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WATCH: Detroit Lions RB Reggie Bush Proves He Still Has a Little Fuel Left in the Jets With 86-yard Scamper

Reggie Bush has never been a great runner between the tackles. He's just not the kind of guy that is going to be able to muscle his way through the line. However, if you give him some half-way decent blocking and a little space watch out! The secondary better get ready because he'll be zooming by them in no time.Like he did on this play Friday night against the Jacksonville...
Via FatManWriting
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Ndamukong Suh Flagged For Roughing The Passer Against The Jaguars

It took only 2 preseason games before Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh got his first roughing the passer penalty. He was flagged for absolutely destroying Chad Henne on this play and it’s possible that Suh will get fined for it. [Bro Bible] The post Ndamukong Suh Flagged For Roughing The Passer Against The Jaguars appeared first on Diehardsport.
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WATCH: Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh Makes an Expensive and Stupid Hit on Jaguars QB Blake Bortles

The Detroit Lions knew exactly what they were getting when they drafted Ndamukong Suh-- huge, freaking badass that can absolutely wreck quarterbacks and running backs when he wants to. During his career he has done just that. The only problem is sometimes he does it at a real inopportune moment.Like when the ball is away and its illegal.@SBNationGIF/TwitterHe was flagged for this...
Via FatManWriting
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Lions LIVE on the Web: 8.22.14

Video and photos from Friday's Lions-Jaguars game at Ford Field, including receiver Calvin Johnson and linebacker Tahir Whitehead. ***If multimedia does not appear right away, please click refresh***
Via Fox Sports Detroit
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Final: Detroit Lions 13 – Jacksonville Jaguars 12

The Detroit Lions finished their third preseason game, and it was not too pretty. Even though the Lions snuck away with the win, it was not a very good performance for Detroit.  Matthew Stafford did not show the same accuracy and awareness as he had the previous two games. Reggie Bush had a couple nice runs on the first drive, however one was negated by a Brandon Pettigrew holding...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ndamukong Suh delivers late hit on Chad Henne (GIF)

Detroit Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh delivered a late hit on Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Chad Henne during Friday night's NFL preseason game, knocking him to the ground with a helmet to the chest.Suh received a 15 yard penalty for the late hit.  Suh also has established a pattern of unnecessary roughness against his opponents.  The Lions are trying to become a...
Via Holdout Sports
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Lions fullback leaves the game with a head injury

The Detroit Lions starting fullback and Special Teams ace left the game with a head injury. @NFL_ATL: Lions FB Montell Owens questionable to return with a head injury. Owens is a good blocking back and will likely be cleared to return soon. The team will likely take the concussion protocol. The post Lions fullback leaves the game with a head injury appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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GIF: Reggie Bush Breaks Off 86-Yard TD Run

Reggie Bush and Joique Bell could be one of the better 1-2 punches in the league this year, as they reminded everyone on Friday night against Jacksonville. After a penalty backed Detroit up inside its own five, a couple of Bell runs picked up a first down … and set the table for Bush. The Lions’ speed back then made a nice cut to his right and burst past Jaguars safety Jonathan...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars at Lions Preseason Preview: The Dress Rehearsal

Tonight when the Jag’s come into town, we get to see our first glimpse of what to expect from the Detroit Lions on both sides of the ball. The 3rd game of the preseason is what we all look forward to each year. It’s fun to watch the position battles, but most casual fans are watching NFL games to see the star players not a lot of the practice squad guys. There are quite a lot...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Before drafting you need to see Detroit Lions TE Eric Ebron’s fantasy ranking

Halfway through the preseason, things are starting to come into shape; it’s becoming clearer who is going to flourish, who is going to struggle and who might be soon be replaced. That’s important information heading into fantasy football drafts. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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Lions’ Suh voted as last person NFL players want to fight

Surprise, surprise: The NFL's most feared player is also the one who'd draw the least confrontation. In an ESPN Confidential survey, Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was voted the last person in the league that NFL players would want to get into a fistfight with. Suh received 18 percent of the vote from 82 players polled. Texans defensive end J.J. Watt finished second...
Via Helmet2Helmet
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson is Back

Today is the day, Detroit Lions fans. Calvin “Megatron” Johnson is making his much anticipated football debut of the 2014 preseason. Although you cannot really blame Lions’ head coach Jim Caldwell for sitting Megatron, it will be good to see the Lions’ true offense on the field all at the same time. Calvin Johnson is set to take the field against the Jacksonville Jaguars...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lions DT is the most feared guy in NFL (No one wants to fight him)

