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Show Caption Hide Caption Texas safety officials give timeline of Uvalde shooter’s rampage Texas safety officials gave a timeline leading up to the shooting in Uvalde and disputed claims that an officer confronted the shooter once he was inside. Ariana Triggs, USA TODAY Josh Reynolds was relaxing in his hotel room after the first day
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The Detroit Lions took eight players in the 2022 NFL draft. Six selections were on defense — two guys at all three levels — and of the two that were on offense, one was play-making wide receiver Jameson Williams, the other big-bodied, athletic tight end James Mitchell. One unit that went unaddressed: the offensive line. General Manager Brad Holmes said the
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Dan Campbell thought Aaron Glenn was gone. When Glenn, the Detroit Lions’ 49-year-old defensive coordinator interviewed for the New Orleans Saints head coaching position in February, Campbell thought for sure his good friend and trusted assistant was going to be the Saints’ pick to replace Sean Payton. “I was going to be happy as hell
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As the Detroit Lions began their Organized Team Activities this week, the spirit seemed different, at least according to head coach Dan Campbell and defensive coordinator Aaron Glenn. Why? Both cited the new sense of “competition” within the team’s Allen Park headquarters Thursday. “I will tell you this, you talk about competition in the room, just
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Less than nine months after rupturing his Achilles tendon, Detroit Lions cornerback Jeff Okudah is back on the football field and looks healthy. Okudah was a limited participant Thursday in the Lions’ third practice of Organized Team Activites. He took first-team reps at left cornerback during a walk-through period at the start of practice, then spent part of individual
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So, the Detroit Lions. And the national buzz they’re getting. And the skepticism percolating inside you because of that buzz. You’ve read it. You’ve heard it. From metrics collectors who like their (soft) schedule and days of rest between games to analysts who are doing their best to tamp down their own giddiness. Like ESPN’s
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Malcolm Rodriguez has big plans for his rookie season with the Detroit Lions this fall. “Definitely start on special teams, that’s the kicker,” Rodriguez told reporters during rookie minicamp last week. “Special teams is big here and so getting on special teams and working my way up in the linebacker room.” The Lions could have more new
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Ladies and gentlemen, we’ve got ourselves a new Dan Campbell term, and it’s a fantastic one from the Detroit Lions coach. “We are trying to avoid floaters,” Campbell said on Saturday morning before the Lions rookie minicamp. “We don’t want to draft floaters.” No sirree, floaters are bad. Floaters are a waste of human flesh.
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