1. Retired NFL Lineman Damion Cook, 36, Dies Following Heart Attack

    Damion Cook, an undrafted offensive lineman who went on to play in parts of seven NFL seasons, died Friday after suffering an apparent heart attack. He was 36...

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  2. In 1st Year, Abdullah Just Wants to Contribute to Lions

    Ameer Abdullah doesn't have any lofty goals for his rookie season with the Detroit Lions . Not yet, at least...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 month ago 205 reads 0 comments

  3. Lions' Tomlinson: First 2 Months 'An Enlightenment'

    Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell cautioned not to read too much into the team's decision to play rookie Laken Tomlinson almost exclusively with the second-team offensive line this spring, and Tomlinson doesn't seem too bothered by it, either...

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  4. Detroit Lions' Darius Slay Improves Game by Studying NFL's Top Corners

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Darius Slay made a jump from being an inconsistent reserve cornerback as a rookie for the Detroit Lions to a promising starter in his second season...

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  5. La'el Collins Gave 'Great' Thought to Picking Lions

    The Detroit Lions took two offensive linemen and traded for a third during this year's NFL draft, and it turns out that they tried to add the year's most coveted undrafted rookie to their blocking haul, too...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 month ago 176 reads 0 comments

  6. Darryl Tapp Is a 'Force Multiplier' on Detroit Lions' Defensive Line

    ALLEN PARK -- The NFL is all about winning, at the end of the day, and careers are made or broken by a player's ability on the field.....

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  7. Watch: Stafford Gets Married, Shakes It on the Dance Floor

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  8. Ex-Lions Coach Tommy Hudspeth Dies at 83

    TORONTO – Tommy Hudspeth, a Detroit Lions coach in the 1970s who also coached in college at BYU and UTEP, has died at 83.....

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  9. Starting Over? Ngata Prob

    For nine years, Haloti Ngata was an anchor of the Baltimore Ravens defense from his nose tackle position...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 month ago 103 reads 0 comments

  10. 5 Positions Detroit Lions Must Address After 2015 Season

    Foresight isn't a lost art because it's never been found. History repeats itself far too often for people to claim they're thinking beyond that impulse pair of shoes or that Vegas trip that left them a bit short on rent...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 month ago 4,963 reads 18 comments

  11. Detroit Lions DL, Other Than Haloti Ngata and Ziggy Ansah, Are Unknown

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The names are gone. So are most of the high draft picks and a lot of the production the Detroit Lions were used to the past four seasons.....

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  12. Learning, Losing Help Lions' Caldwell Carve His Path

    It was 1984, and Colorado football coach Bill McCartney wanted his offensive assistants to find a new offense for a team that went 2-8-1 and 4-7 his first two seasons.....

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  13. Lions' Tate Still Has Sure Hands, Despite Negative Stat

    Golden Tate dropped six passes last year, according to Pro Football Focus, which was one more than he had in his first four NFL seasons combined.....

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  14. Detroit Lions: Full Position Breakdown and Depth-Chart Analysis at Cornerback

    Change can be both good and bad. Often times, we fear change, but it almost always works out for the better. That's exactly how the Detroit Lions ended up here. With Bill Bentley's release the longest-tenured CB in Detroit is Darius Slay...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 month ago 2,784 reads 6 comments

  15. Has Matthew Stafford's Accuracy Improved?

    Six years into his career, Matthew Stafford 's resume is impressive, but incomplete. The Lions ' star quarterback has yet to move past the wild-card round despite putting up heroic numbers in postseason play (703 yards, 4 TDs, 92...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 month ago 277 reads 1 comments

  16. After Playoff Season, Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford Has Goals to Set

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Matthew Stafford will escape for the next month or so. He'll head home to Atlanta . Maybe he'll go somewhere else before the start of training camp and the five-month grind of the NFL season begins in August...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 month ago 91 reads 0 comments

  17. Lions' Prater Wants to Handle Kickoffs This Year

    One of Matt Prater's first jobs in the NFL was as a kickoff specialist for the Denver Broncos . After not handling kickoffs last year for the first time since he broke into the league, ...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 month ago 41 reads 0 comments

  18. Seidel: New Attitude for LB Van Noy, Ready to Prove Worth

    Who's the new guy? This guy wearing No. 53 for the Lions ? There he is, coming off the edge and pressuring the quarterback.....

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  19. Lions Rookies Learn Golf Etiquette

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  20. Lions' Rashean Mathis, Darius Slay Doing Their Best 'Rocky' Impression

    When the Detroit Lions were wrapping up minicamp around noon last Thursday, town cars were already lined up to whisk players away to the far corners of the globe...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 month ago 573 reads 0 comments

  21. Detroit Lions' Offseason State of the Union

    When the president gives his annual State of the Union speech, pundits break down every syllable and search for nuanced meaning. You're never going to get anything close to that from the Detroit Lions ' braintrust...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 month ago 4,544 reads 18 comments

  22. Laken Tomlinson Appears Ready for Detroit Lions

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  23. Expectations High for Caldwell's Second Season in Detroit

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  24. Stafford Says There's 'No Question' Lions' Offense Is Making Strides

    Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford 's statistics have gone in the wrong direction since his breakout 2011 season, with his passing yardage trending downward each year and a failure to come close to the 41 touchdowns or 97...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 month ago 369 reads 0 comments

  25. Lions' Reid Is a 'New Guy,' and Suh Deserves the Credit

    Before he emerged as the biggest winner of last week's minicamp, Detroit Lions defensive tackle Caraun Reid spent the early part of the off-season palling around with Ndamukong Suh...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 month ago 110 reads 0 comments