Lions get pass-catching tight end for undrafted rookie kicker

Lions fans should give their general manager Martin Mayhew a round of applause today. Pending both players passing their respective physicals, Detroit traded undrafted rookie kicker Kyle Brindza to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for tight end Timothy Wright. Brindza had a very good preseason in his three appearances for the Lions, as a placekicker, kickoff … 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

Lions practice at Edsel Ford H.S. in front of first responders

On Monday, the Detroit Lions traveled almost two miles west on Rotunda Drive from their Allen Park training facility to practice at Edsel Ford High School in Dearborn. The practice was not open to the general public but was part of the team’s “First Responders Appreciation Night.” The practice was a typical Detroit training camp practice, … Read more

Preseason Report: Lions vs. Jets – Special Teams

The Detroit Lions beat the New York Jets 23-3 in their first preseason game of 2015. From a special teams standpoint, most of my observations are positive, beginning with second-string kicker Kyle Brindza. Brindza, an undrafted free agent rookie from Notre Dame (and local high school star), not only handled place-kicking duties, but had the … 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

Breaking down the Detroit Lions rookies

As training camp approaches, the rookies on the Detroit Lions have put in their work in offseason OTA’s and are now about to see what they are really made of. This is when we will see which of the rookies on the roster will either earn jobs with the Lions or for the not so fortunate … Read more