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Eric Ebron: My play 'hasn't been the best' for Lions

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron admitted he's not having the start to the 2017 season he wanted. Said Ebron: My play "hasn’t been the best." The TE, however, is confident he can turn it around.
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Injury roundup: Panthers' Luke Kuechly doesn't practice

NFL.com (NFL.com) — After suffering a scary head/neck injury in the Panthers' loss to the Philadelphia Eagles last week, linebacker Luke Kuechly missed practice on Tuesday.
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Injury roundup: Panthers' Kuechly doesn't practice

NFL.com (NFL.com) — After suffering a scary head/neck injury in the Panthers' loss to the Philadelphia Eagles last week, linebacker Luke Kuechly missed practice on Tuesday.
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Injuries: Luke Kuechly held out of drills Tuesday

NFL.com (NFL.com) — After suffering a scary head/neck injury in the Panthers' loss to the Philadelphia Eagles last week, linebacker Luke Kuechly missed practice on Tuesday.
  • 2 days ago

Saints over .500 after surviving Lions' comeback

NFL.com (Rosenthal, Gregg) — The New Orleans Saints' slow start to the season is but a memory after Sunday's 52-38 victory over the Detroit Lions. Here's what we learned from New Orleans' third straight win.
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Twenty things we've learned from Week 6 injury report

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — The Giants, already without receivers Odell Beckham and Brandon Marshall, will now be missing several more starters when they play at Denver on Sunday night. Here is a list of injury updates.
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Twenty-one things to know about Week 6 injury report

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — The Giants, already without receivers Odell Beckham and Brandon Marshall, will now be missing several more starters when they play at Denver on Sunday night. Here is a list of injury updates.
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Twenty-seven things to know about Week 6 injuries

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — The Giants, already without receivers Odell Beckham and Brandon Marshall, will now be missing several more starters when they play at Denver on Sunday night. Here is a list of injury updates.
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Injuries: Sam Bradford to miss Vikings' tilt vs. Packers

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — The Giants, already without receivers Odell Beckham and Brandon Marshall, will now be missing several more starters when they play at Denver on Sunday night. Here is a list of injury updates.
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Injuries: Eagles' Cox, Smallwood game-time decisions

NFL.com (NFL.com) — The Eagles could have two notable players return for Thursday's clash with the Panthers as defensive tackle Fletcher Cox and running back Wendell Smallwood are listed as questionable.
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Injuries: Texans place J.J. Watt, Whitney Mercilus on IR

NFL.com (NFL.com) — The Texans put defensive end J.J. Watt on injured reserve for a second straight year Wednesday, and outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus joined him. Here is a list of other injuries we're tracking.
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Injuries: Vikings QB Sam Bradford (knee) does not practice

NFL.com (NFL.com) — Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford didn't practice Wednesday, this after an MRI revealed wear and tear in his surgically-repaired knee. Here is a list of other injuries we're tracking.
  • 8 days ago
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Injury roundup: Vikings QB Sam Bradford (knee) DNP

NFL.com (NFL.com) — Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford didn't practice Wednesday, this after an MRI revealed wear and tear in his surgically-repaired knee. Here is a list of other injuries we're tracking.
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Vikings' Everson Griffen: Lions OL Greg Robinson 'lazy'

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — Ahead of the Lions-Vikings clash on Sunday, Minnesota defensive end Everson Griffen provided some bulletin board material for Detroit, calling the Lions' Greg Robinson "lazy."
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NFL VP of officiating: Golden Tate ruling was correct

NFL.com (NFL.com) — Golden Tate's near-touchdown and Detroit's resulting loss were correctly called. That's the word from Alberto Riveron, NFL senior VP of officiating, who appeared on NFL Total Access on Tuesday.
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Falcons edge Lions after Tate TD was overturned

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — An apparent game-winning touchdown by Golden Tate was overturned in Detroit, allowing the Atlanta Falcons to sneak out of Ford Field with a 30-26 victory over the Lions.
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Jim Caldwell signs contract extension with Lions

NFL.com (NFL.com) — Jim Caldwell is staying in Motown for the long haul. The Detroit Lions signed their head coach to a multi-year extension, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Saturday.
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Jim Caldwell signs multi-year extension with Lions

NFL.com (NFL.com) — Jim Caldwell is staying in Motown for the long haul. The Detroit Lions signed their head coach to a multi-year extension, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Saturday.
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Blog Articles

Thursday Night Football open thread: Chiefs at Raiders

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — It’s Week 7 and there are no Lions games this week. So why not enjoy an emotionless AFC matchup to kick things off? Week 7 is here, and I imagine for a lot of you, it means a relieving week off...
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Notes: Lions still have a top 10 defense per PFF

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Despite the recent struggles, the Lions may still have a top 10 defense. The Detroit Lions defense has had a rough past two weeks, but the according to Pro Football Focus, they’re still...
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Taylor Decker’s return to Lions practice ‘could be soon’

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — A first sign of optimism regarding Taylor Decker’s return to the lineup comes from the Detroit Free Press. Ever since the season started, one of the most anticipated moments for the Detroit...
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2017 NFL Week 7 picks against the spread: Super Bowl rematch week!

