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13 min ago | Erie Times News

Penn State suddenly has sights on poll position

Two years after sanctions threatened to cripple the program, Penn State has an eye on a spot in the polls.


Related Topix: Sports, James Franklin, NFL Players, NFL Football

2 hrs ago | Westland Observer

Motivated by benching, Detroit Lions' Nick Fairley lowers weight...

"I feel a whole lot better just by not putting that bad stuff in my body," Fairley said.


Related Topix: Sports, Nick Fairley, NFL Players, Cleveland Browns

2 hrs ago | SidelionReport

Detroit Lions: Grades by Position Group

With the NFL regular season quickly approaching, the Detroit Lions have finally established their 53-man roster .


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford

3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Lions to again ride fortunes of Stafford, Johnson

Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson have helped each other set numerous NFL records, and Johnson thinks this is their best chance to win a championship.


Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC North, Calvin Johnson, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford

5 hrs ago | Detroit News

Lions' Ndamukong Suh gets even more leverage with J.J. Watt's $100M deal

The Houston Texans signing J.J. Watt to a reported six-year, $100 million extension is potentially bad news for the Lions in their pursuit to keep All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh next year.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh, Houston Texans, J.J Watt, Mario Williams

6 hrs ago | Deseret News

Detroit Lions place Kyle Van Noy on short-term IR

Detroit Lions outside linebacker Kyle Van Noy tackles Oakland Raiders wide receiver Rod Streater during the second quarter of an NFL preseason football game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Kyle Van Noy, Ezekiel Ansah, Oakland Raiders

10 hrs ago | SidelionReport

Detroit Lions Practice Squad, Building the Future

Jim Schwartz and Jim Caldwell have already proven to be fundamentally different coaches .


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Andrew Peacock, NFL Players, Nevin Lawson, Julian Stanford, Tahir Whitehead, Cornelius Lucas

14 hrs ago | ESPN

2014 Predictions: Detroit Lions

The offense and defense for the Lions will still have some mystery to them in the first week, so that should help the Lions here.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Nick Fairley, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Ndamukong Suh, Carolina Panthers

17 hrs ago |

For Detroit Lions' Corey Fuller, no news was good news on cut day

That call he was waiting for, of course, would have been from the Detroit Lions.


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

21 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Lions' Ihedigbo still out (rest) but expects to play in opener

Lions safety James Ihedigbo did not practice Monday and sat out the final two exhibition games.


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

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions' Jim Caldwell not sure why Michael Sam is out of an NFL job

It's been more than 24 hours since Michael Sam cleared waivers and the openly gay defensive end still hasn't found a job in the NFL, but Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell said today he doesn't think that's because of Sam's sexuality.


Related Topix: Sports, Ronnell Lewis, St. Louis Rams, NFL Football, NFL Players, Michael Sam, Ethan Westbrooks


Detroit Lions Will Look to Feature RBs Often in Passing Game

The Detroit Lions are coming off a season where two different running backs each posted more than 500 receiving yards.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Reggie Bush, NFL Players, New Orleans Saints

Detroit News

Nick Fairley returns to Lions' starting lineup; Whitehead, Waddle earn No. 1 jobs

Just three hours after coach Jim Caldwell declined to name starters at a couple positions, the Lions released their Week 1 depth chart Monday.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Nick Fairley, NFL Players, Corey Hilliard, Ashlee Palmer, Tahir Whitehead, Kyle Van Noy

Detroit Free Press

NFL preview: Carlos Monarrez scouts the NFC North

If you're trying to save for a new car, it helps to have a plan that keeps you disciplined and on... Quarterback Aaron Rodgers is healthy, and he is the key reason - besides the Lions choking down the stretch - the Packers are three-time reigning NFC North champs.


Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC North, Green Bay Packers, Aaron Rodgers, NFL Players, Chicago Bears, Matthew Stafford


Detroit Lions Practice Squad Is Set

Aug 28, 2014; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Detroit Lions running back George Winn runs the ball during the first half against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Kellen Moore, James Franklin, Chris Greenwood, NFL Players, Buffalo Bills

Lewistown Sentinel

Lions clickin' behind Ficken's kickin'

"Ficken!" the coach screamed as he ran over and picked up his player. "I'm so happy for you, buddy!" AP photo Penn State coach James Franklin congratulates kicker Sam Ficken after he kicked the winning field goal against Central Florida in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday.


Related Topix: Sports, James Franklin, NFL Football, NFL Players

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Detroit News

Titans claim Kris Durham, cut by Lions Saturday, off waivers

The Tennessee Titans have claimed former Lions wide receiver Kris Durham off waivers, the Titans announced Sunday.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Kris Durham, NFL Players, Golden Tate, Calvin Johnson, Matthew Stafford

Rant Sports

5 Most Surprising Detroit Lions Roster Cuts of 2014

Final cut day is always one of the tougher days in any offseason, and yesterday, the Detroit Lions had to let go some good players who were talented.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Nick Fairley, Rodney Austin, Chris Greenwood, Travis Swanson, NFL Players, Andre Fluellen

The Virginian-Pilot

Report: Deep Creek's Darryl Tapp cut by Detroit Lions

Darryl Tapp comes off the field after the first day the Washington Redskins' training camp on Thursday, July 25, 2013.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Washington Redskins, Darryl Tapp, NFL Players, Seattle Seahawks, Philadelphia Eagles

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions cut ties with former second-round pick Mikel Leshoure

Two years ago, he was the Detroit Lions leading rusher. Now, he's out of a job. The Detroit Lions informed running back Mikel Leshoure that he'll be waived today as part of the purge to cut their roster to 53 players.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Mikel Leshoure, NFL Players, Nick Fairley, Johnny Culbreath, Reggie Bush, Theo Riddick