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Stafford limited at practice; no sign of Best, Houston

ALLEN PARK — Matthew Stafford was at practice today (Wednesday) wearing a helmet which is usually a sign that an injury is not too significant.

The quarterback, who injured his right ankle in Sunday’s loss to the Falcons, jogged lightly and threw a few balls, but obviously was limited. He was walking stiffly. At one point a trainer brought out a different shoe for his right foot.

Quarterback Shaun Hill worked some of the early drills with the starters while the media was present.

Running back Jahvid Best (concussion) was not at practice. He did not play on Sunday.

Cornerback Chris Houston (back) and DT Sammie Hill, who both went down in Sunday’s game, also did not practice.

Defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch didn’t practice, but he generally has Wednesday as a rest day.

Defensive end Willie Young, who sat out Sunday with a calf injury, was back at practice.

The Lions (5-2) play at Denver (2-4) on Sunday. Oddly enough, on Wednesday the Lions practiced outdoors to prepare for Denver, while the Broncos moved practice indoors because of snow.

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