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Video: Lions' Joseph Fauria performs touchdown dances throughout history

Lions tight end Joseph Fauria became nationally known for his touchdown dances last season. Daniel Mears / Detroit News

Fauria, who became a favorite on the national highlight reels with his varied touchdown dances last season, has now become a historian of end-zone expressionism. More

Former Michigan OT Taylor Lewan, Titans agree on four-year contract

Taylor Lewan, above, will be competing with right tackle Michael Oher and veteran left tackle Michael Roos. Mark Humphrey / Associated Press

The Titans announced the deal Thursday, the day before players report for training camp. The team did not release terms. Lewan reportedly received a four-year deal worth $11.5 million with a signing bonus of $6.7 million. More

Suspended Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon arrested for marijuana possession

Justin Blackmon was the fifth overall pick in the 2012 draft. Getty Images / Doug Pensinger

Blackmon, a former standout at Oklahoma State, was arrested Wednesday evening in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond. Police said they noticed his sedan go around stopped traffic in an attempt to get into a turn lane. More

Ravens RB Ray Rice suspended two games for domestic violence incident

Ray Rice rushed for 660 yards last season following four consecutive years of 1,000-plus yards. Getty Images / Jonathan Daniel

Rice will miss the season opener against AFC North champion Cincinnati on Sept. 7 and the Sept. 11 game on Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers. More

Lions training camp position previews: Defensive line

Despite two lackluster seasons statistically, the Lions' strength on defense will again be up front, and as new coordinator Teryl Austin installs his new scheme, increased blitzes could lead to improves stats. More

Tony Dungy: Michael Sam story isn't about my faith

Tony Dungy had a 139-69 record as a head coach in the NFL. Scott Halleran / Getty Images

Former NFL coach Tony Dungy responded to criticism Wednesday that he was being hypocritical by saying he would not have drafted gay football player Michael Sam. More

Fans invited to attend free Lions training camp practices July 30-31

Ndamukong Suh goes low to high-five a young fan during an open training camp practice last season. Daniel Mears / Detroit News

The Lions have announced two more training camp practices free and open to the public – Wednesday, July 30 at Wayne State Stadium and Thursday, July 31 at the team's headquarters in Allen Park. More

Wednesday's NFL roundup: Pats' Rob Gronkowski cleared to play

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been cleared to practice less than eight months after suffering a season-ending knee injury. Charles Krupa / Associated Press

That's welcome news to his teammates after a season in which Gronkowski played just seven regular-season games. More

Broncos owner giving up control because he has Alzheimer's

At 307-203-1, Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, above, and New York Giants founder Tim Mara are the only three-decade owners in pro football history to win 60 percent of their games. Doug Pensinger / Getty Images

Pat Bowlen is giving up control of the team because of Alzheimer's disease. The 70-year-old Bowlen will no longer be a part of the club's daily operations, the Broncos announced Wednesday. Team president Joe Ellis is adding the title of chief executive officer and will have final say on all matters. More

Tony Dungy explains context, timing of interview about Michael Sam

Tony Dungy: 'I wish Michael Sam nothing but the best in his quest to become a star in the NFL and I am confident he will get the opportunity to show what he can do on the field.' David Duprey / Associated Press

On Tuesday, Dungy, a native of Jackson, Michigan, sought to bring clarification to his comments, including the full context and timing of his interview. More

Joique Bell tweets Lions will practice at Wayne State on July 30

On Monday afternoon, Joique Bell tweeted the Lions will hold a practice at Wayne State — his alma mater — on July 30, the third day of training camp. Daniel Mears / Detroit News

Bell may have spoiled a team secret about the site of one training camp practice. On Monday afternoon, Bell tweeted the Lions will hold a practice at Wayne State — his alma mater — on July 30, the third day of training camp. More

Lions 'fan plans' include tickets to two games, plus bowl game

The Lions have introduced four 'fan plans' that include tickets to at least one premium game to see Calvin Johnson and the rest of the team this season — but there's a catch. Daniel Mears / Detroit News

The Lions introduced four 'fan plans' that include tickets to at least one premium game this season, but the packages require the purchase of tickets to the Big Ten vs. ACC bowl game on Dec. 26 at Ford Field. More

Browns rookie QB Johnny Manziel has NFL's top-selling jersey

The NFL said Monday that Johnny Manziel's No. 2 jersey outsold all others from April 1 to July 17 on NFLShop.com. Phil Long / Associated Press

The league said Monday that Manziel's No. 2 outsold all others from April 1 to July 17 on NFLShop.com. Manziel is followed on the list by three quarterbacks: Seattle's Russell Wilson, San Francisco's Colin Kapernick and Denver's Peyton Manning. More

Lions land WR Reese Wiggins off waivers

The New England Patriots signed Reese Wiggins as an undrafted free agent out of East Carolina this year but waived him Thursday. Charles Krupa / Associated Press

The New England Patriots signed Wiggins as an undrafted free agent out of East Carolina this year but waived him Thursday. More

Rocker Jon Bon Jovi part of group eyeing Bills, sources tell AP

Three people who have reviewed documents concerning the sale of the Buffalo Bills say a Toronto group that includes rocker Jon Bon Jovi is interested in buying the team. Theo Wargo / Getty Images

Three people who have reviewed documents concerning the sale of the Buffalo Bills say a Toronto group that includes rocker Jon. The group has retained the banking firm Goldman Sachs to assist its bid. More

Friday's NFL roundup: Former players sue union over concussions

Christian Ballard, a defensive end in 2011 and 2012, left the Vikings last September. Coincidentally, he is being represented by the union in a grievance concerning about $240,000 in 2013 salary. Jonathan Daniel / Getty Images

Former NFL players Christian Ballard and Gregory Westbrooks are suing the union for not providing accurate information about the risk of head injuries. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. More

NFL to limit draft evaluations of underclassmen

Troy Vincent, the NFL's head of football operations, says the underclassmen will be advised on their potential to be picked in the first or second round. They also could be advised to stay in school. Michael Loccisano / Getty Images

Concerned about the record 107 underclassmen who applied for this year's draft, and with 37 of them not selected, the league's College Advisory Committee developed new guidelines for players considering forfeiting their final years of eligibility. More

Lions' Eric Ebron changes Twitter bio from 'tight end' to 'pass catcher'

At North Carolina, Eric Ebron set school records for tight ends for single-season catches (55) and career catches (105). Detroit News / Daniel Mears

Within the past few days, the Lions' first-round pick changed his Twitter biography from 'Tight End For The Detroit Lions' to 'Pass Catcher For The Detroit Lions,' something that could actually impact contract negotiations in the future. More

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