Former Detroit Lions OL Dominic Raiola trashes Matt Patricia, Bob Quinn [Video]

The Detroit Lions have had some bad coaches and some bad general managers over the years but not many (if any) have been as bad for the organization as former Lions head coach Matt Patricia and GM Bob Quinn. On Saturday, news broke that long time Lions’ quarterback Matthew Stafford has requested a trade and … Read more

Detroit Lions Riley Reiff playing ‘excellent’ at right tackle

The Detroit Lions head into the 2016 season with a new left tackle for the first time in three years. Although not set in stone, it would appear that first round selection Taylor Decker has the blind side on lockdown– at least in terms of the depth chart. The arrival of the 6-foot-7, 311-pound rookie has shifted former … Read more

Ex-Lions center Dominic Raiola returns

One familiar face has been present at the Detroit Lions OTAs. Former Lions center Dominic Raiola is apparently helping the team out in some capacity. Although nothing has been made official, the longtime Lion has so far been assisting with the strength and conditioning program. In the first open-to-media team activity on Thursday, Raiola was visible … Read more

Lions rookie Graham Glasgow ready to compete with Travis Swanson

Regardless if he’s practicing more with the second and third team offense, rookie center, Graham Glasgow knows that anything can happen in the NFL. Drafted in the 3rd round out of the University of Michigan, Glasgow is working with fellow Michigan alumni, quarterback Jake Rudock every day on improving their games together. Rudock was selected … Read more

Lions starting center still to be determined

The Detroit Lions struggled mightily last year along the offensive front. Although the line is a group effort, there were certain players who couldn’t seem to hold their own. One of those players was second-year center, Travis Swanson. Swanson, a third-round pick out of Arkansas in 2014, was propelled into the starting role last season after the … Read more

Calvin Johnson: Still one of the best, or on the decline?

Calvin Johnson, who is approaching the age of 30, wants nothing to do with the idea that his career is on the decline after an injury-plagued season in 2014. He posted 71 catches for 1,077 yards last season, which were the fewest he has recorded since 2009. Although his production was low, Johnson insists that age is … Read more

Lions’ OT LaAdrian Waddle progressing in rehab, might play in opener

Detroit Lions offensive tackle LaAdrian Waddle, who tore his ACL in Week 15 last season, says he is ahead of schedule while rehabbing his right knee. He even went so far as to say that he might be able to play in the season opener on September 13. “I think there’s a chance,” he told mlive.com. “It … Read more

Top 5 Off-Season Priorities for the Detroit Lions

Top 5 Off-Season Priorities for the Detroit Lions

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It’s that time of year again Lions fans! While the Super Bowl is right around the corner, our boys have been sent home to enjoy the off-season. The Detroit Lions did see a resurgence under the leadership of Jim Caldwell in his first year as the Lions head coach. Under Caldwell,  Detroit emerged as one of the most dominant defenses in the NFL however, costly penalties dove while team composure rose, and we made the playoffs. There is a bright future ahead of us fans, but this off-season will be the most important of GM Martin Mayhew’s career. Here are the Detroit Lions Top 5 off-season priorities.

 

Lions’ Dominic Raiola loses appeal; will serve 1-game suspension

Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola has lost his appeal and will serve a one-game suspension for stomping Chicago Bears defensive tackle Ego Ferguson. Appeals officer Derrick Brooks, jointly appointed by NFL & NFLPA, upholds 1-game suspension of Dominic Raiola — Michael Signora (@NFLfootballinfo) December 23, 2014 The Lions will face the Green Bay Packers on Sunday … Read more

JUST IN: Lions C Raiola suspended for Week 17; Plans to appeal

The Detroit Lions will plan to be without C Dominic Raiola this Sunday against the Green Bay Packers, after Raiola was suspended 1-game by the NFL on Monday afternoon following his foot-stomp incident in Chicago. Lions C Dominic Raiola has been suspended 1 game by the NFL. Expect an appeal as soon as tomorrow and … Read more

Lions’ Dominic Raiola stomps on Bears player; Raiola denies it was intentional

Late in the third quarter, Dominic Raiola of the Detroit Lions stomped on rookie defensive lineman Ego Ferguson of the Chicago Bears and, somehow, was not ejected for the move. (See video here) It seemed to awaken the Bears, who went on to score and began to play with more vigor on defense, but that … Read more

Video: Dominic Raiola Stomps on Ankle of Bears Linemen Ferguson

Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola appeared to intentionally stomp on the prone ankle of linemen Ego Ferguson in the third quarter of today’s game against the Chicago Bears. As many Detroiters may recall, this would not be the Lions’ first foray into flagrant stomping. Ndamukong Suh notably stomped upon the leg of Green Bay’s Evan Dietrich-Smith … Read more