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  Lions | Michael Pittman Jr. a fit in Detroit?    Sat Jan 18, 09:16 PM

Southern California WR Michael Pittman Jr. has 'the size the Detroit Lions love at the position,' according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, and Birkett believes the Lions could target in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft.

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  Lions | Detroit scouting quarterbacks?    Sat Jan 18, 07:47 PM

Utah State QB Jordan Love, Washington State QB Anthony Gordon and Michigan QB Shea Patterson are three players the Detroit Lions will 'have their eyes on' during Senior Bowl week, according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press.

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  Lions | Danny Amendola could be back next season    Fri Jan 17, 01:06 AM

Detroit Lions WR Danny Amendola is set to become an unrestricted free agent, but he's a 'prime candidate' to be re-signed, in the opinion of The Detroit Free Press' Dave Birkett.

Footballguys view: Amendola helped the Lions thin wide receiver group and had one of his best years as a pro in 2019. He will have some marginal value in PPR leagues if he returns to Detroit.

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  Lions | Cory Undlin hired by Detroit    Mon Jan 13, 08:19 AM

Philadelphia Eagles defensive backs coach Cory Undlin was hired by the Detroit Lions as defensive coordinator Monday, Jan. 13.

Footballguys view: Undlin's position group had a terrible year more because of personnel than coaching and Undlin was highly thought of in Philadelphia. He's unlikely to call plays with Matt Patricia at head coach.

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  Lions | Elandon Roberts may be FA target    Sat Jan 11, 09:10 PM

New England Patriots impending free-agent LB Elandon Roberts may receive some interest from the Detroit Lions in free agency, in the opinion of the Detroit Free Press' Dave Birkett.

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  Lions | Detroit may look at Case Keenum    Sat Jan 11, 09:08 PM

Washington Redskins impending free-agent QB Case Keenum may receive interest from the Detroit Lions this offseason, in the opinion of the Detroit Free Press' Dave Birkett. The Lions showed interest in Keenum last offseason.

Footballguys view: The Lions want veteran insurance behind Matthew Stafford. In 2019, Stafford was playing at a high level before injuring his back and missing the final eight games of the season. Jeff Driskel and David Blough didn't make much of an impact for the Lions but a guy like Keenum could keep things afloat while Stafford is banged up. Of course, everyone wants Stafford to be healthy but the need to be ready in case he gets hurt again.

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  Lions | Brayden Coombs hired    Sat Jan 11, 11:29 AM

The Detroit Lions hired Cincinnati Bengals assistant special teams coach Brayden Coombs to be their special teams coordinator Saturday, Jan. 11.

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  Lions | Tra Carson back with Detroit    Tue Jan 7, 04:19 PM

Free-agent RB Tra Carson (Lions) signed a Reserve/Futures contract with the Detroit Lions on Tuesday, Jan. 7.

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  Lions | Detroit promotes two assistants    Tue Jan 7, 02:17 PM

Detroit Lions assistant offensive line coach Hank Fraley was named the team's new offensive line coach Tuesday, Jan. 7. Coaching assistant Billy Yates was also named assistant offensive line coach.

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  Lions | Danny Amendola fined for Week 17 penalty    Mon Jan 6, 01:54 AM

Detroit Lions WR Danny Amendola was fined $10,527 for an unnecessary roughness penalty in Week 17 against the Green Bay Packers.

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  Lions | Matthew Stafford sharp when healthy    Sat Jan 4, 11:10 PM

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (back, hip) ranked second in the NFL in passing yards per game (312.4), second in yards per pass attempt (8.6) and fifth in QBR (70.1) in the eight games he played in 2019.

Footballguys view: There is no doubt that Stafford is a fine quarterback, and he was playing good football before he was hurt. He's got plenty of time to get to full strength this offseason and should be playing at a high level upon his return.

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  Lions | Kenny Golladay tough to contain    Thu Jan 2, 10:33 PM

Detroit Lions WR Kenny Golladay led the NFL with 11 touchdown receptions in 2019. His 1,190 receiving yards ranked seventh, and he ranked third in yards per catch (18.3) and second in receptions of 20-plus yards (22).

