Lions want contracts with Levy, Ngata

GM Martin Mayhew is in the process of negotiating contract extentions with the agents for LB DeAndre Levy and DT Haloti Ngata. "Defensive linemen, offensive linemen play a little bit longer than corners and receivers," Mayhew said. Talks ongoing

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GM: Lions talking contract with Levy, Ngata

The Lions are in the process of negotiating contract extensions for two of their defensive stars, linebacker DeAndre Levy and defensive tackle Haloti Ngata.

Questions surround Haloti Ngata

The Lions placed Haloti Ngata on the active/non-football injury list Monday. Considering how much he means to this defense, this is a significant development, reports Michael Rothstein. NFL Nation: Training camp storylines

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Former Lions RB Mel Farr dies at age 70

The team confirmed former running back Mel Farr died on Monday at 70 years old. Farr was named the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1967 and led the team in rushing yards three times to help him earn two Pro Bowl selections.

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Former Lions great Farr, '67 offensive ROY, dies

Former Detroit Lions running back Mel Farr has died at age 70, the franchise announced late Monday. Farr was the No. 7 overall pick in the 1967 draft by the Lions out of UCLA.

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Bell still question mark as camp opens

The Detroit Lions opened up training camp Monday afternoon. But concerns still surround Joique Bell's health, Michael Rothstein reports. NFL Nation: Training camp storylines

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Lions place Haloti Ngata on NFI list

Ngata starts training camp on the active/non-football injury list, which he can come off of at any point. Ngata is dealing with a minor hamstring strain, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Lions training camp begins today.

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