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Lions place Titus Young on injured reserve

Lions place Titus Young on injured reserve

profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 4, 2012
Lions coach Jim Schwartz told us Monday that wide receiver Titus Young wouldn’t be playing for the Lions again this season. They made that official on Tuesday, but not in the manner you might assume. Young has been placed on injured reserve, according t
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  • Gibson makes Hall cases for Morris, Trammell

    Gibson makes Hall cases for Morris, Trammell

    MLB.com Dec 4, 2012
    D-backs manager and former World Series hero Kirk Gibson is not shy about the fact he believes former Tigers teammates Jack Morris and Alan Trammell belong in the Hall of Fame.
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  • Lions' Fairley has marijuana charge dropped

    Lions' Fairley has marijuana charge dropped

    A Mobile municipal judge has dismissed a misdemeanor marijuana charge against Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley.
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  • Lions call up Kris Durham from practice squad

    Lions call up Kris Durham from practice squad

    profootballtalk.com Dec 4, 2012
    When he announced that wide receiver Ryan Broyles would miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL and that wide receiver Titus Young was no longer “in the mix” for playing time, Lions coach Jim Schwartz said that the team would have to make a roster
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  • NFL confirms Ndamukong Suh block was legal

    NFL confirms Ndamukong Suh block was legal

    Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh will not be fined for a hit on Colts offensive lineman Winston Justice that caused a concussion on Sunday. The NFL has reviewed the play and determined that Suh delivered a legal block to Justice after a Detroit inte…
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  • Lions think Calvin Johnson could top 2,000 receiving yards

    Lions think Calvin Johnson could top 2,000 receiving yards

    profootballtalk.com Dec 4, 2012
    Lions receiver Calvin Johnson has 1,428 receiving yards this season, putting him on pace to break Jerry Rice’s single-season record of 1,848 yards, set in 1995. But the Lions are eyeing an even bigger number. Detroit offensive coordinator Scott Linehan
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  • Bob Wojnowski: The heat is on Lions coach Jim Schwartz, GM Mart…

    Bob Wojnowski: The heat is on Lions coach Jim Schwartz, GM Martin Mayhew

    detnews.com Dec 4, 2012
    The Lions are built for bursts of promise, not sustained success, not yet. The larger issue is, Schwartz and his coaching staff should've seen it coming. Mayhew should've seen it coming.
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  • Video - No Punishment For Suh 00:29

    No Punishment For Suh

    Dec 4
    Lions DT Ndamukong Suh will not be punished by the NFL for his actions in Sunday's game against the Colts.

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    Dec 4
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    Dec 4
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    Dec 4
    Before each season, experts try to pick the surprise teams. But these teams surprised us by being disappointing, writes John Clayton.
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    Dec 4
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