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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Kicking competition is open at Lions camp

Rookie Nate Freese and Italian-born Giorgio Tavecchio are vying for the job a season after the Lions signed veteran David Akers to replace the retired Jason Hanson.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Ezekiel Ansah, Nate Freese, Jason Hanson, Giorgio Tavecchio, NFL Players, David Akers

5 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Referee: Bad call against Detroit Lions vs. Texans still 'eats you up'

Walt Coleman has been in the middle of some controversial calls in his 26 seasons in the NFL.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Houston Texans

6 hrs ago | Detroit News

Lions receiver Kevin Ogletree drawing early notice

In five seasons, wide receiver Kevin Ogletree has started just four games. But with a new staff, he has a clean slate and has a new opportunity to make an impression with the Lions - In his short time with the Lions, wide receiver Kevin Ogletree hasn't done much to draw attention to himself.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Kevin Ogletree, NFL Players, Dallas Cowboys, Brandon Pettigrew, Calvin Johnson, Eric Ebron

9 hrs ago | SidelionReport

Sam Martin May Figure Into Detroit Lions Kicker Battle

Jul 26, 2013; Allen Park, MI, USA; Detroit Lions punter Sam Martin during training camp at the Detroit Lions training facility.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Sam Martin, NFL Players, Nate Freese, Giorgio Tavecchio

11 hrs ago | SidelionReport

10 Reasons to Attend Detroit Lions Training Camp

It's almost upon us! That glorious time when we, as fans, get to see our players on a test run of sorts.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Sam Martin, NFL Players, Kellen Moore, James Franklin, Dan Orlovsky, Travis Swanson

11 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Jared DeVries visits Detroit Lions camp, talks groceries and D-line

Former Detroit Lions defensive end Jared DeVries was chatting with a small group of reporters before practice Thursday in Allen Park when team president Tom Lewand walked by.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jared DeVries, NFL Players, Andre Fluellen, Ndamukong Suh

12 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Report: Detroit Lions' Nick Fairley sentenced in DUI case after no-showing hearing

WALA-TV in Mobile, Ala., reports that Detroit Lions defensive lineman Nick Fairley was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail, a term that was suspended, and one year probation for his DUI and reckless driving charges stemming from Fairley was not in Judge George Hardesty's court room in Alabama on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nick Fairley, NFL Football, NFL Players

16 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions' Rashean Mathis serves as much-needed mentor in secondary

Detroit Lions cornerback Rashean Mathis was on the golf course at this time last year, working on his short game, spending time with family and staying in shape in case some NFL team called with a job offer he knew better than to expect.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Rashean Mathis, NFL Players, Jacksonville Jaguars, Darius Slay

16 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

NFL greats praise Detroit Lions' Calvin Johnson

Calvin Johnson is really good. That's the point of a big ESPN.com package, and here's how it quoted some cornerbacks on him: CHARLES WOODSON: "It should be illegal for a guy to be that tall and that big and that fast.

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

17 hrs ago | Detroit News

Coaching trio tweaks Matthew Stafford's game

Jim Bob Cooter is the Lions quarterbacks coach, but isn't the only one giving Matthew Stafford and the other signal callers advice.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson, Golden Tate, Reggie Bush, Eric Ebron

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Rant Sports

5 Bold Predictions For Detroit Lions Training Camp 2014

The Detroit Lions have just started their training camp this past week, and with no preseason games played just yet, it's not too late to make some bold predictions for these few remaining weeks of the offseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Eric Ebron, Kris Durham, Golden Tate, Calvin Johnson, Giorgio Tavecchio

Hustle Belt

Massachusetts Minutemen At Penn State Nittany Lions: A Way Too Early Nonconference Preview

The Massachusetts Minutemen face off against an opponent who has less of a chance of making a bowl game than the Minutemen Normally I'd crack some jokes in this section, but instead I'll ask all the Minuteman fans not to get to mean-spirited with their heckling.

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

MLive.com

Detroit Lions training camp notes: Penalty flags fly as officials emphasize grabbing rule

It showed during practice as the defensive backs and linebackers were hit with a far heavier laundry bill.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Travis Swanson, NFL Players, Montell Owens, Dominic Raiola, George Johnson, Bill Bentley

MLive.com

Michael Williams' move to offensive tackle hits speed bump at Detroit Lions camp

Michael Williams has hit a speed bump in his move from tight end to offensive tackle, suffering a minor injury that held him out of Thursday afternoon's practice in Allen Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Michael Williams, NFL Players, Brandon Pettigrew, Joseph Fauria, Eric Ebron

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions training camp notes: Lines battle in one-on-one drills

The Detroit Lions practiced in shells for the second straight day - they go full pads for the first time on Friday - and that gave us the first opportunity of training camp to watch offensive and defensive lineman battle in one-on-one drills.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jason Jones (Tennessee Titans), Devin Taylor, NFL Players, Larry Webster, Travis Swanson, Darryl Tapp

Forbes.com

Lions Tickets Have Highest Secondary Market Average In Last 5 Years

In the first three seasons under head coach Jim Schwartz, the Detroit Lions increased their win total each season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFC North

MLive.com

Kevin Ogletree emerges as favorite for Detroit Lions' third starting receiver job

The Detroit Lions have two exceptional receivers in Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate.

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

MLive.com

Detroit Lions training camp notes: Safety James Ihedigbo looks eager to start hitting

After Jim Caldwell addressed the crowd, running backs coach Curtis Modkins took the mic and told a story about how he recruited Bell to come to Buffalo as an undrafted free agent.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, James Ihedigbo, NFL Players, George Johnson, Jacob Maxwell, Joseph Fauria, Eric Ebron

MLive.com

Detroit Lions still don't have any answers at placekicker after shaky start from Nate...

The Detroit Lions tried to solve their problems at placekicker by selecting Nate Freese in the seventh round of the NFL draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Nate Freese, Sam Martin, Giorgio Tavecchio, NFL Players, Don Muhlbach, David Akers

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions' Ryan Broyles ready, eager to bounce back yet another injury

It might have been Day 2 of training camp Tuesday, but Lions receiver Ryan Broyles said he's taking it one day at a time.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Ryan Broyles, NFL Players

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