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  Lions | Detroit losing two assistants    Thu Jan 2, 03:38 PM

Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Paul Pasqualoni and offensive line coach Jeff Davidson resigned from their posts Thursday, Jan. 2.

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  Lions | Mike Daniels hopes to return    Wed Jan 1, 03:03 PM

Detroit Lions impending free-agent DT Mike Daniels said he wants to re-sign with the Lions this offseason.

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  Lions | Detroit fires multiple coaches    Wed Jan 1, 01:47 AM

Detroit Lions special teams coach John Bonamego, defensive backs coach Brian Stewart, tight ends coach Chris White and football performance coach Harold Nash were fired on Tuesday, Dec. 31.

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  Lions | Three more signed to futures contracts    Tue Dec 31, 09:18 PM

Free-agent C Russell Bodine (Patriots), TE Paul Butler (Raiders) and TE Matt Sokol (Jaguars) signed Reserve/Future contracts with the Detroit Lions Tuesday, Dec. 31. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

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  Lions | Detroit signs 11 to futures deals    Tue Dec 31, 09:09 PM

Free-agent WR Victor Bolden (Lions), WR Jonathan Duhart (Lions), LS James Fisher (Lions), P Jack Fox (Lions), S A.J. Howard (Lions), WR Tom Kennedy (Lions), OT Matt Nelson (Lions), DT Olive Sagapolu (Lions), LB Christian Sam (Lions), OG Casey Tucker (Lions) and P Matt Wile (Lions) signed Reserve/Future contracts with the Detroit Lions Monday, Dec. 30. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

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  Lions | Christian Jones undergoes surgery    Tue Dec 31, 09:01 PM

Detroit Lions LB Christian Jones (shoulder) underwent shoulder surgery Friday, Dec. 27. He is expected to be sidelined for two to four months and is not sure if he will be available for the start of offseason workouts.

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  Lions | Al Golden done in Detroit    Tue Dec 31, 05:42 PM

Detroit Lions linebackers coach Al Golden was fired on Tuesday, Dec. 31.

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  Lions | Matthew Stafford on track for workouts    Mon Dec 30, 07:10 PM

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (back) said his recovery is on schedule and expects to be ready for the start of offseason workouts.

Footballguys view: Stafford was outstanding in 2019 but only appeared in eight games before getting shut down. This back injury has plenty of time to heal, and we expect to see Stafford look like himself next season. He's signed through the 2022 season.

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  Lions | Concussion for Kenny Golladay    Mon Dec 30, 01:51 AM

Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions WR Kenny Golladay (head) suffered a concussion in Week 17 against the Green Bay Packers.

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  Lions | Two players ruled out    Sun Dec 29, 03:45 PM

Detroit Lions TE Isaac Nauta (hamstring) and LB Devon Kennard (hamstring) suffered injuries during the Week 17 game and will not return.

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  Lions | Kenny Golladay may have concussion    Sun Dec 29, 02:22 PM

Detroit Lions WR Kenny Golladay (head) left the Week 17 game early and is being evaluated for a concussion.

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  Lions | Danny Amendola hoping for huge game    Sun Dec 29, 09:18 AM

Detroit Lions WR Danny Amendola can collect a $250,000 contract incentive if he earns 137 receiving yards in Week 17's game against the Green Bay Packers. Entering play Sunday, Dec. 29, he has 663 receiving yards for the season and needs to reach the 800-yard milestone in order to get the bonus.

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  Lions | Detroit re-signs Casey Tucker    Sat Dec 28, 12:21 AM

The Detroit Lions re-signed free agent OT Casey Tucker to the practice squad Friday, Dec. 27.

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  Lions | Detroit's injury report for Week 17    Fri Dec 27, 04:50 PM

Detroit Lions DT A'Shawn Robinson (shoulder) did not practice all week and has been ruled out for Week 17 against the Green Bay Packers. PK Matt Prater (illness) and OT Ricky Wagner (knee) were limited in practice Friday, Dec. 27, and are listed as questionable. LB Devon Kennard (shoulder), LB Steve Longa (quad) and S Tavon Wilson (hamstring) practiced in full Friday and are also listed as questionable. DT Damon Harrison (knee, calf, rest) was limited Friday but has been removed from the injury report. OT Taylor Decker (ankle) practiced in full for a second straight day and also no longer appears on the injury report.

