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

Joique Bell on possible return to Lions: ‘We’ll see what happens’

On Sunday morning, former Lions running back, Joique Bell joined the Suburban Ford 7 Sports Cave. Many topics were discussed within the segment, with the biggest question being about whether or not Bell’s return to the Lions was possible. Bell was released by the Lions on February 16, 2016. The team wanted him to restructure … Read more

Top 5 off-season changes for the Detroit Lions

So far for the Detroit Lions it has been an off-season of change. After a 7-9 season in 2015 that failed to meet expectations, the Lions made plenty of moves in their front office. The first of which, firing GM Martin Mayhew and bringing in former New England Patriots Director of Pro Scouting  Bob Quinn … 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

Predicting Bob Quinn’s free agency big board

  [tps_header] With the recent moves that general manager Bob Quinn has made (cutting Joique Bell, Stephen Tulloch, James Ihedigbo and C.J. Wilson), plus the announcement Calvin Johnson‘s retirement, the Lions seem to be in a pretty decent spot as far as the salary cap is concerned. Right now, the team has approximately $41.1 million in space to use on the … Read more

Lions expected to have over $30 million in cap space this off-season

With the NFL off-season in full swing, the Lions are expected to have over $30 million in cap space heading into free agency this year. While the salary cap won’t be official till the new league year in March, the cap is expected to increase to at least $155 million according to a report from … Read more

Breaking: Lions to release LB Stephen Tulloch; S James Ihedigbo will not be brought back

Two days after making an impact on the roster with the release of Joique Bell, the Lions have now informed linebacker Stephen Tulloch that he will be released after the start of the new league year. Tulloch took to Instagram this evening to express his gratitude to the organization and fans: https://www.instagram.com/p/BB8qCJoB9N1/ Tulloch has spent the last five … Read more

5 running backs who could replace Joique Bell

[tps_header] On Tuesday, it was announced that Detroit Lions running back Joique Bell had been cut by the team. With Bell officially out of the picture in Detroit, here are options for the Lions to replace him. [/tps_header] [tps_title]Keep things in-house with Abdullah, Riddick, and Zenner[/tps_title] The easiest option for the Lions would be to … Read more

Breaking News: Lions cut RB Joique Bell

While it might not be a surprise to most Lions fans, the writing is officially on the wall for running back Joique Bell. The Lions have cut RB Joique Bell per the NFL's transaction wire — Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) February 16, 2016 Report: Lions cut Joique Bell with one year left on his contract. https://t.co/cBeivn4xDt — … Read more

Marshall Faulk: ‘I think Theo (Riddick) is a complete back’

There are many analogous aspects of Theo Riddick‘s game that can be compared to hall-of-famer, Marshall Faulk. Faulk was a member of the greatest show on turf in St. Louis and accumulated 80-plus receptions in five straight seasons(1998-2002). Riddick, in his third year in the league, had 80 catches on the nose even though he was only utilized … Read more

Lions hire David Walker as their new RB coach

It did not take long for the Detroit Lions to find a replacement for former running backs coach, Curtis Modkins. According to Fox Sports, the Lions nabbed David Walker to fill the vacant coaching position. Only a day after Modkins left to become Chip Kelly‘s offensive coordinator in San Francisco, Jim Caldwell was quick to pull the … Read more

5 Detroit Lions who could become cap casualties

[tps_header] Now that Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn has made the decision to retain Jim Caldwell as head coach, one of his next jobs will be to decide which players the team will bring back in 2016 and which players will be allowed to become free agents. In addition, there are players who are … Read more

Zach Zenner ready to contribute in 2016

As the off-season continues for the Detroit Lions, running back Zach Zenner is looking forward to 2016 and hopes to make an impact after an injury-shortened rookie season. For Zenner it was quite a feat to make the 53-man roster after being signed by the Lions as an undrafted free agent, but his season would … Read more