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Lions rookie Kerby Joseph is ‘ahead of where’ coaches thought he’d be

Detroit Lions safeties coach Brian Duker has been "pleasantly surprised" with the rapid development of rookie Kerby Joseph after OTAs and minicamp.

Jared Goff calls 2021 game-winner vs. Vikings top-3 favorite moment of his career

Detroit Lions quarterback Jared Goff has only been with the team for a single season, but he’s already produced a top-3 moment of his career.

Open thread: Which Lions player is set up to have a breakout season?

With one of the youngest teams in the NFL, a number of different players could see breakout seasons, but which one will make the biggest leap?

Goff, Cabinda eager to make Detroit a winner: ‘This city’s turning up’

Both Jared Goff and Jason Cabinda are HYPED about potentially delivering a winner to long-suffering Detroit Lions fans.

Detroit Lions coaches, teammates still see greatness in Jared Goff

Lions coaches and players have seen a noticeable difference in quarterback Jared Goff this spring.

Why Lions believe Malcolm Rodriguez is ahead of some 3rd-year players

Per his position coach, Lions rookie linebacker Malcolm Rodriguez has three-down and green-dot potential.

Notes: Lions scaling back James Houston’s roles hoping to highlight his athleticism on edge

The Lions sixth round pick is putting his off-the-ball linebacker duties on hold so he can focus on his edge rushing.

Detroit Lions trying to get a head start on improving critical situation performance

Last year, the Detroit Lions really struggled on critical downs and in high-pressure situations. This year, they’re hoping to get a head start on it.

Lions WR coach sees similar passion in Amon-Ra St. Brown, Jameson Williams

Lions first-round pick Jameson Williams hasn’t practiced yet, but Detroit already sees an insatiable passion in him. -

Lions OC Ben Johnson continues to get wild praise from players

Detroit Lions players continue to fawn over their new offensive coordinator thanks to a collaborative environment and his great communication skills.

Trinity Benson making an early impact with more confidence, less overthinking

Trinity Benson has made an early impression in minicamp thanks to a year of settling in.

Detroit Lions don’t care about positive attention from media

The Detroit Lions aren’t letting anything negative or positive into the building, despite more national hype for the team.

Detroit Lions view Alim McNeill as ‘core of our team’

The Lions are creating a defense to cater to Alim McNeill’s strength, and the defensive tackle has taken more professional strides to become a key member of the team.

T.J. Hockenson prioritizing winning over cashing in on new contract

The Lions young tight end is leaving all the money talk to his agent. His focus is on getting better and winning football games in Detroit.

Dan Campbell says Lions are ‘at a higher level intellectually’ in Year 2

The Detroit Lions are entering Year 2 of the Dan Campbell era a little more talented and a little wiser.

Duce Staley challenges D’Andre Swift to fight through being hurt vs. injured

D’Andre Swift has missed several games through his first two seasons and has been given a limited role. Now his RB coach is challenging him to fight through some physical ails in 2022.

Campbell: Tight ends like T.J. Hockenson ‘aren’t always easy to find’

As the Lions inch closer to a major decision on T.J. Hockenson’s future, he got a vote of confidence from head coach Dan Campbell.

Lions OC Ben Johnson ‘confident’ he’s ready to call plays

Lions first-time offensive coordinator Ben Johnson is very confident in his ability—including calling plays, if Dan Campbell let’s him.

Jeff Okudah explains ups, downs of emotional rehab from Achilles injury

Jeff Okudah laid out his emotional, mental battle through last year’s devastating Achilles injury.

Ben Johnson implementing concepts from Jared Goff’s successful Rams years

The Detroit Lions are looking to implement some concepts from Jared Goff’s most successful years with the LA Rams.

Lions ‘confident’ in linebacker room due to increased competition

Lions coaches aren’t worried about the lack of star power at linebacker. They believe increased competition will produce positive results this season.

Dan Campbell feared losing Aaron Glenn would be like walking ‘without wearing pants’

Lions head coach Dan Campbell spoke about the importance of retaining defensive coordinator Aaron Glenn... in a way that only Dan Campbell would.

Kelvin Sheppard describes Lions’ changing roles for LBs, Julian Okwara

Detroit Lions linebacker coach Kelvin Sheppard talked about his changing role, the changing roles of players, and how they’re reacting to the new defensive philosophy.

Lions LB coach: Malcolm Rodriguez ‘is one of the smarter young players I’ve ever been around’

Detroit Lions rookie linebacker Malcolm Rodriguez is already getting serious praise from Kelvin Sheppard, the team’s linebacker coach.

Amani Oruwariye to Jeff Okudah doubters: ‘Stay in your lane’

Amani Oruwariye expressed a lot of confidence in Jeff Okudah’s game and his potential immediate impact on the Detroit Lions defense.

Campbell says Lions offense will have more tempo in and out of the huddle

After being one of the slowest offenses last year, the Detroit Lions look to be more up-tempo, at least out of the huddle.

Lions WR Jameson Williams picked No. 18 because of Calvin Johnson, Randy Moss

Lions first-round pick Jameson Williams hopes to model his game like two of the best to ever do it.

Dan Campbell has no problem with one o’clock starts: ‘It’s awesome’

The Detroit Lions are the only team in the NFL to not have a game in primetime and coach Dan Campbell couldn’t be more excited about that.

5 Q’s: Kerby Joseph ‘can help build the Lions into a winner’

Get to know the Lions' newest safety Kerby Joseph in a conversation with Illinois football beat writer Bob Asmussen of the Champaign News-Gazette.

Detroit Lions WRs excited for Ben Johnson’s ‘revamped’ offense

A lot of changes are coming to the Lions’ offense in 2022, and it appears the wide receiving corps may benefit the most.

Amani Oruwariye would like to sign a long-term deal with Lions: ‘I love Detroit’

The Lions veteran cornerback didn’t provide an update on contract talks, but expressed his interest in staying in Detroit long term.

Jerry Jacobs updates his injury status: ‘I’ll be back sooner than you think’

Jacobs suffered a torn ACL in early December, but the young Lions cornerback hinted at making an early return to the team.

2022 Lions draft class, as described by their college coaches

Get to know the Detroit Lions’ 2022 NFL Draft class through the words of the people who coached him in college.

Lions DL coach: Onwuzurike ‘was not healthy’ in 2021, ‘looking jacked’ now

Lions defensive line coach Todd Wash revealed that Levi Onwuzurike was dealing with a pretty serious injury, but now he looks ‘jacked’ and ready to break out.

Lions DL coach reveals position plans for rookies Aidan Hutchinson, Josh Paschal

Lions defensive line coach Todd Wash explained how the team planned on using their newly drafted edge rushers, Aidan Hutchinson and Josh Paschal

5 Qs with the Courier-Journal: Josh Paschal ‘should be a fan favorite’

We asked Kentucky beat writer Jon Hale to break down the Detroit Lions’ second-round pick Josh Paschal.