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  1. Franklin: 'We're going to stick to our plan'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Times Leader

    Penn State head coach James Franklin addresses the Lions during practice last week. Heading into Saturday's season finale against Michigan State, Franklin sees a bright future for Penn State if the team just stays the course.

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  2. Calvin Johnson Closing in on 10,000 Career Receiving YardsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson will face the Chicago Bears on Thursday with a chance to become the 43rd player to eclipse 10,000 career receiving yards, per Pro-Football-Reference.com . Johnson entered Sunday's 34-9 loss to the New England Patriots 152 yards short of the mark and then put together a middling stat line of four catches for 58 yards on 10 targets.

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  3. Identifying the NFC's playoff pretenders and contendersRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | USA Today

    Here's a look at the most notable NFC teams with one question in mind: which are contenders and which are pretenders to make the playoffs Identifying the NFC's playoff pretenders and contenders Here's a look at the most notable NFC teams with one question in mind: which are contenders and which are pretenders to make the playoffs Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1vLB2Xd In the NFC, all 16 teams remain in contention for only six postseason berths. That means the final five weeks of the year will showcase some fierce battles to stay alive.

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  4. NFL 2014: Thanksgiving Football PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | IHaveNet.com

    ... the day followed by a primetime nightcap on NBC between the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers. The Detroit Lions play their 75th Thanksgiving Day game dating back to 1934, while the Dallas Cowboys will play in their 47th since 1966. The ...

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  5. Detroit Lions Will Finally Snap 10-Year Thanksgiving Losing StreakRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Rant Sports

    The Detroit Lions have not won a game on Thanksgiving Day for the past 10 years. Matthew Stafford and the Lions just do not play well on Thanksgiving.

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  6. Food, family, and football: the Thanksgiving football guideRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... Day Matches. Start off your day at 12:30 pm ET with the 16th Thanksgiving meet up of the Chicago Bears @ the Detroit Lions . Historically, the Bears have a slightly better record against the Lions on Thanksgiving, racking up 8 wins since the first ...

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  7. NFL: Broncos dump kickerRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

    The Denver Broncos have switched kickers again, waiving first-year pro Brandon McManus and signing Connor Barth, who hasn't kicked in an NFL game since 2012. Barth, 28, won a competition with 38-year-old Jay Feely at the Broncos complex in suburban Denver on Tuesday.

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  8. Pressure-packed defense big challenge for BearsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Pressure from Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh will be of primary concern for quarterback Jay Cutler and the Bears' offense Thursday at Detroit. The Lions' stingy defense is not a welcome sight for a Bears offense that hasn't scored a first-quarter point in its last six games and has been shut out in the first half of three of its last five.

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  9. NFL indeed does not fine RaiolaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | MSNBC

    Sunday's game against the Patriots included a pair of incidents involving Lions center Dominic Raiola . He leveled Patriots defensive tackle Zach Moore with a blow to the head during a play, and then Raiola took out Moore's knees on the final snap of the game, because Raiola was unhappy about New England's decision to score a garbage-time touchdown.

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  10. Lions notes: Recapping Monday's game at Ford FieldRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Pride of Detroit

    Chris McCosky reports that a total of 73,000 free tickets were distributed for the game and 56,000 fans showed up to watch the Bills blow out the Jets by a score of 38-3. A total of $50,840 in 50/50 raffle run by the @Lions tonight.

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  11. Lions' Raiola not fined, has no regrets about cut block against PatriotsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick might not approve, but the NFL apparently has no problem with the way Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola finished Sunday's 34-9 loss to the New England Patriots. Raiola said Tuesday that he was not fined for his late-game cut block of Patriots defensive tackle Zach Moore nor the club move the NFL said it was reviewing on the game's final series.

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  12. Top 10 Topps Chrome Football Rookie AutographsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Cardboard Connection

    Topps Chrome Football Rookie Autographs might not be the most valuable cards a player has. But not everyone has a shot at pulling something from National Treasures, Exquisite, Five Star, Flawless or any of the hobby's ultra high-end products.

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  13. Detroit wide receiver Calvin Johnson wasn't strongRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    ... still face tough lineup choices as most leagues start their playoffs after this week. WR Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions: Megatron, who's regaining his strength after missing time with an ankle sprain, should ditch his lame Week 12 for a tasty ...

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  14. Waiver Wire Week 13: Best Player to Pick Up, Drop at Each Offensive PositionRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    There may be no more active waiver-wire week than the one that comes before Thanksgiving. Having three games on our annual day of gluttony and family side-eying puts a heightened necessity on getting moves done by waiver-wire Wednesday, as does the fact that Week 13 is the last in many leagues' regular seasons.

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  15. Pass Defense is Key to Lions Win over Bears on ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Rant Sports

    The Detroit Lions are in the midst of the most difficult portion of their schedule right now, and they are disappointed to have lost back to back road games against the Arizona Cardinals and New England Patriots . Now, they must return home to play the rival Chicago Bears on a short week on Thanksgiving.

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  16. NFL Thanksgiving Picks: Chicago Bears vs. Detroit LionsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Maddux Sports Blog

    Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions Thursday, 11/27/14, 12:30 PM EST Opening Point Spread: Detroit -7 Current Betting Line: Detroit -7 Opening Total: 46.5 Current Total: 47 Odds Courtesy of Bookmaker Chicago has won back-to-back 21-13 home contests against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Minnesota Vikings, with both games going UNDER the betting total. The Bears were expected to be one of the top offenses in the league this season, which can't be ignored when making your Week 14 NFL betting picks , but they've averaged 6.3 points fewer than last season.

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  17. Caldwell On Lions Offense: 'We Have No Comfort Zone'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... a comment or suggestion to the CBS Detroit web [...] FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 23: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions is tackled by Patrick Chung #23 of the New England Patriots during the fourth quarter at Gillette Stadium on November 23, 2014 ...

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  18. Detroit Lions' Ndamukong Suh's post-football ambitions far exceed his NFL earning...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has post-football business ambitions that could see him earn far more money than he ever does as an NFL player. Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is going to cash in on a mega deal during the upcoming offseason.

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  19. Lions cut tight end Kellen DavisRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | WTOL-TV Toledo

    The Lions also announced Tuesday that they have signed guard Rodney Austin from the practice squad and signed linebacker Jerrell Harris to the practice squad. Davis played three games for the Lions this season without catching a pass.

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  20. CBS and Dish Network agree to contract extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Dish subscribers will be able to watch the Thanksgiving matchup on CBS between the Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears. Above, Detroit wide receiver Calvin Johnson catches ball with Chicago's Zack Bowman in pursuit during a game last year.

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