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  1. Donovan McNabb benched late as Matthew Stafford spurs Lions in re...

    Matthew Stafford's fourth touchdown pass converted a fourth down with 3:12 left and the Detroit Lions scored nine points in 14 seconds to turn a closely contested game into a 37-25 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 31, 2010
  2. Training Camp Roundup: Aug. 18

    News from around NFL training camps

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2009
  3. Detroit Lions expect deal with top pick before draft day

    Lions general manager Martin Mayhew says the chances are very good Detroit will have a deal done with the No. 1 pick before the NFL draft begins Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2009
  4. Detroit Lions' Reggie Bush talks about attention around Cleveland...

    Michael Rothstein

    Reggie Bush has seen all of this before, has lived all of it before. In 2006, the Detroit Lions running back was, essentially, Johnny Manziel.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2014
  5. Two more rookies sign with Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions now have all but their top three draft picks from the class of 2014 signed. Cornerback Nevin Lawson (fourth round) and wide receiver T.J. Jones (sixth) officially signed Friday afternoon, meaning only tight e...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  6. A statistical look at the mock drafts

    Sharon Katz & John Parolin

    After months of disagreement, Todd McShay and Mel Kiper Jr. now have similar top 10s in their latest mock drafts. They agree on seven of the top 10 picks and two of the three players that they disagree on play the same position. So how do these playe...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  7. What Kiper might do at No. 10 with Detroit

    Michael Rothstein

    Since the end of the 2013 season, when the Detroit Lions once again found themselves in the familiar position of being in the top 10 of an NFL draft, many questions have been asked about what the team will do with the pick. Could they trade it and...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  8. Report: Lions bring in WR Sammy Watkins

    Michael Rothstein

    The flirtation continues. There is no chance Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins, the top receiver in the 2014 draft, will be waiting for the Detroit Lions when they are scheduled to pick at No. 10 during the first round in May. Someone above the ...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  9. 2013 NFL draft - The draft's five best and five worst matches

    Jeffri Chadiha

    Which players landed in great situations, and which weren't as lucky?

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2013
  10. Scouts Inc.'s 7-round mock: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    So what happens if three left tackles are among the first four picks of the 2013 draft? Our friends at Scouts Inc. addressed that scenario at the top of their annual seven-round -- yes, you read that right -- mock draft . The short explanation is ...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  11. What do teams with Top-5 pick need?

    John Parolin, ESPN Stats & Info

    The five teams at the top of the draft went a combined 16-64 last season (.200 win percentage). A top-5 overall draft pick used right will yield a blue-chip addition, but teams with seasons that bad need more than one player. Here is one statisti...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  12. Browns' draft not as clear-cut as it appears

    Jamison Hensley

    Fact No. 1: The Cleveland Browns desperately need a starting cornerback. Fact No. 2: Alabama's Dee Milliner is the consensus top-rated cornerback in the draft. Opinion: The Browns should trade out of the No. 6 overall pick even if Milliner is a...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  13. Ezekiel Ansah as a potential Lions target

    Kevin Seifert

    I took part in a segment on ESPN's "NFL 32" this week, one that focused on the top five draft positions for 2013. My job was to suggest the Detroit Lions' likeliest pick at that spot, and I took the safest route by naming Alabama cornerback Dee Milli...

    Blog | March 02, 2013
  14. Nick Fairley's breakout season cut short

    Kevin Seifert

    Nick Fairley's season ended Wednesday because of a shoulder injury he suffered two weeks ago. So what can we say about the performance and future of the Detroit Lions' top draft pick in 2011 after two years in the NFL? At the top, availability has...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  15. New York Giants somehow land Rueben Randle, one of the top fantas...

    Christopher Harris

    Christopher Harris breaks down the 19 skill-position players selected in the second and third rounds, offering their fantasy potential.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2012
  16. Carson Palmer finds new life in Oakland

    Andy Lyons/Getty Images Carson Palmer leaves Cincinnati ranked in the top 3 in most of the team's career passing lists. Carson Palmer was traded to the Oakland Raiders for a first-round pick in the 2012 draft and a second-round pick in the 2013 d...

    Blog | October 18, 2011