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Training camp primer: NFC North

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

Detroit Lions Projected 2020 record: 9-7 2019 record: 3-12-1 2019 summary: Matt Patricia's leaky defense undermined a quietly terrific start from Matthew Stafford and the offense, as the Lions were unlucky to start 3-4-1. Then Stafford went down with a back injury, and Detroit didn't win again. Key additions: CB Jeff Okudah, LB Jamie Collins, CB Desmond Trufant, OT Halapoulivaati Vaitai, RB D'Andre Swift, DT Danny Shelton, QB Chase Daniel, DT Nick Williams, G Jonah Jackson, G Logan Stenberg Note...

Caldwell says he feels ‘great’ after health scare

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer Close Previously covered University of Michigan for ESPN.com and AnnArbor.com Also covered Notre Dame for Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Follow on Twitter Former Detroit Lions and Indianapolis Colts coach Jim Caldwell said he is "feeling great, actually," a little over a year after stepping away from an assistant head coaching job with the Miami Dolphins because of a health scare.

Caldwell says he feels ‘great’ after health scare

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer Close Previously covered University of Michigan for ESPN.com and AnnArbor.com Also covered Notre Dame for Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Follow on Twitter Former Detroit Lions and Indianapolis Colts coach Jim Caldwell said he is "feeling great, actually," a little over a year after stepping away from an assistant head coaching job with the Miami Dolphins because of a health scare.

Lions’ Jamie Collins on bond with Jarrad Davis: If we’re not tight. We can’t get everybody else tight.

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

It’s a lot simpler just to be who you are and not have to worry about trying to portray it onto other people or make people see you, ‘Hey, I’m like this, but I’m really like this. Jamie is who he is, and he doesn’t care who likes it or who doesn’t like it. Just being around a person like that just allows me and everyone else to let their guard down and just be you -- be genuine.

Detroit Lions’ Taylor Decker still waiting for contract extension: Here’s the latest

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

Decker and the Detroit Lions still have not had substantial talks on a contract extension that in another year might have been done already. Now, as Matthew Stafford's blindside protector and Bob Quinn's first ever draft pick prepares to play out the option year on his rookie contract, it's possible he's down to his final 16 games as a Lion. "It’s strange," Decker said in a video conference Thursday.

What is the most optimistic thing about the 2020 Lions?

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

The Detroit Lions have been relatively mediocre for the last few seasons. And I have no clue what this season will look like for them. Even without a COVID-inflicted season, I think I would have hard time pinning down my expectations for the Lions this year.

Lions activate Kenny Golladay off reserve/COVID-19 list

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

The Detroit Lions have activated wide receiver Kenny Golladay from the reserve/COVID-19 list. The list was created for players who either test positive for COVID-19 or have been in close contact with an infected person. The Lions put Golladay on it last week.

Russell Bodine becomes third Lions player to opt out of 2020 season

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

Detroit Lions veteran offensive lineman Russell Bodine became the team's third member to opt of the 2020 season on Wednesday. The Lions signed Bodine to a futures deal shortly after the conclusion of the 2019 season. A fourth-round draft pick out of North Carolina in 2014, Bodine started 74 games between 2014-18.

Lions activate Golladay from COVID-19 list

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: The Detroit Lions have activated wide receiver Kenny Golladay from the reserve/COVID-19 list. The list was created for players who either test positive for COVID-19 or have been in close contact with an infected person. The Lions put Golladay on it last week.

Wife of Lions QB Stafford blames NFL for harassment after false positive COVID-19 test

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

DETROIT, Mich. WLNS) — Kelly Stafford, the wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, is blaming the NFL for harassment her family received after her husband’s false positive coronavirus test. She called the past several days “somewhat of a nightmare.