Detroit Lions finalize 53-man roster

General manager Bob Quinn and the Detroit Lions have determined their final roster today. With the deadline coming and going, below are the following players who didn’t make the cut: Per Detroitlions.com: PLAYERS WAIVED: WR Jace Billingsley, CB Alex Carter, WR Quinshad Davis, LB Jayson DiManche, TE Adam Fuehne, LB Zaviar Gooden, LB Khaseem Greene, C Gabe … Read more

Lions WR T.J. Jones an unexpected cut, Jace Billingsley too

After the Detroit Lions Thursday night preseason game against the Buffalo Bills, T.J. Jones sat with the rest of the starters on the sideline. It appeared that Jones had the night off to rest him for the regular season, but that wasn’t the case. GM Bob Quinn has to shave down his roster to 53-players … Read more

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 for the back-ups to show their stuff. Some made a bigger impression than others. Here is our best guess on how the Lions final 53-man roster will shake out.

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 Saturday afternoon, the Detroit Lions brass probably already has a good idea of who they plan on keeping and releasing. A real special game from an individual could do just enough … Read more

Jim Caldwell comments on Lions’ wide receiver situation after cuts

After a round of cuts on Monday, 10 cuts in total, the Detroit Lions roster is now at 78 players. Three more moves need to be made before Tuesday’s 4 p.m. deadline to get the team to the league’s 75 player mandate, although wide receiver Corey Fuller‘s ultimate move to the physically unable to perform list … Read more

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 unaware. After eight first-half penalties, the Lions entered the second half down 20-6. Their three personal fouls were reminiscent of the Jim Schwartz era. Not only was the offense kept out of … Read more

Detroit Lions Game Preview: Preseason Week 3 vs. Baltimore Ravens

DETROIT LIONS (1-1) @ BALTIMORE RAVENS (2-0) WHERE: M&T Bank Stadium – Baltimore, MD KICKOFF: 7:00 p.m. EST WEATHER: Sunny. High 87F. Winds E at 4 mph. TV/RADIO: WJBK-TV FOX 2/News Talk 760 | WJR-AM LINE: Ravens -3, Over/Under 43 Injury Report  Baltimore Joe Flacco QB Knee Probable (Expected to play) Elvis Dumervil LB Foot Probable Breshad Perriman WR … Read more

Detroit Lions 53-man roster projections

The Detroit Lions go into the 2016 season with more depth than they have had in a long time. New GM Bob Quinn made a point to have competition at every single position to limit complacency. It is not always a good problem when you are searching for players to step up and have more quantity … Read more

Jay Lee turned down offers from 4 teams before signing with Lions

Undrafted out of the University of Baylor, wide receiver Jay Lee is quickly becoming a favorite in the Motor City. Come to find out, Lee turned down offers from the Dallas Cowboys, Seattle Seahawks, Jacksonville Jaguars and New York Giants before he would end up signing with the Lions. “I had a relationship with the coaches. … Read more

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 “winning” the free-agency period or having the “sexy” draft, there has been plenty of doubt surrounding the Lions increment of improvement relative to other teams. Quinn has built his team through … Read more

Jay Lee a dark horse to earn roster spot with Lions

It was a bit of a surprise that the Detroit Lions didn’t take a wide receiver at all in the 2016 NFL Draft. With Calvin Johnson now retired, you would have thought the Lions would have at some point snagged a wide out within the seven rounds of the draft, but that wasn’t the case. … Read more

Lions ink deals with three undrafted free agents

The 2016 NFL Draft is over, but that does not mean the work for Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn is over. In fact, there is still a lot of work to be done including signing undrafted free agents who managed to slip through the cracks. The Lions wasted very little time as they have … Read more

Updated Day 2 NFL mock draft

Just when you think you are done with NFL mock drafts, “SURPRISE!” The first-round is officially over and it is time to predict the second day of the draft– rounds two and three. With a better understanding of the direction each organization went on day one, we have a slightly better idea of team needs … Read more

Day 2 draft targets for the Detroit Lions

Round 1 of the 2016 NFL draft is done and there is still plenty of talent left on the board for the Detroit Lions. After selecting offensive tackle Taylor Decker in the first, the Lions could look to address other positions of need such as strong safety, defensive end, center or linebacker. Here a few … Read more