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    • 10:43 PM, Aug. 20, 2014

    Former Michigan star Denard Robinson adjusts to being out of spotlight

    Robinson was in a fishbowl of constant attention and interviews in his standout career at Michigan from 2009-12.

    • 4:35 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
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    Lions DT Nick Fairley says he plans to start in season opener

    Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley stood at his locker smiling Wednesday, answering questions about his recent demotion with a surprisingly cavalier attitude.

    • 10:48 AM, Aug. 20, 2014
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    Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford poised to take the next step

    Most of the changes for Stafford will be mental and fundamental this season as he tries to lead the Lions to the playoffs for the first time since 2011.

    • 10:31 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
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    Lions game with Jaguars is a sellout, will be on TV

    The Lions' exhibition game against the Jaguars Friday night at Ford Field is officially a sellout.

    • 9:10 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
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    Former MSU star Le'Veon Bell arrested with Steelers teammate

    Bell is expected to be charged with DUI while Bell, Blount and a female companion are expected to face charges of marijuana possession.

    • 1:31 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
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    Forbes: Lions third-least valuable NFL team at $960M

    The Lions are worth $960 million, Forbes estimates. That's an increase from last year's $900 million valuation but not enough to stop Detroit from dropping from 28th to 30th out of 32 NFL teams.

    • 3:55 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
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    Lions' Calvin Johnson won't let NFL 'get in my pockets' for TD celebration fines

    New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham received two fines totaling $33,075 for dunking over the goalpost twice in last week's exhibition game at Atlanta, a touchdown celebration outlawed by the NFL this year. \

    • 10:32 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
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    Even Lions' Megatron will be scheming this season

    He's fast enough to beat single coverage, strong enough to make plays in double coverage and tall and long enough to make plays on imperfect passes.

    • 12:59 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
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    Lions DE Ziggy Ansah might play Friday against Jaguars

    Lions defensive end Ziggy Ansah is still working his way back from offseason shoulder surgery, but the coaches hope he can play in Friday's exhibition against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Ford Field Field.

    • 12:04 PM, Aug. 20, 2014
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    Former Michigan State QB Brian Hoyer gets Browns' starting spot over rookie Johnny Manziel

    Hoyer will open the season as Cleveland's starting quarterback after winning his summer competition over Manziel, the hotshot rookie and social media sensation whose NFL career is off to a shaky start.

    • 7:47 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
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    Lions to get Calvin Johnson some playing time, gauge Jaguars' response

    The Lions plan to give wide receiver Calvin Johnson his first playing time of the preseason Friday, and when asked about what he's looking for, Caldwell made a point to note his impressions of the All-Pro.

    • 5:55 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
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    Lions release cornerback Drayton Florence

    The Lions hoped Florence, an 11-year veteran who played in Detroit in 2012, could provide veteran depth at a position of weakness, but he looked a step slow in practice and Friday's exhibition against the Raiders.

    • 5:54 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
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    Lions' Dominic Raiola on Johnny Manziel's obscene gesture: 'Enjoy the FedEx' from the NFL

    It didn't take long for the news of Johnny Manziel's obscene gesture during the 'Monday Night Football' game at Washington to make the rounds in the Lions locker room.

    • 10:44 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
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    Former NFL, Livonia Clarenceville player Tim Shaw announces he has ALS

    In a 25-second video posted Tuesday on the Tennessee Titans' web site, 30-year-old Shaw reveals he was recently diagnosed with ALS and pours a bucket of ice water on his head as part of the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money and awareness to battle the disease.

    • 11:17 PM, Aug. 18, 2014
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    Cornerback Rashean Mathis wants to go out a winner, and the Lions love it

    Throughout the 2013 season, Lions cornerback Rashean Mathis said he told general manager Martin Mayhew he wanted to return to Detroit in 2014.

    • 10:50 AM, Aug. 20, 2014
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    Lions center Dominic Raiola says winning is all that's left

    In the past 13 seasons with the Lions, center Dominic Raiola has experienced all the highs and the lows. But the lows far outnumber the highs. He's been around ...

    • 10:50 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
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    Tuesday's NFL roundup: Browns put off decision on starting QB for another week

    Cleveland first-year coach Mike Pettine still hasn't chosen his Week 1 starting quarterback, and that's not his fault. Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel haven't ...

    • 7:40 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
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    Lions' Giorgio Tavecchio, Nate Freese to rotate kicking duties as evaluation continues

    In Friday's exhibition game against the Jaguars, seventh-round pick Nate Freese and Tavecchio will switch off kicking duties, a change from the first two ...

    • 11:34 PM, Aug. 18, 2014
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    Former U-D Jesuit back George Winn making noise with the Lions

    Generally, there aren't very many big hits in Lions training camp. With an emphasis on avoiding injuries and just running through drills to learn the new ...

    • 11:54 PM, Aug. 18, 2014
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    Lions' Jim Caldwell: Nick Fairley isn't a starter right now

    After starting training camp playing with the first-team defensive line, Fairley has fallen out of grace, working with the second unit last week and during ...

    • 12:47 PM, Aug. 19, 2014
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    Lions' Calvin Johnson likely to return against Jaguars; Ziggy Ansah's status remains uncertain

    Johnson sat the first two exhibition games for precautionary reasons after undergoing knee and finger surgeries this offseason, but he will most likely get an ...

    • 12:34 AM, Aug. 19, 2014
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    Johnny Manziel struggles in Cleveland's loss to Washington

    Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer didn't make Mike Pettine's decision any easier. Good luck picking a starting quarterback after this mess, Coach.

    • 3:34 PM, Aug. 18, 2014
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    Lions' DeJon Gomes, TJ Jones miss practice with injuries

    Allen Park The Lions continue to be among the healthiest teams in the NFL with just two players missing practice Monday.

    • 1:31 AM, Aug. 18, 2014
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    Jim Caldwell values Lions' leaders -- captains and 'council' members

    The Lions have had six different players represent the team as captains in the two exhibition games thus far, and there probably will be six others who run out ...

    • 10:41 PM, Aug. 16, 2014
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    Quarterback Dan Orlovsky bounces back for Lions

    After a lackluster showing in the exhibition opener, Lions backup quarterback Dan Orlovsky said he wasn't feeling any pressure.

    • 3:20 PM, Aug. 17, 2014
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    Lions' Michael Williams feels good after debut at new position

    A seventh-round pick in 2013, Williams made the switch from tight end to tackle this offseason under the new coaching staff. He's listed on the roster at 304 ...

    • 6:12 PM, Aug. 17, 2014
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    Lions kicking hopeful Giorgio Tavecchio sends right spice through uprights

    His mother, who lives in Moraga, drove about 45 minutes south to the team hotel in Fremont to deliver the Italian specialties the night before the Lions played ...

    • 12:35 AM, Aug. 18, 2014
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    Sunday's NFL roundup: Broncos pocket shutout over 49ers in new Levi's Stadium

    The 38-year-old Manning, beginning his 17th season after throwing for an NFL-record 55 touchdowns last year, completed 12 of 14 passes for 102 yards and a 120. ...

    • 11:12 PM, Aug. 16, 2014
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    Nick Fairley remains with Lions' second-team defense

    Allen Park Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley apparently made a good enough impression on coach Jim Caldwell to improve his status.

    • 5:14 AM, Aug. 16, 2014
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    Lions not wringing hands over crowded receiver position

    Several receivers made nice plays in Friday's 27-26 exhibition loss to the Oakland Raiders, and the competition for the final few spots at that position is ...

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