10 Notorious times the state of Michigan got jobbed by the refs

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No matter the sport, referees make mistakes. That being said, it seems like teams from the state of Michigan seem to get jobbed by the refs more than anyone else. Let’s take a look at ten notorious times the Great Lakes State felt the burn from the men in stripes (in no particular order): 1. … Read more

REPORT: Former Detroit Lions TE Brandon Pettigrew arrested

According to a report from The Oklahoman, former Detroit Lions TE Brandon Pettigrew was arrested over the weekend for public drunkenness and disorderly conduct. From The Oklahoman: Pettigrew, a seven-year NFL veteran with the Detroit Lions prior to being waived by the team in December, was reportedly seen pushing and arguing with two men at about … Read more

BREAKING: Detroit Lions to release TE Brandon Pettigrew

It just wasn’t meant to be. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, the Detroit Lions have decided to move on from tight end Brandon Pettigrew just a day after he was placed on the nonfootball injury list. Brandon Pettigrew no longer has a locker in Allen Park. #Lionshttps://t.co/CRAJDkqCDC — Freep Sports (@freepsports) … Read more

Detroit Lions place Corey Fuller and Brandon Pettigrew on PUP, waive CB Brandon McGee

Another round of roster moves were made this morning for the Detroit Lions. The Lions placed tight end Brandon Pettigrew and wide receiver Corey Fuller on the PUP (Physically Unable to Perform) list. The team also waived cornerback Brandon McGee. #Lions place Corey Fuller & Brandon Pettigrew on Reserve/PUP, waive Brandon McGee 📰: https://t.co/lw9O4mTtx5 pic.twitter.com/xvCBNarhrz … Read more

Detroit Lions place three players on PUP list

With training camp just about set to get underway, the Detroit Lions have announced that they have placed three players on the PUP list (physically unable to perform). #Lions place three players on Active/Physically Unable to Perform list: https://t.co/DU2RHEkR4r — Detroit Lions (@Lions) July 24, 2016 Tight end Brandon Pettigrew (knee), wide receiver Corey Fuller … Read more

Matthew Stafford shows his toughness vs. Cleveland Browns [Video]

It was Week 11 of the 2009 regular season in the NFL. The Detroit Lions were matched up against Brady Quinn and the visiting Cleveland Browns. The Lions were down 37-31 late in the game and after stooping the Browns on 4th and 5, they would need to drive 88 yards downfield to have a … Read more

Lions UDFA TE Cole Wick has legitimate shot to make final 53-man roster

There has been one unfamiliar face making a name for himself at Detroit Lions OTAs. A 6-foot-6, 254-pound tight end from University of the Incarnate Word, has firmly entrenched himself as a darkhorse favorite. Cole Wick went undrafted this year after coming out of a small D-II Catholic school in San Antonio. According to multiple reports, he … Read more

Detroit Lions RB Abdullah and TE Pettigrew Injury Updates

The Detroit Lions have their fair share of players returning from injuries and offseason surgeries. The two most prominent names include second-year running back Ameer Abdullah and former first-round tight end Brandon Pettigrew. With the news recently emerging regarding Abdullah’s shoulder operation in January, there was some reason for concern. Abdullah tore his labrum late in … Read more

Levy and Pettigrew looking healthy in offseason workouts

DeAndre Levy and Brandon Pettigrew highlighted a number of Detroit Lions who participated in the first day of offseason workouts on Monday. Along with Levy and Pettigrew, Travis Swanson and Zach Zenner both participated after having last season cut short due to injury. Levy, Swanson, Pettigrew participating in workouts: Linebacker DeAndre Levy was among the players … Read more

Off-season workouts begin today for Lions

Things will look quite a bit different in the Lions locker room this season. They’ll notice some of these changes when they arrive to begin offseason workouts today. “Totally different,” Glover Quin told the Detroit Free Press. “But that’s the NFL. Every year there’s changes. Sometimes it’s a lot of change, sometimes it’s not as much. … Read more

5 Detroit Lions who could become cap casualties

[tps_header] Now that Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn has made the decision to retain Jim Caldwell as head coach, one of his next jobs will be to decide which players the team will bring back in 2016 and which players will be allowed to become free agents. In addition, there are players who are … 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

Lions’ Eric Ebron improving but still has a way to go

Although Detroit Lions‘ tight end Eric Ebron has showed improvement from last season’s disappointing rookie campaign, he still has further to go before he can fulfill his potential. Heading into the week 17 match up with Chicago, Ebron has 42 receptions for 512 yards and 4 touchdowns. The former top-ten pick has had less drops … Read more