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Lions | Ziggy Ansah likely to play

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 06:36:44 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle) is expected to play in Week 13's game against the New Orleans Saints. He was listed as questionable on the injury report and participated fully in practice Friday, Dec. 2, after taking part in two earlier sessions during the week on a limited basis.

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Lions | Ankle injury to linger for Ziggy Ansah

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:32:32 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle) said he will likely have to deal with his ankle injury for the remainder of the season.

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Lions | Detroit's Friday injury report

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:48:13 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle), FS Don Carey (hamstring), LB DeAndre Levy (knee) and LB Tahir Whitehead (knee) are listed as questionable for Week 13. Ansah fully participated in practice, while the other players were limited during practice.

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Lions | Detroit's Thursday injury report

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:29:57 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle), FS Don Carey (hamstring), LB DeAndre Levy (knee) and LB Tahir Whitehead (knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 1.

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Lions | Detroit's Wednesday injury report

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:27:33 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle), FS Don Carey (hamstring), LB DeAndre Levy (knee) and LB Tahir Whitehead (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 30.

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Lions | Detroit's Wednesday injury report

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 13:59:05 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle), FS Don Carey (hamstring), C Graham Glasgow (ankle), LB DeAndre Levy (knee) and DT Khyri Thornton (foot) were limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 23, and are listed as questionable for Week 12.

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Lions | Detroit's Tuesday practice report

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:35:39 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle), FS Don Carey (hamstring), C Graham Glasgow (ankle), LB DeAndre Levy (knee) and DT Khyri Thornton (foot) were limited in practice Tuesday, Nov. 22.

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Lions | Detroit's Monday injury report

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 15:20:32 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle), FS Don Carey (hamstring), C Graham Glasgow (ankle), LB DeAndre Levy (knee) and DT Khyri Thornton (foot) were limited during practice Monday, Nov. 21. The Lions did not practice Monday, so these are estimations.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah will play Sunday

Sun, 20 Nov 2016 07:46:52 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle) will be active for Week 11's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. He was limited in practice throughout the week and had been listed as questionable on the injury report.

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Lions | Friday injury report for Detroit

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 16:01:17 -0800

Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy (knee) was limited during practice Friday, Nov. 18, and is listed as doubtful for Week 11. DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle) was limited during practice and is listed as questionable. CB Adairius Barnes (illness), OT Riley Reiff (illness) and CB Darius Slay (hamstring) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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Lions | Detroit's Thursday injury report

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 15:04:04 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle) and LB DeAndre Levy (knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 17. CB Adairius Barnes (illness), OT Riley Reiff (illness) and CB Darius Slay (hamstring) participated fully.

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Lions | Detroit's Friday injury report

Fri, 04 Nov 2016 16:00:43 -0700

Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy (knee, quadriceps) has been ruled out for Week 9. DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle), CB Adairius Barnes (hamstring), OT Taylor Decker (ribs), DT Haloti Ngata (shoulder), OT Riley Reiff (illness) and CB Darius Slay (hamstring) are listed as questionable. Levy and Reiff did not participate in practice, while the other players were limited during practice. OT Corey Robinson (ankle) fully participated in practice and is not on the injury report.

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Lions | Detroit practice report for Thursday

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 19:07:33 -0700

Detroit Lions CB Adairius Barnes (hamstring), LB DeAndre Levy (knee, quadriceps), OT Riley Reiff (illness) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 3. DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle), OT Taylor Decker (ribs), DT Haloti Ngata (shoulder) and CB Darius Slay (hamstring) were listed as limited participants while OT Corey Robinson (ankle) was a full participant.

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Lions | Wednesday injury report for Lions

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 14:45:04 -0700

Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy (knee, quadriceps) and OT Riley Reiff (illness) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 2. DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle), CB Adairius Barnes (hamstring), OT Taylor Decker (ribs), DT Haloti Ngata (shoulder) and CB Darius Slay (hamstring) were limited. OT Corey Robinson (ankle) participated fully.

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Lions | Friday injury report for Detroit

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:46:40 -0700

Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy (knee, quadriceps), DT Haloti Ngata (shoulder) and OT Corey Robinson (ankle) did not practice Friday, Oct. 21, and have been ruled out for Week 7. DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle), OG Larry Warford (groin) and LB Tahir Whitehead (abdomen) were limited participants and are listed as questionable.

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Lions | Detroit's Thursday injury report

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:18:15 -0700

Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy (knee, quadriceps), DT Haloti Ngata (shoulder) and OL Corey Robinson (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 20. DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle), OL Larry Warford (groin), RB Dwayne Washington (ankle) and LB Tahir Whitehead (abdomen) were each able to get in a limited session.

