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Three photos of a proposed new Detroit Lions uniform that is amazing

The Detroit Lions don’t need new uniforms. But proposed changes for NFL teams is nothing new. Every week, some sort of idea seems to pop up – from radical redesigns to Star Wars themed tweaks to subtle changes. Most are interesting, but fairly laughable. One batch, however is worth taking a look at. Jesse Alkire, a freelance graphic artist / designer from Chicago, put his spin...
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Detroit Lions open training camp

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5 Questions for the Detroit Lions Entering Training Camp

Detroit was one of the final teams to commence training camp, as veterans reported on Sunday. The Lions are looking to improve upon an 11-5 season...
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Former Lions RB Mel Farr dies at age 70

DETROIT (AP) -- Mel Farr, the Detroit Lions' running back who rushed for over 3,000 yards in seven NFL seasons, has died. He was 70. A Lions spokesman said Farr's son confirmed his father died Monday. Farr spent his entire NFL career with Detroit, from 1967-73. He was named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1967, when he ran for 860 yards in 13 games. He ran for 717 yards in 1970...
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Lions Lose Another Great

Former Detroit Lions star running back Mel Farr has passed away late last night at the age of 70. He was named the 1967 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year and added two Pro-Bowl selections to his name in his seven season career with the Lions. A stud on the field but rushing and catching from the backfield, he had 739 carries for 3,072 yards for 26 touchdowns. He also caught 146 passes...
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Former Lions, UCLA RB Farr dead at age 70

  Mel Farr, the Detroit Lions' running back who rushed for over 3,000 yards in seven NFL seasons, has died. He was 70. A Lions spokesman said Farr's son confirmed his father died on Monday. Farr spent his entire NFL career with Detroit, from 1967-73. He was named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1967, when he ran for 860 yards in 13 games. He ran for 717 yards in 1970, helping...
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Former Lions RB Mel Farr dies at age 70

DETROIT (AP) Mel Farr, the Detroit Lions' running back who rushed for over 3,000 yards in seven NFL seasons, has died. He was 70. A Lions spokesman said Farr's son confirmed his father died on Monday. Farr spent his entire NFL career with Detroit, from 1967-73. He was named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1967, when he ran for 860 yards in 13 games. He ran for 717 yards in 1970...
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Former Lions running back Mel Farr dies

Mel Farr, the former Lions first round pick in the 1967 NFL Draft turned car dealership owner died Monday according to various reports. Farr, who accumulated 3072 rushing yards in 69 for the Lions between 1967 and 1973 was the NFL Rookie of the Year in 1967. H also earned two trips to the Pro Bowl in 67′ and 70′. After his player career ended, Farr opened a number of Ford Dealerships...
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DT Haloti Ngata out with minor hamstring issue

Detroit Lions DT Haloti Ngata has been added to the Non-Football Injury List on Monday with a hamstring injury, reports the Detroit Free Press. While the issue is considered minor, his absence from the Monday's practice is merely precuationary. According to the report, Ngata  can return whenever he's deemed ready. The team thinks that time will likely be in about a week's time...
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Ngata on injured list as Lions start practice

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Ndamukong Suh's replacement began fall practice on the injured list. Detroit Lions defensive tackle Haloti Ngata missed the team's first practice of training camp Monday with a strained hamstring. The five-time Pro Bowler, whom the Lions acquired from Baltimore in the offseason when Suh left via free agency, was on the field with his teammates, but he wore...
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Ngata on injured list as Lions start practice

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Ndamukong Suh's replacement began fall practice on the injured list. Detroit Lions defensive tackle Haloti Ngata missed the team's first practice of training camp Monday with a strained hamstring. The five-time Pro Bowler, whom the Lions acquired from Baltimore in the offseason when Suh left via free agency, was on the field with his teammates, but he wore...
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Detroit Lions: The countdown to the season begins

It is just a little over than a week until the Detroit Lions play their first preseason game against the New York Jets. I know its just preseason, but for most football fans it seems like its been for ever since the Super Bowl. We won’t be seeing much of the starters for the first preseason game on August 13th, but just seeing football in action again will make any fan smile....
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Could Eric Ebron transform into the next Jimmy Graham?

