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Lions | Cody Wilson placed on IR

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:05:23 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Cody Wilson (undisclosed) cleared waivers and was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Friday, Aug. 1.

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Lions | Nick Fairley sentenced in DUI case

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:06:19 -0700

Detroit Lions DT Nick Fairley was sentenced to a six-month suspended sentence and one year of probation Thursday, July 31, for a 2012 driving under the influence of alcohol arrest. It is unclear whether he will face discipline from the NFL. Fairley intends to appeal the decision.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett


Lions | Ryan Broyles focusing on rehab

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:03:57 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Ryan Broyles (Achilles') is trying to take things one day at a time after two days of training camp following a torn Achilles' tendon in 2013, saying he feels "pretty good right now." Broyles missed time in 2011 and 2012 with torn anterior cruciate ligaments in both knees, and he understands how to prepare for a season while rehabbing a major injury. Broyles has a new speed coach and is working on becoming more explosive, while not putting too much stress on his knees.

Fantasy Tip: Broyles is best left for your league's waiver wire.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Gabrielle Johnson


Lions | Sign Kris Redding

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:19:09 -0700

The Detroit Lions signed undrafted free-agent DE Kris Redding (Wake Forest) Thursday, July 31. Per NFL rules, UDFA deals are three years in length. Financial details were undisclosed.

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Lions | Cody Wilson waived/injured

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:45:14 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Cody Wilson (undisclosed) was waived/injured Thursday, July 31.

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Lions | George Johnson works with top unit

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:22:20 -0700

Detroit Lions DE George Johnson saw some playing time with the first unit at defensive end Wednesday, July 30. Johnson has trimmed down to 263 pounds, and head coach Jim Caldwell wants to get a closer look at the naturally explosive athlete on the edge.

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Lions | Kevin Ogletree sees more first-team reps

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:21:43 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Kevin Ogletree was getting extra work with the first-team offense in practice Wednesday, July 30, working primarily out of the slot.

Fantasy Tip: Ogletree has reportedly been impressive during the early portion of training camp, and he appears to have a leg up for the No. 3 receiver job at this point. But it's still early in training camp, so don't get crazy and scoot him way up your draft sheet just yet. Still, if he can secure the No. 3 job, he might emerge as a nice WR4 or 'flex' fantasy option in leagues of 12 or more teams.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLive.com - Justin Rogers


Lions | Matthew Stafford shows off leadership

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:20:56 -0700

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford looked sharp at training camp practice Wednesday, July 30. Stafford also pulled TE Eric Ebron aside, clearly providing feedback to the rookie, showing off some leadership.

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Lions | Joique Bell appears agile

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:19:21 -0700

Detroit Lions RB Joique Bell (knee) missed organized team activities (OTAs) and minicamp while recovering from a knee injury, but he looked good cutting and accelerating with ease during team portions of practice Wednesday, July 30.

Fantasy Tip: A healthy Bell appears to be slotted behind starter Reggie Bush for the primary job, so he should get his fair share of touches. He is a decent low-end RB2 or flex option, especially in leagues which reward points per reception (PPR). Bell needs to stay healthy to hold off a charge from sleeper Theo Riddick and holdover Mikel Leshoure, among others.

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Lions | Rob Sims looking good

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:18:52 -0700

Detroit Lions OG Rob Sims (knee) missed organized team activities (OTAs) and minicamp while recovering from a knee injury, but he held his own working against DT Nick Fairley in one-on-one drills. Sims said after practice Wednesday, July 30, that he is surprised with how well his body is responding and feels he can return to the level of play from his 2012 campaign.

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Lions | Kyle Van Noy back at practice

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:09:54 -0700

Detroit Lions LB Kyle Van Noy (thumb) was back on the field for practice Wednesday, July 30, after leaving the field early Tuesday, July 29, due to a thumb injury.

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Lions | Jose Gumbs tries out

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:48:10 -0700

Free-agent SS Jose Gumbs (Redskins) tried out for the Detroit Lions Wednesday, July 30, KFFL has learned.

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Lions | Corey Hilliard, LaAdrian Waddle battling at RT

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:45:23 -0700

Detroit Lions OTs Corey Hilliard and LaAdrian Waddle appear to be getting an equal shot at the starting right tackle job. Hilliard worked with the first-team offense Monday, July 28, and Waddle worked with the top unit Tuesday, July 29.

