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Notes: Lions favored in just 6 games in 2017

Add Vegas to the list of those doubting the Lions.

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  • Ezekiel Ansah is heading into the final year of his rookie contract, which means he could hit free agency next year. Tuesday Ansah said he’ll be reaching out to Ndamukong Suh for free agency advice:

  • Speaking of Ansah, there has been a little more controversy with his age. As you may remember, during the 2013 draft process, teams questioned whether Ansah was actually as young as he claimed to be. According to Chris Mortensen, Ansah provided teams with a copy of his passport confirming his age.

This week’s controversy comes from several Ghanaian news stories, which list Ansah’s age as 29 (he is 27 according to the Lions). The Lions maintain that Ansah is 27 years old.

  • The evils of NFL officiating has a new face and his name is Alberto Riveron:

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