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Lions' T.J. Jones may have swayed receiver decision with s…

Lions' T.J. Jones may have swayed receiver decision with strong effort

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Lions' T.J. Jones may have swayed receiver decision with strong effort
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  • Lions president says they’re “looking for greatness”

    Lions president says they’re “looking for greatness”

    profootballtalk.com 19 hours ago
    The Lions have had good seasons before, just not often in succession. But after going 11-5 last year, team president Tom Lewand thinks this is the team that can not just equal last year’s mark, but better it. “It’s not sustaining it; it’s building on it…
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  • Lions' Darius Slay, Larry Warford omitted from 25 Under 25…

    Lions' Darius Slay, Larry Warford omitted from 25 Under 25 list

    ESPN.com Sep 2 (yesterday)
    Lions' Darius Slay, Larry Warford omitted from 25 Under 25 list
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  • Taylor Boggs has gone from walk on to Lions roster contender

    Taylor Boggs has gone from walk on to Lions roster contender

    ESPN.com Sep 2 (yesterday)
    Taylor Boggs has gone from walk on to Lions roster contender
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  • Lions down to 75 players

    Lions down to 75 players

    profootballtalk.com Sep 1 (3 days ago)
    The Lions shuffled up their roster over the last two days with moves including a trade for tight end Tim Wright and the release of wide receiver Ryan Broyles. The other moves don’t involve such familiar names, but the Lions have made enough of them to r…
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  • Ryan Broyles among cuts as Lions trim roster to 75

    Ryan Broyles among cuts as Lions trim roster to 75

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Sep 1 (3 days ago)
    Ryan Broyles among cuts as Lions trim roster to 75
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  • Haloti Ngata hoping to shake off some dust in Detroit Lions ret…

    Haloti Ngata hoping to shake off some dust in Detroit Lions return

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Aug 31 (3 days ago)
    Haloti Ngata hoping to shake off some dust in Detroit Lions return
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  • Thumbs-up for Lions QB Matthew Stafford this preseason

    Thumbs-up for Lions QB Matthew Stafford this preseason

    ESPN.com Aug 31 (4 days ago)
    Thumbs-up for Lions QB Matthew Stafford this preseason
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  • Flurry of NFL trades go down; should Lions' Eric Ebron be conce…

    Flurry of NFL trades go down; should Lions' Eric Ebron be concerned?

    yahoo.com Aug 31 (4 days ago)
    Monday was a busy day in the NFL for trades, even if none of them involved major players. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded tight end Tim Wright to the Detroit Lions to give them another pass-catching tight end. But isn't that what Eric Ebron, the 10th ov…
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  • Buccaneers trade Tim Wright to Lions

    Buccaneers trade Tim Wright to Lions

    profootballtalk.com Aug 31 (4 days ago)
    Tim Wright’s well-traveled NFL career is taking another turn. The Buccaneers have traded Wright to the Lions, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. In what has to be an NFL first, this is actually the second consecutive year that the Buccaneers have trad…
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  • Laken Tomlinson noticed increased physicality in first Lions st…

    Laken Tomlinson noticed increased physicality in first Lions start

    ESPN.com Aug 31 (4 days ago)
    Laken Tomlinson noticed increased physicality in first Lions start
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  • Dante Fowler officially on injured reserve as Jags drop to 75 p…

    Dante Fowler officially on injured reserve as Jags drop to 75 players

    profootballtalk.com Aug 30 (5 days ago)
    The Jaguars didn’t need to wait until Tuesday’s deadline to set their 75-man roster. The team made their moves on Saturday, a day after facing the Lions in their third preseason game of the year. One of the moves is something we’ve been anticipating sin…
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  • Lions' Bell (knee, Achilles) progressing in rehab

    Lions' Bell (knee, Achilles) progressing in rehab

    ESPN.com Aug 29 (5 days ago)
    Lions' Bell (knee, Achilles) progressing in rehab
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  • Golden Tate once again comes up big for Detroit Lions

    Golden Tate once again comes up big for Detroit Lions

    ESPN.com Aug 29 (6 days ago)
    Golden Tate once again comes up big for Detroit Lions
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  • Stafford, Bortles Shine as Lions Beat Jaguars 22-17

