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Burleson not ready to return against Bears

Burleson not ready to return against Bears

ESPN.com Updated Nov 8, 2013
The Detroit Lions will be without their No. 2 wide receiver, Nate Burleson, for at least one more week.
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  • Stafford nears franchise passing mark

    Stafford nears franchise passing mark

    ESPN.com Nov 8, 2013
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Matthew Stafford has been playing in Detroit for four-and-a-half seasons. While this next fact might be a combination of years of franchise ineptitude and a shift in the NFL to pass-favored offenses, he's about to do something no Li…
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  • Bears DE McClellin doubtful against Lions

    Bears DE McClellin doubtful against Lions

    ESPN.com Nov 8, 2013
    Chicago Bears defensive end Shea McClellin is doubtful to play Sunday against the Detroit Lions after he tweaked his hamstring at practice on Thursday during a one-on-one drill.
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  • Lions rookie Darius Slay must trust instincts more, defensive c…

    Lions rookie Darius Slay must trust instincts more, defensive coordinator says

    detnews.com Nov 8, 2013
    Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham still sees plenty of potential from cornerback Darius Slay, but said Friday the rookie needs to trust himself more on the field.
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  • Reggie Bush gets a rest day on Friday

    Reggie Bush gets a rest day on Friday

    profootballtalk.com Nov 8, 2013
    The Lions rested running back Reggie Bush on Friday, multiple media outlets, including the club’s website, reported. According to Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com, resting Bush occasionally could be part of the club’s standard procedure going forward. …
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  • Lions receiver Nate Burleson officially ruled out for Sunday

    Lions receiver Nate Burleson officially ruled out for Sunday

    detnews.com Nov 8, 2013
    'If it was up to me, I'd go out and risk it,' Burleson said Tuesday. 'That's not necessarily the right thing to do. I've been itching to get back on the field but I have to be smart.'
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  • The Playbook: Previewing Cowboys-Saints, Lions-Bears, more Week…

    The Playbook: Previewing Cowboys-Saints, Lions-Bears, more Week 10 games

    CNNSI.com Nov 8, 2013
    Rob Ryan chases redemption and the Bears and Lions seek NFC North supremacy in two of Week 10's biggest matchups.
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  • Four Downs: First Lions, then the division?

    Four Downs: First Lions, then the division?

    ESPN.com Nov 8, 2013
    Jay Cutler is back, the Green Bay Packers are reeling with the loss of Aaron Rodgers to injury, and the Chicago Bears have a chance to take control of the NFC North with a victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. What a difference a week makes in the N…
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  • Lions' Calvin Johnson stretches pregame routine to new level

    Lions' Calvin Johnson stretches pregame routine to new level

    detnews.com Nov 8, 2013
    Yoga has become increasingly popular among NFL players in recent years, Lions cornerback Rashean Mathis said. He's done yoga for the past four or five years and said the Lions strength and conditioning coaches recommend it.
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