Found November 10, 2012 on Sports by Colin:
PLAYERS: Ndamukong Suh
TEAMS: Detroit Lions
Notorious Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was voted the NFL’s dirtiest player for the second consecutive year in a poll of players by the Sporting News. The 25-year-old Suh, who the Lions took with the second pick out of … Continue reading →
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According to Anwar Richardson of MLive.com, wide receivers Calvin Johnson and Titus Young returned to practice today. #Lions WR Calvin Johnson and WR Titus Young back at #NFL practice — Anwar Richardson (@AnwarRichardson) November 9, 2012 Both Young and Johnson have been dealing with a knee injury.   var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('...

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