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  1. Morning Roar: George Johnson impressing

    Michael Rothstein

    He first showed up in April as almost a veteran afterthought on the defensive line. He had not been much of a contributor yet in the NFL out of Rutgers, the Detroit Lions had signed another defensive end earlier in free agency and also would end up d...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
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  3. Lions defensive player thoughts vs. Jaguars

    Michael Rothstein

    For the majority of Detroit's starters, the next time they'll see the field is on "Monday Night Football" next month. Their work is over and their roster spots are secure. Against Jacksonville, a lot of those starters got enough time to actually s...

    Blog | August 24, 2014
  4. Observation Deck: Detroit Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    DETROIT -- A week ago, Jonte Green was picked on by Oakland during the Raiders' game-winning drive. On Friday, he didn't see any time until the fourth quarter against Jacksonville. In his short work Friday, the cornerback battling for a spot on th...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  5. Lions defensive players vs. Oakland

    Michael Rothstein

    The Detroit Lions are halfway through their preseason schedule and players are starting to emerge either as surprise candidates for roster spots or surprisingly on the roster bubble. The Lions gained some game evidence against Cleveland and even m...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  6. C.J. Mosley to start against Raiders

    Michael Rothstein

    Earlier this week, Jim Caldwell said not to read too much into C.J. Mosley playing with the Detroit Lions' first team defense in place of Nick Fairley. Each day, though, it becomes more difficult to do. Mosley is starting in place of Fairley on...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  7. Darius Slay OK after hit, Ansah improving

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions had a small scare Monday morning after cornerback Darius Slay collided with wide receiver Golden Tate. For the second straight week, injury to a starter was averted. "What actually happened is he had a lit...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  8. Lions Camp Report: Day 5

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Detroit Lions training camp: Rough day for the first-team offense during a two-minute drill situation. Defensive ends George Johnson and Darryl Tapp -- neither of whom is expected...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  9. Lions Camp Report: Day 3

    Michael Rothstein

    DETROIT -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Detroit Lions training camp: George Johnson, a defensive end who played with Tampa Bay and Minnesota before coming to the Lions, spent time with the first team for the second straight day....

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  10. Post-minicamp roster prediction: Defense

    Michael Rothstein

    The offseason workouts have concluded and with players and coaches about six weeks away from the start of training camp, one last rest and individualized training period will commence. After a month of workouts, though, there have been some player...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  11. Vikings finishing bold D-line remodel

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- When the Vikings made their final round of cuts Aug. 31, trimming their roster to 53, they had a nine-man group of defensive linemen that looked like this: Jared Allen, Brian Robison, Kevin Williams, Letroy Guion, Fred Evans, Sharri...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  12. Raymond, Hodges make debuts

    Ben Goessling

    LONDON -- Hello from Wembley Stadium, where we're about an hour from kickoff between the Vikings and Steelers. We already knew four of the Vikings' seven inactives on Friday, with Chris Cook, Jamarca Sanford, Rhett Ellison and Christian Ponder out, a...

    Blog | September 29, 2013
  13. Three rookies sit for Vikings

    Ben Goessling

    DETROIT -- We already knew Kevin Williams would sit out the Vikings' 2013 season opener against the Detroit Lions, but the 32-year-old tackle will be accompanied in street clothes by three Vikings rookies -- linebackers Gerald Hodges and Michael Maut...

    Blog | September 08, 2013
  14. Lawrence Jackson among Vikings' first cuts

    Ben Goessling

    The Vikings cut 13 players on Monday evening, mostly trimming undrafted free agents and practice squad holdovers from their roster in advance of Tuesday's initial cutdown deadline. The biggest name on the list of early cuts was defensive end Lawrence...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  15. NFC South evening update

    Pat Yasinskas

    It's been a busy Thursday afternoon in the NFC South, with Tampa Bay trading cornerback Aqib Talib to New England, and Carolina not making any deals, despite lots of speculation. But there was some other news around the NFC South, so let's take a qui...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  16. Bucs activate Da'Quan Bowers

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers just pulled a bit of a surprise. Only hours before the Thursday night game with the Minnesota Vikings, the Bucs announced they have activated defensive end Da'Quan Bowers from the physically unable to perform list. They wa...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  17. Da'Quan Bowers could bring boost for Bucs

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers could soon have defensive end Da'Quan Bowers back on the field. After tearing an Achilles tendon in May, Bowers has been on the physically unable to perform list. But he's eligible to begin practicing this week, and coach ...

    Blog | October 16, 2012