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — We’ve got between 3 and 28 reasons to watch football on the Lions’ bye week. So last week I battled the flipping of a quarter in my weekly picks, and apparently that was too much pressure for...
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Which NFC North team has the most difficult remaining schedule?

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — A look at each team’s remaining strength of schedule. The NFC North is completely wide open after the Aaron Rodgers injury. Not only that, but only two games separate the first place Vikings ...
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Thursday open thread: Do you approve of the Lions carrying 3 quarterbacks?

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — The Lions surprisingly claimed Brad Kaaya off waivers on Wednesday. Do you approve? If all things went as planned in early September, Brad Kaaya would have never left the Detroit Lions ....
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Lions claim QB Brad Kaaya, sign OT Bryce Harris, cut 3 defensive linemen

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — The Lions re-claimed their sixth-round draft pick, while letting go two defensive linemen. The Detroit Lions and Bob Quinn kept busy during their bye week. On Wednesday, they signed defensive...
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Detroit Lions Week 6 Song of the Game: ‘Shipwrecked’ by Mick Jenkins

Pride of Detroit (Ryan Mathews) — After a hot start, the Lions are back to a .500 record, and someone needs to right the ship. “... We was six deep...” Many thought if the Lions managed to break even at the midway point of...
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Lions notes: Matthew Stafford ranked as the No. 2 QB by Sports Illustrated

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — For the rest of the season, Andy Benoit thinks Matthew Stafford is only bested by one quarterback. Matthew Stafford has not played his best football this year. Not by a long shot. But Andy...
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The Lions made a big mistake ignoring their pass rushing problem this offseason

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — If you could retroactively make one change to the Lions 2017 offseason, what would it be? Hindsight can be an unhealthy thing. It’s always easier to know what you should have done when you’re...
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Detroit Lions approval poll: Bob Quinn (October 2017)

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Do you approve of the job Bob Quinn is doing as the general manager of the Detroit Lions? Now that we’ve officially entered the doldrums of the bye week, it’s time to do a little...
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Detroit Lions to sign defensive end Jacquies Smith

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — The new Lions defensive end had 13.5 sacks in 2 seasons with the Buccaneers. After working him out on Tuesday, it appears the Detroit Lions will be signing defensive end Jacquies Smith ....
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PFF Week 6 recap: The Lions offensive line was just as bad as you think

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — But the Lions did get a pretty good performance from a pair of defensive linemen. The Detroit Lions head into the bye week after their second consecutive loss, this time at the hands of the ...
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Wednesday open thread: Which Lions player needs to improve the most after the bye?

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Who would you like to see play at a higher level once the Lions return from their bye? The Detroit Lions aren’t exactly in a bad position in their bye week. They are currently just a game out...
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Lions reportedly work out DE Jacquies Smith, 7 others

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — The Lions are kicking the tires on an interesting pass rusher. The Detroit Lions reportedly worked out eight players on Tuesday, including a veteran pass rusher: #Lions worked out 8...
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Lions notes: 12 Lions, including Matthew Stafford, miss Tuesday’s practice

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — The Lions are limping into the bye week. Because it’s the bye week, the Detroit Lions had practice on Tuesday. Sam Martin was back at practice, but the following 12 players, including ...
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VIDEO: The full version of Golden Tate’s ‘People’s Elbow’ celebration is even better

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — BAH GAWD, GOLDEN! DON’T DO IT! We all saw on Sunday when Golden Tate spun his way out of three tackles and flipped his way into the endzone against the New Orleans Saints . And thanks to the...
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Fan fiction: Lions clinch division after Packers forfeit, NFL suspends entire Vikings team

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — In this alternate dimension, the Lions are playoff bound! Welcome to Detroit Lions fan fiction. After every Lions loss, we like to pull a story from a more optimistic dimension in the...
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Week 7 NFL power rankings: Lions plummet, but Packers drop further

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — The Lions had a bad game, but the Packers had a worse week. It was just two weeks ago when the Detroit Lions were ranked No. 2 in the entire NFL in a few weekly power ranking columns . But...
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Lions punter Sam Martin returning to practice

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — The Detroit Lions announced their starting punter will begin to practice shortly. The Detroit Lions announced on Tuesday morning that Sam Martin will return to practice. Martin was placed...
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