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With training camps getting underway this week, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season based on stories from camp, performances in preseason games and in-depth research. To get things started, it’s time to look at the most-important position in football. To see the top 32 fantasy quarterbacks in 2014, CLICK HERE. You may also be interested in:Fantasy Preview: Detroit Lions’ Matthew Stafford rated as top-5 QB optionLions rookie Eric Ebron’s mind blown by his Madden ratingPosition Preview: Detroit Lions need production from Suh and Fairley this year

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Focus on Calvin Johnson doesn't mean success for Detroit Lions' other receivers

Every receiver is usually “excited” or very excited when he first joins the Lions for one big reason: He believes all the attention on Calvin Johnson will create countless chances for him to catch balls and make plays. Golden Tate recently told ESPN’s “First Take” that he has “a chance to catch a ton more balls” against second-tier cornerbacks. But if you look at the...

Antonio Pierce makes bold prediction about Detroit Lions 2014 season

If you asked most people to predict who would win the NFC North they would probably answer the Green Bay Packers in a heartbeat. I get it. It makes sense. Green Bay has won the division the last three years and have maybe the best quarterback in the league leading them in Aaron Rodgers. Others might answer that the Chicago Bears will take it. Their new offense is an impressive thing...

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...

Power Rankings: Detroit Lions training camp rated 5th most intriguing in NFL

Training camps are officially underway, with the Bills and Giants already going through two-a-day practices, and the rest of the league set to start at various times this week. As a result, excitement about the upcoming NFL season is at a fever pitch; 32 different fan bases believe their team can have a special year. But in reality, not all teams are created equal. And as a result...

Lions' Reggie Bush receives lesson from rugby star

Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush meets the New South Wales Blues Rugby League team and receives a lesson from star Jarryd Hayne. Click here to watch the video. 

Detroit Lions to Wear Commemorative Patch Honoring William Clay Ford

The Lions announced on Monday that the team will be wearing a patch that will commemorate late owner William Clay Ford Sr.  Ford passed away March 9th after owning the team for more than 50 years.  The patch will be worn beginning their first game against the New York Giants on Monday Night Football September 8th.   William Clay Ford Sr. Commemorative patch to be worn during the 2014 season.

Detroit Lions To Wear Special Patch On Jerseys For William Clay Ford

William Clay Ford will receive a nice tribute when the Detroit Lions open up their season in September. The owner of the Lions died a week before his 89th birthday in March due to pneumonia, and he’ll be honored with a patch on the Lions’ uniform this year. Ford bought the Lions in 1963 for just $4.5 million. Earlier this week, the Lions were valued by Forbes at $900 million...

Detroit Lions chances of winning the NFC North could hinge on this question

Thank goodness, football is here. All week, training camps open around the NFL, as teams begin the journey toward Super Bowl XLVIX in Glendale, Arizona. Every team in the league has questions that need to be answered, as no one has a clear and easy road map to the Promised Land. But the difference between being a contender and an also-ran usually comes down to one key issue. So as...

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...
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