College Hall of Fame ballot includes former Lion, Mike Utley

I remember November 17th, 1991 vividly. Not because it was my birthday, but because it was the day that Detroit Lions offensive guard Mike Utley was paralyzed from the chest down after a freak injury on the football field.  Now, Utley is being listed on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot for the first time. … Read more

Peter King releases his offseason NFL power rankings

The 2015 NFL season is still about three months away, but that’s not stopping the “so-called experts” from releasing their power rankings. Jumping on the wagon is NFL guru Peter King, who ranks all 32 teams.  According to King’s rankings, the Detroit Lions are the 17th ranked team in the NFL heading into the 2015 … Read more

Haloti Ngata: Learning the Lions’ defense is “definitely difficult”

Imagine doing something at your job for nine years and doing it so well that you actually won awards for your work. Now imagine being pulled away from that job and being asked to change the way you do things. This is the situation veteran defensive tackle Haloti Ngata is being put in with the Detroit Lions. … Read more

Stephen Tulloch thinks Lions defense will be ‘damn good’

In 2014, the Detroit Lions finished the season ranked second in the NFL in total defense as they gave up an average of 300.9 yards per game, second to only the Seattle Seahawks. A big reason for the No. 2 ranking was the rushing defense, which finished first in the NFL by a pretty wide margin … Read more

Detroit Lions’ Manny Ramirez getting first team snaps over Laken Tomlinson

The Detroit Lions made out in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft as they came away with not one, but two players to solidify the offensive line. One of those players, Laken Tomlinson, was drafted with the 28th-overall pick while the other, Manny Ramirez was acquired via a trade with the Denver Broncos. As soon as … Read more

Lance Moore hopes to rejuvenate career with Lions

A 14 reception season with under 200 yards receiving would mean the end of the road for many NFL wide receivers over the age of 30, but not for Lance Moore.    The 31-year old is coming fresh off his worst statistical season since his rookie year, but he’s hoping to find his old form, … Read more

8 reasons why Detroit Lions fans should be excited for the 2015 season

  [tps_header] In 2014, the Detroit Lions won 11 games and came up just short of winning the NFC North. They made the playoffs but came up just short of defeating the Dallas Cowboys. Will they continue to come up just short, or is this the year the Lions finally rise to the top? This … Read more

Detroit Lions: Day 1 report from OTA’s

The Detroit Lions have officially started their organized team activities (OTA’s) portion of the off-season schedule and there have already been a couple of interesting takeaways.   The offense is ahead of the game In 2014, Matthew Stafford and the Lions offense were faced with the challenge of learning a brand new offense. This season they … Read more