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Prince Devitt Reacts To His New WWE NXT Ring Name

UPDATE: The former Prince Devitt posted the following on Twitter, commenting on his new NXT name, Finn Balor… Finn has risen… Everything is done for a reason. Finn McCool meets Balor. #FinnBálor @WWENXT — Finn Bálor (@fergaldevitt) September 26, 2014 ORIGINAL: NXT newcomer Finn Balor (formerly Prince Devitt) made his in-ring debut at Thursday...
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September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Prince ‘Finn Balor’ Devitt Debuts In NXT – Video Inside Here

NXT newcomer Finn Balor (formerly Prince Devitt) made his in-ring debut at Thursday night’s TV tapings from Full Sail University. He teamed with Hideo “KENTA” Itami to face The Ascension. This airs on the WWE Network on November 6th. Full spoiler results from the tapings are posted on the main newsboard. Jason Hanson sent us this video of Finn Balor’s debut:
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September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Notes: Lions exploring options at kicker; Nevin Lawson suffers season-ending injury

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Like Nate Freese, Jason Hanson didn't get off to the greatest start as a kicker in the NFL. Hanson was a second-round draft pick in 1992 and joined a team that had come one victory from going to the Super Bowl the previous year. Hanson, however, made only three of six field-goal attempts in his first three regular-season games. Freese has already missed three...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Special Teams Bloopers By Lions and Vikings

Good news is coming out of week 2 for the Chicago Bears thus far, and it’s highlighted by a series of remarkable gaffes by their division rivals. Detroit Lions kicker Nate Freese has a lot to live up to in the shadow of Jason Hanson.  Thus far his tenure with the team hasn’t gone as planned.  Highlighting that is his inaccuracy.  In just one half of football down in Carolina...
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions kickers are struggling in training camp

LThe Detroit Lions are finishing up their first week of training camp. There are already some interesting story lines developing throughout camp, including some positional questions. One position Lions fans have been spoiled at has been kicker. After the long careers of Jason Hanson and Eddie Murray, two of the most reliable kickers of all time, the Lions got used to great play from...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

10 Greatest Lions in Franchise History

As bad as the Detroit Lions have been for years there has been some great players come through the Motor City. Albeit most come from 1950’s, with the exception of a few very good players, but back in the 50’s the Lions were actually one of the better teams in the NFL. The Lions franchise won the 1952, 1953, and 1957 NFL Championships and were in the playoffs constantly in the...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Who is the Detroit Lions best kick returner of all time?

One thing that the Detroit Lions always seem to excel at is special teams. Special teams do make up the third key element of the game and over the last 20 seasons the Lions rarely had to worry about their kicking game with the likes of Jason Hanson holding down the fort there at a high level and solid punting by a number of others, most recently Sam Martin. The Lions have also had...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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