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Lions’ Raiola calls Suh’s fine “ridiculous”

Lions’ Raiola calls Suh’s fine “ridiculous”

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated Oct 18, 2013
Lions center Dominic Raiola was forced to pay a financial penalty recently, but what really has Raiola angry is the latest fine paid by his teammate, Ndamukong Suh. Raiola sounded off on the NFL’s decision to fine Suh $31,500 for a hit on Cleveland’s Br…
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  • N.F.L. Roundup: Receiver for Falcons Will Miss First Game

    N.F.L. Roundup: Receiver for Falcons Will Miss First Game

    nytimes.com Oct 18, 2013
    Roddy White, a four-time Pro Bowl selection and Atlanta’s career-leading receiver, was one of three starters listed as out on Friday’s injury report.
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  • Quentin Groves not fined for roughing Matthew Stafford

    Quentin Groves not fined for roughing Matthew Stafford

    profootballtalk.com Oct 18, 2013
    Late in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game, with the Lions leading 24-17, Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford threw a third-down incompletion. But the Browns’ celebration was short-lived because Cleveland linebacker Quentin Groves was flagged for roug…
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  • Lions defense looks to tackle big-play problem

    Lions defense looks to tackle big-play problem

    detnews.com Oct 18, 2013
    Despite several big plays in the first few weeks, the Lions won all four games. Moving forward, though, preventing the game-breaking plays will be key for the defense.
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  • Lions: Bell questionable, Johnson probable

    Lions: Bell questionable, Johnson probable

    ESPN.com Oct 18, 2013
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- White gauze and tape covered the left ribs of Detroit Lions running back Joique Bell on Friday afternoon as he spoke to the media. Well, kind of spoke to the media. Instead of answering questions about his availability on Sunday aga…
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  • Calvin Johnson listed as probable this week

    Calvin Johnson listed as probable this week

    There will be no Calvin Johnson watch this week. The Lions wide receiver, recovering from a sore knee that cost him a game and made him a game-time decision last week, appears to have recovered nicely. The Lions are listing him as probable for Sunday’s …
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  • Undrafted TE Fauria slipped through the cracks, but Lions caugh…

    Undrafted TE Fauria slipped through the cracks, but Lions caught him

    detnews.com Oct 18, 2013
    Cary Conklin's initial reaction when he first saw Joseph Fauria on a football field was shock. This is the story of how Fauria, a touchdown-producing tight end who stands just a fingernail short of 6-foot-8, slipped through the draft and ended up with t…
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  • Practice report: Lions remain fairly healthy

    Practice report: Lions remain fairly healthy

    ESPN.com Oct 18, 2013
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Lions receiver Calvin Johnson reported for his third straight day of practice and running back Theo Riddick practiced for the first time since suffering a concussion against Green Bay almost two weeks ago. Oh, and while he wasn't ac…
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  • Morning Roar: Notes on the practice squad

    Morning Roar: Notes on the practice squad

    ESPN.com Oct 18, 2013
    Good morning and ROOOOARRR!!!! The Detroit Lions have made a flurry of practice-squad moves this week, releasing Patrick Edwards from the 53-man roster, signing him to the practice squad, releasing running backs Shaun Chapas and Steven Miller and bringi…
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Cincinnati Bengals vs. Detroit Lions 03:56

    'Playbook': Cincinnati Bengals vs. Detroit Lions

    Oct 18
    Can the Cincinnati Bengals offensive line hold off the impressive Detroit Lions front seven? The guys discuss the battle in the trenches and the play of Lions tight end Joseph Fauria.

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