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NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC North Teams

By Athlon Sports, 1 week 5 days ago
Historically known as the domain of defenses like the Monsters of the Midway and the Purple People Eaters, the NFC North may be changing its image. Now home to Aaron Rodgers, Matthew Stafford and Jay Cutler and a host of explosive playmakers, the division boasted three of the NFL’s top offenses in 2013. The Packers have been the top dog the past three seasons and are considered the...

Lions take Ansah off PUP list

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 1 day ago
Allen Park, MI ( - The Detroit Lions activated second- year defensive end Ziggy Ansah from their physically unable to perform list Tuesday.Taken fifth overall in the 2013 draft, the BYU product finished his rookie campaign with 17 tackles, eight sacks and two forced fumbles over 14 games.Ansah had offseason shoulder surgery and had only been doing side work with team trainers...

Lions sign CB Florence

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 6 days ago
Allen Park, MI ( - The Detroit Lions signed cornerback Drayton Florence on Thursday.Florence is back for a second stint with Detroit, as he signed with the team in 2012 and played the first eight games that season before missing the final eight games with a broken forearm.The 33-year-old spent last season with Carolina and posted 26 tackles, nine passes defensed and two...

Lions sign Garrett Reynolds

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 1 week ago
Allen Park, MI ( - The Detroit Lions signed veteran guard Garrett Reynolds on Thursday.Reynolds started 10 games for the Atlanta Falcons last season.The North Carolina product was originally selected by the Falcons in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He's played in 42 career games with 23 starts.The Lions also released guard D.J. Morrell and offensive tackle J.B. Shugarts.

2014 NFL Training Camp Dates and Locations

By Mark Ross, 1 month 2 weeks ago
The Seattle Seahawks won't officially begin defense of their Super Bowl title until Sept. 4 when they host the Green Bay Packers in the opening game of the 2014 NFL regular season. However, the real work begins July 24 with the start of training camp in Renton, Wash. The Buffalo Bills will be the first team to open training camp in Pittsford, N.Y., on July 18, while the Detroit Lions...

Lions part ways with CB Houston

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 2 weeks ago
Allen Park, MI ( - The Detroit Lions and defensive back Chris Houston came to an injury settlement on Friday and his contract has been terminated.The seven-year-veteran, who's been a starter for the Lions over the last four seasons, has been out all offseason after undergoing toe surgery.Houston signed a five-year, $25-million contract with the Lions last spring and missed four...

Lions sign 1st-round pick Ebron

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 2 weeks ago
Allen Park, MI ( - The Detroit Lions signed first-round draft pick Eric Ebron to a four-year deal Friday.Ebron, a 6-foot-4 tight end from North Carolina, was taken with the 10th pick in last month's draft.Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but several outlets reported it was for around $12.25 million with a signing bonus of $7.23 million.Ebron had 112 catches for 1,...

Lions sign second-round pick Kyle Van Noy

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 3 weeks ago
Allen Park, MI ( - The Detroit Lions signed second-round pick Kyle Van Noy to his rookie deal on Wednesday.The linebacker finished his four-year career at BYU with 223 tackles, 26 sacks, 21 passes defended, 11 forced fumbles and five touchdowns.Van Noy's signing leaves first-rounder Eric Ebron as the lone draft pick who has yet to sign.

Detroit Lions 2014 NFL Draft Review

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 2 weeks ago
( -1 (10) - Eric Ebron, TE, North Carolina; 2 (40) - Kyle Van Noy, OLB, BYU; 3 (76) - Travis Swanson, OC, Arkansas; 4 (133) - Nevin Lawson, CB, Utah State; 4 (136) - Larry Webster, DE, Bloomsburg; 5 (158) - Caraun Reid, DT, Princeton; 6 (189) - T.J. Jones, WR, Notre Dame; 7 (229) - Nate Freese, K, Boston CollegeTop Pick Analysis: The biggest need in Detroit was on the back end...

Detroit Lions 2014 Draft Preview

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 4 weeks ago
( - A slight improvement on the field wasn't enough for Jim Schwartz to keep his job in the Motor City largely because his team remained undisciplined, win or lose.Former Indianapolis Colts coach Jim Caldwell is the new sheriff in town, handed the task of not only cleaning up the now trademarked boneheaded play but also the mechanics to talented but underachieving quarterback...