Check the report: Ebron, Riddick, Washington and Ngata back at it

Luckily for the Detroit Lions, quarterback Matthew Stafford has been able to carry a team riddled with notable injuries the last few weeks. It would appear that the Lions are about to get a shot in the arm as a few key players dressed for Wednesday’s practice. Despite only being limited, defensive tackle Haloti Ngata (shoulder), … 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 waive LB Zaviar Gooden

Despite playing an important role in the Detroit Lions defense on Sunday, linebacker Zaviar Gooden has been waived. After being promoted from the practice squad because of the immense amount of injuries at the linebacker position, Gooden secured three tackles in the team’s 34-27 loss to the Green Bay Packers. DeAndre Levy (quad) and Antwione Williams (hamstring) both missed Sunday’s game because of various … Read more

Abundance of injuries at linebacker putting Lions in tough spot

It’s been one injury after another for the Lions lately, especially at the linebacker position. After numerous players went down in Sunday’s 16-15 loss to the Tennessee Titans, the Lions are considering their options leading up to this weekend’s game against the Green Bay Packers. As it stands right now, the only two healthy linebackers on the roster are Tahir … Read more

Teryl Austin expects DeAndre Levy will play Sunday

Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy missed practice on Wednesday while nursing a quadriceps injury, but defensive coordinator Teryl Austin expects to see him suit up for the home opener on Sunday. “I’m planning on having him,” Austin told the Detroit Free Press. Although the defense as a whole struggled at times, Levy finished last weekend’s 39-35 victory over the Indianapolis Colts … Read more

Top 5 Detroit Lions who will surprise in 2016

There are plenty of players throughout the NFL that year in and year out end up having ‘surprise’ seasons. Whether it’s a breakout season for a young player or a craft veteran that ends up putting up numbers that you might not have seen him put up in a number of years. It’s always nice … 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: 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

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

Day 8 highlights from Detroit Lions OTAs

On Tuesday, the Detroit Lions concluded their penultimate practice out of the nine scheduled OTAs. It was also announced that head coach Jim Caldwell decided to give the players a rest and not use all of their NFL allotted ten OTA practices. The players will now have Wednesday off and will finish their spring practices on Thursday. … 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