Super Bowl odds updated; Lions getting no respect

According to the online sportsbook Bovada, the Green Bay Packers (6/1 odds) are now the odds-on favorite to win the Super Bowl after surpassing the Seattle Seahawks (13/2 odds). The Detroit Lions (40/1) are not getting any love whatsoever from the sportsbook as teams like the Minnesota Vikings (33/1), San Francisco 49ers (33/1) and Buffalo … Read more

Detroit Lions great Charlie Sanders passes away following battle with cancer

According to multiple sources, former Detroit Lions great and Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders has passed away following his battle with cancer. Hall of Fame #Lions TE Charlie Sanders passed away today from his battle with cancer, per @DanMillerFox2. He was 68. — Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) July 2, 2015 Sanders, 68, was diagnosed with cancer … Read more

The Lions need to extend DeAndre Levy immediately

This past offseason, the Detroit Lions saw one of the best defensive players in the game leave the team that drafted him for a huge pay day from the Miami Dolphins. If the Lions aren’t careful, they could be facing a very similar situation in 2o16. The Ndamukong Suh saga was long and dragged out and hung … Read more

ESPN releases NFL Future Power Rankings, Detroit Lions climb

ESPN has released their annual NFL Future Power Rankings (Insider account needed) going into the 2015 season. The rankings have been put together based on the ratings of analysts John Clayton, Louis Riddick and Mike Sando. Each analyst rated every NFL team on a scale of 0-100 in five categories: roster (excluding quarterback), quarterback, coaching, front … Read more

Joique Bell: “I’m going to rush for over 1,200 yards”

Never in his NFL career has Joique Bell been a No. 1 running back. This year, he finally will get his shot, and he believes he’s bound for a breakout season with the Detroit Lions. “My first year here I rushed for a few hundred (yards),” Bell told MLive.com. “Second year, close to (700). Then last … Read more

Matthew Stafford looks to take a page from Peyton Manning’s book

There is no debate as to whether or not Peyton Manning is one of the greatest quarterbacks ever to play in the NFL. There is also no debate whether or not Manning is one of the most dedicated quarterbacks ever to play the game. Each year during the offseason, Manning and some of his wide … Read more

Former Lions OL Damion Cook, 36, dies from heart attack

It is with a heavy heart that we report that passing of retired NFL player, Damion Cook. Cook, 36, suffered an apparent heart attack on Friday which thought to be the cause of his death. Cook went undrafted after his college career with Bethune-Cookman and originally signed with the Baltimore Ravens before playing for multiple other … Read more

Laken Tomlinson: Starter or not?

When the Detroit Lions selected guard Laken Tomlinson in the 2015 NFL Draft, many expected he would come in and immediately start at one of the guard spots This was especially the case with the exit of Rob Sims this past offseason. So far this offseason, Tomlinson has practiced primarily with the second unit on the … Read more

Lions rookies learn about golf etiquette [Video]

As you may or may not know, all of the Detroit Lions‘ rookies are participating in the team’s annual Rookie Training Week. Yesterday we shared a video which highlighted a couple of the rookies learning how to tie a necktie. Today’s lesson is golf etiquette. Here are a couple of Vines showing Laken Tomlinson and … Read more

Calvin Johnson sends Jordan Spieth gift following US Open victory [Photo]

Father’s Day 2015 will be a day Jordan Spieth will not soon forget. Not only did he win the US Open golf tournament, but he also received a gift from one of the greatest athletes in the world. You see, Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson heard Spieth’s response when asked if LeBron James was … Read more

Detroit Lions’ rookies learn how to tie their ties [Video]

https://vine.co/v/e5KaQrPEUqw Rookies for the Detroit Lions are expected to learn an entire NFL playbook, how to handle their finances, and how to deal with all of the other thing associated with being a professional athlete. But did you know they had to take a necktie 101 class? Apparently this is the case, at least according to a … Read more