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The Detroit Lions have lost another starter to concussion protocol days before their Thanksgiving game with the Buffalo Bills. Left guard Jonah Jackson did not practice Tuesday for a second straight day and is unlikely to play Thursday because of a brain injury. Jackson was designated as a non-participant on the Lions’ estimated practice report
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — It seemed unlikely this summer. A month ago, it was a pipe dream. But after winning their third straight game Sunday, 31-18 over the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium, the Detroit Lions are starting to look like legitimate playoff contenders. “Hell yeah,” Lions running back Jamaal Williams said when asked
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Asked about the surging play of rookie defensive lineman Aidan Hutchinson this week, Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell spoke Hutchinson’s heroics Sunday into existence. “He wants to be a difference-maker,” Campbell said. “Like, he views himself as somebody like, ‘I can change the game. Like I can do that.’ And so
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The Los Angeles Chargers were mulling a kicker change early in the 2018 season when they brought Michael Badgley in for a workout. Perennially snake-bitten at the position, the Chargers had gone through an especially excruciating five-game stretch where Caleb Sturgis had missed four extra points and three field goals while dealing with a quad
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Free Press sports writers predict the Detroit Lions’ game vs. the New York Giants on Sunday at Metlife Stadium (1 p.m., Fox): Dave Birkett The Lions have won two straight by taking advantage of other teams’ mistakes, but they can’t count on the Giants gifting them turnovers like Fields and Aaron Rodgers have done. The Giants are a sum
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The Detroit Lions are getting half of their missing receiver tandem back for Sunday’s game against the New York Giants. The Lions activated wide receiver DJ Chark from injured reserve Saturday, but downgraded receiver Josh Reynolds to out with a back injury. Reynolds has not played since he felt his back lock up in practice
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