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1 hr ago | SidelionReport

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.

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

5 hrs ago | NFLSpinZone

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.

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

9 hrs ago | ESPN

Detroit Lions' projected roster

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

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

14 hrs ago | 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.

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

18 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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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.

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

ClickOnDetroit

Why Deadspin is dead wrong on the Lions

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

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

MLive.com

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.

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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.

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

GMEN HQ

New York Giants at Detroit Lions: Johnathan Hankins vs. Larry Warford

The New York Giants will step foot on the Ford Field gridiron in 12 days - at which point all personnel prognostications will go out the window.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New York Giants, Johnathan Hankins, NFL Players, Larry Warford, Matthew Stafford

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Entire Detroit Lions D-line finally intact, and looked good vs. Jaguars

For the first time in 11 months, the Detroit Lions finally had their entire defensive line together on the field last week.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jacksonville Jaguars, Jason Jones (Tennessee Titans), Nick Fairley, George Johnson, NFL Players, Chad Henne

The Detroit News

Lions vs. Bills: Position battles at right tackle, linebacker among 10 things to watch

Allen Park -- The Lions' last dress rehearsal in Buffalo Thursday night will be the final chance for many players to impress the coaches and front office before final cuts are made.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Don Carey, NFL Players, Stephen Tulloch, Travis Lewis, Ashlee Palmer, DeAndre Levy

The Baltimore Sun

Penn State arrives in Dublin, tired but ready to practice

Blue bookbags, with duffle bags to match, hung on the backs and shoulders of 118 football players.

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Washington Times

Bills offense gets last preseason test vs Lions

However, quarterback EJ Manuel and Buffalo's sputtering starting offense isn't expected to get much rest in the preseason finale against the Detroit Lions on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Buffalo Bills, Kris Durham, Ryan Broyles, Dan Orlovsky, Kevin Ogletree, NFL Players

SidelionReport

Jim Caldwell Comfortable No Matter Who Plays Right Tackle for Detroit Lions

Aug 2, 2013; Allen Park, MI, USA; Detroit Lions defensive tackle LaAdrian Waddle during training camp at Detroit Lions training facility.

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Detroit Free Press

Lions Gab: Tough road schedule leaves Lions going 9-7 in season prediction

Anthony Kuehn is editor of the Detroit Lions blog Lions Gab . His opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the Detroit Free Press nor its writers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Carolina Panthers, Cam Newton, Greg Hardy

Chico Enterprise-Record

Raiders claim former Cal kicker Tavecchio

ALAMEDA _ The Raiders claimed former Cal kicker Giorgio Tavecchio on waivers from the Detroit Lions on Tuesday and released Kevin Goessling.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, NFL Players, Sebastian Janikowski, Giorgio Tavecchio

Tue Aug 26, 2014

SidelionReport

Detroit Lions Waiver Claim May Be More Than Roster Churning

Aug 13, 2014; Foxborough, MA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles tight end Emil Igwenagu walks onto the field during a joint practice with the New England Patriots at the Patriots practice Fields.

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Washington Times

Franklin using versatility to fix depth issues

Training players to compete at multiple positions is how new Penn State coach James Franklin plans to combat a team depth chart that's not all that deep.

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

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