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The Lions forced three turnovers, and their second- and third-string offense moved the ball with ease in the first half as they closed the exhibition season with a 35-13 victory over the Bills Thursday night at Ralph Wilson Stadium.Share Tweet
Observation deck: Lions-BillsESPN.com Aug 29, 2013Reviewing the merciful end of the Detroit Lions' preseason, a 35-13 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Thursday: The biggest news of any preseason finale is whether any prominent players suffered injuries. The Lions suffered no obvious ailments, partly b…Share Tweet
Lions DE Jason Jones banks on bulk to add bite to gameAfter Jones signed with the Lions in March, he decided he could be more productive as his old self, so he started lifting more and taking extra supplements in addition to the big meals at mom's house.Share Tweet
RB Reggie Bush out vs. Bills; Joique Bell starts for LionsCoach Jim Schwartz has decided to give running back Reggie Bush the night off for the Lions' final preseason game against the Bills on Thursday night.Share Tweet
Torii Hunter’s three-run walk-off homer turns a rough day for the Tigers into a spectacular winyahoo.com Aug 29, 2013Here's the thing about the Detroit Tigers: They just have so much going for them that even when two stars falter, they can still pull-off some last-minute magic. Entering Thursday's game against the Oakland Athletics the main storyline was whether their…Share TweetDetroit Tigers star Miguel Cabrera left Thursday afternoon's game against the Oakland Athletics due to discomfort in his abdomen, the team announced.Share TweetMLB.com Aug 29, 2013Max Scherzer has spent weeks insisting that his historic win-loss record is a team accomplishment. His no-decision Thursday might have been his best evidence yet. After he gave up six runs in five frames, his team came back, and Torii Hunter walked Detr…Share Tweet
#NFLRank: Ndamukong Suh is No. 16ESPN.com Aug 29, 2013Let's pick up ESPN's #NFLRank project now that it includes another member of the Detroit Lions. As you recall, the exercise was to rank the NFL's top 100 offensive and top 100 defensive players. Defense 16. Ndamukong Suh Stats & Info: Since his rook…Share TweetThe NFL has reached a tentative $765 million settlement over concussion-related brain injuries among its',000 retired players, agreeing to compensate victims, pay for medical exams and underwrite research.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Aug 29, 2013Browns linebacker Barkevious Mingo resumed running this week for the first time since bruising his lung against the Lions on August 15, but there may not be enough time left for him to rehab the injury before the first week of the regular season. Adam S…Share TweetGood morning and ROARRRRRRRR! It's quite obvious that Detroit Lions rookie Ziggy Ansah won't play in Thursday night's preseason finale at the Buffalo Bills. The big question is whether he'll be ready for Week 1 of the regular season against the Minnesot…Share Tweet
Lions defensive backs critical of possible rule changeThe NFL will begin looking at the possibility of a safety-fueled rule change, but if the league bans hits to knees, a few Lions players worry how it will affect the way they play the game.Share Tweet
Willis lays out to make the grabAug 29Detroit Lions wide receiver Matt Willis makes a great diving grab between two Buffalo Bills safeties for a 39-yard gain.
Leinart intercepted by Mathis in Bills' territoryAug 29Buffalo Bills quarterback Matt Leinart throws his second interception in Thursday's game against the Detroit Lions. This time he is intercepted by Lions cornerback Rashean Mathis.
Edwards' 8-yard touchdown catchAug 29Detroit Lions wide receiver Patrick Edwards takes a screen pass from quarterback Shaun Hill and takes it 8 yards for the touchdown.
Durham's 6-yard touchdown receptionAug 29Detroit Lions wide receiver Kris Durham catches a 6-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Shaun Hill against the Buffalo Bills.
Don Banks: Former players: Devil is in the details with NFL concussion set…Aug 29Don't try telling former NFL players union president Kevin Mawae that Thursday's concussion litigation settlement was an even-handed resolution to the most contentious and significant issue facing the sport as the NFL's 2013 regular season looms.