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Lions first-round OL Laken Tomlinson eager for challenges

Lions first-round OL Laken Tomlinson eager for challenges

ESPN.com Updated Jul 31 (yesterday)
Lions first-round OL Laken Tomlinson eager for challenges
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  • Lions coach Jim Caldwell: Joique Bell 'well on his way&apo…

    Lions coach Jim Caldwell: Joique Bell 'well on his way' to health

    ESPN.com 21 hours ago
    Lions coach Jim Caldwell: Joique Bell 'well on his way' to health
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  • Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate believes Brady's punishment f…

    Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate believes Brady's punishment fits, if he was involved

    ESPN.com Jul 30 (2 days ago)
    Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate believes Brady's punishment fits, if he was involved
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  • Lions rookie Alex Carter's life was altered one February d…

    Lions rookie Alex Carter's life was altered one February day in 2012

    ESPN.com Jul 30 (2 days ago)
    Lions rookie Alex Carter's life was altered one February day in 2012
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  • Gosder Cherilus back to Detroit for visit

    Gosder Cherilus back to Detroit for visit

    profootballtalk.com Jul 30 (2 days ago)
    Tackle Gosder Cherilus spent the first five years of his career with the Lions and he may get a chance to resume his career there after being released by the Colts. Cherilus visited with the Bills on Wednesday, but, according to multiple reports, will b…
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  • Darius Slay: Not much difference between Detroit’s D and Seattl…

    Darius Slay: Not much difference between Detroit’s D and Seattle’s

    profootballtalk.com Jul 26 (6 days ago)
    The Seahawks are widely regarded as having the best defense in the NFL over the last few years, but Lions cornerback Darius Slay says the defense in Detroit is as good as the defense in Seattle. “We’ve got the same kind of talent they got,” Slay told th…
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  • The “Worst Non-Active Player” in Lions History? SI Makes Their …

    The “Worst Non-Active Player” in Lions History? SI Makes Their Selection

    lionsgab.com Jul 23
    Sports Illustrated has put out a piece on the “Worst non-active player by franchise” for each and every franchise, the Lions included. The player that the author the piece, Doug Farrar, picked was a memorable player for all the wrong reasons – that bein…
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  • Even across from Megatron, Tate doesn’t view himself as No. 2

    Even across from Megatron, Tate doesn’t view himself as No. 2

    There’s no shame in being a No. 2 receiver with Calvin Johnson as a teammate, but Golden Tate doesn’t want to hear that he’s the Lions’ second receiver. Tate, who led the Lions in catches and receiving yards last season while Johnson missed time with in…
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  • Happy 47th Birthday to Lions Hall of Fame RB Barry Sanders

    Happy 47th Birthday to Lions Hall of Fame RB Barry Sanders

    lionsgab.com Jul 16
    He was one of the greatest running backs in the history of the NFL. Hard to believe that he walked away from the game some 17 years ago, but for Barry Sanders, he is still remembered as one of the most hard to tackle backs in the history of the game. Sa…
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  • Lions safety Glover Quin reflects on 2014, raises 2015 expectat…

    Lions safety Glover Quin reflects on 2014, raises 2015 expectations

    ESPN.com Jul 16
    Lions safety Glover Quin reflects on 2014, raises 2015 expectations
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  • Bengals, Lions, Chiefs (more than the Browns!) suffering NFL's …

    Bengals, Lions, Chiefs (more than the Browns!) suffering NFL's longest playoff win droughts

    yahoo.com Jul 15
    There are certain NFL franchises which, year in and year out, face the same old trite jokes about losing ... year in and year out. But do you know which team has had the longest drought without a playoff victory? The list might surprise you a bit. Seven…
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  • Elvis Grbac sees an improved Matthew Stafford at quarterback fo…

    Elvis Grbac sees an improved Matthew Stafford at quarterback for Lions

    ESPN.com Jul 13
    Elvis Grbac sees an improved Matthew Stafford at quarterback for Lions
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  • Calvin Johnson Not Worried About 30th Birthday – “Feeling Good …

