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Cornelius Washington was surprised by being healthy scratch before Lions' bye

Cornelius Washington was surprised by being healthy scratch before Lions' bye

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Lions injury updates: Glover Quin returns to practice; Golden Tate, Greg Robinson sidelined

The Lions appear to be a little healthier coming into the bye. The Detroit Lions entered the bye week hobbled and defeated after a costly loss to the New Orleans Saints. Monday they emerged from the break, and we got our first look at how serious some of their injuries may have been. Let’s start out with the good news. Despite a very serious-looking concussion suffered in the second half of the Saints game, Glover Quin returned to practice on Monday. As pointed out by Nate Atkins of MLive,...

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Detroit Lions have clear path to divisional title

Despite not having been crowned divisional champs since 1993, the Detroit Lions have a real chance of winning the NFC North this season. Let’s be honest here. The Detroit Lions are likely the most talented 3-3 team in the NFL. An argument could be made that this team could easily be 5-1 and be sitting […] Detroit Lions have clear path to divisional title - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Lions activate Khyri Thornton, waive Brad Kaaya

Quarterback Brad Kaaya returned to the Lions after being waived by the Panthers last week, but his stay on the active roster was a brief one. The Lions announced on Monday that Kaaya is back on waivers. The Lions needed to make room for the return of defensive tackle Khyri Thornton to the 53-man roster. [more]

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Lions activate DT Khyri Thornton, waive Brad Kaaya

Khyri Thornton has re-joined the active roster after serving his six-game suspension. With the bye week now officially in the rearview mirror, the Detroit Lions are getting prepared for Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. In order to get their roster in game-shape, the Lions made a move on Monday, adding defensive tackle Khyri Thornton to the active roster while waiving Brad Kaaya to make room. Thornton has now completed his six-game suspension for violating the league’s...

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Tim Twentyman

KEY QUESTIONS: Where do Lions stand coming off the bye?

Tim Twentyman covers all the key questions from Jim Caldwell's Monday press conference.

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Detroit Lions report card: Weeks 1-6

A look at how the Lions have performed before their bye week. Monday morning usually means it’s time to grade how the Detroit Lions performed on Sunday, but since the Lions didn’t play this week, there is no performance to grade. However, I’ve got an itchy grading finger today and my red marker is feeling a little underappreciated. So instead of grading a single performance, let’s take a look at how the Lions team has performed as a whole over their first six games. Quarterback:...

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THE DAILY DRIVE: Rookie RB Green playing his part for Lions

What the Lions need to do to become a playoff team Michael Rothstein – ESPN.com October 23, 2017 Film breakdown: Lions' run game is a predictable mess Scott Bischoff – The Athletic October 23, ...

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Week 8 NFC North standings: Lions fall 1.5 games back

Though there is still one game left before Week 7 is completely in the books, the NFC North table is set for Week 8. The Detroit Lions sat back this week and watched as thing unfolded on Sunday. After the Week 7 dust settled, here’s how the Black and Blue division stands after seven week.s Minnesota Vikings (5-2) (2-1 in division) Green Bay Packers (4-3) (1-1) Detroit Lions (3-3) (1-0) Chicago Bears (3-4) (0-2) Minnesota entered Week 7 atop the NFC North by way of their head-to-head...

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What the Lions need to do to become a playoff team

What the Lions need to do to become a playoff team

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Mike O'Hara

O'HARA'S MONDAY COUNTDOWN: Where the Lions need to improve

This week's Monday Countdown looks at what the Lions have to do better to make a run in the NFC North.

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Waiver Wire Alert: Tight-end streamers should look at Detroit Lions Darren Fells

With wide receiver Golden Tate’s arm in a sling over the Detroit Lions bye week, the Lions will need someone to step up and handle the over-the-middle pass catching duties. Insert tight end Darren Fells. That’s right, don’t expect a sudden surge in production from maligned tight end Eric Ebron. He has only had one game where he’s caught more than two passes, not to mention he only has one touchdown on the year. He has only had one quality start this year, and that was in Week 2...

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Defensive stat ties Detroit Lions to Super Bowl contenders

The Detroit Lions have been a turnover machine on defense so far this year. Will that translate to postseason success for the Motor City? The bye week couldn’t have come at a better time for the Detroit Lions. Having lost three of their four games prior to Week Seven’s break, the Lions needed the extra […] Defensive stat ties Detroit Lions to Super Bowl contenders - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Simultaneous possession in end zone works out for Seahawks again

There weren’t any replacement officials on the field and Golden Tate is on a bye week with the Lions, but it was hard not to think about Tate, replacement officials and all the rest of the things involved in the 2012 game between the Seahawks and Packers in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game between [more]

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The NFC North is up for grabs, and it's going to be ugly

The NFC North is up for grabs, and it's going to be ugly

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Detroit Lions: Remaining schedule has favorable matchups

Injuries are piling up, but the Detroit Lions made it through their toughest games 3-3. Things will get easier if they get healthy and keep it that way. One thing is for certain, the Detroit Lions should never be counted out of a game. Matthew Stafford has done a phenomenal job orchestrating game winning drives […] Detroit Lions: Remaining schedule has favorable matchups - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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2017 Week 7 Detroit Lions rooting guide

Your complete guide on who to root for in Week 7. The Detroit Lions are relaxing in their respective homes today, and despite their two-game skid, they remain in the conversation for the playoff race. So even though the regular season still has over two full months left, it’s time to start keeping a close eye on those standings. While you’re watching all of the games Week 7 has to offer, consider rooting for these teams, as they could be crucial down the stretch. Must watch games: ...

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Tim Twentyman

TWENTYMAN: 5 players who impressed

Tim Twentyman takes a look at five standout players through the first six games of the season.

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Mike O'Hara

O'HARA: Breaking down the remaining games

Mike O'Hara takes a look at how the Lions match up in the remaining 10 games in order, and their win probability in each game.

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