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    • 9:11 PM, Aug. 1, 2014

    Lions receiver Corey Fuller's speed may earn him role

    Fuller, a sixth-round pick in 2013, still has work to do as a route runner, but with his 4.4 speed, he's the best candidate to be a situational deep threat in the Lions' offense.

    • 12:31 AM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    Coaching trio tweaks Matthew Stafford's game

    Coach Jim Caldwell and offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi regularly sit in on quarterback meetings, and the two will talk about drills, concepts and techniques they want Cooter to run.

    • 7:07 PM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    Report: Lions' Nick Fairley gets 6-month suspended sentence, probation for DUI

    Fairley was given a six-month suspended sentence and one year of probation Thursday for his DUI charge from May 2012, according to WALA-TV in Mobile. Fairley also has to pay $750 in court fees and fines and take two statutory classes.

    • 4:28 PM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    Lions and other teams will have to mind their language this season

    Referees can penalize players this season for any language they consider abusive or threatening, whether it's racial slurs, comments about sexual orientation or something similar. Determining what is pejorative will be at the discretion of the officials.

    • 2:22 PM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    Lions receiver Kevin Ogletree drawing early notice

    Last season, Ogletree played four games with the Buccaneers before being cut. The Lions acquired him and he played the final 12 games, registering 13 catches for 199 yards and a touchdown.

    • 8:19 PM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    Lions camp observations: Defense brings the heat

    In a 2-minute drill defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and defensive end George Johnson both applied heavy pressure on quarterback Matthew Stafford.

    • 2:15 AM, Aug. 2, 2014
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    NFL boss Roger Goodell defends two-game suspension for Ravens' Ray Rice

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell defended the league on Friday against criticism that it was too lenient in suspending Ray Rice two games for his 'horrible mistake.'

    • 1:28 AM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    Lions camp observations: Injury deals Michael Williams setback in switch from tight end to tackle

    Coach Jim Caldwell said Williams' injury isn't long term, but in order to make the team as at tackle, the former Alabama tight end needs all the reps he can get.

    • 2:40 AM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    Lions rookie Larry Webster defeats learning curve

    The first thing the Lions changed was Webster's stance. During his two years in college, Webster said there wasn't any emphasis on how he lined up, but the Lions coaches showed him he needs to have his heels straight.

  1. Check out the replay of Josh Katzenstein's Lions chat

    Lions training camp is under way, and beat reporter Josh has been taking it all in. See what he had to say in a live chat Thursday.

    • 3:44 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
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    105.1 FM one-ups -- and ups and ups -- 97.1 FM with sky-high perch at Lions practice

    Radio rival 97.1 The Ticket is the flagship station for Lions games. It hasn't broadcast yet from Lions training camp but plans to do so. In the meantime, its exclusive contract with the Lions prevents WMGC from broadcasting on the premises. So WMGC got creative.

    • 3:25 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
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    Lions cut WR Cody Wilson, sign WR Kris Redding

    Wilson, who has been injured, played at Central Michigan and spent time on the Lions practice squad last season after getting cut in the preseason.

    • 1:59 AM, Aug. 1, 2014
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    Thursday's NFL roundup: Ravens' Ray Rice sorry for now-wife's assault

    Thursday's news conference after training camp practice at the team facility marked the first time Rice publicly answered questions from the media since he was accused of striking his now-wife, Janay.

    • 9:12 PM, Jul. 30, 2014
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    Wayne State hero Joique Bell comes home a Lion

    Home is Michigan, starting from his development at Benton Harbor High to his standout college career at Wayne State to his eventual return to the Lions in 2011.

    • 5:35 PM, Jul. 30, 2014
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    Lions' D pledges to keep the opposition guessing

    With new defensive coordinator Teryl Austin, the defense will be anything but predictable.

    • 11:37 PM, Jul. 30, 2014
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    Lions guard Larry Warford is OK after practice scare

    The Lions had a brief scare during training camp Wednesday night as second-year right guard Larry Warford limped off with an ankle injury, but after a couple ...

    • 3:45 PM, Jul. 30, 2014
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    Rob Sims proud of Lions offensive line's rise

    Before Rob Sims joined the Lions four years ago, the offensive line was a bit shaky. To call it one of the weaker position groups on the team wouldn't have ...

    • 11:59 PM, Jul. 30, 2014
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    Lions camp observations: Kickers pound uprights as competition intensifies

    Giorgio Tavecchio made all of six of his field goals, including a 48-yarder in the two-minute drill. Nate Freese went 4-for-6 after one of his 30-yard attempts ...

    • 9:10 AM, Jul. 30, 2014
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    Eric Ebron to play rookie season with Lions under mother's watchful eye

    Eric Ebron's fiancée Brittany Rountree won't be in Michigan this year as she finishes her senior year at North Carolina, but the Lions first-round pick will ...

    • 1:30 PM, Jul. 30, 2014
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    Oakland Raiders owner says he has talked with San Antonio

    Mark Davis confirmed he has met with San Antonio officials but declined to disclose whether he has any interest in relocating the franchise to Texas.

    • 4:51 PM, Jul. 30, 2014
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    Tickets for Lions practice at Wayne State tonight all gone

    Lions fans hoping to show up at the last minute for tonight's training camp practice at Wayne State are out of luck.

    • 9:02 AM, Jul. 30, 2014
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    Lions expect No. 3 running back Theo Riddick to play key role

    It's fair to expect Riddick to have a lot more touches this season. At Notre Dame, Riddick played some slot receiver, so his versatility will provide the Lions ...

    • 10:54 PM, Jul. 29, 2014
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    Lions camp observations: Constant changes keep players on their toes

    Day 2 of Lions training camp looked just like Day 1 as the constantly changing personnel continued. On defense, players in the front seven are constantly ...

    • 1:18 AM, Jul. 29, 2014
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    Lions, Suh far apart, but not parting ways - yet

    Finally, they've reached an agreement. Moments before the start of the training camp, the Lions front office announced the team had tabled negotiations on a ...

    • 11:15 AM, Jul. 29, 2014
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    New staff means fresh start, 'fair game' for Lions RB Mikel Leshoure

    'He's certainly running well at this stage,' coach Jim Caldwell said. 'We like what we see, and it's early yet. If a guy can perform and play well, there's ...

    • 9:09 PM, Jul. 29, 2014
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    Lions start Calvin Johnson slow in training camp, aiming to keep him healthy

    Entering his eighth season, Johnson is starting to cool his jets a little, saving some energy for the wear-and-tear of the regular season — at the behest of ...

    • 3:53 PM, Jul. 29, 2014
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    Man facing charges for urinating on former Ravens owner Art Modell's grave

    The man, who so far has been identified only as a Cleveland Browns fan, could face up to two years in jail and a $500 fine. He posted a video of the incident ...

    • 10:57 PM, Jul. 29, 2014
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    Tuesday's NFL roundup: Le'Veon Bell striving to fix his footwork

    Le'Veon Bell kept watching the tape over and over, equal parts pleased and puzzled by what he saw. There were times during his rookie season when the Steelers ...

    • 12:18 AM, Jul. 29, 2014
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    Lions close down negotiations with Ndamukong Suh until after season

    The Lions have tabled contract negotiations with defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the 2014 season, but remain confident they can keep the two-time ...

    • 12:22 AM, Jul. 29, 2014
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    Jim Caldwell era starts with fast pace at Lions practice

    Caldwell has talked a lot about the desire to run up-tempo practices so the Lions can play fast in games, and that style was on display on the first day of ...

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