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Calvin Johnson: Wasn't treated well on way out

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — Calvin Johnson is not salty about his relationship with the Lions, but that doesn't mean he enjoys talking about the franchise he spent nearly a decade with.
  • 2 days ago

Calvin Johnson: I wasn't treated well on way out

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — Calvin Johnson isn't salty about his relationship with the Lions, but that doesn't mean he necessarily enjoys how things ended in Detroit once he decided to retire from football.
  • 2 days ago

Lions' Teez Tabor uses speed criticism as motivation

NFL.com (NFL.com) — Lions cornerback Teez Tabor has faced a negative stigma after clocking a 40-yard dash time of 4.62 seconds at the NFL Scouting Combine.
  • 3 days ago

Abdullah 'better player' than any RB Lions could sign

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — The Detroit Lions' running back corps is the same as it ended the 2016 season. Ameer Abdullah said the offseason discussions about adding to the corps didn't threaten his status as the alpha.
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Are the Lions talking extension with Eric Ebron?

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — Former first-round pick Eric Ebron says he's already talked about an extension with the team's GM (the Lions picked up his fifth-year option two weeks ago) and eyes a long-term future in Detroit.
  • 7 days ago
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Jim Caldwell expects LB Jarrad Davis to help 'quickly'

NFL.com (NFL.com) — The Lions selected LB Jarrad Davis in the first round of last month's draft. Prior to the start rookie minicamp on Friday, head coach Jim Caldwell said he expects the rookie to make an immediate...
  • 11 days ago
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Lions great, Pro Football Hall of Famer Yale Lary dies at 86

NFL.com (NFL.com) — Detroit Lions legend and Pro Football Hall of Famer Yale Lary died at the age of 86 on Friday morning.
  • 12 days ago
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Lions pick up fifth-year option on TE Eric Ebron

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Lions GM Bob Quinn finally answered the Eric Ebron question. The team announced Tuesday it would pick up the fifth-year option on the up-and-down tight end. The option is guaranteed for injury...
  • 22 days ago
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Lions draft Miami's Brad Kaaya to back up Stafford

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — The Lions have found their replacement for departed backup quarterback Dan Orlovsky. Detroit selected University of Miami signal-caller Brad Kaaya with the No. 215 overall pick in the 2017 NFL...
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Blog Articles

NFL Top 100 players for 2017: Matthew Stafford makes the top 50

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Matthew Stafford will be ranked higher than the likes of Andrew Luck and Jameis Winston. On Monday, NFL Network released players 60 through 51 on their highly-publicized “Top 100 Players of...
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Tuesday open thread: What player are you most eager to follow during Lions OTAs?

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — The Lions begin OTAs on Tuesday. Who will you be watching? The Detroit Lions begin their first organized team activity on Tuesday. Over the next three weeks, the team will have 10 OTA sessions...
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New custom Detroit Lions jerseys now available for purchase

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Finally, the Detroit Lions are offering customized jerseys for their new designs. Though the Detroit Lions rolled out highly popular new uniforms back in April, they haven’t exactly been...
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Report: Former Lions DE Devin Taylor to meet with Giants

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — The former Lions defensive end is visiting with the Giants this week. After a subpar season for the Detroit Lions defensive line, general manager Bob Quinn shook things up this offseason. The...
  • 2 days ago

Ask POD: Get over here and Lions up

Pride of Detroit (Chris Lemieux) — Here’s the mail it never fails... Welcome once again to the mailbag. This is the PODcast mailbag, the Pride Of Detroit PODcast mailbag, the one you know and love. Or maybe you don’t love it;...
  • 2 days ago

Lions notes: How accurate of a deep ball passer is Matthew Stafford?

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — He’s got a big arm, but how accurate is it? It’s common knowledge that Matthew Stafford has one of the strongest arms in the league, but is it accurate? Jonathan Kinsley of Brick Wall Blitz...
  • 2 days ago

Peter King: Theo Riddick should get the bulk of carries for Lions in 2017

Pride of Detroit (Ryan Mathews) — Monday Morning Quarterback’s Peter King is off the mark when it comes to his assessment of Detroit’s backfield. More offseason power rankings in the middle of May because why not? Peter King of...
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Monday open thread: What are realistic expectations for Lions running game in 2017?

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — The Lions need improvement running the ball in 2017, but how much improvement can we expect? The Detroit Lions had one of the worst running games in the NFL in 2016. They had the third-fewest...
  • 2 days ago

Nylon Calculus: Lessons from the Spurs-Rockets regular season matchups

Nylon Calculus (Nick Sciria) — With the Houston Rockets and San Antonio Spurs ready to kick off their second-round series on Monday, it’s always interesting to see if we can glean any insights on the ensuing playoff...
  • 23 days ago
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