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56 min ago | Washington Times
However, quarterback EJ Manuel and Buffalo's sputtering starting offense isn't expected to get much rest in the preseason finale against the Detroit Lions on Thursday night.
4 hrs ago | SidelionReport
Aug 2, 2013; Allen Park, MI, USA; Detroit Lions defensive tackle LaAdrian Waddle during training camp at Detroit Lions training facility.
8 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press
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Aug 13, 2014; Foxborough, MA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles tight end Emil Igwenagu walks onto the field during a joint practice with the New England Patriots at the Patriots practice Fields.
Training players to compete at multiple positions is how new Penn State coach James Franklin plans to combat a team depth chart that's not all that deep.
The Lions avoided serious injury for most of the pre-season, but in addition to second-round pick Kyle Van Noy dealing with a potential long-term ailment, the team placed safety DeJon Gomes on injured reserve Monday.
Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is looking for a new contract, but if he doesn't get one by the start of the regular season, he'll put discussions on hold.
The collapse led to the firing of head coach Jim Schwartz and the hiring of Jim Caldwell to guide this offensive-heavy team and hopefully bring some discipline to a consistently sloppy and under-achieving team.
Sep 30, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; A general view outside of Ford Field before the game between the Detroit Lions and the Minnesota Vikings.
Just months after firing former head coach Jim Schwartz , the Detroit Lions will face him his Thursday as Detroit travels to Buffalo to take on the Buffalo Bills .
Maty Mauk begins his tenure as the full-time starter at quarterback when No. 24 Missouri opens its season against South Dakota State on Saturday.
Judging by their easygoing demeanor in the Detroit Lions' locker room, you wouldn't know that reserve quarterbacks Dan Orlovsky and Kellen Moore were approaching their final chance to prove to new coach Jim Caldwell that they deserve to back up starter Matthew Stafford this season.
The Detroit Lions were awarded two tight ends on waivers today, adding competition to an already deep position.
Three days ago, the Miami Dolphins made the surprising decision to waive third year player Michael Egnew , who was drafted in the third round of the 2012 to ideally become the "seam threat" receiving tight end the team had lacked.
After joining the Lions as an undrafted free agent, Franklin was viewed as someone who could potentially push Kellen Moore for the third spot at quarterback.
The Detroit Lions waived Giorgio Tavecchio on Monday morning, paving the way for rookie Nate Freese to become the team's next placekicker.
All teams have until Aug. 26 to trim down their rosters to 75 players and until Aug. 30 to reach the standard 53-man roster.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 01:07 pm
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