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Calvin Johnson says Lions once made him change story about suffering concussion

Calvin Johnson has openly criticized the Detroit Lions on more than one occasion since he made the shocking decision to retire from the NFL at age 30 three years ago, but the latest revelation he made about his time with the franchise may be the most damning. In a lengthy interview with Michael Rosenberg of The MMQB, Johnson criticized NFL teams for only caring about their “product” and not the welfare of players. He spoke about the rampant opioid abuse across the league, and he also...

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OSU Heisman winner 'Hopalong' Cassady dies

Howard "Hopalong" Cassady, the 1955 Heisman Trophy winner who was once described by legendary Ohio State coach Woody Hayes as "the most inspirational player I've ever seen," has died at the age of 85.

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A trip to Philly gives Lions' DT Mike Daniels memories of home and a glimpse of his future

Daniels makes only his second NFL trip to his Philly home this weekend. He has dedicated a lot to people in the community and cherishes seeing them.

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Watch: Tracy Walker on importance of creating turnovers

DB Tracy Walker discusses the importance for the defense to create big plays and his increased comfort level with the defense in his second year with the team.

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Watch: X's and O's with Dan Orlovksy: Week 3

Mike O'Hara and former Lions QB Dan Orlovksy break down the week 3 matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles. X's and O's presented by Xfinity

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Interior of offensive line becoming a team strength

Through two games, the interior of the Detroit Lions’ offensive line has performed at a high level. What’s been the difference this season? The long and winding road that has been the Detroit Lions’ desired construction of a complete, high-level offensive line has yet to reach its apex. The inside of the unit however, has […] Detroit Lions: Interior of offensive line becoming a team strength - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Matthew Stafford is a gunslinger once again

The Detroit Lions are still technically undefeated after two games. Much of that is due to the return of Matthew Stafford to his gunslinging ways. The Detroit Lions 2018 season was a disappointment on so many levels. New head coach Matt Patricia and his staff, as well as his players, failed to meet expectations and […] Detroit Lions: Matthew Stafford is a gunslinger once again - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Jalen Ramsey likes post of him heading to the Lions

It’s still silly time around the National Football League. That’s what happens when multiple star players request trades during the early part of the season. Following a spat with head coach Doug Marrone, that’s exactly what Jacksonville Jaguars Pro Bowl cornerback Jalen Ramsey did earlier this week. Needless to say, interest in Ramsey will be hot and heavy around the NFL. Rumors about potential landing spots are also taking off. Ramsey isn’t doing much to throw cold water into the...

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2020 NFL mock draft roundup: Detroit Lions go CB or OT

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Some patterns are already starting to emerge with 2020 mock drafts. With 15 weeks of the regular season left to go, you’d figure that mock drafts are still a ways off. As it is, the draft community never stops grinding and the first mock drafts for 2020 came out literally the day after the first round of the 2019 NFL draft. As usual, though, this time of year is less about projecting where people will be drafted and by whom than it is name recognition and...

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Matthew Stafford knows the Detroit Lions must finish the game

This Detroit Lions team still might not be playoff bound. But the win over the Chargers on Sunday goes a long way to show what is needed going forward. The Detroit Lions win on Sunday over the Los Angeles Chargers felt great as a fan. It was the complete opposite of watching the team blow […] Matthew Stafford knows the Detroit Lions must finish the game - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Detroit Lions shake up the roster; C.J. Anderson, Josh Johnson released

The Detroit Lions made some roster moves on Tuesday which included the release of running back C.J. Anderson and backup quarterback Josh Johnson. The Detroit Lions can’t be happy about how they played through the first two games of the new regular season, although their record sits at 1-0-1, placing them second in the NFC […] Detroit Lions shake up the roster; C.J. Anderson, Josh Johnson released - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Darrell Bevell opens up the Detroit Lions deep passing attack

New Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell came to town with many thinking he’d focus on the ground game, then something else happened. With a new offensive coordinator in town, the Detroit Lions offense has taken to the skies. Many thought when Lions offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell took the reins, things would look like more […] Darrell Bevell opens up the Detroit Lions deep passing attack - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs,...

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Should the Detroit Lions consider trading for Jalen Ramsey?

The Detroit Lions could use a cornerback to pair with Darius Slay in the secondary. Is two-time Pro Bowler Jalen Ramsey the answer? Questions about the Detroit Lions starting cornerback position opposite two-time Pro Bowler Darius Slay circled the franchise all offseason. The default winner ultimately became free-agent signee Rashaan Melvin after the Lions threw […] Should the Detroit Lions consider trading for Jalen Ramsey? - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site -...

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Lions' offense is a work in progress, but the signs are pointing up

Under a new offensive coordinator, Matthew Stafford & Co. have already seen an increase in production. But the Lions have room to improve.

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Watch: Vote Damon Harrison For The 2019 Hometown Hero Award!

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This Detroit Lions late rounder should get more playing time

The Detroit Lions managed to topple the Super Bowl contending Los Angeles Chargers. And one rookie was able to show just how helpful he can be for his team. The Detroit Lions and Los Angeles Chargers traded early blows, but remained mostly silent on the scoring front (save one Charger field goal) until late in […] This Detroit Lions late rounder should get more playing time - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Kenny Golladay shines in Detroit Lions first win; Future Pro Bowler?

The explosive third-year wideout led the team in yards in Week 2, but how good can Kenny Golladay be for the Detroit Lions in 2019? Thankfully for the Detroit Lions fans everywhere, their favorite team was able to improve on their late game troubles from Week One. After taking the lead with just over seven […] Kenny Golladay shines in Detroit Lions first win; Future Pro Bowler? - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Lions' Kenny Golladay shows he's one of the NFL's rising talents in win

Golladay has become one of Matthew Stafford's most trusted targets, and he proved why with the game-winning TD in the win over the Chargers.

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