BREAKING: Former Detroit Lions’ TE waived after failing physical (again)

Not long ago, we were reporting that the Detroit Lions had traded Michael Roberts to the New England Patriots for a late-round draft pick. Embed from Getty Images Then, news broke that the trade was reversed and Roberts was returned to the Lions after he failed a physical with the Patriots. He was then waived … Read more

BREAKING: Former Detroit Lions’ TE Michael Roberts claimed by NFC North team

According to reports, the Green Bay Packers have claimed former Detroit Lions‘ tight end Michael Roberts off waivers. Source: #Packers signed TE Michael Roberts via claim from the #Lions waiver wire. Roberts was previously traded to the #Patriots for a 7th round pick but the deal fall after he failed his physical. — Dov Kleiman … Read more

BREAKING: Detroit Lions/ New England Patriots trade for Michael Roberts falls through

According to the Detroit Lions, their trade with the New England Patriots involving tight end Michael Roberts has been reversed. Roberts was reverted back to the Lions’ roster and then waived. TE Michael Roberts reverted back to the team’s roster, per trade conditions.Subsequently, the Lions announced that they have waived Roberts. — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) … Read more

JUST IN: Detroit Lions’ HC Matt Patricia explains why team traded Michael Roberts to Patriots

On Thursday morning, news broke that the Detroit Lions had traded tight end Michael Roberts to the New England for a future late-round draft pick. Embed from Getty Images In advance of the Lions’ final OTA, head coach Matt Patricia explained why Roberts was dealt, noting “good competition” at the tight end position. “Good competition … Read more

Meinke: 4 Detroit Lions’ players are on the hot seat following NFL Draft

Now that the NFL Draft is complete, it is time to start looking forward to what the Detroit Lions 53-man roster may look like heading into the 2019 season. Like every other year, there is always turnover on NFL rosters and that means some players who were on the team last year may not be … Read more

BREAKING: Detroit Lions place Ezekiel Ansah, Michael Roberts on Reserve-Injured

According to the Detroit Lions, both Ezekiel Ansah and Michael Roberts have been placed in Reserve-Injured and both will miss the remainder of the season. Lions placed DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) and TE Michael Roberts (shoulder) on IR — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) December 11, 2018 Ansah was originally drafted by the Lions in the 1st … Read more

BREAKING: A trio of Detroit Lions absent as Matt Patricia decides to practice in snow

On Thursday, the Detroit Lions continued to make preparations for their upcoming game against the Carolina Panthers as they practiced in the snow. Missing from the open portion of practice were Marvin Jones Jr., Michael Roberts, and A’Shawn Roberts. This is the second-straight day the three have been unable to give it a go. Lions practiced … Read more

BREAKING: Detroit Lions’ Golden Tate and Jarrad Davis both appear on Injury Report

On Friday afternoon, the Detroit Lions released their injury report and it is no surprise that Ezekiel Ansah (shoulder) and Michael Roberts (knee) have already been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Dallas Cowboys. But what is surprising is that Golden Tate (hip) and Jarrad Davis (knee) are both listed as questionable for the … Read more

UH OH! Detroit Lions still missing two players from practice

On Wednesday, the Detroit Lions announced that both defensive end Ezekiel Ansah (shoulder) and tight end Michael Roberts (knee) missed practice. Well, both Ansah and Roberts sat out again on Thursday. Still no DE Ziggy Ansah or TE Michael Roberts at the open portion of Lions practice Thursday. — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) September 27, 2018 … Read more

Injury Report: A pair of Detroit Lions miss practice on Wednesday

As the Detroit Lions continue to prepare for their Week 4 matchup against the Dallas Cowboys, they are without two players. According to reports, both EzekielE Ansah and Michael Roberts did not participate in practice today. No Ziggy Ansah, Mike Roberts at Lions practice today — Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) September 26, 2018 Ansah is still … Read more

Detroit Lions position battles: Wide Receivers/Tight Ends

NFL: Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions

As the NFL pre-season 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

Detroit Lions release first depth chart for 2017 season

NFL: Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions

This coming Sunday, the Detroit Lions will be in Lucas Oil Stadium to take on the Indianapolis Colts in each team’s first preseason game of the 2017 season. On Wednesday morning, the Lions media relations released the first unofficial depth chart of the season and there are a couple of things that stand out. Let’s … Read more