Report: Minnesota Vikings will be without WR Adam Thielen vs. Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions are dealing with several injuries, notably their starting quarterback Matthew Stafford, as they head into their divisional matchup this afternoon against the Minnesota Vikings. But the Vikings are dealing with a few banged up bodies of their own. Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Minnesota wide receiver Adam Thielen is listed as doubtful and … Read more

Player Profile: Get to know new Lions RT Ricky Wagner

By signing the best right tackle on the free agency market, the Lions have taken a big step towards shoring up what was (and has been) arguably their biggest problem area. Although his contract is monstrous, the Lions decided to back the proverbial dump truck full of money into the driveway of tackle Ricky Wagner, to the tune of … Read more

Lions GM Bob Quinn confirms contract discussions with Riley Reiff, Larry Warford

NFL: Combine

General manager Bob Quinn fielded questions from the media Wednesday at the NFL combine on behalf of the Detroit Lions. During his address, he confirmed the beginning of negotiations with offensive linemen Riley Reiff and Larry Warford. The two linemen made up the right side of the Lions young offensive line last season. It also … Read more

How to solve the Detroit Lions offensive line dilemma

NFL: Tennessee Titans at Detroit Lions

If there is one position group that has been historically plagued by underperformance and spoiled potential it’s definitely (with the defensive backs a close second) the Detroit Lions offensive line. This has been the case for as long as I’ve been alive – a little over a quarter of a century – and the team’s … Read more

5 positions the Detroit Lions must improve to win big in 2017

NFL: NFC Wild Card-Detroit Lions at Seattle Seahawks

2016 was an interesting season, to say the least for the Detroit Lions. After an awful start, fans were calling for the heads of the coaching staff, and all looked lost. But, as we know, things turned around quickly and the Lions started winning football games and took over first place in the NFC North. … Read more

DSN: 2016 Detroit Lions Player Awards

The Detroit Lions season is over and players have been notably absent from postseason awards lists, Pro Bowl ballots, and All-Pro selections. Despite a disappointing end to the season, many Lions had a standout year and we’re here to recognize them. From the obvious (team MVP was a real nail biter) to the obscure (best … Read more

5 Players the Detroit Lions MUST re-sign

The Detroit Lions have several players who are pending free agents this offseason. Bob Quinn will have some important choices to make as to who he should keep and who he should let walk. There are five players in particular that Quinn and the Lions must re-sign for 2017.

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

Riley Reiff OUT vs. Seahawks, DeAndre Levy active

The Detroit Lions have officially ruled out right tackle Riley Reiff for their Wild Card showdown with the Seattle Seahawks. That’s in addition to already being without the services of Travis Swanson, who was declared inactive earlier in the week. #Lions inactives for #DETvsSEA: Jake RudockJace BillingsleyAlex CarterMike BurtonAntwione WilliamsTravis SwansonRiley Reiff — Detroit Lions … Read more

Detroit Lions injury update: C Travis Swanson ruled out for playoff game

According to Detroit Lions senior writer and insider Tim Twentyman, the Lions will be without Travis Swanson during Saturday’s Wild Card showdown with the Seattle Seahawks. C Travis Swanson (Concussion) has been downgraded to OUT for Saturday's game. — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) January 7, 2017 In addition, DeAndre Levy, Riley Reiff, and Andre Roberts are … Read more

Jim Caldwell deserves credit for Lions’ success

When Bob Quinn was hired as the new general manager for the Detroit Lions, many thought that the Jim Caldwell era in Detroit was over. However, Quinn decided to keep Caldwell as head coach, and it was thought that Caldwell was simply a bridge coach for a year until Quinn could bring his guy in. The … 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: Ebron, Riddick, Washington and Ngata back at it

Luckily for the Detroit Lions, quarterback Matthew Stafford has been able to carry a team riddled with notable injuries the last few weeks. It would appear that the Lions are about to get a shot in the arm as a few key players dressed for Wednesday’s practice. Despite only being limited, defensive tackle Haloti Ngata (shoulder), … 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