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The Detroit Lions got one key-but-hobbled player back at practice Wednesday, but went without two other starters because of injury. Tight end T.J. Hockenson and offensive tackle Penei Sewell did not practice Wednesday, while Trey Flowers returned on a limited basis. Flowers, who missed the past two games with knee and ankle injuries, wore a
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The hits keep coming for the Detroit Lions’ beleaguered offensive line. Rookie first-round pick Penei Sewell is dealing with an ankle injury that will limit him in practice this week and has left his availability for Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings uncertain. “He’s a little banged up,” Lions coach Dan Campbell said before practice
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With Pro Bowl center Frank Ragnow expected to miss multiple weeks with a turf toe injury, the Detroit Lions signed a potential replacement as part of their weekly roster shuffling Tuesday. The Lions signed rookie center Ryan McCollum off the Houston Texans’ practice squad and placed outside linebacker Romeo Okwara on injured reserve with a torn
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Dan Campbell’s aggressive fourth-down decision making this season is supported by analytics, but if the Detroit Lions don’t start converting more of those key situations, Campbell is ready to close the book on math. Campbell said he reviewed all of the Lions’ third- and fourth-and-short plays from this season after Sunday’s 24-14 loss to the Chicago
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When the Detroit Lions face the Minnesota Vikings this weekend, they likely will be without their two best players on the offensive line. Lions coach Dan Campbell said Monday that Pro Bowl center Frank Ragnow suffered a turf toe-type injury in Sunday’s loss to the Chicago Bears and is doubtful to play this weekend. SHAWN WINDSOR:
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The worst-case scenario for Romeo Okwara seems to be the case. The Detroit Lions outside linebacker did in fact suffer a torn Achilles tendon during Sunday’s loss in Chicago, ending his season, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Lions coach Dan Campbell admitted after Sunday’s game that “it doesn’t look good at all” for Okwara.
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CHICAGO — Free Press sports writer Dave Birkett breaks down the Detroit Lions‘ 24-14 loss to the Chicago Bears, and looks at players who helped and hurt their stock Sunday at Soldier Field. Three up WR Kalif Raymond: Raymond has exceeded expectations in his first season as a Lion. Signed to be a return man, he has taken a
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CHICAGO — The Detroit Lions keep coming up short with their ultra-aggressive approach to fourth downs, and that could cause first-year head coach Dan Campbell to revisit his philosophy. “We got to do a better job — I have to do a better job,” Campbell said after Sunday’s 24-14 loss to the Chicago Bears. “Because
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CHICAGO — Free Press sports writer Dave Birkett grades the Detroit Lions in their 24-14 loss to the Chicago Bears on Sunday at Soldier Field. Quarterback Jared Goff continues to put up respectable passing numbers, but he was doomed by turnovers and inaccuracies Sunday for the fourth straight week. Goff was credited with two lost fumbles,
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CHICAGO — The Detroit Lions might have lost their second defensive starter this season to a torn Achilles tendon. Outside linebacker Romeo Okwara left Sunday’s 24-14 loss to the Chicago Bears with an Achilles injury that appears serious. “Rome’s it isn’t good,” Lions coach Dan Campbell said. “It doesn’t look good at all.” Okwara will
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