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Watt could be facing fine, should have been flagged for Staffor…

Watt could be facing fine, should have been flagged for Stafford hit

profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 25, 2012
Late in regulation of Thursday’s game between the Texans and the Lions, Houston defensive end J.J. Watt put his helmet into the chest of Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford.  Watt’s helmet slid up and popped Stafford in the chin. During Friday’s e
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  • Saints DT Brodrick Bunkley kicks 49ers OL Alex Boone in the hea…

    Saints DT Brodrick Bunkley kicks 49ers OL Alex Boone in the head, is ejected from game

    yahoo.com Nov 25, 2012
    With all the folderol about whether Ndamukong Suh did or did not kick Matt Schaub in the man-parts during the Houston Texans' overtime win over the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving day, the move that New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley put…
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  • Schwartz had even more reason to know about the red-flag rule

    Schwartz had even more reason to know about the red-flag rule

    profootballtalk.com Nov 25, 2012
    Lost in the red-flag fiasco from Thanksgiving is the fact that Lions coach Jim Schwartz knew about the rule that use of the red-flag when the replay is automatic blocks the review. And here’s further proof that Schwartz knew. As Jay Glazer of FOX pointe
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  • NFL to consider Suh's history during review

    NFL to consider Suh's history during review

    ESPN.com yahoo.com Nov 25, 2012
    NFL executive vice president of football operations Ray Anderson told ESPN on Friday that every form of discipline will be considered against Detriot Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh for his contact with Matt Schaub on Thursday.
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  • Source: Challenge tweak is unlikely in-season

    Source: Challenge tweak is unlikely in-season

    ESPN.com Nov 25, 2012
    The NFL is not expected to change the challenge flag rule that came into play in the Detroit Lions-Houston Texans Thanksgiving Day game this season but is expected to do so this offseason, according to a league official.
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  • Kubiak couldn’t have blocked review by throwing red flag

    Kubiak couldn’t have blocked review by throwing red flag

    profootballtalk.com Nov 25, 2012
    The failure of Lions coach Jim Schwartz to know the rules on Thursday wiped out the replay review of Justin Forsett’s 81-yard I’ve-fallen-and-I-can-get-up touchdown run. The odd dynamics of a bizarre rule have invited some next-level speculation by pl
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  • Video - Parting Shot: Happy Thanksgiving, Lions Fans 00:57

    Parting Shot: Happy Thanksgiving, Lions Fans

    Nov 25
    Israel Gutierrez thinks the NFL may have cost the Lions a trip to the playoffs on a technicality and weighs in on Jim Schwartz's "unsportsmanlike delay."

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