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Lions rookies report today, raring to go, ready to make impact

Detoit Free Press By any measure, the Lions got huge contributions from their rookie class last year.
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Ticker: ESPN analysts say Lions have to have their toys

Detoit Free Press Lions rookie Eric Ebron has said his talents might need a different position name instead of the antiquated tight end.
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Lions training camp position previews: Linebackers

The Detroit News (Josh Katzenstein- The Detroit News) — With defensive coordinator Teryl Austin taking over, the Lions will be much more aggressive, and that likely means the linebackers will blitz much more than the past few seasons.
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Browns rookie QB Johnny Manziel has NFL's top-selling jersey

The Detroit News (Tom WithersAssociated Press) — The league said Monday that Manziel's No. 2 outsold all others from April 1 to July 17 on NFLShop.com. Manziel is followed on the list by three quarterbacks: Seattle's Russell Wilson, San...
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Lions will wear patch to honor late owner William Clay Ford Sr.

The Detroit News (Josh Katzenstein- The Detroit News) — Lions players will wear a commemorative patch in 2014 to honor late owner William Clay Ford Sr., the team announced Monday.
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Lions unveil Ford patch team will wear this season

Detoit Free Press The Lions announced today players will wear a patch this season in honor of William Clay Ford, the long-time team owner who died on March 9.
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Report: Tony Dungy says he wouldn't have drafted Michael Sam

Detoit Free Press As NFL training camps begin in the next few days, plenty of eyes will be fixed on the St. Louis Rams, who drafted defensive lineman Michael Sam, the first openly gay active player in American team...
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Lions 'fan plans' include tickets to two games, plus bowl game

The Detroit News (Josh Katzenstein- The Detroit News) — The Lions introduced four 'fan plans' that include tickets to at least one premium game this season, but the packages require the purchase of tickets to the Big Ten vs. ACC bowl game on Dec. 26 at...
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Lions rookie WR Jones (shoulder) unsure of status for training camp

Detoit Free Press 'It's set me back a little bit,' Jones said today of his injury. 'I wouldn't think it's a major setback. Obviously, we're going to meet with the staff, meet with the training staff, see how they...
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Joique Bell tweets Lions will practice at Wayne State on July 30

The Detroit News (Josh Katzenstein- The Detroit News) — Bell may have spoiled a team secret about the site of one training camp practice. On Monday afternoon, Bell tweeted the Lions will hold a practice at Wayne State — his alma mater — on...
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Lions RB Joique Bell's sister gets kidney transplant after 7-year wait

The Detroit News (Josh Katzenstein- The Detroit News) — Running back Joique Bell posted a photo on Instagram on Sunday showing that his older sister, Ambie Bell-Clayton, received a kidney transplant after a seven-year wait.
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Lions reveal ticket 'fan plans,' including Thanksgiving, bowl game

Detoit Free Press The Lions won't put single-game tickets on sale until later this summer, but fans can buy seats for the best games on the schedule - if they're willing to cough up money for a less attractive game...
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Sister of Lions RB Bell receives kidney transplant

Detoit Free Press Detroit Lions running back Joique Bell tweeted late Sunday night that his sister, Ambie Bell-Clayton, received her long-awaited kidney transplant.
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Flashback: Lions RB Bell admires ailing sister

Detoit Free Press Joique Bell has gone with his sister, Ambie Bell-Clayton, a few dozen times to her dialysis treatments in the 61/2 years since she was diagnosed with kidney failure. And as hard as it to watch his...
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Lions training camp position previews: Defensive backs

The Detroit News (Josh Katzenstein- The Detroit News) — Even before the Lions released cornerback Chris Houston, the secondary looked like it would again be the Achilles heel of the defense in 2014.
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Ex-Cowboy Dan Reeves: Lions' Stafford will improve with patience, support

Detoit Free Press Dan Reeves was a running back with some of great Dallas Cowboys teams in the 1960s and '70s. Unlike the win-now mentality of today's NFL with rampant free agency, the league in Reeves' playing...
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NFC North: Pass rushers switch teams in division, add intrigue to upcoming season

Detoit Free Press When he wasn't walloping a (willing) fan on the fairway of a Lake Tahoe golf course, A.J. Hawk spent the off-season dreaming about hitting quarterbacks - hitting them himself, of course, but also...
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Jeff Seidel: Keyton teaches son - now with Lions - how to survive on fringe of NFL

Detoit Free Press 'It's very hard to make an NFL team,' James said. 'But he can do it. He's in a good situation because he's confident. I know the Lions like him; I know they think he's capable. Now, it's a matter...
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Focus on Megatron doesn't mean success for Lions' other WRs

