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Lions' Ndamukong Suh is No. 3 on Forbes list of most disliked N…

Lions' Ndamukong Suh is No. 3 on Forbes list of most disliked NFL players

detnews.com Updated Oct 21, 2013
Suh, the Lions' star defensive tackle, wasn't at the top of Forbes list of most disliked NFL players, which was unveiled Monday, but he's up near the top, checking in at No. 3.
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  • Week 7 Scoring Summary

    Week 7 Scoring Summary

    lionsgab.com Oct 21, 2013
    Hello Lions fans, week 7 against the Bengals was an exciting one, but disappointing for Detroit fans. This game was filled with big plays, scoring drives, and also mistakes. This past Sunday, the Lions hosted the Cincinnati Bengals in Detroit at Ford Fi…
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  • Lions coach Jim Schwartz admires Jim Leyland's steady hand

    Lions coach Jim Schwartz admires Jim Leyland's steady hand

    detnews.com Oct 21, 2013
    Schwartz is a baseball fan. He's primarily a Baltimore Orioles fan but in his five years in Detroit he has developed a strong admiration and appreciation for Leyland, who stepped down Monday as Tigers manager.
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  • Injuries could leave Lions shorthanded at offensive tackle

    Injuries could leave Lions shorthanded at offensive tackle

    detnews.com Oct 21, 2013
    The Lions were left with one fully healthy offensive tackle after the game Sunday but coach Jim Schwartz said it was still too early to tell if they would have to sign another. 'Potentially, we may have to look for some help,' he said on Monday. 'We jus…
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  • Monday breakdown: So far, Lions defensive line isn't living up …

    Monday breakdown: So far, Lions defensive line isn't living up to the hype

    detnews.com Oct 21, 2013
    After seven games, trends start to emerge in the NFL, and it's fair to begin judging teams for what they've shown. And the defensive line simple is not giving the Lions the production they sorely need.
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  • Schwartz: My fault for not challenging play

    Schwartz: My fault for not challenging play

    ESPN.com Oct 21, 2013
    Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz said ultimately it was his decision not to throw a challenge flag during a potential forward lateral following a blocked field goal in the second quarter of a 27-24 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.
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  • Upon Further Review: Lions Week 7

    Upon Further Review: Lions Week 7

    ESPN.com Oct 21, 2013
    A review of four hot issues from the Detroit Lions' 27-24 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. First major injury issues of the year: And at a spot the Lions can ill afford to have them. Yes, Detroit has had some injury problems at wide receiver with both Na…
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  • Jim Schwartz says officials told him he couldn’t challenge a re…

    Jim Schwartz says officials told him he couldn’t challenge a reviewable play

    profootballtalk.com Oct 21, 2013
    Lions coach Jim Schwartz and the NFL’s replay system go together about as well as oil and water. Last Thanksgiving, Schwartz threw a challenge flag when he shouldn’t have and wound up getting a penalty while wiping out the possibility of a challenge due…
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  • Last-second Lions defeat just the capper of Detroit's lost week…

    Last-second Lions defeat just the capper of Detroit's lost weekend

    detnews.com Oct 21, 2013
    Are you still stinging from the Tigers' Game 6 elimination against the Red Sox Saturday night? Well the sun did rise on Sunday but so did Nugent's field goal, and A.J. Green's vertical, quarterback Andy Dalton's quarterback rating and Dominic Raiola's t…
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  • Video - Vick Most Disliked Player In NFL 03:23

    Vick Most Disliked Player In NFL

    Oct 21
    According to a survey by E-Poll Market Research and released by Forbes.com, Michael Vick is the most disliked person in the NFL. Darren Rovell discusses.
  • Video - GameDay: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Detroit Lions highlights 03:11

    GameDay: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Detroit Lions highlights

    Oct 21
    Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton and Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford both throw for over 350 yards, as the Bengals edge the Lions 27-24 on Sunday.

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    Oct 21
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