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Charlie Batch Used To Hand Off To Barry Sanders, That's How Dam…

Charlie Batch Used To Hand Off To Barry Sanders, That's How Damned Old He Is

deadspin.com Updated Dec 3, 2012
Ed Reed threw some shade at Charlie Batch, who was far from elite but at least outplayed Joe Flacco in the Steelers' win in Baltimore. But no one was expecting greatness. Batch just gave more of what he's offered these past 10 years as Pittsburgh's back…
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  • Packers don't expect Nelson to play vs. Lions

    Packers don't expect Nelson to play vs. Lions

    ESPN.com Dec 3, 2012
    The Green Bay Packers are not optimistic that Jordy Nelson will be available for next Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions.
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  • Ryan Broyles has a torn ACL, Titus Young sent home again

    Ryan Broyles has a torn ACL, Titus Young sent home again

    profootballtalk.com Dec 3, 2012
    The Lions have lost two more receivers for the season. Rookie Ryan Broyles is done for the year after tearing the ACL in his right knee during Sunday’s loss to the Colts. The injury came early in the game, leaving the Lions short on active wide receiver
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  • Josh Katzenstein: Lions' devastating defeat overshadows impress…

    Josh Katzenstein: Lions' devastating defeat overshadows impressive individual feats

    detnews.com Dec 3, 2012
    There are certainly plenty of players who deserve blame for the Lions' last-second, 35-33, loss to the Colts Sunday, but some players didn't receive their due because of the final tally.
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  • Colts tackle calls out Suh, Lions for antics

    Colts tackle calls out Suh, Lions for antics

    Ndamukong Suh maintains he's not a dirty player but his actions again have drawn the ire of another opposing player.
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  • Free Head Exam: Detroit Lions

    Free Head Exam: Detroit Lions

    ESPN.com Dec 3, 2012
    After the Detroit Lions' 35-33 loss to the Indianapolis Colts, here are three issues that merit further examination: We've had plenty of offseason discussions about the value of defensive backs relative to pass rush in the NFL's current passing era. A r…
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  • MegatronWatch: 171 yards closer to record

    MegatronWatch: 171 yards closer to record

    ESPN.com Dec 3, 2012
    The Detroit Lions finished Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts without the players who opened the season as their No. 2, No. 3 and No. 4 wide receivers. And still, receiver Calvin Johnson managed to catch 13 passes for 171 yards and a 46-yard t…
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  • Jim Schwartz Ain't Even Mad

    Jim Schwartz Ain't Even Mad

    deadspin.com Dec 3, 2012
    The Colts topped Detroit yesterday thanks to some last-second Andrew Luck magic, and it's the sort of ending one might expect could launch notoriously-volatile Lions coach Jim Schwartz into orbit. Not so, it seems, as Schwartz simply brushed it off with…
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  • John Niyo: Lions' defense drops the ball again

    John Niyo: Lions' defense drops the ball again

    detnews.com Dec 3, 2012
    A year after setting records for their late-game heroics, the Lions are back to setting records for futility. So what gives? "We're not making the plays when they count," Drayton Florence said.
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  • Video - Suh Reportedly Taunts Injured Player 01:08

    Suh Reportedly Taunts Injured Player

    Dec 3
    Ndamukong Suh and Lions teammates reportedly taunted Colts OT Winston Justice after he got injured.
  • Video - GameDay: Indianapolis Colts vs. Detroit Lions highlights 03:23

    GameDay: Indianapolis Colts vs. Detroit Lions highlights

    Dec 3
    The most exciting game of Week 13 went on in Detroit as the Indianapolis Colts emerge victorious with a crazy last-second finish.

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  • Peter King: Crennel, Quinn open up on Chiefs' inspired win with heavy hear…

    Dec 3
    On Sunday morning, I was talking to Joe Linta, the agent for the late Jovan Belcher, about the state of mind that might have made the Chiefs linebacker shoot his live-in girlfriend nine times with his own mother in the house and then, less than an hour …