1. 6 Biggest Takeaways from the Detroit Lions' OTAs

    The Detroit Lions are doing actual football things! Well, sort of. The players are only rocking shells (helmets) and shoes, but it's the closest we've seen to the real thing since January 4, 2015...

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  2. Detroit Lions: Creating the Blueprint for Optimal Offense in 2015

    The offense was the most frustrating part of the Detroit Lions ' 2014 run to the playoffs. The hope, however, is that offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi laid the foundation for future ...

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  3. Detroit Lions: Early Rookie Progress Reports

    Every player wants to hit the ground running as the new league year gets underway—none more so than the rookies. The Detroit Lions kicked off OTAs on the 26th, and everyone is excited to hear about how the shiny new toys are performing...

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  4. Detroit Lions: Full Position Breakdown and Depth-Chart Analysis at Quarterback

    The Detroit Lions have a quarterback controversy, but there won't be any national coverage. That's probably because Matthew Stafford 's job is secure...

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  5. 6 Detroit Lions Facing Make-or-Break Season in 2015

    Greek philosopher Heraclitus is famous for having said that "[c]hange is the only constant in life." Who knew that he was such a huge NFL fan? Every team in the NFL—including the Detroit Lions —is continuously in a state of flux...

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  6. 5 Detroit Lions Players Poised for a Breakout Campaign in 2015

    Seeds for the world's most important crops are hidden in a "Doomsday vault" in Norway, only to be busted out in case of a cataclysmic event...

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  7. Early Predictions for Detroit Lions' 2015 Training Camp Battles

    The NFL never sleeps. Ever. There's no stopping the machine, and we wouldn't have it any other way. Baseball is a fun distraction, but games 33 through 136 offer the type of redundancy usually reserved for government paperwork...

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  8. Detroit Lions' Biggest Obstacles to a Postseason Return

    The last time the Detroit Lions had consecutive playoff appearances, the Internet was just a gleam in Al Gore's eye. Now that goal is squarely in range in 2015...

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  9. Who Will Win Detroit Lions' Outside Linebacker Battle

    Is Tahir Whitehead out of a job? Because there unequivocally won't be a battle for the middle linebacker gig, according to head coach Jim Caldwell ( h/t Kyle Meinke of Mlive ...

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  10. The Most Intriguing Rookie Storylines Heading into Detroit Lions OTAs

    The newest Detroit Lions are marching their way through their first offseason. OTAs won't begin until the end of May, but the drama is already starting to simmer. Of course, not all storylines are created equal...

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  11. Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Each Detroit Lions Rookie

    What do you want to be when you grow up? The Detroit Lions rookies might not be faced with such an open-ended question, nor will their lives or careers be completely defined by 2015...

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  12. Projecting Detroit Lions' Most Heated Roster Battles This Offseason

    Kellen Moore will be the backup quarterback for the Detroit Lions . Now whether that will be the backup to the backup or the second-string signal-caller will be up for debate well into September...

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  13. Detroit Lions Veterans Who Have Been Put on Notice This Offseason

    Good teams deal with major upheaval from season to season. They churn the bottom of the roster in search of better talent, but the core will generally stay the same through the years...

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  14. Breaking Down Detroit Lions' Roster After the 2015 Draft

    The Detroit Lions roster has a different fit now that the NFL draft has passed. Some players who were comfortably in the fold just a couple of weeks ago will be forced to look over their shoulders at players better tailored for their positions...

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  15. An in-Depth Look at Detroit Lions' Most Intriguing Selection, Ameer Abdullah

    Ameer Abdullah is not Reggie Bush. And the Detroit Lions should be thankful. General manager Martin Mayhew tabbed the Nebraska product in the second round (54th overall) because he lost his former starting running back...

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  16. Detroit Lions' 2015 Draft: Aggregating Report Card Grades from Around the Web

    The passing of every NFL draft means grades are sprouting up all over the Internet. Lucky for you, I've aggregated five grades and opinions, and crafted them into an easy-to-use slideshow...

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  17. Detroit Lions: Complete 2015 NFL Draft Wrap-Up and Analysis

    The 2015 NFL draft took years to get here and a blink of the eye to pass. The ratio of hype to substance is on par with another sporting event that took place this weekend—the ...

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  18. Corey Robinson to Detroit Lions: Full Draft-Pick Breakdown

    After filling needs at almost every level of the draft, general manager Martin Mayhew was free to pick from any position to bolster his talented Detroit Lions roster...

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  19. Quandre Diggs to Detroit Lions: Full Draft-Pick Breakdown

    After exhausting all of the Detroit Lions ' pre -draft needs, general manager Martin Mayhew was free to follow his best-player-available approach in the sixth round, and the result was cornerback Quandre Diggs ...

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  20. Michael Burton to Detroit Lions: Full Draft-Pick Breakdown

    You never leave a draft without a fullback, and the Detroit Lions didn't want to look foolish by bucking that trend...

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  21. Gabe Wright to Detroit Lions: Full Draft-Pick Breakdown

    General manager Martin Mayhew is nothing if not aggressive. In his second trade of the 2015 NFL draft, the Detroit Lions jumped into the fourth round to grab Auburn Tigers defensive tackle Gabe Wright...

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  22. Detroit Lions Mock Draft: Updated Day 3 Predictions

    The Detroit Lions didn't mess around when it came to needs in this draft, leaving us poor souls who are mock drafting Day 3 to wonder which route they'll go...

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  23. Alex Carter to Detroit Lions: Full Draft-Pick Breakdown

    Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew continued to buck his straight-line best-player-available approach by moving up for cornerback Alex Carter in the third round of the 2015 NFL draft...

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  24. Ameer Abdullah to Detroit Lions: Full Draft-Pick Breakdown

    The narrative that the Detroit Lions need a home run-hitting back was officially declared dead when Ameer Abdullah's name spilled out of Chris Spielman's mouth...

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  25. Detroit Lions Mock Draft: Updated Day 2 Predictions

    I promised Thursday that I wouldn't do another Detroit Lions mock draft. You didn't actually believe me, did you? And besides, new news tweaked the whole back end of the draft...

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