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LIONS LEFTOVERS: Out of frying pan, into fire in loss to...

Lions Leftovers is the weekly post-game commentary from Detroit Sports Nation contributor Rob Otto. The opinions are his own, and not necessarily those of...

BREAKING: Detroit Lions place DT Haloti Ngata on IR, sign two...

This is certainly not the news that Detroit Lions fans wanted to see today. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Lions have...

MUST SEE: Detroit Lions Week 4 game ball presentation will bring...

On Friday, news broke that the father of Detroit Lions linebacker Steve Longa had been killed by an SUV while trying to cross the...

JUST IN: Lions lose another defensive lineman to injured reserve

The Lions already depleted defensive line took another hit on Sunday. Detroit announced today that defensive tackle Jordan Hill has been placed on Injured Reserve....

Detroit Lions veteran included on “Danger of Being Cut” list

It's that time of year again in the NFL. The time where draft picks have been made and veterans find themselves in danger of...

Haloti Ngata plans to return in 2017 – Pun makers rejoice

Haloti Ngata, 33-year-old, 5 time pro bowl defensive tackle plans to play in the 2017 season according to Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com. Breer tweeted that...

5 Detroit Lions with the most to prove in 2017

Originally published 2/19/17 Putting the 2016-17 season in the past for the Detroit Lions shouldn't be a simple task. Finishing on a four-game losing streak,...

2016 Detroit Lions final position grades

And so it begins, the long offseason. The Detroit Lions did not leave a good taste in the mouth of many fans after losing...

Jim Caldwell deserves credit for Lions’ success

When Bob Quinn was hired as the new general manager for the Detroit Lions, many thought that the Jim Caldwell era in Detroit was...

Detroit Lions secondary shuts down Drew Brees in big victory

The 7-4 Detroit Lions took the field in the always-hard-to-win Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday afternoon against Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints. Everyone expected...

GALLERY: Several Detroit Lions wearing special cleats for game vs. Saints

Many refer to the NFL as the No Fun League, partly because of some of the strict rules they have regarding uniform regulations. One...

Detroit Lions defense could greatly improve — and soon

Before the start of the 2016 season, there were rumblings amongst fans that the Detroit Lions defense could potentially be one of the league's...

5 Reasons why the Detroit Lions WILL make the NFL Playoffs

On Sunday, the Detroit Lions looked all but dead. They had just given up a touchdown to give the Minnesota Vikings a 16-13 lead...

Detroit Lions 2016 mid-season position grades

Just like that, the NFL regular season is already half-way over. After a 1-3 start, the Detroit Lions were able to turn it around in...

Check the report: Ebron, Riddick, Washington and Ngata back at it

Luckily for the Detroit Lions, quarterback Matthew Stafford has been able to carry a team riddled with notable injuries the last few weeks. It would...

Lions announce inactive players vs. Rams

With a tough task on their hands today against the Los Angeles Rams, the Lions are going to take on that task without one of...

Check the Report – Ezekiel Ansah is back in action, most...

https://twitter.com/MikeOHaraNFL/status/786276724090765312 For the first time since going out in Game 2 with a high ankle sprain, Ziggy Ansah has returned to the practice field. While...

Detroit Lions 2016 first-quarter position grades

It is hard to believe, but the NFL regular season is already a quarter of the way done. After four games, you have a...

Teryl Austin: ‘We need to get a little bit more from...

As the Detroit Lions prepare for this Sunday's matchup with the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field, defensive coordinator Teryl Austin is expecting more from his defensive unit as...

Detroit Lions final 53-man roster prediction

The Detroit Lions completed the preseason in dominant fashion against the Buffalo Bills. With most starters having the night off, it was a great opportunity...

Detroit Lions: Observations from Preseason Week 4

It's the final week of preseason and the last opportunity for bubble players to make their mark. With the 53-roster set to be finalized...

Detroit Lions: Observations from Preseason Week 3

The third preseason game is supposed to be the dress rehearsal for the regular season, but the Detroit Lions looked as if they were...

6 Most important Detroit Lions players for 2016

The Detroit Lions, like most NFL teams in August, have plenty of questions heading into the 2016 season. While Detroit needs improvement across the board,...

Meet some of the Detroit Lions’ newest players

Every season it seems as though all 32 NFL teams have at least a few fresh faces on their roster. For the Detroit Lions,...

Ankle ‘feels awesome’ for Lions DT Caraun Reid following off-season surgery

Despite suffering a sprained ankle in the pre-season last year, 3rd year DT Caraun Reid had the best season of his young career in...

