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Detroit Lions season preview: Can Abdullah emerge? (Wesseling, Chris) — Ameer Abdullah gives Matthew Stafford another weapon in his arsenal, but until the Lions franchise quarterback starts playing up to his potential, can the team make any meaningful runs?
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Buccaneers trade TE Tim Wright to Lions (Patra, Kevin) — For the second straight year, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded tight end Tim Wright away during the preseason. This time, Wright is on the move to Detroit.
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What to watch for in Friday's preseason games (Orr, Conor) — We're looking forward to a slate of games on Friday that should kick off the big weekend in style. Here are a few things we'll be watching for...
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Detroit Lions release safety Taylor Mays ( — Veteran Taylor Mays is looking for a job again. Ian Rapoport reported on Friday that the Detroit Lions released the safety out of USC.
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Ameer Abdullah calls Lions debut 'a little rusty' (Patra, Kevin) — Ameer Abdullah flashed big-time potential in the Detroit Lions opening preseason game. The rookie running back, however, didn't see it that way, describing his performance as just "OK."
  • 15 days ago

Grimes: Calvin Johnson still toughest WR to defend (Sessler, Marc) — Miami Dolphins cornerback Brent Grimes has faced a slew of top-shelf wideouts over the past season, but he says Detroit's Calvin Johnson still outshines all others.
  • 16 days ago

Ameer Abdullah listed second on Lions' RB depth chart (Orr, Conor) — Ameer Abdullah had a huge start to his career in last weekend's preseason game against the Jets, even drawing a Barry Sanders comparison. Yet the RB is still listed as No. 2 on the depth chart.
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Bowles: Abdullah is 'about as quick as Barry Sanders' (Patra, Kevin) — Ameer Abdullah has received high praise after his first game with the Detroit Lions. New York Jets coach Todd Bowles went so far as to compare the rookie running back to Barry Sanders.
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Ameer Abdullah stealing the show in Lions camp (Wesseling, Chris) — Lions DC Teryl Austin raved that his defense hasn't been able to get a hand on rookie tailback Ameer Abdullah in training camp. Will an early-round investment finally pay off in Detroit's...
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Eric Ebron improving, better rapport with Stafford (Patra, Kevin) — Eric Ebron, by all accounts, has had a good training camp. The Lions tight end said his communication and rapport with quarterback Matthew Stafford has improved in Year 2.
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Lions DB Slay wants a new nickname: 'The Earth' (Orr, Conor) — While geographically this is an improvement from Darrelle Revis' Island, I think the nickname might need some work.
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Blog Articles

Greg Salas carted off in Lions preseason finale

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — In an unfortunate break for the Detroit Lions receiver, Greg Salas was carted off the field early in the game against the Buffalo Bills. Tonight was a big night for Greg Salas to shine....
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Detroit Lions vs. Buffalo Bills: Open thread

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Come chat during the Detroit Lions' final preseason game. When and where: Sept. 3, 2015 • 7:30 p.m. ET • Ford Field • Detroit, MI TV: FOX 2 in Detroit ( Affiliates ) • ...
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Lions vs. Bills: Three players sidelined, starters likely to sit

Pride of Detroit (Alex Reno) — Levy, Warford and Reid are still dealing with injuries and it's likely that the Detroit Lions will rest most of their starters for their preseason finale vs. the Bills. With the first-team...
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Complete coverage of Lions vs. Bills

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — A full detailing of everything you need to know about the Detroit Lions' final preseason game against the Buffalo Bills. The  Detroit Lions end their preseason this week against the ...
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Lions notes: Matthew Stafford sick of losing to Green Bay

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Today's Lions notes covers Matthew Stafford's disdain for losing to the Packers, Ameer Abdullah's thoughts on the running back depth, and the SB Nation NFL preview Ameer Abdullah blogged...
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Updating the Detroit Lions' position battles: Defense

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Just days away from the Detroit Lions' final cuts, we take a look at where the defensive players stand in their position battles. With the final cuts looming just days away, let's turn our...
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Detroit Lions vs. Buffalo Bills: Five storylines to watch

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Five things to watch for during the Detroit Lions' final preseason game against the Buffalo Bills. The final game of the preseason is notoriously the most boring of them all. However, with...
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Lions Thursday open thread

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Chat about the latest Detroit Lions news. Tweets from @PrideOfDetroit/lions-coverage
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Updating the Lions' position battles: Offense

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — With just one more preseason game to go, let's check in on position battles for the Detroit Lions' offense We are less than two weeks away from the start of the Detroit Lions regular season,...
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Detroit Lions vs. Buffalo Bills: Game time, how to watch, internet streaming, more

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Time, TV listings and more for the Detroit Lions final preseason game against the Buffalo Bills on Thursday. The  Detroit Lions end their preseason this week against the Buffalo Bills ...
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Lions notes: Tim Wright, Rob Sims and more

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Today's Lions notes include why the Lions went after Tim Wright, Rob Sims' return to Detroit and why Nate Ness has the worst birthday. Tim Wright's performance against the Detroit Lions...
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The myth of Corey Fuller: The deep threat

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Cape) — Corey Fuller is often thought of as a deep threat receiver in the mold of Calvin Johnson. A deeper look into his statistics casts doubt on the veracity of this belief. Who is Corey Fuller ? ...
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Lions Wednesday open thread

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Chat about the latest Detroit Lions news. Tweets from @PrideOfDetroit/lions-coverage
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Detroit Lions injury update: DeAndre Levy still out

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — As the Detroit Lions get healthier with the regular season quickly approaching, DeAndre Levy mysteriously remains out at practice. As the Detroit Lions inch towards the regular season, they...
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Football Outsiders: 'Detroit’s rushing attack should generate more big plays'

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Sterling Xie of Football Outsiders answered five of our questions to preview the Detroit Lions' 2015 season. Football Outsiders is a great site that deals with advanced statistics and in-depth...
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Lions roster cuts: Lions finalize 75-man roster

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — The Detroit Lions have released Jacob Maxwell and are now down to the 75-man roster limit required by the NFL. The Detroit Lions made their final cut on Tuesday by  releasing tight end...
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Keeping up with the cuts: Lions release two more

Pride of Detroit (Chris Lemieux) — The deadline for the first round of cuts is coming at 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday, and the Lions have made some moves in preparation for such. With the deadline at 4 PM to whittle the Lions roster...
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Detroit roster cuts 2015: Lions react to Monday's transactions

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Monday was full of transactions for the Detroit Lions. Some players took to twitter to express their feelings on the moves. After a day filled with transactions, some Detroit Lions players...
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Lions Tuesday open thread

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Chat about the latest Detroit Lions news. Tweets from @PrideOfDetroit/lions-coverage
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Practice notes: Kyle Van Noy returns, Joique Bell, more

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Monday's practice brought some more good news for the Detroit Lions injury situation. The Detroit Lions were back at practice Monday afternoon getting ready for the upcoming preseason game on...
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