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    • 3:10 PM, Apr. 24, 2014

    Cornerback prospect Justin Gilbert on Lions visit: It 'felt like home'

    Gilbert's pre-draft visit to Lions headquarters was delayed a couple weeks due to a canceled flight, but he said Thursday it was worth the wait. 'When I got here, it just felt like home when I got to the facility,' Gilbert said.

    • 2:42 PM, Apr. 24, 2014
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    Mikel Leshoure misses two days of Lions minicamp with 'personal issue'

    Although he provided little detail, Lions coach Jim Caldwell said Thursday Leshoure's absence was due to a personal issue.

    • 3:31 PM, Apr. 24, 2014
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    Matthew Stafford certain Lions' offense will remain aggressive under new staff

    After five seasons with the same head coach, offensive coordinator and playbook, it's going to take some time and patience for Matthew Stafford to learn and adjust to something completely new.

    • 2:22 AM, Apr. 24, 2014
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    Lions' Golden Tate, Matthew Stafford working on communication skills

    Tate is pushing hard to keep the lines of communication open with Stafford even during these early drills. 'He has a lot of talent and I think I have a lot of talent,' Tate said.

    • 2:59 PM, Apr. 24, 2014
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    Former Browns QB Bernie Kosar sacked as team's preseason broadcaster

    Kosar has been removed as a color commentator for Cleveland's preseason games by the team. The Browns said Wednesday night he was being replaced by Solomon Wilcots, who will work with play-by-play announcer Jim Donovan.

    • 10:21 PM, Apr. 23, 2014
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    Chris McCosky's game-by-game Lions predictions

    The Lions' regular season schedule was released Wednesday night, so here's an early, early attempt to predict how their season might go.

  1. Michigan's Taylor Lewan could go No. 2 in draft, Kiper says

    Former Michigan offensive tackle Taylor Lewan is widely considered one of the 10 best players in the upcoming NFL draft, but most analysts rank him the third-best player at his position.

    • 1:16 AM, Apr. 24, 2014
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    2014 Lions schedule: Giants will visit Detroit for Monday night opener

    It starts on a Monday night at Allen Park, takes an international detour through London, features an NFC North rivalry game on Thanksgiving and ends with potentially pivotal games in two frosty locations Chicago and Green Bay.

    • 11:29 PM, Apr. 23, 2014
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    Ryan Broyles surprises by taking part in Lions drills

    Coming off his third season-ending leg injury in as many years, Lions wide receiver Ryan Broyles said last year he would take as much time to recover before making his return in 2014.

    • 11:46 PM, Apr. 23, 2014
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    Detroit News staff forecasts Lions 2014 season

    Here is how Detroit News staff writers think the Lions' season will play out in 2014.

    • 1:21 AM, Apr. 24, 2014
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    Lions RB Mikel Leshoure not practicing on second day of minicamp

    Running back Mikel Leshoure was not on the practice field during the short portion of the Lions' voluntary practice Wednesday that was open to the media. He did practice on Tuesday.

    • 11:50 PM, Apr. 23, 2014
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    Wednesday's NFL roundup: Seahawks-Packers will kick off 2014 season

    The last time Green Bay visited CenturyLink Field was in Week 3 of the 2012 season, a 14-12 Seahawks victory clinched on what now is often dubbed the 'Fail Mary.' Russell Wilson's desperation pass on the final play was called a touchdown reception for Golden Tate by the replacement officials.

    • 11:12 AM, Apr. 24, 2014
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    Complete 2014-15 NFC schedule

    A look at the NFC regular season schedule, which was released by the NFL on Wednesday night:

    • 11:11 AM, Apr. 24, 2014
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    Complete 2014-15 AFC schedule

    A look at the AFC regular season schedule, which was released by the NFL on Wednesday night:

    • 1:17 AM, Apr. 23, 2014
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    Ndamukong Suh's absence from Lions' minicamp doesn't bother teammates

    After taking several questions regarding Ndamukong Suh's absence from the Lions' three-day voluntary minicamp that commenced Tuesday, Stephen Tulloch finally ...

