, Chris Houston and Louis Delmas. Key defensive linemen Sammie Hill and Corey Williams were each also limited by knee injuries, while tackle Ndamukong Suh practiced in full despite entering the week with a knee injury of his own.

Along with Young, both Jeff Backus and Drayton Florence were held off the field on Tuesday. Backus is currently listed as doubtful to play in Week 12 after injuring his hamstring on Sunday, while Florence is also unlikely to suit up after being diagnosed with a concussion on Monday.

Here are the full injury reports after Tuesday's practices:

Lions Tuesday Injury Report
WR Titus Young , Not Injury Related / Knee Out
T Jeff Backus , Hamstring NP
CB Drayton Florence , Concussion NP
DE Cliff Avril , Knee LP
S Louis Delmas , Knee LP
DT Sammie Hill , Knee LP
WR Calvin Johnson , Knee/Thumb LP
CB Jacob Lacey , Foot LP
S Erik Coleman , Eye LP
CB Chris Houston , Ankle LP
LB Ashlee Palmer , Chest LP
G Rob Sims , Hamstring LP
DT Corey Williams , Knee LP
K Jason Hanson , Left Foot FP
DT Ndamukong Suh , Knee FP

Texans Tuesday Injury Report
CB Johnathan Joseph , Hamstring NP
WR DeVier Posey , Knee / Hamstring NP
RB Ben Tate , Hamstring NP
LB Tim Dobbins , Shoulder NP
C Chris Meyers , Back LP
DE Antonio Smith , Ankle LP
G Wade Smith , Ribs LP
DT Shaun Cody , Back / Ribs LP
DE Jared Crick , Neck FP
TE Owen Daniels , Back FP
S Quintin Demps , Back FP
LB Bradie James , Thumb FP
WR Lestar Jean , Knee FP
CB Brice McCain , Knee FP
LB Jesse Nading , Foot FP
LB Darryl Sharpton , Neck / Knee / Hip FP
QB T.J. Yates Right , Elbow FP

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