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Lions will look at tight end depth

Detroit will use the preseason finale on Thursday night against Buffalo to evaluate its depth chart. Will reps decide the battle between Joseph Fauria and Tim Wright? Thursday team previews

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Matthew Stafford on Calvin Johnson's health

Lions QB Matthew Stafford comments on how his personality changes during the season, Calvin Johnson's health and dealing with increased expectations.

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Stafford talks rapport with Calvin Johnson, career growth and expectations (1:45)

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

DeAndre Levy missed another practice for the Detroit Lions on Tuesday. Jim Caldwell left open the possibility of Levy not being ready for next week's season opener against San Diego but would not delve into specifics.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell said wide receiver and returner are two spots where the fourth preseason game could matter for determining a roster spot. Asked for an old example, he said Blair White won a roster spot in Indianapolis based off a fourth preseason game performance.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Detroit Lions Senior Vice President for Business Development and Strategy Luis Perez resigned his position late last week.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

The Detroit Lions made two more cuts, waiving WR Andrew Peacock and LB Justin Cherocci. The franchise has to make one more move before the 4 p.m. deadline to 75 players.

Ebron's status remains unchanged?

Tight end Eric Ebron's position with the Lions remains unchanged despite the team trading for Tim Wright. According to a report, the move was more about adding depth at the position. Could it still affect Ebron's fantasy standing? NFL rumors roundup

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Joique Bell said he was somewhat limited in reps but that he did everything with the first team offense for the Detroit Lions on Monday. Bell, who was taken off PUP earlier in the day, said his recovery has "exceeded my expectations."

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell said "other guys did a little bit better" when it came to cutting Ryan Broyles.

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Not-so-special teams in Detroit?

The Lions aren't in the top-half of ESPN's first-ever NFL Football Power Index. What is dragging down Detroit's ranking? Inaugural NFL FPI

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Haloti Ngata and Joique Bell returned to practice with the Detroit Lions. So did Kyle Van Noy and Ezekiel Ansah. DeAndre Levy still not practicing with the Lions.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

The Detroit Lions continued their cuts Tuesday, releasing Ryan Broyles, Deon Butler, Garrett Gilbert, Vernon Johnson, Desmond Martin, Roy Philon, Jocquel Skinner, R.J. Stanford and Erik Williams. The Lions also placed CB Chris Owens on injured reserve. No surprises from the cuts thus far.

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Injury concerns cost Ryan Broyles spot on Lions roster (1:45)

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