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5 Questions for the Detroit Lions Entering Training Camp

The 2015 version of the Cardiac Cats have the look again of an NFC North title contender
5 Questions for the Detroit Lions Entering Training Camp

Detroit was one of the final teams to commence training camp, as veterans reported on Sunday. The Lions are looking to improve upon an 11-5 season that ended in despair following a crushing 24-20 loss to the Cowboys in the Wild Card round.

 

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Top 10 Individual Performances in the NFL in 2012

Tom Brady’s domination of Denver in last season’s playoffs tops Athlon’s list
<p> As 2012 comes to a close, Athlon looks at the top individual performances across sports this year. Here is the NFL's top 10 2012 single-game efforts.</p>

As 2012 comes to a close, Athlon will count down the top individual performances in each major sport from the year, culminating with a full list of the top 50 performances of the year.

It is important to remember that for the NFL, 2012 started with the end of the 2011 regular season and the playoffs, in addition to the first 15 weeks of the current season. That’s why Tom Brady’s record-tying performance against Denver in last season’s AFC Divisional Round comes in at No. 1 on this list, even though the game was played back in January.

Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers Preview and Prediction

Broncos playing for seeding, home field in playoffs; Raiders would just like a win
<p> Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers Preview and Prediction</p>

The Detroit Lions will try and play spoiler when they take on the Green Bay Packers tonight at 8:20 p.m. ET on NBC. The Lions (4-8) are looking to end a four-game losing streak and do something they haven’t done in more than 20 years – win at Lambeau Field. The Packers (8-4) are aiming to stay atop the NFC North standings by beating the Lions for the second time in less than a month.

Houston Texans vs. Detroit Lions Preview and Prediction

Struggling Lions host AFC’s best on Thanksgiving Day
<p> Houston Texans vs. Detroit Lions Preview and Prediction</p>

The Detroit Lions host their traditional Thanksgiving Day game today, as they will take on the Houston Texans at 12:30 p.m. ET on CBS. The opener of the NFL’s turkey day triple-header features a Lions team that’s lost two in a row and is almost in a must-win situation if it wants to keep its playoff hopes alive. On the other side are the Texans, who enter this game with an AFC-best 9-1 mark and a three-game lead over the Colts for first place in the AFC South.

Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears Monday Night Preview and Prediction

This NFC North rivalry has been controlled by the Bears lately.
<p> Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears Preview and Prediction</p>

Two divisional foes with drastically different 2012 results will meet on Monday Night Football, when the Chicago Bears host the Detroit Lions at 8:30 p.m. EST on ESPN. Lovie Smith’s Chicago crew has jumped out to a 4-1 start, outscoring its opponents by 78 points. Meanwhile, the last-place Lions are 2-3 and have looked nothing like the playoff team of a year ago.

Injury Updates Week 4: Matthew Stafford, Matt Forte, Willis McGahee

To help you decide who to start and who to sit.

There are a few key fantasy contributors that have had a number of injury question marks surrounding their playing status leading up to Week 4 of the 2012 NFL season. Here’s a little bit about these three and what you should consider.

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20 Injury-Prone Players Who Could Derail Your Fantasy Football Team

Fantasy football injury report weighing the risk vs. reward of big names.
<p> Fantasy football injury report weighing the risk vs. reward of big names like Peyton Manning, Adrian Peterson, Rob Gronkowski, Andre Johnson and Julio Jones.</p>

As every fantasy football player knows there's a lot of risk that goes into drafting certain players. If the players make it on the field, your fantasy team will thrive. If they're hit with an injury, you're in trouble. Here's a look at 20 NFL players who offer varying degrees of risk with potentially big rewards.

RUN AWAY!
Stay away completely; you’re wasting a roster spot on a future disappointment.

Fantasy Football: 10 Biggest Injury Concerns at Quarterback

Be sure to have a capable backup on your roster if you draft one of these signal callers
<p> Fantasy Football: 10 Biggest Injury Concerns at Quarterback</p>

Injuries are certainly a part of football, and fantasy football, for that matter, but when it comes to the latter that doesn't mean you can't or shouldn't be prepared.

Here are the top injury concerns when it comes to quarterback. If you decide to draft one of these guys, be sure you add a capable backup at some point.

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