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Judge signs deal to demolish Silverdome, former Lions home

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) The former home of the Detroit Lions will be demolished.

A judge approved a deal Tuesday between the city of Pontiac and the owner of the Pontiac Silverdome to get rid of the stadium. The Detroit Free Press (http://on.freep.com/2neZRbq ) says Triple Investment Group has until June 9 to apply for a permit and announce the date of destruction.

Pontiac Mayor Deirdre Waterman says it's possible that implosion will be part of the strategy to bring down the Silverdome. The Lions played in Pontiac in suburban Detroit from 1975 through 2001.

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NFC North Division
TeamWLTPct
xy-Green Bay 1060.625
x-Detroit 970.563
Minnesota 880.500
Chicago 3130.188
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: M. Stafford4327
Pass TDs: M. Stafford24
Rush Yds: T. Riddick357
Rush TDs: Z. Zenner4
Rec Yds: G. Tate1077
Rec TDs: A. Boldin8
Int: R. Bush2
Sacks: K. Hyder8.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5421 (21)
Passing Yards: 4327 (12)
Rushing Yards: 1310 (30)
Points per game: 21.6 (20)
Yards per game: 338.8 (21)
Touchdowns: 33 (21)
Field Goals: 31 (7)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 5676 (18)
Passing Yards: 4136 (18)
Rushing Yards: 1701 (18)
Points per game: 22.4 (13)
Yards per game: 354.8 (18)
Touchdowns: 41 (21)
Field Goals: 22 (6)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
3/21 A. Bryant re-signed/unrest FA One-year contract (through 2017)
3/20 J. Hill signed/unrest FA One-year contract (through 2017)
3/12 T. Lang signed/unrest FA Three-year contract (through 2019)
3/11 D. Fells signed/unrest FA One-year contract (through 2017)
3/11 K. Martin signed One-year contract (through 2017)
3/10 D. Hayden signed/unrest FA One-year contract (through 2017)
3/9 D. Muhlbach re-signed/unrest FA One-year contract (through 2017)
3/9 D. Levy cut
3/9 J. Bell Declared Free Agent
3/9 A. Boldin Declared Free Agent
Injuries
Date Player Status
1/7 D. Levy knee (Questionable)
1/7 T. Swanson concussion (Questionable)
1/3 C. Robinson foot (IR)
1/3 A. Jackson ankle (IR)
1/1 J. Hill calf (Out)
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