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Calvin Johnson says he wanted to leave Detroit: Lions 'didn't let me'

Johnson recently said that he wanted to finish his career with another team, but the Lions wouldn't let him leave. 

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Calvin Johnson: I should have been traded like Matthew Stafford was

There had been hope that the two sides would sort everything out before  his Hall of Fame induction, but that does not look to be happening.

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Calvin Johnson wishes Lions traded him like they did Matthew Stafford

Calvin Johnson clearly hasn’t mended fences with the Detroit Lions, and it shows based on some new comments he made this week. Johnson said he was pleased for former teammate Matthew Stafford that the Lions agreed to trade him.

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Lions sign second-round pick Levi Onwuzurike

Onwuzurike, a Washington product, opted out of the 2020 season and spent the year preparing for the 2021 NFL Draft.

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How family prepared Lions rookie Amon-Ra St. Brown to knock the 'boulder' off his shoulder

With a Mr. Universe for a dad and elite athletes for brothers, St. Brown is primed to make NFL teams pay for letting him slide in the draft.

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This Date In Transactions History: Rams Sign Jared Goff

Five years ago today, the Rams officially signed No. 1 overall pick Jared Goff. The Rams were happy to sign the promising young Cal product to a four-year,

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Goff says he feels empowered by Lions' coaches

Jared Goff says he has a "healthy relationship" with first-year Lions head coach Dan Campbell and offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn.

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Minor NFL Transactions: 6/4/21

We’ll keep track of today’s minor moves here: Detroit Lions Signed: RB Michael Warren Waived: RB Rakeem Boyd

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Lions head coach Dan Campbell confirms interest in Todd Gurley

Ultimately, Gurley profiles as a potential low-risk, high-reward signing for the Lions. And, if things don’t work out, Gurley still has several months to find his next NFL home.

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Coach confirms Lions' interest in signing Gurley

The Lions are interested in adding Todd Gurley to their backfield, coach Dan Campbell confirmed Thursday.

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Lions in contract talks with three-time Pro Bowl RB Todd Gurley?

Reports surfaced last week that three-time Pro Bowl selection and two-time First-team All-Pro running back Todd Gurley was visiting with the Detroit Lions

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NFC North Notes: Gurley, Lions, Packers

The Lions have shown some interest in signing two-time All-Pro running back Todd Gurley. It’s not clear if he’s still on the radar after their meeting last week, but Georgia alum D’Andre Swift would be happy to welcome him to Detroit’s backfield.

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Film breakdown of Jeffrey Okudah’s rookie year

Rookie corners are usually bad. Almost 40% of corners drafted in the first or second round play at a below average level in their first year. But, rookie corners aren’t usually as bad as Jeffrey Okudah was for the Lions in 2020.

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Lions Waive DT John Atkins

John Atkins‘ stint with the Lions has come to an end. The team announced this evening (on Twitter) that they’ve waived the defensive tackle. The former Georgia standout went undrafted in 2018, and after getting picked up by the Patriots, he was dumped at the end of the preseason.

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Lions sign veteran DL Brian Price to likely one-year deal

Price went undrafted in 2016, largely because of red flags — including the time he threw an official to the ground. When he didn’t hear his name called, the University of Texas-San Antonio joined up with the Packers.

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Lions DL Joel Heath Tears ACL

Joel Heath opted out of the 2020 season, and the veteran defensive lineman will now be unable to play in 2021 as well. Heath suffered a torn ACL while working out at the Lions’ facility Wednesday, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com tweets.

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Lions meet with two-time All-Pro RB Todd Gurley

If signed, Gurley will reunite with old pal Jared Goff and pair with fellow Georgia alumnus D’Andre Swift.

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Lions head coach Dan Campbell offers high praise for Jared Goff during OTAs

Whether or not QB and coach will remain friendly through the fall remains to be seen, but there's something to be said for enjoying a solid start.

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Three-time Pro Bowl RB Todd Gurley visiting with Lions

During his one and only campaign with Atlanta, Gurley averaged a paltry 3.5 yards per carry and managed a career-worst 678 rushing yards on 195 attempts.

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