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LANDOVER, MD - SEPTEMBER 22: Nate Burleson #13 of the Detroit Lions is tackled by David Amerson #39 of the Washington Redskins after catching a pass from Matthew Stafford #9 (not pictured) in the first quarter during a game at FedExField on September 22, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Lions Offensive Looks Alive Even Without Reggie Bush

Maybe – just maybe – the Lions offense is not completely inept without Reggie Bush after all.

CBS Detroit–09/23/2013

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 22: Kanorris Davis #44 of the New England Patriots fumbles the ball after being hit by Glover Quin #27 of the Detroit Lions during the first quarter during a pre season game at Ford Field on August 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Hold Each Other Accountable By Running For Personal Fouls

For every personal foul committed by a Detroit Lion, the whole team will run three half-gassers. Sideline and back. Sideline and back. Sideline and back.

CBS Detroit–09/12/2013

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 08: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings runs for a second quarter touchdown past the defense of Louis Delmas #26 of the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on September 8, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Want To Shed Reputation For Being Penalty-Happy, Undisciplined

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz must have minded the team’s 11 penalties for 88 yards a little more than he let on after the season opener against the Minnesota Vikings.

CBS Detroit–09/11/2013

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 09: Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions and Harvey Dahl #62 of the St. Louis Rams do battle during the game at Ford Field on September 9, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Rams 27-23. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Suh’s Teammates Say $100,000 Fine Is Excessive

“The league’s out of control with some of these fines,” placekicker David Akers said. “It’s like it’s Monopoly money, it’s not real. That’s a lot of money.”

97.1 The Ticket–09/11/2013

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 08: Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz talks with Ndamukong Suh #90 on the sidelines during the sesond quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on September 8, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Player Suh Blocked Speaks Out About Fine, Jeff Saturday Calls Suh Dirty

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh apologized to his teammates for the low block penalty that wiped out the “six” of a pick six by Detroit’s DeAndre Levy.

CBS Detroit–09/10/2013

TAMPA, FL - SEPTEMBER 11:  Wide receiver Nate Burleson #13 of the Detroit Lions dives toward the endzone during the season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium September 11, 2011 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Burleson Vows On Twitter To Donate Money To Schools Based On Drops

After dropping a pass that turned into an interception in the the Detroit Lions’ last preseason game, wide receiver Nate Burleson pledged on Twitter that he would not drop another pass and that if he did he would give $100 to an elementary school for every drop of the season.

CBS Detroit–08/30/2013

ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 21: Nate Burleson #13 of the Detroit Lions scores a late second quarter touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys at Dallas Stadium on November 21, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Expect Third Preseason Game To Reveal More About Offense

With Thursday’s game being deemed the most important of the preseason, how the offense performs against the Patriots Thursday will set the tone. Burleson is confident it will be a positive one.

CBS Detroit–08/20/2013

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 30: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions looks to throw a second quarter pass while playing the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on December 30, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Preseason Gives Lions Chance To Evaluate, Create Momentum

When it comes to creating the kind of quality depth needed to sustain a team throughout the next 17 weeks, however, preseason games are crucial.

CBS Detroit–08/09/2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 4:  Nate Burleson #13 of the Detroit Lions runs the ball against the New Orleans Saints at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 4, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  The Saints defeated the Lions 31-17.  (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Was Reggie Bush Lions’ Best Pick Up? Burleson Thinks So

“I think everybody knows he’s quite the dual threat and that’s exactly what we need on this type of offense.”

CBS Detroit–08/07/2013

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 18: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions scores on a 25 yard touchdown pass from Matthew Stafford #9 during the third quarter of the game against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on November 18, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Packers defeated the Lions 24-20. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Calvin Johnson Working Like He’s ‘Trying To Make The Team’

“Megatron” himself explained one area he has been working on – seeing the field more like quarterback Matthew Stafford.

CBS Detroit–08/07/2013

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