Ndamukong Suh is known for his mean, aggressive play and it must be working.  Today ESPN did a study with NFL players on who is the one player they would not want to get into a fist fight with.  Suh won by a big margin.  The post Lions DT is the most feared guy in NFL (No one wants to fight him) appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

New study says the Detroit Lions sell the most expensive beer in the NFL

It’s certainly not easy being a Detroit Lions fan. Their last winning season was in the year 2000 and the team is mired in a 20+ year playoff drought. All that losing is enough to drive a fan to drink, but even that’s not so easy. According to a study by Forbes magazine, the beers on sale at Ford Field are relatively the most expensive in the entire NFL: Aye @Lions, I'm not...
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10 teams that will definitely miss the playoffs doesn’t include Detroit Lions

Right now, everyone is feeling optimistic. Around the NFL, teams like their chances of making something special happen in 2014. In the ultimate wide-open league, where worst-to-first turnarounds are commonplace, virtually every franchise is convinced that this is their year. Of course, they all can’t be right. Only 12 of 32 teams will make the playoffs, meaning 20 franchises will...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can Mikel Leshoure find a role in Detroit Lions' backfield?

Since he led the Detroit Lions with 215 carries, 798 yards and nine rushing touchdowns in 2012, running back Mike Leshoure has had two carries for nine yards in the regular season. Leshoure tumbled down the depth chart and landed in the doghouse of former offensive coordinator Scott Linehan. But under a new coaching regime, Leshoure appears to be getting a second and closer look...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lions’ Nick Fairley blames demotion on eating habits

(Credit: CBS) Detroit Lions defensive lineman Nick Fairley played with the second-string defense last week, and will do so again this week. This isn’t just about getting a message across – Fairley is legitimately not playing well and is out of shape. Fairley is up to 315 pounds from 305, and has reportedly been dragging during practice. Fairley pulled no punches on what the problem...
Via Down and Distance
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Prepare for Most Important Preseason Game

The Detroit Lions are about to play their 3rd preseason game, and it is going to be the last big show from the Detroit Lions first team offense and defense. Players like Reggie Bush and Matthew Stafford are going to have to show that they can put together a few consistent drives in a row. Oh yeah, and it will be the first appearance of Calvin “Megatron” Johnson, in 2014. The...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nick Fairley’s ‘eating habits have got in the way these past two weeks’

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley has reportedly become a shell of his former self. Ok, more like a taco shell filled with a lot of meat and all the fixings. The once serviceable Fairley has been relegated to backup status for a second straight week, playing second fiddle to journeyman C.J. Mosley. “My eating habits have got in the way these past two weeks,” Fairley...
Via Low Brow Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Calvin Johnson expresses curiosity over new role on team

Detroit Lions’ star wide receiver Calvin Johnson is curious about his new role as he begins his first season in Joe Lombardi’s new offensive scheme. Calvin Johnson curious about role in Lions' new offense: Calvin Johnson will hit the field for his first … http://t.co/YD74m9Tqsb #NFL — NFL Fanzone (@NFLFANZONE) August 21, 2014 Megatron enters his eighth year having worked...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Training camp losers

Having already discussed the “winners” of training camp, it’s only appropriate to look at those who can be considered the “losers” of camp for the Detroit Lions. Training camp ended last Wednesday, and the Lions have a few guys that haven’t lived up to expectations. These guys are the ones who are not capitalizing on their opportunities to prove they can contribute at...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Nick Fairley Wants his Starting Job Back

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley is at least realistic with himself. He admittedly let himself go this offseason, putting on a few extra pounds which helped lead to his benching. The former first round pick isn’t satisfied with being a bench player however, and seems determined to develop into the player the Lions thought they were getting in 2011. “Really what I plan...
Via Standing O Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Preseason preview week 3

The regular season is only 2 weeks away and teams are preparing for their final player selections on the 53-man roster. The Detroit Lions will face the Jacksonville Jaguars, a team that went 4-12 last year but have been 1-1 so far this preseason. The Lions are coming off a loss to the Oakland Raiders, matching their preseason record with the Jaguars at one win and one loss. The game...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford moves up in 1-32 starting QB rankings

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

Ndamukong Suh says Nick Fairley can be better than him

After being demoted from his starting job on Monday, Nick Fairley still has the confidence of his fellow Pro Bowl teammate Ndamukong Suh (Credit: USATSI) After showing up to training camp overweight, the Detroit Lions demoted defensive tackle Nick Fairley from his starting position. Fairley, who showed up to camp at 308 pounds, weighed 315 pounds on Monday when the Lions demoted...
Via Down and Distance
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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