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Israel Idonije: Ideal swing DL for Lions

Israel Idonije: Ideal swing DL for Lions

The best thing we can say about Israel Idonije is that he has been equally effective as a defensive end and a defensive tackle during his career. That makes him a pretty ideal swing player for a Detroit Lions defensive line that has undergone a signific…
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  • Lions’ Ron Bartell: Broken neck didn’t change how I play

    Lions’ Ron Bartell: Broken neck didn’t change how I play

    profootballtalk.com Jun 25, 2013
    Lions cornerback Ron Bartell suffered a broken neck in the first game of the 2011 season and has managed to play in just seven games since then. But Bartell says health concerns won’t change how he plays. The two fractured vertebrae ended Bartell’s 2011…
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  • Lions' Calvin Johnson repeats as top-10 player in NFL

    Lions' Calvin Johnson repeats as top-10 player in NFL

    detnews.com Jun 25, 2013
    For the second year in a row, Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson will be among the top 10 players on the NFL's 'The Top 100 Players of 2013.'
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