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NFLPA names five finalists for Byron “Whizzer” White Award

NFLPA names five finalists for Byron “Whizzer” White Award

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 23, 2013
Every year, the NFL Players Association recognizes one of its members with the Byron “Whizzer” White Award.   Named for the late Supreme Court Justice who played for the Steelers (known at the time as the Pirates) and Lions before becoming an intell
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  • Schwartz not concerned about Suh taking a dive

    Schwartz not concerned about Suh taking a dive

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23, 2013
    Of all the things Lions coach Jim Schwartz is going to worry about, having star defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh appear on “Celebrity Diving” does not make the list. Schwartz cracked jokes about Suh’s appearance on the reality show, which apparently i
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  • Jim Schwartz: Young’s tweets weren’t a good idea

    Jim Schwartz: Young’s tweets weren’t a good idea

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23, 2013
    Lions wide receiver Titus Young popped back up on Tuesday with a series of tweets that featured a threat to quit playing football if he didn’t get the ball more often. The Lions haven’t said whether there is still a place on the team for a player who
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  • Rewind'12: Lions penalties

    Rewind'12: Lions penalties

    ESPN.com Jan 23, 2013
    (Another in a series of posts circling back on the 2012 season and some of our preseason themes.) Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz halted one of the training camp practices I covered last summer to, uh, remind players that he would have a low tolerance …
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