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Geno gets testy over Vick questions

Geno gets testy over Vick questions

profootballtalk.com Updated 5 hours ago
Well, at least he didn’t tell anyone to go f–k himself. Jets quarterback Geno Smith, who lost his cool and yelled a pair of “F” bombs into the stands at the end of Sunday’s loss to the Lions, was in no mood on Wednesday to take questions about a guy who…
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  • Surly Suh in no mood to discuss his future

    Surly Suh in no mood to discuss his future

    ESPN.com 10 hours ago
    Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is in no mood to discuss his future with Lions.
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  • Calvin Johnson feeling better, ready to face off with Jim Schwa…

    Calvin Johnson feeling better, ready to face off with Jim Schwartz

    profootballtalk.com 11 hours ago
    Lions receiver Calvin Johnson was held to just two catches for 12 yards in Sunday’s game against the Jets, as a sprained ankle had him at far less than 100 percent. But Johnson says this week is different. Johnson told Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free P…
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  • Stephen Tulloch has successful knee surgery

    Stephen Tulloch has successful knee surgery

    ESPN.com 12 hours ago
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Linebacker Stephen Tulloch missed the first game of his career on Sunday when the Detroit Lions beat the New York Jets. Now, he's done with surgery on his torn left ACL as well. The linebacker, who was injured celebrating a sack of …
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  • Lions promote George Winn from practice squad

    Lions promote George Winn from practice squad

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    The Lions lost three running backs to injuries during last Sunday’s victory over the Jets and they made a move on Tuesday to shore up the position ahead of this week’s home date with the Bills. The team has signed running back George Winn off the practi…
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  • Lions plan on promoting George Winn from practice squad

    Lions plan on promoting George Winn from practice squad

    ESPN.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    George Winn caught the attention of the Detroit Lions' coaches during training camp. Now, he’ll be part of the active roster. According to his agent, the Lions will promote the running back to their 53-man roster, a potential indication the Lions will b…
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  • Lions TE injured while potty-training puppy

    Lions TE injured while potty-training puppy

    ESPN.com Sep 29 (2 days ago)
    Joseph Fauria finally explained how he sprained his left ankle, and the story is almost too unbelievable to be true.
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  • National Football League Roundup

    National Football League Roundup

    nytimes.com Sep 29 (2 days ago)
    Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone announced Monday that Kyle Orton will be the team's starting quarterback for this week's game against the Detroit Lions.
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  • Lions' Fauria injured trying to stop Lil' Rufio from urinating …

    Lions' Fauria injured trying to stop Lil' Rufio from urinating inside house

    yahoo.com profootballtalk.com Sep 29 (2 days ago)
    The Detroit Lions officially are the kings of the bizarre injuries. Last year, Nate Burleson broke his arm trying to prevent pizzas from sliding off his car seat. In Week 3, Stephen Tulloch suffered a season-ending torn ACL while celebrating a teammate'…
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  • Lions' defensive wrinkle proves effective

    Lions' defensive wrinkle proves effective

    ESPN.com Sep 29 (2 days ago)
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – It took seven nickel cornerbacks and one defensive wrinkle, but the Detroit Lions appear to have finally found an answer in how to handle the slot on defense. Use two different packages, each geared with different down-and-distan…
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  • Jets cut fourth-round pick Jalen Saunders, sign T.J. Graham

    Jets cut fourth-round pick Jalen Saunders, sign T.J. Graham

    profootballtalk.com Sep 29 (2 days ago)
    The Jets removed fourth-round pick Jalen Saunders from the punt return job after he muffed a punt in the team’s Week Three loss to the Bears and then left him inactive for Sunday’s loss to the Lions. Now they’ve dropped him from the roster altogether. T…
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  • Calvin Johnson expects ankle to continue improving this week

    Calvin Johnson expects ankle to continue improving this week

    profootballtalk.com Sep 29 (3 days ago)
    The Lions had wide receiver Calvin Johnson in the lineup on Sunday, although you’d be forgiven if you didn’t notice. Johnson had just two catches while playing on an injured ankle that curtailed his playing time and kept him as a decoy for much of the a…
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  • Rob Ryan is right: “Nobody’s doing worse than the Ryan brothers…

    Rob Ryan is right: “Nobody’s doing worse than the Ryan brothers”

    profootballtalk.com Sep 29 (3 days ago)
    On Sunday, the Saints defense led by coordinator Rob Ryan and the Jets defense led by head coach Rex Ryan gave up a total of 62 points and 805 yards while forcing zero turnovers in losses to the Cowboys and Lions. The Ryan brothers know they need to do …
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  • Fine coming for Geno’s four-letter fan outburst

    Fine coming for Geno’s four-letter fan outburst

    profootballtalk.com Sep 29 (3 days ago)
    After Sunday’s loss to the Lions, quarterback Geno Smith roared a four-letter word — twice — at a fan who was heckling Smith. This week, Smith will get a letter from the league office informing him that a chunk of salary will be withheld from an upcomin…
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  • Ndamukong Suh flies home without answering NY questions

    Ndamukong Suh flies home without answering NY questions

    profootballtalk.com Sep 29 (3 days ago)
    Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh didn’t address reports of his interest in leaving the team after the season, which stinks on several levels. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Suh did not change in the locker room while reporters …
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  • Stafford, Tate Lead Lions Over Jets 24-17

    Stafford, Tate Lead Lions Over Jets 24-17

    nytimes.com Sep 29 (3 days ago)
    Calvin Johnson ran around a little, made a couple of plays and watched from the sideline a lot more than he's used to.
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  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Bills-Lions 01:01

    NFL Live Prediction: Bills-Lions

    Oct 1
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Buffalo at Detroit.
  • Video - Joseph Fauria Hurt Chasing Puppy 03:54

    Joseph Fauria Hurt Chasing Puppy

    Sep 29
    ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein breaks down the latest on Detroit tight end Joseph Fauria, who injured his ankle chasing after his puppy at his apartment.
  • Video - Jets Fifth Down: Lions, Stafford Too Much For N.Y. 01:05

    Jets Fifth Down: Lions, Stafford Too Much For N.Y.

    Sep 28
    Jane McManus talks about what we learned from the Jets' Week 4 loss to the Lions.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Lions-Jets Recap 02:22

    Sunday Blitz: Lions-Jets Recap

    Sep 28
    Jim Basquil and Ron Jaworski talk about how the Lions managed to beat the Jets even with an injured Calvin Johnson.

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