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2017 Schedule
9-7, 2nd in NFC North

Michael Rothstein, Lions

NFL Nation take over continues on ESPN Radio. Who will the Lions take? What do they need? Michel Rothstein joins Dari and Mel to discuss.

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1dDan Graziano

Dream 2017 draft scenarios for every NFL team

Both Myles Garrett and Mitchell Trubisky go to the Browns. Jerry Jones snags some defensive help. A trade down for the 49ers and Colts. We're picking out best-case draft scenarios for each team.

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Best reunion games of 2017 NFL season

Staying in the NFC North, T.J. Lang will face his former Packers teammates twice beginning with a trip to Lambeau Field in early November.

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The Lions will be on the Monday Night Football stage twice this season, and both will be away games. The first comes in Week 2 against Eli Manning & Co. The second MNF appearance will be against NFC North foe Green Bay during midseason.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

The Lions schedule is pretty reasonable this year.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Bob Quinn pointed out Dwayne Washington, Jace Billingsley and TJ Jones as possibilities at returner after Andre Roberts left for Atlanta.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions GM Bob Quinn said last year from almost the time he walked in the building, he targeted offensive tackle and took Taylor Decker. This year, more best player available. Said there's typically less than 10 "rare" players in each draft.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

The Lions and Colts are having joint practices this year leading up to the preseason opener, the Lions announced Wednesday. It's the second straight year Detroit will have joint practices after working with Pittsburgh last year. The Lions are opening the preseason in Indianapolis.

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There have been few linebackers more consistent over the last decade than A.J. Hawk and Stephen Tulloch, both of whom announced their plans to retire on Tuesday. The equally reliable Chad Greenway announced his own retirement in March.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Stephen Tulloch is retiring from the NFL after 11 seasons between Tennessee, Detroit and Philadelphia. He had 928 career tackles, including a career-high 160 tackles in 2010 with the Titans.

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5dMichael Rothstein

Stafford on Lions: 'Like to be here long term'

Matthew Stafford made it clear Tuesday he would like to remain with the Detroit Lions, the team that drafted him with the No. 1 overall pick in 2009.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Matthew Stafford said "I would love to" be here long-term. Said he's not been involved in contract discussions but his people (Tom Condon) have been talking to the Lions. Has no timeline for a new deal.

Team Stats

Passing Yards256.911th
Rushing Yards81.930th
Points For21.520th
Points Against22.413th

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