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Former Detroit Lions’ Running Back Jahvid Best to Sue NFL, Riddell Over Concussions
January 29th, 2014 at 12:33 PM
The biggest hot button issue in football is head injuries and the ways in which the league is dealing with them. The Detroit Lions have hardly been immune in the discussion, and now, Jahvid Best has brought them back into the forefront. ***PHOTO1*** Best, who can no longer play football due to a...

Detroit Lions’ Injury Report: Calvin Johnson a Gametime Decison, not Sure Bet to Play on Sunday
December 26th, 2013 at 4:32 PM
Detroit Lions' Injury Report catches fans up on the latest news from the infirmary. With the season winding down, the Detroit Lions are starting to catch up on the injuries. Though Christmas came this week, good tidings were not to be found on the practice field, as plenty of starters sat out...

Detroit Lions’ Injury Report: Cast of Starters Sit Out Practice, Incluing DeAndre Levy and Sam Martin
December 18th, 2013 at 4:35 PM
Detroit Lions' Injury Report catches fans up on the latest news from the infirmary. Not only did the Detroit Lions lose a game Monday night, but they may have finally contracted the NFL's often catchy injury bug. Wednesday was a tough day at practice, as four starters sat out. This week, Brandon Pettigrew, DeAndre...

Detroit Lions’ Injury Report: Reggie Bush Looking Like Good Bet to Play on Monday Night
December 13th, 2013 at 10:31 AM
Detroit Lions' Injury Report catches fans up on the latest news from the infirmary. In rough, snowy conditions, the Detroit Lions still generally managed to keep their health after leaving Philadelphia. Most of their big contributors are still very healthy, and the few that aren't have managed to sustain injures which aren't too...

Detroit Lions’ Injury Report: Chris Houston Returns Despite Foot Injury, Reggie Bush on Sidelines
December 4th, 2013 at 4:24 PM
Detroit Lions' Injury Report catches fans up on the latest news from the infirmary. Taking on the Green Bay Packers without Aaron Rodgers allowed the Detroit Lions to survive the loss of cornerback Chris Houston, who was forced to sit out with a foot injury. Now, a week before taking on the...

Detroit Lions’ Injury Report: Glover Quin Wearing Boot, but Expects to Play Against Tampa Bay
November 20th, 2013 at 4:40 PM
Detroit Lions' Injury Report catches fans up on the latest news from the infirmary. Things appeared much worse than they are for the Detroit Lions last Sunday. On a wet field in Pittsburgh, the Lions started to lose players in addition to the game. Fortunately, it appears Detroit dodged a major injury...

Detroit Lions Injury Report: Ziggy Ansah Still the Biggest Name Missing from Practice Field
November 13th, 2013 at 3:29 PM
Detroit Lions' Injury Report catches fans up on the latest news from the infirmary. A hard hitting divisional game with the Chicago Bears surprisingly left the Detroit Lions relatively unscathed on the injury front. While Chicago lost cornerback Charles Tillman for the rest of the year, the Lions remained healthy, losing...

Detroit Lions’ Injury Report: Nate Burleson Fights Back as Ziggy Ansah’s Ankle Remains Hurt
November 6th, 2013 at 4:59 PM
Detroit Lions' Injury Report catches fans up on the latest news from the infirmary. Back in late September, Nate Burleson was the butt of plenty national jokes, considering the receiver broke his arm trying to save some pizza from falling in his car. Don't look now, but Burleson is on the fast...

As Ziggy Ansah Finds Himself Hobbled, Detroit Lions Sign Veteran Defensive End Austen Lane
November 5th, 2013 at 6:34 PM
Remember what was said earlier about the Detroit Lions being one of the healthier teams in the NFC North? As of a few hours ago, scratch that a bit. Ziggy Ansah missed practice on Tuesday and was in a walking boot, casting his status for Sunday in major doubt. In case...

Suspected Collarbone Injury to Aaron Rodgers Could Suddenly Level Playing Field in NFC North
November 5th, 2013 at 9:37 AM
For years, Aaron Rodgers has been one of the most durable quarterbacks in football, only missing two games due to injury. In those games he's missed, the Green Bay Packers have been an average team. How would the Detroit Lions know? In one of the two games Rodgers missed back in...

