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5 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Observations from the Lions' exhibition win over the Jaguars

Quick snaps Free Press sports writer Carlos Monarrez reviews five story lines from Friday's exhibition game between the Lions and the Jaguars: Running back Reggie Bush showed off that familiar, blazing speed when he opened the scoring on an 86-yard touchdown run in the first.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Jeremy Ross, Rashean Mathis, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Eric Ebron

9 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Drew Sharp: Lions must win now or Calvin Johnson's gifts go to waste

The clock's ticking on Calvin Johnson. And the Lions know it. They know that Megatron has become increasingly mortal.

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

11 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Ex-Lions WR Nate Burleson hoping to show Cleveland he can fight off Father Time

The 12th-year wide receiver needs to turn back the clock tonight in his Cleveland Browns debut when the Browns host the St. Louis Rams in their third preseason game - the regular-season dress rehearsal when starters typically see their final exhibition action.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, Nate Burleson, NFL Players, Detroit Lions, Miles Austin, Andrew Hawkins

11 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Friday's pregame: Early Lions fans like what they see with Caldwell

Ernie and Donna Bedard of Sarnia, Ontario, were two of the first in Ford Field for Friday's game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Golden Tate, Reggie Bush, NFL Players

Fri Aug 22, 2014

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, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Jacksonville Jaguars, Chad Henne, Blake Bortles, Denard Robinson, NFL Players

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, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Golden Tate, Reggie Bush, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh, Eric Ebron

The Detroit News

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

Detroit -- 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, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Corey Fuller, NFL Players, Jeremy Ross, Golden Tate, Ryan Broyles

New York Post

Top 50 fantasy football wide receivers, ranked

But before you go out and draft a quarterback and a bunch of wide receivers early, you should realize: It has affected nearly all QBs, making the pool of worthwhile fantasy scorers much deeper at that position.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Players, Josh Gordon, NFL Football, Denver Broncos, Demaryius Thomas, Wes Welker

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, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Montell Owens, Jed Collins, NFL Players, Corey Fuller, Ryan Broyles

Detroit News

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

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, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Jed Collins, Dan Orlovsky, Reggie Bush, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford

Thu Aug 21, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Bucs trade for help on offensive line

Trying to make the most of the last spots on the 53-man roster, the Bucs traded backup S Kelcie McCray to the Chiefs on Thursday in exchange for Rishaw Johnson , a backup offensive guard.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL Football, NFL Players, Rishaw Johnson, Miami Dolphins, Seattle Seahawks, Detroit Lions

BleacherReport

Fantasy Football 2014: Why I Would Take Demaryius Thomas over Calvin Johnson

Even prior to setting the NFL record for receiving yards in a single season in 2012, Calvin Johnson 's fantasy value was difficult to argue with.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Denver Broncos, NFL Players, Demaryius Thomas, Peyton Manning, Golden Tate

The Detroit News

Lions vs. Jags: 10 things to watch

The first two Lions' exhibition games were an effective appetizer for what will be a main course Friday night at Ford Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Montell Owens, Nate Freese, Nick Fairley, Giorgio Tavecchio

Acme Packing Company

2014 NFC North Preview: How Megatron Fooled the Detroit Lions' Front Office

Our guest contributor is back to scout the enemy with his third and final preview of the Packers' NFC North rival teams, this time looking to the East and giving his opinions on why Matthew Stafford is actually hurting the Lions offense instead of helping it.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFC, NFC North, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Rashean Mathis, Darius Slay

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, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Jacksonville Jaguars, Toby Gerhart

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, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Larry Warford, Dominic Raiola, Rob Sims, Reggie Bush, NFL Players

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Detroit News

Even Lions' Megatron will be a man in motion this season

Allen Park -- The Lions' offense this season will give defenses new looks on nearly every play.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Golden Tate, T.J Jones, Larry Warford, Ryan Broyles, NFL Players

ArizonaSports.com

Forbes: Larry Fitzgerald among most overpaid players in NFL

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald will receive approximately $1 million per game this season -- not to undermine the hundreds of hours of preparation put in during practice and training camp this year, along with his time spent in community engagement and, potentially, the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Larry Fitzgerald, NFL Football, NFL Players, Arizona Cardinals, Detroit Lions

Detroit Lions

NOTEBOOK: Lions hope Ziggy Ansah can play Friday

Tim Twentyman covers all the news from Wednesday's practice including Ziggy Ansah's potential to play, an expanded practice squad and more.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Jacksonville Jaguars, Allen Robinson, Alan Ball

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, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFC, NFC North, Golden Tate, Joique Bell, Darius Slay, NFL Players

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