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Calvin Johnson expects to return after Lions' bye week

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Calvin Johnson confirmed Tuesday that he "definitely expects to play" versus the Dolphins after the Week 9 bye. Is there hope that Lions' offense will be back on track the rest of the way?
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Lions' Nick Fairley to miss month with MCL, PCL sprain

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Nick Fairley is expected to miss at least a month with a sprained MCL and PCL in his right knee, Ian Rapoport reports. How will the first-place Lions handle the defensive tackle's absence?
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Lions mount wild comeback to stun Falcons in London

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — The Atlanta Falcons had a 21-0 lead at halftime in London's Wembley Stadium. Then, the Lions stunned with 22 unanswered points -- capped by Matt Prater's last-second field goal -- to steal the win.
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Ankle injury sidelines Lions' Calvin Johnson vs. Falcons

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Calvin Johnson (ankle) will sit out the Detroit Lions' contest Sunday versus the Atlanta Falcons in London. It's the third straight missed game for the wide receiver.
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Lions GM Martin Mayhew expects quiet trade deadline

NFL.com Martin Mayhew has some big questions to answer about some important players soon, but the Detroit Lions general manager is putting out a conservative vibe as the trade deadline approaches.
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Lions GM Martin Mayhew mum on Megatron's future

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — Martin Mayhew has some big questions to answer about some important players soon, but the Detroit Lions general manager is putting out a conservative vibe as the trade deadline approaches.
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Injury roundup: Reggie Bush (ankle) misses practice

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Lions running back Reggie Bush sat out Thursday's practice with an ankle injury after seeing limited work on Wednesday. Will he be healthy enough to suit up against the Falcons on Sunday?
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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...
  • 11 days ago
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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...
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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...
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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...
  • 19 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?
  • 19 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.
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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.
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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.
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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?
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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?
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Blog Articles

Friday 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 Friday, October 31 for Indiana

Detoit Free Press Winning Indiana lottery numbers for drawings of Friday, October 31
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Lottery results for Friday, October 31 for Michigan

Detoit Free Press Winning Michigan lottery numbers for drawings of Friday, October 31
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Lottery results for Friday, October 31 for Ohio

Detoit Free Press Winning Ohio lottery numbers for drawings of Friday, October 31
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Thursday night open thread: Saints at Panthers

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — Chat about Thursday night's matchup between the New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers. For more on this game, check out Canal Street Chronicles and Cat Scratch Reader .
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Week 9 NFL picks against the spread: Void

Pride of Detroit (Brian Packey) — Here are your Week 9 NFL picks against the spread. The Detroit Lions ' bye week is here, which means I'll also take a pass on this week's picks. Just kidding, Kudos! Bye weeks suck, though. I...
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Lions approval poll: Jim Caldwell (October 2014)

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — Do you approve of the job Jim Caldwell is doing as head coach of the Detroit Lions? Vote now. With the month of October winding down, it's time for another Jim Caldwell approval poll. Last time...
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Thursday 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 Thursday, October 30 for Indiana

Detoit Free Press Winning Indiana lottery numbers for drawings of Thursday, October 30
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Lottery results for Thursday, October 30 for Michigan

Detoit Free Press Winning Michigan lottery numbers for drawings of Thursday, October 30
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Lottery results for Thursday, October 30 for Ohio

Detoit Free Press Winning Ohio lottery numbers for drawings of Thursday, October 30
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Film review: How the refs caught the Falcons holding

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — A look at how earlier plays led the officials to call the Atlanta Falcons for a crucial defensive holding penalty on Sunday against the Detroit Lions. One of the biggest moments in Sunday's game...
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Know the NFC North: Week 8

Pride of Detroit (Eric Shinabarger) — A roundup of how the NFC North performed in Week 8 of the season. NFC North standings Detroit Lions : 6-2 Green Bay Packers : 5-3 Chicago Bears : 3-5 Minnesota Vikings : 3-5 Green Bay...
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Lions notes: Nick Fairley, Jim Caldwell, more

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — Lions notes looks at Nick Fairley, Jim Caldwell and much more. There was a report on Monday that Nick Fairley would miss 4-5 weeks with a sprained MCL and PCL, but Jim Caldwell said on...
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Jim Caldwell's quotes from Tuesday

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — A recap of Jim Caldwell's comments from Tuesday. Below is a look at what Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell had to say on Tuesday. (Quotes provided by the Lions .) Opening Statement: ...
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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 29 for Indiana

Detoit Free Press Winning Indiana lottery numbers for drawings of Wednesday, October 29
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Lottery results for Wednesday, October 29 for Michigan

Detoit Free Press Winning Michigan lottery numbers for drawings of Wednesday, October 29
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Lottery results for Wednesday, October 29 for Ohio

Detoit Free Press Winning Ohio lottery numbers for drawings of Wednesday, October 29
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Lions stand pat at NFL trade deadline

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — The Detroit Lions did not make any moves in advance of this year's NFL trade deadline. The 2014 NFL trade deadline has passed without the Detroit Lions making any moves. Given what Lions...
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