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Lions, Suh far apart, but not parting ways - yet

Lions, Suh far apart, but not parting ways - yet

Finally, they've reached an agreement. Moments before the start of the training camp, the Lions front office announced the team had tabled negotiations on a contract extension with All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh.
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  • Lions' decision to cut Chris Houston didn't come down to last m…

    Lions' decision to cut Chris Houston didn't come down to last minute

    detnews.com 10 hours ago
    After minicamp last month, the Lions made a somewhat surprising move, releasing veteran cornerback Chris Houston just a year after signing him to five-year, $25 million contract.
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  • Minor thumb injury sends Lions linebacker Kyle Van Noy to sidel…

    Minor thumb injury sends Lions linebacker Kyle Van Noy to sidelines

    detnews.com 11 hours ago
    For rookie linebacker Kyle Van Noy, the first day of training camp ended almost as quickly as it started. Early during Monday afternoon's practice, Van Noy injured his right thumb and left the field to receive medical attention. Van Noy returned, but di…
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  • Lions Camp Report: Day 1

    Lions Camp Report: Day 1

    ESPN.com 12 hours ago
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Detroit Lions training camp: The most important and interesting item to come out of the first day of Lions training camp had nothing to do with anything the team did on the field. Inste…
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  • Lions' Matthew Stafford embraces challenge of learning new offe…

    Lions' Matthew Stafford embraces challenge of learning new offense

    detnews.com ESPN.com 12 hours ago
    It would have been natural for Stafford be resistant to a new offense, especially at first. There has been no pushback, no complaining. All Stafford did was roll up his sleeves and, as he said Monday after the first day of training camp, 'did everything…
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  • Lions' Jim Caldwell era starts with a fast pace at practice

    Lions' Jim Caldwell era starts with a fast pace at practice

    detnews.com 14 hours ago
    Caldwell has talked a lot about the desire to run up-tempo practices so the Lions can play fast in games, and that style was on display on the first day of camp.
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  • Lions can 'hit the ground running' with new coach Jim Caldwell'…

    Lions can 'hit the ground running' with new coach Jim Caldwell's format

    detnews.com 18 hours ago
    Training camp begins Monday at 3:30 p.m., but rookies have been in town since last Tuesday, and the extra days on the field will have them better prepared to hit the ground running.
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  • Matthew Stafford: No excuses for Lions' offense this season

    Matthew Stafford: No excuses for Lions' offense this season

    detnews.com 20 hours ago
    'Absolutely,' Stafford said when asked if the Lions had no more excuses. 'I totally agree with that, and I think our biggest challenge right now is learning the new offense and making sure we master it.
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  • Lions activate Golden Tate from PUP list

    Lions activate Golden Tate from PUP list

    The Lions opened up training camp without wide receiver Golden Tate on the practice field as a result of a shoulder injury that he suffered during the spring, but Tate was sure that he’d be an active participant before too much more of the summer was go…
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  • Lions single-game tickets go on sale Thursday

    Lions single-game tickets go on sale Thursday

    detnews.com 23 hours ago
    Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. and be available at the Ford Field box office and at detroitlions.com/tickets.
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  • Detroit Lions' projected roster

    Detroit Lions' projected roster

    ESPN.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    Examining the Detroit Lions' roster QUARTERBACKS (2) Matthew Stafford Dan Orlovsky The Lions could keep three players here, but they could just as easily use a practice squad slot on undrafted rookie James Franklin to give the team more flexibility at o…
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  • Accountability will be the Lions' mantra this season

    Accountability will be the Lions' mantra this season

    detnews.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    Insulating some players from criticism — something Schwartz and his staff were rightfully accused of doing, most notably with quarterback Matthew Stafford — is another. And when asked if those days are over, Raiola replied frankly Sunday, "Yeah, yo…
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  • Video - Lions Table Suh Contract Talks 01:56

    Lions Table Suh Contract Talks

    Jul 28
    Jerome Bettis discusses whether Ndamukong Suh should be concerned that the Detroit Lions have tabled contracts talks with him until after the season.
  • Video - Which new coach will have the most success? 06:04

    Which new coach will have the most success?

    Jul 27
    The "Inside Training Camp Live" crew discusses which of the seven new head coaches is best positioned to have success this season.
  • Video - Who will win the NFC North? 06:33

    Who will win the NFC North?

    Jul 22
    Will the Green Bay Packers repeat as the NFC North champions, or will another team steal the division? Warren Sapp and Lorenzo Neal give their answers.
  • Video - Ebron Calls Himself 'Pass Catcher' For Fun 00:59

    Ebron Calls Himself 'Pass Catcher' For Fun

    Jul 22
    Lions rookie tight end Eric Ebron explains he changed his Twitter profile from tight end to "pass catcher for the Detroit Lions" for fun.

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    Jul 28
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    Jul 27
    Mailbag: The early days of training camps were marked by injuries, a scarcity of holdouts, Johnny Manziel's uphill battle and more, John Clayton writes.