Detroit played without star receiver Calvin Johnson for the third consecutive game, but Stafford carved up Jacksonville’s secondary in a half of work.
Haggins was an undrafted free agent out of Florida State. Mays was a backup for the Cincinnati Bengals last season.
The Detroit Lions have signed former Central Michigan University tight end Deon Butler on Saturday to fill a roster spot, according to a report.
The Lions have said all training camp they expect their defense to remain strong, despite the loss of high-profile players.
While visiting Iowa, Rubio thought it would be fun to play football with some young kids.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.