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Corey Hilliard, LaAdrian Waddle both getting No. 1 reps at right tackle

The Detroit Lions are giving both Corey Hilliard and LaAdrian Waddle a shot at winning the starting right tackle job. It appears that there is indeed a legitimate position battle taking place at right tackle. After LaAdrian Waddle became the Detroit Lions' full-time starter at the position midway through the 2013 season, it was expected that he would continue to be the full-time starter in 2014. That could still end up being the case, but Waddle is facing some competition for the starting job from Corey Hilliard. On Day 1 of Lions training camp, Hilliard actually got the first-team reps at...

Jim Caldwell's quotes from Day 2 of Lions training camp

Here are quotes from Jim Caldwell's Tuesday media session. Below is a look at what Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell had to say on Day 2 of training camp. (Quotes provided by the Lions.) Opening Statement: "Alright, day two was one of those days where I think we ended up adding a few more things, just in terms of installation. Obviously, they've heard it a number of times, but you can still see some growth that has to be taken place between now and when we get started. But I think we are making good progress, the hustle has been good, the effort has been excellent, and the...

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Sean Yuille / Pride Of Detroit 14 hours ago

Lions training camp: Notes from Day 2

News and notes from the second day of Detroit Lions training camp. Detroit Lions owner Martha Firestone Ford attended the second day of training camp. Here is Mrs. Ford with Lions president Tom Lewand. pic.twitter.com/r4bM92bsU7 — Josh Katzenstein (@jkatzenstein) July 29, 2014 Also at practice on Tuesday were Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi and other members of the Spartans coaching staff. Ziggy Ansah, TJ Jones, Cody Wilson and Alex Bullard didn't practice on Tuesday, according to Kyle Meinke. On a positive note, Ansah again worked with a trainer off to the side,...
Sean Yuille / Pride Of Detroit 16 hours ago

Day 2 of Lions training camp ends with pair of missed field goals

The Detroit Lions closed out their second day of practice with a pair of missed field goals. The Detroit Lions' kicker battle between Nate Freese and Giorgio Tavecchio doesn't seem to be off to a great start. There were reports that both players were having issues with consistency during the Lions' mandatory minicamp in June, and there hasn't been a lot of positive news on this battle through the first two practices of training camp. On Day 2 especially, the reports on the kicker battle weren't very promising. Case in point: Lions end training camp with two 49 yard field goals, both...
Sean Yuille / Pride Of Detroit 17 hours ago
Lions claim WR Quintin Payton off waivers

Lions claim WR Quintin Payton off waivers

The Detroit Lions filled their open roster spot by claiming a wide receiver off waivers. After waiving defensive end Kalonji Kashama with the injured designation on Monday, the Detroit Lions had an open spot on their roster. On Tuesday afternoon, they filled that open roster spot by claiming wide receiver Quintin Payton off waivers. Payton joins the Lions after being waived by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday. He originally joined the Buccaneers back in May as an undrafted free agent out of North Carolina State. At NC State, Payton finished his career with 86 catches for 1,443 yards and 5...
Sean Yuille / Pride Of Detroit 20 hours ago

Live updates from Day 2 of Lions training camp

Day 2 of Detroit Lions training camp has arrived. Tuesday's Detroit Lions training camp practice is scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m. ET. You can track the latest news below and also chat about the second day of practice in the comments. Tweets from @PrideOfDetroit/lions-coverage
Sean Yuille / Pride Of Detroit 23 hours ago
Lions notes: DeAndre Levy, single-game tickets, more

Lions notes: DeAndre Levy, single-game tickets, more

Lions notes looks at DeAndre Levy, when single-game tickets are going on sale and much more. I retract my comment from last week about Kevin Jones potentially being the most interesting man in the world. I think that title belongs to DeAndre Levy based on this photo alone (via Josh Katzenstein): Heads up to those looking to buy single-game Detroit Lions tickets: #Lions fans, single-game tix on sale 10AM Thursday! #DefendTheDen: http://t.co/0QKiwQfB6a #OnePride pic.twitter.com/7xHrhdM8R3 — Detroit Lions (@Lions) July 28, 2014 Sports Illustrated's Doug Farrar put the Lions at No. 3...

Where things stand between Ndamukong Suh and the Lions

Here's a recap where things stand between Ndamukong Suh and the Detroit Lions and what we should expect from his contract situation going forward. Just as the Detroit Lions were getting ready to kick off training camp on Monday, news broke that contract negotiations with defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh had been tabled until after the season. In other words, there wasn't much progress being made between Suh's agent and the Lions on a long-term deal, so the team decided to simply postpone the talks until 2015. What exactly does this news mean for Suh and the Lions going forward? Let's take a...
Jim Caldwell's quotes from Day 1 of Lions training camp

Jim Caldwell's quotes from Day 1 of Lions training camp

Quotes from Jim Caldwell's media session on Day 1 of Detroit Lions training camp. Below is a look at what Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell had to say on Day 1 of training camp. (Quotes provided by the Lions.) Opening statement: "Well, we think it was a good first day. We had a good walk-through session this morning. We had an opportunity to work through some things, in terms of our installation the first day.  I think the guys responded very, very well.  (They were) very attentive this morning and I think we got a lot of work done this afternoon as you could see with practice...
Lions training camp: Notes from Day 1

Lions training camp: Notes from Day 1

News and notes from the first day of Detroit Lions training camp. MLive's Justin Rogers noted that the Detroit Lions' "efficiency" stood out during the team's first training camp practice of 2014. Getting the most out of the Lions' time on the practice field seems to be a point of emphasis for Jim Caldwell, as evidenced by these tweets from a fan who attended Monday's practice: Clarification: Caldwells practices are better because 1. It's obviously better organized. 2. Everyone is involved 3. No wasted moves (Cont) — SandmanLions (@Sandman7773) July 28, 2014 4. More coaches for more...

