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    • 6:30 PM, Jul. 25, 2014

    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 in three or four backs each game, as well as a fullback

    • 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 agenda.

    • 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-round tight end Eric Ebron will have an impact on more than just the quarterback.

  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, Quinn Gray and Kefense Hynson.

    • 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 possible suspension.

    • 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 when photos of him partying around the country were a weekly occurrence.

    • 4:56 PM, Jul. 25, 2014
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    Lions sign punter Drew Butler, cut safety Gabe Lynn

    The Lions signed punter Drew Butler Friday, adding someone who can give Sam Martin some time off during training camp.

    • 5:50 PM, Jul. 25, 2014
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    Marshawn Lynch holding out as Seahawks start training camp

    Seattle coach Pete Carroll said he was disappointed Lynch was not present. Carroll reiterated the team wants Lynch there and still intends on him being an integral part of their plans for this season.

    • 7:26 PM, Jul. 24, 2014
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    Report: Lions 'not optimistic' about reaching deal with Ndamukong Suh

    It looks more and more likely that the Lions will be unable to sign the All-Pro defensive tackle to a long-term contract extension before training camp begins Monday. This, according to an ESPN report Thursday.

    • 6:09 PM, Jul. 23, 2014
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    Lions training camp position previews: Offensive line

    The Lions' offensive line was one of the biggest question marks entering last season, but after giving up the second fewest sacks, it looks like a point of strength this year.

    • 7:50 PM, Jul. 24, 2014
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    Video: Lions' Joseph Fauria performs touchdown dances throughout history

    Fauria, who became a favorite on the national highlight reels with his varied touchdown dances last season, has now become a historian of end-zone expressionism.

    • 7:56 PM, Jul. 24, 2014
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    Former Michigan OT Taylor Lewan, Titans agree on four-year contract

    The Titans announced the deal Thursday, the day before players report for training camp. The team did not release terms. Lewan reportedly received a four-year deal worth $11.5 million with a signing bonus of $6.7 million.

    • 7:58 PM, Jul. 24, 2014
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    Suspended Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon arrested for marijuana possession

    Blackmon, a former standout at Oklahoma State, was arrested Wednesday evening in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond. Police said they noticed his sedan go around stopped traffic in an attempt to get into a turn lane.

    • 8:02 PM, Jul. 24, 2014
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    Ravens RB Ray Rice suspended two games for domestic violence incident

    Rice will miss the season opener against AFC North champion Cincinnati on Sept. 7 and the Sept. 11 game on Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

    • 6:10 PM, Jul. 23, 2014
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    Lions' Ziggy Ansah, Golden Tate, TJ Jones will start camp on PUP list

    Defensive end Ziggy Ansah, and wide receivers Golden Tate and TJ Jones, will not be on the field when Lions' training camp begins Monday.

    • 10:33 AM, Jul. 23, 2014
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    Lions rookie QB James Franklin hopes prep time pays off with roster spot

    During the Lions' offseason program, undrafted quarterback James Franklin never had a chance to show what he could do during team drills.

    • 1:14 AM, Jul. 23, 2014
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    Lions training camp position previews: Defensive line

    Despite two lackluster seasons statistically, the Lions' strength on defense will again be up front, and as new coordinator Teryl Austin installs his new ...

    • 11:26 AM, Jul. 23, 2014
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    Tony Dungy: Michael Sam story isn't about my faith

    Former NFL coach Tony Dungy responded to criticism Wednesday that he was being hypocritical by saying he would not have drafted gay football player Michael Sam.

    • 2:37 PM, Jul. 23, 2014
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    Fans invited to attend free Lions training camp practices July 30-31

    The Lions have announced two more training camp practices free and open to the public Wednesday, July 30 at Wayne State Stadium and Thursday, July 31 at the ...

    • 12:50 AM, Jul. 24, 2014
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    Wednesday's NFL roundup: Pats' Rob Gronkowski cleared to play

    That's welcome news to his teammates after a season in which Gronkowski played just seven regular-season games.

    • 11:29 AM, Jul. 23, 2014
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    Broncos owner giving up control because he has Alzheimer's

    Pat Bowlen is giving up control of the team because of Alzheimer's disease. The 70-year-old Bowlen will no longer be a part of the club's daily operations, the ...

    • 11:57 PM, Jul. 22, 2014
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    TJ Jones, Lions rookies ready for camp kickoff: 'Football is life'

    While the next few weeks will be grueling with practice six days per week and daily meetings, sixth-round pick TJ Jones said he's excited for his first NFL ...

    • 11:57 PM, Jul. 22, 2014
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    Lions training camp position previews: Linebackers

    With defensive coordinator Teryl Austin taking over, the Lions will be much more aggressive, and that likely means the linebackers will blitz much more than ...

    • 11:57 PM, Jul. 22, 2014
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    Lions rookie Eric Ebron: I don't want to let Michigan down

    Being NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year might be the dream accomplishment for Lions first-round tight end Eric Ebron, but his goals for 2014 are related to the ...

    • 11:56 PM, Jul. 22, 2014
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    Tony Dungy explains context, timing of interview about Michael Sam

    On Tuesday, Dungy, a native of Jackson, Michigan, sought to bring clarification to his comments, including the full context and timing of his interview.

    • 11:34 AM, Jul. 22, 2014
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    Lions' Matthew Stafford drops three spots to No. 16 in Jaworski's QB rankings

    Ron Jaworski on Matthew Stafford: 'On talent alone he should be in the top 10 of this ranking, but I have to put him down at No. 16 because he missed too many ...

    • 1:31 PM, Jul. 21, 2014
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    Joique Bell tweets Lions will practice at Wayne State on July 30

    Bell may have spoiled a team secret about the site of one training camp practice. On Monday afternoon, Bell tweeted the Lions will hold a practice at Wayne ...

    • 12:04 AM, Jul. 22, 2014
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    Lions running back Joique Bell's sister gets kidney transplant after 7-year wait

    Running back Joique Bell posted a photo on Instagram on Sunday showing that his older sister, Ambie Bell-Clayton, received a kidney transplant after a seven- ...

    • 10:26 PM, Jul. 20, 2014
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    Lions training camp position previews: Defensive backs

    Even before the Lions released cornerback Chris Houston, the secondary looked like it would again be the Achilles heel of the defense in 2014.

    • 12:07 AM, Jul. 22, 2014
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    Lions will wear patch to honor late owner William Clay Ford Sr.

    Lions players will wear a commemorative patch in 2014 to honor late owner William Clay Ford Sr., the team announced Monday.

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