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45 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | The News-Press

College football's Week 1 winners and losers

Sam Ficken had been here before. Two years ago, Penn State lost to Virginia when he missed a field goal on the final play.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, James Franklin, Jordan Thompson, NFL Players, Tommy Rees, NCAA Sports, Notre Dame Fighting Irish NCAA Football, NCAA Football, University of Notre Dame NCAA

7 hrs ago | NewsCenter 25

Durham, Leshoure among Lions cuts

Wide receiver Kris Durham and running back Mikel Leshoure were among 22 cuts by the Detroit Lions on Saturday as they trimmed their roster to the 53-man limit.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Darren Keyton, Jimmy Saddler-McQueen, Chris Greenwood, Darryl Tapp, NFL Players, Andre Fluellen, Entertainment

11 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Source: Browns cut ex-Lions receiver Burleson

Nate Burleson had expressed sentiments that this would be his final NFL season and that he wanted to have a strong 2014 campaign for the Cleveland Browns before riding off into the sunset.


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, Nate Burleson, Johnny Manziel, Josh Gordon, NFL Players

11 hrs ago | SidelionReport

Detroit Lions Roster Cuts: Michael Egnew Released

Oct 6, 2013; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Miami Dolphins tight end Michael Egnew before a game against the Baltimore Ravens at Sun Life Stadium.


Related Topix: Sports, Michael Egnew, Jordan Thompson, NFL Football, NFL Players, Miami Dolphins

11 hrs ago | SidelionReport

Detroit Lions Roster Cuts: Garrett Reynolds Released

Aug 24, 2013; Nashville, TN, USA; Atlanta Falcons guard Garrett Reynolds on the sideline during the second half against the Tennessee Titans at LP Field.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Rodney Austin, NFL Players, Garrett Reynolds, Atlanta Falcons

15 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Lions' Suh avoids fine for hit on Henne

Ndamukong Suh of the Detroit Lions puts a late hit on quarterback Chad Henne of the Jacksonville Jaguars during the second quarter Aug. 22, 2014, in Detroit.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, George Johnson, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh, Calvin Johnson, Chris Houston, Matthew Stafford

18 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Penn State, UCF set for Ireland season opener

Penn State football coach James Franklin runs his team through practice at University College, in Dublin, on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.


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

22 hrs ago | Rant Sports

Grading Each of the Detroit Lions' Eight 2014 Draft Picks After Preseason

Detroit had eight picks in the 2014 NFL Draft, and while TE Eric Ebron made all the headlines at No.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Nick Fairley, Nevin Lawson, Larry Webster, Travis Swanson, NFL Players, Kyle Van Noy

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Rant Sports

Detroit Lions 2014 Win-Loss Prediction

Now that the preseason is officially over, the Detroit Lions will be looking to get back to the postseason for the first time since 2011.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New York Giants, New York Jets, NFC, NFC South, Cam Newton, NFL Players


Detroit Lions Roster: Breaking the Roster into Tiers

Aug 29, 2013; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Buffalo Bills running back Zach Brown is tackled by Detroit Lions cornerback Bill Bentley during the second half at Ralph Wilson Stadium.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Players, Bill Bentley, NFL Football, Buffalo Bills


Detroit Lions, Glover Quin restructure contract

Aug 22, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions strong safety Glover Quin during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Ford Field.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Glover Quin, NFL Players, James Ihedigbo, Darius Slay, Baltimore Ravens


Detroit Lions' projected roster

Examining the Detroit Lions ' roster. This is the final projection of the roster.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Andrew Peacock, Corey Fuller, Chris Greenwood, NFL Players, Mohammed Seisay, Kyle Van Noy

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions rookie Travis Swanson impresses with quick feet, blocking ability in first start

Travis Swanson walked into the X-ray room at Ralph Wilson Stadium shortly after Thursday's 23-0 preseason victory over the Buffalo Bills with a few members of the Detroit Lions support staff in tow.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Travis Swanson, NFL Players, Darren Keyton, Dominic Raiola, James Ihedigbo, Dan Orlovsky

Detroit Free Press

Jeff Seidel: Lions from Appalachian State predict an upset over U-M

Detroit Lions punter Sam Martin sits on the bench during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Minneapolis.


Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Appalachian State Mountaineers NCAA Football, Appalachian State University NCAA, NCAA Football, NFL Football, Sam Martin, NFL Players, Steven Miller, Minnesota Vikings

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Washington Post

NFL preseason capsules

Lions third-string quarterback Kellen Moore threw two touchdown passes in a 23-0 win over Buffalo on Thursday night in which Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins reinjured his ribs.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jeremy Ross, Kellen Moore, Corey Fuller, Calvin Johnson, Ashlee Palmer, NFL Players

CBS Local

Lions Resting Many Starters In Preseason Finale

Quarterback Matthew Stafford and receiver Calvin Johnson are among several Detroit Lions starters being held out of the team's preseason finale at Buffalo on Thursday night.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Golden Tate, Dominic Raiola, Brandon Pettigrew, Calvin Johnson, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh


Why Deadspin is dead wrong on the Lions

Deadspin is known for being funny, in a sporty way. They mock athletes, teams and cities.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Nick Fairley, Calvin Johnson, Dan Orlovsky, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh, Eric Ebron

Chris Greenwood, thanks to Rashean Mathis, seems like a good bet to make Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions cut Jonte Green this week, a sign that the third-year cornerback simply wasn't developing quickly enough for the organization.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Rashean Mathis, NFL Players, Nevin Lawson, Chris Greenwood, Mohammed Seisay, Bill Bentley

Detroit News

James Ihedigbo, Golden Tate stoke Lions kickoff luncheon crowd with confidence

Since the Lions hired Jim Caldwell in January, the coach has talked about developing a championship mentality and the desire to win immediately.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC, NFC North, Golden Tate, James Ihedigbo, NFL Players, Larry Warford, Matthew Stafford