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Lions get much-needed help at running back

Updated: September 1, 2003, 12:07 AM ET
Associated Press

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The running-back depleted Detroit Lions acquired Olandis Gary from the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, giving the team another option for replacing injured starter James Stewart.

"Given the health of our situation at tailback, a trade was a possibility, so we pursued it," Lions coach Steve Mariucci said. "He gives us another veteran back on board.

"We don't know how long James will be out so we felt to shore up that situation, adding a back like Olandis Gary gives us ...

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