1. Lions' Pro Bowl Contingent a Measure of Team's Success

    When Matthew Stafford and Golden Tate were named as injury replacements for the Pro Bowl last week, it gave the Lions their biggest All-Star haul in more than a decade...

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  2. Darius Slay Could Be Next Big Thing for Detroit Lions

    Calvin Johnson, Ndamukong Suh and Matthew Stafford formed the nucleus that helped pull the Detroit Lions out of their historic struggles in the late aughts...

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  3. Detroit Lions' Top Free-Agency Targets at Cornerback

    One of the questions facing the Detroit Lions as they tackle the NFL offseason is figuring out who will start at cornerback opposite Darius Slay. Slay (pictured) took a big step forward in his second season...

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  4. Lions OC Lombardi Had to Learn How to Use Megatron

    Joe Lombardi went through the fire this season as Detroit's first-year play-caller. The Lions offensive coordinator recently acknowledged that one of his bigger challenges was learning how to best use All Pro wideout Calvin Johnson...

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  5. Ryan Broyles Likely Down to Final Chance with Lions

    To listen to Martin Mayhew, Ryan Broyles' run with the Detroit Lions isn't over — it only looks that way...

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  6. Lions' Mathis Wants to Play Another Season (or More)

    Rashean Mathis was asked the same question roughly a half-dozen times after he cleaned out his locker at the Detroit Lions ' Allen Park training facility earlier this month: Do you ...

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  7. Detroit Lions Could Fill Backup QB Role Via NFL Draft

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  8. QB Bryce Petty Catches Lions' Attention at Senior Bowl

    Mobile, Ala. — The Lions considered drafting a quarterback in 2014 to find Matthew Stafford 's long-term backup, but some of the guys they wanted went off the board before some of their late-round picks...

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  9. Mel Kiper Jr. Regrades Lions' 2014 Draft

    If you've spent a bunch of time around here the last month or so, you know my opinion of the Detroit Lions ' 2014 draft.....

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  10. Lions Eager to Watch Travis Swanson's Progression

    MOBILE, Ala. – In a conference call with reporters this week, Dominic Raiola said the Lions are in great hands at center with Travis Swanson. Raiola was informed last week by Lions brass that he wouldn't be back next year for a 15th season...

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  11. Why Detroit Lions Must Absolutely Draft Trae Waynes

    Rashean Mathis paired with Darius Slay in 2014 to give the Detroit Lions their best cornerback duo in decades...

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  12. Could Danny Shelton Help Fill Void Left by Loss of Ndamukong Suh for the Lions?

    The Detroit Lions may be losing defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh in the offseason, as he will be one of the most coveted free agents on the market...

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  13. Senior Bowl a Valuable Tool for Martin Mayhew

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  14. Ex-Teammate: Swanson Great Leader Who'll 'Kick People in the Pants'

    Mobile, Ala. — With the Lions choosing not to re-up with center Dominic Raiola after 14 seasons, the Travis Swanson era will begin in 2015.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 4 days ago 78 reads 0 comments

  15. Pro Bowl 'Far From' Matthew Stafford's Ultimate Objective

    Mobile, Ala. — Lions coach Jim Caldwell said it will be "quite an honor" for Matthew Stafford to play in his first Pro Bowl Sunday...

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  16. Bucs' McCoy: 'Mutant' Suh Is the Best DT in NFL

    Gerald McCoy signed the richest contract for a defensive tackle in NFL history in October, but he said that the man who's about to top his deal is the best player at his position right now...

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  17. Caldwell: Stafford Pro Bowl Selection 'Pretty Special'

    Matthew Stafford will play in his first Pro Bowl on Sunday after four of the original six quarterbacks chosen for the game pulled out because of injuries or, in Tom Brady's case, their Super Bowl commitment...

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  18. Kiper: DT Is 'Major, Major Priority' for Lions

    It's early — early as in they haven't even played the Super Bowl yet — but a trend is developing for the Detroit Lions in NFL mock drafts: defensive lineman, considering they might be losing Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley...

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  19. Lions Have to Look at Defensive Line in Draft

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  20. Detroit Lions Will Have a Lot of Options at Tailback in NFL Draft

    The last time the Detroit Lions running game was this bad was 2008. And we all remember what happened that year...

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  21. Lions Planning for Teryl Austin's Return Next Season

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  22. Detroit Lions Are in Good Hands with Travis Swanson at Center

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  23. Detroit Lions Free Agents: Ranking Re-Sign Priorities

    The Detroit Lions have a large list of free agents who will require decisions. General manager Martin Mayhew has already made one decision public, so I decided to help him by ranking ...

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  24. Detroit Lions Report Card: Secondary Blows Away Expectations

    The Detroit Lions have wrapped up the 2014 season. Over the next several days, MLive.com reporters Justin Rogers and Kyle Meinke will hand out grades for each of the team's position groups...

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  25. Dominic Raiola Speaks: 'I Still Think I Can Play'

    MOBILE, Ala. – Dominic Raiola won't commit to playing a 15th NFL season. He needs another team to offer him a job first...

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