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Lions Hosted Veteran DL Ricky Jean Francois For Visit

Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Lions hosted free agent DL Ricky Jean Francois for a visit on Thursday. Francois, 31, is a former seventh-round pick of the 49ers back in 2009. He played four...

Lions Sign DE George Johnson, Waive DE Alex Barrett

The Detroit Lions announced Wednesday that they've re-signed DE George Johnson and waived DE Alex Barrett. Johnson, 29, originally signed on with the Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent out of Rutgers back in 2010. After a brief...

Lions Sign DB Nate Ness, Waive LB Cory Greenwood

  Tim Twentyman reported earlier this morning that the Lions have signed DB Nate Ness and placed LB Cory Greenwood on waivers. Ness, 27, signed with the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent out of Arizona back in...

NFC Notes: Bears, Giants, Lions

Bears According to Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun-Times, Bears first-round LB Roquan Smith had his team-issued iPad stolen out of his car this past weekend in Athens, Georgia. ...

NFL Notes: Percy Harvin, Bills, Eagles, Lions, & Packers

Percy Harvin Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk writes the Bills could ultimately release WR Percy Harvin, who was placed on injured reserve Saturday, once his knee injury is healed. Florio notes that Harvin would receive the balance...

NFL Notes: Bills, Buccaneers, Jaguars, Lions, & Texans

Bills Bills HC Rex Ryan says QB Tyrod Taylor has been dealing with an ankle injury and hasn't been 100 percent healthy all season. "He is beat up right now. He is sore," Ryan said, per Mike Rodak. "We knew...

NFL Notes: Bengals, Dolphins, Jaguars, Lions, Rams, & Texans

Bengals QB Andy Dalton and the first-team offense "picked apart" the second-team defense on Saturday. (Coley Harvey) TE Tyler Eifert was targeted often as he caught six of the 17 completions from Dalton and totaled close to 120...

Lions Hoping To Prevent DE Cliff Avril From Testing The Free Agent Market

  ESPN's Adam Schefter tweets that the Detroit Lions will not allow DE Cliff Avril to hit the free agent. Detroit has mentioned a number of times that Avril is the team’s top priority heading into the offseason. Avril,...

NFL Draft Rumors: Ryan Tannehill, Justin Blackmon, Andrew Luck, Nick Perry, Stephen Gilmore, Orson...

  Ryan Tannehill Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer writes that the Browns will "seriously consider" Texas A&M QB Ryan Tannehill if they end up missing out on Robert Griffin III. Cabot still expects Cleveland to pursue RGIII "hard." The Browns...

Report: Lions Hire Joe Lombardi As Offensive Coordinator

Update: ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports that the Lions are hiring Saints QBs coach Joe Lombardi as their offensive coordinator. ---------------- Adam Caplan mentions that Bengals quarterback's coach Ken Zampese as a name to keep an eye on regarding the...

NFC North Notes: Lions, Packers, Vikings

Lions According to Howard Balzer, the Detroit Lions brought in three free agent running backs this week including Mack Brown, Demario Richard, and Justin Stockton. Lions placed LB...

NFC Notes: Bears, Lions, Packers, Seahawks

Bears Bears HC Matt Nagy defended QB Mitch Trubisky's performance against the Patriots, saying "he played better than most people think he played." “Going back and watching tape, he played as I thought. He played better than most people think...

NFL Notes: Bengals, Lions, Rams, Vikings

Bengals Katherine Terrell mentions that CB Adam Jones, who was placed on injured reserve (NFLTR) on Saturday, has no guarantees in the final year of his contract and wouldn't cost anything against...

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