WHOA! Wife of former player calls out Detroit Lions regarding handling of injuries

NFL: Washington Redskins at Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions have had a few black eyes over the years when it comes to injuries and announcements of those injuries. DeAndre Levy came under fire with the whole “will he, won’t he” in 2016, only to find out later he was dealing with a torn meniscus. Embed from Getty Images And while Jim … Read more

DeAndre Levy: Lions tried to silence me from talking about CTE

NFL: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions

Earlier this year, former Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy filed a grievance against the team in August for $1.75 million for allegedly misleading him regarding a knee injury. He’s now upped the ante, stating to a congressional subcommittee on brain injuries in football that his former team tried to silence him from talking about CTE. CTE, a … Read more

Report: DeAndre Levy files injury grievance against Lions

NFL: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions

Former Detroit Lions LB DeAndry Levy still has not fully recovered from the knee injury he suffered in the first game of the 2016 season. Now, he’s filing an injury grievance against the team. News: Ex-Lions LB DeAndre Levy files injury grievance against franchise: https://t.co/3mX8od4rgM — Michael Rothstein (@mikerothstein) August 8, 2017 Levy suffered a … Read more

New study shows high instance of CTE and brain damage in football players

NFL: Detroit Lions at Indianapolis Colts

New research has unearthed another strong connection between participation in football and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). The new study led by senior researcher and author Dr. Ann McKee draws on her previous work on concussions and brain injuries. The scientists examined the donated brains of deceased people who had participated in football. The findings are nothing short … Read more

2017 NFL Draft: 5 biggest positions of need for the Detroit Lions

NFL: Detroit Lions at Indianapolis Colts

The NFL Draft is this week, and usually us Detroit Lions fans are discussing what we are going to do with our first round pick, and then get irate when the selection does not address any of the team’s needs. It’s almost tradition at this point. Well, not this year. As long as Lions GM Bob Quinn … Read more

Detroit Lions agree to terms with LB Paul Worrilow

Detroit Lions GM Bob Quinn had a busy day. After landing arguably the best right tackle on the free-agent market, he was also able to add an intriguing linebacker, Paul Worrilow. The #Lions have agreed to terms with FA LB Paul Worrilow, source said. Fills a big need — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 8, 2017 It … Read more

5 things that went right and 5 things that went wrong for the Lions in 2016

The Detroit Lions recently concluded their season by dropping their final four games, including bowing out in the Wild Card playoff game to the Seattle Seahawks. Let’s take a look back at the top five things that went right and wrong for the team this past season.

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 injury update: C Travis Swanson ruled out for playoff game

According to Detroit Lions senior writer and insider Tim Twentyman, the Lions will be without Travis Swanson during Saturday’s Wild Card showdown with the Seattle Seahawks. C Travis Swanson (Concussion) has been downgraded to OUT for Saturday's game. — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) January 7, 2017 In addition, DeAndre Levy, Riley Reiff, and Andre Roberts are … Read more

Lions announce inactive players for today’s game against New York Giants

Likely the biggest game of the year for both the Lions and the New York Giants, the Lions will head into battle without running back Theo Riddick for the second straight week as he nurses a wrist injury. Notably joining Riddick on the inactive list are center Travis Swanson (concussion), and newly signed defensive end Corey Lemonier. Here is … Read more

Jim Caldwell deserves credit for Lions’ success

When Bob Quinn was hired as the new general manager for the Detroit Lions, many thought that the Jim Caldwell era in Detroit was over. However, Quinn decided to keep Caldwell as head coach, and it was thought that Caldwell was simply a bridge coach for a year until Quinn could bring his guy in. The … Read more

INJURY UPDATE: Matthew Stafford, Ziggy Ansah and DeAndre Levy

The Detroit Lions won their ninth game of the season on Sunday afternoon in yet another come-from-behind win versus the Chicago Bears. The Lions took the lead early on, but the Bears battled back behind a solid second half by quarterback Matt Barkley. Barkley played well, but lets face it — he’s no Matthew Stafford. … Read more

LB DeAndre Levy to play vs Chicago, RB Theo Riddick out

In a surprising turn of events, the Lions have announced that running back Theo Riddick will not play today against the Chicago Bears. Linebacker DeAndre Levy will be active for today’s game. DeAndre Levy is action, Theo Riddick is not. — Justin Rogers (@Justin_Rogers) December 11, 2016 Also missing today’s game will be wide receiver TJ Jones, linebacker Thurston Armbrister, and … Read more