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Detroit Zoo Creates NFL’s Most Adorable Feud

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For the first time since before any of Matt Stafford's favorite sorority girls were even born, the Detroit Lions are 4-0, and for the first time in 10 years, the Lions are hosting a Monday Night Football game.

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Lions Roar: Is Detroit The Team Of The Future?

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For all the support and investment laid on the <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/detroit-lions">Detroit Lions</a> by the city’s blue-collar fanbase, the on-field product has been a complete disappointment since the calendar started reading 2000.

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No Suh, I Don’t Like It

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Detroit Lions tackle Ndamukong Suh is no stranger to trading paycheck money for Blitz: The League 2-style necksnapping and ballpopping.

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Alex Smith Is Awful And Other Random Thoughts From The NFL This Weekend

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There’s not a thing to be learned by watching a preseason NFL game.

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Ndamukong Suh Is Still Trying To Decapitate Quarterbacks

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The Cincinnati Bengals' star receiver was <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/07/watch-the-thrown-your-ever-updating-nfl-trade-roundup#page/14">sent east</a>, the running back <a href="http://content.usatoday.com/communities/thehuddle/post/2011/07/bengals-rb-cedric-benson-arrested-again-for-assault-in-texas/1">attracts trouble</a> and the guy rookie QB Andy Dalton was supposed to learn from <a href="http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/6803427/cincinnati-bengals-carson-palmer-not-available-owner-says">retired </a>rather than return to the team.

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Get Ready To Be Not Stopped By the Silver Crush

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The Detroit Lions defensive line of Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley and Kyle Vanden Bosch haven't played a single down together, but head coach Jim Schwartz's month-long mission to give them a cool nickname is finally over.

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Zack Follett Blames His Matthew Stafford Comments On… Satan? What?

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You may or may not have heard about Detroit Lions linebacker Zack Follett calling quarterback Matthew Stafford a <a href="http://secondstringfullback.com/2011/01/25/matthew-stafford-is-a-beautiful-china-doll/">"china doll"</a> on a radio show earlier this week.

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Matt Millen Finally States The Obvious

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Matt Millen has three Super Bowl rings from his 12-year career as a linebacker in the NFL, but he will never be remembered for that.

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Dolphins Fans Hurt Henne’s Feelings

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Miami Dolphins players and personnel are very upset with the team’s fans after they booed and shouted insults at quarterback Chad Henne as a result of Miami’s 34-27 loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

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Open Thread: Thanksgiving Football

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Pic via <a href="http://highguy.tumblr.com/">Dirk</a> In the long and storied history of this country, it doesn't get much more American than Thanksgiving and the NFL.

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Mike Shanahan Was Right: McNabb Sucks At The Hurry-Up

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UPDATE: Vote in the ASYLUM Poll: <a href="http://www.asylum.com/2010/11/01/washington-redskins-quarterback-donovan-mcnabb-benched/">Was the Donovan McNabb trade a bust?</a> It's a pretty big deal, sadly, whenever the Detroit Lions beat anybody, and the walkaway story from <a href="http://www.nfl.com/gamecenter/2010103104/2010/REG8/redskins@lions">their conquest over Washington yesterday</a> was that Redskins coach Mike Shanahan benched his star quarterback with the game on the line.

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Calvin Johnson Does Not Read The Rulebook

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<a href="http://www.nfl.com/gamecenter/2010091207/2010/REG1/lions@bears/recap">Bears 19, Lions 14.</a> I think the point where everyone is getting tripped up over this Calvin Johnson touchdown debacle is that the referees applied a rule that written for catches made on the sideline.

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Ndamukong Suh Really Likes That Helmet

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The Lions and Browns are generally awful, but every now and again they manage to awkwardly fumble around until they have an <a href="http://www.nfl.com/gamecenter/2009112202/2009/REG11/browns@lions">exciting game</a> against each other.

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Lions Prez Blew Twice The Legal Limit

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On Friday evening, Detroit Lions President Tom Lewand was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving, after police pulled him over for driving “erratically.

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Jay-Z Has Advice For NFL Draft Pick

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Detroit Lions rookie Ndamukong "Badonkadonk" Suh met up with noted recording artist Jay-Z recently.

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Presenting The Matt Millen Postulate

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Somebody has surely thought of this already, but here's a good rule of thumb: whatever former Detroit Lions GM Matt Millen says, the opposite is true.

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Is The NFL Draft Just Football Porn?

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We noted earlier how the NFL Draft <a href="http://content.usatoday.com/communities/gameon/post/2010/04/nfl-draft-topped-nba-playoffs-in-tv-ratings/1">outdrew the NBA Playoffs</a> on TV.

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The Art Of (Athletic) Storytelling

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/12/dan-lebatard-speaks-with-uncle-luke-about-the-espn-documentary-the-u"> When it comes to sports, those who document them are almost as important as the athletes themselves. For those who are still not in the know, ESPN is the architect behind one of the greatest documentary campaigns ever. Their “</a><a href="30for30.espn.com">30 For 30</a>” series has already produced classics centering around subjects like Len Bias, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/12/dan-lebatard-speaks-with-uncle-luke-about-the-espn-documentary-the-u">The University of Miami</a>, the Knicks/Pacers rivalry and even one on the way about the Los Angeles Raiders - narrated by <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/ice-cube">Ice Cube</a>.


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