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JUST IN: Barry Sanders returns to Detroit Lions

Yes, it is true, Barry Sanders is coming back to the Lions. However, though the greatest running back in the history of the team, Sanders won't...

WATCH: Top 10 plays of Barry Sanders career will leave you...

In just 10 seasons with the Detroit Lions, the great Barry Sanders rushed for 15,269 yards and scored 109 touchdowns. Unfortunately for the Lions...

Barry Sanders shares his thoughts on the Detroit Lions rushing attack

When talking about the greatest running back in the history of football, it would be foolish to not include former Detroit Lions great Barry...

Best Of The Best! Top Five Detroit Lions Draft Picks of...

As we countdown to the 2017 NFL Draft, we take a look back at previous Detroit Lions draft picks. Some stand out as total...

LOOK: Barry Sanders tweets out high school highlight video…of himself

Despite retiring too soon, former Detroit Lions running back Barry Sanders is still considered one of the greatest of all-time. In fact, if you...

LOOK: Barry Sanders jokes about returning to Detroit Lions, on one...

When Barry Sanders decided to hang up his cleats prematurely prior to the 1999 season, Detroit Lions fans were left wondering what could have...

Barry Sanders, two other Hall of Famers give thoughts on Lions’...

"The Detroit Lions need a running game." That is a statement that has been used each and every year since the great Barry Sanders surprised...

Top 5 Most Entertaining Athletes In Detroit Sports History

The city of Detroit has a long and storied sports tradition. From the dominance of the Detroit Red Wings in the 1990's, the 3-time NBA champion Detroit Pistons,...

WATCH: Barry Sanders tribute film “Untouchable” is a must see

Barry Sanders. Those two words strike fear into the hearts of football players and pride in the hearts of Detroit Lions fans. There's really no reasonable...

‘Same Old Lions’ need a savior!

Another year has come and gone, and once again it leaves many Lions fans disappointed. They made the playoffs this year which is a...

Barry Sanders calls out Detroit Lions on Twitter

On Saturday night, the Detroit Lions shot themselves in the foot time and time again against the Seattle Seahawks by dropping the football. The Lions...

The time has come to put an end to “Same Old...

Being a die-hard Detroit Lions fan is full of anger, disappointment, and pain. Year after year, high expectations are shattered and the team often...

I am a Detroit Sports Fan and for that I’m Thankful

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should...

Detroit Lions to party like it’s 1991 this Sunday

Sunday, while the Detroit Lions "defend the den" against Todd Gurley and the Los Angeles Rams they will be celebrating their 1991 team by lowering...

Ameer Abdullah channels his inner Barry Sanders, picks up 13 yards!...

Watch as Detroit Lions RB Ameer Abdullah channels his inner Barry Sanders on this 13-yard run. The Lions went on to score on the...

WATCH: Bo Jackson’s ‘Tecmo Bo’ 2017 Kia Sorento ad

Kia went straight old school when promoting one of their all-new SUV's. An arcade game released back in the late 1980's known as 'Tecmo Bowl'...

WATCH: Like Father, Like Son – Barry J. Sanders electrifying at...

Barry J. Sanders had a great day for the Oklahoma State Cowboys this weekend. Having transferred back to the school of his father and former...

WATCH: Barry Sanders Highlights – Wichita North High School

As we all know, Barry Sanders had an amazing college career at Oklahoma State and an equally amazing career in the NFL with the...

Detroit Lions plan commemoration for 1991 NFC Central Division championship team

It's been 25 years since the Lions won a playoff game. The 1991 Lions team, which finished the regular season with a 12-4 record...

Barry Sanders ‘Monday Night Football’ Intro

October 10, 2011, marked the first Monday Night Football game that would be taking place inside Ford Field. The Detroit Lions played host to...

Lions’ players pay tribute to Muhammad Ali

The news sent shock waves throughout the sporting world. Muhammad Ali tragically passed away this past Friday, June 3rd at the age of 74. Ali was...

TBT: Theo Riddick’s juke move on Monday Night Football

It was last season, Week 15 to be exact. The Detroit Lions were playing the New Orleans Saints on Monday Night Football. There were 6 minutes...

FLASHBACK: Barry Sanders literally breaks ankles of Rod Woodson

It was the opening regular season game of the 1995 NFL season. The Detroit Lions were matched up with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Late in...

Top 10 most beloved Detroit Lions of all-time

Players will come and go, but if you follow a certain team for a long time, you naturally develop a liking for certain players....