Detoit Free Press Every receiver is usually 'excited' or very excited when he first joins the Lions for one big reason: He believes all the attention on Calvin Johnson will create countless chances for him to catch...
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Jamie Samuelsen's blog: Presenting the 2014 Detroit ESPYs

Detoit Free Press Jamie Samuelsen, co-host of the 'Jamie and Wojo' show at 6 p.m. weekdays on WXYT-FM (97.1), blogs for freep.com. His opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the Detroit Free Press nor its...
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Blog Articles

Tuesday Lions open thread

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — Chat about the latest Detroit Lions news. Tweets from @PrideOfDetroit/lions-coverage
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Lions to wear commemorative patch to honor William Clay Ford

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — The Detroit Lions are planning to wear a commemorative patch to honor William Clay Ford, who passed away in March. Back in March, William Clay Ford passed away at the age of 88 . Ford owned the ...
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TJ Jones could open training camp on PUP list

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — Detroit Lions rookie wide receiver TJ Jones might start training camp on the PUP list after having shoulder surgery last month. Before the Detroit Lions open training camp in a week, they will...
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Lions to hold training camp practice at Wayne State

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — For their third day of training camp, the Detroit Lions are scheduled to take practice to Wayne State's Tom Adams Field. A couple weeks ago, the Detroit Lions released their open practice...
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Is 2014 a make-or-break year for Matthew Stafford?

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — Jerry Mallory takes a look at what the future could hold for Matthew Stafford if he has a down year in 2014.
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Lions notes: Golden Tate, Reggie Bush, more

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — Lions notes looks at Golden Tate, Reggie Bush and much more. Atlanta Falcons safety Dwight Lowery is still pretty upset with Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate for a block that...
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Lions named 44th most valuable sports team in world

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — According to Forbes, the Detroit Lions are the 44th most valuable sports team in the world. Forbes recently released its annual list of the 50 most valuable sports teams in the world . This...
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Monday Lions open thread

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — Chat about the latest Detroit Lions news. Tweets from @PrideOfDetroit/lions-coverage
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Projecting the Lions depth chart: Tight end

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — What will the Detroit Lions depth chart look like at tight end by the end of training camp? What is the top camp battle to watch at this position? Let's take a look. As the offseason winds down,...
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Sunday Lions open thread

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — Chat about the latest Detroit Lions news. Tweets from @PrideOfDetroit/lions-coverage
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Lions notes: Garrett Reynolds, Eric Ebron, more

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — Lions notes looks at Garrett Reynolds, Eric Ebron and much more. It seems that the Detroit Lions weren't the only team interested in offensive guard Garrett Reynolds , who signed with them ...
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Saturday Lions open thread

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — Chat about the latest Detroit Lions news. Tweets from @PrideOfDetroit/lions-coverage
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Lions claim Reese Wiggins off waivers, release Naaman Roosevelt

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — The Detroit Lions have made a change at the wide receiver position by claiming Reese Wiggins off waivers. The Detroit Lions ' busy week of transactions continued on Friday with another pair of...
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What should we expect from Lions' defensive ends in 2014?

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — Jerry Mallory takes a look at the Detroit Lions' defensive ends and some concerns that exist at the position.
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Lions notes: Calvin Johnson, Jim Schwartz, more

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — Lions notes looks at Calvin Johnson, a certain former head coach and more. ESPN's Field Yates ranked the NFL's top offensive matchup nightmares based on "uncommon physical traits." It should...
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Friday Lions open thread

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — Chat about the latest Detroit Lions news. Tweets from @PrideOfDetroit/lions-coverage
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Lions release OT J.B. Shugarts

Pride of Detroit (Sean Yuille) — To clear a spot for Garrett Reynolds, the Detroit Lions decided to release offensive tackle J.B. Shugarts. It's been a busy couple of days for the Detroit Lions from a transactions standpoint....
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Tigers second-half predictions: No-hitter, perfect game and playoff heartache (or maybe joy)

Detoit Free Press The unofficial second half of the baseball season starts Friday, with the Detroit Tigers hosting the Cleveland Indians. What will happen over the next three and a half months? Our experts rattle...
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Schuette introduces military guides to help Michigan veterans, families

Detoit Free Press Michigan military families and Michigan veterans have two resources to help them - a legal services guide and a guide to military family law.
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DMC's new heart hospital gets ready to make its debut

Detoit Free Press The new six-story, $78 million Detroit Medical Center Heart Hospital will offer patients a comfortable, friendly environment that downplays the institutional clutter and bustle often associated...
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