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Lions put Kearse on injured reserve, sign QB Josh Johnson

Aug. 10, 2019 6:43 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Jermaine Kearse checked several boxes for the Detroit Lions when they brought in the wide receiver as a free agent during mini-camp in June. Kearse was familiar with new offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell's scheme, had the flexibility to play outside or in the slot, and added a...

Jakobi Meyers impressive as Patriots rout Lions 31-3

Aug. 9, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — If Jakobi Meyers wanted to, he could probably use his status as an undrafted rookie as motivation. Not need for that, the New England receiver says. The Patriots gave him an opportunity, and that's who he needs to impress. "I have to keep proving to my coaches that I deserve to be here,"...

Lions' Amendola ready for joint practices with former team

Aug. 4, 2019 5:12 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Danny Amendola earned plenty of laughs from the assembled reporters when he was asked after practice what he can learn from his younger teammates. "How to run fast," Amendola said before wrapping up his chat with the media Sunday. The 33-year-old Amendola is entering his 11th NFL...

Daniels has high praise for Patricia after joining Lions

Jul. 28, 2019 3:29 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit coach Matt Patricia apparently made quite an impression on his new defensive lineman. Mike Daniels was at training camp Sunday, a day after the Lions announced that they'd signed him. When asked what made Detroit an attractive destination, the former Green Bay Packer didn't...

Lions look to get leg up with coach arriving at camp in cast

Jul. 25, 2019 4:47 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Matt Patricia took a hands-on approach during his debut season as an NFL head coach, getting close enough to the Detroit Lions during practices that they could easily hear him and see him demonstrate proper fundamentals and techniques. To get his point across at least early in his...