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

Ameer Abdullah Unlikely To Return This Season

Injured Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah is unlikely to return to the Lions this season. Ameer Abdullah's season appears to be nearing an official end https://t.co/gbXtXfC6A0 pic.twitter.com/HASELeHJXb — kyle meinke (@kmeinke) November 3, 2016 Abdullah, who has been on the shelf since injuring ligaments in his foot during Week 2 against Tennessee, led the … 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 2016 first-quarter position grades

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

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

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

5 surprising Detroit Lions on the roster bubble

At the start of training camp, there were quite a few Detroit Lions who seemingly had their roster spot locked up. Due to injuries, some free-agent additions, or just flat-out underperformance, they now find themselves in a position they would rather not be in. Here are five Lions players who should be slightly worried regarding their roster … Read more

INJURY NEWS: LB Jon Bostic carted off practice field

It appears that Detroit Lions reserve linebacker Jon Bostic sustained a potentially serious injury in Latrobe, PA on Wednesday. The Lions are participating in joint practices with the Pittsburg Steelers leading up to their Friday night preseason opener, and so far, injuries have been an issue. The incident happened during the backs on backers portion of … Read more

Lions LB Kyle Van Noy’s off-season regimen paying dividends

The Detroit Lions have an open competition at their strong-side linebacker spot and it would appear it is Kyle Van Noy‘s to lose. The 2014 second-round draft pick has disappointed so far, but entering year three, he understands what’s at stake. New GM Bob Quinn will have a much smaller tolerance for poor play considering … Read more

Top 5 Detroit Lions position battles, with our predicted results

The Detroit Lions have a myriad of positions that will have fierce battles throughout the offseason. One mantra GM Bob Quinn made sure to instill in the Lions roster was competition and solid depth across the board. Here are five starting positions that are up for grabs in 2016. May the best man win. Offensive … Read more

Detroit Lions LB Josh Bynes unsure of his position

Detroit Lions linebacker Josh Bynes may be one of the most unheralded players on the entire roster. Oftentimes the forgotten man, the 6-foot-1, 235-pound backer can do it all– as he has demonstrated the past couple years. With a slew of new faces and DeAndre Levy returning from injury, his role on the team remains … 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

BREAKING: Lions acquire LB Jon Bostic from New England

General manager Bob Quinn has tapped into the well of players from the New England Patriots again, this time trading for linebacker Jon Bostic. Lions have acquired LB Jon Bostic via a trade with Patriots in exchange for an undisclosed, conditional draft pick. https://t.co/hnKMXmAtHl — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) May 9, 2016 Bostic played in 11 … Read more