Lions Finish First Round of Roster Cuts, Down to 75

For teams around the NFL, the first round of roster cuts had to be complete by 4:00 pm this afternoon. For the Lions, the deadline came and went without any real surprises. 13 transactions were made over the last couple of days to get the roster down to 75. Here are the players who found … Read more

Ryan Broyles tweets out letter to organization and fans of Detroit

Ryan Broyles will be part of the first round of cuts by the Detroit Lions, but he is remaining classy about the situation. On Monday morning, Broyles tweeted out a letter to the Lions organization and the fans of Detroit. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens" Thank you Detroit pic.twitter.com/6dfkRy2Fe4 — Ryan Broyles … Read more

Caldwell: “Returner by committee, even into regular season”

Lions head coach Jim Caldwell stated in yesterday’s post-practice press conference what I’ve been speculating all pre-season: there is no clear-cut grasp by any player of kick or punt return duties. When asked if the Lions had sorted out the return man competition, Caldwell stated: “No. You probably won’t see a change in that. You’ll … 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

Detroit Lions Training Camp: Position battles and predictions

  [tps_header] Training camp is officially upon us. This is when dreams will be destroyed. The door will be opened, and some are thanked for their hard work during the off-season. Today, we will cover all of the position battles that will take place at camp for the Detroit Lions. To make things a bit … Read more

Detroit Lions receiver T.J. Jones knows nothing is guaranteed

Detroit Lions wide receiver T.J. Jones knows his job status might be on thin ice. After a tremendous college career at Notre Dame, he suffered an arm injury in their bowl game that season and has not yet been able to fully recover. Knowing that wide receivers drafted in the sixth round don’t usually get many second … Read more

Detroit Lions: The Five Forgotten

[tps_header] What has always intrigued me about professional sports (and most forms of entertainment in that matter) is the rise and fall, surprises and letdowns, and hypes and busts of its athletes. One game a player is being lauded as the best thing since sliced bread and the next he’s nothing but an afterthought of … Read more

Lance Moore hopes to rejuvenate career with Lions

A 14 reception season with under 200 yards receiving would mean the end of the road for many NFL wide receivers over the age of 30, but not for Lance Moore.    The 31-year old is coming fresh off his worst statistical season since his rookie year, but he’s hoping to find his old form, … Read more

Five Detroit Lions to keep an eye on in 2015

It’s May in the 365-day whirlwind that is the National Football League.National Football League. The major NFL free agency splurge has passed. The NFL draft has come and gone and undrafted free agents have signed contracts. Tom Brady is in deep cow manure and Odell Beckham Jr. was just announced the new cover boy of … Read more

The Lions of yesterday… today?

The Detroit Lions were a playoff team this past year on the strength of their solid defense led by recent free agent departure Ndamukong Suh. This offseason has started out very much the same as the last time the Lions made the playoffs in 2011. Both offseasons were billed as “Build for Sustainability” offseasons, meant … Read more

Detroit Lions and rest of NFL react on Twitter to worst call ever

When Pete Carroll called a pass on the Seattle Seahawks last offensive play of the game, and it was intercepted, Twitter exploded. Here is a list of tweets from current and former NFL players. I tried to find as many as I could from the Detroit Lions, though they seemed to stay pretty quiet, at … Read more