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Jerry Jones regrets trading for Detroit Lions' Roy Williams in 2008 ► Or, if you're looking for a brief write-up on what's relevant for Detroit Lions fans ... Once upon a time, during the 2008 winless season, the Lions traded star wide ...  A look inside what cut day is like ► James Ihedigbo was driving back to his apartment after dropping off his playbook in...
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Lions 23, Bills 0: Kellen Moore shines as starters rest; Detroit finishes preseason 3-1

Matthew Stafford didn't miss Thursday night against the Buffalo Bills. He didn't hit either. Stafford, in fact, didn't play. The Detroit Lions sat 11 starters for their preseason finale Thursday night in Buffalo, including their starting quarterback, Calvin Johnson, Reggie Bush, Golden Tate and Dominic Raiola -- arguably the five biggest leaders of the offense. Scores...
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Before drafting you need to see where the Detroit Lions defense is ranked

With the preseason finally in the rearview mirror, the 2014 NFL season is officially right around the corner. The next time fans see the league’s star players it will be during games on opening weekend. That means one thing: Fantasy football drafts are upon us. In order to get a ready, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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Lions Rookie OLB Kyle Van Noy Underwent “Core Muscle” Surgery

  The Detroit Lions announced that second-round OLB Kyle Van Noy recently underwent surgery to repair a “core muscle injury.” and is without a timetable for a return. “Kyle Van Noy underwent a successful surgical procedure today due to a core muscle injury. We will continue to monitor Kyle’s progress and provide updates when appropriate.” Van Noy reportedly first noticed...
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What are the top 5 Detroit Lions themed fantasy football team names?

Tonight the Detroit Lions will close out their pre-season schedule against the Buffalo Bills. That means the 2014 NFL season is so close that we can almost taste it. That almost means that it’s time to get your fantasy football team ready. I had my draft a couple weeks ago and can’t wait to get started. (Actually to tell you the truth I didn’t get anybody I wanted and reached...
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Trade Rumors Circulate around Detroit Lions

The latest rumors surrounding the Detroit Lions preseason is that they are shopping around for a few extra hands at defensive back. The Lions made a few roster moves of late, but they did not pick up a defensive back. They picked up two tight ends, Michael Egnew and Emil Igwenagu. Unless the Lions keep four tight ends on their active roster, this roster move makes little sense for...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Predicting the 53-man roster

August 30th is the day fans and media await, players nervously anticipate, hope is dimmed or dreams are made; it’s the day the 32 NFL teams finalize their 53-man roster. The Detroit Lions have cut their roster to the necessary 75 players, but the cuts can’t stop there. Here is my version of the Detroit Lions roster by Saturday. Offense: 25 Quarterbacks: 2 Matthew Stafford Dan...
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The Lions Should Sack Suh?

At the end of the 2014 NFL season, the Lions will have more than one difficult decision to make. The meat of their defensive line, Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley, and C.J. Mosley, will be free agents. (Yes, Fairley is in the doghouse right now, but a couple good games will change that) On this week’s “2 Beers In”, we talked to Dave Birkett from the Detroit Free Press about the...
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Detroit Lions move down in Power Rankings, fall out of top-15

We know what we’re going to know. With training camps complete, three preseason games – including the “dress rehearsal” – in the books and veterans on the shelf until the regular season opener, the data needed to evaluate every NFL team prior to the start of the 2014 campaign is in the books. Some look ready to go, while others have work to do. A few franchises have emerged...
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Detroit Lions: First round of cuts complete

The Detroit Lions, like the rest of the NFL, have until 4 p.m. today to take their roster down to 75 player. Detroit promptly finished its first round of cuts yesterday afternoon. No major surprises so far, just protocol along the road to reducing the roster to regular-season size. Here’s who Detroit has let go of so far: Tavecchio attempting a FG in college Giorgio Tavecchio,...
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Lions claim several players via the waivers

Today the Detroit Lions claimed TE Michael Egnew off waivers from the Dolphins as well as TE Emil Igwenagu from the Eagles. @JaysonBraddock: Lions claimed a TE (Michael Egnew) & a H-Back (Emil Igwenagu) today. Team has Brandon Pettigrew, 1st rd pick Eric Ebron & Joseph Fauria. Egnew was the former 78th pick of the […] The post Lions claim several players via the waivers...
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Lions Injury Update: Kyle Van Noy

Detroit Lions rookie line backer Kyle Van Noy was held out of last week’s preseason game due to an abdominal injury. Reports state however, that Van Noy may perhaps have a sports hernia injury. This news was reported by Detroit Free Press writer Dave Birkett via twitter. Kyle Van Noy said he'll undergo further evaluation for his "abdominal" injury, is concerned it...
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Detroit Lions: Three impact players from the game against Jacksonville

Throughout preseason there have been certain players to prove themselves and others that have fallen short of expectations. After three preseason games and particularly the one against the Jaguars, there are three players that I’m predicting will be important pieces for the Detroit Lions this season. 1. Ryan Broyles Ryan Broyles Ryan Broyles is going to be the third wide receiver...
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Suh voted as last person NFL players want to fight

Surprise, surprise: The NFL's most feared player is also the one who'd draw the least confrontation. In an ESPN Confidential survey, Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was voted the last person in the league that NFL players would want to get into a fistfight with. Suh received 18 percent of the vote from 82 players polled. Texans defensive end J.J. Watt finished second...
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Calvin Johnson expresses curiosity over new role on team

Detroit Lions’ star wide receiver Calvin Johnson is curious about his new role as he begins his first season in Joe Lombardi’s new offensive scheme. Calvin Johnson curious about role in Lions' new offense: Calvin Johnson will hit the field for his first … http://t.co/YD74m9Tqsb #NFL — NFL Fanzone (@NFLFANZONE) August 21, 2014 Megatron enters his eighth year having worked...
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