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Lions | Ziggy Ansah won't be ready for offseason workouts

Wed, 26 Mar 2014 07:06:28 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder, biceps) won't be ready for offseason workouts and will be brought along slowly. Ansah had surgery on his shoulder, but he also had a biceps issue last season. "He may have had an issue with it of some sort and, oftentimes, those things are interconnected, as you well know," head coach Jim Caldwell said.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah undergoes surgery

Thu, 20 Feb 2014 16:07:31 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) underwent shoulder surgery earlier this month but should be ready for the start of the 2014 NFL season. Ansah dealt with a lingering shoulder injury during the last four games of the season.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah set to start

Mon, 16 Dec 2013 16:19:35 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) is active and set to start in the Week 15 game against the Baltimore Ravens Monday, Dec. 16. He was listed as questionable.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah expected to play

Sat, 14 Dec 2013 17:14:44 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) is expected to play in the team's Week 15 game even though he is listed as questionable for the game.

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Lions | Saturday injury report for Week 15

Sat, 14 Dec 2013 16:06:26 -0800

Detroit Lions CB Chris Houston (toe) and CB Darius Slay (knee) are listed as doubtful for Week 15. DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) is listed as questionable. OT LaAdrian Waddle (elbow), DE Israel Idonije (knee), FS Louis Delmas (knee) and FS John Wendling (illness) are listed as probable. Delmas, Houston and Slay did not participate in practice Saturday, Dec. 14. Ansah was limited during practice while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Lions | Friday practice report for Week 15

Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:18:51 -0800

Detroit Lions CBs Chris Houston (toe) and Darius Slay (knee) did not practice Friday, Dec. 13. DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder), S Louis Delmas (knee), DE Israel Idonije (knee) and OT LaAdrian Waddle (elbow) were limited. S John Wendling (illness) practiced in full.

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Lions | Thursday practice report for Week 15

Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:29:46 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder), S Louis Delmas (knee), CB Chris Houston (toe), DE Israel Idonije (knee), CB Darius Slay (knee) and S John Wendling (illness) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 12. OT LaAdrian Waddle (elbow) was limited.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah day-to-day

Mon, 09 Dec 2013 10:21:37 -0800

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) is considered day-to-day because of his shoulder injury.

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Lions | Wait and see for Ziggy Ansah

Sun, 08 Dec 2013 20:35:30 -0800

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said Sunday, Dec. 8, that the injury DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) suffered in Week 14 against the Philadelphia Eagles does not appear to be serious. "He hurt it during the game," Schwartz said. "We'll see. It doesn't look like it's long term, but we'll have to see."

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah exits

Sun, 08 Dec 2013 12:41:29 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) left the Week 14 game with a shoulder injury and is questionable to return.

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Lions | Two combine for strong defensive day

Fri, 29 Nov 2013 23:18:08 -0800

Detroit Lions DLs Ziggy Ansah and Devin Taylor combined for six tackles, four sacks (two apiece), three tackles for loss, and four quarterback hits in a 40-10 win over the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, Nov. 28. Taylor also forced a fumble that was recovered by the Lions.

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Lions | Thursday practice report for Week 12

Fri, 22 Nov 2013 13:32:59 -0800

Detroit Lions S Louis Delmas (knee) did not practice Friday, Nov. 22, and is probable. DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle) was limited in practice and is probable. CB Bill Bentley (knee), DT Andre Fluellen (thigh), CB Jonte Greene (illness) and OT Corey Hilliard (knee) all fully practiced and are probable. DE Israel Idonije (knee) and S Glover Quin (ankle) both were limited in practice and are questionable.

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Lions | Thursday practice report for Week 12

Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:29:38 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle), DT Andre Fluellen (thigh) and FS Louis Delmas (knee) were limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 21. WR Nate Burleson (forearm), OT Corey Hilliard (knee) and CB Bill Bentley (knee) fully participated in practice.

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Lions | Wednesday practice report for Week 12

Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:36:23 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Joique Bell (Achilles'), CB Jonte Green (illness) and S Glover Quin (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 20. DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle), CB Dwight Bentley (knee), S Louis Delmas (knee), DT Andre Fluellen (thigh), DE Israel Idonije (knee) and TE Brandon Pettigrew (knee) all were limited. T Corey Hilliard (knee) fully practiced.

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Lions | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 17 Nov 2013 08:40:29 -0800

The Detroit Lions have declared CB Bill Bentley, OT Corey Hilliard, DL Ezekiel Ansah, QB Kellen Moore, OG Leroy Harris, RB Montell Owens, WR Nate Burleson inactive for Week 11.

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Lions | Ezekiel Ansah testing ankle

Sun, 17 Nov 2013 07:40:22 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (ankle) is testing out his ankle in pregame warm ups with trainers and defensive coaches.

