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2017 Schedule
9-7, 2nd in NFC North

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

The Lions will have cameras in their draft room this weekend for the first time -- one of a bunch of teams to have this broadcast on the NFL Network. The Lions have typically been a secretive team since Bob Quinn took over as general manager, so this is a bit of a change in Detroit. This was first reported by Sports Illustrated.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Between visits & workouts, Toledo RB Kareem Hunt met with Detroit, New England, San Francisco, New Orleans, Tampa Bay, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Tennessee, Carolina and the New York Jets. Hunt is a possible Day 2 pick at running back. Hunt had 262 carries for 1,475 yards and 10 touchdowns with 41 catches and 403 receiving yards last season.

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Football Outsiders: Detroit Lions draft guide

Detroit enters the draft needing to find an impact player at linebacker. The Lions should also look to add another playmaker in the passing game.

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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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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.

Team Stats

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

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