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UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 10:13 a.m.

Lions acquire OT Greg Robinson from Rams and sign OT Cyrus Kouandjio

The Detroit Lions bolstered their offensive line to make up for the potential loss of tackle Taylor Decker. Detroit acquired offensive tackle Greg Robinson from the Los Angeles Rams for …

Former University of Idaho, Detroit Lions football player Wayne Walker dies at 80

Former University of Idaho and NFL football player Wayne Walker died on Friday from complications from Parkinson’s disease.

Detroit Lions unveil new-look uniforms

The Detroit Lions will have a new look next season. They unveiled new, Nike Vapor Untouchable uniforms for season-ticket holders at Ford Field. Detroit will have home, away, “color rush,” …

Judge signs deal to demolish Silverdome, former Lions home

The former home of the Detroit Lions will be demolished. A judge approved a deal Tuesday between the city of Pontiac and the owners of the Pontiac Silverdome to get …

Detroit Lions reach 3-year deal with T.J. Lang

T.J. Lang is switching sides in an NFC North rivalry – and returning to his roots.

Police: Former Detroit Lions player arrested in Oregon

Police say they arrested a former NFL player after he tried to force his way into an Oregon home and then took his clothes off. Police went to the Woodburn …

Norman Chad: It’s official, another column about officiating

In a perfect world – and, boy oh boy, at the moment we are so far from a perfect world, it feels like I’m subletting a studio in Dante’s Inferno …

Rumbling again, Thomas Rawls leads Seattle past Detroit, 26-6

The formula that has led the Seattle Seahawks to unmatched success over the past five seasons returned. A healthy dose of Thomas Rawls rumbling on the ground. A few timely …

Paul Richardson shows the flash in Seahawks’ romp of Detroit

With the emergence of Doug Baldwin, the arrival of Tyler Lockett and a list of injuries that slowed his development, Paul Richardson was seemingly forgotten as one of the pass …

Seahawks will try to rediscover their running game in playoff opener against Lions

The Seattle Seahawks announced this week that they will have University of Washington seismologists at the ready Saturday night to provide real-time monitoring of the ground vibrations generated by fans …

Zach Zenner brushes off comments about being NFL’s best white RB

Zach Zenner brushed off comments made by Seattle’s Michael Bennett, who said the Detroit Lion was the best white running back in the NFL, insisting he wasn’t bothered by the …

Without Earl Thomas, Seahawks’ vaunted defense looks vulnerable

Until a month ago, the Seattle Seahawks never knew what it was like without Earl Thomas on the field.

Lions concerned about Russell Wilson’s ability to run

Russell Wilson isn’t running like he used to.

Seahawks enter the playoffs with a whimper, not a roar

For the fifth straight season, the Seattle Seahawks have won 10 games and are headed to the playoffs, the longest such streaks in franchise history.

UConn hires Randy Edsall to return as coach from NFL’s Lions

UConn is bringing back Randy Edsall as coach, hoping to turn around the Huskies by rehiring the winningest coach in school history.

Dez Bryant, Cowboys keep Lions’ playoff hopes on hold, 42-21

Dez Bryant threw his first career touchdown pass between a pair of scoring catches, Ezekiel Elliott ran for two TDs and the Dallas Cowboys kept Detroit from clinching a playoff …

Detroit Lions beat Minnesota Vikings 16-13, have sole possession of 1st place

Matt Prater kicked a 40-yard field goal as time expired after Darius Slay returned an interception 13 yards with 30 seconds left, lifting the Detroit Lions to a 16-13 win …

NFL notes: Percy Harvin coming out of retirement to sign with Bills, could face Seahawks

Retirement proved to be temporary for Percy Harvin, the once-dynamic playmaker who’s back in the NFL and returning to Buffalo to reinforce the Bills injury-depleted group of receivers.

Spokane’s Gail Cogdill, former NFL and WSU great, dies at age 79

Gail Cogdill, a star receiver for Washington State, the Detroit Lions and the NFL rookie of the year in 1960, has died. He was 79.

NFL notes: Miami Dolphins boast stalwart defensive line

Miami Dolphins defensive line coach Terrell Williams was engaged in conversation on the field following practice Friday when end Cameron Wake came up from behind and playfully draped a large, …

NFL notes: QB Brock Osweiler signs $72 million deal with Texans

NFL notes: Osweiler signs four-year deal with Texans

Detroit Lions star WR Calvin Johnson retires after 9 seasons

Calvin Johnson, one the most spectacular receivers in NFL history, retired from the Detroit Lions on Tuesday and rekindled memories of the way superstar running back Barry Sanders quietly stepped …

Lions star WR Calvin Johnson retires after 9 seasons

Calvin Johnson has retired. The 30-year-old receiver, known as Megatron, announced his decision Tuesday to walk away from the NFL after nine mostly spectacular seasons with the Detroit Lions.

Lions say they’re still giving Calvin Johnson time to decide future

The Detroit Lions are still giving Calvin Johnson time to ponder his future.

Packers beat Lions 27-23 on Rodgers-to-Rodgers Hail Mary

Aaron Rodgers took the shotgun snap on an untimed down with no time left, shuffled to his left, slipped a sack, rolled right and heaved a pass that seemed as …

Ziggy Ansah fulfilling his promise for Detroit Lions

Growing up in Ghana, Ziggy Ansah did dream of becoming a sports star in North America.

Matthew Stafford throws 5 TD passes as Lions rout Eagles

Matthew Stafford dropped back and perfectly lofted the ball where only Calvin Johnson could catch it.

NFL notes: Detroit Lions fire team president, general manager

The one-win Detroit Lions, looking nothing like the team that reached the playoffs last season, fired team president Tom Lewand and general manager Martin Mayhew on Thursday and promised to …

NFL notes: Lions fire offensive coordinator Lombardi, 2 OL coaches

Hours before leaving for their longest road trip of the season, the Detroit Lions shook up their offensive coaching staff.

‘Perfect play’ by Seahawks’ Kam Chancellor, K.J. Wright overshadowed by officials’ mistake

The NFL world is hotly debating Monday night’s play in which Seattle Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright illegally batted the football out of the end zone.