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The Detroit Lions play on Thanksgiving every year, but they'll have to do it without their starting running back Kerryon Johnson and No. 1 wide receiver Marvin Jones this Thursday. 


Both players have been ruled out of Thursday's game against the Chicago Bears and leave this Lions offense even thinner than it already was.

Without Jones, expect WR Kenny Golladay to have another big fantasy day, or at least be the one who receives the most targets against this stout Bears defensive secondary. 


From the running back perspective, it will likely be a committee filling in for Johnson. RBs LeGarrette Blount and Theo Riddick will be the main two carrying the load in Johnson's absence. Riddick is a great pass-catching back so expect him to help fill voids in both areas now that Johnson and Jones are both out. 


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