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Lions | Friday injury report for Week 11

Fri, 15 Nov 2013 14:08:57 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Montell Owens (knee) has been ruled out for Week 11. WR Nate Burleson (forearm) and CB Bill Bentley (knee) are listed as doubtful. OT Corey Hilliard (knee) and DE Ezekiel Ansah (ankle) are listed as questionable. FS Louis Delmas (knee) is listed as probable. Owens, Bentley and Delmas did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 15. Burleson, Hilliard and Ansah were limited during practice.

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Lions | Thursday practice report for Week 11

Thu, 14 Nov 2013 13:49:34 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (ankle), CB Bill Bentley (knee) and RB Montell Owens (knee) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 14. S Louis Delmas (knee) and OT Corey Hilliard (knee) were limited.

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Lions | Wednesday practice report for Week 11

Wed, 13 Nov 2013 13:52:11 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (ankle), CB Bill Bentley (knee), S Louis Delmas (knee) and RB Montell Owens (knee) all did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 13. OT Corey Hilliard (knee) was limited in practice.

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Lions | Week 10 Inactives

Sun, 10 Nov 2013 08:35:07 -0800

The Detroit Lions have declared CB Bill Bentley, OT Corey Hilliard, CB Dwight Bentley, DL Ezekiel Ansah, QB Kellen Moore, OG Leroy Harris, RB Mikel Leshoure, WR Nate Burleson inactive for Week 10.

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Lions | Friday injury report for Week 10

Fri, 08 Nov 2013 13:47:02 -0800

Detroit Lions S Louis Delmas (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 8, and is probable. S Glover Quin (ankle) was limited in practice and is probable. LB Travis Lewis (ankle) fully practiced and is probable. DE Ezekiel Ansah (ankle), CB Bill Bentley (knee), and OT Corey Hilliard (knee) all did not practice and are doubtful. WR Nate Burleson (forearm) was limited in practice and has been ruled out.

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Lions | Thursday practice report for Week 10

Thu, 07 Nov 2013 14:52:27 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (ankle), CB Dwight Bentley (knee) and OT Corey Hilliard (knee) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 7. S Louis Delmas (knee) and S Glover Quin (ankle) were limited. LB Travis Lewis (ankle) practiced in full.

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Lions | Three sit, two practice

Thu, 07 Nov 2013 08:48:11 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (ankle), CB Bill Bentley (knee) and OT Corey Hilliard (knee) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 7. FS Louis Delmas (knee) and LB Travis Lewis (ankle) returned to practice.

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Lions | Wednesday practice report for Week 10

Wed, 06 Nov 2013 14:51:10 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (ankle), CB Dwight Bentley (knee), S Louis Delmas (knee), T Corey Hilliard (knee) and LB Travis Lewis (ankle) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 6. S Glover Quin (ankle) was limited in practice.

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Lions | Ezekiel Ansah in walking boot

Tue, 05 Nov 2013 10:30:57 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (knee, ankle) left the locker room Tuesday, Nov. 5, with a walking boot on his left ankle. Ansah declined comment on the injury.

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Lions | Three sitting

Tue, 05 Nov 2013 08:24:11 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (knee), CB Bill Bentley (knee) and OT Corey Hilliard (knee) are not practicing Tuesday, Nov. 5.

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Lions | Ezekiel Ansah won't miss time

Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:27:53 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (knee) isn't dealing with a serious injury and isn't expected to miss any time after the team's bye week in Week 9.

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Lions | Ezekiel Ansah never returned

Sun, 27 Oct 2013 19:51:33 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (knee) left the Week 8 game against the Dallas Cowboys in the first half due to an ankle injury and he was unable to return.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah exits

Sun, 27 Oct 2013 11:16:44 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (ankle) left the Week 8 game with an ankle injury and is questionable to return.

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Lions | Eight players listed as probable

Fri, 04 Oct 2013 14:41:24 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Patrick Edwards (ankle), OG Rob Sims (shoulder), OT Jason Fox (groin), DE Ezekiel Ansah (abdomen), DE Israel Idonije (hamstring), LB Ashlee Palmer (ankle), CB Rashean Mathis (head) and FS Louis Delmas (knee) are listed as probable for Week 5. Delmas did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 4, Ansah and Palmer were limited and the other players fully practiced.

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Lions | Five limited

Thu, 03 Oct 2013 15:26:38 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (abdomen), S Louis Delmas (knee), DE Israel Idonije (hamstring), S Glover Quin (ankle) and OG Rob Sims (shoulder) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 3.

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Lions | Two limited in practice

Wed, 02 Oct 2013 13:31:24 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (abdomen) and OG Rob Sims (shoulder) were both limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 2.

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Lions | Four questionable

Fri, 27 Sep 2013 15:13:01 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (abdomen), S Don Carey (hamstring), OT Jason Fox (groin) and OT Corey Hilliard (groin) are questionable for Week 4. Fox practiced in full Friday, Sept. 27, while the others were limited.

