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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...
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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...
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1 hour 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.
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

This is the year for Matthew Stafford

After all the changes for the Detroit Lions, one thing remains the same, this is Matt Stafford's team. The team brought in a new coaching staff that specializes in quarterback fundamentals. The Lions also upgraded offensive weapons, adding wide receiver Golden Tate and tight end Eric Ebron. All these new additions have the fans in Detroit saying "This is the year for Matthew...
Via The Penalty Flag
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jacob’s QB Countdown: 20. Matthew Stafford

Bruce Kluckhohn – USA SPORTS Today Finishing off with the orange tier of my NFL QB Countdown is a player that has never really been able to lead his team to much success. Thanks to issues with accuracy and finding a second receiver, this passer has had trouble winning in his career. He was a former first overall pick, and he gave his franchise hope after they suffered the worst...
Via The Sideline
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

No Timetable For Return Of Ziggy Ansah « CBS Detroit

The Lions placed him on the physically-unable-to-perform (PUP) list for training camp, which begins Monday, and head coach Jim Caldwell said there is no timetable on Ansah’s return. Limited by his injury, Ansah has not gotten to practice the new defense like his teammates have, but Caldwell said that he cannot fret about how far behind Ansah may have fallen. “I coach who shows...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lions HC Jim Caldwell “Optimistic” They’ll Sign DT Ndamukong Suh To An Extension

  Lions new HC Jim Caldwell told reporters on Sunday that he remains confident that they will be able to sign DT Ndamukong Suh to a contract extension. “Absolutely,” Caldwell said, via ESPN.com. “I’m always optimistic. I think you know me by now and I think without question they are working at it, and I think something will be done at the appropriate time.” ESPN’s...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Defensive position by position review and Tony Dungy gets misunderstood

Detroit Lions Lions safeties are solid, but can not afford and injury(READ) Darius Slay is one starter, who else will play cornerback for the Lions?(READ) The Lions linebackers are improved, but by how much?(READ) The Lions stellar defensive line most produce in 2014(READ) Tony Dungy ends up in unwarranted controversy(READ) You may also be interested in:Weekly Rewind: Defensive position...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions have two guys named to projected 2014 All-NFL team

The offseason is officially complete, as training camps across the league started this week. Thus, it’s a good time to assess what each team has on their roster; things are pretty much set, especially in terms of starting lineups. During a four-week period this summer, the editors at cover32 determined the All-Division team for each of the NFL’s eight divisions. Today, it...
Via cover32 - Lions
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions training camp preview: Offense

With the Detroit Lions opening training camp Monday, here are three storylines to follow with the offense: FIRST DOWN Joe Lombardi, in his first stint as a coordinator in the NFL, has so many toys to play with in this potentially high-powered unit. How do you spread it around and make sure everybody is satisfied and doesn't become the odd-man out? It's a good problem to...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lions Aren’t Optimistic About Signing DT Ndamukong Suh To An Extension

  Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports that the Lions are not optimistic about signing DT Ndamukong Suh to a new contract. Mortensen mentions that if the Lions are unable to work out an agreement before next season, it would cost them a staggering $26.7 million to franchise him. Suh, 27, entering the final year of his rookie deal and is in a great position to secure a huge contract...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the Detroit Lions have any of the top-10 most overrated players in the NFL?

Yesterday, the fine folks at Grantland released the second half of their annual NFL trade value list, which ranks each player in the league based on how much interest they would garner on the open market. It’s an interesting list, one that is fun to compare with a similar piece cover32 posted earlier in the offseason. While there were plenty of similarities between the two...
Via cover32 - Lions
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Joseph Fauria in 'The History of the Touchdown Dance'

Detroit Lions tight end Joseph Fauria is a dancing machine. The 24-year-old spent his rookie season celebrating his seven touchdowns with some serious moves in the end zone. Fauria became a fan favorite for his entertaining little numbers with his tribute to NSYNC’s “Bye, Bye, Bye” ranking as one of his top celebrations. Fauria has a lot to live up to this season — in the...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Three reasons why Jim Caldwell will succeed

As we head into training camp all eyes are going to be on the players. Questions will be raised from the depth of the tight ends, to the quarterback solidarity, all the way through to the Detroit Lions strength in the secondary. But these perceivable answers will be the result of the real question needing to be addressed during the first few weeks of training camp: how will Jim Caldwell...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie Eric Ebron learning new 'move' role, already showing leadership as training camp opens

Detroit Lions first-round pick TE Eric Ebron has made a good impression with his teammates since arriving and going into his first NFL training camp, he's already looking like a leader on the team. Ebron has a lot on his plate as he learns three separate tight end positions (Y, F, and Z). His skill set which is more of a wide receiver's, allow Ebron to be the 'move...
Via 60 Max Power O
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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