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Lions president OK paying Stafford 'whatever it takes'
Matthew Stafford has insisted there is no timetable to get a deal done. Lions president Rod Wood said he's comfortable making Stafford the highest player in the NFL, in order to keep the QB.
Lions DT Khyri Thornton suspended for six games
The NFL on Tuesday suspended Detroit Lions defensive tackle Khyri Thornton for six games for violating the league's policy on substances of abuse.
Rams trade ex-No. 2 pick Greg Robinson to Lions
The Los Angeles Rams finally gave up on former No. 2 overall pick Greg Robinson. The Rams traded the offensive tackle to the Detroit Lions for a 2018 sixth-round pick, Ian Rapoport reported.
Taylor Decker suffers torn labrum, out 4-6 months
The Detroit Lions' offensive line has taken a huge hit. Left tackle Taylor Decker will miss four to six months after undergoing shoulder surgery for a torn labrum earlier this week.
Golden Tate makes his case for new Lions contract
Golden Tate is making his case for a new deal. The Lions wideout is looking to cash in on Julian Edelman's pay day. Will Detroit pay the receiver's request any mind?
Jeremy Maclin visits Ravens after meeting with Bills
Former Chiefs wide receiver Jeremy Maclin visited the Bills on Tuesday and Wednesday, and is visiting with the Ravens on Thursday. The WR was released by the Chiefs last week.
Lions OT Taylor Decker undergoes shoulder surgery
The Detroit Lions' revamped offensive line took a big hit. Left tackle Taylor Decker underwent shoulder surgery on Monday after suffering an injury last week during non-padded OTA workouts.
Lions' Marvin Jones focusing on strong finish in '17
In his first season in Detroit, Marvin Jones went in like a Lion, but out like a lamb. He's looking to change that in 2017. Can the receiver bounce back from a disappointing finish?
Lions sign RB Matt Asiata to 1-year deal
The Lions are adding much-needed help to the backfield. Former Vikings running back Matt Asiata has signed a one-year deal, Detroit announced.
Calvin Johnson: I wasn't treated well on way out
Calvin Johnson isn't salty about his relationship with the Lions, but that doesn't mean he necessarily enjoys how things ended in Detroit once he decided to retire from football.
Lions' Teez Tabor uses speed criticism as motivation
Lions' Teez Tabor has faced a negative stigma after clocking a 40-yard dash time of 4.62 seconds at the NFL Scouting Combine. Now, the rookie cover man is using the criticism as motivation.
Abdullah 'better player' than any RB Lions could sign
The Detroit Lions' running back corps is the same as it ended the 2016 season. Ameer Abdullah said the offseason discussions about adding to the corps didn't threaten his status as the alpha.
Are the Lions talking extension with Eric Ebron?
Former first-round pick Eric Ebron says he's already talked about an extension with the team's GM (the Lions picked up his fifth-year option two weeks ago) and eyes a long-term future in Detroit.
Jim Caldwell expects LB Jarrad Davis to help 'quickly'
The Lions selected LB Jarrad Davis in the first round of last month's draft. Prior to the start rookie minicamp on Friday, head coach Jim Caldwell said he expects the rookie to make an immediate impact.
Lions great, Pro Football Hall of Famer Yale Lary dies at 86
Detroit Lions legend and Pro Football Hall of Famer Yale Lary died at the age of 86 on Friday morning.