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  1. Calvin Johnson of Detroit Lions said he won't dunk over goalposts...

    Michael Rothstein

    Calvin Johnson isn't interested in surrendering any of his salary to the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell, so he will forgo his plan to continue dunking over the goalpost after touchdowns.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  2. A look at the Lions OL cap since 2010

    Michael Rothstein

    Of all the position groupings we've already looked at in terms of salary-cap numbers and percentages, the way the Lions have handled the offensive line has been the most intriguing. Using the time frame from 2010, the Lions have actually spent les...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  3. A look at the Lions' TE cap since 2010

    Michael Rothstein

    With a new coaching staff and an increasing focus on tight end, how teams handle the payment structure at the position will be an interesting metric to follow over the next few seasons. As of now, the Lions have been consistent at the spot, typica...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  4. A look at the Lions' WR cap since 2010

    Michael Rothstein

    The numbers are huge, mostly because the best receiver in the game is among them. When you look at the cap and cash numbers as a position for the Detroit Lions' wide receivers, it appears the team is spending an extreme amount at the position. In ...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  5. A look at the Lions' RB cap since 2010

    Michael Rothstein

    At one time, the Detroit Lions had the best running back in the history of the NFL. Now, the Lions have turned into one of the most pass-heavy teams in the league with a sometimes-accurate young quarterback and the best wide receiver in the game. ...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  6. A quick look at Jed Collins' contract

    Michael Rothstein

    Detroit found its new fullback Wednesday when it signed Jed Collins, previously of New Orleans, to a one-year veteran minimum deal. There isn't much different to his contract than what would be likely expected. His official salary-cap number is...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  7. Lions bring back fullback spot, sign Collins

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions will once again have a fullback. The team agreed to terms with Jed Collins to a one-year minimum salary/benefit deal on Wednesday morning after coming in Tuesday night to begin meetings with the team. Collins...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  8. On Golden Tate's salary cap number

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The figures for new Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate's salary are starting to leak out beyond the five-year, $31 million deal he signed Wednesday. Tate's signing bonus is $8 million and his base salaries are $1.5 millio...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  9. A quick look at Joique Bell's base salary

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Joique Bell signed a three-year deal Wednesday, and some of the contract details are starting to trickle out. According to NFLPA records, Bell will make a base salary of $1.3 million in 2014 and $2.5 million in both 2015 and 2...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  10. Charlie Sanders reflects on his boss' death

    Michael Rothstein

    He was the man who paid Charlie Sanders' salary for years, the man Sanders looked upon as a father figure, a boss and a friend. He was the man Sanders wanted to have introduce him into football's greatest honor, enshrinement into the Pro Football Hal...

    Blog | March 09, 2014
  11. Offseason Blueprint: Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    The new league year gets started in one week and four hours, with the free agent frenzy about to begin. While the enlarged salary cap for 2014 offers the Detroit Lions a bit more flexiblity than it initially appeared the team would have, there are st...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  12. Lions release OL Leroy Harris

    Michael Rothstein

    The Detroit Lions cleared more cap space Monday afternoon by releasing veteran guard Leroy Harris. This move was expected, as Harris was due $2,062,500 against the salary cap for 2014, which would have been the final year of his deal with Detroit....

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  13. Morning Roar: A look at the cap

    Michael Rothstein

    Good morning and RRROOOAAARRRR!!!! With the 2014 salary cap being set late Friday afternoon at $133 million, the Detroit Lions now have a better idea of what they could be working with when the new league year opens on March 11. And that number...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  14. Lions find a little more cap room

    Michael Rothstein

    The Detroit Lions have a little more room under the salary cap now -- and the team did nothing at all to do it. Colleague Adam Schefter is reporting the 2014 cap could be around $130 million, giving the Lions around $4 million more in cap space to...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  15. Franchise/transition tags: Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    The Detroit Lions removed themselves from the salary cap crunch last week by releasing two of their veterans, Nate Burleson and Louis Delmas, but it still does not mean the team is planning on using its franchise tag this season. There just isn't ...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  16. Dominic Raiola to make $1.5 million in 2014

    Michael Rothstein

    A week ago, the Detroit Lions decided to re-sign veteran center Dominic Raiola to a one-year contract, keeping the team's offensive line intact for a second season. At the time, all that was known about his salary was that he would be receiving a ...

    Blog | February 14, 2014