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.
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
During the Detroit Lions‘ annual process of cleaning out their lockers of their practice facility in Allen Park, guard Larry Warford went through the usual cliches of saying how much he loves playing in Detroit, that he’d love to be back, he loves his teammates and coaches, and so on. But his rookie contract has … Read more
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
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
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
It is hard to believe, but the NFL regular season is already a quarter of the way done. After four games, you have a decent sample size of who your team truly is and can gauge the trajectory of success. The Detroit Lions are 1-3 and sit dead last in the NFC North. Based off … Read more
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.
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
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
The Detroit Lions 2016 NFL draft class has garnered mixed reviews from a fan base that has been longing for a championship since 1957. The Lions used five of their ten picks to select linemen and regardless of what any fan or talking head has to say about the class, the man in charge, Lions … Read more
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
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
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
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
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