Quotes from Monday's media session with Tom Lewand, Martin Mayhew

Quotes from Tom Lewand and Martin Mayhew's media session on Day 1 of Detroit Lions training camp. Below is a look at what Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand and general manager Martin Mayhew had to say on Day 1 of training camp. (Quotes provided by the Lions.) LIONS PRESIDENT TOM LEWAND QUOTE SHEET On DT Ndamukong Suh's contract negotiations: "Well, I'll tell you, we've had a lot of conversations over the offseason and every one of the contract negotiations is different.  In light of where we are, and most importantly getting ready for the season (and) keeping the conversation where it...
Lions waive Kalonji Kashama with injured designation

Lions waive Kalonji Kashama with injured designation

After only one day of training camp, the Detroit Lions waived defensive end Kalonji Kashama with the injured designation. The Detroit Lions just wrapped up their first training camp practice of 2014 an hour or so ago, but they have already decided to make a change to their roster. Specifically, they waived defensive end Kalonji Kashama with the injured designation. This means that the Lions could put him on injured reserve if he clears waivers, but he will likely just be released with an injury settlement instead. Kashama joined the Lions in June as an undrafted free agent out of Eastern...
Kyle Van Noy suffers thumb injury on first day of training camp

Kyle Van Noy suffers thumb injury on first day of training camp

Detroit Lions rookie Kyle Van Noy injured his right thumb during practice on Monday. As nice as it is to have actual football back, there is a downside: injuries. Injuries are unfortunately an unavoidable part of football, and teams really just try to get through camp without having anything serious happen. Minor bumps and bruises are a given, but the main thing is to avoid season-ending type of injuries. For the Detroit Lions, there was at least one notable injury on the first day of training camp. Rookie linebacker Kyle Van Noy left practice after hurting his right thumb. The injury...
Lions table contract talks with Ndamukong Suh until after season

Lions table contract talks with Ndamukong Suh until after season

The Detroit Lions have decided to table contract talks with Ndamukong Suh until after the season. The Detroit Lions were unable to reach an agreement on a long-term deal with defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh before the start of training camp. The hope was that something would be worked out before practice began, but that didn't end up being the case, and now negotiations are on hold. Lions president Tom Lewand announced just minutes before the first practice of training camp that the Lions have decided to table contract talks with Suh until after the season, meaning there will not be a new...
Live updates from Day 1 of Lions training camp

Live updates from Day 1 of Lions training camp

Detroit Lions training camp has arrived. The Detroit Lions officially open training camp on Monday afternoon. The first practice is set to begin around 3:30 p.m. ET, and Pride Of Detroit will have all of the latest news from the session in the coming hours. (You can follow all of our training camp news here.) In the meantime, you can track the latest news below and also chat about the first day of practice in the comments. Tweets from @PrideOfDetroit/lions-coverage

Matthew Stafford stars in two new commercials

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is in two new commercials for DISH. Presented without comment: (Via Michael Rothstein)
Pride Of Detroit Jul 28, 2014

2014 Detroit Lions Training Camp Bingo!

Get ready for the start of football with our 2014 Detroit Lions Training Camp Bingo card! If you're like me, training camp can get a little repetitive every year. While we all get caught up in the excitement of being days closer to real football being played, the truth is most of training camp is worthless to fans. We get fed the same tired quotes every season, and whatever reports come from the actual practices are full of so little information that it would irresponsible to draw any reasonable conclusions from them. But why let that get you down? Instead, let's round up all of the hype...

Lions activate Golden Tate from PUP list

The Detroit Lions have activated wide receiver Golden Tate from the PUP list, meaning he is eligible to practice on Monday. Last week, the Detroit Lions put wide receivers Golden Tate and TJ Jones and defensive end Ziggy Ansah on the PUP list. All three players ended up on the PUP list with shoulder injuries, although none of the ailments were believed to be long-term things. In Tate's case, his shoulder injury was indeed only a short-term issue. I say that because the Lions actually activated him from the PUP list on Monday morning. This means that he is eligible to practice when training...

Lions notes: Mikel Leshoure, Caraun Reid, more

Lions notes looks at Mikel Leshoure, Caraun Reid and much more. According to Detroit Lions running backs coach Curtis Modkins, Mikel Leshoure is in fact expected to have a role in Detroit's new offense. Modkins on RB Mikel Leshoure: "I think Mikel has a chance to be a big part of what we do... — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) July 25, 2014 Modkins (cont): "As a matter of fact, I’m anticipating him being a big part of what we do and a big role in our success." — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) July 25, 2014 I like the sound of this: Hearing good initial reports on #Lions rookie 5th...

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