Lions Kicking Hopeful Giorgio Tavecchio Sends Right Spice Through Uprights | The Detroit News

But violent clashes erupted between protesters and police in the hours before the curfew took effect those nights. By midafternoon Monday, the scene along the city’s main road remained calm as temperatures neared 90 degrees. A few hundred protesters held signs while National Guard members in fatigues stood by. Police confirmed a few people were arrested outside the McDonald’s, where windows were smashed Sunday. Uniformed officers on foot patrol, with bunches of plastic zip ties attached to their belts, walked the sidewalks breaking up the groups, telling them to “keep moving.” Mr. Nixon, in announcing he had called up the National Guard, said that “as long as there are vandals and looters and threats to the people and property of Ferguson, we must take action to protect our citizens.” The National Guard has been called upon by governors or other authorities to keep the peace several times in recent years, including Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and President Obama’s inauguration in 2013. During the 1992 Los Angeles riots, President George H.W. Bush nationalized the guard under the Insurrection Act.
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I want to see my teammates succeed, I want to see them make catches, I want to see them run for first downs, I want to see them run for touchdowns. When its my turn to go in, I go in and do my job. During training camp, Tavecchio was the more consistent kicker, but Freese showed improvement as he became more comfortable with long snapper Don Muhlbach and holder Sam Martin. The Lions will use practice the next two weeks and the final two exhibition games to determine which kicker will earn the job. Tavecchio, who lost training camp battles in San Francisco and Green Bay the last two years, said his approach to the competition wont change over the next two weeks. I feel like Ive really enjoyed this process, he said. I feel confident in how Im hitting the ball.
Source: Lions kicking hopeful Giorgio Tavecchio sends right spice through uprights | The Detroit News

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