NFL Football

Ezekiel Ansah
Tackles Sacks Int
7 3.0 0
Team: Detroit LionsHt/Wt: 6-5/275
Position: DEBorn: 5/29/1989 Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
College: Brigham YoungDraft: 1st Round 5th pick by Lions (2013)

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Sep. 10, 2018 5:10 PM PT6:10 PM MT7:10 PM CT8:10 PM ET0:10 GMT8:10 5:10 PM MST6:10 PM CST7:10 PM EST7:10 PM CT4:10 UAE (+1)20:10 ETNaN:� - Ansah (shoulder) will miss a second straight game when the Lions host New England on Sunday night.
Analysis: With the Lions minus their best pass rusher, an already favorable matchup for Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski becomes even more appealing. Ansah had been listed as questionable for the contest.
Aug. 6, 2018 6:54 AM PT7:54 AM MT8:54 AM CT9:54 AM ET13:54 GMT21:54 6:54 AM MST7:54 AM CST8:54 AM EST8:54 AM CT17:54 UAE9:54 ETNaN:� - The Lions removed Ansah from the active/physically unable to perform list. They have not said what injury caused Ansah to go on the PUP list.
Analysis: Ansah hasn't played a full 16 games since the 2015 season. He is back with the Lions for this season on the franchise tag. Ansah played in 14 games last season and finished with 12 sacks, including three each against the Giants, Bengals and Packers. Detroit drafted him in the first round in 2013.
Feb. 27, 2018 2:28 PM PT3:28 PM MT4:28 PM CT5:28 PM ET22:28 GMT6:28 3:28 PM MST4:28 PM CST5:28 PM EST4:28 PM CT2:28 UAE (+1)17:28 ETNaN:� - The Detroit Lions have designated Ansah as their franchise player.
Analysis: Ansah, the fifth overall pick in 2013, has 44 sacks in 73 games with Detroit, including 12 this past season. Ansah hasn't played a full 16 games since the 2015 season, but while his health has been an issue, he can still be an elite pass rusher. He had three sacks in a game three times last season.
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