Category: ‘Lions Front Office’

Detroit Lions’ Owner William Clay Ford Sr. Passes Away at Age 88
March 9th, 2014 at 3:11 PM
The Detroit Lions should have been spending a lazy weekend early in March planning for free agency, but instead, they were forced to say farewell to their legendary owner William Clay Ford Sr. who passed away Sunday at the age of 88. ***PHOTO1*** After the news broke, team president Tom Lewand released a...

Detroit Lions Black History Month Salute: Impact of James “Shack” Harris not Only Felt in Front Office
February 28th, 2014 at 9:30 AM
With February being Black History Month, Lions 101 takes time to salute the contributions of a few notable African American pioneers within the organization. An interesting factoid was recently learned. Currently, the Detroit Lions employ the first African American quarterback to lead a team to the playoffs, the first African American to...

Detroit Lions Release Wide Receiver Nate Burleson, Save $5.5M in Cap Room
February 13th, 2014 at 2:24 PM
A day after the New Orleans Saints got the NFL's season of cuts off to a roaring start, the Detroit Lions have reportedly decided to add a significant name of their own to the mix by releasing veteran wide receiver Nate Burleson. ***PHOTO1*** Burleson had been in Detroit since 2010, when he...

Detroit Lions Should Keep Ndamukong Suh for Defensive Consistency Next Season
February 9th, 2014 at 10:09 AM
Around Detroit this week, the hottest topic of football conversation has been what to do with Detroit Lions' starting defensive tackle and free agent soon to be Ndamukong Suh. Considering Suh's age and ability level, it doesn't seem like much of a question to ponder at all. ***PHOTO1*** Many reasons have been given...

Five Things the Detroit Lions Should Learn from the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks
February 3rd, 2014 at 10:19 AM
The Seattle Seahawks turned what many figured to be a closely contested Super Bowl into a rout, punishing the Denver Broncos en-route to a commanding 43-8 victory. Along the way, many figure the Seahawks may have changed the blueprint for building an NFL team. ***PHOTO1*** Behind an aggressive, big-play defense, a mobile quarterback...