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    • 2:45 PM, Aug. 29, 2014

    Lions' Ndamukong Suh won't be fined for hit on Chad Henne, NFL says

    In a bit of surprise, the NFL said Friday that Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh will not be fined for his roughing-the-passer penalty on Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Chad Henne.

    • 1:10 AM, Aug. 29, 2014
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    Lions' James Ihedigbo skips Buffalo trip for treatment on ailment

    James Ihedigbo sat out the Lions' third exhibition against Jacksonville to rest, but after he skipped the trip to Buffalo Thursday night, coach Jim Caldwell indicated the starting strong safety is dealing with some kind of ailment.

    • 1:29 AM, Aug. 29, 2014
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    Lions competition at receiver remains fierce as cutdown looms

    The competition for the final two or three wide receiver spots on the 53-man roster is as tight as any other position. Calvin Johnson, Golden Tate and Jeremy Ross are locks, and the rest of the group hopes the Lions keep six receivers instead of five.

    • 2:16 PM, Aug. 28, 2014
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    With cuts due Saturday, Josh Katzenstein predicts Lions' 53-man roster

    The Lions must trim their roster from 75 to 53 by Saturday at 4 p.m., which means several players will soon receive the unfortunate news they've been cut.

    • 12:17 AM, Aug. 29, 2014
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    Lions' Kellen Moore makes his case, defense shines in shutout of Bills

    Moore was a bit too humble after leading the Lions to a 23-0 victory in the exhibition finale against the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night with a performance that will certainly help his case to stay on the 53-man roster.

    • 10:49 PM, Aug. 28, 2014
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    Lions rookie Kyle Van Noy has core muscle surgery, to miss start of regular season

    The Lions traded up to draft Van Noy 40th overall out of BYU with hopes he could be an immediate starter at strong-side linebacker, but now he will be sidelined for a month or longer.

    • 9:54 PM, Aug. 28, 2014
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    Lions resting 11 starters vs. Bills, including Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson

    The Lions are giving 11 starters the night off in tonight's exhibition finale against the Buffalo Bills as they'll give back-end players a chance to compete for a spot on the 53-man roster.

    • 4:30 PM, Aug. 28, 2014
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    Roger Goodell admits mistake in Ray Rice case, increases penalties for domestic violence

    NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.

    • 10:16 PM, Aug. 28, 2014
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    Thursday's Lions-Bills live tweets: Lions blank Bills to wrap up exhibition season

    The Lions take on the Buffalo Bills in their final exhibition game of the preseason. It will be a reunion of sorts between the Lions and their former coach, Jim Schwartz, who was fired in the offseason after five seasons. Schwartz is the Bills' defensive coordinator.

    • 7:17 PM, Aug. 27, 2014
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    James Ihedigbo, Golden Tate stoke Lions kickoff luncheon crowd with confidence

    Nobody promised a Super Bowl, but Ihedigbo came close when answering a question about what it was like to win one with the Baltimore Ravens two seasons ago.

    • 12:13 AM, Aug. 28, 2014
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    Lions vs. Bills: Position battles at right tackle, linebacker among 10 things to watch

    The Lions' last dress rehearsal in Buffalo on Thursday night will be the final chance for many players to impress the coaches and front office before final cuts are made.

    • 11:14 PM, Aug. 27, 2014
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    Rams coach Jeff Fisher blasts ESPN's reporting on Michael Sam's 'showering habits'

    Rams coach Jeff Fisher remains angry over an ESPN report that dealt in part with the 'showering habits' of defensive end Michael Sam by ESPN reporter Josina Anderson.

    • 7:17 PM, Aug. 27, 2014
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    Lions' Matthew Stafford on regional cover of Sports Illustrated NFL preview issue

    Stafford is on the cover of Sports Illustrated's NFL preview issue this week along with Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. It's one of four regional covers this week.

    • 7:11 PM, Aug. 27, 2014
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    Arbitrator upholds season-long suspension for Browns star receiver Josh Gordon

    The Browns learned Wednesday that Gordon's indefinite suspension by the NFL has been upheld and he will miss at least 16 games for another violation of the league's substance abuse policy.