    • 7:06 PM, Apr. 22, 2014
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    Lions' Dominic Raiola, Stephen Tulloch like what they see from Caldwell regime

    Between now and September, Lions players will have to learn an entirely new system from coach Jim Caldwell's staff, but after the first day of voluntary ...

    • 1:24 AM, Apr. 23, 2014
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    Lions host linebacker prospect Khalil Mack

    Many draft analysts consider Mack a top-three talent in the draft, and he will likely be selected no later than sixth overall, considering the Atlanta Falcons' ...

    • 6:50 PM, Apr. 22, 2014
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    What coach Jim Caldwell is saying after his first Lions minicamp

    A selection of Jim Caldwell's comments after Tuesday's minicamp workout, his first as Lions coach.

    • 10:20 AM, Apr. 22, 2014
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    Lions sign free-agent defensive end George Johnson

    George Johnson, a 6-4, 270-pound defensive end from Rutgers, was officially signed Tuesday morning. He was with the Vikings the last two seasons and with the ...

    • 3:30 PM, Apr. 22, 2014
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    Tuesday's NFL roundup: Jaguars' Russell Allen retires after in-game stroke

    Allen told MMQB.si.com that he has a dead spot no bigger than a dime on his cerebellum. The cerebellum controls motor movement and coordination.

    • 1:23 PM, Apr. 22, 2014
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    ESPN will be first cable channel to air NFL playoff game

    The NFL said Tuesday that a wild-card matchup will be broadcast on ESPN in January. As with 'Monday Night Football,' the game will be simulcast on local ...

    • 11:00 AM, Apr. 22, 2014
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    Monday's NFL roundup: Raiders trade QB Terrelle Pryor to Seahawks for seventh-round pick

    Pryor had asked to be dealt after the season when he lost his starting job to undrafted rookie Matt McGloin, and the Raiders made the move after acquiring Matt ...

    • 1:04 AM, Apr. 22, 2014
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    New Lions will be at minicamp, but what about Ndamukong Suh?

    The Lions begin a three-day voluntary minicamp Tuesday and even with a brand new coaching staff and a bunch of new players, the primary topic of conversation, ...

    • 4:49 PM, Apr. 21, 2014
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    Lions hire Kevin Bastin as new head trainer

    The Lions have hired Kevin Bastin as their head athletic trainer. He will replace Dean Kleinschmidt, who is retiring after 40 seasons in the NFL, the last ...

    • 1:14 AM, Apr. 20, 2014
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    Why do you care how much money Matthew Stafford makes?

    Stafford ranked sixth among the magazine's list of the 50 top-paid athletes in the world. His listed salary of $31.5 million was topped only by Floyd ...

    • 12:59 AM, Apr. 18, 2014
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    Analysts: Lions unlikely to trade up for WR Sammy Watkins

    Since the Lions hosted former Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins on a pre-draft visit last week, there has been significant chatter about them potentially ...

    • 1:05 AM, Apr. 18, 2014
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    Lions coach Jim Caldwell doesn't think players union 'has a place in college football'

    Growing up as the son of a General Motors worker, Lions coach Jim Caldwell is a supporter of unions. However, when a student asked Caldwell's opinion on ...

    • 1:03 AM, Apr. 18, 2014
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    Lions host receiver prospect Marqise Lee

    Lee was a weekly highlight reel as a sophomore with USC in 2012 with 118 catches for 1,721 yards and 14 touchdowns, including a 16-catch, 345-yard performance ...

    • 1:12 AM, Apr. 18, 2014
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    Lions take Alabama's Clinton-Dix, Nebraska's Jean-Baptiste in Kiper's new mock draft

    Alabama safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix is the Lions' first-round pick (No. 10) in the latest mock draft, version 4.0, by ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. Kiper projects the ...

    • 2:12 PM, Apr. 17, 2014
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    CFL team signs ex-NFL star Chad Johnson to 2-year contract

    Former NFL star Chad Johnson is heading to the Canadian Football League. The 36-year-old receiver has signed a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes.

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