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Lions notes: Ezekiel Ansah will be captain this week ‘if he continues to progress’

The Lions could get their best defensive lineman back this week.

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  • All is forgiven, Pro Football Focus:

  • Jim Caldwell announced the captains for Sunday’s game during his Friday press conference, and he listed Ezekiel Ansah as a name, but only “if he continues to progress.” Still, that has to be a good sign for Ansah’s availability against the Rams.

  • The Detroit Lions’ newest running back, Justin Forsett, turns 31 today. He seems pretty excited about it:

  • If you’re looking for a reason why Todd Gurley has struggled this season, look no further than the offensive line. He is getting met by defenders quicker than any other running back in the league:

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