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Raiders end minicamp with questions at quarterback, offensive line and cornerback

Jun. 13, 2024 19:38 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Even if outside expectations for the Raiders are modest at best, there has been energy inside the team's headquarters because of the strong buy-in of players remaining in Las Vegas during the offseason. That included the voluntary organized team activities...

1 of 12 full-time female NFL coaches, Jill Costanza is an asset for the Lions and Dan Campbell

Jun. 12, 2024 13:57 PM EDT

Jill Costanza’s interest in studying ACL injuries and passion for learning new ways to improve performance led the former high school basketball coach and physical education teacher on a journey from college sports to the Army to the Air Force to the NFL. Now, she’s an asset for...

Lions lose 1 day of offseason workouts after violating NFL rules relating to on-field contact

Jun. 07, 2024 20:51 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have lost one day of organized offseason workouts after breaking rules relating to on-field contact during a practice last month. “We take very seriously the rules set forth within the NFL’s Offseason Program and have worked to conduct...

Cam Sutton is getting a second chance with the Steelers following domestic violence incident

Jun. 05, 2024 17:04 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cameron Sutton is getting a second chance in the NFL with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The club signed the veteran defensive back to a one-year deal on Wednesday, more than two months after the Detroit Lions released Sutton for his involvement in an alleged domestic...

Lions DB Khalil Dorsey carted off field with lower leg injury during team's mandatory minicamp

Jun. 05, 2024 15:23 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions defensive back Khalil Dorsey was carted off the field with a lower leg injury during the team's mandatory minicamp on Wednesday. Dorsey was a key player, mostly on special teams, for the NFC North-champion Lions last season. He played in 13...

NFL teams are using 2 tight ends less frequently, but those that do still find it effective

May. 30, 2024 14:54 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Michael Mayer appreciated the reassuring call from the Raiders after they selected Brock Bowers with the No. 13 pick in April, though he wasn't exactly thrilled they drafted a tight end. Mayer's position. But once he had a chance to reflect,...

QB Jared Goff has long-term deal in Detroit and now he wants a Super Bowl title

May. 16, 2024 17:28 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — After getting long-term security with a $212 million contract extension, Lions quarterback Jared Goff said he has one more thing to accomplish with Detroit. Win the franchise's first Super Bowl. A few minutes after signing the four-year deal...

DL Michael Brockers, first-round pick in 2012, announces retirement after 11-year NFL career

May. 16, 2024 11:46 AM EDT

Michael Brockers, a 2012 first-round draft pick who played on the defensive line for two NFL teams over 11 seasons, is retiring from football. The 33-year-old Brockers, who didn't play in 2023, made the announcement Thursday on Instagram. The Rams took Brockers out of...

NFL schedule: 9 playoff rematches include Ravens-Chiefs and Rams-Lions on opening week

May. 16, 2024 01:39 AM EDT

Even though the Super Bowl rematch between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers will not occur until almost the midpoint of the season, NFL fans will be treated to a pair of playoff rematches on the opening weekend. Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs begin their quest for an...

Lions and QB Jared Goff agree on $212M, 4-year extension with $170M guaranteed, AP source says

May. 13, 2024 22:21 PM EDT

The Detroit Lions have looked in vain for a playoff-winning quarterback for decade after decade. When the search ended with Jared Goff under center, the franchise was determined not to let him get away. The Lions and Goff agreed to a $212 million, four-year contract...