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    • 7:17 PM, Aug. 27, 2014

    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 sour note, many players are looking forward to seeing their former coach.

    • 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 roster to 75, the Lions cut Maxwell and Quigley.

    • 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 Monday, pushed Raiders tight end Scott Simonson into him near the goal line.

    • 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 didn't participate in the portion of practice open to media.

    • 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 Michael Egnew or Emil Igwenagu at fullback. The Lions also have two other tight ends, Jacob Maxwell and Jordan Thompson, on the roster.

    • 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 for the spot. Tavecchio was released Monday, and coach Jim Caldwell said the Lions aren't pursuing any veteran kickers.

    • 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 longer than he ever had before to win the starting job.

    • 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 ...

    • 1:12 PM, Aug. 23, 2014
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    Lions' George Johnson working on consistency to impress coaches

    Detroit In a group of defensive linemen that includes Ndamukong Suh, Ezekiel Ansah and Nick Fairley, it's sometimes difficult to stand out.

    • 1:22 AM, Aug. 23, 2014
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    Ryan Broyles making his mark in Lions receiving corps

    Ryan Broyles is making a good accounting for himself in the exhibition season, adding another consistent game to his portfolio as he's trying to nail down a ...

    • 1:26 AM, Aug. 23, 2014
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    Tahir Whitehead serves Lions notice he's in the competition at strong-side linebacker

    When the Lions drafted Kyle Van Noy in the second round in May, it seemed obvious that he or Ashlee Palmer would start at strong-side linebacker in 2014.

    • 2:03 AM, Aug. 24, 2014
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    Saturday's NFL roundup: Rams QB Sam Bradford suffers another knee injury

    Bradford reinjured the knee he had surgery on last season and St. Louis had four other starters hurt in a 33-14 win over the Cleveland Browns on Saturday night.

    • 2:21 AM, Aug. 23, 2014
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    Reggie Bush gives Lions offense a spark in tight victory over Jaguars

    Running back Reggie Bush's 86-yard touchdown run in the Lions' 13-12 exhibition win over the Jacksonville Jaguars Friday night at Ford Field should give the ...

    • 1:57 AM, Aug. 23, 2014
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    It is now or never as a Lion for Nick Fairley

    Ndamukong Suh gave us a pretty good scouting report on fellow defensive tackle Nick Fairley. He is not blowing smoke when he says Fairley has more moves than ...

    • 11:18 PM, Aug. 22, 2014
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    Improved Lions receiver Corey Fuller 'night and day from last year'

    Fuller, 6-foot-2, 200 pounds, has been turning heads in camp for his consistency, speed and catching ability. That combination of skills was on display in the ...

    • 11:25 PM, Aug. 22, 2014
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    Preparation, discipline are Joe Lombardi's priorities as Lions' offensive coordinator

    Lombardi, who's in his first year as an NFL coordinator, brought the competitive concept from New Orleans, where he spent the past seven years as a Saints ...

    • 11:23 PM, Aug. 22, 2014
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    Lions juggle lineup for Jaguars, but Calvin Johnson to start

    All-Pro wide receiver Calvin Johnson is in the starting lineup for the Lions exhibition game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Ford Field tonight, but there ...

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