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JACKSONVILLE, FL - AUGUST 28:  Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions drops back to pass during the first quarter a preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on August 28, 2015 in Jacksonville, Florida.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Stafford, Zenner Shine As Lions Beat Jaguars, 22-17

Detroit played without star receiver Calvin Johnson for the third consecutive game, but Stafford carved up Jacksonville’s secondary in a half of work.

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CINCINNATI, OH - AUGUST 28:  Taylor Mays #26 of the Cincinnati Bengals tackles Dan Herron #36 of the Indianapolis Colts during the first quarter at Paul Brown Stadium on August 28, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Lions Release Jared Haggins And Taylor Mays

Haggins was an undrafted free agent out of Florida State. Mays was a backup for the Cincinnati Bengals last season.

97.1 The Ticket–08/22/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: The Detroit Lions helmet on the field before their game against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on September 16, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Detroit Lions Sign Former CMU Tight End Deon Butler

The Detroit Lions have signed former Central Michigan University tight end Deon Butler on Saturday to fill a roster spot, according to a report.

97.1 The Ticket–08/22/2015

LANDOVER, MD - AUGUST 20: Quarterback Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins is sacked by Corey Wootton #99 of the Detroit Lions during a preseason game at FedExField on August 20, 2015 in Landover, Maryland.  (Photo by Matt Hazlett/Getty Images)

Detroit Lions Showing Plenty Of Power On Defense

The Lions have said all training camp they expect their defense to remain strong, despite the loss of high-profile players.

97.1 The Ticket–08/21/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 14:  Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Republican presidential candidate leaves a meeting with Secretary of State John Kerry on Capitol Hill, April 14, 2015 in Washington, DC. Secretary Kerry visited with members of the House and Senate to discuss the ongoing Iran Nuclear negotiations.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Presidential Hopeful Mark Rubio Hits Little Kid In The Face With A Football [VIDEO]

While visiting Iowa, Rubio thought it would be fun to play football with some young kids.

97.1 The Ticket–08/18/2015

GREEN BAY, WI - DECEMBER 09:  Gosder Cherilus #77 of the Detroit Lions rests on the bench during a agame against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on December 9, 2012 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Lions 27-20.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Former Lions First-Round Pick Gosder Cherilus Signs 2-Year Deal With Tampa Bay

The 31-year-old tackle entered the league as a first-round pick of the Detroit Lions — No. 17 overall — in 2008. He played five seasons with the Lions and has made 100 starts.

97.1 The Ticket–08/17/2015

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Board Dismisses Ruling To Allow College Athletes To Unionize

The National Labor Relations Board has dismissed a historic ruling that Northwestern University football players are school employees who are entitled to form what would be the nation’s first union of college athletes

08/17/2015

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 13: Ameer Abdullah #21 of the Detroit Lions runs for a short gain during the first quarter of the preseason game against the New York Jets on August 13, 2015 at Ford Field Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Jets 23-3.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Joique Bell Sees Abdullah Shine, Gets More Eager For Return

Lions rookie Ameer Abdullah’s hype train picked up a lot of speed in the 23-3 win over the New York Jets after he gained 67 yards on seven carries.

08/14/2015

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Detroit Lions Release First Unofficial Depth Chart

As the Lions look forward to their first preseason game against the New York Jets on Thursday at Ford Field, the first unofficial depth chart was released on Monday.

97.1 The Ticket–08/10/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 16:  Defensive tackle Caraun Reid #97 of the Detroit Lions during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on November 16, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona.  The Cardinals defeated the Lions 14-6.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Caraun Reid In Line To Help Replace Suh For Lions

While Suh is training with the Dolphins, his offseason workout partner, Caraun Reid is taking a big step toward replacing him in the middle of the defensive line.

97.1 The Ticket–08/10/2015

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