The Lions entered Thursday practice with the same slate as Wednesday: no absences and only six players in limited capacity, including linebackers Tahir Whitehead and DeAndre Levy. It remains unclear if Levy will be active for Sunday, but if past reports are to be followed as a guide, nearly every important playmaker should be available.
For the Saints, the picture may not be as rosy. Top running back Mark Ingram missed a second day of practice with a toe injury, casting doubt on whether he will be available for New Orleans.
Saints RB Mark Ingram sat out practice again Thursday with that toe injury.— Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) December 1, 2016
The Saints, much like the Lions, published the same injury report, so in addition to Mark Ingram they are also missing tackle Terron Armstead and running back Daniel Lasco.
Detroit Lions injury report 12/1/16
DE Ezekiel Ansah (ankle) - Limited practice
S Don Carey (hamstring) - Limited practice
WR Marvin Jones (thigh) - Limited practice
LB DeAndre Levy (knee) - Limited practice
RB Theo Riddick (ankle) - Limited practice
LB Tahir Whitehead (knee) - Limited practice
New Orleans Saints injury report 12/1/16
T Terron Armstead (knee/quad) - No practice
RB Mark Ingram (toe) - No practice
RB Daniel Lasco (hamstring) - No practice
G Senio Kelemete (hip) - Limited practice
TE John Phillips (ankle) - Limited practice
T Zach Strief (knee) - Limited practice