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Ex-Lion says no one on the Lions wants to play special teams
profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 1, 2012
The Lions may have the worst kick coverage in NFL history. One former player who covered kicks for the Lions a couple years ago says there’s a reason for that. Zack Follett, who played special teams on the Lions in 2009 and 2010, says that the problem iShare Tweet
After the Detroit Lions' 20-13 loss to the Minnesota Vikings, here are three issues that merit further examination: In defending special teams coordinator Danny Crossman, coach Jim Schwartz rejected the assertion that the Vikings had outschemed them Sun…Share TweetFormer Lions cornerback Aaron Berry agreed to a 2-year deal with the New York Jets, according to a league source.Share Tweet
Report: “Nothing serious” wrong with Cliff Avril’s backprofootballtalk.com Oct 1, 2012Sunday was not a good day for the Lions, but it doesn’t sound like they will need to add a serious injury to defensive end Cliff Avril’s back to the list of things to feel bad about in the wake of their 20-13 loss to the Vikings. Avril left the game iShare TweetCNNSI.com Oct 1, 2012The NFL at the quarter pole: strange days indeed. Cards and Vikings, a combined 7-1. Saints and Lions, a combined 1-7. Rookie quarterbacks Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck are plugging away, playing well, but the best rookie of the first quarter of th…Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Who Can Save The Jets?Oct 1Episode 197: Wendi Nix and Tim Hasselbeck discuss the struggling Jets. Gary "Caveman" Horton breaks down the expectations for the Steelers and the Colts after their bye week. The NFL32 crew discuss the Vikings success and the Lions struggles.
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