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Calvin Johnson, Travis Swanson sit out Lions' Tuesday practice

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The Detroit Lions are getting thinner at practice this week.

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The Detroit Lions must, once again, prepare for the short week. As such, the Lions appear to have rested a handful of players as a precaution for Thursday's game against the Green Bay Packers.

Travis Swanson, who was limited in practice on Monday, sat out Tuesday's practice entirely. Calvin Johnson followed the same progression, taking Tuesday off. With Johnson, there is little worry that his availbility will be in question, as his practice schedule has been like this for the past few weeks. With Swanson, not much is known about the severity of his ankle injury. If he cannot go Thursday, it will likely be Manny Ramirez snapping the ball to Matthew Stafford.

Elsewhere, Lance Moore and Matt Prater sat out their second consecutive practice. It is doubtful that Moore suits up this week, while Prater should be good to go. The Lions have not brought in another kicker to practice, signaling that they aren't too worried about Prater's illness.

In good news, Glover Quin practiced for the second straight day, increasing the likelihood he'll be ready to go against Green Bay. Additionally, Larry Warford and Gabe Wright were both full participants in practice for the second consecutive day, meaning both will likely be active on Thursday.

Here is the full injury report:

WR Calvin Johnson (ankle): No practice
WR Lance Moore (ankle): No practice
K Matt Prater (illness): No practice
DT Caraun Reid (ankle): No practice
C Travis Swanson (ankle): No practice
S James Ihedigbo (hamstring): Limited practice
S Glover Quin (ankle): Limited practice
WR Golden Tate (calf): Full practice
G Larry Warford (concussion): Full practice
DT Gabe Wright (ankle): Full practice