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Lions | Detroit's Wednesday injury report

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:16:02 -0700

Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy (quadriceps, knee) and DT Haloti Ngata (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 19. DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle) and OG Larry Warford (groin) were limited during practice.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah will play Sunday

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 08:45:05 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle) is active for Week 6's game against the Los Angeles Rams.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah expecting to return Week 6

Sat, 15 Oct 2016 11:14:22 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle) is making progress from the high-ankle sprain he suffered in Week 2 and "trending in the right direction" in regards to playing Week 6 versus the Los Angeles Rams, according to head coach Jim Caldwell.

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Lions | Detroit's Friday injury report

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 17:38:37 -0700

Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy (knee, quadriceps) and DT Haloti Ngata (shoulder) have been ruled out for Week 6. DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle), FS Don Carey (ribs), DT A'Shawn Robinson (shoulder), OG Laken Tomlinson (neck) and OG Larry Warford (hip) are listed as questionable. Levy, Ngata and Warford did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 14. Ansah, Robinson and Tomlinson were limited, while Carey fully participated in practice.

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Lions | Lions' practice report for Thursday

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 16:36:03 -0700

Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy (knee, quadriceps), DT Haloti Ngata (shoulder) and OL Larry Warford (hip) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 13. DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle), WR Anquan Boldin (ankle), S Don Carey (ribs), DT A'Shawn Robinson (shoulder) and OL Laken Tomlinson (neck) got in limited sessions.

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Lions | Detroit's Wednesday injury report

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 17:31:18 -0700

Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy (knee, quadriceps), DT Haloti Ngata (shoulder), OG Laken Tomlinson (neck) and RB Dwayne Washington (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12. DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle), FS Don Carey (ribs), DT A'Shawn Robinson (shoulder) and OG Larry Warford (hip) were limited during practice.

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Lions | Week 5 Detroit inactives

Sun, 09 Oct 2016 08:41:05 -0700

The Detroit Lions have declared OT Cornelius Lucas, LB DeAndre Levy, RB Dwayne Washington, TE Eric Ebron, OG Joe Dahl, DL Stefan Charles, DL Ziggy Ansah inactive for Week 5.

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Lions | Friday injury report for Detroit

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 17:42:59 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle) and LB DeAndre Levy (knee, quadriceps) have been ruled out for Week 5. FS Don Carey (ribs) and SS Tavon Austin (neck) are listed as questionable. Ansah and Levy did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 7. Carey was limited during practice, while Wilson fully participated in practice. CB Nevin Lawson (illness) fully participated in practice and is not on the injury report.

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Lions | Lions injury report for Thursday

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 16:43:13 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle), S Don Carey (ribs), LB DeAndre Levy (knee, quadriceps) and RB Dwayne Washington (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 6. CB Nevin Lawson (illness) and S Tavon Wilson (neck) were able to practice in full.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah not expected to play

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 22:41:41 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle) is not expected to be available for the Week 5 game against the Philadelphia Eagles, according to a source Wednesday, Oct. 5.

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Lions | Wednesday injury report for Detroit

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 17:38:04 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle), FS Don Carey (ribs), CB Nevin Lawson (illness) and LB DeAndre Levy (quadriceps, knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 5. SS Tavon Wilson (neck) was limited during practice.

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Lions | Week 4 inactives for Detroit

Sun, 02 Oct 2016 08:51:33 -0700

The Detroit Lions have declared DE Ziggy Ansah, CB Adairius Barnes, OG Joe Dahl, WR Aaron Dobson, LB DeAndre Levy, OT Cornelius Lucas, SS Tavon Wilson inactive for Week 4.

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Lions | Friday injury report for Detroit

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:31:57 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle) and LB DeAndre Levy (quadriceps) have been ruled out for Week 4. CB Adairius Barnes (ankle), DE Wallace Gilberry (abdomen), OT Riley Reiff (ankle), DE Devin Taylor (ankle), LB Antwione Williams (hamstring) and SS Tavon Wilson (neck) are listed as questionable. Ansah and Levy did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 30. Taylor, Williams and Wilson were limited during practice, while Barnes, Gilberry and Reiff fully participated in practice.

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Lions | Detroit's Wednesday injury report

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:07:19 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle), DE Wallace Gilberry (abdomen), LB DeAndre Levy (quadriceps) and LB Antwione Williams (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 28. CB Adairius Barnes (ankle), OT Riley Reiff (ankle), DE Devin Taylor (ankle) and SS Tavon Wilson (neck) were limited during practice.

