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Matthew Stafford Injury Update: Detroit Lions QB Expected To Play Sunday

The Lions quarterback appears likely to start Sunday against the Denver Broncos.

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford did indeed practice today and should be able to play on Sunday against the Denver Broncos, reports the Oakland Press. Head coach Jim Schwartz

Stafford, who injured his ankle Sunday, was back at practice for the second straight day on Thursday. He worked with the starters during drills while on Wednesday it was Shaun Hill working with starters.

Stafford, who had recently injured his ankle, was reportedly walking without a limp during the days practice. According the official Detroit Lions website, the Lions' quarterback was held to limited participation (LP) today, but the odds are he will be ready to start on Sunday.

The 5-2 Detroit Lions are coming off of two straight narrow losses, looking to spoil Tim Tebow's first home start of the season.

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