2017 Detroit Lions draft grades

It is Detroit Lions GM Bob Quinn‘s second year at the reigns and it marks the first time he has had a full offseason to prepare for the NFL draft. In saying this, expectations are extremely high for a newbie GM who has been crowned a genius after one solid draft class. Quinn has always … Read more

2017 Detroit Lions preseason schedule released

NFL: Preseason-Detroit Lions at Baltimore Ravens

The NFL released the preseason schedule for the Detroit Lions on Monday afternoon. To start the year off, head coach Jim Caldwell will face his former team, the Indianapolis Colts. Week 1 of the regular season ended well for the Lions last year against the Colts, maybe they can have similar results. Lions preseason slate:Week 1 at … Read more

5 prospects the Detroit Lions have been eyeing

NCAA Football: Rutgers at Michigan

Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn and his staff have been everywhere on the pre-draft circuit. With a long list of prospects that the Lions have been connected to, there are a few that have popped up multiple times on the visit tracker. These players don’t always end up being their selection on draft day, but it … Read more

Detroit Lions agree to terms with LB Paul Worrilow

Detroit Lions GM Bob Quinn had a busy day. After landing arguably the best right tackle on the free-agent market, he was also able to add an intriguing linebacker, Paul Worrilow. The #Lions have agreed to terms with FA LB Paul Worrilow, source said. Fills a big need — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 8, 2017 It … Read more

Lions re-sign versatile DE/LB Brandon Copeland

Despite a rather lackluster first day of the NFL’s legal tampering period, the Detroit Lions did make one under-the-radar move that will help out in multiple areas. Defensive end and part-time linebacker Brandon Copeland, signed his exclusive rights tender with the team. Lions DE Brandon Copeland has signed his exclusive rights tender, per a source. Copeland … Read more

Is ex-Lion Kyle Van Noy fool’s gold or the real deal?

Who are you and what have you done with LB Kyle Van Noy? It was not long ago that the Detroit Lions and former GM Martin Mayhew traded up to the 40th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft to select BYU‘s Kyle Van Noy. After almost two and a half miserable years in Detroit, new GM … Read more

2016 Detroit Lions final position grades

And so it begins, the long offseason. The Detroit Lions did not leave a good taste in the mouth of many fans after losing four consecutive games–including a poor performance in the playoffs. In saying this, you could reason that the Lions overachieved with their nine-win season. They willed themselves into the postseason despite a … Read more

Detroit Lions defense could greatly improve — and soon

Before the start of the 2016 season, there were rumblings amongst fans that the Detroit Lions defense could potentially be one of the league’s better units. The return of a healthy LB DeAndre Levy, a burgeoning DE Ziggy Ansah, and a highly regarded rookie defensive tackle (A’Shawn Robinson), all figured to supply the Lions with just … Read more

Detroit Lions 2016 mid-season position grades

Just like that, the NFL regular season is already half-way over. After a 1-3 start, the Detroit Lions were able to turn it around in the second quarter of the season by putting together a three-game win streak. Last week’s loss delivered from the Houston Texans is still fresh on the mind, but it doesn’t mean the season … Read more

5 big-name players the Detroit Lions should target before the trade deadline

With the NFL trade deadline looming (Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 4 p.m. ET), it’s make-or-break time for the Detroit Lions. The 4-4 Lions are smack-dab in the middle of the Wildcard race and are still technically in contention for the NFC North. In order for the Lions to compete, something must be done on the … Read more

Check the report: Ebron, Riddick, Washington and Ngata back at it

Luckily for the Detroit Lions, quarterback Matthew Stafford has been able to carry a team riddled with notable injuries the last few weeks. It would appear that the Lions are about to get a shot in the arm as a few key players dressed for Wednesday’s practice. Despite only being limited, defensive tackle Haloti Ngata (shoulder), … Read more

Detroit Lions 2016 first-quarter position grades

It is hard to believe, but the NFL regular season is already a quarter of the way done. After four games, you have a decent sample size of who your team truly is and can gauge the trajectory of success. The Detroit Lions are 1-3 and sit dead last in the NFC North. Based off … Read more

Lions new-look backfield sputters, shows room for growth

After the Detroit Lions starting RB Ameer Abdullah went down with a foot injury last week, the Lions were left to rely on two rather unproven runners. Theo Riddick is well-recognized for his pass catching ability,  but his career 3.0 per rush average  is less than desirable. He looked improved and a bit stronger in the … Read more