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Rothstein: Lions' front four key to playoffs

ESPN NFL Nation Lions reporter Michael Rothstein chats with Sarah Spain and Prim Siripipat about Detroit's offseason including criticisms of Matthew Stafford. Plus, why the Lions' defensive front four is the key to making the playoffs.

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Has Megatron peaked?

Bothered by some injuries and approaching 30 years old, Calvin Johnson isn't quite the dominant physical presence we once knew him to be. However, he's still clearly among the league's best players. Grantland: NFL top 100

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2015 Detroit Lions training camp preview

The Detroit Lions open training camp on Aug. 3 at the team's practice facility in Allen Park, Michigan. Here's a closer look at the Lions' camp.

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Detroit Lions starting lineup projection

A lot of the starters are fairly set as the team enters training camp on August 3, but some of the spots are still up for grabs.

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Matthew Stafford gets his due

Left off the NFL Network's Top 100 players, Stafford is No. 68 in Bill Barnwell's rankings. Sure, the Lions QB is inconsistent from week-to-week, but his annual numbers are typically decent. Grantland: NFL rankings 61-100

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NFL countdown: 50 days, 50 numbers

Marking 50 days to the start of the NFL season, we count down from 50 to 1 with a number for each day.

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2015 NFL QB Tier Rankings

Mike Sando interviewed 35 NFL insiders to break the 32 projected starting QBs into tiers. The results? A clear indication of where each passer stands in the eyes of those calling the shots.

Joique Bell's health one of Lions' questions heading to camp (2:40)

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