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    • 3:24 PM, Sep. 2, 2014

    Detroit News predictions: Lions regular-season record

    Detroit News writers Josh Katzenstein, Rod Beard, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski offer up their predictions of how many games the Lions will win this season, plus we have guesses from football writers around the country.

    • 11:40 AM, Sep. 2, 2014
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    Lions' Ndamukong Suh gets even more leverage with J.J. Watt's $100M deal

    The Houston Texans signing J.J. Watt to a reported six-year, $100 million extension is potentially bad news for the Lions in their pursuit to keep All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh next year.

    • 5:06 PM, Sep. 2, 2014
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    Lions put Kyle Van Noy on injured reserve with designation to return

    Van Noy will miss at least the first eight games of the season and cannot practice with the team until after Week 6. With the Lions idle in Week 9, Van Noy's debut will come no sooner than Week 10.

    • 10:51 AM, Sep. 2, 2014
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    'Madden 15' glitch creates tiny Titan, 'but he's making plays!'

    Christian Kirksey is a 6-foot-2 rookie linebacker for the Cleveland Browns. But due to a hilarious glitch, in the popular 'Madden 15' video game he is 1-foot-2 and plays for the Tennessee Titans.

    • 11:19 PM, Sep. 1, 2014
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    Lions cornerback Darius Slay has new number, more confidence

    Slay smiles a lot these days. His game is coming into shape, he feels good about the season and he feels prepared. He also exchanged his number 30 jersey for 23, which brings the biggest smile.

    • 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.

  1. Read the Tuesday Lions chat with Josh Katzenstein

    Are you ready for some Lions football? Josh Katzenstein talked about it with detroitnews.com readers on Tuesday. If you missed it you can read a transcript of the live chat here.

    • 8:38 PM, Sep. 2, 2014
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    Tuesday's NFL roundup: Broncos' Wes Welker suspended 4 games for banned substance

    Welker, who led the NFL in receptions three times when he was with the Patriots, has missed most of the exhibition season because of a concussion. He is eligible to return in Week 5.

    • 1:20 PM, Sep. 2, 2014
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    Lions' Ndamukong Suh among ESPN The Magazine's 'renegades'

    Presumably, Suh is considered a renegade, along with Saints tight end Jimmy Graham and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.

    • 7:42 PM, Sep. 1, 2014
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    NFC preview: Don't count on Seahawks repeating as champs

    Detroit News reporter Rod Beard breaks down each NFC team, plus gives his playoff prognostications.

    • 8:41 PM, Sep. 1, 2014
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    AFC preview: Once again, Broncos will be hard to stop

    Detroit News reporter Rod Beard breaks down each AFC team, plus gives his playoff prognostications.

    • 6:07 PM, Sep. 2, 2014
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    Colts owner Jim Irsay suspended six games, fined $500,000

    The NFL has suspended Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay for the first six games of the season and fined him $500,000 for violating its personal conduct policy, coming down hard after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor stemming from a March traffic stop.

    • 7:13 PM, Sep. 1, 2014
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    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.

    • 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.

    • 10:52 PM, Sep. 1, 2014
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    Lions coach Jim Caldwell has title thoughts dancing through 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 7:18 PM, Sep. 1, 2014
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    Football on TV this week

    From the Thursday night college games to Monday Night Football, here is all the excitement on the magic lantern this week.

    • 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. ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

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