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Kellen Moore stakes a claim for the Lions’ backup QB job

Kellen Moore stakes a claim for the Lions’ backup QB job

profootballtalk.com Updated 24 minutes ago
Kellen Moore has always seemed like the classic case of a great college player who couldn’t cut it in the NFL: Although he was a two-time All-American at Boise State, he’s small and he doesn’t have a great arm and he isn’t a great athlete, and he went u…
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  • Detroit Lions' projected roster

    Detroit Lions' projected roster

    ESPN.com 6 minutes ago
    Examining the Detroit Lions' roster. This is the final projection of the roster. A practice squad projection will be up this morning, too. QUARTERBACKS (2) Matthew Stafford Dan Orlovsky Kellen Moore did what he could and might make it hard on the Lions …
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  • Garber: Watt and Megatron reign supreme in our second-annual su…

    Garber: Watt and Megatron reign supreme in our second-annual survey

    ESPN.com 2 hours ago
    The Texans' DE repeats on D, while the Lions' WR benefits from voters' QB quandry
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  • Lions competition at receiver remains fierce as cutdown looms

    Lions competition at receiver remains fierce as cutdown looms

    detnews.com 9 hours ago
    The competition for the final two or three wide receiver spots on the 53-man roster is as tight as any other position. Calvin Johnson, Golden Tate and Jeremy Ross are locks, and the rest of the group hopes the Lions keep six receivers instead of five.
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  • Lions leave James Ihedigbo behind for Buffalo trip for treatmen…

    Lions leave James Ihedigbo behind for Buffalo trip for treatment on ailment

    detnews.com 9 hours ago
    James Ihedigbo sat out the Lions' third exhibition against Jacksonville to rest, but after he skipped the trip to Buffalo Thursday night, coach Jim Caldwell indicated the starting strong safety is dealing with some kind of ailment.
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  • NFL Preseason Capsules

    NFL Preseason Capsules

    Lions third-string quarterback Kellen Moore threw two touchdown passes in a 23-0 win over Buffalo on Thursday night in which Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins reinjured his ribs.
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  • Lions' Kellen Moore makes his case, defense shines in shutout o…

    Lions' Kellen Moore makes his case, defense shines in shutout of Bills

    detnews.com 10 hours ago
    Moore was a bit too humble after leading the Lions to a 23-0 victory in the exhibition finale against the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night with a performance that will certainly help his case to stay on the 53-man roster.
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  • Observation Deck: Detroit Lions

    Observation Deck: Detroit Lions

    If Kellen Moore were trying to make a case to Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew and head coach Jim Caldwell for inclusion on the team’s 53-man roster, he certainly did it Thursday night. Moore, who played the majority of the Lions’ 23-0 victor…
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  • With Van Noy, lousy Lions trend continues

    With Van Noy, lousy Lions trend continues

    Maybe the Detroit Lions should think about forgoing second-round picks for the immediate future. This is not a serious statement, of course, but considering the lack of immediate success -- or any success at all -- the team’s second-round picks have had…
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  • Lions resting 11 starters vs. Bills, including Matthew Stafford…

    Lions resting 11 starters vs. Bills, including Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson

    detnews.com ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    The Lions are giving 11 starters the night off in tonight's exhibition finale against the Buffalo Bills as they'll give back-end players a chance to compete for a spot on the 53-man roster.
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  • Roger Goodell admits mistake in Ray Rice case, increases penalt…

    Roger Goodell admits mistake in Ray Rice case, increases penalties for domestic violence

    detnews.com 18 hours ago
    NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.
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  • James Ihedigbo, Golden Tate stoke Lions kickoff luncheon crowd …

    James Ihedigbo, Golden Tate stoke Lions kickoff luncheon crowd with confidence

    detnews.com Aug 27 (yesterday)
    Nobody promised a Super Bowl, but Ihedigbo came close when answering a question about what it was like to win one with the Baltimore Ravens two seasons ago.
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  • Lions vs. Bills: Position battles at right tackle, linebacker a…

    Lions vs. Bills: Position battles at right tackle, linebacker among 10 things to watch

    detnews.com Aug 27 (yesterday)
    The Lions' last dress rehearsal in Buffalo Thursday night will be the final chance for many players to impress the coaches and front office before final cuts are made.
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  • Lions' Matthew Stafford on regional cover of Sports Illustrated…

    Lions' Matthew Stafford on regional cover of Sports Illustrated NFL preview issue

    detnews.com Aug 27 (yesterday)
    Stafford is on the cover of Sports Illustrated's NFL preview issue this week along with Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. It's one of four regional covers this week.
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  • Lions taking time to perfect their screens

    Lions taking time to perfect their screens

    ESPN.com Aug 27 (yesterday)
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- In Reggie Bush's first career game with the Detroit Lions, one play stands out more than most. It’s a play he often seems to excel in: The screen. Bush in the opening game last season took a sliver of an opening created by Detroit’s…
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  • Raiders claim kicker Giorgio Tavecchio off waivers from Detroit

    Raiders claim kicker Giorgio Tavecchio off waivers from Detroit

    profootballtalk.com Aug 27 (2 days ago)
    With Sebastian Janikowski currently dealing with a strained quadriceps that will keep him out of Thursday’s preseason finale against the Seattle Seahawks, the Oakland Raiders announced Tuesday they have claimed kicker Giorgio Tavecchio off waivers from …
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  • Video - Watkins Hurt In Bills' Loss 00:46

    Watkins Hurt In Bills' Loss

    Aug 28
    Sammy Watkins reinjured his ribs in the Bills' 23-0 loss to the Lions.
  • Video - 'Around the NFL' season preview: Top 2014 storylines 10:11

    'Around the NFL' season preview: Top 2014 storylines

    Aug 28
    Will Russell Wilson become an elite quarterback this year? Dave Dameshek, Gregg Rosenthal, Daniel Jeremiah and Matt "Money" Smith discuss their most intriguing storylines heading into the 2014 NFL season.
  • Video - Suh Flagged For Hitting Henne 00:36

    Suh Flagged For Hitting Henne

    Aug 23
    John Clayton discusses the potential discipline for Ndamukong Suh for his hit on Chad Henne.
  • Video - Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Detroit Lions preseason highlights 02:37

    Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Detroit Lions preseason highlights

    Aug 23
    Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush's magical touchdown run helps the team defeat the Jacksonville Jaguars 13-12 in Week 3 of preseason action.

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