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In Garbage Time of Their Fourth Year, Time to Take Stock of May…

In Garbage Time of Their Fourth Year, Time to Take Stock of Mayhew and Schwartz

lionsgab.com Updated Dec 8, 2012
By Matt Tropman The Lions won the game against the Texans on Thanksgiving, but ended up with another mark in the “L” column thanks to a foolish replay rule and Jim Schwartz’ hasty red flag. Nevertheless, the season’s playoff aspirations, which wer
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  • Lions’ Willie Young considered amputation for injured finger

    Lions’ Willie Young considered amputation for injured finger

    profootballtalk.com Dec 8, 2012
    Lions defensive end Willie Young smashed the middle finger of his left hand so badly while making a tackle three weeks ago against the Packers that he talked to doctors about amputating it. “Two weeks ago I was like, ‘Yeah, let’s get rid of it,’”
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  • NFL: Onus on league to deal with guns, drunken driving, domestic issues

    Dec 8
    After another tragic Saturday, the NFL must rethink how it's addressing some of the less discussed issues affecting its brand, Jeffri Chadiha writes.