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It’s been a long year for Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew.
He has seen his draft class get ridiculed, his head coach cost the team points, and his star defensive tackle drive around town recklessly on a regular basis.
The media has loved it, but Mayhew hasn’t.
The most recent debacle occurred in the Lions’ last game against the Houston Texans. Playing on Thanksgiving, in a game Detroit hasn’t won since 2003, head coach Jim Schwartz tossed his challenge flag on a play that was ruled a touchdown despite the runner being down 70+ yards short of the goal line.
Schwartz was immediately notified that his toss of the red flag not only merited a 15-yard penalty, but would also cost his team a review. Since all scoring plays are automatically reviewed, the NFL thought it would be a good idea to make a rule stating that throwing the challenge flag nullifies any chance of overturning the call.
The rule is bad, but Schwartz is worse for not knowing it.
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The Detroit Lions have granted exiled wide receiver Titus Young access back into the kingdom but it appears he’ not going to return and jump back into his usual roster spot.
According to reports, Young’s spot in the pecking order has been greatly diminished.
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Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said that WR Titus Young is “potentially” done for the season after the wideout missed practice on Tuesday, per Anwar Richardson.
“It’s more of when he gets back with the team, if he gets back with the team,” said Schwartz.
Young has had an attitude issue for the last few months or so in Detroit, starting when he fought Louis Delmas during...
I’m a huge Lions fan, perhaps the biggest one that I know. I love this team and want them to do well, but even I think that Ndamukong Suh is out of his mind if the Lions are going to win “multiple Super Bowls” in the future.Sure, add some free agents and a few good draft picks, and this team is gonna be a powerhouse. The problem I have with him saying this, is not that...
More than a week after he was sent home from Allen Park and asked to stay away from the team, troubled Lions WR Titus Young returned to practice Wednesday morning.
Young, who at times has been visibly disruptive during games was sent home after the Green Bay game a couple weeks ago due to his selfish behavior.
Young’s return was somewhat of a surprise especially since head coach...
Ndamukong Suh will not be suspended. For now.
The NFL decided Monday not to suspend Suh for the controversial lineman’s kick to Matt Schaub‘s groin during the Lions-Texans Thanksgiving game. It was the right call by the NFL, but we’d all be crazy to think Suh won’t land in hot water again at some point, and the Lions therefore need to start taking matters into their own hands...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. Two days after avoiding suspension, Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was fined 30,000 by the NFL for the kicking incident that occurred Thanksgiving Day against the Houston Texans.
The Lions' 2010 first-round pick claims he didnt even know he kicked Houston quarterback Matt Schaub in the groin until after last weeks game when he started reading...
Detroit Lions defensive lineman Ndamukog Suh will not be suspended for an incident in Thursday's game in which his foot hit Texans quarterback Matt Schaub in the groin, but he still might be fined, ProFootballTalk.com reported Monday, based on a Twitter message from the NFL office. A tweet from NFL spokesman Greg Aiello reported, "Our office has notified the Lions that...
Detroit Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh avoided a suspension, but the NFL fined him $30,000 for kicking Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub during a Thanksgiving Day game. The league reviewed the incident and levied the fine Wednesday, NFL.com reported. Suh was blocked to the ground on the play and swung his left leg, which struck Schaub in the groin area. Suh, considered...
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says it's very difficult for the league to judge whether Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh intended to kick Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub in the groin area.
Goodell met with reporters before speaking at a Lions charity event Tuesday night, a day after the league decided it wouldn't suspend Suh.
Goodell says he hasn'...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was fined 30,000 by the NFL on Wednesday, but says he didn't kick Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub on purpose.
That's why Suh insisted he doesn't need to apologize to Schaub.
Suh spoke to reporters Wednesday for the first time since his left cleat connected with Schaub's groin area in Detroit...
The NFL has decided not to suspend Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh (ehn-DAHM'-uh-kehn soo) for his actions against Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub.
League spokesman Greg Aiello announced the decision Monday on his Twitter account, adding the ''incident' will be reviewed for a potential fine.
Suh's left cleat connected with Schaub's groin...
Detroit running back Mikel Leshoure did not practice on Wednesday though we aren't aware of an injury.Fantasy Spin:Leshoure saw 14 touches on Thanksgiving against Houston, but didn't play in the overtime. The situation will need to be watched. Joique Bell would be the starter if Leshoure doesn't suit up.
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