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This sleeping giant will emerge for the Lions in 2015

The Detroit Lions must create a new identity on defense, now that they're no longer spearheaded by Ndamukong Suh at the tackle position. Suh signed with the Miami Dolphins this offseason, leaving a glaring vacancy for a new Lion to take over as the team's most dominant D-lineman.The player in line to assume that role is defensive end Ezekiel Ansah, a first-round pick out of BYU in...
Via Fox Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah wants to be the 'greatest' at his position

Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah sees no ceiling when it comes to his NFL future. He only understands his job, and he wants to be the best at doing it. "I don’t put numbers on what I'm trying to accomplish," Ansah told Lions senior writer Tim Twentyman. "I'm just trying to be the greatest. The greatest at my position and what I do" Growing pains (not to mention offseason...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Defensive report card

The beloved Detroit Lions defense are getting their report card today and as you can imagine the grades seem to be off the charts compared to their league counterparts. Although the playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys may have lowered the averages some, the Detroit defense of the 2014-2015 season is one to remember. Safeties: A-  Glover Quin Glover Quin had a record 7 interceptions...
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January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chicago Bears QB Jimmy Clausen Ready to Fight After Taking Massive Hit to the Head

There are several things that can be said about this play. Maybe Jimmy Clausen was not in his right mind after getting his head scrambled by Detroit Lions defensive lineman Ezekiel Ansah. Maybe he realizes that there is no way in hell that anything is actually going to happen so he figures he can get away with talking smack to someone three times his side.Maybe he doesn't give a...
Via FatManWriting
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Takeaways from win against Jaguars

The Detroit Lions escaped with a sloppy 13-12 win against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Friday night to move to 2-1 on the preseason. Despite three turnovers and 15 penalties, Detroit was able to steal this one with a fourth-quarter touchdown run from George Winn. Both Calvin Johnson and Ezekiel Ansah suited up for the first time this preseason. Johnson played minimal snaps compared...
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August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions easing Ansah back into fold, holding him out of Friday's game

  There's a bit of turmoil on the inside of the Detroit Lions' defensive line. But the Lions are close to getting some stability back elsewhere. Ezekiel Ansah did not take part in contact drills Wednesday afternoon, a day after he was moved off the physically unable to perform list. The Lions plan to ease him in gradually after he underwent offseason shoulder surgery. Coach Jim...
Via AP on Fox
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions' Ansah getting ready to return

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) There's a bit of turmoil on the inside of the Detroit Lions' defensive line. But the Lions are close to getting some stability back elsewhere. Ezekiel Ansah did not take part in contact drills Wednesday afternoon, a day after he was moved off the physically unable to perform list. The Lions plan to ease him in gradually after he underwent offseason shoulder...
Via AP on Fox
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions Activate DE Ezekiel Ansah From PUP List

  The Detroit Lions announced that they have activated DE Ezekiel Ansah from the PUP list Tuesday. Ansah’s prolonged absence due to a shoulder injury was concerning to Detroit, despite reports that he was set to return this week. Ansah recorded eight sacks in his rookie season, despite some nagging injuries.  Along with DT Ndamukong Suh and DL Nick Fairley, Detroit’s front...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rookie Report: Ezekiel Ansah Has Taken Lions Defensive Line From Great to Elite

As a college sophomore, Ezekiel Ansah decided to join the BYU football team. Three years and just nine college starts later, the Ghana-born defensive lineman impressed enough to be drafted 5th overall in the 2013 NFL Draft. Still learning as he goes, the elite athlete continues to surpass expectations based on his football experience, leading all rookies in sacks. And playing...
Via Optimum Scouting
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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