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16 min ago | MLive.com

Detroit Lions' Jim Caldwell vows to craft playbook around players' strengths

Some football coaches will continuously attempt to force players who are square pegs into the round holes of their scheme.

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

4 hrs ago | SidelionReport

Joique Bell, Not Reggie Bush, is the Detroit Lions' Most 'Elusive' Back

Sep 29, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush receives congratulations from wide receiver Ryan Broyles and running back Joique Bell after scoring a touchdown in the second quarter against the Chicago Bears at Ford Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Joique Bell, Reggie Bush, NFL Players, Ryan Broyles

8 hrs ago | MLive.com

Mel Kiper Jr.'s latest mock draft has Detroit Lions double-dipping on improvements to the...

There are obvious question marks in the Detroit Lions secondary, so much so that ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. feels the team could address the defensive backfield with both its first- and second-round draft picks.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Stanley Jean-Baptiste

Thu Apr 17, 2014

BleacherReport

Why the Detroit Lions Should Wait To Draft a Receiver Until Round 2

One of the great debates amongst Detroit Lions fans this draft season concerns when to address the wide receiver position.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Golden Tate, NFL Players, Calvin Johnson, Matthew Stafford, New Orleans Saints

CBS Local

Jadeveon Clowney And Four Other Bad Ideas From The Lions' Offseason [BLOG]

The Lions' off-season has been bad, not quite 2012 bad, but bad nonetheless. It seems to me their free agent acquisitions have been underwhelming, and the draft signals have been troubling.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Golden Tate, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh, Reggie Bush

Niners Nation

2014 NN community mock draft: With the 10th pick, the Detroit Lions select ...

The 2014 Niners Nation NFL mock draft is off and running. We move on to the Detroit Lions, courtesy of user germinator.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Golden Tate, Reggie Bush, NFL Players, Titus Young, UCLA Bruins NCAA Football, NCAA Sports, NCAA Football, University of California NCAA

Rant Sports

Greatest Detroit Lions By Number: No. 17

Ranking the greatest Detroit Lions of all time is no easy task to accomplish. From No.

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NFLSpinZone

Detroit Lions hosting C.J. Fiedorowicz

The Detroit Lions are in the market for some pass-catching help in the 2014 NFL Draft, and it looks like adding an impact WR or TE will be a priority for Martin Mayhew, especially after the team decided to re-sign veteran cornerback Rashean Mathis to a one-year deal.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Rashean Mathis, Brandon Pettigrew, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, University of Iowa NCAA, NCAA Sports, Iowa Hawkeyes NCAA Football, NCAA Football

BleacherReport

Detroit Lions: Pros and Cons for Each Top NFL Draft Option

All 32 teams go into the NFL draft with a game plan. They know what players they want on their team, and with a month to go until the draft, they have an idea of who to select with their picks, especially in the first round.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Ezekiel Ansah, Nick Fairley, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh, UCLA Bruins NCAA Football, NCAA Sports, NCAA Football, University of California NCAA

Detroit Free Press

Jamie Samuelsen's blog: No reason for Lions to trade up and draft Sammy Watkins

Jamie Samuelsen, co-host of the 'Jamie and Wojo' show at 6 p.m. weekdays on WXYT-FM , blogs for freep.com.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Nate Burleson, Golden Tate, Ryan Broyles, Calvin Johnson, NFL Players, Titus Young

MLive.com

Detroit Lions DC Teryl Austin impressed by Devin Taylor, Darius Slay, Chris Greenwood

The Lions can count on Ndamukong Suh to lead the defensive line. They can count on Stephen Tulloch at linebacker, and Glover Quin in the secondary.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Chris Greenwood, Darius Slay, NFL Players, Jason Jones (Tennessee Titans), Devin Taylor, Stephen Tulloch

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Lions coach Caldwell delivers stirring speech to local high school students

Greg Adams was giving his old college roommate, Jim Caldwell, a tour of Detroit a few days after Caldwell was hired as Lions coach when the two stopped to visit UAW Ford vice president Jimmy Settles.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Andre Fluellen

KHQ-TV Spokane

Sidney Rice Re-Signs With Seahawks

Per his twitter and instagram accounts free agent wide receiver Sidney Rice has re-signed with the Seattle Seahawks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Seattle Seahawks, NFL Football, Sidney Rice, NFL Players, Golden Tate

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions' Tom Lewand not concerned about Ndamukong Suh's no-show at voluntary workouts

When Ndamukong Suh did not attend the recent voluntary Detroit Lions off-season workouts, there was significant tumult among the fan base.

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CBS Sports

Tate: Lions offense will 'fit better' than Seahawks

A lot of times when players sign in free agency it's all about the money. OK, most of the time it is.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Seattle Seahawks, Golden Tate, Calvin Johnson, Reggie Bush, NFL Players, New Orleans Saints

Pride of Detroit

2014 NFL mock draft: The case for Aaron Donald going to the Lions

There hasn't been much discussion this offseason about the possibility of the Detroit Lions taking Pittsburgh defensive tackle Aaron Donald with the 10th overall pick.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Xavier Proctor, Nick Fairley, Jimmy Saddler-McQueen, NFL Players, Andre Fluellen, Ndamukong Suh

MLive.com

Detroit Lions 2014 NFL draft prospect: Northern Illinois safety Jimmie Ward

Safety Jimmie Ward has been all over the field for Northern Illinois the past three seasons, racking up 299 tackles and 11 interceptions.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Northern Illinois Huskies NCAA Football, Northern Illinois University NCAA, NCAA Football, NFL Football, Glover Quin, NFL Players, Dallas Cowboys

CBS Local

Lewand Says NFL Has To Be Careful, Echos Mark Cuban: 'Hogs Get Slaughtered'

JANUARY 15: Head coach Jim Caldwell of the Detroit Lions is flanked by General Manager Martin Mayhew, left, and President Tom Lewand, right, after being introduced during a news conference at Ford Field on January 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.

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Dallas Morning News

Sabin: Dez Bryant's progress has impressive, but here's what could derail it ...

Like Smith, Bryant is nearing a considerable pay raise. Bryant, who also made his first Pro Bowl appearance this year, is in the final year of his rookie deal.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Dallas Cowboys, NFL Players, Dez Bryant, Calvin Johnson, NCAA Sports, NCAA Football, Arkansas Pine Bluff Golden Lions NCAA Football, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff NCAA, Matt Johnson

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Detroit News

Lions looking for 'high motor' guys, closers in draft

Whether they trade up, down or stay at No. 10, the Lions should find a player in the first round of this year's draft who can contribute immediately.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Stephen Tulloch, Golden Tate, Nick Fairley, Calvin Johnson, NFL Players, Joseph Fauria

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