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Concussions end season for Lions’ Amari Spievey

Concussions end season for Lions’ Amari Spievey

profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 17, 2012
Lions safety Amari Spievey is done for the season because of a concussion, and given Spievey’s history, questions are already being raised about whether his career could be in jeopardy. The Lions announced today that they have placed Spievey on injured
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  • Jerry Green: On Thanksgiving Day 50 years ago, Detroit Lions st…

    Jerry Green: On Thanksgiving Day 50 years ago, Detroit Lions stuffed the Packers

    detnews.com Nov 17, 2012
    Over the past half-century plus five - since'57 and the last championship won by the Detroit Lions - one victory should be recalled as the most gallant in all that time.
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  • Saturday update: Drayton Florence ready

    Saturday update: Drayton Florence ready

    ESPN.com Nov 17, 2012
    A few Saturday afternoon updates before starting the trek to Detroit: The Detroit Lions have activated cornerback Drayton Florence from short-term injured reserve and created a roster spot by placing safety Amari Spievey (concussion) on injured reserve.…
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  • Lions continue to confound themselves with slow starts

    Lions continue to confound themselves with slow starts

    profootballtalk.com Nov 17, 2012
    Raise your hand if you understand the Lions. OK, no hands. There might not be a more mystifying team in the league, as they present a series of indications they can be good, while consistently failing to get there. The Lions are one of three teams in th…
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  • Castellanos adapting to life in the outfield

    Castellanos adapting to life in the outfield

    MLB.com Nov 17, 2012
    Tigers prospect Nick Castellanos is the epitome of what scouts term a "projectable" player. He's a good player right now, but he's likely to be a very good player with experience and physical maturity.
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