10 reasons why the Detroit Lions could win Super Bowl 50

[tps_header] 2014 was a solid season for the Detroit Lions as they finished with a record of 11-5. That being said, the team failed to win a playoff game and many are saying the team will take a step back in 2015. I disagree with that thought process. Sure the Lions lost their best defensive … Read more

Lions Special Teams Part I: Kick return duties up for grabs

This season, I’ll be covering the Detroit Lions special teams play throughout the season on Detroit Sports Nation. Here’s my first installment of training camp reports: New Lions special teams coordinator Joe Marciano inherits a special teams core of a veteran placekicker, a solid utility man punter in Sam Martin–who not only punts, but holds … Read more

BREAKING: Lions agree to contract extension with DeAndre Levy

According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the Detroit Lions and DeAndre Levy have agreed on a contract extension. The #Lions and star LB DeAndre Levy have reached an agreement on a contract extension, I’m told. This was an offseason priority. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 5, 2015 Hard to overstate the find that DeAndre Levy … Read more

Martin Mayhew ‘having talks’ with agents of Haloti Ngata and DeAndre Levy

Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew is officially on record as saying that he is actively talking to the representation of linebacker DeAndre Levy and defensive tackle Haloti Ngata about contract extensions. Mayhew said he's currently having talks with Levy's agent about a new deal and will continue to do so. — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) August 4, 2015 … Read more

Lions claim former MSU defensive tackle Jerel Worthy off waivers

According to senior writer Tim Twentyman, the Detroit Lions have claimed former Michigan State University defensive tackle Jerel Worthy off waivers. Lions sign former Michigan State DT and second round pick of the Packers in 2012 Jerel Worthy off waivers. http://t.co/YaE2TY8G6u — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) August 4, 2015 Worthy was drafted by the Green Bay Packers … Read more

Calvin Johnson is not of this world [Video]

It may have been the first day of Training Camp for the Detroit Lions, but their star wide receiver Calvin Johnson is already in mid-season form. Watch as Johnson makes a diving play in front of cornerback Darius Slay. https://instagram.com/p/571czclgJ-/?taken-by=anthony_william_313 As a fan, I am not sure if I like Johnson diving in practice, but … Read more

Lions 3rd-round pick CB Alex Carter misses first day of camp

Cornerback Alex Carter (3rd round, 2015 draft) missed the first practice of Detroit Lions camp on Tuesday. Apparently the rookie rolled an ankle last week, but it is not thought to be serious. Carter, drafted 80th overall, is expected to get plenty of playing time in the Lions defense this year as a tall physical, outside … Read more

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