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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 6:05 PM - Permalink
It's possible Montell Owens has played his final game for the Detroit Lions. The fullback and special teams ace was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, cutting short a second straight season in Detroit...
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 4:15 PM - Permalink
'Explain my ink' will be an occasional series where Detroit Lions players discuss their favorite tattoos and what those tattoos mean to them. This is the first in the series.ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- It started because of his father.Rob Sims felt he needed to do something to carry on the legacy...
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 3:25 PM - Permalink
The Lions made a few more plays against the run after the game's opening drive, but the biggest reason the Jets didn't continue to have success on the ground is because they stopped feeding Ivory...
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 3:04 PM - Permalink
Week 4 takeaways: Lions' fast start may finally be for real; rookie QBs shine...
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 3:00 PM - Permalink
Apparently colleague Mike Sando is not the only person who believes the Detroit Lions may be for real this season.The latest ESPN Power Rankings would confirm that.Detroit bounced up to No. 8 in the latest rankings, the Lions' highest spot since the end of the 2011. In fact, Detroit has only...
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 1:38 PM - Permalink
Running back promoted...
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 1:20 PM - Permalink
George Winn caught the attention of the Detroit Lions' coaches during training camp. Now, he’ll be part of the active roster.According to his agent, the Lions will promote the running back to their 53-man roster, a potential indication the Lions will be without at least one of their...
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 12:57 PM - Permalink
His promotion likely means Detroit does not expect tailback Joique Bell and/or Theo Riddick to play Sunday against the Buffalo Bills. Bell sustained a concussion last week against the Jets, while Theo Riddick has a hamstring injury...
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 12:45 PM - Permalink
How I Prepare is a season-long series about what specific Detroit Lions players do each week to get ready for Sundays. Previous How I Prepare subjects: Linebacker DeAndre Levy; punter Sam Martin; left guard Rob Sims.ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Reggie Bush hasn’t changed much since his days at USC...
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 12:16 PM - Permalink
Jeremy Ross' 59-yard touchdown reception in the second quarter was aided by the Jets secondary biting on a Matthew Stafford pump fake...
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 12:14 PM - Permalink
USA TODAY Sports NFL reporter Lorenzo Reyes breaks down the latest installment of the NFL power rankings.       ...
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 11:00 AM - Permalink
A weekly look at what the Detroit Lions must fix:Matthew Stafford is once again playing well at the start of the season, but for the Lions to have success against the Buffalo Bills and the rest of the year, he must receive better protection from his offensive line.Stafford has been sacked 11 times,...
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 9:22 AM - Permalink
Tight end sprained his ankle...
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 8:35 AM - Permalink
Sam Martin is one of just two players in the whole league to average more than 50 yards per punt this season. He's booming 77.8 percent of his kickoffs for touchbacks. But he has a very peculiar Twitter photo...
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Permalink
ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- It is the same question that was asked a year ago, when the Detroit Lions were 3-1 after the first quarter of the season and looked like a potential playoff team.Could they keep it up? Is this the Lions turning a corner into a winner?The answer, as it turned out, was an...
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 5:02 AM - Permalink
Is any quarterback playing better than Philip Rivers the past three weeks? He's completing 74.2 percent of his passes with eight touchdowns and zero interceptions during the stretch...
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 12:59 AM - Permalink
The firing of Raiders coach Dennis Allen marks the 23rd time an NFL club has changed coaches in-season for reasons of resignation or termination since 2000. Of the 22 interim coaches in this span, eight went on to earn the club’s full-time head-coaching job the next season. This includes the...
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Monday, September 29, 2014 at 8:37 PM - Permalink
Joseph Fauria finally explained how he sprained his left ankle, and the story is almost too unbelievable to be true...
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Monday, September 29, 2014 at 7:50 PM - Permalink
ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- After coming close to returning to the Detroit Lions a week ago, right tackle LaAdrian Waddle said if things go well this week in practice, he'll be back in the lineup Sunday against Buffalo.Waddle said the decision will come based on this week of practice. He almost played...
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Monday, September 29, 2014 at 7:02 PM - Permalink
He said he sprained his left ankle while chasing his dog, a husky-pomeranian mix named "Rufio," down some stairs in his apartment building. The dog was beginning to urinate, so Fauria was rushing and missed the final two steps...
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Monday, September 29, 2014 at 6:20 PM - Permalink
Waddle was close to returning last week, but the training staff decided to hold him back one more week to avoid re-aggravating his calf injury...
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Monday, September 29, 2014 at 5:56 PM - Permalink
Lions tight end Joseph Fauria missed Sunday’s game against the Jets because he suffered a sprained ankle — not on the field, but in his home. Fauria said today that the injury happened while he was on his stairs, running to try to stop his three-month-old dog from urinating in the...
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Monday, September 29, 2014 at 5:30 PM - Permalink
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- A change in a play based off a read created a Detroit Lions touchdown on Sunday.Jeremy Ross lined up in the slot on a third-and-10 with 6:29 left in the first half and saw something in the way the New York Jets were covering the play. So he and quarterback Matthew Stafford...
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Monday, September 29, 2014 at 5:06 PM - Permalink
Depending on the severity of injuries to Joique Bell and Theo Riddick, the Lions could need to add a running back to the roster this week...
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Monday, September 29, 2014 at 3:56 PM - Permalink
Manuel is completing just 58 percent of his passes this season and his 80.3 passer rating ranks 29th among qualified quarterbacks...
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