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1 hr ago | SidelionReport

Scanning the Savanna: Detroit Lions News and Notes

Sep 8, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings is tackled by Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and cornerback Nevin Lawson during the third quarter at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports Scanning the Savanna searches the web for Detroit Lions news and notes each morning and brings it to your fingertips in one easy location.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Golden Tate, Nevin Lawson, Darius Slay, Reggie Bush, Chris Houston, NFL Players

5 hrs ago | SidelionReport

Detroit Lions Open as Early Favorites Over Green Bay Packers

Nov 28, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh sacks Green Bay Packers quarterback Matt Flynn in the end zone for a safety during the third quarter during a NFL football game on Thanksgiving at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports The Detroit Lions return from a disappointing road trip to take on the Carolina Panthers with a big NFC North matchup with the Green Bay Packers looming.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC, NFC North, Rashean Mathis, Nevin Lawson, NFL Players, Bill Bentley, Ndamukong Suh

9 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

Fowler: Carolina Panthers should sit Greg Hardy out for one more game

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera makes a point an official during Sunday's victory over the Detroit Lions. After the game, which the Panthers won 24-7, Rivera made the point that it was his decision to sit embattled defensive end Greg Hardy.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Players, Greg Hardy, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football

Mon Sep 15, 2014

BleacherReport

How Can the Detroit Lions Fix Their Depleted Secondary?

The Detroit Lions secondary is struggling to find enough healthy bodies to field a full team after the disheartening 24-7 loss in Carolina . Lawson dislocated toes in his left foot and underwent surgery at Mercy Hospital in Charlotte yesterday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers, NFL Players, Asante Samuel, New Orleans Saints

Washington Times

Backup QBs make their marks in Week 2

Fans often make the backup quarterback the most popular player on a team - until he has to play. Then they see the warts and wobbly passes and wonky decisions that made him a backup in the first place.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Arizona Cardinals, NFL Players, Drew Stanton, Carson Palmer, St. Louis Rams, Shaun Hill

Detroit News

Monday breakdown: Two weeks in, these Lions remain a mystery

Matthew Stafford was excellent in Week 1, but poor in Week 2. The secondary was good enough in the first game, but left too many players open Sunday. The offensive line seems to be much better at pass blocking than run blocking, but it's hard to tell against a couple solid defensive fronts.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Stephen Tulloch, George Johnson, Calvin Johnson, Darryl Tapp, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford

MLive.com

Detroit Lions snap count report: Despite ball security issues, Joique Bell playing more...

Reggie Bush may be the Detroit Lions starting running back in name only as Joique Bell finished with more snaps for the second consecutive game, despite his early-season ball security woes. Bell, who sat out for just one series following his second fumble of the season, easily saw more action than Bush during Sunday's loss to Carolina, playing 44.8 percent more plays than the shifty veteran.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Joique Bell, NFL Players, Reggie Bush, Tahir Whitehead, Cornelius Lucas, Eric Ebron

ESPN

Garrett Reynolds to start at tackle for Lions

Garrett Reynolds began his week at home. He'll end it starting again in the NFL.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, LaAdrian Waddle, James Ihedigbo, NFL Players, Corey Hilliard, Larry Webster, Cornelius Lucas

The Charlotte Observer

Panthers QB Cam Newton addresses Ndamukong Suh nickname controversy

During his postgame news conference, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton addressed a controversy from Wednesday, when gave Detroit's Ndamukong Suh what some said was an insensitive nickname. Newton said he never had a chance to address Suh directly on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football, Cam Newton, NFL Players, Jonathan Stewart, Joe Webb, Graham Gano

Sun Sep 14, 2014

MLive.com

It's Gameday! Detroit Lions head south for battle at Carolina

GAME INFORMATION Who: Detroit vs. Carolina When: 1:00 p.m. Where: Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina TV: FOX Radio: 97.1 The Ticket , SiriusXM Ch. 135 Twitter: Follow Kyle Meinke and Justin Rogers Facebook: Like our Detroit Lions Facebook page Live updates: Join MLive at noon Latest line: Carolina -2.5 Series record: Carolina leads 4-2 Last meeting: Detroit won 49-35 You know what stands in the way of Detroit going 2-0? This Carolina front seven .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, DeAndre Levy, NFL Players, Glover Quin, Joique Bell, George Johnson

