7:28 PM EDT, Mon August 29, 2016
Eric Ebron: I need to get my ass out there on that field

Eric Ebron: I need to get my ass out there on that field

There's one thing Ebron keeps thinking about while watching his teammates play on without him.
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Brandon Thomas excited about opportunity with Lions after two frustrating seasons with 49ers

Brandon Thomas excited about opportunity with Lions after two frustrating seasons with 49ers

Thomas, who was acquired in a trade for Jeremy Kerley, never appeared in a regular-season game for San Francisco.
Lions mum on their plans at tight end

Lions mum on their plans at tight end

The Detroit Lions cut Matthew Mulligan, their top healthy blocking tight end, which suggested Brandon Pettigrew might be nearing a return. But Detroit practiced without him once again a few hours later.
Jim Caldwell won't make Lions players stand for anthem

Jim Caldwell won't make Lions players stand for anthem

The NFL says that it encourages but does not mandate players stand for the national anthem, and it seems Jim Caldwell has a similar policy.
Lions cut 10 players, put Jimmy Landes on IR; 3 moves to go

Lions cut 10 players, put Jimmy Landes on IR; 3 moves to go

Tight end Matthew Mulligan, long snapper Jimmy Landes and cornerback Crezdon Butler -- the hero of the win at Lambeau Field last year -- were among the notable players who are out.
Lions cut Geoff Schwartz, appear to be going with youth on offensive line

Lions cut Geoff Schwartz, appear to be going with youth on offensive line

Detroit has until 4 p.m. Tuesday to trim its roster to 75 players. The final cut to 53 is at 4 p.m. Saturday.
Lions promote Tavon Wilson to starting safety against Ravens

Lions promote Tavon Wilson to starting safety against Ravens

Detroit was crushed in the game, 30-9, but Wilson came out of it looking good.
Rookie progress report: Don't expect many to start, but Taylor Decker trending up

Rookie progress report: Don't expect many to start, but Taylor Decker trending up

With only one exhibition left before the start of the season, first-round pick Taylor Decker looks like the only member of that 10-man class who has locked in a starting job.
Report: Lions trade Jeremy Kerley to 49ers for offensive lineman

Report: Lions trade Jeremy Kerley to 49ers for offensive lineman

The Lions have dealt Kerley to the San Francisco 49ers, according to ESPN. They'll receiver offensive lineman Brandon Thomas in return. Thomas was selected in the third round of the 2014 draft, despite tearing his ACL during a pre-draft workout with the Saints. He played left tackle in college at Clemson, but has played guard since turning pro.
Grand Rapids Press Aug 28, 2016
Stevan Ridley signed by Colts three days after being released Lions

Stevan Ridley signed by Colts three days after being released Lions

Ridley was signed by the Lions to compete for their power runing job.
Hey, at least the Lions got back DeAndre Levy and Ameer Abdullah

Hey, at least the Lions got back DeAndre Levy and Ameer Abdullah

The game saw sloppy and plagued by errors, but the Lions were pleased to get two of their most important starters some work before heading into the season opener.
Who's trending up, and who's not, after Lions' loss to Ravens

Who's trending up, and who's not, after Lions' loss to Ravens

The Detroit Lions lost another exhibition, this time falling to the Ravens 30-9 at M&T Bank Stadium. Here's a look at some players who are trending up, and some who aren't, heading into the first round of roster cuts.

Lions 53-man roster projection 2.0 (updated after Ravens game)

The first major wave of cuts is due Tuesday.
Column: The Lions just don't look ready for Week 1

Column: The Lions just don't look ready for Week 1

BALTIMORE -- The Lions werecurb-stomped by the Bengals last week. Their starting offense didn't score a touchdown (again). Their starting quarterbackfumbled after beingsacked (again). Their backup quarterback threw an interception (again) that was returned for atouchdown (again). Their leading receiver...
Lions' Anquan Boldin defends Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit during anthem

Lions' Anquan Boldin defends Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit during anthem

Kaepernick's decision has made national news and drawn all kinds of opinions. Some laud him for exercising his rights as an American and standing up against an injustice, while others criticize him for disrespecting the country and the flag.