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32 min ago | Detroit News

If Lions want dominating 'D,' Ziggy Ansah will have to turn up pressure

Ndamukong Suh is the Lions' best defensive player, and safety James Ihedigbo and cornerback Darius Slay will be relied on heavily to shore up the secondary.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC, NFC North, Nick Fairley, Devin Taylor, Darryl Tapp, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh

1 hr ago | Detroit News

Is Matthew Stafford the answer for Lions? Pro Football Talk isn't convinced

Matthew Stafford's passer rating was 84.2 last season, down from a career-high of 97.2 in 2011.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, NFC, NFC North, Golden Tate, Eric Ebron

3 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Lions' secondary seeks more consistency from start to finish

One is a Super Bowl champion. One is a former All-Pro. One is a second-round draft pick.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Rashean Mathis, Glover Quin, James Ihedigbo, Darius Slay, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford

5 hrs ago | WMAL-AM Washington

Calvin Johnson: 'We Need to Win a Super Bowl'

"We need to win a Super Bowl," Johnson said. "That's the No. 1 thing. That's the No.

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

9 hrs ago | SidelionReport

Three Detroit Lions Poised to Surprise in 2014

SideLion Report takes a look at three role players who could end up being key contributors for the Detroit Lions in 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Tahir Whitehead, NFL Players, Josh Cooper, Cleveland Browns

13 hrs ago | Detroit Lions

Enthusiastic Darryl Tapp to provide rotational support

Tapp, who played two seasons with Lions defensive line coach Jim Washburn in Philadelphia, was with Washington last season as an outside linebacker, but will play defensive end in Detroit.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Darryl Tapp, NFL Players

Fri Jul 11, 2014

CBS Local

Matt Stafford's Performance Comes Down To 2 Questions

NOVEMBER 24: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions watches the clock run down to end the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Ford Field on November 24, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Reggie Bush, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

KARE-TV Minneapolis

Vikings' Nealy suspended for violating PED policy

Vikings' Nealy suspended for violating PED policy Neal spent six games on the Vikings practice squad as a rookie last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Spencer Nealy, NFL Players

Isportsweb.com

Detroit Lions: Catching up before training camp

The Detroit Lions start regular season play in less than two months from today. Training camp is set to begin a few short weeks, on Monday, July 28. For this year's team, the start of the season can't come soon enough because Detroit's offseason began all the way back on December 29. Last season doesn't bring up many pleasant feelings considering ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Golden Tate, Joique Bell, Brandon Pettigrew, Darryl Tapp, NFL Players, Eric Ebron

Pride of Detroit

Presenting the Lions' All-Overhyped Team: Offense

Throughout the Internet age, players have never been as good as they are in the offseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Daunte Culpepper, Kellen Moore, Calvin Johnson, Stefan Logan, NFL Players

MLive.com

Ask Justin: Detroit Lions' Ndamukong Suh worthy of being league's highest-paid DT

Ndamukong Suh has been highly productive and durable during his NFL career and is worthy of being the league's highest-paid defensive tackle.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh, Golden Tate, Ryan Broyles, Calvin Johnson, Eric Ebron

Detroit Free Press

Shawn Windsor: Suh may not be leader, but could help Lions win

Nicolas Cage, who can't seem to get out of his own way as an actor, stumbles again in 'Rage,' an... Ndamukong Suh believes the Detroit Lions have championship DNA .

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Pride of Detroit

Lions have added a lot of people with Super Bowl experience in recent years

The Detroit Lions have never been to a Super Bowl, but they have added a lot of people with Super Bowl experience in recent years.

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Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions announce training camp schedule; most open to public

The Detroit Lions will open training camp July 28 and will hold their first practice open to the public at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 1, the team announced today.

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SidelionReport

Detroit Lions Turning Point #5: Sam Martin's Shanked Punt Sets Up Bengals Late

Oct 20, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions punter Sam Martin holds the football as kicker David Akers kicks a field goal during the first quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals at Ford Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Cincinnati Bengals, Sam Martin, NFL Players, Mike Nugent, Calvin Johnson, David Akers

Detroit News

Lions stuck at No. 21 in ESPN's Future Power Rankings

Low scores for the front office and coaching prevented the Lions from moving in a positive direction in this year's Future Power Rankings by ESPN .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC North, Nevin Lawson, Darius Slay, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford

SidelionReport

Theo Riddick Can Be The Difference For Detroit Lions

Aug 22, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions running back Theo Riddick is tackled by New England Patriots defense during 2nd half at Ford Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Theo Riddick, Golden Tate, Calvin Johnson, Dan Orlovsky, Reggie Bush

MLive.com

Ask Justin: Clock ticking on an Ndmukong Suh extension and Matthew Stafford's completion...

There's still plenty of time for the Detroit Lions and Ndamukong Suh to agree to a contract extension, but if a deal doesn't get done before the start of the regular season, fans should brace for losing the All-Pro defensive tackle in free agency.

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USA Today

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

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