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    • 12:19 AM, Jul. 28, 2014

    Accountability will be the Lions' mantra this season

    Insulating some players from criticism — something Schwartz and his staff were rightfully accused of doing, most notably with quarterback Matthew Stafford — is another. And when asked if those days are over, Raiola replied frankly Sunday, “Yeah, you could say that.

    • 10:26 AM, Jul. 28, 2014
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    After playing at 320 last season, Nick Fairley's new weight of 305 OK by Lions

    Nick Fairley's weight in 2013 was problematic enough that Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said during the offseason the defensive tackle needed to 'reposition' some of his pounds.

    • 7:24 PM, Jul. 27, 2014
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    Lions training camp position previews: Quarterbacks and special teams

    Matthew Stafford has one of the most talented arms in the NFL, but his decision-making and lazy footwork have prevented him from consistently playing to his full potential.

    • 12:19 PM, Jul. 28, 2014
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    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.

    • 10:42 AM, Jul. 28, 2014
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    Golden Tate removed from PUP list, will practice with Lions today

    Tate tweaked his shoulder during the offseason program and missed minicamp, but said he'd be available for training camp. The Lions put Tate on the PUP list last week, but his prediction turned out to be true.

    • 10:30 AM, Jul. 28, 2014
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    Lions single-game tickets go on sale Thursday

    Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. and be available at the Ford Field box office and at detroitlions.com/tickets.

    • 3:59 PM, Jul. 27, 2014
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    Jim Caldwell optimistic Ndamukong Suh will stay with Lions

    Lions players and coaches may not worry about the contract negotiations, but until a new deal is done or negotiations come to a halt, Suh's future remain a hot topic because of what the two-time All-Pro means to the franchise.

    • 4:46 PM, Jul. 27, 2014
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    Early signs indicate Lions' Matthew Stafford is 'getting better'

    The Lions made clear this offseason they wanted to find help for Matthew Stafford, looking for coaches and players that could help the franchise quarterback stop his regression the past two seasons.

    • 3:45 PM, Jul. 27, 2014
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    No timetable for return of Lions' Ziggy Ansah, Jim Caldwell says

    Second-year defensive end Ziggy Ansah will be a key cog of the Lions' defense this season, but when he'll be able to contribute is uncertain.

    • 9:27 PM, Jul. 26, 2014
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    Lions rookie Bryce Quigley not fretting move to offensive guard

    Quigley successfully made the transition from tight end to left tackle at San Diego State, but now he has to change positions again. He'll have to adjust to his new assignment quickly when training camp begins Monday.

    • 7:25 PM, Jul. 27, 2014
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    Sunday's NFL roundup: Panthers' Greg Hardy hates being a distraction

    Hardy addressed the media before Sunday's practice but refused to answer specific questions about his recent conviction on two domestic violence charges except to say, 'I hate that I have distracted my team.'

    • 6:30 PM, Jul. 25, 2014
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    Lions training camp position previews: Running backs

    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 fullback

    • 3:50 PM, Jul. 26, 2014
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    Lions' Ndamukong Suh lets agent handle business while he focuses on football

    Veterans report to camp Sunday, and the Lions will practice Monday. Suh is entering the final season of his contract, and as always, the spotlight will be on the two-time All-Pro when he takes the field for Detroit.

    • 9:16 PM, Jul. 26, 2014
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    Saturday's NFL roundup: Cardinals QB Carson Palmer says this is 'most talented team I've ever been on'

    Whether that talent translates to success on the field could depend in large part on the performance of the 34-year-old quarterback in his second season in coach Bruce Arians' system.

    • 11:56 PM, Jul. 24, 2014
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    10 things to watch as Lions camp gets going

    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 ...

    • 11:55 PM, Jul. 24, 2014
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    Lions training camp position previews: Receivers and tight ends

    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- ...

  1. MSU's Archie Collins, Michigan's Cato June join Lions for internship program

    The 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, ...

    • 12:24 AM, Jul. 26, 2014
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    Friday's NFL roundup: Browns WR Josh Gordon reports to camp, hearing looms

    The embattled Pro Bowl wide receiver reported to Browns training camp Friday and passed his conditioning test as he awaits an appeal hearing with the NFL on a ...

    • 9:13 PM, Jul. 25, 2014
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    Browns' QB Johnny Manziel admits 'rookie mistakes'

    Speaking on the eve of Cleveland's first training camp practice, Manziel briefly addressed his fraternity-guy-gone-wild behavior during the past two months ...

    • 4:56 PM, Jul. 25, 2014
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    Lions sign punter Drew Butler, cut safety Gabe Lynn

    The Lions signed punter Drew Butler Friday, adding someone who can give Sam Martin some time off during training camp.

    • 5:50 PM, Jul. 25, 2014
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    Marshawn Lynch holding out as Seahawks start training camp

    Seattle 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 ...

    • 7:26 PM, Jul. 24, 2014
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    Report: Lions 'not optimistic' about reaching deal with Ndamukong Suh

    It looks more and more likely that the Lions will be unable to sign the All-Pro defensive tackle to a long-term contract extension before training camp begins ...

    • 6:09 PM, Jul. 23, 2014
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    Lions training camp position previews: Offensive line

    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 ...

    • 7:50 PM, Jul. 24, 2014
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    Video: Lions' Joseph Fauria performs touchdown dances throughout history

    Fauria, who became a favorite on the national highlight reels with his varied touchdown dances last season, has now become a historian of end-zone ...

    • 7:56 PM, Jul. 24, 2014
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    Former Michigan OT Taylor Lewan, Titans agree on four-year contract

    The Titans announced the deal Thursday, the day before players report for training camp. The team did not release terms. Lewan reportedly received a four-year ...

    • 7:58 PM, Jul. 24, 2014
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    Suspended Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon arrested for marijuana possession

    Blackmon, a former standout at Oklahoma State, was arrested Wednesday evening in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond. Police said they noticed his sedan go ...

    • 8:02 PM, Jul. 24, 2014
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    Ravens RB Ray Rice suspended two games for domestic violence incident

    Rice will miss the season opener against AFC North champion Cincinnati on Sept. 7 and the Sept. 11 game on Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

    • 6:10 PM, Jul. 23, 2014
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    Lions' Ziggy Ansah, Golden Tate, TJ Jones will start camp on PUP list

    Defensive end Ziggy Ansah, and wide receivers Golden Tate and TJ Jones, will not be on the field when Lions' training camp begins Monday.

    • 10:33 AM, Jul. 23, 2014
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    Lions rookie QB James Franklin hopes prep time pays off with roster spot

    During the Lions' offseason program, undrafted quarterback James Franklin never had a chance to show what he could do during team drills.

    • 1:14 AM, Jul. 23, 2014
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    Lions training camp position previews: Defensive line

    Despite two lackluster seasons statistically, the Lions' strength on defense will again be up front, and as new coordinator Teryl Austin installs his new ...

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