7 potential free agents the Detroit Lions must re-sign

[tps_header] The offseason the Detroit Lions are currently facing could very well be the most important offseason in team history. Not only did the team have to hire a new general manager, which they did in Bob Quinn, but Quinn then had to decide the direction he wanted to take as far as the head … Read more

Lance Moore hoping to be back with Lions in 2016

After a disappointing 2014 campaign with the Pittsburgh Steelers, wide receiver Lance Moore bounced back this season with the Detroit Lions and found his love for football again. Moore will be a free agent this offseason, but has stated that he would like to return to the Lions for 2016. “I’d love to be back … Read more

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

Lions’ T.J. Jones showing promise for the future

All wide receiver, TJ Jones, needed was a chance. That opportunity arose in week 13 after Lance Moore suffered a sprained ankle and was forced to miss time. Jones filled in admirably during Moore’s absence taking over the slot duties in the Detroit Lions offense. Now, even with Moore healthy, Jones still has been receiving a considerable amount of … Read more

Lions players fined for wearing Christmas cleats on MNF

When the Detroit Lions traveled to New Orleans to take on the Saints on Monday Night Football they were in a festive mood. Defensive end Devin Taylor rocked a holiday-themed suit on his way to the stadium while Lance Moore and Eric Ebron both wore Christmas-themed cleats during the game. Well, shockingly, the NFL is now … Read more

Detroit Lions Week 15 Injury Report

As the Lions prepare for their Monday Night Football tilt against the New Orleans Saints, there are five starters who are listed as “questionable,” but are all expected to play. Neither Eric Ebron nor Calvin Johnson practiced on Saturday. Ebron is getting over an illness, and Johnson is still recovering from a nagging ankle injury, but missing practice rarely … Read more

Lions win at Lambeau ‘Restores Hope’ now they must ‘Restore Roar’

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. On Sunday afternoon, the Detroit Lions walked onto Lambeau Field to face … 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

Lions special teams report card: Week 2

Lions special teams report card vs Minnesota Vikings, Week 2 OVERALL: B- For the second week in a row, the special teams units did nothing to directly contribute to the Lions loss but failed to provide any type of spark that is needed when an offense is sputtering. It was interesting to see Lance Moore back … Read more

5 “Non-highlight reel” key plays: Lions vs Vikings

[tps_header] For every NFL game, there are key plays that become turning points of the contest. Some of those plays make the highlight reel–touchdowns, turnovers, long runs, big hits, incredible catches. Other plays, while not so visually pleasing to the casual fan, are the plays that usually help determine who wins, and who loses football … Read more

Lions Finish First Round of Roster Cuts, Down to 75

For teams around the NFL, the first round of roster cuts had to be complete by 4:00 pm this afternoon. For the Lions, the deadline came and went without any real surprises. 13 transactions were made over the last couple of days to get the roster down to 75. Here are the players who found … Read more

Caldwell: “Returner by committee, even into regular season”

Lions head coach Jim Caldwell stated in yesterday’s post-practice press conference what I’ve been speculating all pre-season: there is no clear-cut grasp by any player of kick or punt return duties. When asked if the Lions had sorted out the return man competition, Caldwell stated: “No. You probably won’t see a change in that. You’ll … 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