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Pride Of Detroit Aug 10, 2016

Previewing the Detroit Lions 2016 opponents: The Dallas Cowboys

Are the Lions and Cowboys destined for another epic game this year? The day after Christmas. For many of us, it’s an opportunity to recuperate from a day of rowdy children, creepy uncles and/or too much booze. For the Detroit Lions, the day after Christmas will be spent with another unwanted relative, the Dallas Cowboys. In the past few years, the Lions and Cowboys have faced off several times and ended each game with an unforgettable moment. There was Detroit’s unbelievable comeback from a 27-3 deficit in 2011 and Calvin Johnson’s 329 receiving yards leading to Matthew Stafford’s...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 8, 2016
Report: Former Lions receiver Lance Moore retires three days after signing with Falcons

Report: Former Lions receiver Lance Moore retires three days after signing with Falcons

Moore had 29 receptions for 337 yards and four TDs with the Lions last season.
Battle Red Blog Jul 31, 2016

What Does DeAndre Hopkins Being On The "Reserve/Did Not Report List" Mean?

BRB takes a looks into what this means for the Texans' top receiver and what could happen going forward. In an extremely interesting twist to the DeAndre Hopkins contract saga that began when Hopkins failed to report Saturday morning for camp, the Houston Texans have placed Hopkins on the Reserve/Did Not Report List. The Reserve/Did Not Report List is an option available to NFL teams that allows them to fine a player for not participating in team activities. Check out this piece from Albert Breer about the various details of the fines that can be leveled at a player on this list. The...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 31, 2016
Lions rookie center Graham Glasgow possesses physical tools but has lots of learning to do

Lions rookie center Graham Glasgow possesses physical tools but has lots of learning to do

Glasgow was the Lions' third-round pick in this year's NFL draft.
Grand Rapids Press Jul 26, 2016
Anquan Boldin signing with Detroit Lions, reports say

Anquan Boldin signing with Detroit Lions, reports say

The Lions are searching for depth and options to help replace retired receiver Calvin Johnson.
Pride Of Detroit Jul 25, 2016

Vikings starting right tackle to announce retirement before training camp

The Minnesota Vikings caught a tough break on the precipice of training camp. Detroit Lions’ fans know the heartbreak of losing a key player on their team, especially when that retirement is, by league standard, a bit premature. Obviously, the loss of Calvin Johnson is still a wound too fresh to fully acknowledge. However, losing a player right before training camp is an entirely different hardship to take on — as Lions’ fans know thanks to Barry Sanders. The Minnesota Vikings find themselves in that very situation, albeit with a less spectacular player than Johnson or Sanders....

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