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3 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions' Rashean Mathis serves as much-needed mentor in secondary

Detroit Lions cornerback Rashean Mathis was on the golf course at this time last year, working on his short game, spending time with family and staying in shape in case some NFL team called with a job offer he knew better than to expect.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Rashean Mathis, NFL Players, Jacksonville Jaguars, Darius Slay

3 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

NFL greats praise Detroit Lions' Calvin Johnson

Calvin Johnson is really good. That's the point of a big ESPN.com package, and here's how it quoted some cornerbacks on him: CHARLES WOODSON: "It should be illegal for a guy to be that tall and that big and that fast.

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Related Topix: Sports, Calvin Johnson, NFL Players, NFL Football

4 hrs ago | Detroit News

Coaching trio tweaks Matthew Stafford's game

Jim Bob Cooter is the Lions quarterbacks coach, but isn't the only one giving Matthew Stafford and the other signal callers advice.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson, Golden Tate, Reggie Bush, Eric Ebron

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Rant Sports

5 Bold Predictions For Detroit Lions Training Camp 2014

The Detroit Lions have just started their training camp this past week, and with no preseason games played just yet, it's not too late to make some bold predictions for these few remaining weeks of the offseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Eric Ebron, Kris Durham, Golden Tate, Calvin Johnson, Giorgio Tavecchio

Hustle Belt

Massachusetts Minutemen At Penn State Nittany Lions: A Way Too Early Nonconference Preview

The Massachusetts Minutemen face off against an opponent who has less of a chance of making a bowl game than the Minutemen Normally I'd crack some jokes in this section, but instead I'll ask all the Minuteman fans not to get to mean-spirited with their heckling.

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Related Topix: Mike Hull, Zach Zwinak, Sports, NCAA Sports, Pennsylvania State University NCAA, NCAA Football, Penn State Nittany Lions NCAA Football, James Franklin, NFL Football, NFL Players

MLive.com

Detroit Lions training camp notes: Penalty flags fly as officials emphasize grabbing rule

It showed during practice as the defensive backs and linebackers were hit with a far heavier laundry bill.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Travis Swanson, NFL Players, Montell Owens, Dominic Raiola, George Johnson, Bill Bentley

MLive.com

Michael Williams' move to offensive tackle hits speed bump at Detroit Lions camp

Michael Williams has hit a speed bump in his move from tight end to offensive tackle, suffering a minor injury that held him out of Thursday afternoon's practice in Allen Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Michael Williams, NFL Players, Brandon Pettigrew, Joseph Fauria, Eric Ebron

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions training camp notes: Lines battle in one-on-one drills

The Detroit Lions practiced in shells for the second straight day - they go full pads for the first time on Friday - and that gave us the first opportunity of training camp to watch offensive and defensive lineman battle in one-on-one drills.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jason Jones (Tennessee Titans), Devin Taylor, NFL Players, Larry Webster, Travis Swanson, Darryl Tapp

Forbes.com

Lions Tickets Have Highest Secondary Market Average In Last 5 Years

In the first three seasons under head coach Jim Schwartz, the Detroit Lions increased their win total each season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFC North

MLive.com

Kevin Ogletree emerges as favorite for Detroit Lions' third starting receiver job

The Detroit Lions have two exceptional receivers in Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Kevin Ogletree, NFL Players, Golden Tate, Corey Fuller, Ryan Broyles, Calvin Johnson

MLive.com

Detroit Lions training camp notes: Safety James Ihedigbo looks eager to start hitting

After Jim Caldwell addressed the crowd, running backs coach Curtis Modkins took the mic and told a story about how he recruited Bell to come to Buffalo as an undrafted free agent.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, James Ihedigbo, NFL Players, George Johnson, Jacob Maxwell, Joseph Fauria, Eric Ebron

MLive.com

Detroit Lions still don't have any answers at placekicker after shaky start from Nate...

The Detroit Lions tried to solve their problems at placekicker by selecting Nate Freese in the seventh round of the NFL draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Nate Freese, Sam Martin, Giorgio Tavecchio, NFL Players, Don Muhlbach, David Akers

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions' Ryan Broyles ready, eager to bounce back yet another injury

It might have been Day 2 of training camp Tuesday, but Lions receiver Ryan Broyles said he's taking it one day at a time.

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Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions notes: Kicking game still a concern as camp continues

The Detroit Lions used a seventh-round pick on Nate Freese in the hopes of solidifying their kicking game, but after three training cap practices, there are still concerns at the position.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Nate Freese, Nick Fairley, Larry Warford, Giorgio Tavecchio, NFL Players, Don Muhlbach

ESPN

PSU assistant uses Twitter as teaching tool

No Big Ten coaching staff has a larger social media presence than Penn State's, particularly on Twitter.

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Related Topix: Sports, James Franklin, NFL Football, NFL Players, Mike Hull, NCAA Sports, Pennsylvania State University NCAA, NCAA Football, Penn State Nittany Lions NCAA Football

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Deseret News

NFL locals photo gallery: Kyle Van Noy and Ezekiel Ansah chatting it up at camp

Detroit Lions outside linebacker Kyle Van Noy , left, and defensive end Ezekiel Ansah watch during the NFL football training camp in Allen Park, Mich., Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Ezekiel Ansah, NFL Players, Kyle Van Noy, Utah State University NCAA, NCAA Sports, Utah State Aggies NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Jake Doughty

SidelionReport

Detroit Lions' Defensive Line Play Looks Poised For Great Improvement In 2014

Sep 22, 2013; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon runs with the ball in front of Detroit Lions defensive end Jason Jones in the second quarter at FedEx Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jason Jones (Tennessee Titans), George Johnson, NFL Players, Caraun Reid, Nick Fairley, Darryl Tapp

Alabama Live

Nick Fairley puts on weight, but the Detroit Lions like it this time

Defensive tackle Nick Fairley's weight became an issue during his first three seasons with the Detroit Lions.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Nick Fairley, NFL Players

USA Today

NFC's overlooked story lines: Can Eli reach goals?

If the Cowboys are serious about giving DeMarco Murray a more sizable role, now is the time to show it.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Dallas Cowboys, NFL Players, DeMarco Murray, Washington Redskins, Alfred Morris

TwinCities

Detroit Lions: Will Ndamukong Suh be free agent next spring?

Detroit coach Jim Schwartz talks with Ndamukong Suh on the sidelines during their game against the Vikings at Ford Field on September 8, 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh, John Sullivan, Minnesota Vikings, Haloti Ngata

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