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Lions notes: Doctors weigh in on Eric Ebron’s injury

Sports doctors generally have a positive outlook on Ebron's leg injury.

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  • Monday, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reported Eric Ebron had suffered an ankle injury, not an Achilles injury as Ian Rapoport first reported. Later in the day, ESPN’s Adam Caplan reported a source told him Ebron was suffering from “a pretty decent ankle sprain.”

  • Former NFL doctor, David J. Chao, agrees with the diagnosis:

  • The Chicago Bears confirmed what many of their fans feared. They’ve lost their starting center for the season: