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56 min ago | Washington Times

Bills offense gets last preseason test vs Lions

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Buffalo Bills, Kris Durham, Ryan Broyles, Dan Orlovsky, Kevin Ogletree, NFL Players

4 hrs ago | SidelionReport

Jim Caldwell Comfortable No Matter Who Plays Right Tackle for Detroit Lions

Aug 2, 2013; Allen Park, MI, USA; Detroit Lions defensive tackle LaAdrian Waddle during training camp at Detroit Lions training facility.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, LaAdrian Waddle, NFL Players, Corey Hilliard, Riley Reiff

8 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Lions Gab: Tough road schedule leaves Lions going 9-7 in season prediction

Anthony Kuehn is editor of the Detroit Lions blog Lions Gab . His opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the Detroit Free Press nor its writers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Carolina Panthers, Cam Newton, Greg Hardy

12 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Raiders claim former Cal kicker Tavecchio

ALAMEDA _ The Raiders claimed former Cal kicker Giorgio Tavecchio on waivers from the Detroit Lions on Tuesday and released Kevin Goessling.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, NFL Players, Sebastian Janikowski, Giorgio Tavecchio

Tue Aug 26, 2014

SidelionReport

Detroit Lions Waiver Claim May Be More Than Roster Churning

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Montell Owens, Jed Collins, Chad Abram, Jacob Maxwell, NFL Players

Washington Times

Franklin using versatility to fix depth issues

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.

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

Detroit News

Lions place safety DeJon Gomes on injured reserve

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, DeJon Gomes, NFL Players, Isa Abdul-Quddus, Don Carey, James Ihedigbo, Jerome Couplin

Channel3000

Dez Bryant: No contract talks once season begins

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Dallas Cowboys, NFL Players, Dez Bryant, Calvin Johnson

KAVU

Detroit Lions 2014 Season Preview

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Golden Tate, Dan Orlovsky, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Eric Ebron, Kevin Ogletree

SidelionReport

Detroit Lions Bowl Game Finally Has a Name and Logo

Sep 30, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; A general view outside of Ford Field before the game between the Detroit Lions and the Minnesota Vikings.

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Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford channels Hank Stram on Mitch Albom's radio show

So, Matthew Stafford, what's so good about this new offense coach Jim Caldwell is installing with the Lions? "It's very multiple," Stafford said.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Sam Bradford

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Rant Sports

NFL Preseason 2014 Week 4 Preview: Detroit Lions vs. Buffalo Bills

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 .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Buffalo Bills, Calvin Johnson, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Ndamukong Suh, Mario Williams

NewsOK.com

Mizzou QB Mauk set to become full-time starter

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.

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Related Topix: L'Damian Washington, Marcus Lucas, James Franklin, Bud Sasser, Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players

CBS Local

Orlovsky, Moore Will See Time At QB For Lions

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Kellen Moore, James Franklin, DeJon Gomes, Dan Orlovsky, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions claim two tight ends off waivers

The Detroit Lions were awarded two tight ends on waivers today, adding competition to an already deep position.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Chad Abram, Brandon Pettigrew, NFL Players, Joseph Fauria, Eric Ebron

The Phinsider

Detroit Lions Claim former Miami Dolphin Michael Egnew off Waivers

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Miami Dolphins, Michael Egnew, NFL Players, Gator Hoskins, Dion Sims, Charles Clay

Pride of Detroit

Lions roster cuts: Evaluating the first round of moves

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Montell Owens, Mikel Leshoure, Chad Abram, Gregory Hickman, Steven Miller, NFL Players

MLive.com

Detroit Lions cut Jonte Green, Giorgio Tavecchio; will go with rookie Nate Freese at...

The Detroit Lions waived Giorgio Tavecchio on Monday morning, paving the way for rookie Nate Freese to become the team's next placekicker.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Nate Freese, Giorgio Tavecchio, Jonte Green, NFL Players, James Franklin, Sam Martin

Rant Sports

Predicting the Detroit Lions' Final 53-Man Roster For 2014 Season

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Isa Abdul-Quddus, Nick Fairley, Glover Quin, Cassius Vaughn, Dominic Raiola, NFL Players

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions' Giorgio Tavecchio, Jonte Green among roster reductions

The Detroit Lions ended their kicking competition today, picking rookie seventh-round pick Nate Freese over Giorgio Tavecchio.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Giorgio Tavecchio, Jonte Green, NFL Players, Nate Freese, Chad Abram, David Akers

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