Jason Hanson vs. Matt Prater: Debating who is the greatest Detroit Lions’ kicker of all-time

While browsing Twitter not too long ago, I came across a series of tweets debating whether Jason Hanson or Matt Prater is the greatest Detroit Lions‘ kicker of all time. My immediate response was that Prater is the best the Lions have ever had but that was based solely on his percentage of makes from … Read more

Jason Hanson tells hilarious story about Chris Spielman and a broken hairdryer [Video]

During a recent episode of the Breaking Bread podcast with Herman Moore and Lomas Brown, Detroit Lions‘ great Jason Hanson joined the show and he shared a hilarious story about how when he was a rookie, Chris Spielman played a role in hiding and even breaking his hairdryer. If you know Jason Hanson, you know … Read more

3 Former Detroit Lions are nominees for 2020 Pro Football Hall of Fame

According to reports, three former Detroit Lions standouts are nominees for the 2020 Pro Football Hall of Fame. Those players include OL Lomas Brown, K Jason Hanson, and LB Chris Spielman. Former Lions Lomas Brown, Jason Hanson, Chris Spielman among 2020 Pro Football Hall of Fame nominees https://t.co/gjJY2dz9Xx — Brad Galli (@BradGalli) September 13, 2019 … Read more

Matthew Stafford shows his toughness vs. Cleveland Browns [Video]

It was Week 11 of the 2009 regular season in the NFL. The Detroit Lions were matched up against Brady Quinn and the visiting Cleveland Browns. The Lions were down 37-31 late in the game and after stooping the Browns on 4th and 5, they would need to drive 88 yards downfield to have a … Read more

Peyton Manning, Marshall Faulk headline 2017 CFB HOF ballot

The College Football Hall of Fame announced its ballot for the 2017 class, a ballot that included many notables players including Peyton Manning and Marshall Faulk. Manning retired this off-season after capping off an amazing NFL career with a Super Bowl title. The former Tennessee quarterback also had quite the career in college as well, … Read more

Former Lion Jason Hanson talks about his retirement

The adjustment to life after Jason Hanson wasn’t easy at first for the Lions. They couldn’t fill the void left by the franchise’s all-time scoring leader through the draft, and went through numerous free agents before finally finding Matt Prater. Hanson retired in the spring of 2013 after 21 seasons in the NFL (all with Detroit). In a … Read more

Matt Prater kicks longest FG in Lions History

Matt Prater kicked a franchise record 59-yard field goal to end the half against the Chicago Bears. The previous Detroit Lions long of 56-yards was set multiple times by beloved long-time Lion, Jason Hanson. It’s no secret that Prater has one of the best legs in the NFL. Not only does he now hold the Lions … Read more

The Best of Matthew Stafford

[tps_header]Love him or hate him, Matthew Stafford is the quarterback of your Detroit Lions, and it isn’t looking like he will be leaving anytime soon. Stafford has his moments where we wonder about him, but when he is on, that is when beautiful things happen. I, for one, think we don’t give him enough credit. So, here is the … Read more

Video: Havard Rugland aka Kickalicious Has Returned

Havard Rugland, better known as “Kickalicious”, has released a new video as part of a sponsorship with Pepsi. This time around, Rugland is making his tricks in Norway, and boy does it have some nice scenery in it. The video is proof why “Kickalicious”  is well known as a kicking savant. If you’re a Detroit Lions … Read more

Report: Former Lions K Jason Hanson offers to come out of retirement

According to a report by Click on Detroit’s Rob Parker, former Lions kicker Jason Hanson reached out to the team and offered to come out of retirement, amid Detroit’s kicking woes this season. The report states that Lions GM Martin Mayhew told the 44-year old Hanson thanks, but no thanks. Saying that he was worried … Read more

Lions Kicker Jason Hanson Retires After 21 Years

PRESS CONFERENCE SET FOR TUESDAY, APRIL 9 Allen Park, Mich.— Jason Hanson, the greatest placekicker in Detroit Lions history and one of the best to ever play in the National Football League, today announced that he is retiring after 21 record-setting seasons with the Lions. “It’s time,” Hanson said. “I gave serious thought and consideration to … Read more