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Calvin Johnson back running, feeling healthy in London

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — Should the Detroit Lions wait a week to bring back Calvin Johnson, or will they risk it against the Falcons in London? Johnson, for his part, sounds like a player intent on trying to play Sunday.
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Injury roundup: Calvin Johnson to travel with Lions

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Calvin Johnson missed the past two games with an ankle injury. The Detroit Lions receiver will fly with the team to London with the team giving him a chance of suiting up against the Falcons.
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Golden Tate: Game-changing touchdown 'like a dream'

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Golden Tate has put the Detroit Lions' offense on his shoulders amid the absence of Calvin Johnson. The wide receiver analogized his 73-yard touchdown reception Sunday to being in a state of...
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Lions could sit Calvin Johnson until Week 10

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — Lions coach Jim Caldwell didn't rule out the possibility of sitting out injured wide receiver Calvin Johnson through the team's Week 9 bye. How can Detroit weather the storm without its best...
  • 9 days ago
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Detroit Lions could sit Calvin Johnson until Week 10

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — Lions coach Jim Caldwell didn't rule out the possibility of sitting out injured wide receiver Calvin Johnson through the team's Week 9 bye. How can Detroit weather the storm without its best...
  • 9 days ago
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Nick Fairley: Detroit Lions can be best defense ever

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — The Detroit Lions' defense is riding high, and after an eight-sack performance Sunday, defensive tackle Nick Fairley bestowed some lofty praise usually reserved for the most legendary of groups.
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Calvin Johnson, Reggie Bush unlikely to play for Lions

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — The Lions will be without their top two weapons when they take on the Vikings on Sunday, as Calvin Johnson and Reggie Bush are both unlikely to play. Will Detroit be able to still stay competitive...
  • 10 days ago
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Calvin Johnson, Reggie Bush both out for Lions

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — The Lions will be without their top two weapons when they take on the Vikings on Sunday, as Calvin Johnson and Reggie Bush are both out. Will Detroit be able to still stay competitive in Week 6?
  • 10 days ago
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Calvin Johnson: I will need 'a lot of treatment' to play

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell sounds prepared to rest Calvin Johnson if necessary this weekend. Johnson isn't ready to accept that fate.
  • 14 days ago
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Lions to sign former Broncos kicker Matt Prater

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — After releasing kicker Alex Henery on Monday following a short-lived and lackluster performance, the Detroit Lions will sign Matt Prater, himself released by the Broncos last week.
  • 15 days ago
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Detroit Lions sign Matt Prater to one-year deal

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — After releasing kicker Alex Henery on Monday following a short-lived and lackluster performance, the Detroit Lions signed Matt Prater, himself released by the Broncos last week, to a one-year deal.
  • 15 days ago
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Calvin Johnson frustrated with use as Lions decoy

NFL.com (Rosenthal, Gregg) — Ian Rapoport reported that after two games as a glorified decoy, Detroit Lions star wide receiver Calvin Johnson is frustrated playing that role. What is Megatron's likely availability for Week 6?
  • 16 days ago
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Calvin Johnson frustrated with playing through injury

NFL.com (Rosenthal, Gregg) — Ian Rapoport reported that after two games as a glorified decoy, Detroit Lions star wide receiver Calvin Johnson is frustrated. What is Megatron's likely availability for Week 6?
  • 16 days ago
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Lions' Calvin Johnson unlikely to play vs. Vikings

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — An injured ankle has slowed Calvin Johnson over the last few weeks. Could the Detroit Lions be without their standout wide receiver against the Minnesota Vikings?
  • 16 days ago
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Lions cut kicker Alex Henery after missed field goals

NFL.com (Rosenthal, Gregg) — Alex Henery has had a rough go in 2014. After being cut by the Eagles at the end of the preseason, Henery signed with Detroit, only to miss four of five field goals and get released a second time.
  • 16 days ago
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Eric Ebron 'zombified' by mental aspect of NFL

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron will see his role increase in the coming weeks. The rookie said he's battling the mental rigors of the NFL that can turn a player into a zombie, mentally.
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Calvin Johnson expects ankle to get better this week

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson was relegated to the role of decoy for much of Sunday's win over the Jets. He believes he'll be back to his old self soon with another week of recovery...
  • 23 days ago
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Lions take care of reeling Jets, remain atop NFC North

