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Detroit Lions: Position battles to watch

Tate The Detroit Lions start training camp on July 28 and there are a few positions battles to keep an eye on. Detroit’s offense will largely feature the same cast as last season, with the additions of Golden Tate and Eric Ebron. The defensive side of the ball is where most of the question marks remain heading into training camp. The roster is 90-men strong right now, and that...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions 2014: 5 Pressing Questions Heading Into The Season

 The Detroit Lions ended the 2013 season with four straight losses. A 6-3 start was completely eradicated by losing six of their finals seven games. As has always been the case in Motown, the Lions were marred by an inane lack of discipline (6.9 penalties per game), which put them in the top 10 of most penalized teams in the league.Inconsistent play from Matthew Stafford and and...
Via Football Nation
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Lions Injury Update: Joique Bell making progress

This past week, Detroit Lions RB Joique Bell expressed his confidence during his recovery from a left knee injury sustained during the off-season. This comes just one week before Bell and other injured Lions are supposed to come to training camp. In a recent article published by the Detroit Free Press, Bell was quoted saying,“I'm making a lot of progress, a lot of progress...
Via NFL Injury Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nick Fairley Rolled To Lions Facilities In The Coolest Car

Nick Fairley, the defensive tackle, who will be a free agent after this season, was spotted riding into the Detroit Lions facilities this afternoon in this hot mobile. [Mike Rothstein] The post Nick Fairley Rolled To Lions Facilities In The Coolest Car appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Lions sign former Patriots WR Reese Wiggins

According to the Associated Press, the Detroit Lions have claimed wide receiver Reese Wiggins off waivers. Wiggins was an undrafted free agent signing by the Patriots this year. He played college football at East Carolina, finishing his career with 80 receptions for 1,012 yards and eight touchdowns. He would be competing for the fourth or fifth wide receiver spots, and would...
Via 60 Max Power O
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Position Preview: Which Detroit Lions linebacker will lead the team in tackles?

The Detroit Lions linebackers are not full of high dollar, high caliber players like their defensive line is. Martin Mayhew has pieced together an effective unit though and did make an upgrade in the 2014 draft. Mayhew drafted Kyle Van Noy in the second round of the draft. At this point, Van Noy is listed second on the depth chart behind Ashlee Palmer at outside linebacker, but...
Via cover32 - Lions
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions will wear a patch to honor William Clay Ford this season

The Detroit Lions announced today that they’ll wear a patch this season in order to honor William Clay Ford who passed away this offseason. The #Lions will be wearing this special commemorative patch to honor William Clay Ford beginning with regular season pic.twitter.com/8AFly71LS1 — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) July 21, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions reveal patch to honor William Clay Ford (PHOTO)

via Detroit Lions The Detroit Lions announced Monday that players will wear a patch this season in honor of William Clay Ford, Sr., the long-time team owner who passed away on March 9th. The patch features Ford’s initials over a black football-shaped silhouette with a strip of both of the Lions’ team colors, Honolulu blue and silver. Ford purchased controlling ownership of the...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Cornerback situation filled with uncertainty

If it’s true that defense wins championships, it might help explain why the Detroit Lions have only made the playoffs once in the last fifteen seasons. In recent years, the Lions have been branded as one of the worst teams in the league defensively. An unfathomable trait about the consistent disappointment is that this team is insanely talented overall. However, relying on talent...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Training Camp: 5 Key Position Battles

Excitement is building in Allen Park, as the Detroit Lions are getting ready to report to training camp on Sunday July 27th . The Lions are lucky that they have a pretty good understanding of who all of the starters will be heading into camp, which is nice because it will take the team some time to gel with Jim Caldwell’s new playbook. However, there are a lot of camp battles still...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions rookie Eric Ebron’s mind blown by his Madden rating

Next month EA Sports will release the 26th edition of its uber-popular football video game Madden. Even NFL players can’t seem to resist the allure of the game and they often have team tournaments to determine who is the best on the roster. Over the weekend EA Sports had some fun with the rookie class of 2014. They asked them what they thought their player rating should be, then...
Via cover32 - Lions
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Ex-Cowboy, former coach Reeves thinks Stafford needs patience to improve

Former Dallas Cowboys running back Dan Reeves remembers the days when teams would preach patience, but it's quite a different era in today's win-now, perform-now NFL. But patience and support is exactly what he thinks Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford needs at this point. “When I look at the Dallas Cowboys, who I was fortunate enough to be a part of, we knocked...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Position Preview: Detroit Lions need production from Suh and Fairley this year

The Detroit Lions defensive line is built upon their strength up the middle. The Lions have two first round picks at defensive tackle, and another at right defensive end, and when it clicks it consumes opponents in a brutal fashion. Ndamukong Suh is the best defensive tackle in the NFL. He is the most intimidating player in the league, his hits are violent, his work ethic is undeniable...
Via cover32 - Lions
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions cut Roosevelt, sign rookie WR Wiggins

Per the NFL transaction wire (via PFT), the Detroit Lions waived veteran receiver Naaman Roosevelt on Saturday, while claiming off waivers rookie wideout Reese Wiggins, who was released by the New England Patriots on Thursday. Wiggins is an undrafted rookie out of East Carolina. He caught 80 passes for 1,012 yards and eight touchdowns in his school career. Roosevelt leaves the...
Via 60 Max Power O
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Titus Young attacked his attorney

Yesterday we told you that former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young had been arrested again on battery charges—this time for causing serious bodily injury in Los Angeles, California. Details were scarce at the time, but we’ve now find out that the victim was actually Young’s own attorney. The attack reportedly took place at a “medical treatment center,” where Young...
Via Gridiron Grit
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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