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Detroit expects to get Louis Delmas back after the bye Updated Oct 6, 2012
The Lions continue to struggle on defense, with no interceptions through four games.  When they return from their annual week off, there’s reason for optimism. Safety Louis Delmas returned to practice before the mandatory bye-week break.  Per a league
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  • DE Neal rejoins Packers after 4-game suspension

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The Green Bay Packers have activated defensive end Mike Neal, who was suspended for the first four weeks of the season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs.
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  • Looking for lives outside football, Jerry Rice and Barry Sanders were brought back to the game by their sons Oct 6, 2012
    Jerry Rice and Barry Sanders did as much to define the modern game of football as anyone, but neither man wanted to be defined by the game after leaving it. For Sanders, the great Detroit Lions running back who retired after the 1998 NFL season with 15,…
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  • Jerry Jones: Cowboys are not dismayed by a 2-2 start Oct 6, 2012
    After an ugly loss to the Bears on Monday night dropped the Cowboys to 2-2, owner Jerry Jones is trying to stay upbeat. Jones said Friday on 105.3 The Fan that while he isn’t exactly thrilled with the way the team has played since the impressive Week On
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  • USA Today Just Couldn't Wait To Troll Braves Fans And Everyone Else About That Call Last Night Oct 6, 2012
    Like the call that handed the Seahawks the win over the Packers two Mondays ago, the ruling in the Braves-Cardinals death match was complex enough to trip up the layman. The call on Golden Tate's "touchdown" could, if you squinted, have been j…
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  • Dirty Laundry: Tips and pass interference Oct 6, 2012
    When it is legal for a defensive player to interfere with an eligible receiver once the ball is in the air? Many of you asked that question this week after referee Walt Anderson overturned a pass interference penalty on the Dallas Cowboys during the Chi…
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