Detroit Lions vs. Baltimore Ravens – Monday Night Showdown

Monday Night Football this week features the Detroit Lions welcoming the defending Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens. Both teams come into Monday with 7-6 records looking to secure a playoff spot.   Baltimore has underachieved this season and Joe Flacco hasn’t played like the NFL’s highest paid player. But they come into Detroit on Monday night in position … Read more

Let it snow, let it snow – Detroit Lions lose 34-20

The Detroit Lions lost a tough football game 34-20 Sunday afternoon, as the weather in Philadelphia made both offenses one-dimensional. Matthew Stafford finished the game just 10 of 25 for 148 yards, while Nick Foles was 11 for 22 with 179 yards throwing a touchdown and interception. The Lions were affected by the weather early … Read more

Red Wings Look To Start Season Strong On Home Ice

After a somewhat lackluster preseason, the Detroit Red Wings will open up the 2013-2014 season on home ice against new divisional opponent Buffalo Sabers. [singlepic id=64 w=424 h=180 float=center]   Game: Buffalo Sabres vs. Detroit Red Wings Venue: Joe Louis Arena; Detroit, MI Time: 8:00 PM EST Television: National- NBC Sports Network   The Red Wings were able … Read more

Assessing The Summer Of Detroit’s GM’s (Part 1 of 4): Joe Dumars

The following is a four part feature on the summer transactions of the general managers for Detroit’s four major pro-sports teams. First up, Joe Dumars of the Pistons. Stick with DSN for assessments of Dave Dombrowski of the Tigers, Ken Holland of the Red Wings and Martin Mayhew of the Lions.   Just when I … Read more

LIONS RELEASE RB JAHVID BEST

Allen Park, Mich.— The Detroit Lions announced today that they have released RB Jahvid Best. Best played in 22 games (15 starts) for the Lions after being drafted by the team in the first round (30th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. He saw action in all 16 games as a rookie in 2010, but was limited … Read more

LIONS TO HOST DRAFT FAN FEST AT FORD FIELD

Draft party features introduction of Lions’ No. 1 draft pick DETROIT —The Detroit Lions are hosting Lions Draft Fan Fest at Ford Field, Friday, April 26 from 5-8 p.m. The free event will be highlighted by the introduction of the Lions’ 2013 first-round draft pick and is open to the general public (no ticket required). In addition … Read more

2013 Draft Prep: Mayhew Talks

NFL Draft 2013 begins on Thursday, April 25 and ends on Saturday, April 27 Below are comments from Lions Executive Vice President of Football Operations and General Manager Martin Mayhew Opening statement: “We have finished up the vast majority of our draft preparation and draft meetings with the coaching staff. Very good process. I think that’s one of the benefits … Read more

Kickalicious™ signs with the Lions

The Detroit Lions announced today that they have signed K Havard Rugland. Additional contract terms were not disclosed. And somewhere there is a fan weeping in a Hanson jersey. A native of Aalgaard, Norway, Rugland played amateur soccer in Norway before taking an interest in American professional football in 2011. Rugland has been training with … Read more

Lions Kicker Jason Hanson Retires After 21 Years

PRESS CONFERENCE SET FOR TUESDAY, APRIL 9 Allen Park, Mich.— Jason Hanson, the greatest placekicker in Detroit Lions history and one of the best to ever play in the National Football League, today announced that he is retiring after 21 record-setting seasons with the Lions. “It’s time,” Hanson said. “I gave serious thought and consideration to … Read more