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Lawrence Jackson among Vikings’ cuts

Lawrence Jackson among Vikings’ cuts

profootballtalk.com Updated Aug 26, 2013
As the Vikings make their way down toward the 75-man roster limit, defensive end Lawrence Jackson has lost his job. Jackson, a former first-round pick of the Seahawks who played the last three years for the Lions, was released by Minnesota today. Althou…
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  • Three-way battle for Lions' right tackle spot going down to wir…

    Three-way battle for Lions' right tackle spot going down to wire

    Jason Fox, along with Corey Hilliard and rookie LaAdrian Waddle, are waiting for the coaches to decide which of them will be the starting right tackle in the regular season opener against the Vikings.
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  • LB Chris White, acquired for Thaddeus Young, ready for shot wit…

    LB Chris White, acquired for Thaddeus Young, ready for shot with Lions

    detnews.com Aug 26, 2013
    Nothing like making your debut against your old running mates, as White will do Thursday when the Lions play the Bills. 'That's going to be pretty crazy,' he said.
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  • Lions' Ziggy Ansah, Ndamukong Suh, Calvin Johnson still not pra…

    Lions' Ziggy Ansah, Ndamukong Suh, Calvin Johnson still not practicing

    The Lions' injury situation remained much the same as it was on Sunday, meaning it was pretty much a mystery, with coach Jim Schwartz not divulging any information or updates on the 10 players who were held out or were limited at practice Monday.
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  • Pats' Amendola practices after missing game

    Pats' Amendola practices after missing game

    ESPN.com Aug 26, 2013
    Receiver Danny Amendola, who was held out of practices last week and didn't play in the New England Patriots' 40-9 preseason loss to the Detroit Lions, returned to practice Monday.
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  • Louis Delmas satisfied mentally after his preseason debut

    Louis Delmas satisfied mentally after his preseason debut

    profootballtalk.com Aug 26, 2013
    The Lions have managed safety Louis Delmas‘ practice time closely all summer in hopes of keeping Delmas and his balky left knee on the field as much as possible during the season. While that hasn’t meant a lot of reps for Delmas with his teammates, it d…
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  • Lions safety Tyrell Johnson earns coach's praise, probable spot…

    Lions safety Tyrell Johnson earns coach's praise, probable spot on team

    detnews.com Aug 26, 2013
    Johnson has given himself a real chance of making the Lions 53-man roster. Last week against the Patriots, he was one of the gunners on the first punt and kickoff teams. He played' special teams snaps and 30 snaps in the secondary.
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