BREAKING: Lions cut two veteran players

As the Lions move closer and closer to the regular season, and the hope of returning to the playoffs, the roster continues to take shape. Today the Lions cut two veteran players from their roster. Adam Schefter tweeted the news,  “Lions released Wide receiver Keshawn Martin and Tight end Tim Wright.”  Martin saw limited action in … Read more

SIGNING: Detroit Lions bring aboard former Pitt standout Scott Orndoff

With injuries ravaging the Detroit Lions tight ends, the team has made an additional signing to help stop the bleeding. Former Pitt standout Scott Orndoff was signed and is now the ninth tight end on the team’s 90-man roster, joining Eric Ebron, Darren Fells, Michael Roberts, Robert Tonyan, Cole Wick, Khari Lee and Tim Wright. It’s … Read more

Detroit Lions bring back former tight end

The Detroit Lions have made another roster move, waiving TE Brandon Barnes and signing former Lions TE Tim Wright. From DetroitLions.com Wright returns to Detroit after spending the 2015 season with the club, where he was acquired via trade from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He played in nine games (one start) that season and finished … Read more

Lions UDFA TE Cole Wick has legitimate shot to make final 53-man roster

There has been one unfamiliar face making a name for himself at Detroit Lions OTAs. A 6-foot-6, 254-pound tight end from University of the Incarnate Word, has firmly entrenched himself as a darkhorse favorite. Cole Wick went undrafted this year after coming out of a small D-II Catholic school in San Antonio. According to multiple reports, he … Read more

Detroit Lions sign former Central Michigan tight end Ben McCord

According to reports, the Detroit Lions have signed a tight end to replace the injured Tim Wright. The Lions, short-handed at TE after losing Tim Wright, are signing ex-CMU TE Ben McCord. — Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) May 31, 2016 Wright tore his ACL, prompting the team to sign former Central Michigan Chippewa TE Ben McCord. McCord caught 37 … Read more

TE Tim Wright Waived by Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions have chosen to waive TE Tim Wright with an injury designation according to Josh Katzenstein of the Detroit News. Lions waived TE Tim Wright with an injury designation, per the NFL transaction wire. — Josh Katzenstein (@jkatzenstein) May 26, 2016 Since signing with Tampa Bay in 2013 as an undrafted rookie out … Read more

2016 Free Agency Grades: Detroit Lions

[tps_header]With a majority of the recognizable free agent names off the market, it is time to examine how new GM Bob Quinn fared in the first stage of the offseason with the Detroit Lions. There are still plenty of bargains to be made along with the upcoming NFL draft, but as a whole, there has … Read more

Detroit Lions Re-Sign TE Tim Wright

The Detroit Lions have re-signed tight end Tim Wright, whom they acquired from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last season for placekicker Kyle Brindza. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Appearing in nine games for the Lions last season, Wright recorded nine receptions for 77 yards and two touchdowns, both in wins against the Chicago … Read more

2016 Detroit Lions free agents

Once the new Detroit Lions general manager is hired, he will have some decisions to make regarding what to do with their impending free agents. The Lions have a total of 24 players who will hit the market, including a handful of starters. The new salary cap is expected to inflate to at least $150 … Read more

Detroit Lions 2015 End of Season Report Card 

The Detroit Lions’ 2015 season was a tough one to grade as a whole. For one half of the season, the Lions looked like the worst team in the league. The second half, they looked like the playoff team many thought they could be. Ultimately, your final record indicates what type of team you are and … Read more

Tyrunn Walker out for season; Eric Ebron gets positive MRI

The Detroit Lions got some injury updates on a pair of players who were injured in last night’s 13-10 loss to Seattle. Both Eric Ebron and Tyrunn Walker left last night’s game with significant injuries and would not return. Today, the Lions confirmed the worst on Walker as he has a dislocated ankle and a broken leg. Walker was … Read more

Detroit Lions: Week 2 report card

Detroit Lions Week 2 report card After two games, the Lions find themselves 0-2, and staring 0-3 straight in the face, as they square-off against the Denver Broncos in Week 3, while hosting the home opener on Sunday night football (NBC 8:30 pm). Sunday’s game against the Vikings featured an offense that cannot run the … Read more

Lions special teams report card: Week 2

Lions special teams report card vs Minnesota Vikings, Week 2 OVERALL: B- For the second week in a row, the special teams units did nothing to directly contribute to the Lions loss but failed to provide any type of spark that is needed when an offense is sputtering. It was interesting to see Lance Moore back … Read more

Just In: Detroit Lions Release QB Kellen Moore and TE Joseph Fauria

As the 53-man roster continues to shape, the Detroit Lions have made two significant moves. Quarterback Kellen Moore and tight end Joseph Fauria have been released. Source: the Lions are releasing both QB Kellen Moore and TE Joseph Fauria. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) September 5, 2015 Fauria was looking like an obvious cut after the … Read more

Detroit Lions vs. Buffalo Bills – Preview and Game Details

The Black and Blue will suit up for their final preseason game this evening at home against the Buffalo Bills. What to watch: If you are a fan, you are thankful that the season is just ahead. If you are a player  on the bubble to make the 53 man roster, you are living for today. … Read more

Lions acquire TE Tim Wright via trade with Buccaneers

According to reports, the Detroit Lions have traded the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for TE, Tim Wright. It has not yet been announced what the Lions gave up. UPDATE: The Lions have reportedly traded K Kyle Brindza to the Buccaneers for TE Tim Wright. The #Bucs are trading Tim Wright to the #Lions, source said. Detroit gets a pass-catching … Read more