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Lions | Detroit's Week 3 inactives

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 08:44:17 -0700

The Detroit Lions have declared CB Adairius Barnes, LB Antwione Williams, OT Cornelius Lucas, LB DeAndre Levy, OG Joe Dahl, TE Orson Charles, DL Ziggy Ansah inactive for Week 3.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah will also miss Week 4

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 06:44:47 -0700

Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions DL Ziggy Ansah (ankle) is expected to miss Week 4's game versus the Chicago Bears due to a high ankle sprain, according to a source. He has already been ruled out for Week 3's contest against the Green Bay Packers and will receive a second opinion on an MRI exam this week.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah out for Week 3

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:23:04 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 3 versus the Green Bay Packers. He is expected to seek a second opinion, according to ESPN's Adam Caplan.

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Lions | Two Lions sitting out

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:36:53 -0700

Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy (quadriceps) and DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle) are out of practice Friday, Sept. 23. Both are unlikely to play in Week 3. DE Devin Taylor (ankle) returned to practice.

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Lions | Detroit's Thursday practice report

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:21:00 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle), LB DeAndre Levy (quadriceps), DE Devin Taylor (ankle) and LB Antwione Williams (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 22. CB Adairius Barnes (ankle), DE Wallace Gilberry (abdomen), OT Riley Reiff (ankle), LB Kyle Van Noy (calf) and DT Tyrunn Walker (calf) were limited. TE Cole Wick (shoulder) was a full participant.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah will have second opinion

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:31:31 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle) is seeking a second opinion on his high-ankle sprain, according to a source.

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Lions | Detroit's Wednesday injury report

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:15:38 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle), DE Wallace Gilberry (abdomen), LB DeAndre Levy (quadriceps), OT Riley Reiff (ankle), LB Kyle Van Noy (calf), DT Tyrunn Walker (calf) and LB Antwione Williams (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 21. CB Adarius Barnes (ankle) was limited during practice, while TE Cole Wick (shoulder) fully participated in practice.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah has ankle sprain

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 17:04:23 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle) suffered a high-ankle sprain in a Week 2 loss to the Tennessee Titans, according to a source. He will miss some time, but how long exactly has not been determined.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah leaves early

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 10:24:38 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (ankle) left the team's Week 2 game early because of an ankle injury and is considered questionable to return.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah drawing extra attention

Sat, 17 Sep 2016 20:02:29 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah rushed Indianapolis QB Andrew Luck 24 times in Week 1, and he faced double teams or quick passes on 14 of those plays.

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Lions | Friday injury report for Lions

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:52:00 -0700

Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy (quadriceps) is listed as doubtful for Week 2, while DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder), CB Adairius Barnes (ankle) and TE Cole Wick (shoulder) are listed as questionable. Levy did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 16. Barnes and Wick were limited during practice, while Ansah fully participated in practice.

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Lions | Detroit's Thursday injury report

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 15:43:36 -0700

Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy (quadriceps), CB Adairius Barnes (ankle) and TE Cole Wick (shoulder) did not practice Thursday, September 15. DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) was a limited participant.

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Lions | Wednesday injury report for Detroit

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:14:52 -0700

Detroit Lions LB DeAndre Levy (quadriceps) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 14. TE Cole Wick (shoulder), DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) and CB Adairius Barnes (ankle) were limited during practice.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah capable of big mark?

Mon, 06 Jun 2016 13:50:41 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah can achieve 20 sacks this season, according to defensive line coach Kris Kocurek. Defensive coordinator Teryl Austin, however, said Ansah must continue to improve on his pass-rush techniques and get better in the run game.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah not thinking about contract

Fri, 06 May 2016 17:16:00 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah said he is worried about the 2016 season and not thinking about a long-term contract. "As of right now, I think you've got to take it step by step," Ansah said. "You've got to see how this season goes, and I'm just looking forward as far as having a great season for the team."

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah focused on football

Thu, 05 May 2016 16:36:45 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah will see how the 2016 season goes before negotiating a contract extension.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah's option will top $12 million

Tue, 03 May 2016 08:18:25 -0700

Updating previous reports, Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah's fifth-year option in 2017 will be worth $12.374 million.

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Lions | Ziggy Ansah's option exercised

Mon, 02 May 2016 07:44:03 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah had his fifth-year option exercised Monday, May 2.

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Lions | Detroit expect to pick up Ziggy Ansah's option

Sun, 01 May 2016 13:32:22 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah is expected to have his fifth-year option exercised in the near future.

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Lions | Best still to come for Ziggy Ansah?

Sun, 31 Jan 2016 16:59:12 -0800

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah is "just scratching the surface" of his potential, according to DT Haloti Ngata. "He's unbelievable," LB Darryl Tapp said. "He has so much talent, he doesn't even know it because he just started playing the game six years ago."

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