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Ex-NFL Players, Lions QB Part Of Brain Study In Detroit

A former Detroit Lions quarterback is among the 10 former players who have had their brains studied with state-of-the-art MRI methods at Wayne State University.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/30/2013

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 08: Steven Jackson #39 of the Atlanta Falcons rushes out away from the Cincinnati Bengals at Georgia Dome on August 8, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Steven Jackson Provides The Falcons With A Much Needed Boost

Quarterback Matt Ryan set five Falcons single-season passing records. While impressive, it made the Falcons one-dimensional, relying too much on their aerial attack. With the addition of All-Pro running back Steven Jackson, the Falcons can now be dangerous both through the air and on the ground.

08/28/2013

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Top 10 NFL Comeback Player Candidates

There are a large number of high-profile players who, due to injuries or poor performance, disappointed last season. Here are 10 who are poised to return to form this year.

08/28/2013

Former Detroit Lions player Titus Young. (Leon Halip/Getty Images) FILE

After Another Court No-Show, Warrant Issued For Titus Young

The former Detroit Lions wide receiver was due to appear for an 11-count criminal case racked up in a serious of oddball incidents, including three arrests in one week.

CBS Detroit–08/27/2013

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Fantasy Vs. Reality: NFL Player Impact Doesn’t Always Line Up

Every year around this time, I find myself getting asked the same question over and over again from people who know I enjoy football. “So, who do you like this season?”

08/26/2013

Head coach of the Ohio State University Buckeyes football team, Urban Meyer (Getty Images/Jared Wickerham)

OSU ‘Blue’ With Envy?

It appears there is a fashion battle brewing between rival schools U-M and OSU.

97.1 The Ticket–08/26/2013

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 08: Giovani Bernard #25 of the Cincinnati Bengals rushes away from Shann Schillinger #29 of the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on August 8, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Rookie Running Back Giovani Bernard Captivating Crowds

Giovani “Gio” Bernard is creating monster waves during training camp for the Cincinnati Bengals that may prove to be a “Haitian Hurricane” on the NFL field.

08/25/2013

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Michigan Still In Need Of Big WRs This Season

Michigan coach Brady Hoke thought the Wolverines found a prime candidate for that role, but Amara Darboh suffered a season-ending injury.

97.1 The Ticket–08/24/2013

ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 12: Riley Reiff #71 of the Detroit Lions gets instructions during a rookie mini camp at the Detroit Lions Headquarters and Training Facility on May 12, 2012 in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Offensive Tackle Riley Reiff Looks To Protect The Lions Record-Breaking Offense

Riley Reiff, a former first round pick, is stepping into the starting lineup to replace a stalwart Lion. Is he up to the task? The entire team and fans certainly hope so.

08/23/2013

Damaris Johnson Could Be The Philadelphia Eagles’ Secret Weapon

A new head coach, a new offense, a new team. Due to injuries to the team, wide receiver Damaris Johnson now has a new opportunity to step up to the spotlight.

08/22/2013

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