    Calvin Johnson Not Worried About 30th Birthday – “Feeling Good Right Now”

    Lions’ star receiver Calvin Johnson doesn’t think he is old, overpaid or in decline, Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press reports. “I’m just playing my game,” he said. “Doing what I set out to do.” The assertion the eight-year veteran makes himself…
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  • Ngata Excited About Being a Part of the Lions Defense

    Ngata Excited About Being a Part of the Lions Defense

    Lions defensive tackle Haloti Ngata said recently he has “never been a part of a defense like this,” Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press reports. “It’s exciting, man,” he said. “I’ve never been a part of a defense like this,” Ngata said. “You have…
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  • Tony Dungy expects some young Lions players to “really take off…

    Tony Dungy expects some young Lions players to “really take off” this year

    Lions coach Jim Caldwell spent many years as an assistant to Tony Dungy on the Colts’ coaching staff and the two men helped lead Indianapolis to a Super Bowl title during their time on the sideline together. Dungy isn’t predicting that kind of run for C…
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  • Golden Tate taking better care of his body

    Golden Tate taking better care of his body

    Lions receiver Golden Tate has finally beaten his donut habit. After a career season in 2014, Tate (whose rookie season in Seattle included the alleged theft of Top Pot donuts) has focused on taking better care of his body. “I’ve been doing some yoga, t…
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  • Austin Collie catches TD in CFL debut

    Austin Collie catches TD in CFL debut

    July is a very slow month in the NFL until training camps open and July 4 falling on Saturday means it has been even quieter than usual the last few days, but it was opening weekend for the B.C. Lions in the CFL. That meant it was also time for wide rec…
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  • Sunday morning one-liners

    Sunday morning one-liners

    Five offensive playmakers to keep an eye on at Bills camp. TE Arthur Lynch is hoping for a better second season with the Ravens. Seeing similarities between this year’s Patriots Defense and last year’s Lions unit. QB Jake Heaps faces an uphill climb to …
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  • Charlie Sanders, Hall of Famer With the Detroit Lions, Dies at …

    Charlie Sanders, Hall of Famer With the Detroit Lions, Dies at 68

    Sanders, a tight end for the Lions from 1968 to 1977, helped redefine a position that had been traditionally reserved for stolid blockers.
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  • For Lions to be elite, it starts with Matthew Stafford

    For Lions to be elite, it starts with Matthew Stafford

    ESPN.com Jul 1
    For Lions to be elite, it starts with Matthew Stafford
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  • Countdown: A Week in the Life of the ’95 Packers

    Countdown: A Week in the Life of the ’95 Packers

    CNNSI.com Jul 1
    Favre’s game against the Lions, as well as past injuries, left him battered, bruised and in full recuperation mode on Monday morning. (Focus on Sports/Getty Images) This week The MMQB is running several past stories by Peter King from the pages of Sport…
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  • Golden Tate Says Lions Ready to Become ‘Elite’ in 2015

    Golden Tate Says Lions Ready to Become ‘Elite’ in 2015

    lionsgab.com Jul 1
    It’s time for the Lions to take the next step, according to the team’s best player on offense last year, Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press reports. “I think it’s time for us to consistently, year in and year out, win ballgames,” receiver Golden …
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  • Video - Health of Stephen Tulloch, DeAndre Levy key to Detroit's plans 01:18

    Health of Stephen Tulloch, DeAndre Levy key to Detroit's plans

    Jul 27
    ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein discusses the health of the linebackers heading into camp.
  • Video - Joique Bell's health one of Lions' questions heading to camp 02:40

    Joique Bell's health one of Lions' questions heading to camp

    Jul 17
    ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein discusses three key questions heading into training camp.
  • Video - Serena's many admirers 01:05

    Serena's many admirers

    Jul 11
    Tennis players Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler, golfer Jordan Spieth and Lions WR Calvin Johnson express their admiration for Serena Williams.
  • Video - OTL25: Multiple DUI charges 00:29

    OTL25: Multiple DUI charges

    Jul 1
    In 2012, former Detroit Lions defensive tackle Reggie Rogers refuses to talk after his seventh arrest for DUI.

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