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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.
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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The Detroit Lions cut Jonte Green this week, a sign that the third-year cornerback simply wasn't developing quickly enough for the organization.
Since the Lions hired Jim Caldwell in January, the coach has talked about developing a championship mentality and the desire to win immediately.
For the first time in 11 months, the Detroit Lions finally had their entire defensive line together on the field last week.
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.
Blue bookbags, with duffle bags to match, hung on the backs and shoulders of 118 football players.
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.
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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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.
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.
The Lions avoided serious injury for most of the pre-season, but in addition to second-round pick Kyle Van Noy dealing with a potential long-term ailment, the team placed safety DeJon Gomes on injured reserve Monday.
Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is looking for a new contract, but if he doesn't get one by the start of the regular season, he'll put discussions on hold.
The collapse led to the firing of head coach Jim Schwartz and the hiring of Jim Caldwell to guide this offensive-heavy team and hopefully bring some discipline to a consistently sloppy and under-achieving team.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 12:56 am
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