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Detroit Lions 2013 Training Camp Schedule

The Detroit Lions will hold their 2013 training camp for the seventh consecutive year at their headquarters and training facility in Allen Park. Beginning on Monday, July 29, fans can attend eight camp practice for free on a first-come, first-serve basis. In addition, for the team practices between July 26-28, Lions season ticket holders, its suite

Ranking Top Ten Fantasy Football Wide Receivers of 2013

In addition to ranking the Top 10 fantasy running backs, another key position on any fantasy team is the wide receiver. In this pass-happy league, there’s a lot of depth at this position and for 2013, this top receivers will all look familiar. For one, it’s appropriate to say welcome back to the list. Calvin

NFL Coaches On The Hot Seat Heading Into 2013

With summer on the horizon, this also means NFL training camps will begin before you know it. Players are always on edge to keep and attain a starting role, but so are league head coaches who find themselves on the hot seat as every new season begins. For 2013, the following coaches will begin the

Lions Sign Akers, Banks Is Not a Charity Case

Lions Sign K David Akers After having the same kicker for 21 years, the Detroit Lions quickly filled the void left by newly retired Jason Hanson one day later with former San Francisco 49ers kicker David Akers. Akers, 38, signed a one-year deal with the team and said via the Associated Press, “I’m excited about

Lions Hanson Retires, Cardinals to Workout Barkley

Lions K Hanson to Retire After 21 NFL seasons, Detroit Lions veteran kicker Jason Hanson is calling it quits. The announcement came on the team’s website and for some fans, they may not have been surprised by the news. Last season, Hanson battled a heel injury and in this offseason it continues bothering him. The

Steelers Not Interested in James Harrison, Darrius Heyward-Bey to Visit the Lions

Steelers Not Interested in Harrison For veteran linebacker James Harrison, the door on his return to the Pittsburgh Steelers has been slammed shut. According to the Pittsburgh Post Gazette’s Ed Bouchette, he tweeted, “#Steelers closed the door on James Harrison over the weekend.” On March 9, the team cut Harrison after he said no to

Lions Interested in Reggie Bush, Darrelle Revis Gets Shopped Around at the Combine

With his career likely ending with the Miami Dolphins, running back Reggie Bush reportedly already has another team interested in him: the Detroit Lions. The team could use some help at running back as Jahvid Best appears unable to recover from his concussions. It still has Mikel Leshoure and Joique Bell but they lack Bush’s versatility, noted NFL.com.

Lions President Wants to Give Stafford New Contract, Giants Trying to Re-Sign Blackburn

It’s not from a stellar 2012 season (4-12) but instead a gesture of commitment. The Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand said this week he would like to give his quarterback Matt Stafford a new contract. He said via MLive.com, “Matthew Stafford is our quarterback, and we hope is our quarterback for a long time. The