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Cassel agrees to deal with Lions

Cassel agrees to deal with Lions

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Quarterback Matt Cassel has agreed to a contract with the Detroit Lions, multiple media sources reported on Wednesday. The 35-year-old Cassel will back up starter Matthew Stafford for the Lions, who also have quarterback Jake Rudock on the roster and waived quarterback Alek Torgerson on Wednesday. Cassel was released by the Tennessee Titans on March 9 after backing up Marcus Mariota the last two seasons. Cassel was drafted by the New England Patriots in the seventh round of the 2005 NFL Draft and also has played for the Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings, Buffalo Bills and Dallas Cowboys. In his 13 NFL seasons, Cassell has passed for 17,499 yards and 104 touchdowns, with 81 interceptions in 106 games, 81 of them starts.Let's block ads! (Why?) Sports News - UPI.com
Netherlands 0-1 England: Jesse Lingard strike ensures Three Lions see off Dutch

Netherlands 0-1 England: Jesse Lingard strike ensures Three Lions see off Dutch

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This was England's first win over the Dutch in eight attempts Friday, March 23, 2018England secured their first win over the Netherlands since Euro 96 thanks to a second-half strike from Jesse Lingard.  Manager Gareth Southgate was part of the England squad that blew away the Dutch at Wembley as a player, but the win tonight was a more controlled performance.The Three Lions controlled the game of very few chances and were denied a clear penalty when Marcus Rashford was tripped by Matthijs de Ligt. However, England did take the lead moments later when the ball fell to Lingard on the edge of the box and the Manchester United man guided the ball into the corner of the net. MOMENT OF THE MATCHIt was a not particularly inspiring game, so the best moment has to...
Lion poacher eaten by lions in South Africa

Lion poacher eaten by lions in South Africa

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Feb. 13 (UPI) -- A pride of lions attacked and ate a suspected lion poacher in South Africa, police said Monday.The mostly-eaten body of the man was found in the Ingwelala Private Nature Reserve over the weekend. The identity of the man has not been determined, but police found a hunting rifle near his remains, leading them to believe he was a poacher."We are still trying all other means, including the Home Affairs Department, to get his history, which may lead us to his residential place," said Police Lieutenant-Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe, according to Sowetan Live.He added: "The process of identifying the deceased has already commenced and it might be made possible by the fact that his head is amongst the remains that were found at the scene."According to the BBC, lion body parts body parts ...
Lions reportedly devour suspected poacher in South Africa

Lions reportedly devour suspected poacher in South Africa

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South African police are trying to identify a suspected poacher who was reportedly killed and partially devoured by lions in a private game reserve near the Kruger National Park. The man’s mauled remains, including his head, were reportedly found today alongside a hunting rifle and ammunition. "The process of identifying the deceased has already commenced and it might be made possible by the fact that his head is amongst the remains that were found at the scene,” South African Police Service spokesman Lt. Col. Moatshe Ngoepe told the country’s News24. Ngoepe added: “We are now waiting for a person from the family but we are also utilizing our investigative resources to see if we can successfully identify the deceased." Ngoepe told Agence France-Presse news agency: “It seems the victim
Brad Kaaya: Indianapolis Colts sign former Miami Hurricanes QB off Detroit Lions practice squad

Brad Kaaya: Indianapolis Colts sign former Miami Hurricanes QB off Detroit Lions practice squad

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Dec. 27 (UPI) -- The Indianapolis Colts have signed quarterback Brad Kaaya to the 53-man active roster.Indianapolis also signed defensive tackle Johnathan Calvin to the practice squad and placed cornerback Rashaan Melvin on injured reserve.The Colts announced the moves on Wednesday.Kaaya, 22, was a sixth round pick by the Detroit Lions in the 2017 NFL Draft. The 6-foot-4, 325-pound quarterback participated in the Lions' 2017 offseason program and training camp but was waived on Sept. 2. The Carolina Panthers claimed Kaaya off waivers the next day. He spent the last nine weeks on the Lions' practice squad and spent the first six weeks of the season on the Panthers' active roster. Kaaya was on the Lions' active roster in Week 7. He has never appeared in a regular season game.The former Miami...