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Ansah on the verge of stardom?

Once the epitome of potential over polish, Detroit's Ziggy Ansah seems like he's putting it all together. Both the tape and the numbers suggest the Lions have a budding star on their hands. Grantland: Sleeper pass-rushers

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Bell main back for Detroit

Joique Bell will be the No. 1 running back option for the Lions since Reggie Bush left for San Francisco. Bell’s play will determine how much of a role rookie Ameer Abdullah will have this season. Fantasy X factors

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Enough carries to go around in Detroit?

Injuries hindered Joique Bell at times last season. The presence of third-down back Theo Riddick and the addition of rookie Ameer Abdullah makes drafting Bell in the top 20 a risky proposition. Running back tiers (Insider)

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Lions' Stafford could be a risk

In Eric Karabell's quarterback rankings, he urges caution if considering Detroit's Matthew Stafford as a fantasy starter. Quarterback tiers (Insider)

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Golden Tate: Offense way ahead of 2014

Citing continuity at certain positions and solid offseason work, the wide receiver believes the Lions are capable of big things in 2015.

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Golden Tate confident in Lions

Coming off a playoff berth last year, the WR has confidence in Detroit: "This is not a new beginning for us. We're going to continue where we left off and start building from there."

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Alex Carter's life-changing day in 2012

The Lions rookie had his life altered one February day in 2012. It was the day his sister died, as well as the day he met his future wife face-to-face for the first time. He reflects

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Lions RB Bell to begin training camp on PUP list

Lions RB Joique Bell will start August's training camp on the physically unable to perform list as he recovers from injuries that required surgery during this offseason.

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NFL Nation Buzz: Detroit Lions

Mike Rothstein reports on the health of linebackers Stephen Tulloch and DeAndre Levy.

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OT Cherilus visits Bills, Lions

After visiting Buffalo Tuesday, former Colts and Lions OT Gosder Cherilus is on his way to Detroit to visit the team for which he played for five seasons, a source tells ESPN's Adam Schefter.

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What is Levy worth to the Lions?

Among the swirling NFL rumors is talk of a contract extension for DeAndre Levy. Could the Lions re-sign him before the regular season starts? How much is the talented linebacker worth? NFL rumors roundup

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