Top 5 off-season changes for the Detroit Lions

So far for the Detroit Lions it has been an off-season of change. After a 7-9 season in 2015 that failed to meet expectations, the Lions made plenty of moves in their front office. The first of which, firing GM Martin Mayhew and bringing in former New England Patriots Director of Pro Scouting  Bob Quinn … Read more

Detroit Lions re-sign RB George Winn

Running back George Winn will be competing for a roster spot in the Lions running back stable when training camp begins. #Lions have re-signed ERFA RB George Winn. pic.twitter.com/XkQG7fd52t — Detroit Lions (@Lions) April 8, 2016 An exclusive rights free agent (contract expired, three or fewer years in the league), Winn has 23 carries for 74 … Read more

5 roster holes the Detroit Lions still need to address

[tps_header]With exactly a month until the 2016 NFL Draft in Chicago, the Detroit Lions still have some glaring holes in their roster that need attention prior to next season. Here are 5 positions the Lions could tackle in either the upcoming draft or in free agency.[/tps_header] [tps_title]1. Offensive tackle[/tps_title] It is no secret that the … Read more

Lions schedule visit with WR/KR Jordan Norwood

According to Mike Klis of 9News out of Denver, the Detroit Lions have a visit scheduled with wide receiver and return specialist, Jordan Norwood. https://twitter.com/MikeKlis/status/710677328011984897 Norwood, 29, spent the last couple seasons with the Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos and has jumped around the league since going undrafted in 2009. He did not play any games … Read more

Should the Lions make a run at RB Alfred Morris?

With the writing  all but on the wall for Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris, it appears that teams will soon have the chance to line up for the 27-year old’s services. For the Lions, this could be an intriguing opportunity. As it stands right now, the running backs on their roster are Ameer Abdullah, Theo Riddick, Zach Zenner, as well as George … Read more

5 running backs who could replace Joique Bell

[tps_header] On Tuesday, it was announced that Detroit Lions running back Joique Bell had been cut by the team. With Bell officially out of the picture in Detroit, here are options for the Lions to replace him. [/tps_header] [tps_title]Keep things in-house with Abdullah, Riddick, and Zenner[/tps_title] The easiest option for the Lions would be to … Read more

Breaking News: Lions cut RB Joique Bell

While it might not be a surprise to most Lions fans, the writing is officially on the wall for running back Joique Bell. The Lions have cut RB Joique Bell per the NFL's transaction wire — Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) February 16, 2016 Report: Lions cut Joique Bell with one year left on his contract. https://t.co/cBeivn4xDt — … Read more

Could RB Matt Forte be a Detroit Lion in 2016?

On Friday, two-time Pro Bowl running back Matt Forte announced that he would not be returning to the Chicago Bears for the 2016 season. So, could Forte become a member of the Detroit Lions this coming season, or will the price be too high? Forte, who is 30-years-old, has had a very productive career for the Bears … Read more

Marshall Faulk: ‘I think Theo (Riddick) is a complete back’

There are many analogous aspects of Theo Riddick‘s game that can be compared to hall-of-famer, Marshall Faulk. Faulk was a member of the greatest show on turf in St. Louis and accumulated 80-plus receptions in five straight seasons(1998-2002). Riddick, in his third year in the league, had 80 catches on the nose even though he was only utilized … Read more

Lions hire David Walker as their new RB coach

It did not take long for the Detroit Lions to find a replacement for former running backs coach, Curtis Modkins. According to Fox Sports, the Lions nabbed David Walker to fill the vacant coaching position. Only a day after Modkins left to become Chip Kelly‘s offensive coordinator in San Francisco, Jim Caldwell was quick to pull the … Read more

Zach Zenner ready to contribute in 2016

As the off-season continues for the Detroit Lions, running back Zach Zenner is looking forward to 2016 and hopes to make an impact after an injury-shortened rookie season. For Zenner it was quite a feat to make the 53-man roster after being signed by the Lions as an undrafted free agent, but his season would … Read more

Jim Caldwell remains Lions head coach, players react on Twitter

On Friday, the decision Detroit Lions fans and players have been waiting for was finally made as the team announced that Jim Caldwell would be returning as head coach. Immediately following the news, Lions players began taking to their Twitter accounts to express their joy. Theo Riddick made it known that Caldwell is his guy. https://twitter.com/Riddick6/status/688000824774111232 … Read more

Candidates will listen when the Lions call

The Lions are at a crossroad. This offseason may be the most important Detroit has experienced in the Super Bowl era and the most crucial decisions must be made within a few days. The opportunities ahead breed excitement among fans and for the same reasons the Lions will have little trouble bringing in the personnel … Read more