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Calvin Johnson to be a Crack of Dawn Game-Time Decision for Week 8

Calvin Johnson to be a Crack of Dawn Game-Decision for Week 8 – Just Lovely!     You’re going to have to get up super early as in the crack of dawn, if you are on the West Coast if you have Detroit Lions’ wide receiver Calvin Johnson on your … The post Calvin Johnson to be a Crack of Dawn Game-Time Decision for Week 8 appeared first on Fantasy Football Chick.
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Is London Ready for a Football Franchise?

This weekend will see the struggling Atlanta Falcons take on the high flying Detroit Lions. It is a big fixture for both these sides, who each need the win. The Falcons are 2-5, but still somehow remain in contention for the NFC South crown. The Lions are leading the way in the NFC North, but only by a tie breaker over the Green Bay Packers.Yet that introduction completely misses...
Via Football Extra Points
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions fans must see these five bold predictions for Week 8

Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin. But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday...
Via cover32 - Lions
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five unexpected players who have come up huge for their teams

I thought it would be interesting to post a list of five players who sort of came from out of no where to really help give their team a better chance to win. The biggest surprise to me has to be Justin Forsett of the Baltimore Ravens.  In the beginning of the season everyone was […] The post Five unexpected players who have come up huge for their teams appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lions Injury Update: Reggie Bush plans to play Sunday in London

The Detroit Lions' running back, Reggie Bush (Ankle), plans to play this Sunday in London, despite missing practices all week, as posted on SI wire.#455876654 / gettyimages.comBush plans to play Sunday even though he didn't practice on Thursday and Friday due to a sprained ankle. Bush told this to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press.The ankle injury has been an ongoing...
Via NFL Injury Report
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Three keys to beating the Falcons in week eight

Set those alarms early, because football begins at 9:30 a.m. ET this Sunday when the Detroit Lions (5-2) and Atlanta Falcons (2-5) kickoff from London’s Wembley Stadium. This matchup will be the second of three NFL games held in London this season. In this edition of the NFL’s International Series, which began in 2007, the Falcons are looking to end a four-game losing streak...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lions Injury Update: Calvin Johnson limited at practice

The Detroit Lions are awaiting the return of star-studded wide receiver Calvin Johnson. He's been out the past two weeks with an ankle injury, but the injury seems to be progressing well recently. #456759292 / gettyimages.comJohnson returned to practice Wednesday for the first time in two weeks. His participation was "limited" during the session, but still, it is...
Via NFL Injury Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Could Calvin Johnson play in Sunday’s Detroit Lions game in London?

On October 5th, Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson suffered a high ankle sprain against the Buffalo Bills and he hasn’t practiced since… until today. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press Johnson was not part of the open field part of practice, but he was a limited participant: “…Calvin Johnson did not take part in the open portion of Detroit Lions practice...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions release player, send him home from London

The NFL really can be a cutthroat business sometimes. Former Detroit Lions running back William Powell knows this full well. As a member of the team’s practice squad, Powell traveled with the Lions from Detroit to London on Monday in order to help them prepare for a game against the Atlanta Falcons. There’s one problem here. Some reshuffling of the roster was needed in order...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions send player home from London after cutting him

There will be no tea or crumpets -- or a job -- in William Powell's immediate future. Per the Detroit Free Press, the Lions on Wednesday released Powell from the practice squad, sending him home from London ahead of Sunday's game against the Falcons. https://twitter.com/davebirkett/status/524888963816120320 Following a nearly eight-hour flight, the Lions landed in London...
Via Helmet2Helmet
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford’s latest (and telling) 1-32 quarterback ranking

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Three things you should know about Corey Fuller

If you missed the Detroit Lions defeating the New Orleans Saints in the final two minutes of last week’s game, you might be unaware that Corey Fuller is the new star in town. Fuller scored a 5-yard touchdown with 1:43 left in the game that gave the Detroit Lions a one point victory. While we forgive those who are still unaware of some of the biggest football news of the weekend...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions to give Rugby Star Jarryd Hayne NFL trial

The Detroit Lions have reportedly emerged as one of six NFL teams interested in Jarryd Hayne, after the player quit the NRL to attempt a career in American football. A recommendation from Detroit running back Reggie Bush has spurned the Lions into action. “He actually looks like an NFL running back,” Bush said. “Looks like he could come play with us tomorrow. He’s fast, strong...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden Tate gives fantastic response to Percy Harvin trade

The Seattle Seahawks let WR Golden Tate walk and test the free agency market without even thinking twice. There were rumors of dissension and locker room incidents between Tate and other members of the team, including WR Percy Harvin and QB Russell Wilson. Lance Zierlein of Sports Talk 790 touched on some of that on Twitter....
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden Tate has funny reaction to Percy Harvin trade

At first glance, the Percy Harvin trade may have come as a surprise, but as details continue to surface, it seems like the Seahawks really didn’t have much of a choice. Harvin, reportedly, was a major distraction in the locker room, even getting in several physical confrontations with teammates. One of those teammates was Golden Tate, who now plays with the Lion, and he subtlety...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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