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Start Keelan Cole, Sit Desean Jackson? « Detroit News Watch

Ryan Mayer Alright, we’re two weeks into the NFL and fantasy football seasons. We’ve begun to learn which teams/players we can trust and which we should probably stay away from on a weekly basis (looking at you Bills and Cardinals). Aside from those two teams however, questions remain. Can the Fitzpatrick to Jackson connection stay hot? Will the Raiders finally ...

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Top Team In Los Angeles? « Detroit News Watch

With the third weekend of NFL football upon us, the contenders are looking to separate themselves from the pretenders. The early games include an AFC South battle between the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars, with both teams coming off impressive wins in Week 2. The Denver Broncos head to Baltimore to face the Ravens. And the New Orleans Saints face ...

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Patriots-Lions Capsule « Detroit News Watch

NEW ENGLAND (1-1) at DETROIT (0-2) OPENING LINE – Patriots by 6 RECORD VS. SPREAD – New England 1-1, Detroit 1-1 SERIES RECORD – Patriots lead 7-4 LAST MEETING – Patriots beat Lions 34-9 Nov. 23, 2014. LAST WEEK – Patriots lost to Jaguars 31-20; Lions lost to 49ers 30-27 AP PRO32 RANKING – Patriots No. 5, Lions No. 30 ...

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Bill Belichick Has Chance To Beat Another Former Assistant « Detroit News Watch

  Bill Belichick has a chance to knock off another branch from his coaching tree. FOXBOROUGH, MA – SEPTEMBER 09: Head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots looks on during the second half against the Houston Texans at Gillette Stadium on September 9, 2018 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images) The five-time Super Bowl-winning coach has ...

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Chargers Defense Vs. Rams Offense’ « Detroit News Watch

Ryan Mayer Two weeks into the NFL season, the common refrain for all teams and commentators alike is: “It’s still early.” That said, teams that start the season 2-0 have made the playoffs at a 62 percent clip since 1990. Taking it one step further, of the 28 Super Bowl winning teams in that time period, 64 percent have started ...

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Big Ten Title Hopes Take Hit With Out-Of-Conference Losses « Detroit News Watch

Less than a month into the college football season, the results haven’t been particularly good for the Big Ten. INDIANAPOLIS, IN – DECEMBER 02: The Ohio State Buckeyes celebrate after their 27-21 win over the Wisconsin Badgers during the Big Ten Championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 2, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) Traditional ...

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Lions Sign CB Shead And Brace For Possible Loss Of CB Slay « Detroit News Watch

The Detroit Lions signed cornerback DeShawn Shead, a possible indication they’re not certain cornerback Darius Slay will be cleared to play New England. Detroit made the move Wednesday, four days before hosting the Patriots. Slay left Sunday’s loss at San Francisco with a concussion. Shead was among Detroit’s cuts entering this season. He started 22 games for Seattle from 2014-16. ...

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