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Lions’ Patricia indicted, not tried in ’96 sex assault

Lions’ Patricia indicted, never tried in ’96 sex assaultAccuser declined to testify, citing ‘stress of trial’; coach's lawyer says assault never happened
  • Lions
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Lions

The indictment in Matt Patricia’s past

The indictment in Matt Patricia’s pastWhen he was in college, the Lions’ new coach Matt Patricia was accused of sexually assaulting a female student on spring break.
  • Lions
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Lions

As anthem debate drags on, two Lions say they’ll stand

As anthem debate drags on, two Lions say they’ll standT.J. Lang is understanding of all sides on this issue, but doesn’t have an opinion on how the NFL should address it.
  • Lions
  • 5 days, 6 hours ago
NFL

Thursday’s NFL: Foster’s ex-girlfriend testifies she lied to cops

Thursday’s NFL: Foster’s ex-girlfriend testifies she lied to copsReuben Foster’s ex-girlfriend testified Thursday that the 49ers linebacker didn’t hit her on Feb. 11.
  • NFL
  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
Lions

Lions' Luke Willson: Matt Patricia's 1996 sexual assault charges not a distraction

Lions’ Willson: Patricia issue not distractionTight end said the team is prepared to move on and focus on football in the wake of revelation the coach was indicted -- but not tried -- on sexual assault charges from two decades ago.
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  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
Lions

New Lions LB Devon Kennard soaking up Matt Patricia's defense

New Lion Kennard soaking up Patricia’s defenseAs a New York Giants player for four years, the 6-foot-4, 260-pound linebacker proved himself quite versatile by slotting into many positions.
  • Lions
  • 6 days, 9 hours ago
Lions

Lions linebacker Devon Kennard's taste in wheels ranges from austere to elite

Devon Kennard’s vehicle range: austere to eliteLions linebacker made headlines as a New York Giant when he showed drving a 2005 Kia Sorento.
  • Lions
  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
Lions

Prepare to battle: Lions' depth chart breakdown

Prepare to battle: Lions’ depth chart breakdownBeat writer Justin Rogers takes a position-by-position look at where things stand as the Lions head into OTAs.
  • Lions
  • 1 week ago
John Niyo

Niyo: There's no turning back on sports betting now

Niyo: There’s no turning back on sports betting nowU.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Monday has opened it up for every state, including Michigan, to allow legal sports gambling.
  • John Niyo
  • 1 week ago
Lions

Detroit Lions claim OL Adam Bisnowaty off waivers

Lions claim OL Adam Bisnowaty off waiversOL Brett Kendrick, who was signed last week, was cleared to make room for the former New York Giants lineman.
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  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
Lions

Lions sign trio after rookie minicamp tryout

Lions sign trio after rookie minicamp tryoutThe Lions added wide receiver Deontez Alexander, tight end Marcus Lucas and cornerback Josh Okonye to the 90-man offseason roster.
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  • 1 week ago
NFL

Tuesday’s NFL: Panthers may sell for $2.2B

Tuesday’s NFL: Panthers may sell for $2.2BThe Carolina Panthers are being sold for an NFL-record $2.2 billion.
  • NFL
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Lions

All about the Detroit Lions’ undrafted free agents

All about the Detroit Lions’ undrafted free agentsIf recent history has told us anything, a couple of these prospects will see playing time this season for the Detroit Lions.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Lions

Ex-Lions assistant, NFL coaching legend Chuck Knox dies at 86

Ex-Lions assistant, NFL coaching legend Chuck Knox dies at 86Knox, the veteran NFL coach who led the Seahawks for nine years and took the Los Angeles Rams to three straight NFC title games, has died.
  • Lions
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Lions

Patricia case included medical evidence, witnesses

Patricia case included medical evidence, witnessesCase evidence comes into sharper focus two days after sexual assault indictment publicly emerged from coach’s past
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Lions

Lions' Rod Wood: Team followed the law in Matt Patricia hire

Wood: Lions followed law in Patricia hireTeam president tells ESPN the organization followed federal and state laws when hiring the coach who was indicted, but not tried, for an alleged sexual assault in 1996
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Lions

Lions 2018 undrafted free agents

Lions 2018 undrafted free agentsLions 2018 undrafted free agents
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Lions

Lions' draft picks 'ready to work' at rookie minicamp

Lions’ draft picks ‘ready to work’ at rookie minicampStarting Friday, the Lions’ rookie class will get their first taste of life in the NFL when the team holds its rookie minicamp.
  • Lions
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Bob Wojnowski

Wojo: Lions double down in their faith in Matt Patricia

Wojo: Lions double down in their faith in Matt PatriciaTeam officials back coach as he disputes 22-year-old charge, show no concern they didn’t know
  • Bob Wojnowski
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Lions

Lions' Matt Patricia: 'Truth is on my side'

Lions’ Matt Patricia: ‘Truth is on my side’Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia passionately denied the accusations during a press conference Thursday.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Lions

Patriots defend Matt Patricia, were 'not aware' of case

Patriots defend Matt Patricia, were ‘not aware’ of caseMatt Patricia's long-time boss, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, said Thursday he was "not aware" of the 1996 sexual-assault allegations against the new Lions coach.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Lions

Matt Patricia: 'I'm here to defend my honor'

Matt Patricia: ‘I’m here to defend my honor’Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia speaks at a press conference, concerning his indictment in a 1996 sexual assault case, at the training facility in Allen Park, Michigan on May 10, 2018. Patricia says he was falsely accused.
  • Lions
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Lions

Read the transcript from Matt Patricia news conference

Read the transcript from Matt Patricia news conferenceHere is the transcript from Thursday’s news conference for Lions head coach Matt Patricia.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Lions

NFL says it will review Patricia ‘matter’ with Lions

NFL says it will review Patricia ‘matter’ with LionsThe NFL said Thursday it will review the issue regarding new Lions head coach Matt Patricia being indicted for an alleged 1996 sexual assault.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Lions

Lions cut running back Tion Green

Lions cut running back Tion GreenGreen carried the ball 42 times for 165 yards last season and added a pair of receptions for another 14 yards.
  • Lions
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
NFL

Ex-EMU QB Roback ‘grateful’ for 3-year deal with Browns

Ex-EMU QB Brogan Roback ‘grateful’ for 3-year deal with BrownsRoback has agreed to a three-year deal, and becomes the fourth quarterback on the current Browns roster.
  • NFL
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Lions

Lions reaction to The News' Matt Patricia report

Lions reaction to The News’ Matt Patricia reportDetroit Lions coach Matt Patricia, as well as the team’s leadership, released statements late Wednesday evening reacting to The Detroit News’ report.
  • Lions
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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