Lions’ Devin Taylor is poised for breakout season

Yes, it was only a preseason game, but for a player that is poised to have a great year, it was extremely encouraging to see. In the Detroit Lions‘ preseason opener this past Friday against the Pittsburgh Steelers, defensive end Devin Taylor would notch the first sack for Detroit. Three more sacks would be tallied for … Read more

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 as well, most notably Calvin Johnson, Joique Bell, and Jason Jones. Despite the losses, Detroit returns a healthy majority of their starters from a year ago. GM Bob Quinn has done and continues … Read more

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 will find plenty of new faces. You will also notice the absence of a few mainstays as well, most notably Calvin Johnson, Joique Bell, and Jason Jones. Despite the losses, Detroit returns a … Read more

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 far in the off-season with guys like Darryl Tapp (free agent) and Jason Jones (signed with the Miami Dolphins) not with the team this season, it has left Ngata with a … Read more

Former Lions DE Jason Jones signs with Miami Dolphins

Former Lions defensive end Jason Jones has found a new home. #Dolphins announce they've signed DE Jason Jones who spent last 3 seasons with #Lions. — Paula Pasche (@paulapasche) May 16, 2016 After playing his college ball at Eastern Michigan University, Jones was selected in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft by the Tennessee Titans. In … Read more

5 Free agents the Detroit Lions should consider signing

With the 2016 NFL Draft officially in the books, it’s time for Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn to scour the waiver wire for any free agents who could strengthen the roster. Here is a list of 5 free agents the Lions should consider signing. Anquan Boldin (WR) When Calvin Johnson finally announced that he … Read more

DE Jason Jones visits with Miami Dolphins

According to reports, free agent defensive end Jason Jones visited with the Miami Dolphins on Friday. Early in free agency, the Dolphins showed heavy interest in Jones. He also visited with the Cowboys near the end of March. The Tennessee Titans picked Jones in the second round of the 2008 draft. He spent the last … Read more

5 roster holes the Detroit Lions still need to address

[tps_header]With exactly a month until the 2016 NFL Draft in Chicago, the Detroit Lions still have some glaring holes in their roster that need attention prior to next season. Here are 5 positions the Lions could tackle in either the upcoming draft or in free agency.[/tps_header] [tps_title]1. Offensive tackle[/tps_title] It is no secret that the … Read more

5 free agents the Lions must sign to win big in 2016

  [tps_header] The NFL free agency period is well underway and though Bob Quinn and the Lions have made a few moves, they still have plenty of holes to fill. Here is a list of 5 free agents who are still available that would immediately help the Lions to be successful in 2016. [/tps_header]   … Read more

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 lot of concerns floating around Allen Park. Eyebrows started to raise when he missed multiple days of training camp and practices. At the end of camp, Levy still wasn’t ready to … Read more

7 potential free agents the Detroit Lions must re-sign

[tps_header] The offseason the Detroit Lions are currently facing could very well be the most important offseason in team history. Not only did the team have to hire a new general manager, which they did in Bob Quinn, but Quinn then had to decide the direction he wanted to take as far as the head … Read more

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 agents. The Lions have a total of 24 players who will hit the market, including a handful of starters. The new salary cap is expected to inflate to at least $150 … Read more

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 worst team in the league. The second half, they looked like the playoff team many thought they could be. Ultimately, your final record indicates what type of team you are and … Read more

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 Lions had finished 15th or below in total defense 13 years in a row. In 2014, Detroit finished 3rd in points allowed and 2nd in yards allowed. While the Lions’ … Read more

Travis Swanson to IR; Lions sign Kerry Hyder from practice squad

The Detroit Lions officially ended center Travis Swanson’s season today, placing him on season-ending injured reserve. To fill the roster spot, they signed defensive tackle/end Kerry Hyder from the practice squad. Lions promote DT/DE Kerry Hyder to active roster from their practice squad & place C Travis Swanson on IR. https://t.co/4I1uTG4U1U — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) January 2, 2016 Swanson … Read more

Detroit Lions Week 17 Injury Report: Travis Swanson listed as ‘Out’

When the Detroit Lions take the field against the Chicago Bears on Sunday they will be without their starting center, Travis Swanson. Swanson suffered a shoulder injury last week against the San Francisco 49ers and will not be able to give it a go. He is officially listed as ‘out.’ In addition, defensive end Jason … Read more