By Ashley Dunkak

CBS DETROIT – Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford’s job might not be any easier this week than it was last week.

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Wide receiver Calvin Johnson and tight ends Eric Ebron and Joe Fauria all missed Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints, and none of them participated in the full practice Wednesday.

Tight end Brandon Pettigrew did not practice either. While Johnson was listed on the team’s Wednesday injury report as a limited participant in practice, Ebron, Fauria and Pettigrew all missed the entire practice.

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Johnson has been suffering from an ankle injury and missed the last two games after being limited in two previous games. Fauria has been out with an ankle injury and has not played in a game since Sept. 21, while Ebron missed Sunday’s game because of a hamstring injury. Pettigrew suffered a foot injury Sunday but still played most of the game.

Others who did not practice Wednesday were defensive end Ezekiel Ansah (toe) and right tackle LaAdrian Waddle (concussion). Running back Reggie Bush (ankle) and Theo Riddick (hamstring) were limited.

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