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  1. Falcons edge Lions after Tate TD was overturned
    An apparent game-winning touchdown by Golden Tate was overturned in Detroit, allowing the Atlanta Falcons to sneak out of Ford Field with a 30-26 victory over the Lions.
  2. Jim Caldwell signs multi-year extension with Lions
    Jim Caldwell is staying in Motown for the long haul. The Detroit Lions signed their head coach to a multi-year extension, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Saturday.
  3. Tom Brady, J.J. Nelson among Players of the Week
    Tom Brady, Chris Jones, Desmond Trufant and J.J. Nelson are among the players who earned NFL Player of the Week honors Wednesday for their standout Week 2 performances.
  4. Marvin Jones: Lions' defense made statement in win
    The Lions pounded Eli Manning en route to logging their second win of the season on Monday Night Football. After the game, receiver Marvin Jones praised his defense, saying they made a big statement.
  5. Matthew Stafford, Lions breeze by struggling Giants
    Jamal Agnew's touchdown off an 88-yard punt return put the Detroit Lions (2-0) ahead for good in a 24-10 victory over the New York Giants (0-2) on Monday night in Week 2.
  6. What to watch for in Lions-Giants 'MNF' game
    The Lions are looking to go 2-0. The Giants are out to prove their Week 1 loss to the Cowboys wasn't a true representation of who they are. What are we watching for Monday night when they duel?
  7. Injuries: Texans' C.J. Fiedorowicz (concussion) on IR
    Week 1 is over, notw on to Week 2. Here are the injuries we're tracking around the league on Tuesday.
  8. Detroit Lions trade OL Laken Tomlinson to Niners
    The Detroit Lions are trading offensive lineman Laken Tomlinson to the San Francisco 49ers, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network Mike Garafolo reported on Thursday.
  9. Matthew Stafford: 'Cousins option' wasn't on table
    During a Tuesday news conference, both the Lions and Matthew Stafford painted a picture of friendly contract negotiations before agreeing on a five-year, $135 million extension late Monday night.
  10. Lions, Matthew Stafford agree to $135M extension
    The Lions and Matthew Stafford have agreed to a five-year contract extension to make him the highest-paid player in the league, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
  11. Injuries strike key players during Friday's games
    The main goal for every NFL player and coach is to exit the preseason without major injuries. On Friday night those prayers weren't answered, as the mercurial football gods struck down two key players.
  12. Caldwell on Ezekiel Ansah return: 'I feel good about it'
    It's nowhere near a guarantee, but Lions head coach Jim Caldwell at least sounds mildly positive about getting top pass rusher Ezekiel Ansah back for Week 1.
  13. Lions DE Kerry Hyder out for season with torn Achilles
    The Lions' worst fears regarding defensive end Kerry Hyder have been confirmed. Hyder is done for the season with a torn Achilles, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported on Monday.
  14. What we learned from Sunday's preseason games
    The Detroit Lions rolled over the injury-ravaged Colts, 24-10 in each team's respective preseason opener Sunday in Indianapolis. Conor Orr writes what we learned from Sunday's preseason games.
  15. Chad Johnson: Lions' Kenny Golladay will be 'special'
    Ex-receiver Chad Johnson visited Detroit Lions training camp as a guest on Friday. Normally, a former player hanging out with a team in August wouldn't peak our interest, but he had one interesting takeaway from his visit.