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  1. Ezekiel Ansah signs Detroit Lions franchise tag
    Ezekiel Ansah is expected to be on board for Matt Patricia's first Lions offseason conditioning program this week. The pass rusher signed his franchise tag.
  2. Free agency roundup: Colts re-sign Christine Michael
    The Indianapolis Colts are giving Christine Michael another chance. The team re-signed the running back on Wednesday after he spent the entire 2017 season on injured reserve.
  3. Detroit Lions release TE Eric Ebron after four seasons
    Eric Ebron is out in Detroit. The Lions announced Wednesday that they have released the tight end. Ebron, who is entering his fifth season, was slated to make $8.25 million in 2018.
  4. Matt Patricia not trying to be Bill Belichick in Detroit
    Just because Matt Patricia spent his entire NFL coaching career with Bill Belichick doesn't mean he's going to try to be Belichick 2.0 in Detroit. "I'm my own guy," he said.
  5. Patriots DC Matt Patricia named head coach of Lions
    Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions officially have a new head coach. The team announced Monday that former New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia will take over.
  6. Marvin Jones: Detroit Lions could have top NFL offense
    The Detroit Lions proved correct the popular thought of football being a pass-first game in 2017. Despite having no semblance of a running game, Marvin Jones believes the Lions could be the NFL's best in 2018.
  7. Breaking down Cardinals, Colts, Giants, Lions coaching searches
    Four head coaching jobs remain open and could be for a while depending on this weekend’s results. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport has a snapshot of where things stand with each.
  8. Detroit Lions fire Jim Caldwell after missing playoffs
    After more than two years of on-again, off-again speculation regarding his future with the team, the Detroit Lions fired Jim Caldwell on Monday after the team's 9-7 season.
  9. Who's safe? Who's out? NFC coaches on hot seat
    Will the Giants poach Jim Schwartz from their NFC East rivals? Are Bruce Arians and Pete Carroll ready to retire? Ian Rapoport takes a look at potential coaching changes in the NFC.
  10. Jim Caldwell: A little above average isn't good enough
    Jim Caldwell says being a little bit above average isn't good enough for the Detroit Lions, but after Sunday's loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, is it too late for Caldwell to save his job with the team?
  11. Lions maul Bears, stay alive in postseason hunt
    Two down, two to go. The Lions (8-6) kept their playoff hopes alive and took care of business, cruising past the Bears (4-10), 20-10 in the undercard of Week 15's Saturday doubleheader.
  12. What to watch for in Bears-Lions, Chargers-Chiefs
    Saturday football is back! Marc Sessler previews what to watch for when the Chicago Bears visit the Detroit Lions and the Kansas City Chiefs host the Los Angeles Chargers.
  13. Injuries: Matthew Stafford (hand) to start vs. Bucs
    Despite suffering a hand injury last week, Lions QB Matthew Stafford will play against the Buccaneers. Here are other injuries we're tracking leading up to Sunday's games.
  14. Matthew Stafford (hand) throws at Lions practice
    Matthew Stafford is making progress in dealing with a bruised right hand suffered in last week's loss at Baltimore. The Lions QB was seen throwing in practice on Thursday with two fingers taped.
  15. Jim Caldwell on Lions' chances: 'Season's not over yet'
    The Detroit Lions rest on the deep fringes of the NFC wild-card picture, but coach Jim Caldwell isn't giving up on the team's postseason aspirations.