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Lions | Kevin Ogletree working as No. 3 WR

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:44:23 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Kevin Ogletree has been spent time on the top unit each of the first two days of training camp, working as the No. 3 receiver. He is battling WRs Ryan Broyles, Kris Durham, Corey Fuller and Jeremy Ross, among others, for the No. 3 job behind starting WRs Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate. Offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi singled out Ogletree during the spring as a player that impressed him.

Fantasy Tip: If Ogletree was able to work into a No. 3 role, he would still be more of a WR4 or flex play in fantasy leagues of 12 or more teams. However, all it would take is one injury to Johnson or Tate for him to see more targets and relevance.

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Lions | TEs working on blocking

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:43:37 -0700

Detroit Lions TE Brandon Pettigrew and the other tight ends have split time between working on the offensive line and working with the pass-catching receivers and running backs catching passes. Pettigrew worked with the line while TEs Eric Ebron and Joseph Fauria worked on catching passes Tuesday, July 29. "We rotate and go down there during periods," Pettigrew said. "We have five guys here, why not split up and have some guys down there and some guys down here." Pettigrew said this helps his blocking fundamentals, and aids Ebron and Fauria as well.

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Abdul-Quddus Isa SS
Abram Chad FB
Ansah Ziggy DL
Austin Rodney C
Bell Joique RB
Bentley Bill CB
Bentley Dwight CB
Broyles Ryan WR
Bullard Alex OG
Bush Reggie RB
Butler Drew P
Carey Don FS
Collins Jed FB
Couplin III James S
Dalton A.J. OG
Durham Kris WR
Ebron Eric TE
Edwards Patrick WR
Fairley Nick DL
Fauria Joseph TE
Fluellen Andre DL
Franklin James QB
Freese Nate PK
Fuller Corey WR
Gomes DeJon SS
Green Jonte CB
Green Stephfon RB
Greenwood Chris CB
Harrison Jerome RB
Heller Will TE
Hepburn Brandon LB
Hester Aaron CB
Hickman Greg DT
Hilliard Corey OT
Ihedigbo James SS
Jackson Justin LB
Johnson Calvin WR
Johnson George DL
Jones Jason DL
Jones T.J. WR
Keyton Darren OG
Lawson Nevin CB
Leshoure Mikel RB
Levy DeAndre LB
Lewis Travis LB
Logan Stefan RB
Lucas Cornelius OT
Martin Sam P
Mathis Rashean CB
Maxwell Jacob TE
Messina Carmen LB
Miller Steven RB
Moore Kellen QB
Mosley C.J. M. DL
Muhlbach Don C
Neloms Martavius CB
Ogletree Kevin WR
Orlovsky Dan QB
Owens Montell RB
Palmer Ashlee LB
Payton Quintin WR
Peacock Andrew WR
Pettigrew Brandon TE
Proctor Xavier DL
Quin Glover FS
Raiola Dominic C
Redding Kris DE
Reid Caraun DL
Reiff Riley OT
Reynolds Garrett OG
Riddick Theo RB
Ross Jeremy WR
Saddler-McQueen Jimmy DL
Seisay Mohammed CB
Sims Rob OG
Slay Darius CB
Stafford Matthew QB
Stanford Julian LB
Suh Ndamukong DL
Swanson Travis C
Tapp Darryl LB
Tate Golden WR
Tavecchio Giorgio PK
Taylor Devin DL
Thompson Jordan TE
Tulloch Stephen LB
Van Noy Kyle LB
Vaughn Cassius CB
Waddle LaAdrian OT
Warford Larry OG
Webster Larry DE
Whitehead Tahir LB
Wiggins Reese WR
Williams Michael OT
Wilson Cody WR
Winn George RB

Austin Teryl DC
Barry Mike AC
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Caldwell Jim HC
Colletto Jim AC
Cooter Jim Bob AC
Cunningham Gunther AC
Heffernan Terry AC
Johnson Bobby AC
Kocurek Kris AC
Loeffler Scot AC
Lombardi Joe OC
Mayhew Martin GM
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Oden Tony AC
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Raymond Robert TO
Reed Fred AC
Saunders Cedric TO
Sheridan Bill AC
Snow Phil AC
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