Jim Harbaugh weighs in on Andrew Luck’s shocking retirement

Michigan Football coach is quite familiar with now-retired quarterback Andrew Luck. After all, he coached Luck during his time at Stanford. Luck announced his retirement at age 29 on Saturday night, sending shock waves throughout the sports world. Harbaugh was asked about the sudden retirement, and he had nothing but great things to say about … Read more

MUST SEE: Former Detroit Lion Eric Ebron competes in ‘Best Hands’ competition at NFL Pro Bowl

Well, I can probably add this to the list of “things I never thought I would publish.” Embed from Getty Images On Thursday, the Pro Bowl Skills Showdown was held in Orlando, Florida and former Detroit Lions‘ tight end Eric Ebron was part of the “Best Hands” portion of the competition. Ebron, who is now … Read more

WATCH: Matthew Stafford’s PERFECT reaction to being snubbed by ESPN

NFL: Los Angeles Rams at Detroit Lions

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford famously played football at Highland Park High School in Dallas. Perhaps you heard once, or twice that it is the same high school that Lions great Bobby Layne attended. And perhaps you heard once, or twice, or A THOUSAND TIMES that Stafford’s childhood friend and teammate was Los Angeles Dodgers … Read more

Golden Tate says a contract extension for Matthew Stafford is ‘well deserved’

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford insists that he isn’t thinking about a potential contract extension that would make him the highest paid player at his position in the NFL. However, several people are thinking about it. One such person is one of his favorite targets, wide receiver Golden Tate. What would he say to Stafford if … Read more

Matthew Stafford looking for elite money and definitely has been making his case

With the Lions on their bye this week, news broke that Matthew Stafford will be looking to earn a second huge payday after the season. A payday, that if given, would put him in the company of Andrew Luck, Aaron Rodgers, and Eli Manning. Back in 2013, Stafford and the Lions agreed to a 3-year, $53 … Read more

Top 10 NFL Quarterbacks to Build a Franchise Around

Most would agree that quarterback is hands down the most important position on a football team. A quarterback can make a bigger impact on a game than any other position on the football field and NFL franchises will do just about anything to get their hands on the next great signal-caller. We thought we would … Read more

Detroit Lions DeAndre Levy fined for taunting

This past Sunday, linebacker DeAndre Levy was penalized for taunting during the fourth quarter of the Detroit Lions Week 1 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. On Friday, ProFootballTalk confirmed that Levy has also been fined $9,115 for his actions. The penalty came following a third-and-one play which concluded with Colts quarterback Andrew Luck throwing an … Read more

Stafford, Lions start hot, hold on for incredible win against banged up Colts

The Lions’ offense quickly put the preseason behind them, scoring a touchdown on their opening drive after quarterback Matthew Stafford changed the play at the line helping Theo Riddick spring free for a 21-yard scamper to paydirt. It was the first of three first-half touchdowns as the Lions jumped out to an early 21-3 lead reminding fans … Read more

Detroit Lions Game Preview: Week 1 vs. Indianapolis Colts

DETROIT LIONS (0-0) @ INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (0-0) WHERE: Lucas Oil Stadium – Indianapolis, IN KICKOFF: 4:25 p.m. EST WEATHER: Partly cloudy. High 75F. Winds NNE at 4 mph. TV/RADIO: WJBK-TV FOX 2/News Talk 760 | WJR-AM LINE: Colts -3, Over/Under 51 Injury Report Indianapolis  Darius Butler  CB Ankle Out Vontae Davis CB Ankle Out Clayton Geathers S Foot Out Henry … Read more

Three reasons why the Lions will demolish the Colts in Week 1

Opening kickoff of the 86th season of Detroit Lions football is set to begin Sunday on the road against the Indianapolis Colts, and it’s safe to say that optimism is very low among the “experts” as it pertains to the level of the success that the Lions can achieve this year. All those doubts start … Read more

2016 NFL Regular Season Week 1 Injury Report: Lions vs. Colts

The 2016 NFL regular season for the Detroit Lions is just days away. The Lions will do battle with Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts inside Lucas Oil Stadium at 4:25 PM ET this Sunday. Detroit will look to take advantage of a banged up Indy defense and get their offense running on all cylinders. The … Read more

Detroit Sports Nation: 2016 NFL Quarterback Power Rankings

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. To have success in the NFL on the offensive side of the football, … Read more

Matthew Stafford: ‘It’s on me’

Day one of Training Camp pressers ended with the Detroit Lions‘ quarterback, Matthew Stafford this afternoon. Stafford discussed many things, especially regarding the offense and what it’s going to take to be successful heading into the 2016 season. One of the main points Stafford discussed that really stuck out was when talking about the offense. He pointed … Read more

Andrew Luck’s new contract a harbinger of things to come for Stafford

On Wednesday, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck signed a lucrative 5-year extension. In the last year of his rookie contract, his new deal is scheduled to pay out an NFL record $140-million over the next six years with $87-million guaranteed. The longtime media darling is now locked up through 2021. Here's how Andrew Luck's contract compares to other … Read more