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Brandon Marshall #15 of the Chicago Bears catches a touchdown pass in front of Darius Slay #30 of the Detroit Lions during the first quarter on November 10, 2013 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: David Banks/Getty Images)

Darius Slay Key To Lions Secondary

The Detroit Lions’ struggles last season cost Jim Schwartz his job, and another disappointing season could do GM Martin Mayhew in. When Lions fans and NFL analysts discussed the team’s issues and needs, the secondary came up more often that not.

08/14/2014

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 22: Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions and Justin Pugh #72 of the New York Giants battle during the second quarter of the game at Ford Field on December 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Giants defeated the Lions 23-20 in overtime. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Sporting News: Lions Should Trade Suh As Soon As Possible

Mayhew and Lewand have shot down any possibility of trading the defensive tackle.

CBS Detroit–08/13/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 09:  Nate Freese #3 of the Detroit Lions warms up prior to the start of the preseason game against the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field on August 9, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Browns 13-12.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions’ Players Put Pressure On Their Kickers [PHOTO]

During Lions practice today, Jim Caldwell decided to add a little extra pressure and motivation to the kicking competition between Nate Freese and Giorgio Tavecchio.

97.1 The Ticket–08/13/2014

SEATTLE, WA - JANUARY 19:  Wide receiver Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks runs after a catch against cornerback Tramaine Brock #26 of the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth quarter during the 2014 NFC Championship at CenturyLink Field on January 19, 2014 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Golden Tate Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Nominates Megatron, Jim Caldwell [VIDEO]

According to the ALS Association, that organization and its 38 chapters have received $4 million in donations between July 29 and Aug. 12.

CBS Detroit–08/13/2014

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 10: Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears passes under pressure from C.J. Mosley #99 of the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field on November 10, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Lions defeated the Packers 21-19. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Caldwell Says Not To Read Into Mosley Taking First-Team Reps Over Fairley

Fairley, whose fifth-year option the Lions declined to pick up after an inconsistent 2013, refused to talk with reporters after practice.

CBS Detroit–08/12/2014

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 13: Tight end Joseph Fauria #80 of the Detroit Lions celebrates after scoring a touchdown during the second half against the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium on October 13, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Lions defeated the Browns 31-17. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Fauria Bitter About Criticism Of His Blocking: ‘I Didn’t Block In College

Fellow Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew has told reporters Fauria does a better job blocking than people give him credit for.

CBS Detroit–08/12/2014

Nick Fairley #98 of the Detroit Lions reacts after a fumble in the second quarter by Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints in the during their 2012 NFC Wild Card Playoff game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 7, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Caldwell Says Not To Read Into Mosley Taking First-Team Reps Over Fairley

Mosley did not want to make too much of the redistribution of reps, and he said he does not know if he is a starter.

CBS Detroit–08/12/2014

ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 17: Detroit Lions first year head coach Jim Caldwell watches the action during Rookie Minicamp on May 17, 2014 in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Swap Crowd Noise For Music In Practice, Keep Playlists Clean

Caldwell agreed that there was a cheerfulness to practice, but he thought it had little to do with the tunes.

CBS Detroit–08/11/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 29:  Nate Burleson #13 of the Detroit Lions attempts to pull in a pass while Robert Blanton #36 of the Minnesota Vikings covers on December 29, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Former Lion Nate Burleson Hints This Could Be His Last Season

“The goal is to have a career year and really ride off in the sunset the way I need to – full 16 games,” Burleson said.

CBS Detroit–08/11/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 30:  Kellen Moore #17 of the Detroit Lions throws a third quarter pass while playing the Buffalo Bills during a pre season game at Ford Field on August 30, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Kellen Moore’s Performance Brings Attention To Backup QB Competition

Matthew Stafford played just one series Saturday night, and to say the offense looked shaky with Dan Orlovsky would be an understatement.

CBS Detroit–08/11/2014

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