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Lions-Saints injury report: Eric Ebron doubtful for Sunday

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Chances are the Detroit Lions will be without Calvin Johnson AND Eric Ebron on Sunday.

Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

The Detroit Lions have become a much healthier team on defense in recent weeks, but the same can't be said about the offense. The Lions are for sure going to be without tight end Joseph Fauria yet again, and it looks like Eric Ebron will also be sidelined on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. He missed the final two practices of the week for the Lions, and he's doubtful for Sunday. At this point, it looks like the Lions will have to promote Jordan Thompson from the practice squad just so they have more than one healthy tight end on their roster.

To make matters worse on offense, wide receiver Calvin Johnson is apparently in need of a miracle to play on Sunday despite technically being listed as questionable.

The good news is that running back Reggie Bush appears to be ready to return from his ankle injury, but the bad news is that Theo Riddick is likely going to be out after aggravating his hamstring injury again last week. Generally speaking, there's just not much good news in the Lions' final injury report for Week 7:

RB Reggie Bush (ankle) - Probable
RB Theo Riddick (hamstring) - Doubtful
WR Calvin Johnson (ankle) - Questionable
WR Jeremy Ross (ankle) - Probable
TE Eric Ebron (hamstring) - Doubtful
TE Joseph Fauria (ankle) - Out
DE Ziggy Ansah (toe) - Probable
LB Travis Lewis (quadricep) - Out

For the Saints, the big news is that tight end Jimmy Graham will apparently be a game-time decision.

Graham was expected to be out multiple weeks with a shoulder injury, but he's listed as questionable for Sunday. Here's the Saints' full injury report for Week 7:

RB Mark Ingram (hand) - Probable
RB Pierre Thomas (illness) - Probable
FB Erik Lorig (ankle) - Probable
TE Jimmy Graham (shoulder) - Questionable
C Jonathan Goodwin (knee) - Probable
LB Ramon Humber (ankle) - Out
LB Kyle Knox (ankle) - Out
LB Ronald Powell (illness) - Probable
CB Patrick Robinson (hamstring) - Questionable
CB Keenan Lewis (toe) - Probable