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Detroit Lions: #1 player to watch this training camp

The Detroit Lions kicked off training camp on Monday and the players will be putting on the pads for the first time later today. In the coming six weeks before the regular season begins, I’ve got my eye on second-year running back Theo Riddick as someone to watch. Everybody knows that Reggie Bush and Joique Bell will be the main tandem in the Lions’ run game, but Riddick...
Via isportsweb.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lions willing to let Suh test free agency

News broke on Monday that the Lions will table contract talks with defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the upcoming season. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Lions might let Suh test free agency. #Lions want an informed Ndamukong Suh to sign a deal he’s happy with. I’m told DET is willing to allow him to explore FA to gauge his market — Ian Rapoport ...
Via Pro Football Zone
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Did Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell crack the list of the 20 best in the NFL?

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 coaches in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s leader not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s HC to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors at cover32 have...
Via cover32 - Lions
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Apparently Lions’ DT Nick Fairley lost too much weight during the offseason

Looking to supposedly motivate defensive tackle Nick Fairley the Lions declined to pick up the $5.5M team option on his contract once the 2015 season rolls around meaning Fairley will be a free agent. Now whether or not you thought it was going to be pure motivation for Fairley or a ploy to free up money for Suh is up for debate but the fact of the matter is the former first round...
Via The Majors Detroit
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford appears in two new DISH network commercials

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is appearing in two new commercials for DISH network while taking shots at rival DirecTV. One is titled "Day Job" and has Stafford playing a surgeon with his fiance, Kelly Hall, as a nurse, who reminds him that his telescope is on hanging around his neck when he motions for it: The other one includes animated...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: First impressions from training camp

The Detroit Lions training camp officially opened six and a half hours ago but I can’t wait to tell everyone the first impressions, news and information. I know it’s still early, I gave the players one practice before analyzing the situation, but you know what they say about first impressions. Training camp was allowed to start last Wednesday and it did for the Lions’ rookies...
Via isportsweb.com
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lions reportedly table contract talks with Suh until after season

The Lions and Ndamukong Suh will not be having any discussion relating to Suh’s expiring contract until after the offseason.  After Suh put off megabucks extension talks all this offseason, the Lions are now the ones putting down the hammer. Suh admitted that it was indeed the Lions who tabled talks despite thoughts by many that this was another ploy by the three-time Pro Bowler...

WATCH: Lions’ QB Matthew Stafford Stars in Nightmarish Videos

First, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford stars in this video clip for Dish Network to promote the NFL Red Zone channel. The next video clip has Stafford and his girlfriend Kelly Hall posing as doctor and nurse in yet another Dish NFL ad. Check out Matthew Stafford’s nightmare. https://t.co/BhqrIXpajr — DISH (@dish) July 28, 2014   This really is quite silly, but...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Eric Ebron effect: How will Detroit’s offense look in 2014?

It has been an offseason of change in Detroit, most notably with the hiring of Jim Caldwell and Joe Lombardi to coach the team and its offense in 2014 but also with a number of new pass catching weapons added to the mix as well. We’ve covered the offensive scheme that you can expect to be employed, but in short you’re going to see a West Coast based system that takes chances...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lions, Ndamukong Suh to discuss contract extension after season

The Detorit Lions will not sign defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh to a contract extension until after the season, reports Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com. The #Lions have tabled contract discussions with Ndamukong Suh until after the season — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) July 28, 2014 Lions president Tom Lewand remains optimistic that the team and Suh can agree on a deal.  Tom...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jim Caldwell says Matthew Stafford's 'command of the offense ' is improving

Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell said he's impressed with quarterback Matthew Stafford and he indicated the signal caller is making strides running the team's offense and his grasp of the playbook. "He is getting better," Caldwell said, via the Detroit News. "His command of the offense has been good." Caldwell said the work Stafford has put in during...
Via 60 Max Power O
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The 10 Hottest Kelly Hall Photos, Matt Stafford’s Girlfriend

There aren’t many hottest WAGs in the NFL than Kelly Hall, the fiancee of Detroit Lions’ Matt Stafford. Take a look at the best of Hall, who has posted several videos of her twerking.  Even if Stafford isn’t always winning on the field, he certainly is off the field. The post The 10 Hottest Kelly Hall Photos, Matt Stafford’s Girlfriend appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Trouble is brewing on the Detroit Lions defensive line

There is trouble brewing on the Detroit Lions defensive line already this year. We all know that the lack of a contract extension for Ndamukong Suh has been a major distraction this offseason and may have caused the Lions trouble in signing potential free agents, but there are more pressing concerns now. Two of the Lions key players on the defensive line are causing the concern...
Via cover32 - Lions
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Caldwell believes Suh's deal will 'absolutely' get done

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Ndamukong Suh and the Detroit Lions' veteran players arrived Sunday for the start of training camp. Barring an unexpected turn in negotiations, Suh will take the field Monday afternoon for the team's first practice without the contract extension that the Lions were hoping to sign him to during the offseason. Suh, entering his fifth year in the NFL, could...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions have two guys named to projected 2014 All-NFL team

The offseason is officially complete, as training camps across the league started this week. Thus, it’s a good time to assess what each team has on their roster; things are pretty much set, especially in terms of starting lineups. During a four-week period this summer, the editors at cover32 determined the All-Division team for each of the NFL’s eight divisions. Today, it...
Via cover32 - Lions
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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