For a young tight end, being compared to three-time Pro-Bowler Jimmy Graham is the ultimate compliment. This is the word out in Detroit regarding second-year tight end Eric Ebron, at least according to veteran wide receiver Lance Moore. After spending four seasons playing with Graham in New Orleans from 2010-2013, Moore speaks from his experience. Is Eric Ebron the next Jimmy...
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Ngata on injury list at start of practice for Lions

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Detroit Lions defensive tackle Haloti Ngata missed the team's first practice of training camp Monday with a strained hamstring. Ngata, acquired by the Lions in a trade when Ndamukong Suh left via free agency this offseason, was put on the active/non-football injury list. He was on the field with his teammates but wore a hat instead of a helmet. He did not...
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Calvin Johnson Makes Darius Slay Look Silly During Training Camp One-On-Ones

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NFL Notes: Bills, Chargers, Lions, Panthers, & Rams

Bills Bills re-sign CB Merill Noel. Chargers Chargers place DE Tenny Palepoi on injured reserve after suffering a fractured foot. (Michael Gehlken) Lions Dave Birkett suggests that Tony McDaniel, Barry Cofield, Mike Patterson, Red Bryant, and Fili Moala are a few free agent the Lions could have interest in adding after placing DT Haloti Ngata on the active/physically unable ...
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Joique Bell making 'great progress,' expected to play in preseason

After undergoing surgical procedures on his knee and Achilles this offseason, the future is looking bright for Detroit Lions running back Joique Bell. Although he's currently on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list, Bell is expected to play in the preseason, according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. "Yeah, he needs some work, but he also needs to make certain he...
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Lions place Haloti Ngata on NFI list to start camp

Haloti Ngata's impact with his new team has been put on hold, as the Detroit Lions have decided to place the five-time Pro Bowler on the non-football injury (NFI) list for the start of training camp. The Lions announced the news on their official website on Monday afternoon. Ngata, 31, came to the Lions this offseason via trade, after nine seasons with the Baltimore Ravens. He is...
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Lions Place DT Haloti Ngata On Active/NFI List To Start Camp

Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com reports that the Lions have placed DT Haloti Ngata on the active/non/football injury list to begin training camp. While this move isn’t a big deal in terms of the regular season, it’s obviously not ideal for Ndamukong Suh‘s replacement to sit out of the start of camp workouts. It’s worth mentioning that Ngata remains ... The...
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Jim Caldwell expects Detroit Lions to be a playoff team again

Mediocrity will not be accepted in the Jim Caldwell era. The Detroit Lions have only appeared in two postseason matchups since 2000. Their most recent appearance was last season when they were defeated in the controversial wild card game against the Dallas Cowboys 20-24. Speaking with a positive outlook for the Lions in 2015, head coach Jim Caldwell shared his lofty expectations...
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Four of the sickest TD catches ever made by Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson

The Detroit Lions have been spoiled by Calvin Johnson’s talents over the years. Megatron has 74 career receiving touchdowns, five Pro Bowl selections and has earned All Pro honors three times. He’s been the most dominant receiver in the league the last eight years and it really isn’t close. And while we’d love to show you all 74 Megatron TDs, these four have stood out as...
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Lions coach Caldwell: 'Excited as I ever get'

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Jim Caldwell couldn't stop smiling Sunday afternoon. The Detroit Lions coach was happy to be starting his second training camp in Allen Park, and looking forward to trying to build on last season's 11-5 record. "This is about as excited as I ever get," he said at his camp-opening news conference. "I'm going to be in front of my team in a couple hours, and...
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Lions coach Caldwell: 'Excited as I ever get'

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Jim Caldwell couldn't stop smiling Sunday afternoon. The Detroit Lions coach was happy to be starting his second training camp in Allen Park, and looking forward to trying to build on last season's 11-5 record. "This is about as excited as I ever get," he said at his camp-opening news conference. "I'm going to be in front of my team in a couple hours, and...
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Detroit Lions open training camp optimistic

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Jim Caldwell couldn't stop smiling Sunday afternoon. The Detroit Lions coach was happy to be starting his second training camp in Allen Park, and looking forward to trying to build on last season's 11-5 record. ''This is about as excited as I ever get,'' he said at his camp-opening news conference. ''I'm going to be in front of my team in a couple hours, and...
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Lions Trade CB Mohammed Seisay To Seahawks

The Detroit Lions have traded cornerback Mohammed Seisay to the Seattle Seahawks for a 2016 draft pick. The #Seahawks have made a trade, acquiring CB Mohammed Seisay from DET for an undisclosed pick in the 2016 draft. — Brady Henderson (@BradyHenderson) August 2, 2015 Seisay was on the Lions’ practice squad last season. The post Lions Trade CB Mohammed Seisay To Seahawks appeared...
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