Detroit Lions final 53-man roster prediction

The Detroit Lions completed the preseason in dominant fashion against the Buffalo Bills. With most starters having the night off, it was a great opportunity for the back-ups to show their stuff. Some made a bigger impression than others. Here is our best guess on how the Lions final 53-man roster will shake out.

Detroit Lions: Observations from Preseason Week 4

It’s the final week of preseason and the last opportunity for bubble players to make their mark. With the 53-roster set to be finalized Saturday afternoon, the Detroit Lions brass probably already has a good idea of who they plan on keeping and releasing. A real special game from an individual could do just enough … Read more

WATCH: Dwayne Washington takes 58-yard rush for a touchdown

On the third play of the Detroit Lions‘ final preseason game of 2016 against the Buffalo Bills, rookie running back Dwayne Washington pretty much solidified himself as a member of the final 53-man roster for the Lions. Washington took a hand-off from quarterback Dan Orlovsky to the outside, eluded a tackle near the sidelines that … Read more

Detroit Lions: Observations from Preseason Week 3

The third preseason game is supposed to be the dress rehearsal for the regular season, but the Detroit Lions looked as if they were unaware. After eight first-half penalties, the Lions entered the second half down 20-6. Their three personal fouls were reminiscent of the Jim Schwartz era. Not only was the offense kept out of … Read more

Lions RB Dwayne Washington eerily similar to Cardinals RB David Johnson

The hype train is full speed ahead for seventh-round rookie Dwayne Washington. After playing well enough to displace former 1,000-yard rusher Stevan Ridley, it’s time to look a little bit deeper into just what the Detroit Lions have at running back. When comparing running styles and athletic ability, Washington compares to another young player on the Arizona Cardinals. … Read more

Detroit Lions coaches ‘impressed’ with RB Dwayne Washington

There might not be another player on the Detroit Lions roster who has helped his stock more than rookie Dwayne Washington. Not only did he leapfrog fellow running backs Stevan Ridley, who was cut from the team Thursday morning, and George Winn in the preseason carry order, he has also made quite the impression on head … Read more

Detroit Lions 53-man roster projections

The Detroit Lions go into the 2016 season with more depth than they have had in a long time. New GM Bob Quinn made a point to have competition at every single position to limit complacency. It is not always a good problem when you are searching for players to step up and have more quantity … Read more

5 surprising Detroit Lions on the roster bubble

At the start of training camp, there were quite a few Detroit Lions who seemingly had their roster spot locked up. Due to injuries, some free-agent additions, or just flat-out underperformance, they now find themselves in a position they would rather not be in. Here are five Lions players who should be slightly worried regarding their roster … Read more

Meet some of the Detroit Lions’ newest players

Every season it seems as though all 32 NFL teams have at least a few fresh faces on their roster. For the Detroit Lions, the upcoming 2016 campaign provides plenty of new faces on their respective roster. Ranging from both the offensive and defensive side of the football, the new additions the Lions have can … Read more

Caldwell on RB Stevan Ridley: ‘He’s one of those guys who can do a little bit of everything’

With a young running back stable that already consisted of Ameer Abdullah, Zach Zenner, Theo Riddick, and George Winn, the Lions jumped at the opportunity this offseason to sign an experienced veteran in Stevan Ridley. Prior to the insertion of Ridley, the four backs already on the roster only had seven years of combined NFL experience. Ridley himself has been in … Read more

Keeping coach Caldwell is Lions GM Quinn’s ‘best decision’

First-year general manager Bob Quinn has made numerous off-season moves in his short tenure as the personnel decision maker for the Detroit Lions. In free agency, he brought in familiar NFL names such as wide receiver Marvin Jones and running back Stevan Ridley. Through the 2016 NFL draft, Quinn scored two renowned linemen in offensive tackle … Read more

Jim Bob Cooter believes Theo Riddick can play a bigger role in Lions run game

Lions running back Theo Riddick, who has been featured as more of a passing option from the backfield in his three years with the team, has yet to be used in a prominent role in the running game. Can he be a legitimate option in the run game? “I believe he will. Yeah, I believe he … Read more

Zach Zenner: ‘I’m absolutely back, 100 percent’

Since suffering a serious chest injury during Week 6 against the Chicago Bears last season, Zach Zenner has been on the road to recovery to get himself into good enough shape so he could once again step foot on the football field. Zenner suffered a partially collapsed lung and fractured four ribs in five different … Read more

Lions’ players pay tribute to Muhammad Ali

The news sent shock waves throughout the sporting world. Muhammad Ali tragically passed away this past Friday, June 3rd at the age of 74. Ali was one of the most iconic figures that the world of sports has ever seen. His catchphrase ‘float like a butterfly, sting like a bee’ is one of the most … Read more

Lions seventh round pick Dwayne Washington learning play book while in Washington

Talk about an uphill battle. Lions running back Dwayne Washington, taken in the seventh round of this year’s draft, is still in Washington finishing up his online classes. He won’t make his way back over to Michigan until after the University of Washington‘s commencement ceremony on June 11. He hasn’t let that stop him from learning the … Read more