Category: ‘Quick Hits’

Detroit Lions Sign Oklahoma Safety Sam Proctor
May 14th, 2012 at 10:37 AM
The Detroit Lions added another Oklahoma rookie to their roster on Monday, agreeing to a free-agent deal with safety Sam Proctor, who participated in the team's weekend rookie minicamp.  Proctor will join former Sooner teammates Ryan Broyles, Ronnell Lewis and Travis Lewis at Detroit's upcoming OTAs and then, assuming all goes...

Detroit Lions Fourth-Round Pick Ronnell Lewis Signs Rookie Deal
May 10th, 2012 at 1:00 PM
Make that five Detroit Lions rookies under contract -- Ronnell Lewis being the latest, the Detroit Free Press reported, adding him to Ryan Broyles, Travis Lewis, Chris Greenwood and Tahir Whitehead, who also all agreed to deals Thursday. That leaves three Lions' draft picks still unsigned: first-rounder Riley Reiff, sixth-round CB...

Ryan Broyles, Chris Greenwood, Tahir Whitehead Agree to Deals with Detroit Lions
May 10th, 2012 at 12:20 PM
Three more Detroit Lions rookies have agreed to contracts, reporter Tim Twentyman reported Thursday. Wide receiver Ryan Broyles, linebacker Tahir Whitehead and cornerback Chris Greenwood all came to terms on their four-year rookie deals with the team, just one day before the team's rookie minicamp begins in Allen Park.  Broyles...

Free-Agent RB Ryan Grant Considering Detroit Lions, According to Report
May 3rd, 2012 at 3:30 PM
 Ryan Grant has received a contract offer from the Detroit Lions, ESPNMilwaukee reported on Thursday. Grant started 14 games for Green Bay last season while sharing running back duties with James Starks. The 29-year-old Grant rushed for 559 yards and two touchdowns on 134 attempts last season, after missing all but...

Detroit Lions Lose Bobby Carpenter to New England Patriots
April 6th, 2012 at 12:19 PM
The Detroit Lions did not show much, if any, interest in bringing back veteran linebacker Bobby Carpenter for another season. So Carpenter packed up his bags and signed with the New England Patriots on Thursday. Carpenter joined Detroit in 2010 after being cut by Miami and wound up recording 30 tackles...