Detroit Lions

Stadium: Ford Field | Coach: Jim Caldwell
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense20th83.4 (32nd)263.2 (9th)
Defense18th113.0 (18th)236.6 (14th)

Schedule

4:25 pm EDT
Sun Sep 11
at IND
1:00 pm EDT
Sun Sep 18
TEN
1:00 pm EDT
Sun Sep 25
at GB
1:00 pm EDT
Sun Oct 2
at CHI
1:00 pm EDT
Sun Oct 9
PHI
1:00 pm EDT
Sun Oct 16
LAR
1:00 pm EDT
Sun Oct 23
WAS
1:00 pm EDT
Sun Oct 30
at HOU
1:00 pm EST
Sun Nov 6
at MIN
1:00 pm EST
Sun Nov 20
JAC
12:30 pm EST
Thu Nov 24
MIN
1:00 pm EST
Sun Dec 4
at NO
1:00 pm EST
Sun Dec 11
CHI
1:00 pm EST
Sun Dec 18
at NYG
8:30 pm EST
Mon Dec 26
at DAL
1:00 pm EST
Sun Jan 1
GB

Standings

NFC
North
Overall
W-L-T
Division
W-L-T
Chicago0-0-00-0-0
Detroit0-0-00-0-0
Green Bay0-0-00-0-0
Minnesota0-0-00-0-0
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Lions' DeAndre Levy: Sidelined to start camp
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Levy (undisclosed) has been placed on the active/non-football injury list to begin training camp, MLive.com reports.

Levy's injury has not yet been disclosed, but it could be a concerning development for the Lions. The veteran is clearly Detroit's best linebacker when healthy, but played merely 17 snaps last season due to a lingering hip problem that required surgery. After being an active member in the Lions' offseason program, Levy was seemingly poised for a training camp return, making Friday's news rather curious and warranting of attention going forward.

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Lions' Darius Slay: Agrees to four-year contract extension
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Slay agreed to a four-year, $50.2 million contract extension with the Lions on Friday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.

Slay's new deal with the Lions also includes $23 million fully guaranteed at signing, as he remains the team's top cornerback. The 25-year-old amassed 59 tackles, 13 passes defensed, and two interceptions in 16 games during the 2015 season, his third year in the league.

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Lions' Ameer Abdullah: May not quite be 100 percent healthy
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lions head coach Jim Caldwell was evasive when asked if Abdullah (shoulder) is 100 percent healthy, Kyle Meinke of MLive.com reports.

Caldwell's lack of response doesn't necessarily mean anything, as Abdullah is still expected to be ready for the start of training camp Friday. The second-year pro is a clear favorite to earn the lead-back role, despite missing the Lions' entire offseason program after having surgery in January to repair a torn labrum. Abdullah finished his rookie year on a high note, even successfully playing through the aforementioned injury in his final two games.

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Lions' Anquan Boldin: Inks contract with Lions
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

The Lions and Boldin agreed to a contract Tuesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

At this stage of his career, the 35-year-old Boldin won't completely make up for the retirement of Calvin Johnson. In reality, the combined efforts of Boldin and fellow offseason pickup Marvin Jones will help plug the dam, with the 13-year veteran the likely candidate to become a quick favorite of Matthew Stafford. Despite posting the second-lowest YPC (11.4) of his career last season, Boldin was working with uninspiring signal callers -- Blaine Gabbert and Colin Kaepernick -- so the upgrade to Stafford should boost Boldin's prospects.

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Lions' Ameer Abdullah: Ready for training camp
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Abdullah (shoulder) will be ready for the start of training camp, which kicks off Friday, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports.

The Lions will place a trio of players on the preseason PUP list -- WR Corey Fuller (foot), TE Brandon Pettigrew (knee), and OT Corey Robinson (undisclosed) -- but Abdullah has avoided such an honor. Alas, Abdullah's recovery from offseason surgery to repair a torn labrum has followed the intended path, which should afford him every opportunity to solidify himself as the clear-cut No. 1 back. His rookie campaign was a roller-coaster ride, to say the least, yet he still finished with respectable output, namely 4.2 yards per carry and 25 receptions on 38 targets in 16 games.

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