Haloti Ngata placed on Non-Football Injury list

The Detroit Lions have big plans this season for new acquisition Haloti Ngata, but those plans will be on hold at least for the next few days. Ngata was placed on the active/non-football injury list today with a strained hamstring. He will remain on the active roster, and can be taken off the NFI list at … Read more

Top 5 defenses in the NFL heading into the 2015 season

[tps_header] In losing Ndamukong Suh, the Detroit Lions lost the most dominant defensive player in the NFL sans J.J. Watt. With a loss like that, one might think that the drop off in terms of team defense would be drastic, but that’s not necessarily the case. The Lions may not match the No. 2 overall … Read more

Lions’ Zach Zenner: Ready for his opportunity

When the 2015 NFL Draft was completed, Zach Zenner‘s name was still on the board. There was definitely a level of disappointment in the Zenner camp when his name was not called, especially considering the career he had at South Dakota State. How can a running back who rushed for over 2,000 yards in three consecutive … Read more

Burleson returns to Detroit–as a preseason broadcaster

Apparently, winning the Detroit Lions-Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association/Pro Football Writers Association’s Media-Friendly “Good Guy Award” pays dividends. Former Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson won the award in 2012, and he’s now been slated to broadcast three of the four Lions preseason games. Burleson, who became an analyst for NFL.com/NFL Network after being cut by the Cleveland Browns prior … Read more

2015 Preview: Detroit Lions offense

Unlike my 2015 Lions Defensive preview, where it was impossible to start without addressing the departure of Ndamukong Suh, on the offensive side of the ball, there isn’t one player who isn’t returning that will make fans of the Detroit Lions shed a tear. Long-time center Dominic Raiola, who started 203 of his 219 career games for … Read more

Top 10 future stars in Detroit sports

[tps_header] Miguel Cabrera, Pavel Datsyuk, Andre Drummond, and Calvin Johnson. We know who the current superstars in Detroit sports are now, but what about five years from now? The purpose of this list will be to determine who the future stars of Detroit sports will be in 2020. Which current players will end up raising their … Read more

Lions single game tickets go on sale Wednesday morning

Detroit Lions single-game tickets for both the preseason and regular season go on sale starting at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 29. The Lions host two preseason games this year, giving fans an opportunity to purchase tickets for any or all of the ten home games at Ford Field this year. The home preseason schedule … Read more

Lions fill final roster spot by signing DB R.J. Stanford

According to reports, the Detroit Lions have filled their final roster spot by signing defensive back, R.J. Stanford. The #Lions have signed defensive back R.J. Stanford to fill their final roster spot. http://t.co/ACiJgPHC52 — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) July 28, 2015 Since 2010, Stanford has played with the Panthers, Dolphins and Bengals and could add some … Read more

Laken Tomlinson: Lions could go to Super Bowl this season

One thing is for sure as the Detroit Lions rookies reported to training camp on Tuesday, confidence is at an all-time high. Lions first round pick Laken Tomlinson wasted no time making his expectations known heading into the 2015 season. “It’s very possible that we could go to the Super Bowl this year.” Usually, it’s a … Read more

2015 Preview: Detroit Lions Defense

When writing a preview of the 2015 Detroit Lions upcoming defensive outlook, it’s difficult to start anywhere other than with the departure of Ndamukong Suh, who left via free agency to join the Miami Dolphins this season. Suh signed a six year, $114 million contract, of which $60 million is guaranteed. A Ford Field favorite, and … Read more