Category: ‘Defense’

Super Bowl Experience Valued Highly by Detroit Lions Head Coach Jim Caldwell
April 22nd, 2014 at 11:39 PM
Tuesday was a big day for the Detroit Lions as they began minicamp for the 2014 season.  As new Lions head coach Jim Caldwell spoke to the media after practice, the topic of Super Bowl experience from new team members came up.  Caldwell finds it very helpful.  ***PHOTO1***  Two of the biggest...

Detroit Lions Sign Cornerbacks Aaron Hester and Nate Ness
April 22nd, 2014 at 10:02 AM
The Detroit Lions are continuing to make sure they will have depth in their secondary for the 2014 season.  They have now added even more security by signing cornerbacks Aaron Hester and Nate Ness.  The terms of their contracts have not been revealed.  ***PHOTO1***  The signing of these two players adds to what...

Detroit Lions Eye Defensive Depth; Sign Vaughn Martin, Host Darryl Tapp and James Ihedigbo
March 13th, 2014 at 1:58 PM
Wednesday, the Detroit Lions upgraded their offense, signing wide receiver Golden Tate. Thursday, they turned their attention to the other side of the ball by signing defensive tackle Vaughn Martin and hosting two other free agents. ***PHOTO1*** Martin, who would have had a stint at Michigan State University in 2006 had academic transcript issues...

Detroit Lions Free Agency: T.J. Ward, Alterran Verner in Mix; Wide Reciever and Safety Targets?
March 10th, 2014 at 5:55 PM
News hasn't come quite as fast as expected as the Detroit Lions begin negotiations with free agents in the negotiation window, but a few names have trickled into the mix, and both are at defensive positions of need. ***PHOTO1*** In the open negotiating period, things stayed quiet and the Lions weren't connected...

Detroit Lions Positional Recap, Linebacker: Steady Production Made Linebackers Defense’s Strength
March 10th, 2014 at 10:09 AM
Every Monday/Tuesday during the winter, we're taking a closer look back at the progression of every position on the Detroit Lions during the 2013 season. The Detroit Lions didn't have many spots on their team that were steady throughout in 2013, but linebacker was one of those places. Production was heavy and players were...