1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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...

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  4. Players to Watch in the Lions vs. Raiders Preseason Game

    The Detroit Lions head to Oakland to face the Raiders in the second preseason contest for both teams. What: Detroit Lions at Oakland Raiders When: Friday Aug. 15, 10 p...

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  5. Detroit Lions: Questions That Must Still Be Answered This Preseason

    The Detroit Lions are wrapping up training camp and preparing for their second preseason game this Friday in Oakland . After a few weeks of team functions, there are still a handful of questions that need to be answered before the season opener...

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  6. Breaking Down the Eric Ebron and Kyle Van Noy Preseason Debuts

    The Detroit Lions are counting on big impacts from their top two draft picks, tight end Eric Ebron and linebacker Kyle Van Noy ...

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  7. Kellen Moore States His Case to Become Lions Backup Quarterback

    While most of the football world focused on Cleveland's backup (for now) quarterback, the Detroit Lions ' own backup situation featured a clear shakeup...

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  8. Breaking Down the Detroit Lions' Initial Depth Chart

    NFL teams are required to release "official" depth charts periodically. On Tuesday, the Detroit Lions published their first edition for the 2014 campaign. There aren't many surprises among the starting lineups...

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  9. Detroit Lions: What to Watch for in Preseason Game Action

    The Detroit Lions kick off their four-game preseason slate by hosting Johnny Manziel and the Cleveland Browns this Saturday...

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  10. Detroit Lions Training Camp: Week 2 Stock Report

    The Detroit Lions are knee deep in the second week of training camp, preparing for Saturday's preseason kickoff against the Cleveland Browns ...

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  11. Detroit Lions: What We've Learned Through Week 1 of Training Camp

    The Detroit Lions were the last NFL team to kick off training camp, waiting until this past Monday to start the summer practice sessions. Since then, the team has been quite busy...

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  12. Will Eric Ebron Be Ready to Impact the Lions in Week 1?

    The Detroit Lions invested heavily in Eric Ebron when the team selected him No. 10 overall in May's draft...

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  13. 5 Detroit Lions Veterans Who Could Be Camp Casualties

    For some veteran Detroit Lions , training camp might be the unexpected end of their tenure in the den. Between now and the Week 1 kickoff against the New York Giants , Detroit will cut many players...

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  14. Detroit Lions Training Camp: Week 1 Stock Report

    Two days of training camp are now in the books for the Detroit Lions , the last team to kick off the annual rite of summer football passage...

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  15. Detroit Lions: First Impressions from Training Camp

    The Detroit Lions were the last NFL team to kick off training camp. Mercifully, the action finally commenced on Monday afternoon at the team's practice facility in Allen Park...

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  16. Analyzing Detroit Lions' Season Win Predictions

    This is the time of year where all sorts of folks release NFL season predictions. From glossy magazines to respected analysts tweeting out pics of a spreadsheet, there are tons of quality opinions out there...

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  17. Ranking the 8 Biggest Upgrades Detroit Made This Offseason

    Change is a constant factor in the NFL , and the Detroit Lions made several this offseason in an attempt to break through to the ever-elusive playoff victory...

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  18. Detroit Lions Training Camp: 5 Early Storylines to Watch

    The Detroit Lions will be the last team to kick off training camp, as they do not have their first practice until next Monday, July 28...

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  19. Detroit Lions Training Camp To-Do List

    Training camp is nearly upon us! After a month of grueling inactivity, the Detroit Lions kick off the summer rite of football passage this week. There will be many things to watch as the Lions prepare for the 2014 NFL season...

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  20. Matthew Stafford Can Find Blueprint for Success in Drew Brees, Saints Offense

    Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has already proven he can put up eye-popping statistics...

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  21. Projected Detroit Lions Final 53-Man Roster, Pre-Training Camp Edition

    Training camp kicks off in less than two weeks for the Detroit Lions , and the preseason quickly follows. Between now and the Week 1 contest with the New York Giants , the Lions must whittle down the roster from 90 to just 53 players...

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  22. 3 Different NFL Draft Decisions and How They Would Alter the Detroit Lions

    The Detroit Lions are perfectly happy with their 2014 NFL draft class after two months. The franchise is excited about what impact guys like Eric Ebron can make...

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  23. Predicting the Last 5 In, Last 5 out for Detroit's Final 53-Man Roster

    July is upon us, and that means training camp is close and preseason quick to follow. For the Detroit Lions and the other 31 NFL teams, one of the most important facets of those offseason activities is to sort out the bottom of the 53-man roster...

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  24. 8 Players Who Might Find Themselves on Detroit's Practice Squad in 2014

    Every NFL team has a practice squad, a group of up to eight players who are not eligible for active game duty but are part of the team...

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  25. Detroit Lions Most Under and Overrated Offseason Additions

    It's been a pretty busy offseason for the Detroit Lions . In addition to the typical inflow and outflow of players, the team also changed much of the coaching staff...

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