Lions WR Kenny Golladay is getting rave reviews from teammates and coaches

There is no quicker way to fall into the trap of believing this season of Detroit Lions football is going to be different than any of the past 50 than by following preseason camp closely. With that being said, it is remarkable how much buzz rookie wide receiver Kenny Golladay is getting. Golladay was drafted in … Read more

Detroit Lions receive poor score in Pro Football Focus roster rankings

NFL: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions

Coming off a draft that most thought of as “ok” or maybe even “good”, there was a familiar feeling of optimism coming out of Allen Park surrounding the Detroit Lions. Now that the experts have begun their ranking processes, that optimism might be fading away into obscurity. Pro Football Focus released their roster ratings (pay site) for each … Read more

Lions Free Agent Profile: Cornerback D.J. Hayden

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The Detroit Lions need immediate impacts from their free agent acquisitions, especially young cornerback D.J. Hayden. With a thin line help in the secondary, the former Oakland Raider has a prime opportunity to establish himself with his new franchise. Given some early career struggles, the Lions signed Hayden to a trial run one-year contract worth … 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

WATCH: Christmas caroling with the Detroit Lions

Watch as Darius Slay, Glover Quin and Nevin Lawson of the Detroit Lions spread the holiday cheer by Christmas caroling around downtown Detroit. Below is a clip. If you want to see the full video from the Lions website, click here. Let @GloverQuin27, @_bigplayslay23 and Nevin Lawson get you in the holiday spirit with Christmas … 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: Levy, Slay out this Sunday against Texans

The Detroit Lions have battled back after a disappointing start to the season and are currently riding a three-game winning streak with an overall record of 4-3. The Lions continue to fight injuries, especially on the defensive side of the ball. Today we have an update on the status of Darius Slay and DeAndre Levy. Theo Riddick, Dwayne Washington cleared … 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

Top 5 Detroit Lions who will surprise in 2016

There are plenty of players throughout the NFL that year in and year out end up having ‘surprise’ seasons. Whether it’s a breakout season for a young player or a craft veteran that ends up putting up numbers that you might not have seen him put up in a number of years. It’s always nice … Read more

Detroit Lions final 53-man roster prediction

The Detroit Lions completed the preseason in dominant fashion against the Buffalo Bills. With most starters having the night off, it was a great opportunity for the back-ups to show their stuff. Some made a bigger impression than others. Here is our best guess on how the Lions final 53-man roster will shake out.

Detroit Lions: Observations from Preseason Week 4

It’s the final week of preseason and the last opportunity for bubble players to make their mark. With the 53-roster set to be finalized Saturday afternoon, the Detroit Lions brass probably already has a good idea of who they plan on keeping and releasing. A real special game from an individual could do just enough … Read more

Detroit Lions: Observations from Preseason Week 3

The third preseason game is supposed to be the dress rehearsal for the regular season, but the Detroit Lions looked as if they were unaware. After eight first-half penalties, the Lions entered the second half down 20-6. Their three personal fouls were reminiscent of the Jim Schwartz era. Not only was the offense kept out of … Read more

Darius Slay struggles with Antonio Brown in Lions/Steelers joint practice

It was a tough day at the office for Darius Slay as the Detroit Lions ran a joint practice with the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Steel City. At one point, Antoino Brown was having his way with the Lions cornerback, to the point where he told his teammate Darius Heyward-Bey, “I’m killing him”. Slay was beaten deep on three … Read more

Detroit Lions first string projections

When scanning over the Detroit Lions 2016 roster, you will find plenty of new faces. You will also notice the absence of a few mainstays as well, most notably Calvin Johnson, Joique Bell, and Jason Jones. Despite the losses, Detroit returns a healthy majority of their starters from a year ago. GM Bob Quinn has done and continues … Read more

2016 Detroit Lions starting lineup predictions

The Detroit Lions will begin training camp on July 29th and it time for some pre-camp predictions. When scanning over the Lions roster, you will find plenty of new faces. You will also notice the absence of a few mainstays as well, most notably Calvin Johnson, Joique Bell, and Jason Jones. Despite the losses, Detroit returns a … Read more

5 storylines heading into Lions training camp

The Detroit Lions will enter training camp next Wednesday as they begin to prepare for the 2016 season. Last season the Lions finished 7-9 after a deflating 0-5 start to the season. In the off-season, Detroit lost one of the best players in franchise history as Calvin Johnson decided to hang them up and retire. … Read more