Detroit Lions waive former third-round pick

The Detroit Lions’ 2017 roster continues to take shape. Following this week’s trade of OT Laken Tomlinson to San Francisco, the team took one step closer to their final makeup with the waiving of a former third-round draft selection on Friday. Lions beat writer Dave Birkett reported that following their pre-season finale loss to the Buffalo Bills, … Read more

Detroit Lions finalize 53-man roster

General manager Bob Quinn and the Detroit Lions have determined their final roster today. With the deadline coming and going, below are the following players who didn’t make the cut: Per PLAYERS WAIVED: WR Jace Billingsley, CB Alex Carter, WR Quinshad Davis, LB Jayson DiManche, TE Adam Fuehne, LB Zaviar Gooden, LB Khaseem Greene, C Gabe … Read more

Detroit Lions final 53-man roster prediction

The Detroit Lions completed the preseason in dominant fashion against the Buffalo Bills. With most starters having the night off, it was a great opportunity for the back-ups to show their stuff. Some made a bigger impression than others. Here is our best guess on how the Lions final 53-man roster will shake out.

Detroit Lions: Observations from Preseason Week 4

It’s the final week of preseason and the last opportunity for bubble players to make their mark. With the 53-roster set to be finalized Saturday afternoon, the Detroit Lions brass probably already has a good idea of who they plan on keeping and releasing. A real special game from an individual could do just enough … Read more

Detroit Lions: Observations from Preseason Week 3

The third preseason game is supposed to be the dress rehearsal for the regular season, but the Detroit Lions looked as if they were unaware. After eight first-half penalties, the Lions entered the second half down 20-6. Their three personal fouls were reminiscent of the Jim Schwartz era. Not only was the offense kept out of … Read more

Detroit Lions 53-man roster projections

The Detroit Lions go into the 2016 season with more depth than they have had in a long time. New GM Bob Quinn made a point to have competition at every single position to limit complacency. It is not always a good problem when you are searching for players to step up and have more quantity … Read more

Detroit Lions have faith in cornerbacks Nevin Lawson and Quandre Diggs

Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn has faith in the Lions secondary. A faith that Lions fans have not felt in a long time. The Lions chose not to pick a cornerback in the 2016 NFL Draft, a gesture of confidence for a young secondary that will be looking to make a big impact on … Read more

Highlights and photos from Day 1 of Lions OTAs

The first day of Detroit Lions OTAs concluded on Tuesday. It’s tough to draw any major conclusions from a single non-padded practice, but here are some little notes and observations from the Lions media gallery. It is good to see players who ended last season on injured reserve back and practicing. Guys like DeAndre Levy, Travis … Read more

Lions seventh round pick Dwayne Washington learning play book while in Washington

Talk about an uphill battle. Lions running back Dwayne Washington, taken in the seventh round of this year’s draft, is still in Washington finishing up his online classes. He won’t make his way back over to Michigan until after the University of Washington‘s commencement ceremony on June 11. He hasn’t let that stop him from learning the … Read more

2016 Detroit Lions: Better or worse by position

The goal for every team each offseason is to improve. It is no different for GM Bob Quinn and the Detroit Lions. After not “winning” the free-agency period or having the “sexy” draft, there has been plenty of doubt surrounding the Lions increment of improvement relative to other teams. Quinn has built his team through … Read more

Detroit Lions: To draft or not to draft a CB

With ten picks in the upcoming NFL draft, the Detroit Lions will be able to attack their weaknesses and build depth at multiple positions. The Lions may appear to be insufficient at the corner spot, but in actuality, the team has quite a bit of depth behind returning starters Darius Slay, Nevin Lawson, and Quandre Diggs. … Read more

Detroit Lions 2015 End of Season Report Card 

The Detroit Lions’ 2015 season was a tough one to grade as a whole. For one half of the season, the Lions looked like the worst team in the league. The second half, they looked like the playoff team many thought they could be. Ultimately, your final record indicates what type of team you are and … Read more

Rashean Mathis: ‘If I’m not here, then I’m nowhere’

Detroit Lions cornerback Rashean Mathis has grown quite fond of the Motor City in his three years of service with the team. So much so, that he plans to retire if the Lions choose not to bring him back next season. “If I’m not here, then I’m nowhere,” Mathis told the Detroit Free Press. He does have … Read more

Lions CB Alex Carter placed on season-ending IR

The Detroit Lions have placed rookie cornerback, Alex Carter, on season-ending IR. The Lions third-round selection out of Stanford never saw any game action as he began the season on the designated to return injured reserve. After his eight weeks on short-term IR concluded, he was practicing and eligible for activation for the past three weeks, … Read more

PREVIEW: Detroit Lions vs New York Jets

Ah yes, football is back! There have been moments in this off-season that left us scratching our heads, jumping for joy, and counting down the minutes until the season begins. Now, it’s finally time to catch a peek at what is to come this season. The New York Jets will pay a visit to Detroit for the … Read more