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NFL roster cuts tracker: Teams trimming to 75 players

NFL.com (NFL.com) — It's that time of the preseason. With the 2016 regular season nearly upon us, NFL teams have started trimming their rosters to 75 players. Keep track of all the latest cuts here.
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Stafford, Lions can be 'dangerous' in up-tempo offense

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — The Detroit Lions plan to use more no-huddle, up-tempo offense under OC Jim Bob Cooter in 2016. The plan could unleash Matthew Stafford's best attributes.
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Detroit Lions release ex-Patriots RB Stevan Ridley

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — The Detroit Lions cut running back Stevan Ridley. The ex-Patriots and Jets running back was buried on the Lions' depth chart and still doesn't appear fully healthy after a 2014 ACL tear.
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Detroit Lions sign tight end Andrew Quarless

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — The Lions signed former Packer Andrew Quarless on Monday. Can the veteran tight end come back from an injury-plagued 2015 and a two-game suspension in '16 to help Detroit?
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Jahvid Best bested by Bolt, fails to qualify in 100m

NFL.com (NFL.com) — Jahvid Best's Olympic dream was struck down by lightning Saturday. The former Lions running back finished seventh in the seventh 100 meter heat, registering a time of 10.39 seconds
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Lions GM: No playoff mandate for Caldwell to keep job

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Jim Caldwell kept his job despite a disappointing 2015 season. GM Bob Quinn insists there is no playoff mandate or win mark for Caldwell to reach in order to ensure he'll remain the Lions' coach.
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Larry Warford: Pokémon Go is a mind-control agent

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — Larry Warford's job this fall is to save Matthew Stafford. This summer, the Lions guard decided he needed to save himself from the perilous death grip of Pokemon Go.
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Blog Articles

Lions release WR Andre Caldwell from injured reserve

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — The former Detroit Lions receiver is now a free agent after a broken hand landed him on injured reserve last week. Last week, the Detroit Lions placed Andre Caldwell on the injured reserve...
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Around the NFC North: Preseason Week 2 marred by QB injuries

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Most of the NFC North looked improved in Week 2, but there were a few potentially significant injuries that overshadowed the games. Week 2 of the preseason didn’t go so well for the Detroit...
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Lions notes: Ansah ranked 66 in ESPN’s top 100 players, Defensive Player of the Year candidate?

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Ezekiel Ansah is getting national recognition ahead of his fourth season in the NFL. ESPN is rolling out their top 100 players for the 2016 season , starting with 100-51 on Monday. Ezekiel...
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Ask POD: Back for more

Pride of Detroit (Chris Lemieux) — We can't get enough of questions. With half of preseason in the books football has never looked so close. It'll look closer next week, but we're gonna have PODcast to keep you busy in the time...
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Detroit Lions preseason Week 3 bubble watch: Say hello to Dwayne Washington

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Dwayne Washington is the latest addition to our bubble watch series, and according to some of our writers, he has a very good chance of making the final roster. There have been a lot of little...
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Stephen Tulloch signs one-year deal with Eagles

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Stephen Tulloch’s long-lasting offseason has finally come to an end. It has been a rough offseason for Stephen Tulloch. He was told way back in February by the Detroit Lions that he would not...
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Monday open thread: What is your favorite Detroit Lions season?

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — What is your favorite Detroit Lions season in franchise history? The Detroit Lions ’ 2016 season is just weeks away, but before we buckle in for that roller coaster ride, let’s take a trip back...
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Detroit Lions injury update: Eric Ebron running, Graham Glasgow out of boot

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — The Detroit Lions appear to be on the mend after a couples weeks chock full of injuries. After taking part in a walkthrough on Saturday, the Detroit Lions returned to full practice Sunday...
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Lions notes: Fans split on who should win Detroit’s backup QB battle

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Fans are almost evenly split between Dan Orlovsky and Jake Rudock. Kyle Meinke of MLive.com created a poll on who the Detroit Lions should keep to backup Matthew Stafford : Dan Orlovsky ...
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Football Outsiders Q&A Part 3: Detroit Lions 2014 defense was a ‘fluke’

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Although Football Outsiders is bullish on the Lions’ offense, they aren’t so hopeful for their defense. In case you missed it, we’re right in the middle of a five part Q&A series with Football...
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Sunday open thread: Should Jim Caldwell be more open with Lions injuries?

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Jim Caldwell has stood firm in hiS ‘we don’t talk about injuries’ policy. Is that fair to the fans? Throughout the preseason the Detroit Lions have dealt with a handful of significant...
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Detroit Lions injury update: Graham Glasgow in a boot, Ameer Abdullah cleared for contact

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — While the Detroit Lions got good new on Ameer Abdullah, Graham Glasgow appears to have suffered a significant injury. The Detroit Lions returned to practice on Saturday afternoon after a day...
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Lions notes: Watch Jake Rudock throw out first pitch for Tigers

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Commence with the Dan Orlovsky pick-six jokes. Detroit Lions quarterback Jake Rudock was at Comerica Park on Friday afternoon to throw out the first pitch. Here’s how he did: Jake...
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Film breakdown: Lions are still struggling to run the ball

Pride of Detroit (Justin Simon) — The Lions still have a long way to go in their run game.
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Detroit Lions stock report: Open market

Pride of Detroit (Kent Lee Platte) — It's your turn to tell us who saw their stock rise and who hurt their chances based on how they played against the Bengals in this week's stock report! Last week, the Detroit Lions had more...
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Saturday open thread: Would you eat Ford Field’s new Big Blue Donut?

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — The Detroit Lions are featuring new food items at Ford Field this year, including a huge blue donut. Would you try it? The Detroit Lions had their first home game of the season on Thursday and...
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Lions notes: NFL quarterback runs out of end zone, does his best Dan Orlovsky impression

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Welcome to the Dan Orlovsky club, Cody Kessler. Dan Orlovsky had problems of his own on Friday, but he caught a bit of relief when Browns quarterback Cody Kessler ran out of the end zone...
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Lions-Steelers snap counts: Detroit gets a good look at Dahl, Wright, Carter

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — A look at the preseason snap counts from the Detroit Lions vs. Pittsburgh Steelers matchup. Here's a look at the snap distribution for Friday's game between the Detroit Lions and Pittsburgh...
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Former Lions RB Jahvid Best outed in first round of 100M event at Rio Olympics

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Unfortunately, we won’t see Jahvid Best with an olympic medal around his neck. When Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best saw his football career cut short by a string of concussions, he...
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Let’s address the Jake Rudock elephant in the room

Pride of Detroit (Jeremy Reisman) — Let’s acknowledge Jake Rudock’s promising start in the NFL, but pump the brakes on any fantasies of the Detroit Lions rookie. Before I jump into any of this, let me say upfront: Jake Rudock ...
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