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Lions | 11 limited

Thu, 26 Sep 2013 14:42:04 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (abdomen), S Don Carey (hamstring), S Louis Delmas (knee), WR Patrick Edwards (ankle), OT Jason Fox (groin), OT Corey Hilliard (groin), CB Chris Houston (hand), LB DeAndre Levy (abdomen), LB Ashlee Palmer (ankle), OG Rob Sims (shoulder) and DT Ndamukong Suh (knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 26.

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Lions | Six players limited

Wed, 25 Sep 2013 13:11:54 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Patrick Edwards (ankle), OT Jason Fox (groin), DE Ezekiel Ansah (abdomen), LB DeAndre Levy (abdomen), LB Ashlee Palmer (ankle) and FS Don Carey (hamstring) were limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 25.

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Lions | Ezekiel Ansah sees plenty of action

Mon, 09 Sep 2013 18:17:01 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (concussion) did not start in Week 1 against the Minnesota Vikings, but he came off the bench and saw plenty of action. He made to post a half of a sack in his NFL debut.

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Lions | Three probable

Fri, 06 Sep 2013 13:55:35 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (concussion), S Louis Delmas (knee) and DE Jason Jones (knee) are probable for Week 1. Ansah practiced in full Friday, Sept. 6, while the other two did not practice.

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Lions | Ezekiel Ansah hopes to play

Fri, 06 Sep 2013 11:31:05 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (concussion) said the concussion he suffered Aug. 24 was the first one he's had, and he's still hoping to suit up in Week 1, although the final decision will come down to the coaching staff.

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Lions | Two limited

Thu, 05 Sep 2013 13:49:19 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (concussion) and S Louis Delmas (knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 5.

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Lions | Ezekiel Ansah appears to be on track

Thu, 05 Sep 2013 11:25:34 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (concussion) was participating during the media-access portion of practice Thursday, Sept. 5, and appears to be on track to play Week 1.

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Lions | Ezekiel Ansah does not practice

Wed, 04 Sep 2013 14:17:40 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 4.

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Lions | Ezekiel Ansah making progress

Wed, 04 Sep 2013 10:47:53 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 4, but was able to participate in the warmups and ran some sprints during practice.

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Lions | Ezekiel Ansah has concussion

Tue, 03 Sep 2013 11:27:26 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (concussion) is likely dealing with a concussion after missing practices and the team's last preseason game. Head coach Jim Schwartz doesn't seem concerned that Ansah has missed practice time, though.

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Lions | Offensive line shows well in drills

Fri, 02 Aug 2013 18:15:48 -0700

The Detroit Lions offensive line had a good day in one-on-one pass rush drills Friday, Aug. 2. OG Rob Sims shut down DT Nick Fairley on both snaps, OT Jason Fox did well against DE Ronnell Lewis, OG Larry Warford shut down DT Jimmy Saddler-McQueen and OT Riley Reiff looked good against both DEs Ezekiel Ansah and Braylon Broughton.

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Lions | Teammate praises Ezekiel Ansah

Mon, 29 Jul 2013 21:03:19 -0700

Detroit Lions LB Stephen Tulloch said Monday, July 29, that rookie DE Ezekiel Ansah reminds him of a young DE Jevon Kearse. Tulloch played with Kearse during his days with the Tennessee Titans. "Ziggy is a freak," Tulloch said. "He's a raw player but very instinctive. He can read screens very well. Runs to the ball very well. He's just a real good athlete."

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Lions | Several rookies have chance to win jobs

Thu, 25 Jul 2013 13:57:10 -0700

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz indicated DE Ezekiel Ansah, CB Darius Slay, OG Larry Warford and P Sam Martin have the chance to win starting jobs during training camp.

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Lions | Will keep Ezekiel Ansah at one position

Fri, 21 Jun 2013 11:26:52 -0700

Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham said the team will keep DE Ezekiel Ansah at right defensive end and will not move him around like he did last season at Brigham Young. Cunningham said Ansah's skill level was evident during offseason workouts and believes Ansah will benefit from sticking with one position.

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Lions | Ezekiel Ansah learning quickly

Wed, 12 Jun 2013 06:03:37 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah is grasping the defensive scheme quickly. "You know, we don't have a real complex scheme for defensive line, but that's a relative term," Lions coach Jim Schwartz said. "You know, there's still a lot for rookies to have to go through and learn, and he's done a great job managing all of it. He's very serious about what he does, hard worker, you know, works hard both on and off the field. He just naturally has a knack for picking up the game, and he knocked down a pass (on Tuesday). He did some really good things."

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Lions | Crash coursing Ezekiel Ansah

Mon, 27 May 2013 05:12:27 -0700

The Detroit Lions are cramming as much football knowledge as they can into first-round pick DL Ezekiel Ansah. "It's all new to him," coach Jim Schwartz said. "We did talk about how Ziggy was an inexperienced player, but he was very instinctive playing things like screens and reverses and some trap blocks and draws and things like that that you would think an inexperienced player would struggle on. He did well on all those things."

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Lions | Ezekiel Ansah contract update

Fri, 10 May 2013 10:05:03 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Detroit Lions have signed first-round draft choice DE Ezekiel Ansah to a five-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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