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GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 15: Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald #11 of the Arizona Cardinals isn't able to hold on to the ball while being pursued by cornerback Bill Bentley #28 of the Detroit Lions in the third quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium on September 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Lions 25-21. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Lions Defensive Backs Coach Tony Oden Excited For Competition At Cornerback

Detroit has made a point this offseason to make sure the team will not be in trouble if Bentley or Lawson cannot get healthy.

CBS Detroit–05/07/2015

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 07:  A general view of the main entrance of Ford Field prior to the start of the game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Detroit Lions on December 7, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Buccaneers 34-17.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

‘Taste Of The Lions’ VIP Tickets Sold Out, Even Though Prices 20 Percent Higher Than 2014

VIP tickets cost $300, while general admission tickets are $175. Last year, VIP tickets were $250 and general admission tickets were $150.

CBS Detroit–05/06/2015

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 30:  Laken Tomlinson of the Duke Blue Devils holds up a jersey after being picked #28 overall by the Detroit Lions during the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on April 30, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Despite An Offer From Tomlinson, Lucas Sticking With No. 77; Tomlinson Will Wear No. 72

Tomlinson made Lucas an offer, but he did not even consider it.

CBS Detroit–05/06/2015

SAN ANTONIO, TX - DECEMBER 30:  Wide receiver Josh Huff #1 of the Oregon Ducks is tackled by cornerback Quandre Diggs #6 of the Texas Longhorns during the Valero Alamo Bowl at the Alamodome on December 30, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Diggs Confident He Can Contribute For Lions: ‘Don’t Let The Speed Fool You’

“Don’t the speed fool you,” Diggs said after Detroit drafted him in the sixth round. “Don’t let the height fool you. I’m a competitor.”

CBS Detroit–05/05/2015

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)

Lions Announce Jersey Number Changes, Assignments

With offseason workouts underway, the draft over and rookie mini-camp around the corner, the Lions made some jersey number announcements.

CBS Detroit–05/05/2015

EAST LANSING, MI - NOVEMBER 03: Ameer Abdullah #8 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers tries to get around the tackle of Max Bullough #40 of the Michigan State Spartans during a fourth quarter run at Spartan Stadium Stadium on November 3, 2012 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Bolster Run Game With Abdullah, Youngest Of Nine Who Says He Was Inspired By Siblings

“We all just wanted to compete with each other,” Abdullah said. “It was inspirational when we saw someone else achieve something.”

CBS Detroit–05/04/2015

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 15:  General Manager Martin Mayhew of the Detroit Lions introduces Jim Caldwell as the Lions head coach during a news conference at Ford Field on January 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Mayhew Says Lions Hunted In Draft For Guys With ‘Great Character And An Edge’

Detroit compiled what appears to be another high-character class, and Mayhew explained why when he reviewed the draft Saturday.

CBS Detroit–05/04/2015

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 30: Laken Tomlinson of the Duke Blue Devils holds up a jersey after being picked #28 overall by the Detroit Lions during the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on April 30, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Lions’ 2015 Draft Picks

The Lions met needs by drafting two offensive linemen, a running back and a fullback, two cornerbacks and a defensive lineman.

CBS Detroit–05/04/2015

FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 06:  Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets attempts to escape the pass rush of Jermaine Cunningham #96 of the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on December 6, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

NFL Linebacker’s Case Highlights Rise Of Revenge Porn Laws

Amid a national push to punish jilted lovers and others who distribute racy photos, NFL linebacker Jermaine Cunningham will be the most recognizable defendant yet to face “revenge porn” charges when he appears in court Wednesday.

97.1 The Ticket–05/04/2015

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 15:  General Manager Martin Mayhew of the Detroit Lions introduces Jim Caldwell as the Lions head coach during a news conference at Ford Field on January 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Mayhew On Lions’ 2015 Draft: ‘The Need Frequently Matched Up With The Grades’

“Obviously we feel good about all these players,” Mayhew said. “But as we talked about before, these guys have to come in and perform now.”

CBS Detroit–05/02/2015

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