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The Detroit Lions need Darius Slay to be their breakout defensive player

CThe Detroit Lions know what to expect from their star defensive players Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley, and they believe with both them in a contract year, that this should be their best season to date. After that, the team is full of question marks. Last year’s surprises on defense came from rookie defensive end Ziggy Ansah and outside linebacker DeAndre Levy. Both put up solid...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Training Camp Highlights

Traning camp is well under way, and the Detroit Lions are working hard on getting back into football form. The will of Coach Caldwell is starting to show through these players, and the drills are perfectly representing the needs of this talented young team. A lot of the young players were seen working on their footwork, and a lot of the veterans were seen doing much of the same....
Via Detroit Sports Nation
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Megatron To Get Slight Dip In Targets

Mlive.com predicts Lions receiver Calvin Johnson's targets will decline in 2014 after the team brought in Golden Tate and drafted Eric Ebron.Fantasy Spin:Johnson drew 12 targets per game over the past two seasons, including 11.1 last year. Even if his targets drop, he's still going to see at least 10 per game and should have to face fewer double and triple coverages this...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Bush says Detroit Lions must stop beating themselves

The most aggravating thing for Detroit fans last season had to be watching the Lions lose so many winnable games. It felt like every other week they had a comfortable lead going into halftime, and then made inexplicable mistakes, particularly late in the game which costed them dearly. What’s odd is that this trend was a microscosm of the Lions’ season as a whole. After a promising...
Via cover32 - Lions
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: #1 player to watch this training camp

The Detroit Lions kicked off training camp on Monday and the players will be putting on the pads for the first time later today. In the coming six weeks before the regular season begins, I’ve got my eye on second-year running back Theo Riddick as someone to watch. Everybody knows that Reggie Bush and Joique Bell will be the main tandem in the Lions’ run game, but Riddick...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Will the Detroit Lions Roar Back into the Playoffs

The toughest part about the Lions getting back to the post season as they did a couple of seasons ago for the first time since the days of Barry Sanders will be the division they play in.  Perhaps reason 1A as to whether or not Detroit can be one of the six teams to reach the playoffs is public enemy number one.  Themselves!The Lions seem to beat themselves more than the opposition...
Via Route4Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Apparently Lions’ DT Nick Fairley lost too much weight during the offseason

Looking to supposedly motivate defensive tackle Nick Fairley the Lions declined to pick up the $5.5M team option on his contract once the 2015 season rolls around meaning Fairley will be a free agent. Now whether or not you thought it was going to be pure motivation for Fairley or a ploy to free up money for Suh is up for debate but the fact of the matter is the former first round...
Via The Majors Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford appears in two new DISH network commercials

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is appearing in two new commercials for DISH network while taking shots at rival DirecTV. One is titled "Day Job" and has Stafford playing a surgeon with his fiance, Kelly Hall, as a nurse, who reminds him that his telescope is on hanging around his neck when he motions for it: The other one includes animated...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: First impressions from training camp

The Detroit Lions training camp officially opened six and a half hours ago but I can’t wait to tell everyone the first impressions, news and information. I know it’s still early, I gave the players one practice before analyzing the situation, but you know what they say about first impressions. Training camp was allowed to start last Wednesday and it did for the Lions’ rookies...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions reportedly table contract talks with Suh until after season

The Lions and Ndamukong Suh will not be having any discussion relating to Suh’s expiring contract until after the offseason.  After Suh put off megabucks extension talks all this offseason, the Lions are now the ones putting down the hammer. Suh admitted that it was indeed the Lions who tabled talks despite thoughts by many that this was another ploy by the three-time Pro Bowler...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Eric Ebron effect: How will Detroit’s offense look in 2014?

It has been an offseason of change in Detroit, most notably with the hiring of Jim Caldwell and Joe Lombardi to coach the team and its offense in 2014 but also with a number of new pass catching weapons added to the mix as well. We’ve covered the offensive scheme that you can expect to be employed, but in short you’re going to see a West Coast based system that takes chances...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lions, Ndamukong Suh to discuss contract extension after season

The Detorit Lions will not sign defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh to a contract extension until after the season, reports Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com. The #Lions have tabled contract discussions with Ndamukong Suh until after the season — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) July 28, 2014 Lions president Tom Lewand remains optimistic that the team and Suh can agree on a deal.  Tom...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Caldwell says Matthew Stafford's 'command of the offense ' is improving

Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell said he's impressed with quarterback Matthew Stafford and he indicated the signal caller is making strides running the team's offense and his grasp of the playbook. "He is getting better," Caldwell said, via the Detroit News. "His command of the offense has been good." Caldwell said the work Stafford has put in during...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The 10 Hottest Kelly Hall Photos, Matt Stafford’s Girlfriend

There aren’t many hottest WAGs in the NFL than Kelly Hall, the fiancee of Detroit Lions’ Matt Stafford. Take a look at the best of Hall, who has posted several videos of her twerking.  Even if Stafford isn’t always winning on the field, he certainly is off the field. The post The 10 Hottest Kelly Hall Photos, Matt Stafford’s Girlfriend appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Trouble is brewing on the Detroit Lions defensive line

There is trouble brewing on the Detroit Lions defensive line already this year. We all know that the lack of a contract extension for Ndamukong Suh has been a major distraction this offseason and may have caused the Lions trouble in signing potential free agents, but there are more pressing concerns now. Two of the Lions key players on the defensive line are causing the concern...
Via cover32 - Lions
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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