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Raiders Vs. Lions: Chris Johnson Out Due To Family Shooting

The Oakland Raiders are preparing to host the Detroit Lions on Sunday at O.co Coliseum, but they will be playing the game without cornerback Chris Johnson, according to FOX Sports.

Johnson was placed on the reserve/non-football illness list on Saturday in relation to the December 5 Fort Worth, TX shooting involving Johnson's mother and sister. Johnson, who had been with his family in the Fort Worth area since December 7, returned to the team this week, but did not attend practices.

The Forth Worth shooting left Johnson's sister, 33-year-old Jennifer Johnson, dead and wounded his mother Delia, who is expected to survive. Eugene Esters, the father of Jennifer's 2-year-old child, is charged with murder and attempted murder in the case.

Chris Johnson has been battling injuries all season apart from the personal tragedy, only starting four games prior to the shooting.

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