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  Lions | Anthony Pittman promoted to roster    Fri Dec 27, 12:30 PM

Detroit Lions LB Anthony Pittman on Friday, Dec. 27, was promoted to the active roster from the practice squad.

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  Lions | Kenny Golladay expecting to talk contract soon    Thu Dec 26, 08:21 PM

Detroit Lions WR Kenny Golladay figures he'll start talking about a contract extension with the team shortly after the conclusion of the 2019 regular season, when players from the 2017 NFL Draft are first eligible to sign a new deal. 'We haven't talked about it,' Golladay said Thursday. Dec. 26. 'I'm sure we will the next few months or so. Everything will work itself out. I'm very grateful to be here. (Detroit) definitely took a shot on me and that would be a good way to repay them.'

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  Lions | Detroit's Thursday practice report    Thu Dec 26, 04:55 PM

Detroit Lions DTs Damon Harrison (knee, calf, rest) and A'Shawn Robinson (shoulder) did not take part in practice Thursday, Dec. 26. LB Devon Kennard (shoulder), LB Steve Longa (quad), OT Ricky Wagner (knee) and S Tavon Wilson (hamstring) were limited. OT Taylor Decker (ankle) practiced in full.

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  Lions | Wednesday practice report for Lions    Wed Dec 25, 02:05 PM

Detroit Lions DT A'Shawn Robinson (shoulder) and OT Ricky Wagner (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 25. OT Taylor Decker (ankle), LB Devon Kennard (shoulder) and S Tavon Wilson (hamstring) were limited during practice. DT Damon Harrison (calf, knee) fully participated in practice. The Lions did not hold a practice Wednesday, so the injury report is an estimation.

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  Lions | Detroit signs A.J. Howard to PS    Wed Dec 25, 01:22 AM

The Detroit Lions signed free agent S A.J. Howard (Browns) to the practice squad on Tuesday, Dec. 24.

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  Lions | Jahlani Tavai officially to IR    Wed Dec 25, 12:45 AM

Detroit Lions LB Jahlani Tavai (shoulder) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Monday, Dec. 23.

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  Lions | Ken Crawley visits    Mon Dec 23, 07:18 PM

Free-agent CB Ken Crawley (Dolphins) recently met with the Detroit Lions.

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  Lions | Jahlani Tavai going on IR    Mon Dec 23, 03:25 PM

Detroit Lions LB Jahlani Tavai (shoulder) will be placed on the Reserve/Injured list.

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  Lions | Kenny Golladay busy in Week 16    Sun Dec 22, 09:11 PM

Detroit Lions WR Kenny Golladay caught six of his 12 targets for 66 yards and a touchdown in a 27-17 loss to the Denver Broncos in Week 16.

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  Lions | Quiet game for Bo Scarbrough     Sun Dec 22, 09:05 PM

Detroit Lions RB Bo Scarbrough rushed eight times for 34 yards in a 27-17 loss to the Denver Broncos in Week 16.

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  Lions | Kerryon Johnson returns with 11 touches    Sun Dec 22, 09:01 PM

Detroit Lions RB Kerryon Johnson rushed 10 times for 42 yards and caught his only target for one yard in a 27-17 loss to the Denver Broncos in Week 16.

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  Lions | Jahlani Tavai injures shoulder    Sun Dec 22, 09:00 PM

Detroit Lions LB Jahlani Tavai (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury during a 27-17 loss to the Denver Broncos in Week 16.

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  Lions | Bo Scrabrough ready to play    Sun Dec 22, 02:40 PM

Detroit Lions RB Bo Scarbrough (ribs) is officially active for the team's Week 16 game.

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  Lions | Week 16 Detroit Lions inactives    Sun Dec 22, 02:33 PM

The Detroit Lions have declared DL A'Shawn Robinson, CB Michael Jackson, OT Caleb Benenoch, CB Mike Ford, RB Wes Hills, DL Jamie Meder and OT Ricky Wagner inactive for Week 16.

