Report: Former Lions K Jason Hanson offers to come out of retirement

According to a report by Click on Detroit’s Rob Parker, former Lions kicker Jason Hanson reached out to the team and offered to come out of retirement, amid Detroit’s kicking woes this season. The report states that Lions GM Martin Mayhew told the 44-year old Hanson thanks, but no thanks. Saying that he was worried … Read more

Coach Caldwell Talks Matt Prater

“He’s one of the guys that you can look at, his track record has been very good, he’s been a pro bowler, been in big games, and kicked in adverse conditions. We’re happy to have him”   In today’s press conference, Coach Caldwell was asked many questions on Prater, on his vetting process, on how … Read more

BREAKING: Detroit Lions sign K Matt Prater to 1-year deal

The Detroit Lions have reportedly found a solution to their kicking woes. According to ESPN, the Lions have signed former Denver Broncos K Matt Prater to a 1-year deal. League source: #Lions expecting to sign ex-Broncos PK Matt Prater over Jay Feely. Detroit kickers have made league-low 33 pct FG — Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) October … Read more

Kicker Fails, Offense Struggles, Defense Fights in Lions Loss

There are two words that encompass everything about the Detroit Lions’ 14-17 loss to the Buffalo Bills yesterday. Missed. Opportunities. In some ways, it’s ironic that these are the terms that describe the team that shut down an opponent similar to Buffalo just a week ago. The reality is that the Lions took advantage of … Read more

DETROIT LIONS VS. BUFFALO BILLS POST-GAME NOTES AND QUOTES

The following are post-game notes and quotes from the Detroit Lions’ 14-17 loss against the Buffalo Bills Sunday, October 5, 2014 as provided by the Detroit Lions. POST-GAME NOTES WR GOLDEN TATE WR Golden Tate led the Lions offense with 7 catches for a career single-game high 134 yards and one touchdown. Tate’s 134 yard-effort … Read more

Lions Offense Absent, Loses to Bills 14-17

The Detroit Lions succumbed to disappointment against the  Buffalo Bills today, losing 14-17 in the final seconds of the game. The Lions hardly  looked  functional on special teams and struggled to create plays on offense. However -and once again- the Lions gained an early advantage against the Bills  with suffocating defense and benefited from two early touchdowns off a nine yard snag … Read more

FCC Ends Rule That Led to NFL ‘Blackouts’

In life there is little sadder than a blacked out NFL game. If you grew up watching the Lions during the Millen era, you were privy to more than a few of these unfortunate events.  Well, the FCC has reviewed this long followed practice by the NFL and they have ruled it archaic and no … Read more

Lions promote RB George Winn from practice squad.

Lions promote RB George Winn from practice squad.   Towards the end of the game Vs. New York Jets the Lions were down to just Reggie Bush at RB.  Joique Bell has suffered a concussion and both Theo Riddick and Montell Owens went down with apparent hamstring issues. Other than Bush the only other alternative … Read more

Lions Offense Reemerges to Scar Jets

A week after disassembling Aaron Rodgers and company, the Detroit Lions played their most complete game en route to a 24-17 lock down of the New York Jets. The numbers were far from earth shattering on either side of the ball for the Lions, but for the first time since their drubbing of the Giants … Read more

Lions Offense Finishes Jets Defense, 24-17

  The Detroit Lions defeated the New York Jets today 24-17 in a Week 4 matchup that lived up to something different from what a lot of people would’ve expected. While many anticipated both defenses to be on strong display all afternoon, the Lions offense gradually outpaced the Jets’ defense by the end. On the first drive, the … Read more

Stafford Key for Lions Against Jets

The Detroit Lions travel to New Jersey for a decisive Week 4 outing against the New York Jets in what should also be an extremely important game for the Lions’ control of the NFC North. For Detroit, who is currently amid a 0-4 road streak dating back to last season, a date with New York … Read more