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Lions | Friday injury report

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:18:32 -0700

Detroit Lions TE Joseph Fauria (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 8 against the Atlanta Falcons in London. TE Brandon Pettigrew (foot) is doubtful. OT LaAdrian Waddle (concussion) is questionable, while DE Ziggy Ansah (toe) and RB Theo Riddick (hamstring) are probable. Fauria and Pettigrew didn't practice Friday, Oct. 24. Ansah was limited, while Waddle and Riddick practiced in full.

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Lions | Thursday practice report

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:58:22 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (toe) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 23, while RB Theo Riddick (hamstring) fully participated in practice.

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Lions | Three sit, one returns

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:16:38 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (toe) returned to practice Thursday, Oct. 23. TE Joseph Fauria (ankle), OT LaAdrian Waddle (calf) and TE Brandon Pettigrew (foot) sat out of practice.

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Lions | Four sit out

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:04:26 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (toe), TE Joseph Fauria (ankle), OT LaAdrian Waddle (calf) and TE Brandon Pettigrew (undisclosed) are out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 22.

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Lions | Friday practice report for Week 7

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:12:22 -0700

Detroit Lions TE Joseph Fauria (ankle) and LB Travis Lewis (quadriceps) both did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 17, and have been ruled out for the team's Week 7 game. RB Theo Riddick (hamstring) did not practice and is doubtful. DE Ziggy Ansah (toe) was limited in practice and is probable. WR Jeremy Ross (ankle) fully practiced and is probable.

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Lions | Thursday practice report

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:28:54 -0700

Detroit Lions TE Joseph Fauria (ankle), LB Travis Lewis (quadriceps) and RB Theo Riddick (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 16. DE Ziggy Ansah (toe) was limited, while WR Jeremy Ross (ankle) practiced in full.

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Lions | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:49:03 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (toe), TE Joseph Fauria (ankle), LB Travis Lewis (quadriceps) and WR Jeremy Ross (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 15.

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Lions | Friday practice report for Week 4

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:53:49 -0700

Detroit Lions CB Cassius Vaughn (ankle), LB Travis Lewis (quadriceps) and TE Joseph Fauria (ankle) all did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 26, and have been ruled out of the team's Week 4 game. OT LaAdrian Waddle (calf) was limited in practice and is doubtful. FS Don Carey did not participate in practice and is doubtful. FB Montell Owens (hamstring) fully practiced and is questionable. DE Ziggy Ansah (knee), DT Nick Fairley, RB Theo Riddick (hamstring), James Ihedigbo (neck) and DE George Johnson (groin) all fully practiced and are probable.

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Lions | Thursday practice report

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:58:59 -0700

Detroit Lions S Don Carey (hamstring), TE Joseph Fauria (ankle), LB Travis Lewis (quadriceps), CB Cassius Vaughn (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 25. DT Nick Fairley (biceps), FB Montell Owens (hamstring) and OT LaAdrian Waddle (calf) were limited, while DE Ziggy Ansah (knee), S James Ihedigbo (neck) and DE George Johnson (groin) practiced in full.

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Lions | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:31:19 -0700

Detroit Lions S Don Carey (hamstring), LB Travis Lewis (quadriceps) and CB Cassius Vaughn (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 24. DE Ziggy Ansah (knee), DT Nick Fairley (biceps), FB Montell Owens (hamstring) and OT LaAdrian Waddle (calf) were limited, while S James Ihedigbo (neck) and DE George Johnson (groin) practiced in full.

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Lions | Friday injury report

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:23:32 -0700

Detroit Lions LB Travis Lewis (quadriceps), CB Cassius Vaughn (ankle) and OT LaAdrian Waddle (calf) have been ruled out for Week 3 against the Green Bay Packers. S James Ihedigbo (neck) and FB Montell Owens (hamstring) are doubtful. DE Ziggy Ansah (knee), DT Nick Fairley (biceps) and DE George Johnson (groin) are questionable, while S Don Carey (hamstring) is probable. Lewis, Vaughn and Waddle didn't practice Friday, Sept. 19. Ansah, Fairley, Ihedigbo, Johnson and Owens were limited, while Carey practiced in full.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah to do some work

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:46:37 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (knee) will do some work in practice Friday, Sept. 19, and the team will see how his knee responds, according to head coach Jim Caldwell.

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Lions | Thursday practice report

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:02:44 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (knee), DE George Johnson (groin), LB Travis Lewis (quadriceps) CB Cassius Vaughn (ankle) and OT LaAdrian Waddle (calf) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 18. DT Nick Fairley (biceps), SS James Ihedigbo (neck) and FB Montell Owens (hamstring) were limited. FS Don Carey was a full participant.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah debuts

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:04:25 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) made his preseason debut Friday, Aug. 22, against the Jacksonville Jaguars. He came off the bench and played sparingly, posting one quarterback hurry before departing.

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Lions | Shoulders sideline two

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:57:50 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) and WR T.J. Jones (shoulder) were each inactive for the preseason Friday, Aug. 15, against the Oakland Raiders.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah won't play Friday

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:21:00 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) won't play in the team's preseason game against the Oakland Raiders Friday, Aug. 15, according to head coach Jim Caldwell.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah activated

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:55:15 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) has been taken off the Physically Unable to Perform list.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah nearing return

Wed, 06 Aug 2014 22:24:12 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) remains on the Physically Unable to Perform list, but he appears close to a return.

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Lions | Two making progress

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:22:32 -0700

Detroit Lions WR T.J. Jones (shoulder) and DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) are making progress in his rehab, but there are timetables for their returns, according to head coach Jim Caldwell. Both players are on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah placed on PUP list

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:34:17 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) will start training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform List, according to a league source.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah should be ready for camp

Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:44:22 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) did not participate in any of the minicamp practices this week but should be ready for the start of training camp.

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Lions | OTA participant update

Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:41:43 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate (undisclosed), RB Joique Bell (knee), RB Mikel Leshoure (undisclosed), WR Kevin Ogletree (undisclosed), DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) and OG Rob Sims (undisclosed) were present, but did not participate in organized team activities Thursday, June 12. WR T.J. Jones (undisclosed), LB Stephen Tulloch (undisclosed) and CB Chris Houston (toe) were absent from Lions' OTAs.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah will have to catch up

Thu, 05 Jun 2014 20:17:19 -0700

Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin said DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) will have to catch up since he is not taking part in workouts, because he is recovering from shoulder surgery. Austin said he is not worried about Ansah picking up the defense because he has been around the team during the workouts.

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Lions | Several sit out Wednesday

Wed, 28 May 2014 12:42:13 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Kevin Ogletree (teeth), RB Joique Bell (knee), DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder), CB Chris Greenwood (hernia) and LB Brandon Hepburn (undisclosed) did not participate in organized team activities Wednesday, May 28.

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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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