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Lions notes: USWNT coming to Ford Field

Lions notes looks at a soccer game involving the World Cup champions at Ford Field, an update on Matthew Stafford's passing workouts and much more.

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  • The United States Women's National Team, which is fresh off of winning the World Cupwill take on Australia at Ford Field in a friendly on Sept. 17. Given that the Detroit Lions are on the road the first two weeks of the season and don't play at Ford Field until Sept. 27, there will be plenty of time to convert from football to soccer and back again.

  • Thanks to Snapchat, we have an idea of which Lions players are in Atlanta to catch passes from Matthew Stafford.
  • For fans of ugly sweaters, I have some bad news: the Lions' Calvin Johnson ugly sweater is sold out.
  • Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Russell Okung is planning to be his own agent when he becomes a free agent in 2016. If this strategy actually works, I wonder if more players will go the independent route in the future.

  • The Minnesota Vikings and running back Adrian Peterson agreed to a restructured contract on Tuesday. Here are the details:
  • The NFL is a money factory, to say the least.

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