Imagine you've been writing right-handed your entire life. Now imagine to win a job, you have to learn how to write with your left hand.
Detroit Lions cornerback Rashean Mathis has decided to change how he looked at his career, this season and his own future.
List of 168 candidates was released Tuesday by the National Football Foundation and also includes Mike Utley.
The Class of 2007 Hall of Famer, who has been a mentor to many of the current Lions players, is battling cancer.
Rashean Mathis may still have a few years left as a defensive back for the Detroit Lions, but he has already figured out what he's planning on doing when he's done playing football.
The 27-year-old Ryan Broyles is in the middle of an offseason of change as he enters his fourth year with the Lions.
Lions RB Joique Bell is coming off multiple injuries that required surgery in the offseason, so he is not practicing with the team yet.
A look at the expectations on second-year players and sorting out the linebacker spots also are up for discussion.
Also answering questions on defensive tackles, the offensive line and the position where the Lions are deepest.
With departure of Reggie Bush the fourth-year player who is recovering from offseason surgery is learning to lead a young group.
After a disappointing season in Pittsburgh, Lance Moore hopes to find a new home and rediscover success with the Lions.
Veteran defensive tackle expects negotiations to happen at some point and says he feels comfortable with team's familiar scheme.
The Lions have no other players for whom every other NFL team would pounce, though Ezekiel Ansah has the potential to reach that status soon.
Detroit Lions kicker speaks about the recent rules changes regarding kickers.
Moore has been stuck in the No. 3 role for three seasons, but seems to be getting his shot this offseason.
James Ihedigbo is back with the Detroit Lions, but he did not want to talk about his contract situation on Wednesday.
Some thoughts and observations following the first media access of Detroit Lions organized team activities Wednesday.
Receiver Ryan Broyles among those who need an impressive offseason to make the team this fall.
ESPN's NFL Nation reporters discuss the hot topics -- including Geno Smith and "Hard Knocks" -- in video form regarding each of their teams.
Join us for NFL Nation TV's Spreecast 57 as it addresses the latest goings-on in the league, including Ray Rice's reinstatement.
As the Detroit Lions start organized team activities (OTAs) Tuesday, all but one of their draft picks have signed. The lone unsigned pick is first-rounder Laken Tomlinson from Duke, but he should be a participant this week anyway.
Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch tore an ACL in Week 3 last season.
Field-level club area will provide a limited number of fans the chance to see the team walk into and out of the locker room.
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