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Ex-Lions center Travis Swanson announces retirement

NFL.com (Bergman, Jeremy) — Travis Swanson is retiring from professional football. The free-agent center announced Saturday that he is walking away from the game after four years with the Lions and one with the Dolphins.
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Former Chiefs coach Gunther Cunningham dead at 72

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Former Chiefs head coach and long-time assistant Gunther Cunningham passed away at the age of 72. For more than 30 years, Cunningham was a staple personality among the NFL coaching world.
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Lions' Kerryon Johnson looking to build off rookie year

NFL.com (Teope, Herbie) — Lions running back Kerryon Johnson's 2018 campaign ended prematurely after suffering a knee injury. Johnson is motivated to build off last year's success as he begins his second season.
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Blog Articles

Open thread: Who is the most underrated player on the Lions?

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Which Lions player is underappreciated? Now is the season of discontent. As fans continue to get more and more hyped with the 2019 Detroit Lions , more and more lists and predictions will...
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Ask POD: Overreacting to OTAs

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Mailbag question time! The Detroit Lions have completed the first round of Organized Team Activities, and considering it has almost been a full five months since we’ve seen anything...
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POLL: Who will be the Lions’ 4th receiver on the final roster?

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Which Lions depth receiver will emerge as the top backup? Based on recent news, the Detroit Lions must not exactly be thrilled with their wide receiver group right now. This week, they...
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Notes: Lions receiving respectable returns from 2016 draft

Pride of Detroit (Andrew Kato) — No household names, but a fine group of contributors nonetheless. While much of the attention recently has been focused on the two newest crops of rookies brought in during the Matt Patricia era...
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Jahlani Tavai is taking things ‘day by day’

Pride of Detroit (Mansur Shaheen) — The rookie is taking things slow in his first taste of the NFL. Jahlani Tavai is entering a whole new world. The Detroit Lions linebacker and 2019 second-round pick is a long ways away...
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VIDEO: Jahlani Tavai’s INT highlights Day 3 of Detroit Lions OTAs

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — The Lions’ second-round pick had the play of the day. The Detroit Lions have gone into protective mode. On Thursday, the team had their final OTA practice of the week, and seeing as it was...
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Video: Watch Matthew Stafford put Aaron Rodgers’ chugging attempt to shame

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Frat Stafford is back! On Thursday night during the NBA Conference Championship Game between the Toronto Raptors and Milwaukee Bucks, the camera crews inside the Milwaukee arena found former ...
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POLL: Are you bothered by Harrison & Slay skipping Week 1 of OTAs?

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Harmless negotiating tactic or greedy selfishness? The first week of Organized Team Activities is in the books for the 2019 Detroit Lions . The team had their third and final practice of the...
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Notes: Detroit Lions’ backfield ranked 22nd in the NFL

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — The Lions’ running backs haven’t commanded much respect yet. Since head coach Matt Patricia came to town, the Detroit Lions have made a concerted effort to make the running game a priority...
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PFF: Frank Ragnow has potential to be the best center in NFL

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Pro Football Focus thinks Frank Ragnow’s potential is endless at his “new” position. The biggest news out of the first week of Detroit Lions Organized Team Activities is the offensive line...
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Why a 2019 Darius Slay extension makes sense for everybody

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Darius Slay wants an extension now, and it makes complete sense for him to seek that new deal. With news that Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay is sitting out Organized Team Activities...
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Detroit misses out on 2021, 2023 NFL Draft hosting opportunity

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — 2022 remains a possibility. Just last week, Detroit Lions team president Rod Wood sounded optimistic about bringing the NFL Draft to the city of Detroit. Having sent down a team to Nashville...
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Open thread: How many Top 100 players do the Lions have?

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — How many Lions players are in the elite category of the NFL? As we get into the meat of the offseason, it’s only a matter of time before we’re bombarded by the ultimate offseason time-filler:...
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Notes: Lions defensive line listed as one of NFL’s most underrated units

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — The Lions defensive line is good, and people are starting to notice. Last year at this time of the year, Detroit Lions fans were extremely concerned about the status of the team’s defensive...
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Detroit Lions tried to sign free agent WR Jermaine Kearse

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — The Lions couldn’t come to an agreement with the veteran receiver. On Tuesday, the Detroit Lions ’ lack of receiver depth was on full display. With Marvin Jones Jr. and Kenny Golladay ...
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Da’Shawn Hand already assuming a leadership role

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — With veteran players out or missing from OTAs, Da’Shawn Hand stepped up. As the hordes of media swarmed Matthew Stafford for the Detroit Lions quarterback’s first media session since his...
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Frank Ragnow is a big fan of making offensive line calls as center

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Ragnow loves to be the leader, and he may actually get a chance in his second season. As the Detroit Lions continue to mix around their interior offensive lineman , one of the biggest...
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Breaking down expectations of Lions’ 2017 draft class in Year 3

Pride of Detroit (Kent Lee Platte) — The last Jim Caldwell draft class faces an uncertain future with Matt Patricia’s new direction. Common understanding in the NFL is that for most positions you expect to see development from the...
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Open thread: What is the ideal lineup for the Lions’ offensive line?

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — What five starters would you like to see out there? Though it’s possible the Detroit Lions are just testing out each of their players’ versatility, the first two days of Organized Team...
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OTA Day 2 observations: Teez Tabor rising to the occasion

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — With so many players sidelined, a few had a chance to showcase their talent. The Detroit Lions had their first team practice in front of media on Tuesday, kicking off the open portion of...
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