Detroit Free Press

Three Detroit Lions questions with Dave Birkett: Injuries just start of problems

An already-thin Lions secondary got even thinner Sunday when cornerback Nevin Lawson was carted off with a foot injury. / Julian H. Gonzalez/Detroit Free Press The Detroit Lions lost another cornerback to a potentially serious injury today, rookie Nevin Lawson.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Nate Freese, Nevin Lawson, NFL Players, Corey Hilliard, Giorgio Tavecchio, Mohammed Seisay

MLive.com

Grading the Detroit Lions: Special teams blunders kill team in loss to Panthers

QUARTERBACKS: C+ After an impressive opener, Matthew Stafford's accuracy and decision-making weren't nearly as crisp against the Panthers. Partially hindered by pass-rush pressure, he completed just 27 of 48 passes for 291 yards a touchdown.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Carolina Panthers, Kelvin Benjamin, Cam Newton, Greg Olsen, NFL Players, Calvin Johnson

WTEN-TV Albany

Newton, defense lead Panthers over Lions 24-7

14, 2014. . Carolina Panthers' Greg Olsen is upended by Detroit Lions' Devin Taylor after a catch during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football, Calvin Johnson, NFL Players, Luke Kuechly, Cam Newton, Matthew Stafford

WIS-TV Columbia

Panthers DE Hardy inactive against Lions

Hardy was convicted July 15 of assault on a female and communicating threats. He is appealing the ruling.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Carolina Panthers, Mario Addison, Ryan Broyles, Larry Webster, James Ihedigbo, NFL Players

Daily Journal

Panthers DE Hardy inactive against Lions

Hardy was convicted July 15 of assault on a female and communicating threats. He is appealing the ruling.

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Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football, Garry Williams, Jonathan Stewart, Jason Williams, Andrew Norwell, NFL Players

Yahoo Sports

Panthers DE Hardy inactive against Lions

The Panthers have benched Greg Hardy for Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions with the defensive end involved in an ongoing domestic violence case. Hardy was convicted July 15 of assault on a female and communicating threats.

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Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football, Garry Williams, Jonathan Stewart, Jason Williams, NFL Players, Greg Hardy

Evening Sun

PSU notebook: Jersey Lions struggle early

Penn State coach James Franklin gets animated on the sidelines during Saturday night's game against Rutgers in Piscataway, N.J. This comes after a long offseason of build-up for this Big Ten opener last night against long-ago rival Rutgers at High Point Solutions Stadium. The Lions do boast a load of Jersey players on their roster, 15 in all.

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Related Topix: Mike Hull, Sports, NCAA Sports, Pennsylvania State University NCAA, NCAA Football, Penn State Nittany Lions NCAA Football, James Franklin, NFL Football, NFL Players

Daily Herald

Rutgers does everything but win in Big 10 debut

They competed. They led the lead most of the game. They played great defense. They just didn't finish in the final minutes.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Rutgers, State Univ of New Jersey NCAA, Rutgers Scarlet Knights NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Gareef Glashen, James Franklin, NFL Football, NFL Players

Sat Sep 13, 2014

SFGate

NFL Week 2: Our Official Predictions For Who Wins This Weekend

But, my goodness has this been a bad week for the NFL. Roger Goodell clearly botched the Ray Rice investigation.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Calvin Johnson, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Eli Manning, Cam Newton, Tony Romo

SidelionReport

Detroit Lions vs. Carolina Panthers Preview With Cat Crave

Aug 17, 2014; Charlotte, NC, USA; Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton looks to pass the ball during the first quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports With the Detroit Lions set for their week two matchup on the road against the Carolina Panthers, I got together with Cat Crave's Bryan Palmese for a Q&A.

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Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football, NFC, NFC South, Kelvin Benjamin, Cam Newton, NFL Players, Jerricho Cotchery

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