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Lions suspend CJ Mosley, send him home from London

The Detroit Lions announced on Saturday that defensive tackle CJ Mosley has been suspended for two weeks for conduct detrimental to the team. As a result, he has been sent home from London and will not be in attendance for Detroit’s game against the Atlanta Falcons at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. The Lions would not...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Lions suspend CJ Mosley, send him home from London

Tim Twentyman reports that the Lions have suspended DT C.J. Mosley for two weeks for conduct detrimental to the team and a violation of team rules. Twentyman adds that Mosley was sent home from London earlier today. Detroit placed Mosley on the reserve/suspended list and signed S Jerome Couplin from their practice squad to take his roster spot. Mosley, 31, is in the final...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Fantasy Football Start or Sit Running Backs Week 8

Check out These Fantasy Football Start or Sit Running Backs for Week 8 Which Fantasy Football running backs should start or sit on your bench in Week 8? Start’Em: Joique Bell, Detroit Lions Bell has a sweet matchup in Week 8 so make sure he’s starting against Atlanta’s horrible rush … The post Fantasy Football Start or Sit Running Backs Week 8 appeared first on Fantasy Football Chick.
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Rewind: Detroit Lions debatable Power Rankings spot, Manziel’s hot GF, more

We’re more than a third of the way into the NFL season and we’re getting an idea of who the contenders are and who the pretenders are. Below you’ll find the best cover32 columns from the past week to catch you up on anything you may have missed. Enjoy Week 8! National Columns • Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the NFL stack up after Week 7 (READ) • QB Ratings: Ranking...
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Detroit-area sports bars open for early kickoff

Some of us will barely make it out of bed for this Sunday’s 9:30 Detroit Lions kickoff as they take on the Atlanta Falcons in London. If you’re like me though, you’re more excited for this game than Michigan/Michigan State and want to do something special to honor the event before the bye week. But where to go? Detroit staples like Hockeytown Cafe, Nemos, and Bookies won...
Via The Majors Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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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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
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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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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
1 day 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...
2 days 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
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
3 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. Following a nearly eight-hour flight, the Lions landed in London...
Via Helmet2Helmet
3 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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3 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...
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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