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3 hrs ago | Detroit News

Lions juggle lineup for Jaguars, but Calvin Johnson to start

All-Pro wide receiver Calvin Johnson is in the starting lineup for the Lions exhibition game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Ford Field tonight, but there are a couple of surprise inactives.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Calvin Johnson, NFL Players, LaAdrian Waddle, Corey Hilliard, James Ihedigbo, Devin Taylor

4 hrs ago | Detroit News

Improved Lions receiver Corey Fuller 'night and day from last year'

Unlike the end of last season, when the Lions struggled with Calvin Johnson nursing injuries, the wide receiver position could be one of the team's strongest this season.

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

5 hrs ago | SidelionReport

Detroit Lions vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: Game Time, TV Schedule, Live Stream

Aug 14, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Marqise Lee is congratulated for scoring a touchdown during the first half of a preseason game against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jacksonville Jaguars, Chad Henne, Blake Bortles, Denard Robinson, Calvin Johnson, NFL Players

5 hrs ago | SidelionReport

Detroit Lions Wise To Be Careful With Health Of Defensive End Ezekiel Ansah

Sep 29, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah pressures Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler during the first quarter at Ford Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Ezekiel Ansah, NFL Players, Jason Jones (Tennessee Titans), Devin Taylor, Darryl Tapp

5 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit

Detroit Lions

Fans will get their first real glimpse of Detroit's franchise quarterback in 2014 Friday, as the 26-year-old enters his sixth NFL season.

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

8 hrs ago | Victory Bell Rings

Victory Bell Roundtable: How Many Wins Will Penn State Get in 2014?

Oct 12, 2013; University Park, PA, USA; Penn State students wave their pompoms during the third quarter between the Penn State Nittany Lions and the Michigan Wolverines at Beaver Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, James Franklin, NFL Football, NFL Players, Big-10 Football, NCAA Sports

12 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Freep's preseason NFL power rankings: Where do Detroit Lions stack up?

We're just two weeks away from kick-off weekend to the 2014 NFL season. It's time to figure out the NFL's preseason pecking order.

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16 hrs ago | The Detroit News

Preparation, discipline are Joe Lombardi's priorities as Lions' offensive coordinator

Allen Park -- Every day after practice, offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi, quarterbacks coach Jim Bob Cooter and the Lions' signal callers play some type of game, including one recently when they tried to hit the crossbar from varied distances while others pelted them with tennis balls.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jed Collins, Calvin Johnson, Dan Orlovsky, Reggie Bush, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford

19 hrs ago | MLive.com

5 hottest job battles heading into Detroit Lions' most important preseason game

The Detroit Lions will play their third preseason game Friday night against the visiting Jacksonville Jaguars.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Montell Owens, Jed Collins, NFL Players, Corey Fuller, Ryan Broyles, Calvin Johnson

20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Three-down LBs grow scarcer as pass plays increase

Hall of Fame linebacker Andre Tippett had a simple answer for how often he left the field when the opponent had the ball.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Rob Gronkowski, NFL Players

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Detroit Free Press

NFL players don't want to fight Suh, ESPN poll says

Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions looks on against the Oakland Raiders during their preseason game at O.co Coliseum on August 15, 2014 in Oakland, California.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh, Matthew Stafford, J.J Watt, Houston Texans

Deseret News

Preseason viewer's guide: Clash of the Cougars in Detroit

One simple transaction last Saturday made this week's preseason game between the Detroit Lions and Jacksonville Jaguars even more appealing for BYU fans.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Brigham Young Cougars NCAA Football, Brigham Young University NCAA, NCAA Sports, NCAA Football, Jacksonville Jaguars, Ezekiel Ansah, Kyle Van Noy, NFL Players

The Washington Post

Lions plan to let Stafford play more against Jags

The Detroit Lions have let Matthew Stafford ease into the preseason, allowing him to lead a total of four drives in two exhibitions.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Calvin Johnson, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Jacksonville Jaguars, Toby Gerhart

Detroit Free Press

Do Good Detroit: Sister Pie wins 2014 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest

Hatch Detroit announced Sister Pie as the winner of the 2014 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest presented by the Detroit Lions.

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Big Cat Country

Jaguars preseason 2014: Lions secondary could be just what Blake Bortles needs

We asked Sean Yuille of Pride of Detroit five questions about the Jaguars preseason matchup against the Lions on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Montell Owens, Jacksonville Jaguars, Rashean Mathis, Mikel Leshoure, Ashlee Palmer, NFL Players

The Miami Herald

Lions leaning on solid offensive line this season

The Detroit Lions should have time to throw and room to run with their collection of talented playmakers, thanks to what looks like a solid offensive line.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Larry Warford, Dominic Raiola, Calvin Johnson, Rob Sims, Reggie Bush, NFL Players

Wed Aug 20, 2014

SidelionReport

What Does Peter King Think About the Detroit Lions?

Jan 29, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; Sports illustrated sports writer Peter King reports during the Baltimore Ravens media day in preparation for Super Bowl XLVII between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC, NFC North, Golden Tate, Joique Bell, Calvin Johnson, Darius Slay, NFL Players

Detroit Free Press

Ndamukong Suh predicts Pro Bowl for Detroit Lions' Larry Warford

Larry Warford had a standout rookie season at right guard for the Detroit Lions, and the man who goes against him every day in practice thinks 2014 could be even better.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Larry Warford, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh, LaAdrian Waddle, Corey Hilliard

Detroit Free Press

Lions' Fairley breaks silence: 'I want to stay here in Detroit'

Nick Fairley: 315 pounds and enjoying life: Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley talks about his weight gain and demotion Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Nick Fairley, NFL Players, Jason Jones (Tennessee Titans), Ndamukong Suh, Jacksonville Jaguars

MLive.com

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson confident new finger splint won't impact ability to catch

The Detroit Lions have been cautious with the team's top offensive weapon this offseason, regularly resting wide receiver Calvin Johnson during training camp and holding him out of the team's first two preseason games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Calvin Johnson, NFL Players

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