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — The Detroit Lions remain on top in the NFC North, playing mistake-free football in a 24-17 win over the reeling New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. What did we take away from the matchup?
  • 24 days ago
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Tulloch on celebration that tore his ACL: 'I'd do it again'

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Stephen Tulloch tore his ACL while celebrating a sack. The Detroit Lions' linebacker said he has no regrets about the injury and would celebrate the same way if he had the chance.
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Blog Articles

Lottery results for Thursday, October 23 for Indiana

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Lottery results for Thursday, October 23 for Michigan

Detoit Free Press Winning Michigan lottery numbers for drawings of Thursday, October 23
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Lottery results for Thursday, October 23 for Ohio

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Looking ahead to Lions' next opponent: Atlanta Falcons

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — A look at the Atlanta Falcons, which will play the Detroit Lions in London in Week 8 of the season. Next up for the Detroit Lions is a game against the Atlanta Falcons in London. Here's an...
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Jim Caldwell's quotes from Wednesday

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — A recap of Jim Caldwell's comments from Wednesday. Below is a look at what Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell had to say on Wednesday. (Quotes provided by the Lions .) Opening Statement: ...
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Lions sign Jerome Couplin to practice squad

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — Jerome Couplin has returned to the Detroit Lions as a member of their practice squad. On Monday, the Detroit Lions released safety Jerome Couplin to make room for tight end Kellen Davis. On...
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Lions injury report: Calvin Johnson practices on limited basis

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — He was limited, but Calvin Johnson returned to practice for the Detroit Lions on Wednesday. The Detroit Lions held their first practice overseas on Wednesday, and they got wide receiver Calvin...
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Know the NFC North: Week 7

Pride of Detroit (Eric Shinabarger) — A roundup of how the NFC North performed in Week 7 of the season. NFC North standings Detroit Lions : 5-2 Green Bay Packers : 5-2 Chicago Bears : 3-4 Minnesota Vikings : 2-5 Green Bay...
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Lions notes: Calvin Johnson, Reggie Bush, more

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — Lions notes looks at Calvin Johnson, Reggie Bush and much more. Calvin Johnson is making progress in his recovery from a high-ankle sprain, but his status for Sunday's game is still up in...
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Wednesday Lions open thread

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — Chat about the latest Detroit Lions news. Tweets from @PrideOfDetroit/lions-coverage
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Lottery results for Wednesday, October 22 for Indiana

Detoit Free Press Winning Indiana lottery numbers for drawings of Wednesday, October 22
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Lottery results for Wednesday, October 22 for Michigan

Detoit Free Press Winning Michigan lottery numbers for drawings of Wednesday, October 22
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Lottery results for Wednesday, October 22 for Ohio

Detoit Free Press Winning Ohio lottery numbers for drawings of Wednesday, October 22
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Lions vs. Falcons: Full coverage of Sunday's game in London

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — The Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons face off at Wembley Stadium in London. The Detroit Lions arrived in England on Tuesday in advance of Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons . The Lions...
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Recapping the Lions' first day in England

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — The Detroit Lions arrived in England on Tuesday for their game against the Atlanta Falcons. Here's a look back at their first day overseas. The Detroit Lions arrived in England on Tuesday in...
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NFL power rankings, Week 8: Lions return to the top 10

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — After downing the New Orleans Saints, the Detroit Lions are back in the top 10 in most sets of NFL power rankings this week. Before they lost to the Buffalo Bills earlier this month, the ...
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What's wrong with the Lions' offense?

Pride of Detroit (Justin Simon) — Who's to blame for the Detroit Lions' offensive woes? Everyone. The Detroit Lions ' offense has struggled all season to match their Week 1 performance against the New York Giants . That theme...
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How Lions' future opponents fared in Week 7

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — A look at how the Detroit Lions' future opponents performed in Week 7 of the season. In Week 7, the Detroit Lions ' future opponents combined to go 4-4. Here's a look at how each team performed:...
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Lions notes: The London trip begins

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — Lions notes looks at the team's trip to London, an update on Joseph Fauria and much more. The Detroit Lions flew to London on Monday night in advance of their game against the Atlanta Falcons...
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Tuesday Lions open thread

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — Chat about the latest Detroit Lions news. Tweets from @PrideOfDetroit/lions-coverage
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