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Detroit Lions injury status for Sunday vs. Packers

Lions' injury report for Sunday vs. Packers at Ford Field: Along with cornerback Cassius Vaughn (ankle), right tackle LaAdrian Waddle (calf) and linebacker/special teams Travis Lewis (quadriceps) are offiicially out for the game. Safety James Ihedigbo (neck), who has missed the first two games, is doubtful as is fullback Montell Owens (hamstring). Along with defensive ends Ziggy Ansah (knee) and George Johnson (groin), Nick Fairley (biceps) is questionable. Running back Joique Bell (knee) and safety Don Carey (hamstring) are probable.

Packers-Lions Thursday injury report: Hayward works

 Photo/ESPNWisconsin.com Casey Hayward didn’t practice on Wednesday, but by Thursday he was able to work on a limited basis. GREEN BAY – Casey Hayward was back practicing in a limited fashion on Thursday, but that doesn’t mean the Green Bay Packers third-year cornerback is cleared for takeoff in Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field.Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Hayward, who started having problems with a glute muscle during last week’s victory over the New York Jets and played only on special teams as a result, participated on a limited basis after not...
Topeka Capital-Journal Sep 18, 2014

Royals looking to catch Tigers in crucial final home series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — September baseball has been anything but dull for the Kansas City Royals. There’s been joy, madness, frustration and occasional jubilation. This weekend’s three-game series with the Detroit Tigers could be filled with all those emotions, so fans better brace themselves now. The Royals and Tigers’ battle for the top spot in the AL Central will continue at 7:10 p.m. Friday at Kauffman Stadium. Kansas City (83-68) trails Detroit (84-68) by a half-game with 11 to go. read more

Packers Podcast: McGinn & Dunne on Daniels, Nelson, rookie class, Lions game

In their latest weekly podcast, Tyler Dunne and Bob McGinn break down the Packers' victory over the Jets, analyze the 2014 rookie class, discuss the Detroit Lions' roster and take questions on Twitter.

Twins-Tigers: The ninth inning should be interesting, if...

The Twins and Tigers complete a three-game series at Target Field. Kyle Gibson hopes complete his run of inconsistent starts
Detroit News Sep 17, 2014

Ticket broker offers fans money back if Tigers lose while Kelly plays or Nathan blows save

The Ticket Machine out of suburban Lansing has decided to take stand, offering a promotion that could get you into next week's Tigers-White Sox series for free.

Wings release their training camp team rosters

DETROIT >> Here’s a breakdown of the three teams that’ll compete against each other at training camp beginning Friday in Traverse City. Team Delvecchio Forwards: Joakim Andersson, Louis-Marc Aubry, Tyler Bertuzzi, Colin Campbell, Pavel Datsyuk, Darren Helm, Jeff Hoggan, Tomas …
Detroit News Sep 17, 2014

Tigers' Dave Dombrowski standing by Brad Ausmus' decision at closer

On Wednesday, general manager Dave Dombrowski stood by his manager, even though it was Dombrowski who had to part with Corey Knebel and Jake Thompson so they could get Joakim Soria.
Detroit News Sep 17, 2014

Wednesday's Tigers-Twins lineups: Alex Avila sitting out again

The Tigers will try to rebound from Tuesday night's meltdown in the series finale against the Twins on Wednesday night. David Price starts for the Tigers, and he will be opposed by right-hander Kyle Gibson.
Detroit Lions' Calvin Johnson feels bad for Adrian Peterson, differentiates between domestic violence against women and children

Detroit Lions' Calvin Johnson feels bad for Adrian Peterson, differentiates between domestic violence against women and children

Johnson called the discipline of a child a "private matter," and said he feels bad for Peterson that this case has come to light.
Grand Rapids Press Sep 17, 2014
Photos from the Detroit Lions' practice Wednesday afternoon

Photos from the Detroit Lions' practice Wednesday afternoon

Photos from the Detroit Lions practice on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in preparation of their game against the Green Bay Packers.

Detroit Lions — Ansah, Waddle, Travis Lewis unable to practice

ALLEN PARK — Defensive end Ziggy Ansah missed practice Wednesday with a knee injury. He was one of three who didn’t practice at all. Also, linebacker Travis Lewis (quad) and LaAdrian Waddle (calf) did not work out. All three were on the field. Those who had limited practice include Joique Bell (knee), Nick Fairley (biceps), James Ihedigbo (neck), George Johnson (groin), Montell Owens (hamstring), Cassius Vaughn (ankle) and safety Don Carey (hamstring). It was a step in the right direction for Carey who hadn’t practiced at all in weeks.  With so many injuries in the...

Video: Detroit Lions sticking with Nate Freese and most compelling matchups with Green Bay coming to town

Detroit Lions reporters Justin Rogers and Kyle Meinke discuss the team's decision to stick with Nate Freese despite bringing in three veterans for workouts.
Detroit News Sep 17, 2014

Ziggy Ansah misses practice; James Ihedigbo dealing with nerve injury in neck

Lions defensive end Ziggy Ansah missed practice Wednesday, the team's first of the week in preparation for Sunday's matchup against the Green Bay Packers.
Detroit Lions' Ndamukong Suh declines to accept Cam Newton's apology

Detroit Lions' Ndamukong Suh declines to accept Cam Newton's apology

Newton opened his postgame press conference with an apology for calling Suh "Donkey Kong," but just as the All-Pro defensive tackle did last week with the original comments, he declined to address Newton's follow-up explanation.

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