    • 9:18 PM, Aug. 26, 2014
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    Lions to see former coach Jim Schwartz from a new angle

    Schwartz, coach of the Lions for five years before being fired at the end of last season, is the Bills defensive coordinator, and even though things ended on a ...

    • 8:14 PM, Aug. 26, 2014
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    Report: Lions seeking help at secondary through trade

    CBS Sports reported Tuesday night the Lions are 'making calls' with hopes of bolstering what is perceived to be the most deficient unit on the roster.

    • 11:26 PM, Aug. 26, 2014
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    Lions' reliable Dominic Raiola driven to excel

    As a second-round pick, Lions center Dominic Raiola wasn't in danger of being cut during his first training camp in 2001. That doesn't mean he wasn't worried.

    • 11:27 PM, Aug. 26, 2014
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    Lions cut TE Jacob Maxwell, OL Bryce Quigley to reach 75-man limit

    On Monday, the Lions claimed tight ends Michael Egnew from the Dolphins and Emil Igwenagu whom they view as a fullback from the Eagles. To reduce the ...

    • 5:45 PM, Aug. 26, 2014
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    Loss of DeJon Gomes a blow to Lions' secondary depth

    Gomes suffered an injury on a brutal helmet-to-helmet collision in the Lions' second exhibition game against Oakland when cornerback Jonte Green, who was cut ...

    • 10:48 PM, Aug. 25, 2014
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    Still no word when Lions rookie Kyle Van Noy will return to action

    At least for now, the Lions are in a wait-and-seed mode on Van Noy's health. Coach Jim Caldwell didn't want to speculate Monday on what is ailing Van Noy, who ...

    • 6:41 PM, Aug. 25, 2014
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    Report: Lions line up two TEs to try out

    Although the Lions' tight-end spots likely are solidified with Brandon Pettigrew, rookie Eric Ebron and Joseph Fauria, the Lions could be looking at using ...

    • 1:12 PM, Aug. 26, 2014
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    After 'very, very difficult decision,' Nate Freese wins Lions' kicking job

    Detroit After a neck-and-neck competition, one that looked to be among the tightest among position groups since training camp started, Freese beat Giorgio Tavecchio ...

    • 3:48 PM, Aug. 25, 2014
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    Vikings name Matt Cassel starting QB over Teddy Bridgewater

    When Cassel re-signed with the Minnesota Vikings in the offseason and started to digest Norv Turner's new system, he knew he'd have to work harder and study ...

    • 11:07 PM, Aug. 25, 2014
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    Monday's NFL roundup: Free agent Richie Incognito pays visit to Tampa

    The Buccaneers will meet with Richie Incognito to determine if one of the central figures in the Dolphins bullying scandal can help their struggling offensive ...

    • 10:30 PM, Aug. 25, 2014
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    Football on TV this week

    From the Lions' exhibition finale (at the Bills, 7 p.m., Thursday, Channel 7) to season openers for Michigan State (vs. Jacksonville State, 7:30 p.m., Friday, ...

    • 1:53 PM, Aug. 24, 2014
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    Lions' Ndamukong Suh can expect a fine from NFL for Friday's hit of Chad Henne

    With his reputation and the NFL's increased emphasis on player safety, Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh will almost certainly receive a fine this week for ...

    • 12:02 AM, Aug. 25, 2014
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    Sunday's NFL roundup: Rams' Sam Bradford gone for season with torn ACL

    Coach Jeff Fisher confirmed the extent of the injury Sunday night, news first reported by ESPN and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

    • 7:14 PM, Aug. 23, 2014
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    Lions rookie LB Kyle Van Noy worried he has sports hernia

    Van Noy will undergo further testing to determine the extent of what the team is calling an abdominal injury, but the second-round pick said he's fearful that ...

    • 6:57 PM, Aug. 23, 2014
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    Lions announce player cuts, including RB Steven Miller

    The Lions announced the release of six players Saturday afternoon, the first of what will be a wave of cuts to reduce the roster to 75 players by 4 p.m. ...

    • 1:33 AM, Aug. 23, 2014
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    Coach Jim Caldwell unsettled by Lions' 15 penalties

    Coach Jim Caldwell noted the Lions' 15 penalties Friday night as an issue during his opening statement after a 13-12 exhibition win over the Jacksonville ...

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