4:39 AM EDT, Tue July 29, 2014
Detroit Lions cut off contract negotiations with Ndamukong Suh until after season

Detroit Lions cut off contract negotiations with Ndamukong Suh until after season

The Detroit Lions have begun training camp in ominous fashion, announcing Monday they have suspended contract negotiations with star defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the season.
CBS Sports 2 hours ago
Video: Lions delay Suh contract talks

Watch: Lions delay Suh contract talks

The Detroit Lions decided to delay contract talks with defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the 2015 season. Is this a wise move? Allie LaForce and Doug Gottlieb debate.
Detroit News 9 hours ago

Lions rookie Eric Ebron gets case of dropsies on lackluster first day

The Lions opened training camp Monday under new coach Jim Caldwell with a fast-paced practice that featured a lot of moving parts.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 9 hours ago
Access Vikings: Rudolph gets five-year extension

Access Vikings: Rudolph gets five-year extension

Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph received a five-year extension on Sunday.
Slimmed-down Neal eager to practice, show more speed

Slimmed-down Neal eager to practice, show more speed

 Photo/ESPNWisconsin.com A slimmer Mike Neal has yet to practice in camp but believes the weight he lost will make him quicker at outside linebacker.  GREEN BAY – After a five-sack season and playing in all 16 games for the first time in his career in 2013 – leading to a two-year, $8 million contract this offseason – it’s clear Mike Neal has a future in the NFL.But if the Green Bay Packers outside linebacker/defensive end is looking for another business opportunity, perhaps he could help the rest of us normal humans in the weight-loss department.A year after showing up at camp...

Kyle Long (viral infection) visits doctors

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Chicago Bears Pro Bowl right guard Kyle Long met with doctors on Monday to check the progress of his recovery from a viral infection that’s forced the former first-round pick to miss the opening four practices of camp. Despite Long’s illness, the second-year guard had been present at every training camp practice until Monday’s excused absence. The Bears next workout at Olivet Nazarene University is scheduled for Wednesday at 9 a.
Detroit News 6 hours ago
Minor thumb injury sends Lions linebacker Kyle Van Noy to sidelines

Minor thumb injury sends Lions linebacker Kyle Van Noy to sidelines

For rookie linebacker Kyle Van Noy, the first day of training camp ended almost as quickly as it started. Early during Monday afternoon's practice, Van Noy injured his right thumb and left the field to receive medical attention. Van Noy returned, but did not participate in drills.

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Pass rush in the past for a leaner Mike Neal

Mike Neal’s days as one of the Packers’ best interior pass rushers are over, at least for now. A drop of about 15 pounds from last season should spur Neal’s development at outside linebacker but also renders him too small to rush against the center and guards.
Chicago Sun-Times 6 hours ago

Optimistic Lance Briggs wants to retire in Bears uniform

BOURBONNAIS — Never known as a workout warrior, Lance Briggs is stepping up his weight-room routine this season. ‘‘When I was younger, I would work out three days, take a day off; work out four, take a day off; work out one day, take a day off,’’ Briggs said. ‘‘Now it’s five days. I’m consistently hitting two-a-days through camp.’’ The intensified regimen is a concession to age and reality. At 33, with the wear-and-tear of 11 seasons with the...
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 6 hours ago

Vikings camp: July 28

Viking camp in Mankato continued Monday.
Chicago Tribune 6 hours ago

Bears training camp recap: Day 4

Position battle: Wide receiver
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 6 hours ago

Vikings keep big piece of puzzle by extending Rudolph

The team and tight end Kyle Rudolph see a bright future together.
Detroit Free Press 7 hours ago

Lions notes: 'Minor' thumb injury KOs rookie LB Van Noy

'We won't know a whole lot until tomorrow,' Caldwell said. 'We took a good look at it, and it looks like he's got a bit of an injury to his thumb. But we'll see how he goes the rest of the week.'
Detroit News 8 hours ago

Lions' Matthew Stafford embraces challenge of learning new offense

It would have been natural for Stafford be resistant to a new offense, especially at first. There has been no pushback, no complaining. All Stafford did was roll up his sleeves and, as he said Monday after the first day of training camp, 'did everything I could to immerse myself in it.'

Detroit Lions writers break down significance of team's decision to put Ndamukong Suh's contract talks on hold

The Lions have tabled contract talks with the All-Pro defensive tackle, opting to let Suh hit the open market in 2015 to purge any possible distraction this season.
St. Paul Pioneer Press 8 hours ago
Adrian Peterson: Vikings finally have the right offense

Adrian Peterson: Vikings finally have the right offense

MANKATO, Minn. -- Adrian Peterson once likened learning offensive coordinator Norv Turner's versatile multiple formations to performing surgery.

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    Ndamukong Suh

    Detroit Lions writers break down significance of team's decision to put Ndamukong Suh's contract talks on hold

  • 7 Jay Cutler

    Jay Cutler

    Jay Cutler: The art and soul of offense

  • 4 Matthew Stafford

    Matthew Stafford

    Lions' Matthew Stafford embraces challenge of learning new offense

  • 4 Kyle Rudolph

    Kyle Rudolph

    Vikings keep big piece of puzzle by extending Rudolph

  • 3 Mike Neal

    Mike Neal

    Pass rush in the past for a leaner Mike Neal

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