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Lions camp observations: Constant changes keep players on their toes
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Day 2 of Lions training camp looked just like Day 1 as the constantly changing personnel continued. On defense, players in the front seven are constantly changing, and skill-position players on offense rotate nearly every play in team drills.Upvote Share Tweet
Theo Riddick excelling early in Lions campESPN.com 1 hour agoALLEN PARK, Mich. -- He has been praised by teammates all spring long and even into the first few practices of training camp as someone who could end up with a larger role on the Detroit Lions, but Theo Riddick is having none of it. The running back, wh…Upvote Share TweetALLEN PARK, Mich. -- There were times last season where Mikel Leshoure knew he was not going to receive a chance. He had been banished to the bench even though his coaches said publicly there was a role for him somewhere on the Detroit Lions. That role,…Upvote Share Tweet
PFT Live: Lions talk with Dave Birkett, PFT Planet calls and tweetsprofootballtalk.com 10 hours agoLions president Tom Lewand announced Monday that the team was putting a pin in negotiations with defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the season, a move that raises the chances that Suh will be playing elsewhere in 2015. Dave Birkett of the Detroi…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com 10 hours agoThe International Ice Hockey Federation on Tuesday suspended Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader for the first three games of the 2015 World Championship as the result of an illegal check to the head during a 2014 World Championship game. ...Upvote Share Tweet
Lions asked Nick Fairley to lose weight, but 295 is too skinnyprofootballtalk.com 10 hours agoNot many people who weigh 295 pounds are told that they need to gain weight, but Nick Fairley is not like most people. Fairley, the Lions defensive tackle who was told by the team that he needed to lose weight this offseason, took his conditioning serio…Upvote Share TweetWith the Lions tabling Ndamukong Suh’s contract talks until after the 2014, his future with the team instantly becomes one of the top stories surrounding the franchise. Suh would like other employees of the franchise to not be asked about his future wit…Upvote Share Tweet
Lions' decision to cut Chris Houston didn't come down to last minutedetnews.com 23 hours agoAfter 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Minor thumb injury sends Lions linebacker Kyle Van Noy to sidelinesdetnews.com 23 hours agoFor 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…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jul 28 (yesterday)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…Upvote Share TweetIt 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Lions' Jim Caldwell era starts with a fast pace at practiceCaldwell 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.Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Jul 28 (yesterday)DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to a three-year contract with Tomas Tatar after the left wing was second on the team in goals last season. Tatar's deal is worth $2.75 million per year. The 23-year-old forward had 19 goals and 20 a...Upvote Share TweetDetroit Red Wings agree on 3-year deal with LW Tomas TatarUpvote Share TweetTraining 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Matthew Stafford: No excuses for Lions' offense this season'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.Upvote Share TweetThe 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Lions single-game tickets go on sale ThursdayTickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. and be available at the Ford Field box office and at detroitlions.com/tickets.Upvote Share Tweet
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