Is ex-Lion Kyle Van Noy fool’s gold or the real deal?

Who are you and what have you done with LB Kyle Van Noy? It was not long ago that the Detroit Lions and former GM Martin Mayhew traded up to the 40th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft to select BYU‘s Kyle Van Noy. After almost two and a half miserable years in Detroit, new GM … 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

Lions starting LB Tahir Whitehead ruled out vs Saints

With the Detroit Lions already expecting to be without key linebacker DeAndre Levy for yet another game, the team reported even more debilitating news ahead of their matchup with the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. The team ruled out starting weakside linebacker Tahir Whitehead on Saturday. This means linebackers Josh Bynes and Antwione Williams will command the … Read more

Detroit Lions LB Tahir Whitehead limited in practice leading up to game in New Orleans

Although the Detroit Lions are at full strength in practice, not all of their bodies are at 100%. As the team prepares for this Sunday’s match-up with the New Orleans Saints, linebacker Tahir Whitehead appears to be fighting through a knee injury, which he has felt the effects of since the Thanksgiving Day victory over the Minnesota Vikings. … 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

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

Detroit Lions Game Preview: Preseason Week 2 vs. Cincinnati Bengals

Detroit Lions (1-0) vs. Cincinnati Bengals (0-1) Kickoff: 7:30 PM EST Where: Ford Field – Detroit, Michigan Weather: Game will be played in domed stadium TV/Radio: WJBK-TV FOX 2/News Talk 760 | WJR-AM Line: Detroit -2.5, Over/Under 40.5 Injury Report: Cincinnati Mario Alford WR Ankle Questionable Andrew Billings DT Knee Out Tyler Eifert TE Ankle PUP … Read more

Detroit Lions first string projections

When scanning over the Detroit Lions 2016 roster, you will find plenty of new faces. You will also notice the absence of a few mainstays as well, most notably Calvin Johnson, Joique Bell, and Jason Jones. Despite the losses, Detroit returns a healthy majority of their starters from a year ago. GM Bob Quinn has done and continues … Read more

2016 Detroit Lions starting lineup predictions

The Detroit Lions will begin training camp on July 29th and it time for some pre-camp predictions. When scanning over the Lions roster, you will find plenty of new faces. You will also notice the absence of a few mainstays as well, most notably Calvin Johnson, Joique Bell, and Jason Jones. Despite the losses, Detroit returns a … 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

Lions rookie LB Antwione Williams doing everything he can to stay ahead of learning curve

When the Lions drafted linebacker Antwione Williams in the fifth round, they knew they were getting a hard worker. “I work really hard at what I do,” Williams told Mlive.com. “It’s like anything, you’re not going to pick it up if you don’t try to actually learn it. I know I spend, shoot, two to three hours every … Read more

Report: Philadelphia Eagles interested in linebacker Tahir Whitehead

It hasn’t taken long for rumors relating to NFL free agency to start coming out. Linebacker Tahir Whitehead, the Lions fifth-round pick in the 2012 draft, has reportedly drawn interest from the Philadelphia Eagles. After starting his career in Detroit primarily on special teams, Whitehead has developed into an extremely dependable starter over the last two seasons, both … Read more

Bob Quinn’s positive evaluation of Quandre Diggs provides insight into Lions draft

Heading into the NFL Scouting Combine, which began this week, the Detroit Lions have plenty of holes to fill on their roster. One position that appears to be settled is the nickelback cornerback position, a position that was played by 2015 6th round pick Quandre Diggs for a majority of the season. New Lions general … 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