WHOA! Wife of former player calls out Detroit Lions regarding handling of injuries

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Oct 23, 2016; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) leads his team down the tunnel before the game against the Washington Redskins at Ford Field. Lions won 20-17. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

The Detroit Lions have had a few black eyes over the years when it comes to injuries and announcements of those injuries. DeAndre Levy came under fire with the whole “will he, won’t he” in 2016, only to find out later he was dealing with a torn meniscus.

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And while Jim Caldwell and the rest can tell everyone to just check the injury report, some are making their grievances known with the way the organization handles player injuries.

That would be the wife of former Lion, now New England Patriot OL LaAdrian Waddle. She has a lot more to say on the situation than just the tweet above.

You would think an organization like the Patriots would be the gold standard to follow, but apparently Detroit does things their own way, and it’s a way that is starting to bring some negative press to the Ford family.

Oh, she also took the time to throw a little shade at the team itself…


2 NFC teams Detroit Lions fans should be rooting hard against

Other than tonight’s Monday Night Football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Houston Texans, Week 12 is in the books and the NFL Playoff picture is becoming more clear.

Of course, for the Detroit Lions (6-5) and their fans, only the NFC really matters, and at this point, they are on the outside looking in.

As you can see, the Lions currently sit at the No. 8 spot in the NFC, two places below where they must get to earn a Wild Card berth. So, how can the Lions move up and grab the No. 6 spot before the season ends? It’s quite simple, actually.

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