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Lions Free Agent Profile: T.J. Lang

TJ Lang
The Detroit Lions signed Pro Bowl guard T.J. Lang to a three-year contract addressing a major priority this off-season. General manager Bob Quinn said he wanted to pursue big name free agents and he landed the two best available offensive linemen. Lang's deal is worth...

Detroit Lions Free Agent Profile: Keshawn Martin

NFL: Preaseason-New England Patriots at New York Giants
The Detroit Lions featured two homecoming stories during free agency. The acquisition of guard T.J. Lang got some of the highest praise around the league, but the signing of hometown wide receiver Keshawn Martin could turn out to be a steal as well. The former...

Lions Free Agent Profile: Cornerback D.J. Hayden

NFL: Oakland Raiders at San Diego Chargers
The Detroit Lions need immediate impacts from their free agent acquisitions, especially young cornerback D.J. Hayden. With a thin line help in the secondary, the former Oakland Raider has a prime opportunity to establish himself with his new franchise. Given some early career struggles, the...

Detroit Lions land free agent guard T.J. Lang

Sep 18, 2016; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Green Bay Packers offensive lineman T.J. Lang (70) against the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium. The Vikings defeated the Packers 17-14. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
After several days of visits and pondering, prized offensive guard T.J. Lang has decided to bring his services home to the Detroit Lions. Lang considered other offers from the Seattle Seahawks and his former team the Green Bay Packers. https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/840969512337977344 UPDATE: https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/841021454846177280 The hometown guard is an immediate...

Lions add free agent TE Darren Fells

NFL: Preseason-Arizona Cardinals at Houston Texans
The Detroit Lions have announced this afternoon the signing of free agent tight end Darren Fells. They agreed to a one-year deal worth $1.5 million. https://twitter.com/davebirkett/status/840625513479720961 Fells is a 6-7, 281-pound veteran and has established himself as one of the best run- and pass-blocking tight ends...

LAY OFF! 3 big named players the Detroit Lions MUST avoid drafting

NCAA Football: Michigan at Ohio State
The Detroit Lions have finished their scouting and evaluations with the conclusion of the NFL combine. Plenty of players improved their draft stock through the past couple weeks and made lasting impressions. Drafting late at No. 21 in the first round might not be a...

Lions GM Bob Quinn confirms contract discussions with Riley Reiff, Larry Warford

NFL: Combine
General manager Bob Quinn fielded questions from the media Wednesday at the NFL combine on behalf of the Detroit Lions. During his address, he confirmed the beginning of negotiations with offensive linemen Riley Reiff and Larry Warford. The two linemen made up the right side...

Why the Detroit Lions must avoid all veteran FA running backs

NFL: Indianapolis Colts at Minnesota Vikings
Free agency can be a tricky off-season stage for the Detroit Lions. While winning franchises are historically built through the draft, acquiring a quality free agent can be beneficial as well. There are plenty of available options who could be worth the gamble for the...

Could a former Buckeye be the key to the Lions’ passing game in 2017?

NFL: San Diego Chargers at Cleveland Browns
Since drafting franchise quarterback Matthew Stafford in 2009, the Detroit Lions have been making a conscious effort in surrounding him with help at their skill positions. The offense featured some underwhelming performances this past season from starters like Marvin Jones Jr., Golden Tate and Eric...

Lions sign free agent tackle Pierce Burton

NFL: Detroit Lions at Indianapolis Colts
The Detroit Lions have agreed on a deal with offensive tackle Pierce Burton. Details of the contract terms have not been disclosed yet. https://twitter.com/ttwentyman/status/834865495379689473 Burton stands 6-6 and 305 pounds and spent two years at the University of Mississippi (2012-13). His career began as an undrafted rookie...

Asking prices set for Pistons’ trade options

NBA: Philadelphia 76ers at Detroit Pistons
With the NBA trade deadline approaching, the Detroit Pistons are fielding plenty of offers for Andre Drummond, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Reggie Jackson. It's quite evident the team's front office doesn't want to stand still, but they won't settle on their asking price for their...

LOOK: Pistons’ Andre Drummond addresses trade rumors

The Detroit Pistons have been one of the hottest names in the NBA rumor mill. Franchise pieces Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson have been popular names among the NBA trade deadline, and it was just a matter of time before it caught their attention. Despite...

5 Detroit Lions with the most to prove in 2017

NFL: NFC Wild Card-Detroit Lions at Seattle Seahawks
Originally published 2/19/17 Putting the 2016-17 season in the past for the Detroit Lions shouldn't be a simple task. Finishing on a four-game losing streak, fumbling away their first division title since 1991, and a postseason blowout against the Seattle Seahawks sums up their disappointing...

A deadline splash doesn’t seem likely for the Detroit Pistons

NBA: Philadelphia 76ers at Detroit Pistons
The 2016-17 season for the Detroit Pistons has become a stressful enigma. With a young roster struggling to gel and find continuity, they're heading into the All-Star break with a 27-30 record. Head coach and President of basketball operations Stan Van Gundy has been the...

Detroit Lions: Top 4 Biggest Offseason Concerns

With Super Bowl LI officially in the books, the central focus of the NFL is now on the 2017 offseason. The Detroit Lions experienced a brief bit of success with a 9-7 record and a playoff berth, but many would say they overachieved. After losing...

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