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Lions claim cornerback Pat Lee, cut Alphonso Smith Updated Nov 12, 2012
As the Lions continue to play musical chairs in the secondary, they’ve made yet another move at cornerback. Pat Lee, who started seven games at cornerback for the Raiders this year but was surprisingly cut on Saturday, has been claimed off waivers by th
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  • Josh Katzenstein: Support players can't deliver for Lions when they need it most Nov 12, 2012
    Stars like Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson can only take a team so far, and the Lions can afford to take some tips from the Vikings - who beat them 34-24 Sunday - on how to win games against quality foes.
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  • Free Head Exam: Minnesota Vikings Nov 12, 2012
    After the Minnesota Vikings' 34-24 victory over the Detroit Lions, here are three issues that merit further examination: I didn't intend to dismiss tailback Adrian Peterson's 171-yard performance by noting that most of it came in the fourth quarter, lon…
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  • Lions question hits on Calvin Johnson, Chris Houston Nov 12, 2012
    The Lions were hoping to get back on the happy side of .500 with a win over the Vikings on Sunday, but it was not meant to be. Minnesota won 34-24 to improve to 6-4 and bolster their playoff chances, a result that the Lions feel they tried to get by int…
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  • Free Head Exam: Detroit Lions Nov 12, 2012
    After the Detroit Lions' 34-24 loss to the Minnesota Vikings, here are three issues that merit further examination: After falling behind early once again, the Lions have now been outscored 53-28 in the first quarter of their games this season and 107-75…
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  • Rick Spielman: I’m not the anonymous G.M. who ripped the Lions Nov 12, 2012
    On multiple occasions this season, the Lions - and particularly center Dominic Raiola - have taken issue with reports citing an anonymous NFL general manager ripping the team. Whoever that anonymous general manager was, Vikings G.M. Rick Spielman says
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  • Video - GameDay: Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings highlights 01:32

    GameDay: Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings highlights

    Nov 12
    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson continues his comeback tour, rushing for 171 yards as the Vikings knock off the Detroit Lions 34-24.