Detroit Lions

Stadium: Ford Field | Coach: Jim Caldwell
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense19th88.9 (28th)251.9 (12th)
Defense2nd69.3 (1st)231.6 (13th)
2015 Draft
128Laken TomlinsonOGDUKE
254Ameer AbdullahRBNEB
380Alex CarterCBSTNFRD
4113Gabe WrightDTAUBURN
5168Michael BurtonFBRUT
6200Quandre DiggsCBTEXAS
7240Corey RobinsonOTSC


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Lions' LaAdrian Waddle begins running again
by Shawn Krest |

Lions right tackle LaAdrian Waddle has begun running, as he continues to recover from January knee surgery. 

Waddle has felt ready to begin running for some time, but he is sticking with the prescribed schedule. 

"It’s hard to hold back," Waddle said, per "I’m not going to lie. I’m doing everything I’m supposed to do. There’s no point in pushing it and doing something stupid and make everything you did worth nothing. I’m pushing it as much as I can push it."

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Drafting of offensive linemen pleases Lions QB Matthew Stafford
by Marty Gitlin |

The Lions didn't go sexy in the first round of the 2015 draft. But quarterback Matthew Stafford is certainly not complaining.

His team drafted offensive linemen Manny Ramirez and Laken Tomlinson in the first round. Just what the doctor ordered - if that doctor is Stafford, who can certainly visualize the difference between the offensive line that will be protecting him in 2015 and the one that did not last season.

The Lions allowed 45 sacks a year ago - only 10 teams surrendered more. It was the highest number of times Stafford wound up on his back during his six-year career.

"Since the week before the draft, to the week after, it was like night and day," Stafford told "We just have so many more bodies, and so many more guys who are capable of playing well."

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Lions sign DT Corey Wootton to one-year deal
by Sean d'Oliveira |

The Lions signed defensive tackle Corey Wootton to a one-year contract Thursday, according to his agent.

Wootton registered 16 tackles and one sack in 15 games for the Vikings last season.

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Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch says he's over knee injury
by Sean d'Oliveira |

When fans ask Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch about his health heading into the season, Tulloch has a simple answer for them, reports

"I ask them if they like watching the games," Tulloch said. "They say, 'Yeah.' They ask, 'Are you healthy?' I say, 'Do you like watching football?' They say, 'Yeah.' I say, 'Yeah, I'm healthy.'

Tulloch tore his ACL while celebrating a sack in Week 3 and he missed the rest of the season. He said the offseason has gone well and he is looking forward to playing in 2015.

"Man, it's exciting," he said. "I'm excited about it. It's a blessing to be able to bounce back the way that I have and to be able to feel as good as I feel to be able to get out there, run around and do my thing."

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Report: Lions cut WR Skye Dawson
by Marty Gitlin |

The Lions have released wide receiver Skye Dawson, the Detroit News has reported.

Dawson played in seven games and caught two passes for Tampa Bay in 2013, but did not see any action last year for the Lions.

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