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There were no changes from Wednesday to Thursday on the practice report for the Detroit Lions.

There were no changes from Wednesday to Thursday on the practice report for the Detroit Lions.

That’s good news seeing as how every player on the 53 man roster took part in practice on Wednesday. That was the case once again Thursday, look as the Lions continued their prep for Sunday’s game in St. Louis (4-8).

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Tim Twentyman breaks down the game-winning Hail Mary touchdown pass for the Green Bay Packers in the Dunham’s Film Review.

They are calling it the “Motor City Miracle” in Green Bay.

Aaron Rodgers’ 61-yard Hail Mary touchdown pass to Richard Rodgers to complete an improbable, 27-23, Packers comeback at Ford Field Thursday night will sting for a long time in Detroit.

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Tim Twentyman reports on game designations for Thursday’s Lions-Eagles matchup.

Every player on the 53-man roster took part in practice in some way, shape or form all week for the Detroit Lions as they head into their annual Thanksgiving Day Game the healthiest they’ve been in months.

The Lions have officially listed receiverCalvin Johnson (ankle), cornerback Darius Slay(neck), defensive tackle Gabe Wright (ankle), safetyDon Carey (back) and defensive tackle Caraun Reid(ankle) as questionable on Friday’s injury report, but all are expected to be available to play Thursday.

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San Francisco Chronicle Raiders beat writer Vic Tafur takes a look at Sunday’s Lions-Raiders matchup.

This week’s Opposing View comes from Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle. Tafur’s been covering the Raiders for six years. Before that, he covered the Golden State Warriors and San Francisco 49ers. You can follow him on Twitter at @VicTafur

1. After a 4-3 start, Oakland’s dropped their last two contests. What’s been their biggest issue the last two weeks?

Their defense is not very good and they don’t run the ball enough. Antonio Brown made them look foolish two weeks ago, even when they double covered him, and I would expect Calvin Johnson to be able to do the same. Their run defense has also slipped the last two weeks. Not enough playmakers on defense.

On offense, they get a little too pass happy at times. They are 4-0 the last two years when Latavius Murray gets 20 or more carries.

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