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DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 27: Ezekiel Ansah #94 of the Detroit Lions sacks Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears in the fourth quarter at Ford Field on November 27, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Detroit Lions win 34-17. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Ansah’s Performance Earning Rave Reviews; Ihedigbo Calls Him ‘Man Amongst Boys’

For Ansah’s Thanksgiving Day effort against the Chicago Bears, Pro Football Focus gave him a rating of 7.4, his highest of the season by a decent margin.

CBS Detroit–12/01/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 14:  Ezekiel Ansah #94 and Jason Jones #91 of the Detroit Lions tackle Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Ziggy Ansah Named NFC Defensive Player Of The Week

Ansah’s success came as part of Detroit’s overall defensive dominance against the Minnesota Vikings, whom the Lions defeated, 17-3.

CBS Detroit–10/15/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 27: Ezekiel Ansah #94 and head coach Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions celebrate a fourth quarter extra point against the Dallas Cowboys that put Detroit up 31-30 with only seconds remaining at Ford Field on October 27, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Caldwell, Austin Hopeful To Have Ansah Play In Friday’s Game

“We’ll be able to check with the doctors after today’s practice,” Caldwell said. “Hopefully he’ll be able to get some snaps.”

CBS Detroit–08/20/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 27: Ezekiel Ansah #94 of the Detroit Lions celebrates a 31-30 victory over the Dallas Cowboys at Ford Field on October 27, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions’ Ansah Getting Ready To Return

There’s a bit of turmoil on the inside of the Detroit Lions’ defensive line.

97.1 The Ticket–08/14/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 27: Ezekiel Ansah #94 and head coach Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions celebrate a fourth quarter extra point against the Dallas Cowboys that put Detroit up 31-30 with only seconds remaining at Ford Field on October 27, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Ziggy Ansah Taken Off PUP List

Ansah underwent surgery on his shoulder this offseason.

CBS Detroit–08/12/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 28:  Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions celebrates after scoring on a 20 yard touchdown pass from Matthew Stafford #9 during the third quarter of the game against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on November 28, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  The Lions defeated the Packers 40-10.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Calvin Johnson, Ziggy Ansah, TJ Jones Out For Preseason Opener

Johnson, who had surgery on a finger and on a knee in the offseason, has been monitored closely by new Lions head coach Jim Caldwell.

CBS Detroit–08/09/2014

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 10: Brandon Marshall #15 of the Chicago Bears catches a  touchdown pass in front of Darius Slay #30 of the Detroit Lions during the first quarter on November 10, 2013 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Slay Feeling Fine After Leaving Practice, Talks About Johnny Manziel

It caused a bit of a scare Monday when projected starting cornerback Darius Slay left practice accompanied by a trainer.

CBS Detroit–08/04/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 27: Ezekiel Ansah #94 of the Detroit Lions celebrates a 31-30 victory over the Dallas Cowboys at Ford Field on October 27, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

No Timetable For Return Of Ziggy Ansah

Other Lions on the PUP list include Golden Tate and TJ Jones. Caldwell said the team has seen progress from those two as well as Ansah.

CBS Detroit–07/27/2014

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 13:  Wide receiver Travis Benjamin #80 of the Cleveland Browns is tackled by linebacker DeAndre Levy #54 of the Detroit Lions at FirstEnergy Stadium on October 13, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

Pat Caputo: 3 Most Underrated Players On The Detroit Lions

DeAndre Levy, linebacker – It was a travesty Levy didn’t make the Pro Bowl in 2013.

97.1 The Ticket–07/03/2014

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 15:  General Manager Martin Mayhew of the Detroit Lions introduces Jim Caldwell as the Lions head coach during a news conference at Ford Field on January 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Mayhew On Suh Contract: ‘I Do Expect Something To Get Done’

Free agency begins March 11, and at the moment Suh evidently does not have an agent.

CBS Detroit–02/21/2014

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