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Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was asked about a potential work stoppage. Said that shouldn't be the point. Said the point is to sit down and work things out.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Roger Goodell on a report that he has a new five-year deal; "That's news to me." Said they are in discussions.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions team president Rod Wood said he is not seeking out being on"Hard Knocks," but believes it is an interesting platform. Roger Goodell said he understands why teams don't volunteer for it.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Lions OL Lomas Brown just apologized to Lions fans for "not reaching the pinnacle," meaning the Super Bowl. Brown was part of the mid-1990s teams that had the best chance of it.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Roger Goodell said brain injury research a top issue for them: "We know an awful lot less" about the brain and brain injuries than they should. Said research is important to them.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions team president Rod Wood said if Detroit gets the draft, "I promised him if the draft was here, no one would boo him." Him is Roger Goodell. The Lions have applied to host the 2020, 2021 drafts.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Roger Goodell at Ford Field to talk during the team's Fan Forum. Event is getting started now.

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Stafford in a win-win position with Lions (1:42)

ESPN Stats and Information  

There are now 16 days until the start of the NFL season. Matthew Stafford has led the Lions on 16 game-winning drives over the last three seasons, most in the NFL in that span.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Eric Ebron, TJ Jones, Cyrus Kouandjio, Noel Thomas, Dontez Ford, Dez Stewart, Thurston Armbrister and Adairius Barnes the Lions not spotted during the open portion of practice Tuesday.

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Ansah works his way back from injury (0:15)
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Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

DE Ezekiel Ansah spotted doing light jogging during the open portion of Lions practice Tuesday. Here you can see him at a distance moving. He is still on PUP.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions HC Jim Caldwell said the joint walk through with the Patriots is off because of how a joint practice would be classified.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions HC Jim Caldwell on run game: Mentions at least 100 yards a game as a barometer. Said they don't need 150 yards a game but need to be "respectable" there. Lions have not had a strong run game since his arrival.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions DC Teryl Austin on generating a pass rush: "I'm not sure I'll be able to let you know that until we get into the real thing. At that point, we'll find out."

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions DC Teryl Austin said Glover Quin & Darius Slay are starters. "Other than that, guys are fighting for positions." That means Nevin Lawson and Tavon Wilson are still in competitions.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions OC Jim Bob Cooter said he is "very confident" the Lions will run the ball more efficiently this year. Of improving the run game this year: "It's been a big, big emphasis for me, myself."

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Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

How the Lions plan on using Kenny Golladay, through the eyes of OC Jim Bob Cooter. Cooter loves Golladay's length.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions OC Jim Bob Cooter in mid season form: "What do we got? A bunch of eclipse questions?"

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Lions 'don't have a choice' with Stafford contract (1:43)

Team Stats

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

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