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40 min ago | CBS Sports

Doyel: Not enough

The punch line is coming. That's the only thing that makes sense about the joke NFL commissioner Roger Goodell told Thursday when he told the world that allegedly knocking a woman unconscious -- and definitely being caught on video dragging her lifeless body from the elevator -- is punishable by a two-game suspension .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Baltimore Ravens, Ray Rice, NFL Players, David Tyree, Mikel Leshoure, Ben Roethlisberger

4 hrs ago | SidelionReport

Pressure On Detroit Lions' Lineman Travis Swanson Will Only Intensify Over Time

Sep 1, 2012; Fayetteville, AR, USA; Arkansas Razorbacks quarterback Tyler Wilson gets ready to take a snap from center Travis Swanson in the game against the Jacksonville State Gamecocks at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Arkansas Razorbacks NCAA Football, NCAA Sports, University of Arkansas NCAA, NFL Football, Travis Swanson, NFL Players, NCAA Football, Dominic Raiola, Eric Ebron

4 hrs ago | Detroit News

Video: Lions' Joseph Fauria performs touchdown dances throughout history

Lions tight end Joseph Fauria, who became a favorite on the national highlight reels with his varied touchdown dances last season, has now become a historian of end-zone expressionism.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Players, NFL Football, Joseph Fauria

9 hrs ago | Detroit News

Detroit Lions

The Lions' offensive line was one of the biggest question marks entering last season, but after giving up the second fewest sacks, it looks like a point of strength this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, LaAdrian Waddle, Larry Warford, Dominic Raiola, NFL Players, Corey Hilliard, Travis Swanson

12 hrs ago | SidelionReport

Detroit Lions: 4 Undrafted Free Agents with a Chance to Make the Team

Almost every season in the NFL, players that slip through the NFL draft and fall to the ranks of the Undrafted Free Agents find their ways to the various corners of rosters around the league.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, LaAdrian Waddle, NFL Players, Corey Hilliard

14 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions rookie Eric Ebron may be early favorite as next team leader

They nudged quiet Calvin Johnson into a more vocal role and got the introverted Ndamukong Suh elected captain, and with the Detroit Lions on the lookout for their next group of leaders, one newcomer seems like an obvious choice.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Eric Ebron, Caraun Reid, Kyle Van Noy, Riley Reiff, Ndamukong Suh

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Examiner.com

Reminder: The Detroit Lions aren't really an up-and-coming team

ESPN.com has been doing stuff about young NFL players this week. They did their annual top 25 "prospects," and now they've delivered a ranking of every team by under-25 talent.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Nick Fairley, Calvin Johnson, Darius Slay, Ndamukong Suh

Detroit Free Press

Dave Birkett sizes up Detroit Lions' NFC North rivals before camp

The Detroit Lions don't open training camp for another five days, but all three of their NFC North rivals get back to work this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC North, Chicago Bears, Jared Allen, NFL Players, Jay Cutler, Kyle Fuller

Detroit News

Lions' Ziggy Ansah, Golden Tate, TJ Jones will start camp on PUP list

Defensive end Ziggy Ansah, and wide receivers Golden Tate and TJ Jones, will not be on the field when Lions' training camp begins Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden Tate, T.J Jones, NFL Football, NFL Players, TJ Jones

Detroit Free Press

How to get into the Detroit Lions' open night practices

The Detroit Lions' first public practice of training camp will be under the lights next Wednesday, at Wayne State's Tom Adams Field.

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SidelionReport

Detroit Lions 2014 Opponent Preview: New England Patriots

January 19, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady prior to the game against the Denver Broncos in the second half of the 2013 AFC Championship football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Tom Brady, NFL Players, Dominique Easley, Calvin Johnson, Brandon Browner

SidelionReport

Jim Caldwell Brings Needed Discipline to Detroit Lions

There no debate. The Lions have been one of the most reckless, undisciplined teams in the NFL over the last five years.

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Lathrup Village Eccentric

Titus Young police report says he knocked out former lawyer

Former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young will have a preliminary hearing Wednesday in municipal court in Compton, Calif., to determine whether he will stand trial on five separate counts of battery since May. The most serious charge is a felony - battery with serious bodily injury - that occurred July 8, when Young was meeting with his lawyer, ... (more)

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Detroit News

Lions rookie QB James Franklin hopes prep time pays off with roster spot

During the Lions' offseason program, undrafted quarterback James Franklin never had a chance to show what he could do during team drills.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, James Franklin, NFL Players, Kellen Moore, Dan Orlovsky, Matthew Stafford

SidelionReport

Detroit Lions Turning Point #1: Matthew Stafford's Elite Sneak Beats Dallas Cowboys

Oct 27, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford runs out of the pocket during the third quarter against the Dallas Cowboys at Ford Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Dallas Cowboys, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Kris Durham, Calvin Johnson, Reggie Bush

SidelionReport

Detroit Lions Training Camp Preview: Special Teams

Nov 23, 2013; College Park, MD, USA; Boston College Eagles kicker Nate Freese watches his 52 yard field goal attempt go through the uprights as time expires to win the game against the Maryland Terrapins at Byrd Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Nate Freese, NFL Players, Sam Martin, Jason Hanson, David Akers

MLive.com

Detroit Lions position preview: Is the Theo Riddick hype for real at RB?

MLive will examine each of the Detroit Lions' positions heading into the start of training camp July 28. Today we hit on the tailbacks and fullbacks.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Theo Riddick, Montell Owens, Mikel Leshoure, Joique Bell, Reggie Bush

Pride of Detroit

Projecting the Lions depth chart: Offensive guard/center

What will the Detroit Lions depth chart look like at offensive guard and center by the end of training camp? What is the top camp battle to watch at these positions? Let's take a look.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Larry Warford, Dominic Raiola, Rob Sims, Travis Swanson, NFL Players

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Brandon Sun

Maurice Leggett cleared to play at right time for Bombers with Sears uncertain

He's been on the sidelines since early in July with an ankle injury but is healthy at the right time, with a question mark hanging over an injured Johnny Sears for Friday's game in Vancouver.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Maurice Leggett, NFL Players, Canadian Football League, BC Lions, Canada,

Detroit News

Lions rookie Eric Ebron: I don't want to let Michigan down

Being NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year might be the dream accomplishment for Lions first-round tight end Eric Ebron, but his goals for 2014 are related to the team and its fans more than his statistics.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Eric Ebron, Brandon Pettigrew, Ndamukong Suh, NCAA Sports, University of North Carolina NCAA, North Carolina Tar Heels NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Jimmy Graham

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