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Lions turn up heat on Brady, Pats in 40-9 drubbing

DETROIT — A ferocious Lions front four made life difficult for New England’s stars in Detroit’s 40-9 preseason win Thursday night. Veterans Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley, free-agent pickup Jason Jones, rookie Ezekiel Ansah and others held the Patriots’ normally prolific offense to three first-half points and made life difficult for quarterback Tom Brady and running back Stevan Ridley. The Patriots’ first-team offense, which looked to be in midseason form in its first two exhibition games, was in preseason form Thursday night at Ford Field. Four of New England’s first five possessions ended with turnovers, with tight end Zach Sudfeld …

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