Washington Football Team decides on new general manager

According to a report from John Kleim, former Detroit Lions GM Martin Mayhew will be the new general manager of the Washington Football Team. Mayhew, who is 55, was GM of the Lions from 2008-2015. Most recently, he served as vice president of player personnel for the San Francisco 49ers. Per source: Martin mayhew will … Read more

Martin Mayhew could soon interview for Washington GM position

Former Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew has drawn the interest of The Washington Football Team. According to Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post, Washington has officially requested permission from the San Francisco 49ers to interview Mayhew for their open GM position; Mayhew currently serves as San Francisco’s VP of player personnel. The Washington Football … Read more

Lions RB Ameer Abdullah was almost an Arizona Cardinal

With the new Amazon Prime series “All or Nothing” set to debut tomorrow, some sneak peeks have been revealed for viewers on what the show has in store. The eight-episode documentary focuses on the 2015 Arizona Cardinals entire season, including the NFL draft. During one released scene, the Cardinals sit at pick No. 55 in last year’s … Read more

Lions SS Isaiah Johnson continues interim first-team duties

Before the commencement of offseason practices, not many Detroit Lion followers pegged SS Isaiah Johnson as a candidate to make the final roster, yet alone start. With offseason acquisitions Rafael Bush, Tavon Wilson, S/CB Johnson Bademosi and fourth-round selection Miles Killebrew, it was logical to assume that there would be no room at the inn for the second-year Johnson. … Read more

GM Quinn not building Lions the ‘Patriot way’

The “Patriot way” has been a buzz word around Detroit since the hiring of new GM, Bob Quinn. After developing for 16-years within the successful New England Patriots system, many assumed he would transfer all the customs and routines he learned in the process to the Lions. No doubt, he will be heavily influenced by his … Read more

Giants hire ex-Lions GM Martin Mayhew to their front office

The New York Giants announced the hiring of former Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew on Thursday. Mayhew will serve as the Giants director of football operations and special projects and will also help Giants assistant general manager Kevin Abrams on details with salary cap issues, CBA compliance, and player contract negotiations. Mayhew, who was … Read more

Lions personnel exec Brian Xanders interviews with Cleveland

Brian Xanders, a senior personnel executive for the Detroit Lions, interviewed with the Cleveland Browns regarding their unoccupied vice president of player personnel position. The meeting took place on Tuesday in Mobile, Ala., where Xanders is scouting the Senior Bowl still donning Honolulu blue. He may not be representing that color for too much longer. If Xanders were … Read more

The Detroit Lions middle linebacker dilemma 

Who would you rather have as your starting middle linebacker, a 25-year-old, athletic, up and coming thumper, or an aging, overpaid and declining veteran? Clearly, the first option is the choice without any second thoughts. The Detroit Lions are in this exact predicament as we speak. Stephen Tulloch, 31, has been a mainstay at the … Read more

Detroit Lions? Playoffs? It’s very possible

After getting dump-trucked by the Kansas City Chiefs 45-10 across the pond in London three weeks ago, team owner Martha Ford abruptly fired now former team president Tom Lewand and General Manager Martin Mayhew. Since then, the Detroit Lions have won back-to-back games for the first time since winning in weeks 15 and 16 last season. Based purely on results so far, … Read more

The case for keeping Matthew Stafford

One of the most talked about subjects since the firing of offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi has been if the Detroit Lions should still stick with Matthew Stafford as their starting QB for the future. After the firings of Tom Lewand and Martin Mayhew, the questions surrounding Stafford seemed to be at an all-time high after … Read more

Martha Ford meets with Lions players, makes expectations clear

On Monday, just four days following the firing of general manager Martin Mayhew and team president Tom Lewand, Detroit Lions owner Martha Ford met with the players to discuss her expectations moving forward. The meeting itself lasted for roughly five minutes and during that time Ford was able to introduce the replacements for Mayhew and … Read more