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Louis Delmas doesn’t like “injury prone” tag

Louis Delmas doesn’t like “injury prone” tag

profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 20, 2012
Lions safety Louis Delmas doesn’t like being called injury prone. Maybe he knows a better phrase for it, but having missed 12 of the Lions’ last 19 games because of knee problems, his critics have to call him something. “That’s their opinion,” D
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  • Steve Young on Calvin Johnson, Jerry Rice

    Steve Young on Calvin Johnson, Jerry Rice

    ESPN.com Dec 20, 2012
    Steve Young was the San Francisco 49ers' primary quarterback in 1995 when Jerry Rice set the NFL record for receiving yards in a season. As Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson approaches the record -- he is 182 yards away from breaking it -- Young sai…
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  • Blogger Blitz: Matthew Stafford's step back

    Blogger Blitz: Matthew Stafford's step back

    ESPN.com Dec 20, 2012
    No matter what happens over the final two games of the season, the Detroit Lions are headed to their 11th losing season in the past 12 years. So rather than preview Saturday night's game against the Atlanta Falcons, we've commenced a review of their sea…
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  • Video - Preview: Atlanta Falcons vs. Detroit Lions 02:52

    Preview: Atlanta Falcons vs. Detroit Lions

    Dec 20
    NFL Films previews the Week 16 matchup between the Atlanta Falcons and the Detroit Lions.
  • Video - 2012: Best of  Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson 01:47

    2012: Best of Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson

    Dec 20
    Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson broke Jerry Rice's single-season receiving record, and is headed towards 2,000 receiving yards. Relive the best of Megatron's incredible season in this musical tribute.
  • Video - 2012: Best of Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson 01:10

    2012: Best of Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson

    Dec 20
    As Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson heads toward Jerry Rice's single-season receiving record, relive the best of Megatron's incredible season in this musical tribute.

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    Dec 20
    To mark the passing of another eventful year of championships, triumphs and memorable moments, SI.com's writers are remembering the stories they connected to most across the sports landscape in 2012.