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    • 7:13 PM, Sep. 1, 2014

    Chef helps Lions' Nick Fairley get serious about diet, earn back starting job

    Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley said his demotion to second string this summer opened his eyes to what the team needed from the 2011 first-round pick.

    • 7:29 PM, Sep. 1, 2014
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    LaAdrian Waddle, Tahir Whitehead win battles for spots in Lions' starting lineup

    LaAdrian Waddle said offensive line coach Jeremiah Washburn pulled him into his office to tell him he earned the Lions' starting right tackle job Monday.

    • 2:53 PM, Sep. 1, 2014
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    Lions' Caldwell explains decision to keep receivers Broyles, Ogletree, Fuller

    The competition for the final wide receiver spots on the Lions' 53-man roster came down to the wire, and coach Jim Caldwell explained Monday why the team chose to keep Ryan Broyles, Kevin Ogletree and Corey Fuller.

    • 10:28 PM, Sep. 1, 2014
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    Lions coach Jim Caldwell has title thoughts dancing through his team's head

    Caldwell has been an assistant coach on two Super Bowl teams, Indianapolis in 2006 and Baltimore in 2012, and after a question about the foundation of those teams, he made a point to spin the focus back to his current team.

    • 1:29 PM, Sep. 1, 2014
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    Lions' Kyle Van Noy might miss eight games on short-term IR, Caldwell admits

    In his first regular-season news conference Monday, Caldwell said Van Noy is 'certainly' a candidate for the team's short-term injured reserve slot, which would keep him out of at least the first eight games.

    • 4:48 PM, Sep. 1, 2014
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    Lions' James Ihedigbo still out with undisclosed injury

    Starting strong safety James Ihedigbo missed the Lions' first regular-season practice Monday with an undisclosed injury that has bothered him at least the past two weeks.

    • 4:09 PM, Aug. 31, 2014
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    OT Michael Williams, RB George Winn among Lions' practice squad additions

    Peacock, an undrafted rookie from Appalachian State, was the first player to announce he was a part of the group of 10 players whom the team hopes to develop. 'Practice squad it is,' Peacock tweeted.

    • 8:13 PM, Aug. 31, 2014
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    Titans claim WR Kris Durham after he was cut by Lions

    The Tennessee Titans claimed former Lions wide receiver Kris Durham off waivers on Sunday. Durham was among the Lions' final roster cuts Saturday as they set their 53-man roster.

    • 11:40 PM, Aug. 30, 2014
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    Lions are already impact players in the NFL this season

    As always, the Lions used their exhibition games to prepare for the regular season and determine which players would be on the roster. But while they went about their business, the Lions played a role in a few key NFL storylines during their four games this summer. From the debut of Cleveland quarterback Johnny Manziel to the finale that convinced Buffalo it needed to sign quarterback Kyle Orton, the Lions impacted a few teams during their exhibition slate.

    • 9:48 PM, Aug. 31, 2014
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    49ers' Ray McDonald faces felony domestic violence charges

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties this past week for players accused of domestic violence. The move followed scrutiny over Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice's two-game penalty stemming from his arrest on an assault charge in February.

    • 1:28 AM, Sep. 1, 2014
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    Sunday's NFL roundup: Chiefs QB Alex Smith reportedly agrees to $68M extension

    Smith and the Chiefs agreed Sunday on a $68 million extension that should keep him in Kansas City through the 2018 season, a person familiar with the contract told the Associated Press.

    • 2:52 PM, Aug. 31, 2014
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    Michael Sam clears waivers, meets with Rams coach Jeff Fisher

    Sam showed up for his face-to-face exit meeting with St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher, a few hours after clearing waivers.

    • 4:25 PM, Aug. 30, 2014
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    Lions make final cuts; full 53-man roster here

    Even though most players can feel safe for now, the current roster is by no means permanent. The Lions could add some players who were cut by other teams, and if rookie linebacker Kyle Van Noy goes on short-term injured reserve Tuesday, it would open a roster spot.

    • 5:21 PM, Aug. 30, 2014
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    Mikel Leshoure, Kris Durham among Lions cuts

    The Lions waived running back Mikel Leshoure on Saturday as part of the cuts to trim the roster to 53 players, the most notable of their 22 cuts.

    • 7:51 PM, Aug. 30, 2014
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    Lions show progress with cuts, but Jim Caldwell remains key to success

    Caldwell and his staff are the wild cards. I have to believe he was holding more things back than previous coach Jim Schwartz did in the exhibition season. We ...

    • 10:57 PM, Aug. 30, 2014
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    Rams cut Michael Sam, first openly gay player drafted

    The seventh-round pick has been outspoken and confident as his progress was watched as closely as any rookie in the league. He has been cheered by athletes and ...

    • 2:45 PM, Aug. 29, 2014
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    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 ...

    • 4:10 AM, Aug. 30, 2014
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    Lions defensive end George Johnson makes a big impression

    He has gone from filler to thriller for the Lions, and in the four exhibition games, he had nine tackles and 21/2 sacks, both of which led all defensive ...

    • 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 ...

    • 8:52 PM, Aug. 29, 2014
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    Kellen Moore has shown he should be Lions' backup quarterback

    The Lions brought Orlovsky back to be Matthew Stafford's backup this season. Yet, after camp and four exhibitions, Kellen Moore is the one who should enter ...

    • 9:07 PM, Aug. 29, 2014
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    Lions waive safety DeJon Gomes in injury-related agreement

    Gomes suffered an injury on a helmet-to-helmet hit with Raiders tight end Scott Simonson in the Lions' second exhibition game. The Lions first called it a neck ...

    • 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 ...

    • 4:09 AM, Aug. 30, 2014
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    Friday's NFL roundup: 49ers' Aldon Smith gets 9-game ban

    A statement Friday from the league said Smith had violated the NFL's substance abuse and personal conduct policies. Smith won't be eligible to return until Nov. ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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, ...

    • 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.

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