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Lions' LaAdrian Waddle makes impression in his first NFL action

Lions' LaAdrian Waddle makes impression in his first NFL action

detnews.com Updated Oct 22, 2013
Waddle didn't do anything to make Lions left tackle Riley Reiff or right tackle Corey Hilliard worry about their starting jobs, but the undrafted rookie proved why he made the 53-man roster in his first NFL action Sunday.
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  • Lions' Corey Hilliard mum on injured knee

    Lions' Corey Hilliard mum on injured knee

    ESPN.com Oct 22, 2013
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Corey Hilliard stood at his locker and at one point, chuckled at all of the questions. The gist of all of them centered around his right knee, the knee he injured in the fourth quarter Sunday in a 27-24 loss to Cincinnati. The knee …
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  • Lions cut Tony Scheffler, sign Barry Richardson

    Lions cut Tony Scheffler, sign Barry Richardson

    The Lions are saying goodbye to a veteran tight end and picking up a veteran offensive lineman. Detroit has released Tony Scheffler, a tight end who has been sidelined the last two weeks with a concussion. Joseph Fauria, the undrafted rookie backup tigh…
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  • Check out the replay of Chris McCosky's Lions chat

    Check out the replay of Chris McCosky's Lions chat

    detnews.com Oct 22, 2013
    The Lions have another big game this week, against the Cowboys. Chris McCosky of The Detroit News talked with readers about in a chat Tuesday.
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  • Dez: I can do whatever Megatron can do

    Dez: I can do whatever Megatron can do

    ESPN.com Oct 22, 2013
    While he has immense respect for Calvin Johnson, Dez Bryant isn't willing to say that "Megatron" will be the best receiver at Ford Field when the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions meet Sunday.
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  • Video - Dallas Hot Button: Dez or Megatron? 01:54

    Dallas Hot Button: Dez or Megatron?

    Oct 22
    NFL Analyst Eric Allen answers this week's Dallas Hot Button: If you were building a team, which WR would you pick; Dez Bryant or Calvin Johnson?
  • Video - Bryant: I'm Best At What I Do 01:50

    Bryant: I'm Best At What I Do

    Oct 22
    Field Yates discusses comments made by Cowboys WR Dez Bryant indicating that he can do anything on the field as well as Lions WR Calvin Johnson.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL teams scrambling for qualified backup QBs

    Oct 22
    Clayton's mailbag: Because of injuries and risky roster decisions, many teams are scrambling to find backup QBs.
  • Don Banks: Decision to start Freeman latest in series of QB missteps aroun…

    Oct 22
    Josh Freeman's epic meltdown Monday night in the Meadowlands was just the latest, and perhaps most ghastly, miscalculation at quarterback this season. Freeman's play was almost mesmerizingly ugly in the 23-7 loss to the previously winless Giants, and mo…
  • The Tuesday Mailbag

    Oct 22
    Three years ago today, I sat in the office of Massachusetts neuropathologist Ann McKee, who studies the brains of deceased former football players to discover the effects of repetitive brain trauma. She showed me slides of cross-sections of brains of fo…