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1 hr ago | USA Today

First-round fantasy busts that should rebound

One of the primary reasons for the rise in popularity of the Zero-RB strategy in fantasy drafts this year is the high bust rate for first-round running backs in 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Houston Texans, Doug Martin, Buffalo Bills

5 hrs ago | ESPN

Demaryius Thomas will rise in #NFLRank

ESPN used over seven dozen voters from the network's many NFL platforms as well as Football Outsiders and Pro Football Focus to rank the league's Top 100 players on offense and Top 100 players on defense.

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

9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

2014 Fantasy Draft Top 200 players & running back LeSean McCoy is No. 1

With a week to go before the kickoff of the 2014 NFL season, running back LeSean McCoy of the Philadelphia Eagles is the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Philadelphia Eagles, LeSean McCoy, NFL Players

13 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Detroit 23, Buffalo 0: Moore aces final exam in trying to make Lions' roster

Tough roster decisions ahead for Lions after exhib...: Lions head coach Jim Caldwell talks after the Lions' 23-0 shutout of the Buffalo Bills.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Kellen Moore, NFL Players, Jeremy Ross, Andrew Peacock, Reggie Bush

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Detroit News

Lions competition at receiver remains fierce as cutdown looms

Ryan Broyles' eight catches and 113 yards led the Lions in the first three exhibition games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Ryan Broyles, NFL Players, Golden Tate, Andrew Peacock, Corey Fuller

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, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Jeremy Ross, Kellen Moore, Corey Fuller, Ashlee Palmer, NFL Players

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions odds: 33-to-1 to win Super Bowl XLIX, plus more

The Detroit Lions open the 2014 NFL season with 33-to-1 odds to win Super Bowl XLIX, according to analysts at MyTopSportsbooks.com.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh, Matthew Stafford, Kyle Van Noy, Eric Ebron

Detroit News

Lions resting 11 starters vs. Bills, including Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson

The Lions are giving 11 starters the night off in tonight's exhibition finale against the Buffalo Bills as they'll give back-end players a chance to compete for a spot on the 53-man roster.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Ashlee Palmer, Tahir Whitehead, Kyle Van Noy

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, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Nick Fairley, Dan Orlovsky, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh, Eric Ebron

MLive.com

Tailback, receiver jobs could still be in play when Detroit Lions close preseason in...

Calvin Johnson likely won't play Thursday night when the Detroit Lions close the exhibition season on the road against the Buffalo Bills.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Buffalo Bills

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Daily Herald

Green, Reams extend the wideout megatrend

I made my one allowed keeper from last year's team Megatron, the amazing Calvin Johnson, a 6-foot-5 wide receiver for the Detroit Lions.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons, High School Football, Illinois High School Football

Detroit Free Press

Lions-Bills: Five things to watch Thursday night

Broyles? Durham? Ogletree? Whom will Lions keep?: Detroit Free Press sports writers Dave Bitkett and Carlos Monarrez talk Detroit Lions receivers before NFL cut day.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Mikel Leshoure, NFL Players, Ryan Broyles, Tahir Whitehead, Kyle Van Noy

Philly.com

2014 Fantasy Football Rankings: Wide Receivers

This is the third in a series of posts ranking players' fantasy potential for the 2014 NFL season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Players, NFL Football, Denver Broncos, Brandon Marshall, Demaryius Thomas, Peyton Manning

The Times-Tribune

Bargain picks often drive winning teams

There was one for $99 and an employee advised not to get it. "That thing will only last a year," he said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Indianapolis Colts, Joique Bell, NFL Players, Golden Tate, Reggie Bush

Detroit Free Press

Bush appreciates rest from Caldwell as season nears

Reggie Bush has missed two of the Detroit Lions last three practices, but the running back said during an appearance to promote the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens today that there's nothing wrong with him physically.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Reggie Bush, NFL Players, Dominic Raiola, Rob Sims

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Detroit News

Lions' reliable Dominic Raiola driven to excel

Allen Park -- As a second-round pick, Lions center Dominic Raiola wasn't in danger of being cut during his first training camp in 2001.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Dominic Raiola, NFL Players, Eric Beverly, Giorgio Tavecchio, Reggie Bush

USA Today

Lions have depth at WR for a change

"I'm out here making plays," Broyles said. "I feel confident in what I've shown this preseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Jeremy Ross, Kris Durham, Golden Tate, Corey Fuller, NFL Players

Click Orlando

Dez Bryant: No contract talks once season begins

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Dallas Cowboys, NFL Players, Dez Bryant, Detroit Lions

BleacherReport

Can Calvin Johnson Surpass NFL Legends in 2014?

It seems like Calvin Johnson has been in the league for just a few seasons, but he's entering his eighth year in the NFL .

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

Sun Aug 24, 2014

BleacherReport

Detroit Lions: What We've Learned Through Week 3 of Preseason

The Detroit Lions are now finished with their first three preseason games. A pair of 13-12 home wins and a last-minute road loss to the Oakland Raiders have provided revealing glimpses into what the 2014 regular season is probably going to look like.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Isa Abdul-Quddus, James Ihedigbo, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Golden Tate

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