5 Players who will not be on the Detroit Lions next season

Despite making a playoff appearance and proving many doubters wrong, the Detroit Lions are still a long way from being Super Bowl contenders. General manager Bob Quinn will have some difficult choices to make this offseason as the Lions have several pending free agents and several weak spots on the roster. Five players in particular … Read more

Lions Darius Slay on Jim Caldwell’s emotion on Sunday: ‘That’s what I’m talking about’

Unless you have been forced to listen to every Detroit Lions game for the past couple of seasons on the radio, you have probably noticed that head coach Jim Caldwell shows very little emotion on the sideline. In fact, Caldwell’s lack of emotion has become the talk of the town over the past season or … Read more

Teryl Austin: ‘We need to get a little bit more from everybody’

As the Detroit Lions prepare for this Sunday’s matchup with the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field, defensive coordinator Teryl Austin is expecting more from his defensive unit as a whole. “We need to get a little bit more from everybody,” he said via the Detroit Lions. “I think when you look at it and try to just say, ‘Hey, … 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

Ankle ‘feels awesome’ for Lions DT Caraun Reid following off-season surgery

Despite suffering a sprained ankle in the pre-season last year, 3rd year DT Caraun Reid had the best season of his young career in 2015. The 2014 5th round pick out of Princeton started 12 games and had 2 sacks for the Detroit Lions defense. Reid decided to undergo surgery in January to repair his … Read more

Detroit Lions first string projections

When scanning over the Detroit Lions 2016 roster, you will find plenty of new faces. You will also notice the absence of a few mainstays as well, most notably Calvin Johnson, Joique Bell, and Jason Jones. Despite the losses, Detroit returns a healthy majority of their starters from a year ago. GM Bob Quinn has done and continues … Read more

Laken Tomlinson throws punch at Lions training camp

A trend has been forming at Detroit Lions training camp–the defensive line dominates the O-line. It was no different at Monday’s practice and subsequently, tempers started to flare. Despite the offensive line struggles, last year’s first-round pick Laken Tomlinson beat defensive tackle Stefan Charles on multiple occasions in one-on-one drills. Not long after their second repetition, pushing … Read more

2016 Detroit Lions starting lineup predictions

The Detroit Lions will begin training camp on July 29th and it time for some pre-camp predictions. When scanning over the Lions roster, you will find plenty of new faces. You will also notice the absence of a few mainstays as well, most notably Calvin Johnson, Joique Bell, and Jason Jones. Despite the losses, Detroit returns a … Read more

5 storylines heading into Lions training camp

The Detroit Lions will enter training camp next Wednesday as they begin to prepare for the 2016 season. Last season the Lions finished 7-9 after a deflating 0-5 start to the season. In the off-season, Detroit lost one of the best players in franchise history as Calvin Johnson decided to hang them up and retire. … Read more

Haloti Ngata on rookie A’Shawn Robinson: ‘He’s going to be a great student of the game’

Considered a ‘steal’ in the 2016 NFL Draft, A’Shawn Robinson is grabbing the attention of fellow teammates and coaches. About a month ago, general manager Bob Quinn said that he was ‘surprised’ that Robinson was available in the 2nd round at pick 46 when the Lions selected him. He is the kind of player you … Read more

The best addition to the Lions roster is a clean bill of health

The Detroit Lions biggest offseason acquisition may be a player who was already sitting on their roster. After a successful hip surgery, DeAndre Levy expects to be full-go by the start of training camp. The elite outside linebacker only played a total of 17 snaps a year ago, essentially missing the entire season. Oftentimes overlooked … Read more

Lions DT Tyrunn Walker is ready to prove himself

Tyrunn Walker has been trying to prove himself from the very first moment he was signed by the Detroit Lions. He had been a productive player for the New Orleans Saints but they could not afford to keep him because of their limited cap space. The Lions signed Walker to a one-year “prove yourself” deal. He was … Read more

Off-season workouts begin today for Lions

Things will look quite a bit different in the Lions locker room this season. They’ll notice some of these changes when they arrive to begin offseason workouts today. “Totally different,” Glover Quin told the Detroit Free Press. “But that’s the NFL. Every year there’s changes. Sometimes it’s a lot of change, sometimes it’s not as much. … 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

Predicting Bob Quinn’s free agency big board

  [tps_header] With the recent moves that general manager Bob Quinn has made (cutting Joique Bell, Stephen Tulloch, James Ihedigbo and C.J. Wilson), plus the announcement Calvin Johnson‘s retirement, the Lions seem to be in a pretty decent spot as far as the salary cap is concerned. Right now, the team has approximately $41.1 million in space to use on the … Read more