Nov 19, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh (90) during player introductions prior to the game against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-US PRESSWIRE

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Lions should consider trading Ndamukong Suh
Drew Sharp – Detroit Free Press

This is as much about reputation as the result.

Ndamukong Suh has become an albatross around the Lions’ neck. He exudes the potential for greatness, but nobody’s consistently seen that range of excellence since his rookie season. Suh is paid quite well to disrupt opposing offenses. But what good is he if that disruption extends beyond the playing field and into an NFL headquarters now overtly paranoid about its legal accountability for a sport in which its inherent violence and brutality cross beyond reasonability?

The Detroit Lions Are on the Clock for the 2013 NFL Draft
Aaron Nagler – Bleacher Report

With an epic, yet ultimately losing effort against the Houston Texans in front of a national audience on Thanksgiving Day, the Detroit Lions have put themselves On The Clock for the 2013 NFL draft.

NFC North: Division race is heading into the home stretch, but far from over
Tim Twentyman – DetroitLions.com

The Lions’ loss to the Texans on Thanksgiving knocked them to 4-7 and four games out of the lead, which seems too much to overcome in so little time.

Top 5 Detroit Lions things to watch: Are Titus Young’s days numbered?
Anwar S. Richardson – MLive.com

When Detroit was defeated by the Houston Texans recently, it seemed like the perfect time to start making plans January vacation plans. Detroit owns a 4-7 record (0-4 in the NFC North), and will need to win its final five games, plus have some luck, to make a second consecutive playoff appearance. If the Lions finish below .500, NFL observers will classify this season as a failure.

Lions fans may not watch their team battle for a playoff spot in December, but there are still several things to keep an eye on.

Report: Detroit Lions’ Ndamukong Suh ticketed in driving incident
Tom Greenwood and Tony Briscoe – The Detroit News

Detroit Lions’ defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has reportedly been flagged again for his driving.

But this time is he guilty of aggressive driving or the victim of an aggressive ticket writing officer?

On Nov. 15, Suh was cited for failure to use due care and caution while zipping through Lathrup Village, but two weeks later, his case is under review by Police Chief William Armstrong.

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