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Why did Brady get a pass on player ranking?

Attempting to rank NFL players across positions is hardly an exercise in precision, but the finale of NFL Network's Top 100 Players of 2014 presented more than few issues.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tom Brady, NFL Players, NFL Football, Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos, Calvin Johnson, Seattle Seahawks

Wed Jul 09, 2014

ESPN

Lions' top plays: Dan Orlovsky's safety

This is one of three nominations for the most memorable play in Detroit Lions history.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Calvin Johnson, Dan Orlovsky, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Minnesota Vikings

Pride of Detroit

Three Lions players make Pete Prisco's top 100 list

On Wednesday night, we will find out exactly where Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is ranked in NFL Network's Top 100 Players of 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Calvin Johnson, Reggie Bush, DeAndre Levy, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford

CBS Local

Deadline Nearing For $50K Hatch Detroit Contest

Entrepreneurs have just one more week to enter the Hatch Detroit contest for a chance to win $50,000 grant to open a business in Highland Park, Hamtramck or Detroit.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football

SidelionReport

Scanning the Savanna: Detroit Lions News and Notes

Dec 29, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Detroit Lions running back Joique Bell carries the ball as Minnesota Vikings safety Robert Blanton attempts to tackle during the third quarter at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Joique Bell, Dan Orlovsky, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh, Minnesota Vikings

TwinCities

Detroit Lions: Calvin Johnson transforming lives of young men

Calvin Johnson grabs a chair, turns it around and sits. His mother, Dr. Arica Johnson, has just finished giving a world-class presentation to five young men who have been awarded thousands of dollars in scholarships through her son's foundation.

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

MLive.com

Hype train for Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick nearing critical mass

Despite playing fewer than 50 offensive snaps and gaining just 51 yards from scrimmage as a rookie last season, the 2013 sixth-round draft pick has caught the eyes of his teammates and the Lions coaching staff this offseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Joique Bell, Dan Orlovsky, Reggie Bush, NFL Players, Theo Riddick

Detroit Free Press

See exclusive clip of Ndamukong Suh on new reality show 'American Muscle'

Exclusive clip from 'American Muscle': Ndamukong Suh of the Detroit Lions and former U-M star Mike Martin work out with trainer Mike Barwis in the reality series "American Muscle."

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh, Mike Martin, NCAA Sports, Michigan Wolverines NCAA Football, University of Michigan NCAA, NCAA Football

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Lions Gab: Four ideas to improve versatility

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, Calvin Johnson, NFL Players, Joique Bell, Golden Tate, Reggie Bush, Theo Riddick

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford has 20-to-1 odds to win NFL MVP

Las Vegas really seems to like the Detroit Lions. Especially Matthew Stafford. Bovada has the Lions quarterback at 20-to-1 odds to win NFL MVP this coming season, behind just five other players in the entire league, all quarterbacks.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson, Eric Ebron, Denver Broncos

SidelionReport

Week 1 Look Ahead: New York Giants at Detroit Lions

Dec 22, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks is tackled by Detroit Lions middle linebacker Stephen Tulloch and strong safety Glover Quin during the first quarter at Ford Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New York Giants, Rueben Randle, Glover Quin, Odell Beckham, Victor Cruz, NFL Players

KTIK-AM Boise

Orlovsky says NFL quarterbacks are never off the clock

A veteran quarterback best known for running the wrong way is trying to get Johnny Football pointed in the right direction.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Dan Orlovsky, NFL Players

Detroit News

Lions running back Joique Bell says he'll be back in action by time camp starts

Confirming what he said during the offseason program, Lions running back Joique Bell said he expects to be ready for the start of training camp at the end of the month.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joique Bell, NFL Players, Reggie Bush

Dallas Morning News

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Emmitt Smith turns the corner on three Eagles defenders on a long fourth quarter run in the Cowboys' 36-3 loss to the Eagles on Nov. 18, 2001, at Texas Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jeremiah Trotter, NFL Football, Philadelphia Eagles, NFL Players, Dallas Cowboys, DeMarco Murray

Rant Sports

5 Dark Horse Candidates to Make the Detroit Lions' 53-Man Roster

The Detroit Lions already have key players like Calvin Johnson, Matthew Stafford and Ndamukong Suh in place and ready to make a big difference this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Calvin Johnson, NFL Players, James Franklin, Gabe Lynn, Giorgio Tavecchio, Matthew Stafford

NFLMocks

Top Five NFL Boom or Bust Units Around the League

Dec 22, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning looks to pass during the fourth quarter against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New York Giants, Eli Manning, NFL Players, Weston Richburg, Geoff Schwartz

Pride of Detroit

James Ihedigbo says Lions 'have that championship DNA'

Safety James Ihedigbo won a Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens, and he thinks the Detroit Lions have the makings of a "championship-DNA team."

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC, NFC North, James Ihedigbo, NFL Players, Golden Tate, Baltimore Ravens, New York Jets

Rant Sports

5 Reasons Why the Detroit Lions Won't Win the NFC North in 2014

This past week, I came up with five reasons why the Detroit Lions will win the AFC North, and quite frankly, it was tough to advocate why the Lions could win the division based on their struggles in the 21st century.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC North, Nick Fairley, James Ihedigbo, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Ndamukong Suh

MLive.com

Defensive end Darryl Tapp going back to his roots with Detroit Lions

Darryl Tapp had played defensive end since high school. But last season, after joining the Washington Redskins, he tried his hand at outside linebacker.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jason Jones (Tennessee Titans), Darryl Tapp, NFL Players, Washington Redskins, Cassius Vaughn, Devin Taylor

Alabama Live

Who's the best all-time football player from Tuscaloosa? Cast your vote in our poll

AL.com is in the midst ongoing series looking at the best football players to ever come out of various regions of the state.

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Related Topix: Alabama High School Football, High School Football, Sports, NFL Football, Grady Jackson, NFL Players

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