5 biggest NFL draft steals in Lions history

NFL draft season is upon us and articles like the one you're about to read are prevalent yet necessary. In terms of the Detroit...

Best selling throwback jerseys ranked by state

Let's face it, Nation, throwback jerseys are awesome! You can buy a jersey of a past superstar and never have to worry about that...

Please, just one championship… Is that asking too much?

There are certain franchises in the NFL that once a new season gets underway, it's almost guaranteed they are heading to the Playoffs and...

Calvin Johnson paid back part of bonus to Lions

When Calvin Johnson retired this week, along with celebrating his accomplishments, there was some talk about how his retirement would help the Lions financially....

Barry Sanders ‘shocked’ with Calvin Johnson’s possible retirement

Barry Sanders can now relate to the emotions felt by many Detroit Lions fans after a superstar unexpectedly retires. Calvin Johnson has not officially hung up...

Michael Irvin blasts Detroit for chasing away two of the NFL’s...

Though Calvin Johnson has yet to come out and officially announce his retirement, it seems like the smart money would be the side that...

If Calvin Johnson departs, what happens to the Lions?

Reports have been swirling that Calvin Johnson is considering retirement after 97.1 the Ticket's Terry Foster speculated on the possibility earlier this week. Regarding...

Top 5 Thanksgiving games in Detroit Lions history

Although it might not seem possible, Thanksgiving is already upon us. Ahhh yes. Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberries, family, and of course,...

FLASHBACK: Barry Sanders vs. Bo Jackson on MNF

On December 10th, 1990, fans across the country had the opportunity to watch two of the most talented running backs in the history of...

Have some fun with the Lions vs Packers broadcast

Nearly every Lions fan knows that Detroit hasn't won in Wisconsin since December 15, 1991. You can be sure that Fox play-by-play man Joe Buck...

History dictates Jim Caldwell will finish season as Lions coach

  Although it's not without precedence for the Detroit Lions to make head coaching changes mid-season, most coaching changes occur in the off-season. Detroit doesn't...

Dear Billionaires: 10 reasons why you should buy the Detroit Lions

Dear Billionaires: How would you like to own an NFL franchise? In fact, how would you like to own an NFL franchise that just so...

6 bold moves the Detroit Lions need to make immediately

The Seattle Seahawks are known for having what they call, "The 12th Man" when they play their home games at Century Link Field. That,...

Editorial: Disappointing Tigers deserve our respect

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should...

12 Detroit Lions offensive records that will never be broken

The Detroit Lions may be one of the most unsuccessful franchises in NFL history when it comes to winning, but at least they have...

The 10 Greatest Detroit Video Game Athletes of All-Time

Let's get this clear right from the start: this is a list that, for the most part, set out to identify the most dominant Detroit-based...

Barry Sanders gives his thoughts on Ameer Abdullah

Will Ameer Abdullah be a playmaker for the Detroit Lions in 2015? That my friends just happens to be one of the biggest questions going into the...

Lions 3rd-round pick CB Alex Carter misses first day of camp

Cornerback Alex Carter (3rd round, 2015 draft) missed the first practice of Detroit Lions camp on Tuesday. Apparently the rookie rolled an ankle last week,...

WATCH: Barry Sanders Highlights – Detroit Lions

In my humble opinion, Sanders is the greatest running back ever to step foot on a football field. The moves he made on a...

NFL fan vote names best running back of Super Bowl era

According to a fan survey conducted by the NFL, there is not much question as to who the best running back of the Super...

Top 10 running backs in NFL history

Throughout the history of the NFL, there have been some amazing running backs. Here is a list of the top 10 running backs in...

10 worst moments in Detroit Lions history

The Detroit Lions football team was established in 1930 (then called the Portsmouth Spartans). In the time since then, it is no secret that...

The 8 greatest Detroit Lions players of all-time

If you are a fan of the Detroit Lions, you are well aware of the fact the team has never been to a Super...

Top 10 moments in Detroit sports history

If you are from Michigan, you are most likely a fan of Detroit sports. Depending on your age, you have been able to see...

Barry Sanders autographed Silverdome urinal up for auction

If you are looking for the perfect gift for Father's Day, look no further.Apparently a gentleman is auctioning off the only autographed Barry Sanders...

Tom Lewand sheds some light on why Barry Sanders retired

If you are a fan of the Detroit Lions you likely agree with me that Barry Sanders is the greatest running back ever to...

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