2017 Detroit Lions Midseason Awards

Heading into the 2017 season, the hope was the Detroit Lions, who looked to have a very difficult schedule early on, would weather the storm and give themselves a shot at getting into playoff contention by the time the later weeks rolled around. Well, the Lions did just that and following a win on Monday Night … Read more

BREAKING: Detroit Lions sign K Matt Prater to 3-year extension

This coming weekend, the Detroit Lions will look to improve upon their 3-3 record when they host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday Night Football. In advance of the big game, the Lions are expected to announce a big roster move. According to NFL insider Ian Rapoport, Pro Bowl kicker Matt Prater has agreed to a 3-year, … Read more

MUST SEE: Detroit Lions first quarter grades are in

Call it luck, expected, surprising, or whatever adjective you wish. The fact of the matter is that the Detroit Lions have reached the quarter-mark of the season with a 3-1 record. Sure, some have underachieved. But thankfully, some have overachieved as well. Is this team’s performance through four games something that can reasonably be expected … Read more

Matt Prater: Best kicker in NFL?

NFL: NFC Wild Card-Detroit Lions at Seattle Seahawks

As Lions fans, there have been very few things that make us feel comfortable throughout a game over the years. Thankfully, the kicking game is and has been something that generally puts our minds at ease, and that’s all thanks to one person: Matt Prater. For the first time since Jason Hanson retired, there is a … Read more

Holy Bleep! Matt Prater bounces in 56-yard field goal to give Lions 17-7 lead

NFL: NFC Wild Card-Detroit Lions at Seattle Seahawks

So far so good! The Detroit Lions have controlled the first half of their Monday Night Football game against the New York Giants as Matthew Stafford has tossed a couple of touchdowns, one to Eric Ebron and one to Marvin Jones. But one of the best moments of the first half came late in the second … Read more

JUST IN: Detroit Lions ‘utility man’ named NFC Player of the Week

On Sunday, the Detroit Lions defeated the Arizona Cardinals in Week 1 of the NFL Season. Though there were a number of players who stood out for the Lions, it was kicker Matt Prater who earned the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week award for his outstanding performance against the Cardinals. 👏👏👏 @MattPrater_5 pic.twitter.com/XujqMge4wJ — … Read more

Grading the Detroit Lions: Week 1 vs. Arizona Cardinals

WOOOOOOOOOO, DNL! Different New Lions! That was the feeling around the Motor City after the Detroit Lions put a sluggish first half behind them and exploded for 26 points in the second half of a 35-23 win over the Arizona Cardinals. There was A LOT to hate early on, and a lot to love overall, … Read more

Recap: Lions down the Jets 16-6 in second pre-season game

In week two of the 2017 NFL Preseason, the Detroit Lions hosted the New York Jets in a cross conference showdown. Both teams entered the game with a record of 1-0-0 after successfully defeating their opponents in week one. The Jets started off with the football and immediately ran into trouble with the Detroit defense. Two Bilal … Read more

Top 5 Detroit Lions to draft in your fantasy football league

NFL: NFC Wild Card-Detroit Lions at Seattle Seahawks

It’s about that time, Nation. As all 32 NFL clubs prepare for the preseason and training camps get underway, fans around the country start breaking down the players and putting together a big board for their respective fantasy football draft(s). Whether you’re participating in two or twenty fantasy football leagues this year, there’s no doubt … Read more

Lions DB coach: Darius Slay ‘doing his part’ to get more interceptions

NFL: Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions

While interceptions go a long ways to determine a cornerback’s effectiveness in today’s NFL, they aren’t the only thing that determines a player’s worth at the position. Despite a lack of interceptions over the course of his career, Lions corner Darius Slay has proven that. Slay, who was selected with the 36th overall pick in the 2013 draft, has … Read more

Rumor: Detroit Lions 2017 Season Schedule Leaks

NFL: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions

While the official NFL schedule hasn’t yet been released, the Detroit Lions reportedly know the dates of some of their games, including two Monday Night Football appearances, as well as a familiar opponent on Thanksgiving. According to WFAN’s Mike Francesa, the Detroit Lions will face the New York Giants in Week 2 of the schedule and … Read more