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In his first season in Detroit, Marvin Jones went in like a Lion, but out like a lamb. He's looking to change that in 2017. Can the receiver bounce back from a disappointing finish? [...]
Sun, May 28, 2017
Source: NFL.com
Rather than cut to 75 players in the preseason and then cut again to 53, the NFL is moving to just one foul swoop of roster trimming. [...]
Sun, May 28, 2017
Source: Michigan Live – Mlive.com
Receiver Marvin Jones arrived in Detroit with a flourish, with 482 receiving yards in four games. Over the next 12 combined, he had 448. And so a guy who was on pace for 1,928 yards (which would have been No. 2 all-time) finished with fewer than 1,000. Jones addressed the situation earlier this week at… [...]
Sun, May 28, 2017
Source: Pro-football talk – NBC Sports.com
Is Stafford a top 3 QB? Is he better than Ben Roethlisberger? While we all patiently await contract talks to pick up between Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions before training camp, Stafford enjoyed a week of high praise. First, he was not listed yet in NFL Network's Top 100 Players of 2017 list, meaning he will place among the top 50, higher than Andrew Luck, Philip Rivers and Kirk Cousins. Just a few days [...]
Sun, May 28, 2017
Source: Pride of Detroit.com
Wide receiver Marvin Jones Jr. is looking forward to his second season with the Lions. [...]
Sun, May 28, 2017
Source: Official Team Site
The Lions don't have a veteran backup to quarterback Matthew Stafford. They're nevertheless not interested in adding Colin Kaepernick. Via Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press, coach Jim Caldwell recently said that Kaepernick won't be pursued by the team. “[W]e have the guys that we want at this point in time,” Caldwell said. Who… [...]
Sat, May 27, 2017
Source: Pro-football talk – NBC Sports.com
Former 49ers running back Brandon Jacobs took a shot at Harbaugh in a widely circulated quote from a radio appearance [...]
Sat, May 27, 2017
Source: Detroit News.com
Pass rusher was one of the Lions biggest offseason needs. With the season approaching, it still is. After landing in the top 10 for total sacks in 2015, the Lions saw their pass rushing fall off a cliff in 2016. They were just one sack away from having the least productive pass rush in the NFL and the team's ability to generate pressure was a problem all season. The team went into the offseason with [...]
Sat, May 27, 2017
Source: Pride of Detroit.com
ALLEN PARK -- The Detroit Lions have signed veteran running back Matt Asiata to a one-year deal, according to a source. The agreement was first reported by the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Asiata is a XXX-year veteran who has spent the... [...]
Sat, May 27, 2017
Source: Michigan Live – Mlive.com
Catch up on all the Lions news from the past seven days with the Week in Review. [...]
Sat, May 27, 2017
Source: Official Team Site
Asiata, the longtime Vikings rusher, had an extended tryout with the Lions during the team's rookie minicamp this month. [...]
Sat, May 27, 2017
Source: Detroit News.com
After wearing a Minnesota Vikings jersey for the first five years of his NFL career, running back Matt Asiata has reportedly signed a deal with the Detroit Lions. Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reported that Asiata agreed to a one-year contract, and Justin Rogers of the Detroit News confirmed the signing. Asiata was a versatile piece of the offensive puzzle in Minnesota after signing as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He split [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
Source: Bleacher Report.com
Tori Petry reports on the highlights from the Lions' first three OTA practices. [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
Source: Official Team Site
Tori Petry reports on the highlights from the Lions' first three OTA practices. [...]
Fri, May 26, 2017
Source: Official Team Site
Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah (21) during practice at the Detroit Lions training facility on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 in Allen Park, Mich. (Detroit Lions via AP) [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: NFL.com
While Calvin Johnson isn't happy with the way his career with the Detroit Lions ended, head coach Jim Caldwell doesn't believe there will be a lasting issue. The 62-year-old coach compared teams to a family and noted the similarities with disagreements. "I have grown children," Caldwell explained, per Michael Rothstein of ESPN. "Sometimes we look at things a little differently. We hash them out, talk them out. There's dialogue, but it doesn't mean I don't love them. [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: Bleacher Report.com

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