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Thursday | Detroit Free Press

Can Mikel Leshoure find a role in Detroit Lions' backfield?

Since he led the Detroit Lions with 215 carries, 798 yards and nine rushing touchdowns in 2012, running back Mike Leshoure has had two carries for nine yards in the regular season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Montell Owens, Jed Collins, NFL Players, Theo Riddick

Thursday | Big Cat Country

Jaguars preseason 2014: Lions secondary could be just what Blake Bortles needs

We asked Sean Yuille of Pride of Detroit five questions about the Jaguars preseason matchup against the Lions on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Montell Owens, Jacksonville Jaguars, Rashean Mathis, Ashlee Palmer, NFL Players

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Pride of Detroit

Lions 53-man roster prediction: Pre-Jaguars game edition

WR TJ Jones WR Kevin Ogletree WR Corey Fuller WR Pat Edwards WR Andrew Peacock WR Conner Vernon DE George Johnson in, RB Mikel Leshoure out - I know there has been a lot of talk about George Winn potentially beating out Mikel Leshoure for a roster spot , but I don't have either player making the team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Kevin Ogletree, NFL Players, George Johnson, Giorgio Tavecchio, Jonte Green

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Pride of Detroit

The Seattle Connection

A CFL linebacker. The most notorious athlete in America. The connections exist and the NFL conceals them.

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Related Topix: Sports, Seattle Seahawks, NFL Football, Detroit Lions, Golden Tate, NFL Players, Kyle Van Noy, Kris Durham

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions' running game off to slow start, but they're not worried

The Detroit Lions rank 30th in the NFL in rushing at the midpoint of the preseason, but no one is sounding alarms about their ground game just yet.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Joique Bell, Reggie Bush, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Theo Riddick

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Pride of Detroit

Is George Winn pushing Mikel Leshoure out of a roster spot?

The battle between the Detroit Lions' George Winn and Mikel Leshoure for a roster spot at running back is starting to get quite interesting.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Joique Bell, Reggie Bush, Theo Riddick

ESPN

Detroit Lions' projected roster

Orlovsky all but sealed up the No. 2 quarterback job with his play Saturday night at Oakland, where he looked much more comfortable handling Joe Lombardi's offense.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Andrew Peacock, Corey Fuller, Chad Abram, Travis Swanson, NFL Players

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Dave Birkett: Fairley last hope for Lions to cash in on 2011 draft

Defensive tackle Nick Fairley is talented, but has a questionable work ethic. He had a subpar game Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Nick Fairley, NFL Players, Golden Tate, Ryan Broyles, Calvin Johnson

Pride of Detroit

Lions notes: More on Friday's game against Raiders

Take note that Kris Durham , Kevin Ogletree and Eric Ebron started on offense and George Johnson and C.J. Mosley started on defense.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Nick Fairley, George Johnson, Rob Sims, Larry Webster, NFL Players

Detroit News

Raiders' late drive hands Lions exhibition defeat

Matthew Stafford and the first-team offense moved quickly and efficiently, but the Lions lost 27-26 to the Oakland Raiders in an exhibition Friday night at the O.co Coliseum after the backups struggled in the second half.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Golden Tate, Dan Orlovsky, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Eric Ebron

Fri Aug 15, 2014

SidelionReport

Detroit Lions Preseason: Who To Watch For Against Oakland

Aug 9, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions wide receiver Corey Fuller celebrates his touchdown with teammates during the fourth quarter against the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Corey Fuller, Dominic Raiola, Ryan Broyles, Calvin Johnson, NFL Players

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Detroit News

Lions at Raiders: 10 things to watch

Quarterback Dan Orlovsky is still the favorite to be Matthew Stafford's backup this season, but he struggled last week, going 12-of-23 for 89 yards.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Kellen Moore, Dan Orlovsky, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Eric Ebron

Wed Aug 13, 2014

MLive.com

Detroit Lions training camp roundup: Defensive line, once again, at center of attention

This time it's Fairley who is dancing in the spotlight, after his demotion to the second team carried into a second consecutive practice.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Ezekiel Ansah, NFL Players, Nick Fairley, Jerome Couplin

Mon Aug 11, 2014

SidelionReport

Running Back George Winn Making A Case For Roster Inclusion With Detroit Lions

Dec 27, 2012; Charlotte, NC, USA; Cincinnati Bearcats running back George Winn runs the ball during the third quarter against the Duke Blue Devils in the Belk Bowl at Bank of America Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NCAA Sports, Cincinnati Bearcats NCAA Football, NCAA Football, University of Cincinnati NCAA, Joique Bell, Reggie Bush, NFL Players, Theo Riddick

MLive.com

Detroit Lions' Joseph Fauria showing signs of becoming better all-around player

Joseph Fauria burst onto the stage last season with seven touchdown catches. But he also faded in the season's second half, and was used almost exclusively as a red-zone option.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Joseph Fauria, Brandon Pettigrew, Cleveland Browns

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Rant Sports

5 Takeaways From the Detroit Lions' Preseason Opener

In a battle filled with mostly field goals, the Lions defeated the Cleveland Browns 13-12 in what was mostly an ugly offensive performance for both teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Kris Durham, Ryan Broyles, Dan Orlovsky, NFL Players

Fri Aug 08, 2014

MLive.com

Mikel Leshoure excited to see the field again, whether or not he's trade bait

Mikel Leshoure has received a somewhat surprising number of first-team reps with the Detroit Lions in training camp.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Joique Bell, Reggie Bush, Theo Riddick

Thu Aug 07, 2014

ESPN

Fullback should have larger role with Lions

ALLEN PARK, Mich. It is a position that on the face of things is disappearing from the highest levels of football.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Jed Collins, NFL Players, Montell Owens, Chad Abram, Reggie Bush

MLive.com

Detroit Lions camp notes: Open practice at Ford Field has disappointing turnout

But fans maybe took the environmental approach too far, opting to save gas and stay home.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Don Carey, Chris Greenwood, NFL Players, Bill Bentley, Joseph Fauria

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Lions Gab: Breaking down the NFC North, position by position

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford hugs Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers after an NFL football game at Ford Field in Detroit, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC North, Detroit Lions, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson, Reggie Bush

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