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2 hrs ago | NFL

Seeking secondary star: Lions' draft needs

Roster weaknesses: Every team has them, and the draft is often the best way to address them.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFC, NFC North, Golden Tate, Dominic Raiola, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford

14 hrs ago | NFL

Golden Tate: Lions' offense will be a better fit than Seahawks'

In our NFC North Roster Reset , Gregg Rosenthal pointed out that Golden Tate was the Detroit Lions ' sole big addition this offseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFC, Seattle Seahawks, Golden Tate, NFC North, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford

21 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Sabin: Dez Bryant's progress has impressive, but here's what could derail it ...

Like Smith, Bryant is nearing a considerable pay raise. Bryant, who also made his first Pro Bowl appearance this year, is in the final year of his rookie deal.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Dallas Cowboys, NFL Players, Dez Bryant, Detroit Lions, NCAA Sports, NCAA Football, Arkansas Pine Bluff Golden Lions NCAA Football, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff NCAA, Matt Johnson

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Detroit News

Lions looking for 'high motor' guys, closers in draft

Whether they trade up, down or stay at No. 10, the Lions should find a player in the first round of this year's draft who can contribute immediately.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Stephen Tulloch, Golden Tate, Nick Fairley, NFL Players, Joseph Fauria

Detroit Free Press

Lions' Stafford is sixth-highest paid athlete in world, ahead of Brady, Bryant

In this Dec. 22, 2013 file photo, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford passes during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the New York Giants in Detroit.

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

NJ.com

CC Sabathia, Ryan Howard are among top 25 top paid athletes in the world

Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia is among the top 25 highest-paid athletes in the world.

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Related Topix: Sports, Boxing, More Sports, Floyd Mayweather Jr, Peyton Manning, NFL Players, Detroit Lions, NFL Football

BleacherReport

Should the Detroit Lions Trade Back in the Draft?

This NFL offseason has been full of talk about the Detroit Lions attempting to trade up from the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Golden Tate, NFL Players, Justin Gilbert, NCAA Sports, Oklahoma State Cowboys NCAA Football, Oklahoma State University NCAA, NCAA Football

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Canal Street Chronicles

NFL Mock Draft 2014: Detroit Lions Select Mike Evans

With the tenth overall pick in the 2014 Canal Street Chronicles community mock draft , the Detroit Lions select... The Detroit Lions are not in need of a first round wide receiver, per se.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Golden Tate, NFL Players, Kris Durham, Kevin Ogletree

Detroit Free Press

Drew Sharp: Suh no-show sends signal to Lions

Defensive tackle and team captain Ndamukong Suh forced new coach Jim Caldwell into damage-control mode when Suh blew off a voluntary workout last week.

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

NFLSpinZone

Eric Ebron visiting Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions two biggest needs following their decision to release Louis Delmas and Nate Burleson were at wide receiver and defensive back, but they made things murkier by adding pieces to fill those needs by signing James Ihedigbo at strong safety , re-signing Brandon Pettigrew at tight end, and then giving Golden Tate a big deal to give ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Nate Burleson, Golden Tate, Brandon Pettigrew, NFL Players, Joseph Fauria

Detroit News

Alabama's Clinton-Dix, Fresno State's Adams to Lions in McShay's two-round mock draft

Davante Adams caught 131 passes for 1,791 yards and 24 TD last season for Fresno State.

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

The Detroit News

Alabama's Clinton-Dix, Fresno State's Adams to Lions in McShay's two-round mock draft

Todd McShay's latest two-round mock draft for ESPN has an interesting combination of picks for the Lions.

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

MLive.com

Ask Kyle: What to make of Detroit Lions' Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley?

For a team that stars Calvin Johnson, perhaps the best receiver in the game, we sure do talk about the defensive tackles a lot.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Nick Fairley, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh, Golden Tate, Joique Bell

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Detroit News

Grand Valley State wide receiver vies for scouts' eye

Detroit -- Growing up in Linden, Brandan Green remembers going to Lions games at the beginning of wide receiver Calvin Johnson's career at Ford Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Stephfon Green, NCAA Sports, Pennsylvania State University NCAA, NCAA Football, Penn State Nittany Lions NCAA Football, NFL Players

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Detroit News

Pros outweigh the cons in Lions' pursuit of Sammy Watkins

Two questions I've been getting a lot lately: Is the Lions' interest in Clemson receiver Sammy Watkins a smokescreen and why are the Lions being so transparent about their interest in him? Take the second one first.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Golden Tate, NFL Players, Jaylen Watkins

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Detroit News

Lions' James Ihedigbo brings a champion's work ethic to early conditioning sessions

Allen Park -- You don't just join a new team and declare yourself a leader, and James Ihedigbo certainly understands that.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Baltimore Ravens, Golden Tate, Glover Quin, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Hometown Life

Dave Birkett: Detroit Lions seem willing to trade up to draft Clemson's Sammy Watkins

If the Detroit Lions want to land the best receiver in the draft, Clemson's Sammy Watkins, they'll have to trade up to get him.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Jahvid Best, Golden Tate, Nick Fairley, NFL Players, Titus Young

KTVN Reno

Lions' Stafford on the spot after coaching change

ALLEN PARK, Mich. - Matthew Stafford will be on the spot this year for the Detroit Lions, and the 26-year-old quarterback understands that.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Nate Burleson, Joique Bell, Brandon Pettigrew

CBS Local

Stafford: 'Nobody Puts More Pressure On Me Than I Do'

NOVEMBER 17: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions celebrates a second quarter touchdown with Matthew Stafford #9 while playing the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field on November 17, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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BleacherReport

NFL Draft 2014: Rumors and Predicted Landing Spots for Top Wide Receivers

With so many talented wide receivers in the 2014 NFL draft class, the rumors continue to swirl around them as teams figure out which prospects they'd like to try and bring in.

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Related Topix: Sports, Seattle Seahawks, NFL Football, Sidney Rice, NFL Players, Detroit Lions, Golden Tate

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