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11 hrs ago | Rant Sports

5 Most Surprising Detroit Lions Roster Cuts of 2014

Final cut day is always one of the tougher days in any offseason, and yesterday, the Detroit Lions had to let go some good players who were talented.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Rodney Austin, Chris Greenwood, Travis Swanson, NFL Players, Andre Fluellen

Sat Aug 30, 2014

SidelionReport

Detroit Lions 2015 NFL Draft Watch List: Week 1

Jan 3, 2014; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Clemson Tigers defensive end Vic Beasley sacks Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Braxton Miller in the second half of the 2014 Orange Bowl college football game at Sun Life Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Clemson Tigers NCAA Football, NCAA Sports, Vic Beasley, Clemson University NCAA, NCAA Football

Pride of Detroit

Lions roster cuts: Mikel Leshoure released

The Detroit Lions have decided to part ways with running back Mikel Leshoure. Follow all of the Lions' moves as they get down to 53 players with our roster cuts tracker .

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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Rant Sports

Grading Each of the Detroit Lions' Eight 2014 Draft Picks After Preseason

Detroit had eight picks in the 2014 NFL Draft, and while TE Eric Ebron made all the headlines at No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Nevin Lawson, Larry Webster, Travis Swanson, NFL Players, Kyle Van Noy

MLive.com

Projecting the Detroit Lions' 53-man roster

Detroit has until 4 p.m. Saturday to whittle its roster from 75 players down to 53. Jim Caldwell and the coaching staff will have a strong say in the matter, but final decisions will be made by general manager Martin Mayhew.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Eric Ebron, Travis Lewis, Devin Taylor, Joseph Fauria

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Lions resting most of their starters tonight vs. Bills

The Detroit Lions are sitting most of their starters for tonight's preseason finale against the Buffalo Bills, including Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson and Ndamukong Suh.

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

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, Calvin Johnson, Dan Orlovsky, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh, Eric Ebron

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Lions' 'Madden' ratings: Calvin Johnson near perfect

"Madden 15" is out. The Detroit Lions' team rating is 80, and here's how some of their players scored: CALVIN JOHNSON: 99 He got 95-99 for speed, catching, jumping, spectacular catch and catch in traffic.

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

Detroit Free Press

Entire Lions D-line finally intact, and looked very good vs. Jags

Predicting the Detroit Lions roster on defense: Free Press sports writers Dave Birkett and Carlos Monarrez discuss whether the Lions should keep George Johnson, Darryl Tapp or both on their 53-man roster.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Jason Jones (Tennessee Titans), George Johnson, Darryl Tapp, NFL Players, Ndamukong Suh

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Rant Sports

Predicting the Detroit Lions' Final 53-Man Roster For 2014 Season

All teams have until Aug. 26 to trim down their rosters to 75 players and until Aug. 30 to reach the standard 53-man roster.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Isa Abdul-Quddus, Glover Quin, Cassius Vaughn, Dominic Raiola, NFL Players

Sun Aug 24, 2014

MLive.com

George Johnson looks like he'll make the Detroit Lions, but knows the ugly side of cut day

Nate Ness, Aaron Hester and George Johnson were supposed to be camp bodies. Guys to beat on for a few weeks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, George Johnson, NFL Players, Ezekiel Ansah, Devin Taylor, Darryl Tapp

Detroit Free Press

Drew Sharp: When will Lions finally learn real discipline?

An official flags the Lions' Corey Fuller during a Mikel Leshoure run Friday. The Lions had 15 penalties.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Mikel Leshoure, Corey Fuller, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford, Ndamukong Suh

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Detroit Free Press

The 'Stevies': Nick Fairley, David Price and more

Each week, Steve Schrader hands out 'Stevies' to the best, worst and weirdest from the week that was in sports.

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

Detroit News

Lions' George Johnson working on consistency to impress coaches

In a group of defensive linemen that includes Ndamukong Suh, Ezekiel Ansah and Nick Fairley, it's sometimes difficult to stand out.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, George Johnson, NFL Players, Ezekiel Ansah, Ndamukong Suh, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Alabama Live

Nick Fairley attributes weight gain to "eating," plans to earn back starting spot

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley sits on the bench during an NFL preseason game against the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field in Detroit on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, NFL Players, Nick Fairley, Ndamukong Suh, Cleveland Browns

Detroit Free Press

Lack of sacks not a concern for Lions' defensive line

The Lions have mustered an NFL-worst one sack midway through the exhibition season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Xavier Proctor, Jason Jones (Tennessee Titans), NFL Players, Kyle Van Noy, Ndamukong Suh

Detroit Free Press

Ticker: So who's overranked, Nick Fairley or the Wolverines?

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley watches during NFL football practice in Allen Park, Mich., Tuesday, June 3, 2014.

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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Detroit News

Lions vs. Jags: 10 things to watch

Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson will play for the first time during the exhibition season Friday against the Jaguars.

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

MLive.com

Detroit Lions' Ndamukong Suh easily the guy NFL players least want to fight, per ESPN poll

ESPN conducted one of their anonymous player polls , which are always pretty interesting, and found that Suh is the guy players would least like to fight.

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

NFLSpinZone

NFC North Teams as WWE Superstars

Two of my greatest loves in life are football and pro wrestling. It is rare to get the opportunity to combine the two, but this series will do that as I will find the WWE doppelganger for every NFL franchise.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC North, Chicago Bears, Adrian Peterson (Chicago Bears), NFL Players, Detroit Lions, Reggie Bush

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