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- Calvin Johnson told ESPN that he got sick of playing injured and didn't want to take painkillers to stay on the field.
- Calvin Johnson reiterated Saturday that he will stay retired.
- Update: Calvin Johnson has officially announced his retirement from the NFL.
- Lions are asking Calvin Johnson for an answer on retirement this Tuesday as free agency draws near.
- Reports indicate that Calvin Johnson has no money concerns and isn't attempting to lure a raise out of the Lions with his retirement plans.
- Lions will not put a deadline on Calvin Johnson if he plans to return to the Lions.
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Ebron believes the additions of tight ends Darren Fells and Michael Roberts should help him this upcoming season, Dave Birkett of The Detroit Free Press reports. "I think it's going to play a significant role for me to allow me to do the things that I'm best at," Ebron said.
- Ebron believes the additions of tight ends Darren Fells and Michael Roberts should help him this upcoming season, Dave Birkett of The Detroit Free Press reports. "I think it's going to play a significant role for me to allow me to do the things that I'm best at," Ebron said.
- Thornton has been suspended for the first six games of the regular season for violating the league's substance abuse policy, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports.
- Rudock appears to have clearly established himself as the No. 2 quarterback heading into training camp, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports.
- Zenner could still have a role on offense despite the return of a healthy Ameer Abdullah, Mike O'Hara of the Lions' official site reports. "I see consistent progress and improvement with [Zenner]," head coach Jim Caldwell said. "I don't think anybody has any question, if you watched him progress last year, that Zach can run the ball. But he's also a guy that's very talented in terms of being able to help us on special teams. He can run the ball. He can pass protect. He can catch the ball out of the backfield."
- Kouandjio signed a contract with the Lions on Thursday, Field Yates of ESPN.com reports.
- Robinson was traded from the Rams to the Lions on Thursday in exchange for a sixth-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, Adam Schefter of ESPN.com reports.