Found September 06, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
Perhaps Ndamukong Suh is maturing. I guess he is taking his new role as a team captain seriously. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, the talented Lions defensive tackle talked with the team on the topic of discipline. He specifically told the team they needed to avoid silly penalties. Linebacker Ashlee Palmer had this to say: “I wouldn’t have seen Suh doing that a couple years ago. But like I said, he’s coming out of his shell. I think that’s going to be a big positive for us because we know we got him on the boat, and it’s all good now.” It’s good to see Suh step up in the leadership department for a team that desperately needs it. The final step to the puzzle will be to put his good play on the field together will good behavior, leading by example. It doesn’t exactly work to tell your teammates to stop silly penalties while you are stomping guys out.

Calvin Johnson embraces commercial character

ALLEN PARK, Mich. The alter-ego character of Calvin Johnsons new TV commercial seemingly came to life during a news conference Thursday at the Detroit Lions practice facility. Johnson, the Detroit Lions record-breaking wide receiver, had answered a few questions on his health and football before getting asked about the recently-released Nike spot that also stars rapperactor Sean...

Ziggy Ansah returns to practice

ALLEN PARK, Mich. Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ziggy Ansah, the fifth pick overall in the NFL draft, participated in practice Thursday for the first time since suffering a concussion 12 days earlier. The Lions must identify in Fridays injury report whether Ansah is probable, questionable, or doubtful for Sundays regular-season opener against Minnesota. Ansah suffered the...

(Video) Ndamukong Suh Tries To Take Out Vikings’ Player During Interception Return

Ndamukong Suh talked all summer about his Lions teammates avoiding silly penalties, but on Sunday against the Vikings, Suh was up to his old tricks. The Lions picked off a Christian Ponder pass in the second quarter of Sundays season opener, and during the interception return, Suh tried to take out the knees of Vikings lineman John Sullivan during the return. H/T CJZERO

The 2013 Detroit Lions game-by-game predictions

The 2013 Detroit Lions will leave something to be desired especially considering I’ve never been one to put stock in preseason numbers and games. Essentially you pray for one thing, health. The Lions made some good offseason additions and might have been the most active team in the NFC North. But before that overhaul of sorts tickles your inner homer, the Lions had to be active...

Ziggy Ansah 'hopeful' he'll play Sunday

ALLEN PARK, Mich. Defensive end Ezekiel Ziggy Ansah hasnt ruled out playing in the Detroit Lions regular-season opener Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings despite suffering a concussion nearly two weeks ago. Im hopeful, but thats coachs decision, Ansah, the fifth pick overall in this year'sNFL Draft, said following Fridays practice. If Im allowed to play, I will. If not, Ill...

New Season, Same Ol’ Ndamukong Suh

  It didn’t take long for Ndamukong Suh to commit his first heinous play of 2013 by chop blocking the living hell of out of Vikings’ lineman John Sullivan. The play cost the Lions a touchdown and will definitely draw Roger Goodell’s attention.   Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions: Three Bold Predictions

The Minnesota Vikings visit their division rivals, the Detroit Lions, to open up the season on Sunday.Last year, the Vikings swept the Lions in both of their matchups 20-13 and 34-24, respectably. Division games will be important for both of these teams right away as they look to unseat the reigning champions, the Green Bay Packers.Here are three bold predictions for the game.Cordarrelle...

Lions vs. Vikings: Five things to watch

By Monday morning, about half of the fan bases in the NFL will be dreaming of the playoffs and about half will be ready to fire their coach. That's why it's become known as "Overreaction Monday," the day after most teams open the 16-game regular season. Which extreme will the Detroit Lions be on? Nobody needs a new start more than the Lions, who ended 2012 on...

Ndamukong Suh cost his team a touchdown after takcing Minnesota’s John Sullivan

Discipline and the lack there of has been a HUGE issue during Suh’s NFL career and that same problem continued Sunday against the Vikings. After Christian Ponder threw a pick six, Suh went low on Minnesota’s John Sullivan which resulted in a personal foul penalty and the touchdown negated. And in typical Lions fashion Matthew […]

Shalala, Berlin Pump Up Students Before Gator Game

President Donna Shalala, donning an orange tie vowed, “Tomorrow is the game where we make the biggest noise that we’ve ever made at a football game in the history of the university.” And the crowd roared. The University of Miami held a student pep rally at The Rock on Foote Green on Friday night before the Hurricanes football team takes on the Florida Gators. The full crowd...

Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions: 2013 Week 1 NFL Pick

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