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Matthew Stafford leads Detroit Lions past Seahawks

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The Detroit Lions started faster than usual, but still found themselves trailing the Seattle Seahawks late on Sunday. Matthew Stafford, however, was there to save the day.
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RIP Mongo: Detroit Lions great and star of 'Blazing Saddles' and 'Webster' Alex Karras dies at 77

RIP Mongo: Detroit Lions great and star of 'Blazing Saddles' and 'Webster' Alex Karras dies at 77 | NFL Football - Lion's Den | Scoop.it

Via Detroit Free Press:

 

Alex Karras was a giant in football, and a mean one at that. But off the field, he was an bigger presence.

 

Funny, flawed, durable, direct, bitter, brave and talented, Karras was all these things during 12 seasons as a defensive tackle for the Detroit Lions in 1958-70 -- and during a successful film and television career that followed.

 

Karras, 77, died about 3 a.m. today, surrounded by his family at his home in Los Angeles, after suffering from dementia and kidney failure. He was part of a large group of former players suing the NFL for head trauma.

 

While recalling Karras’ life and accomplishments, friends, former players and teammates marveled at his professional versatility and success. But above all, they remembered Karras’ domination on the field as part of the vaunted Fearsome Foursome defensive line with Darris McCord, Roger Brown and Sam Williams.

   

Karras later played himself in the 1968 movie version of George Plimpton’s book “Paper Lion.” He also worked as an analyst for ABC’s “Monday Night Football” in 1974-76 and garnered acclaim for his comedic turn as the slow-witted brute Mongo in the 1974 Mel Brooks movie “Blazing Saddles.” He also starred opposite his wife, Susan Clark, in the hit 1980s TV series “Webster..."

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Time for Matthew Stafford to make adjustments - USA TODAY (blog)

Time for Matthew Stafford to make adjustments - USA TODAY (blog) | NFL Football - Lion's Den | Scoop.it
Time for Matthew Stafford to make adjustmentsUSA TODAY (blog)But fantasy football is about the points, and Stafford isn't cashing in where it really matters: Touchdowns.
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Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley make Lions' DL unique - Chicago Sun-Times

Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley make Lions' DL unique - Chicago Sun-Times | NFL Football - Lion's Den | Scoop.it
Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley make Lions' DL uniqueChicago Sun-TimesThe last thing Bears quarterback Jay Cutler wants to experience Monday against the Detroit Lions is a face full of Ndamukong Suh. Or Nick Fairley.
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Know Thy Foe: Quick Report on Detroit Lions Offense v. Philadelphia (2-3) | Midway Madness

Know Thy Foe: Quick Report on Detroit Lions Offense v. Philadelphia (2-3) | Midway Madness | NFL Football - Lion's Den | Scoop.it
The Detroit Lions have certainly looked nothing like the playoff team they were one year ago. Barely holding off the Rams in week one, losing their next three, and then ...
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Ndamukong Suh's Controversial Moments - SI.com Photos

Ndamukong Suh's Controversial Moments - SI.com Photos | NFL Football - Lion's Den | Scoop.it
In just his third year in the league, Ndamukong Suh has become one of the most polarizing players in the NFL.

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Brandon Marshall, Lawrence Jackson differ on Suh-plex

Brandon Marshall, Lawrence Jackson differ on Suh-plex | NFL Football - Lion's Den | Scoop.it
Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall took exception to Ndamukong Suh's rough takedown of quarterback Jay Cutler, but is it just a case of a player's reputation preceding him?
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Detroit Lions: Will Matthew Stafford Return to Form Against the Chicago Bears? - Bleacher Report

Detroit Lions: Will Matthew Stafford Return to Form Against the Chicago Bears? - Bleacher Report | NFL Football - Lion's Den | Scoop.it
Bleacher ReportDetroit Lions: Will Matthew Stafford Return to Form Against the Chicago Bears?Bleacher ReportThe Chicago Bears are set to host the Detroit Lions on Monday Night Football.
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Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions downplay any ill will before Monday Night ... - WXYZ

Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions downplay any ill will before Monday Night ... - WXYZ | NFL Football - Lion's Den | Scoop.it
WXYZChicago Bears, Detroit Lions downplay any ill will before Monday Night ...WXYZ"With anybody in our division, we're not going to like them and they're not going to like us," Bears quarterback Jay Cutler said.
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