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Covering Marvin Jones was the reality check Teez Tabor needed with Lions

The Lions' second-round cornerback has a long history of talking a big game as well as playing one, but he appreciated the challenges Detroit's top receivers provided him to get better during spring practices.

Tavon Wilson seeks to throw out suits against him

Detroit Lions safety Tavon Wilson denies he punched a former girlfriend during an altercation last year, according to TMZ. Per TMZ, Alanda Jackson, the mother of Wilson's 3-year-old, has filed suit against Wilson, alleging that he broke her nose during the melee.

Lions’ Matthew Stafford has the same Bovada MVP odds as Sam Bradford

The Lions quarterback was firmly in the MVP discussion amid the team's 8-4 start a year ago. Then a finger injury helped derail both.

Trust is the top lesson Jarrad Davis learned in Lions rookie transition

The Detroit Lions first-round rookie linebacker knows trust is essential to building a defense, but this was trust of a different kind.

Ex-Lions DT Tyrunn Walker released by Rams amid sexual assault allegations

Los Angeles released him hours after news of the investigation went public.

Tyrunn Walker under investigation for sexual assault

The Rams' decision to cut defensive tackle Tyrunn Walker today came just moments before news broke that he is under investigation in a sexual assault case in Louisiana, where he grew up and previously played for the Saints.

Lions’ Jarrad Davis is ready to build chemistry with Tahir Whitehead

Detroit's new middle linebacker didn't get a chance to build much chemistry with it's last one during the offseason with Whitehead sidelined. It'll become a focus of training camp.

Rams waive defensive lineman Tyrunn Walker

The Rams released defensive tackle Tyrunn Walker on Thursday. They signed Walker in March to serve as a backup to Aaron Donald and Michael Brockers.

Looking at the coming waves of quarterback deals

When it comes to quarterback contracts, the player's circumstances tend to have much more relevance to the final numbers than the broader market at the position.

Only a matter of time before Matthew Stafford passes Derek Carr as top-paid player

That's how these things work in today's NFL. Quarterbacks are so important, yet there's so few of them who are any good, that the good ones get record money every time their deal comes up.

It’s quarterback contract silly season, starting with Derek Carr

The reports are in, and quarterback Derek Carr is set to become the NFL's highest paid quarterback to the tune of a $125 million, five-year contract extension - $25 million a year for those doing t

Derek Carr pushes bar $271,000 higher

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is now the highest paid quarterback in league history. Sort of.

The Detroit Lions are gambling on the availability of their pass rush

The Lions like to refer to their defensive line rotation as a hockey line, but some of the players they're counting on most this year don't have a great history of staying on the field.

Eric Ebron feels Lions’ additions at tight end will help him maximize production

With the additions of Darren Fells in free agency and the selection of Michael Roberts in the NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions have added some heft to their tight end position behind starter Eric Ebron.

Darryl Tapp gets snaps at DT in Nick Fairley’s absence

If Nick Fairley's heart condition keeps him out this season, the Saints might tap into Darryl Tapp's versatility. Tapp, despite his size, saw some snaps at defensive tackle in 2014 when Fairley was lost to a season-ending knee injury while both were with the Lions.