RUMOR: Jared Cook a possible target for the Lions

Rumors are swirling today about the possibility of tight end Jared Cook joining the Detroit Lions. Report: Lions Showing Interest In TE Jared Cook #Lions @burchie_kid — 97.1 The Ticket: (@971theticketxyt) March 9, 2017 Detroit currently employs the services of Eric Ebron at the tight end spot. Should they be able to sign Cook away from … Read more

LaDainian Tomlinson says Lions’ Ameer Abdullah needs sidekick

The Detroit Lions ranked 30th in the league in rushing in 2016. Only the St. Louis Rams and the Minnesota Vikings rushed for fewer yards on the season. The Lions 3.7 yards per rushing attempt ranked 6th worst in the NFL. Detroit needs help on the offensive line but many believe they also need help in … Read more

Barry Sanders ‘Monday Night Football’ Intro

October 10, 2011, marked the first Monday Night Football game that would be taking place inside Ford Field. The Detroit Lions played host to their NFC North division rival Chicago Bears. It was the Lions’ first MNF appearance since Week 4 of the regular season in 2001 against the St. Louis Rams. Detroit went onto win the … Read more

Top 10 unexpected heroes in Super Bowl history

[tps_header] When thinking about the history of the Super Bowl, one can’t reminisce without thinking of names like Montana, Elway, Rice and now even Brady. But the big game has also been where lesser known players have had the biggest impact. With Super Bowl week upon us, here is my list of the top 10 unexpected … Read more

Fantasy Football: Top 5 Add/Drops after Week 15

For many leagues, this is championship week. It’s the most important week of the season. Whether it’s been DeAngelo Williams, Doug Baldwin, Tyler Eifert or anybody else, the waiver wire has produced some studs this year. In the final weeks, even with 45 weeks of add/drops behind us, there are still some potential studs out … Read more

DSN NFL Picks: Week 15

The Detroit Lions did not perform as good as they would have like or as some expected last weekend against the St. Louis Rams, despite making a late push and having a chance to take the game to overtime. Now they head down to the Big Easy and square off with the high-scoring New Orleans Saints in the … Read more

Brandon Pettigrew out for game with knee injury

In the second quarter, Brandon Pettigrew went down with a non-contact knee injury and has now been ruled out for the rest of the game. Eric Ebron now stands as the lone active TE for the rest of the game against the St. Louis Rams. Brandon Pettigrew (knee) downgraded to out. #Lions — Josh Katzenstein (@jkatzenstein) December … Read more

Game Preview: Detroit Lions (4-8) @ St. Louis Rams (4-8)

Detroit Lions @ St. Louis Rams Kickoff: 1:00pm EST Where: Edward Jones Dome — St.Louis, MO Weather: Game played indoors TV/Radio: FOX / (97.1 The Ticket) Injury Report Detroit POS. NAME INJURY STATUS DE Ziggy Ansah hamstring/elbow Questionable WR Calvin Johnson ankle Questionable LB Travis Lewis ankle Questionable WR Lance Moore ankle Questionable T Michael Ola knee Questionable S Glover … Read more

Darius Slay teetering on the verge of elite

Darius Slay may be finally living up to his self-proclaimed “Big Play” name. After a rocky start to the season, Slay’s mouth seemed to be bigger than his game. Recently, the Detroit Lions third-year corner has exhibited the immense talent and on-field performance that we all came to expect from our second round pick. Perhaps overshadowed … Read more

Detroit Lions? Playoffs? It’s very possible

After getting dump-trucked by the Kansas City Chiefs 45-10 across the pond in London three weeks ago, team owner Martha Ford abruptly fired now former team president Tom Lewand and General Manager Martin Mayhew. Since then, the Detroit Lions have won back-to-back games for the first time since winning in weeks 15 and 16 last season. Based purely on results so far, … Read more