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  Lions | Kerryon Johnson likely to receive normal workload    Sun Dec 22, 09:16 AM

Detroit Lions RB Kerryon Johnson is expected to get his normal workload in Week 16's contest against the Denver Broncos, even if he doesn't necessarily start the game, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Johnson is a what the heck flex today, but he is still in a bad offense on the road, so only his fresh legs give him some hope of mattering in Week 16.

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  Lions | Detroit promotes Jonathan Wynn    Sat Dec 21, 09:09 PM

Detroit Lions DE Jonathan Wynn was promoted to the active roster from the practice squad Saturday, Dec. 21.

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  Lions | Christian Jones lands on IR    Sat Dec 21, 09:07 PM

Detroit Lions LB Christian Jones (shoulder) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Saturday, Dec. 21.

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  Lions | Kerryon Johnson activated    Sat Dec 21, 04:15 PM

Detroit Lions RB Kerryon Johnson (knee) was activated off of the Reserve/Injured list Saturday, Dec. 21, according to a source. He's eligible to play Sunday, Dec. 22, against the Denver Broncos.

Footballguys view: This move was expected and now is official. Johnson has been practicing fully for two weeks and he should be in line for the starting job against the Broncos. The Broncos are fairly stout against the run, so Fantasy GMs should just consider Johnson a RB3 or flex play in Week 16.

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  Lions | Questionable tag for Bo Scarbrough     Fri Dec 20, 05:49 PM

Detroit Lions RB Bo Scarbrough (ribs) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 20, and is listed as questionable for Week 16.

Footballguys view: Scarbrough will dampen Kerryon Johnson's outlook if he's active. He and Johnson could be a power duo for the team in 2020.

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  Lions | Detroit's injury report for Week 16    Fri Dec 20, 05:05 PM

Detroit Lions LB Christian Jones (shoulder), DT A'Shawn Robinson (shoulder) and OT Ricky Wagner (knee) did not practice Friday, Dec. 20, and have been ruled out for Week 16 versus the Denver Broncos. LB Devon Kennard (hamstring) and RB Bo Scarbrough (ribs) were limited in practice Friday and are listed as questionable. DT Damon Harrison (knee, calf, rest) was also limited Friday but no longer appears on the injury report. LB Steve Longa (quad) practiced in full all week and has also been removed from the injury report.

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  Lions | Thursday practice report for Lions    Thu Dec 19, 06:22 PM

Detroit Lions DT Damon Harrison (knee, calf, non-injury), LB Devon Kennard (hamstring) and DT A'Shawn Robinson (shoulder) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 19. LB Christian Jones (shoulder) and OT Ricky Wagner (knee) were limited during practice. LB Steve Longa (quadriceps) fully participated in practice.

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  Lions | Bo Scarbrough listed as limited    Thu Dec 19, 06:17 PM

Detroit Lions RB Bo Scarbrough (ribs) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 19.

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  Lions | Kerryon Johnson hoping to play Sunday    Thu Dec 19, 05:00 PM

Detroit Lions RB Kerryon Johnson (knee) 'hopes to' play Sunday, Dec. 22, against the Denver Broncos, he said Thursday, Dec. 19. He hasn't yet been activated from the Reserve/Injured list.

Footballguys view: Johnson has been practicing in full for two weeks and his fresh legs make him a sleeper this week if he plays vs Denver.

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  Lions | Kerryon Johnson set to return?    Thu Dec 19, 01:42 PM

Detroit Lions RB Kerryon Johnson (knee) is practicing with the team Thursday, Dec. 19, and looks as though he'll rejoin the lineup Sunday, Dec. 22, against the Denver Broncos, according to Chris Burke of The Athletic. Burke adds he'd plan on Johnson starting the game.

Footballguys view: The Broncos are preparing as if Johnson will return to the field this week. The Lions don't have a much of a commitment to running the ball, and the Broncos defense is tough against the run. Johnson could start, but we'd only consider him a deep 'what the heck' flex in Week 16.

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