Below is a preliminary injury report as the Detroit Lions and Philadelphia Eagles prepare for Sunday's contest in Philadelphia. Quotes from head coach Rod Marinelli compliments of the Detroit Lions media department.
Note: Some injury designations are subject to modification prior to kick-off.
Detroit Lions: OUT - TE Dan Campbell (elbow), RB T.J. Duckett (ankle), LB Anthony Cannon (quad); QUESTIONABLE - DE Kalimba Edwards (ankle), RB Kevin Jones (foot); PROBABLE - OT Jeff Backus (knee), DT Shaun Rogers (DT).
Lions' head coach Rod Marinelli on running back Kevin Jones: "He seems to be doing well each day. Today (Friday) was fine, he seemed fine today; and he ran hard yesterday. It comes down to each morning, and then a flight, you know how a flight could get him to swell.
"I feel very optimistic; I just don't want to tell you something and then it doesn't work out that way."
On Kalimba Edwards: "Yeah. That will be a game day (decision). We'll have to work him on game day and see how it is."
Philadelphia Eagles: OUT - TE L.J. Smith (groin); DOUBTFUL - CB Lito Sheppard (knee); QUESTIONABLE - S Brian Dawkins (neck stinger), RB Brian Westbrook (knee). PROBABLE - K David Akers (quad), WR Hank Baskett (back), S Sean Considine (knee), WR Kevin Curtis (quad), QB A.J. Feeley (hand), DE Jevon Kearse (shoulder); OT Tra Thomas (back).
Probable - 75% chance of playing
Questionable - 50% chance of playing
Doubtful - 25% chance of playing
Out - Will Not Play