Detroit Lions Injury Report: Riley Reiff, Corey Hilliard Still Feeling the Sting from Last Sunday
October 23rd, 2013 at 4:46 PM
Detroit Lions' Injury Report catches fans up on the latest news from the infirmary. A few months from now, the Detroit Lions could look back on their survival of October 20, 2013 (the NFL's version of Sunday, bloody Sunday) as the turning point in their playoff push. While conference and division rivals...

Detroit Lions Injury Report: Calvin Johnson and Rashean Mathis Practice, Plenty Others Inactive
October 16th, 2013 at 5:16 PM
Detroit Lions' Injury Report catches fans up on the latest news from the infirmary. From an injury standpoint, the Detroit Lions had a much better week last week, only losing Rashean Mathis and Joique Bell as Calvin Johnson played, helping lead the team back against the Cleveland Browns. Despite their various ailments, all...

Detroit Lions Injury Report: Calvin Johnson Misses Practice Wednsday, Status for Sunday Still in Doubt
October 9th, 2013 at 5:07 PM
Detroit Lions' Injury Report catches fans up on the latest news from the infirmary. Considering last week's effort against the Green Bay Packers minus Calvin Johnson, there's one simple question on the mind of every Detroit Lions fan as it relates to injuries this week: How's Megatron doing? Sadly, there isn't much new...

Detroit Lions Injury Report: Reggie Bush Looking Good to Go; Patrick Edwards, Others Return
September 25th, 2013 at 5:34 PM
Detroit Lions' Injury Report catches fans up on the latest news from the infirmary. The Detroit Lions' biggest injury news this week came off the field. As everyone knows by now, Nate Burleson broke his arm in two places, had surgery and will not be playing for the considerable future. Everyone else...

After Nate Burleson’s Injury, Where Detroit Lions Go for Wide Reciever Help Will Define Season
September 24th, 2013 at 11:24 AM
Detroit Lions' wide receiver Nate Burleson was involved in a stunning car accident Tuesday morning, running into the median off I-696 in Farmington Hills, Michigan while searching for a piece of pizza which had fallen off the seat and onto the floor of his vehicle. As a result, Burleson broke his...

Detroit Lions Injury Report: Reggie Bush and Patrick Edwards Sit, Rob Sims and Nick Fairley Limited
September 18th, 2013 at 5:47 PM
Detroit Lions' Injury Report catches fans up on the latest news from the infirmary. It's only two games into the season, and the Detroit Lions are already starting to pile up the waiting line for the infirmary. Three new names were added to this week's list, and after Reggie Bush's scare, the...

Jim Schwartz Monday Press Conference Recap: Arizona Made Plays to Win, the Detroit Lions Didn’t
September 16th, 2013 at 2:46 PM
The Detroit Lions tasted defeat for the first time in 2013, leading head coach Jim Schwartz to be a little testy and defensive during his Monday press conference. At the end of the day, though, Schwartz said the Arizona Cardinals made the plays needed to win, while his Lions did...

Detroit Lions’ Tackle Jason Fox Ruled Out for Sunday, Corey Hilliard Likely to Start
September 13th, 2013 at 7:52 PM
The Detroit Lions made the news official Friday. Tackle Jason Fox, slowed by a groin injury, was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** In Fox's place, expect veteran tackle Corey Hilliard to start. Despite admitting this week that there's things he could improve upon and struggling with pass...

Without Nick Fairley, Detroit Lions’ Defensive Line Has Plenty of Solid Options
September 12th, 2013 at 5:48 PM
Detroit Lions' defensive tackle Nick Fairley missed practice again on Thursday, casting some serous doubts about his availability for Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** Dealing with a shoulder injury, Fairley finished last week's game against the Minnesota Vikings but has been struggling enough this week to cut down on his practice time....

Detroit Lions Injury Report: Nick Fairley’s Shoulder, Jason Fox’s Groin Among Week Two Concerns
September 11th, 2013 at 6:02 PM
Detroit Lions' Injury Report catches fans up on the latest news from the infirmary. Though they began the season with relatively clean bill of health, a rough and tumble battle with the Minnesota Vikings has left the Detroit Lions a bit bruised and certainly battered as they prepare for a week two...