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26 min ago | Detroit Free Press

Lions' Matthew Stafford ranked No. 71 offensive player in NFL by ESPN

Matthew Stafford is the highest-ranked offensive player in the NFL, according to ESPN.com -- at least so far.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Players, Jay Cutler

Wed Aug 20, 2014

NFLSpinZone

Calvin Johnson, Torrey Smith set to expand roles

Aug 2, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson during training camp at the Lions training facility.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Baltimore Ravens, Detroit Lions, Torrey Smith, Calvin Johnson, NFL Players, Golden Tate

BleacherReport

Making the Call on the Detroit Lions' Hardest Remaining Cuts

The Detroit Lions , like all NFL teams, must trim the roster from 90 players down to 75 by 4 p.m. ET on August 26. Between now and then, there is still one more preseason game, a Friday night home date with the Jacksonville Jaguars .

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Kris Durham, DeJon Gomes, Nevin Lawson, Chris Greenwood, NFL Players

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Detroit News

Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford poised to take the next step

'I'm not any faster, I don't think,' the Lions quarterback said, tongue in cheek, Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Glover Quin, Reggie Bush, NFL Players, Bill Bentley, Eric Ebron

MLive.com

NFL expands practice squads to 10 players, alters eligibility requirements

Under the NFL's new practice squad rules, quarterback Kellen Moore would be eligible, assuming he clears waivers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Kellen Moore, NFL Players, Ryan Broyles, Chris Greenwood, Dan Orlovsky

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions' Raiola, Stafford share advice for Johnny Manziel

Dominic Raiola knows a thing or two about middle fingers, so naturally, the Detroit Lions' center had a message for Johnny Manziel after the rookie quarterback was caught flipping the bird on national TV on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Dominic Raiola

WJRT

Latest Michigan sports

Coach Brady Hoke says in a statement Monday that while second chances are certainly deserved, sometimes it's better for everyone if that occurs somewhere else.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL Players, Blake Bortles

SidelionReport

Scanning the Savanna: Detroit Lions News and Notes

Aug 15, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush is tackled by Oakland Raiders free safety Charles Woodson in the first quarter at O.co Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Rashean Mathis, Reggie Bush, NFL Players, Jason Jones (Tennessee Titans), Ndamukong Suh

Detroit Free Press

Lions' secondary starters keeping offenses in check

Detroit Lions impressed by 'hungry' George Winn: Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell discusses running back George Winn's strong preseason Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Golden Tate, Rashean Mathis, James Ihedigbo, Ashlee Palmer, NFL Players

Mon Aug 18, 2014

BleacherReport

Breaking Down Matthew Stafford's Great Performance Against Oakland

The Detroit Lions stormed into the Black Hole in Oakland with a dominant performance by the first-team offense.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, NFL Players, Kris Durham, Golden Tate, Reggie Bush

CBS Local

Top 20 NFL Fantasy Wide Receivers For 2014

Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions stiff arms Mark Barron #23 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after a second quarter catch at Ford Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Calvin Johnson, NFL Players, Mark Barron, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

MLive.com

Raffle will benefit Three Rivers High School alum Chandler McBride, paralyzed in pool accident

The ultimate goal of Dave McClain's fundraiser has been slightly altered but the driving force remains the same: Find a way to make life easier for Chandler McBride .

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Calvin Johnson, NFL Players

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Carlos Monarrez: Orlovsky looks a lot like Stafford's backup, field adviser

Dan Orlovsky, 31, will be part of an experiment to provide strategic advice to quarterback Matthew Stafford.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Dan Orlovsky, NFL Players, Kellen Moore, James Franklin, Nick Fairley

BleacherReport

Detroit Lions: What We've Learned Through Week 2 of Preseason

The Detroit Lions have two preseason games in the books. Both contests came down to the final minutes, a 13-12 victory over Cleveland in the opener and a 27-26 loss in Oakland in Week 2. Between those two games and the training camp sessions, we've learned quite a bit about these Lions.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFC, NFC North, NFL Players, Nick Fairley, James Ihedigbo, Jonte Green

SidelionReport

Golden Tate a Welcome Addition to Detroit Lions' Thin Receiving Corps

Some national media folks considered the Lions drafting of Eric Ebron with the 10th overall pick to be overkill after securing prized wide receiver free agent Golden Tate .

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Golden Tate, NFL Players, Calvin Johnson, Brandon Pettigrew, Kris Durham

Northwest Herald

TAKE 2: Bears' preseason isn't all that it's cracked up to be

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler passes the ball in the first quarter Thursday against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Soldier Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Jay Cutler, NFL Players, Jacksonville Jaguars, Detroit Lions

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Detroit News

Quarterback Dan Orlovsky bounces back for Lions

After a lackluster showing in the exhibition opener, Lions backup quarterback Dan Orlovsky said he wasn't feeling any pressure.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Dan Orlovsky, NFL Players, Jeremy Ross, Kellen Moore, Ryan Broyles

NewsOK.com

Fantasy football preview 2014: Top 32 quarterbacks

Quarterbacks score the most points, but it's a gamble to select a quarterback early.

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

SidelionReport

Friday Penalties Proof That Old Habits May Still Die Hardest For Detroit Lions

Oct 6, 2013; Green Bay, WI, USA; A pink penalty flag lies on the field during the game between the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Nevin Lawson, NFL Players, Green Bay Packers

NFL

Raiders facing reality check with Schaub, Carr

Oakland's 33-year-old starting quarterback endured four drives against a swarming Detroit pass rush before giving way to rookie Derek Carr in Friday night's 27-26 win over the Lions .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders, Derek Carr, NFL Players, James Jones, Detroit Lions, James Ihedigbo

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