3 Former Detroit Lions (current San Francisco 49ers) say team cultures are very different

One thing is for certain. There is a growing number of former Detroit Lions players who do not have many good things to say about the culture with their former team. Heck, even Richard Sherman came out and said he turned down $20 million guaranteed from the Lions because he did not like their culture … Read more

BREAKING: Detroit Lions trade OL Laken Tomlinson to San Francisco 49ers

When the Detroit Lions drafted offensive guard Laken Tomlinson with the 28th pick of the 2015 NFL Draft, the hope was he would end up solidifying the position for years to come. Well, according to reports, the Tomlinson experiment is over as he has been traded to the San Francisco 49ers for a 2019 5th round draft … Read more

Detroit Lions Position Battles: Offensive Line

As the NFL preseason continues along, there are sure to be surprise performers, as well as performances that don’t live up to expectations. All of these performances lead to the culmination of the final roster. We’re still three weeks away from the conclusion of the preseason, but the question that follows all 32 teams through … Read more

5 things to keep an eye on at Detroit Lions OTAs

NFL: Preseason-Detroit Lions at Baltimore Ravens

With the bulk of the free agent signings in the books, along with the NFL Draft being completed, it’s time to shift our focus to OTAs for the Detroit Lions. Those practices begin on Tuesday and there are some intriguing things that Lions fan should be paying attention to moving forward. Here are 5 things … Read more

How to solve the Detroit Lions offensive line dilemma

NFL: Tennessee Titans at Detroit Lions

If there is one position group that has been historically plagued by underperformance and spoiled potential it’s definitely (with the defensive backs a close second) the Detroit Lions offensive line. This has been the case for as long as I’ve been alive – a little over a quarter of a century – and the team’s … Read more

DSN: 2016 Detroit Lions Player Awards

The Detroit Lions season is over and players have been notably absent from postseason awards lists, Pro Bowl ballots, and All-Pro selections. Despite a disappointing end to the season, many Lions had a standout year and we’re here to recognize them. From the obvious (team MVP was a real nail biter) to the obscure (best … Read more

5 Players who will not be on the Detroit Lions next season

Despite making a playoff appearance and proving many doubters wrong, the Detroit Lions are still a long way from being Super Bowl contenders. General manager Bob Quinn will have some difficult choices to make this offseason as the Lions have several pending free agents and several weak spots on the roster. Five players in particular … Read more

Lions guard Larry Warford appears ready to test free agent market

During the Detroit Lions‘ annual process of cleaning out their lockers of their practice facility in Allen Park, guard Larry Warford went through the usual cliches of saying how much he loves playing in Detroit, that he’d love to be back, he loves his teammates and coaches, and so on. But his rookie contract has … 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

Riley Reiff OUT vs. Seahawks, DeAndre Levy active

The Detroit Lions have officially ruled out right tackle Riley Reiff for their Wild Card showdown with the Seattle Seahawks. That’s in addition to already being without the services of Travis Swanson, who was declared inactive earlier in the week. #Lions inactives for #DETvsSEA: Jake RudockJace BillingsleyAlex CarterMike BurtonAntwione WilliamsTravis SwansonRiley Reiff — Detroit Lions … Read more

Detroit Lions injury update: C Travis Swanson ruled out for playoff game

According to Detroit Lions senior writer and insider Tim Twentyman, the Lions will be without Travis Swanson during Saturday’s Wild Card showdown with the Seattle Seahawks. C Travis Swanson (Concussion) has been downgraded to OUT for Saturday's game. — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) January 7, 2017 In addition, DeAndre Levy, Riley Reiff, and Andre Roberts are … 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

Check the Report – Ezekiel Ansah is back in action, most of the Lions offense out

DE Ziggy Ansah participant in open portion of practice. First time since going out early in Game 2. — Mike O'Hara (@MikeOHaraNFL) October 12, 2016 For the first time since going out in Game 2 with a high ankle sprain, Ziggy Ansah has returned to the practice field. While this provides a much-needed boost to … 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

Caldwell expects good plays, bad plays with Taylor Decker and Laken Tomlinson

With young and inexperienced pieces in place on the Lions offensive line, head coach Jim Caldwell seems rather encouraged by the play he has seen from the youngsters, most notably Laken Tomlinson and Taylor Decker. He is also quite understanding that not every play will be perfect, but expects both players to continue to improve. “I think it was … Read more

6 Most important Detroit Lions players for 2016

The Detroit Lions, like most NFL teams in August, have plenty of questions heading into the 2016 season. While Detroit needs improvement across the board, the performance of these players will be especially important if Detroit hopes to make the postseason.