RUMOR: Jared Cook a possible target for the Lions

NFL: NFC Divisional-Green Bay Packers at Dallas Cowboys

Rumors are swirling today about the possibility of tight end Jared Cook joining the Detroit Lions. Report: Lions Showing Interest In TE Jared Cook https://t.co/zjB2C5CGz9 #Lions @burchie_kid — 97.1 The Ticket: (@971theticketxyt) March 9, 2017 https://twitter.com/pfr_lions/status/839869001220042753 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

Rams punter commits personal foul on former Lion Cliff Avril [VIDEO]

Wait….what? Have you ever seen the words ‘punter’ and ‘personal foul’ in the same sentence? Nope, we haven’t either. This makes as much sense as deep sea astronomy. But it happened on Sunday. In a game between the St. Louis Rams and the Seattle Seahawks, Rams punter John Hekker is the culprit of a 15-yard penalty. Hekker punts … 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

Stafford’s poor start, crucial officiating mistake too much to overcome, Lions fall to the Rams 21-14

The Detroit Lions couldn’t complete their comeback effort after trailing the St. Louis Rams 21-7 late in the fourth quarter. Despite recovering an onside kick with 2:03 left to play after closing within seven points, the Lions failed to seriously threaten and fell to the Rams 21-14. An errant snap on 4th and 3 sent … Read more

Matthew Stafford breaks NFL record for fastest to 25,000 yards

In the third quarter of today’s matchup with the St. Louis Rams, Matthew Stafford broke the NFL record for fewest games played to reach 25,000 passing yards. In reaching the milestone in just 90 career games, Stafford beat the record of Miami Dolphins’ great, Dan Marino, who reached the 25,000 yard milestone in his 92nd career … 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

Rashean Mathis worries about concussions in NFL; will donate brain to research after death

Two weeks ago, the Detroit Lions placed CB Rashean Mathis on IR due to a concussion. While it’s certainly possible that Mathis could’ve been cleared to play by season’s end, both the Lions and Mathis felt it was best to shut him down so that he could focus on his health. For Mathis, now 35 … Read more

JUST IN: Rams’ Stedman Bailey shot in head, surgery scheduled

Disturbing news is being reported tonight that St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey has been shot in the head and is thought to have non-life-threatening injuries. Further details are not available at this time. A Rams source confirmed to me that Stedman Bailey was involved in shooting incident & suffered a head wound. Not … Read more