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With Megatron at OTAs, Raiders WRs take notice

With Megatron at OTAs, Raiders WRs take notice

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Tim Twentyman

10 QUESTIONS WITH TWENTYMAN: Who's a second-year player to watch?

Tim Twentyman answers 10 fan-submitted questions as the Lions start OTAs.

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THE DAILY DRIVE: Whitehead OK with position change after Lions draft Davis

Poll: Did the Lions handle Calvin Johnson's retirement properly? Nate Atkins – Mlive.com May 23, 2017 Ask Kyle: The Lions look petty for shaking down Calvin Johnson Kyle Meinke – Mlive.com May ...

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Can the Detroit Lions win the NFC North?

The Detroit Lions were in prime position to win the NFC North last season. Unfortunately, losing three games in a row at the tail end of the season thwarted that dream. The team has improved many facets of their roster since last season. A greatly improved offensive line as well as drafted prospects that could make an immediate impact on the defense. 2017 could see the Lions end a 20+ year division title drought. The Green Bay Packers are the obvious team to beat within the division and are...

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Ameer Abdullah, Brad Kaaya, Kenny Golladay players to watch in Lions' OTAs

Ameer Abdullah, Brad Kaaya, Kenny Golladay players to watch in Lions' OTAs

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Tim Twentyman

5 things to watch: OTAs

Tim Twentyman takes a look at 5 things to watch as the Lions begin OTAs.

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Ameer Abdullah could be headed for a featured role in Detroit

The running back the Cardinals wanted to draft before drafting David Johnson may soon get a chance to have an impact similar to Arizona’s 2015 Plan B option. Lions running back Ameer Abdullah recently said he’d be better than any other option the team may bring in. They didn’t bring anyone in via free agency…

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Calvin Johnson easily could have avoided bonus reimbursement

Former Lions receiver Calvin Johnson, who never said much during his playing career, lately has been saying plenty. Over the weekend, he said plenty about his current disillusionment with the team. Though he opted not to spell it out, the discontent comes from the fact that Johnson had to write out a check for $320,000 to…

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Lions had to know Calvin Johnson's stance could turn sour

Lions had to know Calvin Johnson's stance could turn sour

Detroit Lions

THE DAILY DRIVE: Lions DE takes Wall Street gig while living on 15 percent of NFL salary

Wayne Walker, Lions LB, longtime 49ers broadcaster, dies at 80 nfl.com May 20, 2017 Lions great Wayne Walker dies at 80 Sean Wagner-McGough – CBS Sports May 20, 2017 Remembering Wayne Walker:...

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Tim Twentyman

Abdullah feeling good as OTAs near

Running back Ameer Abdullah says he's feeling good as the Lions make their way through the offseason training program.

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Calvin Johnson admits he hid concussions from Lions

Former Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson continues to make the media rounds lately and provide some pretty interesting details about his playing career. As an example, Johnson recently had an interview with the Detroit Free Press and hinted the Lions didn’t treat him well near the end of his career: “I don’t even like to talk Lions too much just because the way our relationship ended.” Now Megatron has another interesting interview in which he confirmed he hid head injuries from...

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Former Calvin Johnson on concussions: ‘I don’t tell the coach sometimes cause I know I got a job to do’

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson says player concussions are way more common then you would think. Speaking about the subject amid Tom Brady’s wife Gisele’s assertion that Brady played with one in 2016, Johnson’s reply if he ever had one and concealed it, was “of course.” “They’re going to dispute that, but anytime you black out, anytime you hit the ground and everything is stars and stuff, any time your brain hits your skull, that’s a concussion,” Johnson said,...

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Mike O'Hara

O'HARA'S MONDAY COUNTDOWN: Barry Sanders' take

Barry Sanders gives his insights into the Detroit Lions of 2017 in this week’s Monday Countdown.

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Calvin Johnson: “Of course” I had concussions I hid from the doctors

Calvin Johnson was a quiet guy during his playing career, but he has plenty to say in retirement. Johnson, the former Lions receiver who said yesterday that he didn’t like how the team treated him when he retired, also had some interesting things to say about concussions. Asked if he ever concealed a concussion from…

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Calvin Johnson still miffed over how Lions relationship ended

Calvin Johnson remains retired from professional football and has no desire to return, but that doesn’t mean he’s completely satisfied with how his relationship with the Detroit Lions ended. Upon announcing his retirement from the NFL, the Lions requested Johnson pay back $320,000 of the $3.2 million signing bonus on his final contract — a request rarely made by a team, especially when it comes to superstars like Megatron. Having set various all-time marks, including franchise records...

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Calvin Johnson says he ‘of course’ hid concussions

Calvin Johnson already said some things this weekend that the Detroit Lions won’t like, and now he’s said some things that the NFL won’t like.Megatron spoke with the Detroit Free Press’ Dave Birkett after his football camp on Saturday. He was asked about concussions and said he “of course” hid them.“Guys get concussions, they don’t tell the coaches,” Johnson said told Birkett. “It happens. I don’t tell the coach sometimes cause I know I got a job to do. The team needs...

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Detroit Lions season relies heavily on Ameer Abdullah

When it comes to the Detroit Lions, people think of a stout front seven and a dynamic passing attack. The last thing that comes to mind is the running game. Maybe it’s because the Lions are a pass heavy team or maybe it’s because they haven’t had a good running back since Barry Sanders retired. Ameer Abdullah could very well change that. He can be the running back that the Lions need to become serious contenders, but he has to stay on the field. It’s been an up and down two years for...

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