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Lions notes: NFL refs don’t want to call celebration penalties

Even the NFL officials have had it with celebration flags.

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  • On Saturday, we asked Lions fans for their worst jersey purchases. When one fan said Charlie Batch, the former Lions quarterback took notice, and apparently had a good sense of humor about it:

  • One Lions fan reached out to the official team Twitter account to see if he could use the Wendy’s Nugget Tactic to get himself a free new jersey:

And it worked!

  • I suppose this counts as some sort of accolade:

  • While we continue to wait to see whether the Lions will pick up Eric Ebron’s fifth-year option, here are some of his highlights from the 2016 season:

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