5 Players the Detroit Lions MUST re-sign

The Detroit Lions have several players who are pending free agents this offseason. Bob Quinn will have some important choices to make as to who he should keep and who he should let walk. There are five players in particular that Quinn and the Lions must re-sign for 2017.

5 Players who will not be on the Detroit Lions next season

Despite making a playoff appearance and proving many doubters wrong, the Detroit Lions are still a long way from being Super Bowl contenders. General manager Bob Quinn will have some difficult choices to make this offseason as the Lions have several pending free agents and several weak spots on the roster. Five players in particular … Read more

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 four consecutive games–including a poor performance in the playoffs. In saying this, you could reason that the Lions overachieved with their nine-win season. They willed themselves into the postseason despite a … Read more

Abdullah Injury Update; Levy Scratched vs. Minnesota

Injured Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah received a bit of good news ahead of Detroit’s Thanksgiving Day matchup against the Minnesota Vikings. He recently visited with a foot specialist who declared his injured foot to be “structurally sound”. He’s been on injured reserve since tearing a ligament in his foot. The injury update was … Read more

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 the second quarter of the season by putting together a three-game win streak. Last week’s loss delivered from the Houston Texans is still fresh on the mind, but it doesn’t mean the season … 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

Young Detroit Lions O-line could surprise in 2016

With a youthful offensive line that has allowed 89 sacks the past two years, the Detroit Lions have really nowhere to go but up. Expectations have amplified with an O-line fortified through the NFL draft, but I wouldn’t say anyone presumes a complete turnaround in one year. It is very plausible Detroit returns four of … 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

Detroit Lions sign three more draft picks

With the NFL Draft in the rear view mirror, it’s time for Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn to sign the 10 players he drafted and that’s exactly what he has begun to do. In addition to long snapper Jimmy Landes, who signed earlier in the day on Thursday, the Lions have also signed defensive … Read more

5 traits Lions GM Bob Quinn covets in a player

New Detroit Lions GM Bob Quinn just set the foundation for what his expectations are regarding player disposition. After looking into the personal aspect of his first NFL draft class, you will see a trend developing that is akin to other successful organizations (i.e. New England Patriots, Green Bay Packers). Here are five common attributes that … Read more

2016 NFL Draft grades: Detroit Lions

Bob Quinn has now completed his first draft as the GM of the Detroit Lions. Grading unproven rookies who have yet to play a down in the NFL is rather pointless, but you can still rate the reach/value of the selection and how it helps the team in the present/future. Dwayne Washington Seventh Round (236): … Read more

Detroit Lions Player Bio: OT/G Joe Dahl

The Detroit Lions are loading up in the trenches. With the 151st pick in the 2016 NFL draft, the Lions selected OT/OG Joe Dahl from Washington State. After selecting an offensive tackle in the first, Bob Quinn once again goes back to solidify the offensive line. Unlike No. 16 pick Taylor Decker, Dahl is projected as … Read more