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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 tUpvote Share Tweet
Gibson makes Hall cases for Morris, TrammellMLB.com Updated Dec 4, 2012D-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.Upvote Share TweetA Mobile municipal judge has dismissed a misdemeanor marijuana charge against Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley.Upvote Share Tweet
Lions call up Kris Durham from practice squadWhen 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 rosterUpvote Share TweetLions 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Lions think Calvin Johnson could top 2,000 receiving yardsLions 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 LinehanUpvote Share Tweet
Bob Wojnowski: The heat is on Lions coach Jim Schwartz, GM Martin Mayhewdetnews.com Updated Dec 4, 2012The 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.Upvote Share Tweet
No Punishment For SuhDec 4Lions DT Ndamukong Suh will not be punished by the NFL for his actions in Sunday's game against the Colts.
Don Banks: Costly losses give Ravens, Bears something to worry about in ra…Dec 4Week 13 in the NFL had its requisite amount of 16 losers -- and, yes, we know the Rams and 49ers nearly tied once again -- but nobody in the league lost more ground than the Bears and Ravens, both of whom were upset at home on Sunday by six-win teams, d…
Peter King: Behind star trio, rookie QB class playing beyond its years; ma…Dec 4LANDOVER, Md. -- "It's all being ready to play at a younger age,'' Robert Griffin III said early this morning, putting those crazy striped socks on at his locker at FedEx Field. "I mean, look at how [South Carolina defensive end] Jadeveon Clow…
Clayton mailbag: Most disappointing teams of 2012Dec 4Before each season, experts try to pick the surprise teams. But these teams surprised us by being disappointing, writes John Clayton.
Peter King: RGIII helps overcome Giants as Redskins gain ground in NFC Eas…Dec 4LANDOVER, Md. -- A few minutes after Washington's 17-16 victory over the Giants on Monday night made the NFC East a competition instead of a rout with four games to play, the raucous crowd of 80,000 at FedEx Field couldn't get enough of its hero. "…