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Should Calvin Johnson come out of retirement to play for the Detroit Lions?

The Lions have invited their greatest wide receiver to training camp for a second shot at an NFL career.

Barry Sanders reportedly returning to Lions as brand ambassador

The move comes less than a week after Lions president Rod Wood revealed a training-camp invite had been extended to Calvin Johnson.

Lions hire Barry Sanders for marketing post

The Lions are clearly trying to mend fences with Calvin Johnson, inviting the retired wide receiver to training camp after an offseason of critical comments about the team. But they've taken another step to bring another legend back into the fold.

Former Lions QB Dan Orlovsky signs with Los Angeles Rams

Orlovsky signed a one-year contract with the Rams on Thursday, and is expected to be the team's third-string quarterback behind Jared Goff and Sean Mannion.

WATCH: 2017 Governor’s Dinner Guest Speaker: Nate Burleson

Former Wolf Pack stand out spoke to donors and fans at the 2017 Governor's Dinner!

Patriots release OL Chase Farris

The Patriots released offensive lineman Chase Farris on Thursday. Farris, 24, spent the majority of last season on the New England practice squad after first being signed to the squad on Oct. 5, 2016.

Year-to-year approach may become a trend for star players

Before NFL players would ever  miss game checks during a work stoppage, they need to show a willingness to drive a hard bargain in other ways. Here's one way they now can, thanks to the examples set by (of all people) Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins and Rams cornerback Trumaine Johnson.

Detroit Lions playoff banners vanish in $100-million renovation at Ford Field

The Detroit Lions showed off their $100 million renovations at Ford Field to the media Wednesday, July 19.

Lions remove embarrassing playoff appearance banners

The Detroit Lions used to feature banners that hung in Ford Field and highlighted playoff appearances. Quite honestly, those banners were nothing but embarrassing, but thankfully for the Lions and thei

Lions could easily make peace with Calvin Johnson

The Lions, who have faced periodic criticism in recent months from their most recent (and, frankly, rare) superstar player, hope to smooth things over with Calvin Johnson, in part by inviting him to training camp.

Lions take down playoff appearance banners

The Lions made the playoffs last season, but they won't hang a banner at Ford Field to celebrate it. And they've jettisoned previous playoff appearance banners as well.

Reports Say the Lions Working on a Huge Deal with QB Matthew Stafford

The Lions are talking about a deal for one of their star players - a VERY big deal. Reports from NFL.com state that the Lions are looking at making their star QB, Matthew Stafford, the highest paid quarterback in the game, as the team and player try to hammer out a new deal.

Lions optimistic they will sign Matthew Stafford to extension soon

Detroit Lions quarterback is set to enter the final season of a three-year extension he signed with the team back in 2013. And all indicators up to this point seem to suggest that he'll become the hi

Michael Vick has some advice for Colin Kaepernick: ‘Get a haircut’

The former Atlanta Falcons and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback made the comments during a Monday appearance on Fox Sports 1's "Speak for Yourself.

Lions defensive end Armonty Bryant suspended again

The Lions brought back defensive end Armonty Bryant this season, as he was a known commodity. And now, he's done something else they're used to — gotten himself suspended.