Detroit Lions first string projections

When scanning over the Detroit Lions 2016 roster, you will find plenty of new faces. You will also notice the absence of a few mainstays...

2016 Detroit Lions starting lineup predictions

The Detroit Lions will begin training camp on July 29th and it time for some pre-camp predictions. When scanning over the Lions roster, you...

5 storylines heading into Lions training camp

The Detroit Lions will enter training camp next Wednesday as they begin to prepare for the 2016 season. Last season the Lions finished 7-9...

11 Detroit Lions who were Pokemon in their previous lives

It's that time of year where any football discussion is better than nothing--even when it involves comparing NFL players to fictional creatures. If you...

Lions DC Teryl Austin expects big things from Haloti Ngata this...

Over the last five seasons, the strength of the Lions was never considered to be Calvin Johnson or Matthew Stafford. The strength lied within...

Haloti Ngata on rookie A’Shawn Robinson: ‘He’s going to be a...

Considered a 'steal' in the 2016 NFL Draft, A'Shawn Robinson is grabbing the attention of fellow teammates and coaches. About a month ago, general manager...

Haloti Ngata accepting new leadership role with Lions

Veteran defensive lineman, Haloti Ngata is in an unfamiliar position on the Detroit Lions' roster this season. Seeing the defensive line get extremely young so...

2016 Detroit Lions: Better or worse by position

The goal for every team each offseason is to improve. It is no different for GM Bob Quinn and the Detroit Lions. After not...

Lions Haloti Ngata likes what he sees from rookie teammate A’Shawn...

It isn't normal for most rookies to look like season veterans, but for rookie DT A'Shawn Robinson his outward appearance could fool some people....

The Lions could have a top-5 defense in 2016

Let's rewind the tape two years. The Lions were on the verge of going to the playoffs, and had one of the most feared defenses...

Detroit Lions: 7-Round NFL Draft Player Guide

There are plenty of roster holes the Detroit Lions could fill with their ten picks in the 2016 NFL draft. Although only a few glaring...

2016 Free Agency Grades: Detroit Lions

With a majority of the recognizable free agent names off the market, it is time to examine how new GM Bob Quinn fared in...

Haloti Ngata returns to Detroit on two year deal

According to numerous sources, defensive tackle Haloti Ngata will be back in Detroit for the next two years. https://twitter.com/MikeMcCartney7/status/707662717348290560 https://twitter.com/caplannfl/status/707663734672457729 At 32 years old, Ngata was set to hit...

Defensive tackles the Lions might consider in free agency

The Detroit Lions have several positions of need this off-season, many of which they could decide to address via free agency which begins on...

Detroit Lions Offseason Wishlist: Blueprint to win now

  Last season, the Detroit Lions finished strong by winning six of their final eight games, Matthew Stafford looked like a Pro Bowl quarterback and...

Ngata return a no-brainer if the price is right

To many fans of the Detroit Lions, Haloti Ngata was a disappointment in his first year with the team. Bu the problem isn't that...

Lions expect linebacker DeAndre Levy will be ready for training camp

Injuries happen quite often in football. So when Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy missed a couple practices during training camp last year, there weren't a whole...

Ngata intending to play in 2016 and hopes to stay in...

Despite a lackluster season with a career-low 24 tackles and 2.5 sacks, 5-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Haloti Ngata is planning on playing in...

Ngata expects Ansah to make multiple Pro Bowls

  On Sunday, Detroit Lions defensive end Ziggy Ansah played in his first career Pro Bowl. His teammate, Haloti Ngata, is confident that this will...

Senior Bowl: 15 players Lions fans should watch

It's that time of year again where die-hard fans are clinging to just about anything that somewhat resembles the game of football. Today, the best...

Detroit Lions Haloti Ngata: “I’d love to stay”

The Detroit Lions and Bob Quinn will have at least one aging superstar willing to return. Haloti Ngata has always been very explicit regarding his intentions...

7 potential free agents the Detroit Lions must re-sign

The offseason the Detroit Lions are currently facing could very well be the most important offseason in team history. Not only did the team...

2016 Detroit Lions free agents

Once the new Detroit Lions general manager is hired, he will have some decisions to make regarding what to do with their impending free...

Detroit Lions 2015 End of Season Report Card 

The Detroit Lions' 2015 season was a tough one to grade as a whole. For one half of the season, the Lions looked like the...

Replacing Teryl Austin will be no easy feat for Detroit

In just two short years Lions Defensive-Coordinator Teryl Austin has completely changed the culture surrounding Detroit's defense. Before Austin arrived in the Motor City, the...

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