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Detroit Lions (3-6) at New York Giants (7-2) The coaches: Lions-Dan Campbell (11-26-1 overall, 6-19-1 with Lions); Giants-Brian Daboll (7-2 overall, 7-2 with Bears). Last game: Lions beat Chicago Bears, 31-30. Giants beat Houston Texans, 24-16. Last meeting: Oct. 27, 2019: Lions won, 31-26. Key matchups Giants RB Saquon Barkley vs. Lions LB Alex Anzalone: After facing
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Frank Ragnow thought he was through with the toe problem that cost him most of last season. Ragnow underwent surgery to repair a torn plantar plate in his left foot last October, returned to practice in the spring and made it through training camp without any issue. Then the first quarter of the Detroit Lions’
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Dan Campbell was definitely demonstrative, and he might have gotten a bit overheated. But the Detroit Lions second-year coach insists Brian Daboll, his New York Giants counterpart, slightly exaggerated the story he told of Campbell’s colorful interview to be Miami Dolphins tight ends coach in 2011. “Daboll, he tells that story to everybody,” Campbell said
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Dan Miller, the Detroit Lions’ radio play-by-play man, has witnessed a lot of losing during his 18 years broadcasting the team’s games. You might feel sorry for him if he didn’t love his job so much. And he does. Because he loves football, of course. Because he loves the region, too. “I thought I’d be
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D’Andre Swift had more rushing yards in the Detroit Lions’ Week 1 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles than he has the rest of the season combined. Swift has dealt with shoulder and ankle injuries most of the season. He has missed three games, played sparingly in two others, and admitted Wednesday he has grown increasingly
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Apple Podcasts | Spotify • Hosts: Shawn Windsor (@shawnwindsor) and Carlos Monarrez (@cmonarrez) • Producer: Andrew Hammond • Editors: Robin Chan • Executive producers: Anjanette Delgado, Kirkland Crawford • Email: swindsor@freepress.com On this episode: This week, Carlos and Shawn dissect the Detroit Lions’ quarterback situation in light of the team’s win over Justin Fields and
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Detroit Lions cornerback Jeff Okudah deservedly stole the spotlight last week in Chicago. The week before against Green Bay, safety Kerby Joseph took his turn in the limelight. Their performances were so good and meaningful for an improving defense that they somehow overshadowed the strong play the past two weeks of the Lions’ 6-foot-7 No.
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Detroit Lions wide receiver Jameson Williams is nearing his return from a torn ACL and could be on the practice field for the first time later in November. Lions coach Dan Campbell said Wednesday the team is hoping to start Williams’ practice clock sometime after Thanksgiving. Williams, the No. 12 pick of April’s draft, is
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The Detroit Lions have the most fourth down conversion attempts in the NFL through 10 weeks, but Lions coach Dan Campbell broke character in Sunday’s win over the Chicago Bears when he kicked an early field goal rather than try and convert on fourth-and-4. Campbell said Monday he “felt like that was the right move
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CHICAGO — The Detroit Lions offense has been at its best when Amon-Ra St. Brown is involved, and offensive coordinator Ben Johnson made sure to feature St. Brown early in Sunday’s 31-30 win over the Chicago Bears. St. Brown touched the ball four times on the Lions’ 14-play opening drive and finished with a season-high
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From the first play to the last, it was apparent Justin Fields was by far the best player on either team Sunday at Soldier Field. From his opening 28-yard rush to his 1-yard escape-routine touchdown run to his 67-yard fourth-quarter scoring scramble, the Chicago Bears constantly punctured the Detroit Lions’ defense and punctuated the same
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