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Ziggy Ansah's absence at Lions kickoff luncheon fuels the concu…

Ziggy Ansah's absence at Lions kickoff luncheon fuels the concussion speculation

detnews.com Updated Aug 28, 2013
Ansah missed the Lions' last three practices after suffering an apparent injury Saturday. Lions coach Jim Schwartz declined comment multiple times this week when asked if Ansah suffered a concussion.
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  • Kellen Moore takes a big step

    Kellen Moore takes a big step

    ESPN.com Aug 28, 2013
    You weren't alone last summer if you questioned whether Kellen Moore was an NFL-caliber quarterback, let alone if he deserved a spot on a Detroit Lions' roster that seemed primed for a playoff run. Backing the league's decision not to draft him, Moore a…
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  • Report: Lions' Jim Schwartz one of six NFL coaches on hot seat

    Report: Lions' Jim Schwartz one of six NFL coaches on hot seat

    detnews.com Aug 28, 2013
    Schwartz, whose 22-44 in four seasons as Lions field boss, is on the firing line due to the team's woeful 4-12 performance last season, which 'speaks to a schism between talent and results that generally has people looking at the coach,' the report note…
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  • Lions season prediction: 9-7

    Lions season prediction: 9-7

    ESPN.com Aug 28, 2013
    Two years ago, the Detroit Lions won half of their 10 games by one score. In 2012, they lost nine such games. So we are left to decide: Were the Lions lucky in 2011? Or unlucky in 2012? I think the answer lies somewhere in between, and that's why I'm gu…
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  • Morning Roar: More Patrick Edwards talk

    Morning Roar: More Patrick Edwards talk

    ESPN.com Aug 28, 2013
    Good morning and ROARRRRRRRR! At least one guy hasn't given up on Patrick Edwards, the Detroit Lions' buzz-worthy young receiver who hasn't exactly lit up the stat line in the preseason. Veteran Nate Burleson, whose strong comments jump-started the Edwa…
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  • Dominic Raiola remains invaluable leader for Lions

    Dominic Raiola remains invaluable leader for Lions

    detnews.com Aug 28, 2013
    Since Raiola's second season in 2002, he's started'8 games, missing four in 2008. Despite all the losing seasons, criticism of his play and his occasionally brash attitude, Lions coaches and players have trusted Raiola to be available, whether as a…
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