BREAKING: Detroit Lions make trio of cuts, including two recent draft picks

The Detroit Lions continue paring down their roster to get to the 53-man limit, and for a second straight day, that includes players that they selected in a recent NFL Draft. 2016 fifth-round pick Antwione Williams is among them, according to ESPN’s Josina Anderson. I'm told the #Lions have cut 2016 5-rounder LB Antwione Williams. … 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]

Lions starting LB Tahir Whitehead ruled out vs Saints

With the Detroit Lions already expecting to be without key linebacker DeAndre Levy for yet another game, the team reported even more debilitating news ahead of their matchup with the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. The team ruled out starting weakside linebacker Tahir Whitehead on Saturday. This means linebackers Josh Bynes and Antwione Williams will command the … Read more

Detroit Lions LB Tahir Whitehead limited in practice leading up to game in New Orleans

Although the Detroit Lions are at full strength in practice, not all of their bodies are at 100%. As the team prepares for this Sunday’s match-up with the New Orleans Saints, linebacker Tahir Whitehead appears to be fighting through a knee injury, which he has felt the effects of since the Thanksgiving Day victory over the Minnesota Vikings. … Read more

Detroit Lions waive LB Zaviar Gooden

Despite playing an important role in the Detroit Lions defense on Sunday, linebacker Zaviar Gooden has been waived. After being promoted from the practice squad because of the immense amount of injuries at the linebacker position, Gooden secured three tackles in the team’s 34-27 loss to the Green Bay Packers. DeAndre Levy (quad) and Antwione Williams (hamstring) both missed Sunday’s game because of various … Read more

Abundance of injuries at linebacker putting Lions in tough spot

It’s been one injury after another for the Lions lately, especially at the linebacker position. After numerous players went down in Sunday’s 16-15 loss to the Tennessee Titans, the Lions are considering their options leading up to this weekend’s game against the Green Bay Packers. As it stands right now, the only two healthy linebackers on the roster are Tahir … 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

Teryl Austin expects DeAndre Levy will play Sunday

Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy missed practice on Wednesday while nursing a quadriceps injury, but defensive coordinator Teryl Austin expects to see him suit up for the home opener on Sunday. “I’m planning on having him,” Austin told the Detroit Free Press. Although the defense as a whole struggled at times, Levy finished last weekend’s 39-35 victory over the Indianapolis Colts … Read more

INJURY NEWS: LB Jon Bostic carted off practice field

It appears that Detroit Lions reserve linebacker Jon Bostic sustained a potentially serious injury in Latrobe, PA on Wednesday. The Lions are participating in joint practices with the Pittsburg Steelers leading up to their Friday night preseason opener, and so far, injuries have been an issue. The incident happened during the backs on backers portion of … Read more

Top 5 Detroit Lions position battles, with our predicted results

The Detroit Lions have a myriad of positions that will have fierce battles throughout the offseason. One mantra GM Bob Quinn made sure to instill in the Lions roster was competition and solid depth across the board. Here are five starting positions that are up for grabs in 2016. May the best man win. Offensive … Read more

Detroit Lions LB Josh Bynes unsure of his position

Detroit Lions linebacker Josh Bynes may be one of the most unheralded players on the entire roster. Oftentimes the forgotten man, the 6-foot-1, 235-pound backer can do it all– as he has demonstrated the past couple years. With a slew of new faces and DeAndre Levy returning from injury, his role on the team remains … Read more

Lions rookie LB Antwione Williams doing everything he can to stay ahead of learning curve

When the Lions drafted linebacker Antwione Williams in the fifth round, they knew they were getting a hard worker. “I work really hard at what I do,” Williams told Mlive.com. “It’s like anything, you’re not going to pick it up if you don’t try to actually learn it. I know I spend, shoot, two to three hours every … Read more

2016 NFL Draft grades: Detroit Lions

Bob Quinn has now completed his first draft as the GM of the Detroit Lions. Grading unproven rookies who have yet to play a down in the NFL is rather pointless, but you can still rate the reach/value of the selection and how it helps the team in the present/future. Dwayne Washington Seventh Round (236): … Read more

Detroit Lions Player Bio: LB Antwione Williams

With the 169th overall pick in the fifth-round, the Detroit Lions selected linebacker Antwione Williams. Williams hails from Georgia Southern where he was a do-it-all type player. Draft analyst pegged him as a later round player, but the Lions liked him enough to feel comfortable picking him up in the late fifth.  The 6-foot-3, 245-pound linebacker … Read more