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ESPN.com Aug 9, 2013New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith injured his right ankle or foot and didn't return Friday night in the team's preseason opener against the Detroit Lions.Share Tweet
Safety Louis Delmas, six other Lions out for exhibition vs. JetsBesides Delmas (knee), cornerback Ron Bartell (shoulder) and receiver Ryan Broyles (knee), will sit. So will cornerbacks Chris Greenwood and Jonte Green and defensive end Isreal Idonije, all nursing hamstring injuries.Share Tweet
Elite Tigers rotation finally running on all cylindersMLB.com Aug 9, 2013With Max Scherzer looking like an AL Cy Young Award candidate, Justin Verlander summoning his old stuff, Anibal Sanchez at full strength, Doug Fister finding his form and even fifth starter Rick Porcello posting a sub-2.00 ERA since the start of July, t…Share Tweet
Avila cleared to play Friday after taking foul tipMLB.com Aug 9, 2013Tigers catcher Alex Avila was cleared to rejoin the team for Friday's series opener against the Yankees after being examined for a possible concussion.Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 9, 2013The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more.Let's have some fun with numbers after the Detroit Tigers' 10-3 win Thursday agai…Share TweetIf the fans are smart — and perhaps bored — they'll tear their eyes away from Megatron and focus on, say, Dylan Gandy. Or tackles Corey Hilliard and Jason Fox. Or — big one here — Riley Reiff.Share Tweet
Lions coach Jim Schwartz isn't worried about tipping hand against JetsExhibition games always present coaches with a tricky balancing act. While you want to rehearse as much of your playbook as you can, try out all the relevant players and personnel packages, you may not want to expose your entire arsenal to future oppone…Share Tweet
Geno Smith InjuredAug 9Geno Smith was injured in the Jets' 26-17 loss to the Lions.
Pre WK 1 Can't-Miss Play: Boost WillisAug 9Detroit Lions wide receiver Matt Willis makes a wonderful touchdown grab on a 15-yard pass from quarterback Shaun Hill.
Havard 'Kickalicious' Rugland's big game for Detroit LionsAug 9Detroit Lions rookie kicker Havard "Kickalicious" Rugland boots a two field goals, including a 50-yarder, in his first taste of NFL action.
Lions force, recover fumbleAug 9Detroit Lions defensive end Devin Taylor sacks New York Jets quarterback Greg McElroy and forces a fumble, which is recovered by Lions defensive end Ronnell Lewis.