Lions training camp position previews: Running backs
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The Lions' use of running backs will look thoroughly different under new offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi. When Lombardi was in New Orleans, the Saints mixed in three or four backs each game, as well as a fullbackUpvote Share Tweet
detnews.com 3 hours agoSeattle coach Pete Carroll said he was disappointed Lynch was not present. Carroll reiterated the team wants Lynch there and still intends on him being an integral part of their plans for this season.Upvote Share Tweetdetnews.com 9 hours agoThe Lions signed punter Drew Butler Friday, adding someone who can give Sam Martin some time off during training camp.Upvote Share Tweet
MSU's Archie Collins, Michigan's Cato June join Lions for internship programdetnews.com 9 hours agoThe Lions have added four interns to their coaching staff as part of the the Bill Walsh NFL Minority Coaching Fellowship. They are Archie Collins, Cato June, Quinn Gray and Kefense Hynson.Upvote Share TweetWhen the Lions passed on Pitt defensive tackle Aaron Donald with the 10th overall pick in the draft for yet another offensive weapon, their intention to keep defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh became even more obvious — especially since they decided not to …Upvote Share Tweet
Lions training camp position previews: Receivers and tight endsdetnews.com Jul 25 (yesterday)The Lions made it a priority to find pass-catching threats to help quarterback Matthew Stafford, but the addition of free-agent receiver Golden Tate and first-round tight end Eric Ebron will have an impact on more than just the quarterback.Upvote Share Tweet
10 things to watch as Lions camp gets goingdetnews.com Jul 25 (yesterday)Jim Caldwell's first training camp as the Lions coach is fast approaching, and when the team takes the field Monday in Allen Park, there will plenty on the agenda.Upvote Share TweetALLEN PARK, Mich. -- James Franklin spent the spring participating but also watching, learning but also being forced to observe at the time he would likely want to be out there the most. As the undrafted rookie quarterback the Detroit Lions picked up fo…Upvote Share TweetShoulder injuries will keep a handful of players on the physically unable to perform at the start of training camp for the Detroit Lions. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, receivers Golden Tate and T.J Jones, and defensive end Ziggy A…Upvote Share Tweet
Lions training camp position previews: Offensive linedetnews.com Jul 24 (2 days ago)The Lions' offensive line was one of the biggest question marks entering last season, but after giving up the second fewest sacks, it looks like a point of strength this year.Upvote Share Tweet
Fans invited to attend free Lions training camp practices July 30-31detnews.com Jul 23 (2 days ago)The Lions have announced two more training camp practices free and open to the public — Wednesday, July 30 at Wayne State Stadium and Thursday, July 31 at the team's headquarters in Allen Park.Upvote Share Tweetdetnews.com Jul 23 (3 days ago)Former NFL coach Tony Dungy responded to criticism Wednesday that he was being hypocritical by saying he would not have drafted gay football player Michael Sam.Upvote Share Tweet
Lions training camp position previews: Defensive linedetnews.com Jul 23 (3 days ago)Despite two lackluster seasons statistically, the Lions' strength on defense will again be up front, and as new coordinator Teryl Austin installs his new scheme, increased blitzes could lead to improves stats.Upvote Share TweetBeing NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year might be the dream accomplishment for Lions first-round tight end Eric Ebron, but his goals for 2014 are related to the team and its fans more than his statistics.Upvote Share TweetRon Jaworski on Matthew Stafford: 'On talent alone he should be in the top 10 of this ranking, but I have to put him down at No. 16 because he missed too many throws.'Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jul 22 (4 days ago)Three long-time and respected NFL owners have died in recent months, including Lions owner William Clay Ford. The Lions will honor Ford in 2014 with a uniform patch bearing his initials, via Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com. Ford’s wife, Martha, now owns t…Upvote Share TweetWhile the next few weeks will be grueling with practice six days per week and daily meetings, sixth-round pick TJ Jones said he's excited for his first NFL camp.Upvote Share Tweet
Lions training camp position previews: LinebackersWith defensive coordinator Teryl Austin taking over, the Lions will be much more aggressive, and that likely means the linebackers will blitz much more than the past few seasons.Upvote Share Tweet
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