Rod Wood says Detroit Lions will encourage face coverings for fans at Ford Field

The sports world was turned upside down last year thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, and professional sports didn’t look or feel quite the same without fans in the stands. Of course, the Detroit Lions and most NFL teams played the 2020 campaign sans any fans (with exceptions for select family members) actually sitting in seats, … Read more

Detroit Lions president Rod Wood’s evaluation of the Campbell/Holmes regime will make fans smile

Another season of Detroit Lions football is right around the corner, and the roster that’s undergone a big turnover during the offseason continues to take shape as their exhibition schedule draws to a close. Of course, some of the more notable new faces in the Motor City include new head coach Dan Campbell as well … Read more

Calvin Johnson spikes ball on Detroit Lions, Rod Wood during Hall of Fame press conference

NFL: Philadelphia Eagles at Detroit Lions

Calvin Johnson was selected by the Detroit Lions with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft and that is where he stayed for his entire nine-year career. During those nine seasons with the Lions, he was six-time Pro Bowler and a three-time NFL All-Pro while being one of the most dominant players … Read more

Rod Wood discusses ticket prices and fan attendance for 2021

NFL: Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions

The state of Michigan recently announced new COVID-19 restrictions that included updated capacity restrictions for entertainment venues. Sports stadiums with a maximum seating capacity of more than 10,000 people can have up to 750 fans in attendance. Detroit Lions president Rod Wood, while meeting virtually with media members this afternoon, touched on the subject and … Read more

Rod Wood says Detroit Lions are ‘actively working’ with Calvin Johnson on celebrations

It’s no secret that the relationship between the Deroit Lions and former Pro Bowl wide receiver Calvin Johnson isn’t exactly on the best of terms right now. Following his retirement in 2015, he was asked by the team to repay $1.6 million of his $3.2 million signing bonus signing bonus he received in the past. … Read more

Rod Wood says Detroit’s a ‘serious contender’ to host future NFL Draft

Could the NFL Draft soon be coming to the Motor City? According to Detroit Lions team president Rod Wood, it’s a distinct possibility. Wood stated this afternoon that the city of Detroit is “in the mix” to host an upcoming NFL Draft, and mentioned 2024 as a possibility. Rod Wood: The Lions are "in the … Read more

Shelia Ford Hamp, Rod Wood release statements after Detroit Lions hire Brad Holmes

Earlier today, news broke that the Detroit Lions would be hiring Brad Holmes to be their next GM. The Lions have since made the hire official and owner Sheila Ford Hamp and team president Rod Wood have released statements regarding their decision. Shelia Ford Hamp “On behalf of the entire Lions organization, I am thrilled … Read more

Brad Holmes flying to Detroit for second interview with Lions

The search for the next general manager of the Detroit Lions continues, and right now, it seems as though one candidate may have emerged as the front-runner. Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Brad Holmes is traveling to Detroit to meet personally with the Lions. Holmes, who is the director of college scouting for the Los Angeles … Read more

Calvin Johnson says Detroit Lions GM Rod Wood just lied to the media and the fans

NFL: Oakland Raiders at Detroit Lions

The history between Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions is well-documented. Calvin retired early, the Lions made him pay back a substantial amount of money, Calvin is pissed, the two sides are on bad terms, Calvin said it will remain that way until the Lions pay him back, the Lions insist they want Calvin to … Read more

Rod Wood may have just given away Matthew Stafford’s future with Detroit Lions

Will Matthew Stafford be the quarterback for the Detroit Lions when the 2021 season begins? That is one of the biggest questions the Lions face this offseason as they decide on whether it is time to rebuild or if they want to build upon what they already have in place. On Tuesday, Lions team president … Read more

Taylor Decker has message for Detroit Lions team president Rod Wood and he intends to tell him

The Detroit Lions have quite a few huge decisions to make during the upcoming offseason including hiring a new general manager and head coach, who will reportedly then decide on the fate of quarterback, Matthew Stafford. Chris Spielman was recently hired to help advise Lions team president Rod Wood and owner Sheila Ford Hamp but … Read more

Darrell Bevell reveals Rod Wood involved in Lions roster conversations

Detroit Lions interim head coach Darrell Bevell met virtually with media members this afternoon following his first win since his promotion following the dismissal of head coach Matt Patricia, and revealed that team president Rod Wood is involved in player conversations. Embed from Getty Images “Well, I mean he’s definitely involved in the conversation, yes,” … Read more

Sheila Ford Hamp: Take your hands off your face and say something!

We have seen enough. Well, actually, I have been saying that for two years now but hey, some people take longer to catch on than others. On Thanksgiving, the Detroit Lions had an opportunity to make all of our days a little bit better by defeating an average (at best) Houston Texans team at Ford … Read more