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    • 1:18 AM, Jul. 29, 2014

    Lions, Suh far apart, but not parting ways - yet

    Finally, they've reached an agreement. Moments before the start of the training camp, the Lions front office announced the team had tabled negotiations on a contract extension with All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh.

    • 11:15 AM, Jul. 29, 2014
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    New staff means fresh start, 'fair game' for Lions RB Mikel Leshoure

    'He's certainly running well at this stage,' coach Jim Caldwell said. 'We like what we see, and it's early yet. If a guy can perform and play well, there's always room for another good back because he's a talented guy.'

    • 3:53 PM, Jul. 29, 2014
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    Man facing charges for urinating on former Ravens owner Art Modell's grave

    The man, who so far has been identified only as a Cleveland Browns fan, could face up to two years in jail and a $500 fine. He posted a video of the incident to YouTube this month.

    • 12:18 AM, Jul. 29, 2014
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    • 12:22 AM, Jul. 29, 2014
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    Jim Caldwell era starts with fast pace at Lions practice

    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.

    • 11:03 PM, Jul. 28, 2014
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    Minor thumb injury sends Lions linebacker Kyle Van Noy to sidelines

    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 did not participate in drills.

    • 8:04 AM, Jul. 29, 2014
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    Lions' decision to cut Chris Houston didn't come down to last minute

    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.

    • 11:04 PM, Jul. 28, 2014
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    Lions' Matthew Stafford embraces challenge of learning new offense

    It would have been natural for Stafford to 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 I could to immerse myself in it.'

    • 12:23 AM, Jul. 29, 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.

    • 12:19 AM, Jul. 28, 2014
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    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.

    • 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.

    • 4:39 PM, Jul. 28, 2014
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    Video: Lions QB Matthew Stafford's latest commercials are ... just see for yourself

    Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford's latest commercials are a nightmare. Well, at least one of them. That's the gist of Stafford's latest ads for satellite provider Dish.

    • 2:52 PM, Jul. 28, 2014
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    Lions can 'hit the ground running' with new coach Jim Caldwell's format

    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.

    • 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 ...

    • 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.

    • 10:15 PM, Jul. 28, 2014
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    Monday's NFL roundup: Mario Manningham tries to stick with Giants

    Mario Manningham attended his first training camp in 2008 as a third-round pick of the Giants, basically secured of his place on the team's opening day roster. ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

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