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Bears vs Lions team news: Thanksgiving Day football

Chicago travel to Detroit to get NFL Week 12 up and running in the first part of the holiday trilogy. Let's see who's in and who's out of the clash.

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Bears vs Lions team news: Thanksgiving Day football
Scott Galvin USA TODAY Sports

They may have the honour of kicking off Thanksgiving Day’s NFL action but without a full week’s training, can we expect anything better from these two teams, both failing to impress thus far.

Bears @ Lions: injury updates

With only meetings and walk-throughs to assess, we’ve got a mixed bag of reports regarding injuries etc but we have been told that the visiting Bears will be without Justin Fields, Akiem Hicks and Damien Williams.

Chicago injury report: game day

PlayerPositionInjuryMonTueWedGame Status

Justin Fields

QB

Ribs

DNP

DNP

DNP

OUT

Akiem Hicks

DL

Ankle

DNP

DNP

DNP

OUT

Allen Robinson II

WR

Hamstring

DNP

DNP

DNP

DOUBTFUL

Damien Williams

RB

Calf

DNP

DNP

DNP

OUT

Eddie Jackson

DB

Hamstring

LP

LP

LP

QUESTIONABLE

Darnell Mooney

WR

Foot

LP

LP

LP

(-)

Mario Edwards Jr.

DL

Ribs

FP

FP

LP

QUESTIONABLE

Tashaun Gipson Sr.

DB

Chest

FP

FP

FP

QUESTIONABLE

Marquise Goodwin

WR

Shoulder

FP

FP

FP

QUESTIONABLE

For the Lions, Trinity Benson and Trey Flowers are among those missing. The big news, however, and a topic that has been well discussed across media sources and fans alike, is the expected return of quarterback Jared Goff, something that will see Andy Dalton sit back down.

Detroit injury report: game day

PlayerPositionInjuryMonTueWedGame Status
Trinity Benson

WR

Knee

LP

DNP

DNP

OUT

Trey Flowers

OLB

Knee

DNP

DNP

DNP

OUT

Matt Nelson

T

Ankle

DNP

DNP

DNP

OUT

AJ Parker

CB

Ankle

DNP

DNP

DNP

OUT

Halapoulivaati Vaitai

G

Concussion

DNP

DNP

DNP

OUT

Michael Brockers

DE

Knee

(-)

LP

LP

QUESTIONABLE

Jared Goff

QB

Oblique

LP

LP

LP

QUESTIONABLE

Jermar Jefferson

RB

Knee/Ankle

LP

LP

LP

QUESTIONABLE

Remember that we’ll be bringing you the full game live, with plenty of build-up and reaction to support what happens on the field of play.