    Stafford, Bortles Shine as Lions Beat Jaguars 22-17

    nytimes.com ESPN.com Aug 29 (6 days ago)
    Matthew Stafford didn't even need Calvin Johnson to carve up the Jacksonville Jaguars.
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  • Zach Zenner proves he deserves roster spot with Detroit Lions

    Zach Zenner proves he deserves roster spot with Detroit Lions

    ESPN.com Aug 28 (6 days ago)
    Zach Zenner proves he deserves roster spot with Detroit Lions
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  • Lions OL Cornelius Lucas lost almost everything in Hurricane Ka…

    Lions OL Cornelius Lucas lost almost everything in Hurricane Katrina

    ESPN.com Aug 28 (7 days ago)
    Lions OL Cornelius Lucas lost almost everything in Hurricane Katrina
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  • Concussed last week or not, Robert Griffin III is cleared to pl…

    Concussed last week or not, Robert Griffin III is cleared to play

    A week ago tonight, there was confusion regarding the question of whether Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III had been cleared to return to a preseason game against the Lions following a possible concussion. Earlier on Thursday, Griffin danced aro…
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  • Ameer Abdullah looking forward to being “in there consistently”…

    Ameer Abdullah looking forward to being “in there consistently” on Friday

    Lions running back Ameer Abdullah made a big impression in the team’s first preseason game, but saw his playing time dialed back last week. That’s not a sign that the team prefers other running backs, however. Offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi said thi…
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  • Ndamukong Suh: Dolphins have more defensive talent than Lions d…

    Ndamukong Suh: Dolphins have more defensive talent than Lions did last year

    The Lions were the league’s stingiest defense against the run in 2014 and the second-stingiest overall, which led to a lot of questions this offseason about how the unit will fare without defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh holding down the middle of the def…
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  • Calvin Johnson may not see any preseason action

    Calvin Johnson may not see any preseason action

    The Lions play their regular season dress rehearsal on Friday night and coach Jim Caldwell said that some starters will play into the third quarter of the game while others will play the first half. And one key player may not play at all. Wide receiver …
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  • Why Your Team Sucks 2015: Detroit Lions

    Why Your Team Sucks 2015: Detroit Lions

    deadspin.com Aug 26
    Some people are fans of the Detroit Lions. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Detroit Lions. This 2015 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here.Read more...
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  • Detroit Lions RB Zach Zenner puts off medical school to pursue …

    Detroit Lions RB Zach Zenner puts off medical school to pursue NFL dream

    ESPN.com Aug 26
    Detroit Lions RB Zach Zenner puts off medical school to pursue NFL dream
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  • Report: Taylor Mays to sign with Raiders

    Report: Taylor Mays to sign with Raiders

    Just days after asking for his release from the Detroit Lions, safety Taylor Mays has a new team to play for. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Mays is set to sign with the Oakland Raiders. Mays will rejoin defensive coordinator Ken Norton J…
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  • Video - Zenner is best undrafted rookie this preseason 00:27

    Zenner is best undrafted rookie this preseason

    Sep 2
    ESPN NFL Insider Field Yates discusses why he believes Detroit Lions RB Zach Zenner has been the best undrafted rookie in the preseason so far.
  • Video - Stafford talks rapport with Calvin Johnson, career growth and exp... 01:45

    Stafford talks rapport with Calvin Johnson, career growth and exp...

    Sep 2
    Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford joins Mike & Mike to discuss Calvin Johnson sitting out the preseason, how he has grown in the league and how he deals with expectations.
  • Video - Injury concerns cost Ryan Broyles spot on Lions roster 01:45

    Injury concerns cost Ryan Broyles spot on Lions roster

    Aug 31
    ESPN NFL Insider Field Yates explains why the Lions cut former second-round draft pick Ryan Broyles.
  • Video - Tate's 62-yard TD catch 00:30

    Tate's 62-yard TD catch

    Aug 28
    Lions wide receiver Golden Tate catches a 62-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Matthew Stafford in the second quarter against the Jaguars.

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