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7 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Injuries, mistakes already mounting for Lions

Susana Pereda, left, support specialist, and product specialists Christopher Jorge, and Marcella Salem, right, demonstrate the birth simulator "Victoria" that is used for healthcare education. "> Susana Pereda, left, support specialist, and product specialists Christopher Jorge, and Marcella Salem, right, demonstrate the birth simulator "Victoria" that is used for healthcare education.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Nate Freese, NFL Players, Nevin Lawson, Chris Houston, Matthew Stafford

12 hrs ago | SidelionReport

Detroit Lions Week 2 PFF Grades: The Offensive Line Played Well?

Aug 22, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions offensive line lines up against Jacksonville Jaguars defensive line during the second quarter at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports If you are not aware by now, Pro Football Focus is a website dedicated to grading NFL players' individual performances based on in depth review of every snap of every game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Stephen Tulloch, Nick Fairley, Rashean Mathis, DeAndre Levy

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Carolina Panthers

Game balls: Panthers vs. Lions

"When I get my chance, I'm going to go all-out," Addison said. "We all have a role on this team, and everybody's role is important.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Nate Freese, Joique Bell, NFL Players, Mario Addison, Carolina Panthers

WHTC

Lions Falter, Tigers Get Big Win, Cubs and Sox Fall

The Lions new coach, Jim Caldwell, saw his team commit two fumbles and an interception Sunday afternoon, in a loss to the Carolina Panthers, 24-7. Calvin Johnson was overzealous in the end zone, dropping what could have been a touchdown in the end zone.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Nate Freese, NFL Players

MLive.com

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford bemoans coming up short on critical interception

Hanging tough on the road against the Carolina Panthers, the offense took over near midfield early in the fourth quarter after the defense forced a three-and-out and return man Jeremy Ross' juked his way to a 14-yard return. Quarterback Matthew Stafford saw an opportunity to take a shot, and on the first snap of the series he launched a bomb deep down the center of the field to All-Pro wide receiver Calvin Johnson.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Jeremy Ross, Carolina Panthers

The Wichita Eagle

Caldwell: No rash decisions on replacing K Freese

Freese missed a pair of 49-yard field goals in the first half Sunday, setting the tone for a mistake-filled day for the Detroit Lions in a 24-7 loss to the Carolina Panthers. "We certainly don't want to make any rash decisions or judgments right after ballgames are over with," Caldwell said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Carolina Panthers, NFL Players, Jeremy Ross, Devin Taylor, Matthew Stafford

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Caldwell: No rash decisions on replacing K Freese

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton scrambles as Detroit Lions defensive end Jason Jones pursues during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football, Detroit Lions, Antoine Cason, NFL Players, Kawann Short, Charles Johnson

Rant Sports

Even in Losing Effort, Matthew Stafford Seems Destined to Become a Star

The 2009 NFL No. 1 overall pick has, for the part, always been a good quarterback for the Detroit Lions .

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, NFC, NFC North, Golden Tate

Alabama Live

Will 'Donkey Kong Suh' remark come back to haunt Cam Newton against Detroit Lions?

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh helps defensive end Ziggy Ansah take down New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning during the second quarter of an NFL game in Detroit on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley, Cam Newton

Anchorage Daily News

NFL Week 2: Falcons, Lions, and Eagles try to take off on the road

Week 1 of the National Football League's 2014 season is in the books and the takeaways from NFL talking heads and writers are hot as ever. Amid the narrative, one thing is clear from the first week: The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks are every bit as good as we thought they would be.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Falcons, NFL Football, Detroit Lions, Boston College NCAA, Boston College Eagles NCAA Football, NCAA Sports, NCAA Football, Luke Kuechly, Matt Ryan, NFL Players

Detroit Free Press

Free Press columnist predict today's Lions-Panthers game

Detroit Lions Calvin Johnson scores a touchdown the New York Giants Antrel Rolle during first quarter action on Monday, September 8, 2014 at Ford Field in Detroit. / Kirthmon F. Dozier/DFP * Lions 30, Panthers 28 : I'll go with the Lions after they showed the ability to clean up sloppy play midway through Monday's game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Carolina Panthers, Kelvin Benjamin, Greg Hardy

Sat Sep 13, 2014

BleacherReport

Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 2: Debating Difficult Fantasy Football Lineup Decisions

It wouldn't make sense to deeply analyze certain questions. You would make a lot of people very angry if you began doing a full study of whether it would benefit you more to go with paper or plastic at the grocery store, for example.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Players, J.J Watt, Reggie Bush

MLive.com

Detroit Lions rookie Nevin Lawson officially tabbed a starter, will face old high school...

Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell confirmed that Nevin Lawson will replace Bill Bentley in the nickel Sunday against the Carolina Panthers. Lawson faced Carolina rookie wideout Kelvin Benjamin when both were high-schoolers in South Florida.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Nevin Lawson, NFL Players, Utah State University NCAA, NCAA Sports, Utah State Aggies NCAA Football, Bill Bentley, NCAA Football

Rant Sports

5 New York Giants Players Destined To Fail In Week 2

The New York Giants looked awful in Week 1 against the Detroit Lions, and they might be in for a long 2014 season if their performance was indicative of what we shall see from the team going forward. The Arizona Cardinals are undoubtedly a bad matchup for the Giants.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New York Giants, Larry Donnell, Rashad Jennings, NFL Players, Detroit Lions

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Detroit News

predictions: Lions vs. Panthers

Josh Katzenstein, Rod Beard, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News offer their expert opinions on the outcome of the Lions-Panthers game: Josh Katzenstein: The Lions' offense looked great in Week 1, but the Panthers won't use single coverage on Calvin Johnson like the Giants did. Carolina's strong front seven will test an offensive line that could have undrafted rookie Cornelius Lucas at right tackle, and Cam Newton will give the Lions problems.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, DeAndre Levy, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Cornelius Lucas, Carolina Panthers

Detroit News

Tackle Caraun Reid swapping praying for preying on Lions opposition

Sure, the Lions rookie defensive tackle played in four exhibitions, but the Week 1 victory over the Giants was the first real NFL game he's witnessed. 'My dad's a bishop,' Reid said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Caraun Reid, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh, Princeton University NCAA, NCAA Sports, Princeton Tigers NCAA Football, NCAA Football

Albany Times Union

Lions WR Johnson will test Panthers new secondary

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is stopped by New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the in Detroit, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Carolina Panthers, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, James Ihedigbo, Reggie Bush

Silicon Alley Insider

NFL Week 2: Our Official Predictions For Who Wins This Weekend

But, my goodness has this been a bad week for the NFL. Roger Goodell clearly botched the Ray Rice investigation.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ray Rice, NFL Players, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Matthew Stafford, Eli Manning, Cam Newton

Detroit News

Speedy Corey Fuller gives Lions 'secret weapon' as deep threat

At wide receiver, the Lions have Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate. At running back, they have Joique Bell and Reggie Bush.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Golden Tate, Corey Fuller, NFL Players, Ryan Broyles, Kevin Ogletree

BleacherReport

Fantasy Football Week 2: Updated Rankings for Sunday's Action

Week 2 of the fantasy football season is upon us, and it's once again time to break down the updated rankings for Sunday's marquee action. McCoy and Calvin Johnson are must-start players every week, there are other players on the cusp of deserving a spot in your lineup.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, San Diego Chargers, Victor Cruz, New York Giants, Carolina Panthers

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