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Detroit Lions quarterback David Blough's special shoes that honors Tyler Trent
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Associated Press
December 04, 2019 - 8:13 pm
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — David Blough is ready to honor Tyler Trent with his shoes. Blough, now a quarterback for the Detroit Lions, showed off a special shoe Wednesday with Trent's likeness on it. Trent was the inspirational Purdue fan who died of bone cancer at age 20 on Jan. 1. Blough, who...
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Jordan Cohn
November 16, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Last week Patrick Mahomes returned, but another quarterback unexpectedly was ruled out in Matthew Stafford. It's been a rough year for quarterbacks, and has made the fantasy ramifications difficult to predict. As the season heads into Week 12, many teams are banged-up. Here is the fantasy outlook...
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97.1 The Ticket
November 10, 2019 - 9:37 am
97.1 The Ticket -- Matthew Stafford's iron man streak of 136 consecutive starts -- the sixth longest suck streak for a quarterback in NFL history -- will come to an end Sunday, according to multiple reports. Adam Schefter of ESPN says doctors will not let Stafford play through a back injury, which...
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John Healy
October 20, 2019 - 3:00 pm
Lions fans are not clowning around when it comes to how they feel about the referees. During Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field, fans rained boos down on the officials, while several in attendance dressed up as referees with clown makeup and hair, while others sported...
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Tim Kelly
October 17, 2019 - 10:47 am
As the midpoint of the 2019 NFL season approaches, Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs will open Week 7 on Thursday Night Football. A few weeks ago, the Chiefs playing against the Denver Broncos would have been a laughable matchup. And while it still may prove to be, the Chiefs have lost...
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97.1 The Ticket
October 17, 2019 - 9:33 am
The loss the Detroit Lions suffered Monday night to the Green Bay Packers, with help from the referees, isn't as bad as the one the New Orleans Saints had to go through when they lost to the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC Championship game. But Detroit fans seem to be taking the loss just as bad...
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97.1 The Ticket
October 16, 2019 - 2:28 pm
Prior to Monday night's game against the Packers, his 51st in the NFL, Trey Flowers had never been flagged for illegal hands to the face. That included three games during his Patriots career for which Jeff Rice was the umpire. Rice was the umpire again Monday night, and didn't see a problem with...
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Associated Press
October 15, 2019 - 12:06 am
Mason Crosby nailed a 23-yard field goal as time expired, and the Green Bay Packers benefited from some questionable officiating to rally past the Detroit Lions 23-22 on Monday night.
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Tim Kelly
October 09, 2019 - 9:52 am
Week 5 of the 2019 NFL season was historic from a Fantasy Football sense . To say that Week 6 has a shot to be historic just from a pure football sense may feel a bit hyperbolic. But it could help to determine two of the NFL's tightest divisional races, may be the best chance for one team to avoid...
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97.1 The Ticket
September 20, 2019 - 12:53 pm
( 97.1 The Ticket ) -- The paid-back signing bonus is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Calvin Johnson's grievances with the Lions. In a wide-ranging interview with Sports Illustrated , Johnson reflected on his nine-year career and playing for an organization that he remains estranged...
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