UH OH! 7 Detroit Lions appear on initial Week 13 Injury Report

When the Detroit Lions were defeated by the Minnesota Vikings on Thanksgiving Day they not only had a nail put in their “NFC North Title” coffin, but they also hurt their chances of qualifying for the NFL Playoffs. With the loss, the Lions (6-5) may have to win their final five games of the season … Read more

BREAKING: Jim Caldwell reveals Dwight Freeney’s Thanksgiving Day availability

It took a lot longer than we would have hoped for, but on Wednesday, general manager Bob Quinn finally made a move to help solidify the Detroit Lions defensive line by claiming Dwight Freeney off waivers. Embed from Getty Images Freeney, who is 37-years old, was placed on waivers by the Seattle Seahawks on Tuesday, … Read more

MUST SEE: Dwight Freeney tweets ‘confused’ message after being claimed by Detroit Lions

There is no question about it that the Detroit Lions need help on the defensive line, especially when it comes to rushing the passer. Well, they may have found just what the doctor ordered. On Wednesday, news broke the Lions had claimed veteran defensive end Dwight Freeney off waivers. Freeney was placed on waivers by … Read more

Detroit Lions claim DE Dwight Freeney off waivers

The Detroit Lions defense just added some muscle. The Detroit Lions claimed Dwight Freeney on waivers, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 22, 2017 That’s right, future Hall of Famer Dwight Freeney is rejoining a coach he almost won a Super Bowl with. Dwight Freeney reunited with Lions HC Jim Caldwell. — Adam Schefter … Read more

2 defensive players the Detroit Lions MUST sign now

NFL: Combine

The Detroit Lions (6-4) have a golden opportunity on Thanksgiving Day when they host the Minnesota Vikings (8-2) at Ford Field. With a win, the Lions will only be one game back of the Vikings in the NFC North, while a loss would all but put a dagger in their playoff chances. Sure the Lions have … Read more

3 Players who the Detroit Lions should consider to replace DE Kerry Hyder

It may not have been the Detroit Lions worst fear possible heading into Sunday’s preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts, but losing starting defensive end Kerry Hyder to what Jim Caldwell called a “significant” Achilles injury certainly was not part of the game plan. Hyder was injured during the Lions second defensive series on the game … Read more

WATCH: Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah’s ‘Sports Science’ segment

For not playing football until his junior season in college at Brigham Young University, defensive end Ezekiel “Ziggy” Ansah is slowly climbing up the ranks of the elite in the NFL at his position. Prospects in the 2013 NFL Draft were spotlighted in the ESPN ‘Sports Science’ lab by John Brenkus and his team. The prospects were put through many drills that were assembled to their respective positions.

One prospect in-particular shined bright and that was then BYU defensive end, Ziggy Ansah, who as we all know is a legit beast for our Detroit Lions. He was put through the wringer by Brenkus and really showed the exceptional talent he possessed. Ranked on analyzed lists with the likes of Dwight Freeney and Jason Pierre-Paul, Ziggy showed exactly why the Lions took a chance on him with the fifth overall pick in the draft. Ansah is truly blossoming into one of the best defensive ends in all of football.

 

 

5 Free agents who would immediately help the Detroit Lions

Well, the NFL Draft is in the books and many of the top free agents have already been signed. That being said, looking up and down the Detroit Lions roster, there are still a few positions that could use some improving. General manager Bob Quinn has made it very clear that he is all about … Read more