KEYS TO THE GAME
Lions: Peterman will get the cast off his broken left hand Friday, but Colletto said he would not play Sunday against Chicago. Peterman said he hopes to play next Sunday at Minnesota. ... RG Manuel Ramirez will make his first NFL start. He has played in only one NFL game since the Lions drafted him last year. He has had to work on his technique coming from pass-happy Texas Tech, but said he feels comfortable now. ... Foster suffered a hyperextended knee during practice Monday and had blood drained from it. Colletto said he will not play Sunday. Foster said he had to get back into the mix for next Sunday's game. ... Williams did not practice Thursday as a precaution after bumping a knee in practice Wednesday. He will play Sunday. ... Johnson will start Sunday, but Colletto said he still ideally would like to split the carries about 50-50 between Johnson and the rookie Smith.
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