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7-9, 3rd in NFC North

Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Rick Stanfel, who's representing his dad, new Hall of Famer Dick Stanfel who played for Detroit and Washington: "It's bittersweet that he's not here. ...Paused last time he didn't make it, then said, 'So what are we doing for dinner?'"

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

The Lions will have a presence in Canton this year as former guard Dick Stanfel has made the Hall of Fame as one of the senior candidates. Stanfel played for the Lions from 1952 to 1955.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Lions WR Titus Young has been charged with felony battery with serious bodily injury in Los Angeles County, according to court records. If convicted, Young could go to state prison. In May, he was sentenced to five years probation after pleading no contest to felony battery and as part of the May sentencing was supposed to spend one year in a San Diego drug and addiction treatment center and was ordered not to leave the facility.

Golden Tate hoping for Calvin Johnson return (1:00)
Lions looking to improve 'middle class' of roster (2:30)
Smith Sr.: Johnson gains more by leaving NFL (2:11)

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions bring in Josh Schuler as an assistant strength and conditioning coach. He had spent the last 10 months at EXOS and before that was a strength coach for football at Navy.

Not the results the Lions wanted

Detroit worked to improve its offensive line last offseason, which didn't end up paying off on the field. As a result, Mike Sando has the Lions' grade a bit lower now. 2015 offseason re-grade (Insider)

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Johnson among most wanted players

More than 300 players were asked, "Which current player would you most like to have on your team in a Super Bowl?" Calvin Johnson garnered five percent of the response from his peers. Super Bowl Confidential

Rice: Johnson 'transcended the game' (2:22)
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Lions are 40-1 to win Super Bowl LI

This number could certainly shift once Calvin Johnson makes an official announcement about his plans next season. His retirement could put a serious damper on how Vegas sees Detroit. Every team's odds

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Lions could get a top-10 talent

Despite having the No. 16 pick, the Lions could still end up getting one of the 10 best pure football players in this year's draft, according to Todd McShay. Reggie Ragland would be a tone-setter for Detroit's defense. Mock Draft 2.0 (Insider)

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What's next for the Lions?

It seems like the Lions want Calvin Johnson to keep playing, but only at a lower salary, which puts them in a tough position. If Megatron does retire, could Eric Ebron pick up the slack? NFL rumors roundup

Team Stats

Passing Yards263.39th
Rushing Yards83.432nd
Points For22.119th
Points Against25.023rd

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