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Lions release Leshoure, Durham

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 14 hours ago
Allen Park, MI ( - The Detroit Lions released running back Mikel Leshoure on Saturday as part of their final roster cuts.Leshoure, 24, was a second-round pick in 2011 by Detroit, but missed his rookie season after tearing his Achilles during a practice session.He started 14 games in 2012 after missing the first two games with a suspension and finished the season with 798 yards...

Detroit Lions 2014 Season Preview

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 4 days ago
The collapse led to the firing of head coach Jim Schwartz and the hiring of Jim Caldwell to guide this offensive-heavy team and hopefully bring some discipline to a consistently sloppy and under-achieving team.Caldwell comes to Detroit from Baltimore, where as an offensive coordinator he helped the team to a Super Bowl championship with a 34-31 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in the big game...

Lions release CB Green among roster cuts

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 5 days ago
Allen Park, MI ( - The Detroit Lions announced a round of roster cuts on Monday, with cornerback Jonte Green on the chopping block.Green was a sixth-round pick of the Lions in 2012, who participated in 24 games with the club over the last two seasons and recorded 38 tackles, one sack and one interception.Detroit also parted ways with cornerback Aaron Hester, fullback Chad Abram...

Detroit Lions 2014 Team Preview and Predictions

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 2 days ago
Jim Caldwell believes he was brought to Detroit, replacing the fired Jim Schwartz last winter, to win a championship. And not two or three years down the road, either. “I believe the time is now,” the Lions’ new head coach announced at his introductory press conference. Time ran out on his predecessor, though, as the Lions coughed up a division lead and a shot at Detroit’...

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC North Teams

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 1 week 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), 1 month 1 week 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), 1 month 2 weeks 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), 2 months 5 days 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, 2 months 1 week 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), 3 months 1 week 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...