3 Former Detroit Lions (current San Francisco 49ers) say team cultures are very different

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One thing is for certain. There is a growing number of former Detroit Lions players who do not have many good things to say about the culture with their former team. Heck, even Richard Sherman came out and said he turned down $20 million guaranteed from the Lions because he did not like their culture … Read more

REPORT: Multiple NFC North teams put in claim for former Lions DE Anthony Zettel

In a move that surprised many and upset others, the Detroit Lions decided on Wednesday to waive defensive end Anthony Zettel in favor of signing former New York Giants DE Romeo Okwara. Source: the Lions have waived DE Anthony Zettel and claimed DE Romeo Okwara off of waivers from the Giants. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) … Read more

Detroit Lions waive DE Anthony Zettel after claiming player off of waivers from Giants

With the 2018 NFL regular season ready to kickoff, the Detroit Lions made a surprising move on Wednesday. According to reports, the Lions have waived defensive end Anthony Zettel and have claimed defensive end Romeo Okwara off of waivers from the New York Giants. Source: the Lions have waived DE Anthony Zettel and claimed DE Romeo Okwara … Read more

2017 Detroit Lions Midseason Awards

Heading into the 2017 season, the hope was the Detroit Lions, who looked to have a very difficult schedule early on, would weather the storm and give themselves a shot at getting into playoff contention by the time the later weeks rolled around. Well, the Lions did just that and following a win on Monday Night … Read more

Lions Leftovers: Combination of great, good, and ugly in win over Minnesota

The Detroit Lions are 3-1, certainly a surprise to me and a lot of other folks across the NFL. They achieved that with a gutsy 14-7 win in Minnesota, which is never an easy place to win. Here are my observations as I take a look back at Sunday’s game, utilizing some of my favorite … Read more

LISTEN: Detroit Lions talk about Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight

As the sports world turns toward Las Vegas tonight for the Floyd Mayweather–Conor McGregor boxing match, the Detroit Lions locker room is not oblivious to the spectacle. WJR reporter Michael Stets talked to Marvin Jones, Jace Billingsley, Matthew Stafford, Jarrad Davis, Cornelius Washington, Ameer Abdullah, and Anthony Zettel to get their opinions on tonight’s fight … Read more

3 Things to watch for the Lions’ third preseason game vs. Patriots

The Lions and Patriots are set to meet at Ford Field this Friday, August 25 (7 p.m. ET). This is the game for almost every team where we see some separation in key position battles across the field. The Lions have a few different areas of interest as the roster begins to take shape. Here are … Read more

3 Players who the Detroit Lions should consider to replace DE Kerry Hyder

It may not have been the Detroit Lions worst fear possible heading into Sunday’s preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts, but losing starting defensive end Kerry Hyder to what Jim Caldwell called a “significant” Achilles injury certainly was not part of the game plan. Hyder was injured during the Lions second defensive series on the game … Read more

UPDATE: Kerry Hyder expected to miss entire 2017 season

The Detroit Lions were dealt a significant blow during their first pre-season game against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. Defensive end Kerry Hyder is now expected to miss the rest of the season with a significant achilles injury. Kerry Hyder is expected to miss the season with an Achilles injury. "It really makes you sick … Read more

Grading Bob Quinn’s first NFL draft class for the Detroit Lions

With the fog of the Detroit Lions 2016 season starting to clear up, it’s now time to look back at it all. We assign a grade to every NFL draft selection in Bob Quinn’s first year as general manager. His total final grade will be revealed at the end. [GRADING SCALE: A+ thru F]

2016 Detroit Lions final position grades

And so it begins, the long offseason. The Detroit Lions did not leave a good taste in the mouth of many fans after losing four consecutive games–including a poor performance in the playoffs. In saying this, you could reason that the Lions overachieved with their nine-win season. They willed themselves into the postseason despite a … Read more

Detroit Lions 2016 mid-season position grades

Just like that, the NFL regular season is already half-way over. After a 1-3 start, the Detroit Lions were able to turn it around in the second quarter of the season by putting together a three-game win streak. Last week’s loss delivered from the Houston Texans is still fresh on the mind, but it doesn’t mean the season … Read more

Detroit Lions 2016 first-quarter position grades

It is hard to believe, but the NFL regular season is already a quarter of the way done. After four games, you have a decent sample size of who your team truly is and can gauge the trajectory of success. The Detroit Lions are 1-3 and sit dead last in the NFC North. Based off … 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