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Jake Rudock promoted to Detroit Lions active roster

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Former Iowa Hawkeye quarterback Jake Rudock has been promoted from the Detroit Lions practice squad to their active roster...

Rudock who finished his senior season at Michigan--was drafted in the sixth round by the Lions this past spring.

It is believed the Lions promoted Rudock at this time to keep the quarterback hungry Chicago Bears from snatching him off their practice squad. The Bears lost starting quarterback Jay Cutler with a shoulder injury.

In the preseason---Rudock played well for the Lions--- throwing for 330 yards and a team-leading four touchdowns.

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