Found September 25, 2012 on isportsweb.com:
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Lions' Hill best of the backups

ALLEN PARK, Mich. Its not going to happen in Detroit because Matthew Stafford is clearly established as the face of the franchise. But Shaun Hill is good enough to get a quarterback controversy started in other places. When you see him do things like he did Sunday, leading the Lions to two touchdowns in the final 18 seconds to force overtime, it makes you wonder why Hill isnt...

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Lions mum on QB Stafford's leg

Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz isn't saying much about quarterback Matthew Stafford's injured right leg. Stafford left late in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 44-41 overtime loss at Tennessee with a strained muscle, and although Shaun Hill played well in a relief role, the last thing the Lions want is a return to the days when their franchise quarterback wasn't...

Is there a punter in the house?

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Jason Hanson rarely, if ever, practices punting anymore. But there he was Sunday afternoon, stepping in as the Detroit Lions emergency punter, and proving yet again why hes one of the NFLs consummate professionals. I wasnt comfortable at all, Hanson said of the added responsibility. I was glad just to catch the ball and get it off, at least get out of the way...

Mathew Stafford dealing with a hip injury

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Detroit Lions quarterback Mathew Stafford is dealing with a hip injury and there’s a good chance that he doesn’t practice much this week, but still plays on Sunday. “I would be surprised if he practiced Wednesday or Thursday, but ultimately, when the game rolls around, he’s a tough guy to count out. The injury looks to be more of a hip...

Detroit Lions: Week 4 NFL Power Rankings (#23)

Last week: 21 (-2) Record: 1-2 Every year a team goes from in the playoffs to winning 5 games or fewer. The Lions, one of my preseason overrated teams, are a finalist for that spot, but I have them finishing a little bit better than that. However, their defense is atrocious just like last year and Matt Stafford, even if he doesn’t get hurt again, is not going to throw for 5000...

Replacement Refs phantom 27-yard penalty on the Detroit Lions in overtime

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Week Three: Detroit Lions stat of the week

3 for 12 That is the week three Detroit Lions stat of the week. The Lions were just three for 12 on third down, and that simply is not going to get it done. That means that drives sputter out, that means that the Lions are first not getting enough down on their first two downs, and it also means this is just a big play offense. They sure did try to change that that this week at the...

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Lions will determine Mathew Stafford’s status on Friday

According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Lions head coach Jim Schwartz didn’t have any comments on the results of Mathew Stafford’s MRI.  He said he’ll make a determination on his status by Friday. At this point I think Stafford will be ready to go next week.

Week 3 Fantasy Football Recap: Lions vs. Titans

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