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NFL Refs Back Official Accused Of Calling Player Vulgar Name « Detroit News Watch

The NFL Referees Association is questioning why the league isn’t focusing more attention on Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes for threatening umpire Roy Ellison following Buffalo’s game at Miami last weekend.    (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)   Ellison has been placed on administrative leave while the NFL investigates Hughes’ accusation that Ellison called him a vulgar name during the ...

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Lions-Cardinals Preview Capsule « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (4-8) at ARIZONA (3-9) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. OPENING LINE — Lions by 2 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Detroit 6-6, Arizona 6-6 SERIES RECORD —  Lions lead 32-28-5 LAST MEETING — Lions beat Cardinals 35-23, Sept. 10, 2017 LAST WEEK — Lions lost to Rams 30-16; Cardinals beat Packers 20-17 AP PRO32 RANKING — Lions No. 25, Cardinals No. ...

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Redskins The Latest To Hide Behind Tired Excuses For Not Signing Kaepernick « Detroit News Watch

Ryan Mayer The Washington Redskins have had a brutal year when it comes to injuries and that continued on Monday night against the Philadelphia Eagles when backup quarterback Colt McCoy fractured his tibia. McCoy’s injury meant the team had to turn to the third quarterback on their depth chart, the newly-signed Mark Sanchez. Washington ended up losing to the Eagles ...

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