Detroit Lions have faith in cornerbacks Nevin Lawson and Quandre Diggs

Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn has faith in the Lions secondary. A faith that Lions fans have not felt in a long time. The Lions chose not to pick a cornerback in the 2016 NFL Draft, a gesture of confidence for a young secondary that will be looking to make a big impact on … Read more

Defensive coordinator Teryl Austin ‘ready’ to be a head coach

Having coached the Detroit Lions’ defense to a #2 overall league rank back in 2014, Teryl Austin was a hot commodity to land a possible head coaching position following the season. Austin had interviewed with the Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills, San Francisco 49ers, Chicago Bears and turned down an interview with the Denver Broncos. Even … Read more

Lions corner back Nevin Lawson appears ready to start opposite Darius Slay

One of the biggest questions surrounding the Detroit Lions in 2016 is who will start at cornerback opposite Darius Slay. The likely candidates for the number two spot on the depth chart are Alex Carter, Quandre Diggs, and Nevin Lawson. Lawson looks to have the inside track as of now after replacing an injured Rashean Mathis … Read more

2016 Detroit Lions: Better or worse by position

The goal for every team each offseason is to improve. It is no different for GM Bob Quinn and the Detroit Lions. After not “winning” the free-agency period or having the “sexy” draft, there has been plenty of doubt surrounding the Lions increment of improvement relative to other teams. Quinn has built his team through … Read more

Detroit Lions: 7-Round NFL Draft Player Guide

There are plenty of roster holes the Detroit Lions could fill with their ten picks in the 2016 NFL draft. Although only a few glaring needs exist, there is always room for improvement at other positions. Projected Draft Strategy: Offensive Line- It doesn’t make a ton of sense to draft an offensive tackle in round one who can’t … Read more

Detroit Lions: B/R’s top 101 CBs in 2015

Matt Miller of Bleacher Report recently ranked his top 101 corners based off of the 2015 season. Four Lions players made the list and some were higher than others. Slay was the most impressive grade and came in above some big-time players. Check out below where each Lion fell on the list. Per Matt Miller, NFL Draft … Read more

Detroit Lions: To draft or not to draft a CB

With ten picks in the upcoming NFL draft, the Detroit Lions will be able to attack their weaknesses and build depth at multiple positions. The Lions may appear to be insufficient at the corner spot, but in actuality, the team has quite a bit of depth behind returning starters Darius Slay, Nevin Lawson, and Quandre Diggs. … Read more

Detroit Lions 2015 End of Season Report Card 

The Detroit Lions’ 2015 season was a tough one to grade as a whole. For one half of the season, the Lions looked like the worst team in the league. The second half, they looked like the playoff team many thought they could be. Ultimately, your final record indicates what type of team you are and … Read more

Rashean Mathis: ‘If I’m not here, then I’m nowhere’

Detroit Lions cornerback Rashean Mathis has grown quite fond of the Motor City in his three years of service with the team. So much so, that he plans to retire if the Lions choose not to bring him back next season. “If I’m not here, then I’m nowhere,” Mathis told the Detroit Free Press. He does have … Read more

Detroit Lions Week 17 Injury Report: Travis Swanson listed as ‘Out’

When the Detroit Lions take the field against the Chicago Bears on Sunday they will be without their starting center, Travis Swanson. Swanson suffered a shoulder injury last week against the San Francisco 49ers and will not be able to give it a go. He is officially listed as ‘out.’ In addition, defensive end Jason … Read more

Lions CB Alex Carter placed on season-ending IR

The Detroit Lions have placed rookie cornerback, Alex Carter, on season-ending IR. The Lions third-round selection out of Stanford never saw any game action as he began the season on the designated to return injured reserve. After his eight weeks on short-term IR concluded, he was practicing and eligible for activation for the past three weeks, … Read more

Detroit Lions Week 11 Injury Report

Fresh off a world-shocking victory at Lambeau Field against the Green Bay Packers, the Detroit Lions are going through final preparations to prepare for the Oakland Raiders, as they visit Ford Field this Sunday. Although the Lions were fortunate enough to come out with the victory last weekend, that particular game took a toll on the team, especially in … Read more

Preseason Report: Lions vs. Jets – Special Teams

The Detroit Lions beat the New York Jets 23-3 in their first preseason game of 2015. From a special teams standpoint, most of my observations are positive, beginning with second-string kicker Kyle Brindza. Brindza, an undrafted free agent rookie from Notre Dame (and local high school star), not only handled place-kicking duties, but had the … 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

Nevin Lawson: ‘I think I’m 100%’

Nevin Lawson, who dislocated his foot in Week 2 against the Carolina Panthers, is apparently back to 100%. After missing the rest of the season last year and not participating in offseason workouts with the team, Lawson could still be put on the PUP (physically unable to perform) list to start camp. That decision will be … Read more