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Lions’ Willie Young considered amputation for injured finger

Lions’ Willie Young considered amputation for injured finger

profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 8, 2012
Lions defensive end Willie Young smashed the middle finger of his left hand so badly while making a tackle three weeks ago against the Packers that he talked to doctors about amputating it. “Two weeks ago I was like, ‘Yeah, let’s get rid of it,’”
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  • Bears' Brandon Marshall chasing history

    Bears' Brandon Marshall chasing history

    ESPN.com Dec 8, 2012
    Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall is averaging 7.6 receptions per game this season. So with a slightly better-than-average performance Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, Marshall could achieve some hefty milestones with plenty of room to spare.…
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  • NFL: Onus on league to deal with guns, drunken driving, domestic issues

    Dec 8
    After another tragic Saturday, the NFL must rethink how it's addressing some of the less discussed issues affecting its brand, Jeffri Chadiha writes.