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Lions camp observations: Constant changes keep players on their…

Lions camp observations: Constant changes keep players on their toes

detnews.com Updated 2 hours ago
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.
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  • Theo Riddick excelling early in Lions camp

    Theo Riddick excelling early in Lions camp

    ESPN.com 1 hour ago
    ALLEN 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…
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  • Mikel Leshoure looking at a fresh chance

    Mikel Leshoure looking at a fresh chance

    ESPN.com detnews.com 8 hours ago
    ALLEN 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,…
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  • PFT Live: Lions talk with Dave Birkett, PFT Planet calls and tw…

    PFT Live: Lions talk with Dave Birkett, PFT Planet calls and tweets

    profootballtalk.com 10 hours ago
    Lions 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…
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  • Wings' Abdelkader suspended three games by IIHF

    Wings' Abdelkader suspended three games by IIHF

    NHL.com 10 hours ago
    The 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. ...
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  • Lions asked Nick Fairley to lose weight, but 295 is too skinny

    Lions asked Nick Fairley to lose weight, but 295 is too skinny

    profootballtalk.com 10 hours ago
    Not 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…
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  • Suh says his contract won’t be a distraction

    Suh says his contract won’t be a distraction

    With 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…
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  • Lions' decision to cut Chris Houston didn't come down to last m…

    Lions' decision to cut Chris Houston didn't come down to last minute

    detnews.com 23 hours ago
    After 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.
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  • Minor thumb injury sends Lions linebacker Kyle Van Noy to sidel…

    Minor thumb injury sends Lions linebacker Kyle Van Noy to sidelines

    detnews.com 23 hours ago
    For 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…
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  • Lions Camp Report: Day 1

    Lions Camp Report: Day 1

    ESPN.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…
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  • Lions' Matthew Stafford embraces challenge of learning new offe…

    Lions' Matthew Stafford embraces challenge of learning new offense

    detnews.com ESPN.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    It 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…
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  • Lions' Jim Caldwell era starts with a fast pace at practice

    Lions' Jim Caldwell era starts with a fast pace at practice

    detnews.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    Caldwell 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.
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  • Detroit Red Wings agree on 3-year deal with LW Tomas Tatar

    Detroit Red Wings agree on 3-year deal with LW Tomas Tatar

    NHL.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...
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  • Detroit Red Wings agree on 3-year deal with LW Tomas Tatar

    Detroit Red Wings agree on 3-year deal with LW Tomas Tatar

    thehockeynews.com ESPN.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    Detroit Red Wings agree on 3-year deal with LW Tomas Tatar
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  • Lions can 'hit the ground running' with new coach Jim Caldwell'…

    Lions can 'hit the ground running' with new coach Jim Caldwell's format

    detnews.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    Training 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.
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  • Matthew Stafford: No excuses for Lions' offense this season

    Matthew Stafford: No excuses for Lions' offense this season

    detnews.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    '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.
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  • Lions activate Golden Tate from PUP list

    Lions activate Golden Tate from PUP list

    The 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…
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  • Lions single-game tickets go on sale Thursday

    Lions single-game tickets go on sale Thursday

    detnews.com Jul 28 (yesterday)
    Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. and be available at the Ford Field box office and at detroitlions.com/tickets.
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  • Video - Detroit Lions Live Look-In 03:21

    Detroit Lions Live Look-In

    Jul 29
    NFL Media's Daniel Jeremiah has the latest from Detroit Lions training camp, including defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh's contract situation and how the defense is preparing for the 2014 season.
  • Video - Why Not Us?: Detroit Lions 07:46

    Why Not Us?: Detroit Lions

    Jul 29
    The Detroit Lions hope to improve upon a 7-9 record in 2013 by adding tight end Eric Ebron and linebacker Kyle Van Noy in the 2014 NFL Draft. The "Inside Training Camp Live" crew discusses what else the Lions must do to bring home the Lombardi Trophy.
  • Video - Lions Won't Negotiate With Ndamukong Suh 02:15

    Lions Won't Negotiate With Ndamukong Suh

    Jul 29
    Adam Schefter, Louis Riddick and Herm Edwards talk about the Lions' decision to table contract talks with DT Ndamukong Suh and the impact it could have on Detroit.
  • Video - Lions Table Suh Contract Talks 01:56

    Lions Table Suh Contract Talks

    Jul 28
    Jerome Bettis discusses whether Ndamukong Suh should be concerned that the Detroit Lions have tabled contracts talks with him until after the season.

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