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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:  Cordarrelle Patterson #84 of the Minnesota Vikings attempts to pull in a pass while Darius Slay #30 of the Detroit Lions blocks it on December 29, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

How Darius Slay Tried To Get Chris Houston To Let Him Wear No. 23

“I thought he was just going to give it to me to give it to me,” Slay said, laughing.

CBS Detroit–08/07/2014

Stephen Tulloch #55 of the Detroit Lions celebrates a first quarter touchdown with teammates DeAndre Levy #54 and Corey Williams #99 while playing the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on December 11, 2011. (Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Encouraged By Progress Of Defense, Look Forward To Real Test Saturday

Stephen Tulloch said fans can expect to see a better defense in 2014 than they saw in 2013.

CBS Detroit–08/06/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 28:  Reggie Bush #21 of the Detroit Lions runs for a first down during the fourth quarter of the game against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on November 28, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Packers 40-10.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Reggie Bush Says 2013 Lions Lacked Leadership, Experience, This Year: ‘There’s Absolutely No Excuse’

One of the factors to success this season will be the continuation of the unprecedented effectiveness of the Lions offensive line.

CBS Detroit–08/04/2014

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 15:  Jim Caldwell addresses the media after being introduced as the Detroit Lions head coach at Ford Field on January 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Lions Coach Jim Caldwell Leading Team In A New Way

Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell took players — by position group — out to dinner during the offseason and allowed them to pick their favorite restaurants in the Motor City.

97.1 The Ticket–08/01/2014

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 22:  Theo Riddick #41 of the Detroit Lions scores on a short gain run during the fourth quarter of the game againsts the New York Giants at Ford Field on December 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Riddick Unmoved By Great Reviews: ‘I Haven’t Proved Anything Yet’

Detroit Lions running back Theo Riddick is in no hurry to jump on the Theo Riddick bandwagon.

CBS Detroit–07/29/2014

Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions runs for a third quarter touchdown . (FILE Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Johnson Expects To Get Plenty Of Help From Tate, Ebron

Calvin Johnson still exhibits freakish talent and relentless work ethic, and the Lions want to keep him that way.

CBS Detroit–07/29/2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02:  Wide receiver Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks tries to catch a pass against the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Lions Take Golden Tate Off PUP List

Tate was one of the Lions’ biggest offseason acquisitions, reportedly given a five-year, $31 million deal.

CBS Detroit–07/29/2014

ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 17: Detroit Lions linebacker coach Bill Sheridan gives instructions to Kyle Van Noy #95 and Brett Pasche #48 during Rookie Minicamp on May 17, 2014 in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

After Leaving Practice With Injury, Van Noy Expects To Be Back On Field Tuesday

“Everything’s all right,” Van Noy said. “Just had a little minor issue, so just going to move forward tomorrow. I’ll be back out there.”

CBS Detroit–07/28/2014

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)

Caldwell Has A Chance To Win Right Away With Lions

The Detroit Lions are beginning training camp under another new coach — but for once, there’s no long rebuilding project ahead.

97.1 The Ticket–07/28/2014

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