2016 Detroit Lions free agents

Once the new Detroit Lions general manager is hired, he will have some decisions to make regarding what to do with their impending free agents. The Lions have a total of 24 players who will hit the market, including a handful of starters. The new salary cap is expected to inflate to at least $150 … Read more

Detroit Lions Week 11 Injury Report

Fresh off a world-shocking victory at Lambeau Field against the Green Bay Packers, the Detroit Lions are going through final preparations to prepare for the Oakland Raiders, as they visit Ford Field this Sunday. Although the Lions were fortunate enough to come out with the victory last weekend, that particular game took a toll on the team, especially in … Read more

Detroit Lions Week 7 Injury Report

For the second straight week, tight end Brandon Pettigrew has been ruled out with a kneecap injury. Eric Ebron is expected to be back this week, however. After missing the last two games with a knee injury of his own, Ebron will be back on the field for the majority of the snaps at the tight end position. … Read more

Broncos/Lions second quarter report

Broncos/Lions second quarter report: After a scoreless first quarter that ended with the Broncos driving deep in Lions territory, Detroit’s defensive end Haloti Ngata tipped a Manning pass attempt, and Glover Quin hauled-in his second interception of the season. Lions rookie Ameer Abdullah appeared to fumble early on the ensuing drive (it was called a … Read more

Detroit Lions: Week 2 report card

Detroit Lions Week 2 report card After two games, the Lions find themselves 0-2, and staring 0-3 straight in the face, as they square-off against the Denver Broncos in Week 3, while hosting the home opener on Sunday night football (NBC 8:30 pm). Sunday’s game against the Vikings featured an offense that cannot run the … Read more

Tigers adjust roster for final month of season

The Detroit Tigers will have some fresh faces on the roster starting tomorrow courtesy of the Toledo Mud Hens. Source confirms @Chris_Iott report: Ian Krol, Jefry Marte, Steven Moya, Josh Wilson expected to join Tigers from Toledo tomorrow. — Jason Beck (@beckjason) September 8, 2015 Krol has a 1-3 record this year with the Tigers and carries … Read more

Lions vs Redskins preseason special teams report

Jeremy Ross’ death-grip on the number one spot on the depth chart at kickoff and punt returner is loosening by the day. It’s a good thing for him that he caught a touchdown pass as a receiver in the Detroit Lions 21-17 loss to the Washington Redskins in the second preseason game for both teams. … Read more

PREVIEW: Detroit Lions vs New York Jets

Ah yes, football is back! There have been moments in this off-season that left us scratching our heads, jumping for joy, and counting down the minutes until the season begins. Now, it’s finally time to catch a peek at what is to come this season. The New York Jets will pay a visit to Detroit for the … Read more

Lions Special Teams Part I: Kick return duties up for grabs

This season, I’ll be covering the Detroit Lions special teams play throughout the season on Detroit Sports Nation. Here’s my first installment of training camp reports: New Lions special teams coordinator Joe Marciano inherits a special teams core of a veteran placekicker, a solid utility man punter in Sam Martin–who not only punts, but holds … Read more

Breaking down the new faces at Lions training camp

[tps_header]There are plenty of new faces who will be at Lions training camp this year. Some who will make the team, some who will not. Here is an introduction to those new faces at Lions training camp who were not with the team last year.[/tps_header]

Detroit Lions Training Camp: Position battles and predictions

  [tps_header] Training camp is officially upon us. This is when dreams will be destroyed. The door will be opened, and some are thanked for their hard work during the off-season. Today, we will cover all of the position battles that will take place at camp for the Detroit Lions. To make things a bit … Read more

Detroit Lions looking for stability at nickel cornerback

It’s no secret that injuries hurt the Detroit Lions last season, especially at the nickel cornerback position. Quite a few changes have been made at the position this offseason, and stability should be easier to come by this year. Bill Bentley, a third round pick in 2012, failed to play more than a single quarter before … Read more

Report: Dixon Machado playing at third base?

The recent struggles of the Detroit Tigers has been well documented the last month or so. They reached the .500 plateau twice, but have won the following game in convincing fashion when they reach that point. Detroit finally got designated hitter Victor Martinez back, after being on the shelf for a month with a knee injury. This … Read more

Tigers make a flurry of roster moves on Tuesday

The Detroit Tigers took the field for the first time Tuesday night since coming home from a 7-game west coast road trip. They were looking for answers all up and down the lineup, but only managed to go 2-5, including being on the wrong side of a sweep in Anaheim. Now the Tigers come home to … Read more

Toledo’s Dixon Machado one ups Jose Iglesias

When Dixon Machado and Josh Wilson of the Toledo Mudhens saw the double play Jose Iglesias and Ian Kinsler of the Detroit Tigers turned against the Minnesota Twins earlier this month, I’m sure the last thing on their minds was topping it. Well, that’s exactly what the Mudhens dynamic duo did on Friday against the Buffalo Bisons.

Here is the footage of Machado starting a slick double play by flipping the ball behind his back to Wilson, who barehanded it before throwing a strike (almost) to first base.

Looks like the ball is in your court Mr. Iglesias.