Category: ‘NFL Free Agency’

Detroit Lions Sign Former New York Giants Guard Geoff Schwartz
March 30th, 2016 at 4:44 PM
After missing out on Russell Okung, who also spurned the New York Giants, the Detroit Lions have signed former Big Blue guard Geoff Schwartz following a Wednesday visit. ***PHOTO1*** Schwartz, a seventh-round pick of the Carolina Panthers in 2008, was considered one of the Giants' big free agent additions only a few...

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 Sign Dan Orlovsky to One-Year Deal
April 2nd, 2014 at 11:09 PM
The Detroit Lions have finally found a veteran backup quarterback.  Unfortunately, they found someone who had an awful stint with them in the past.  Dan Orlovsky is in a Lions uniform once again.  ***PHOTO1***  Orlovsky's deal is for one year and worth $1.75 million.  Anytime you mention Orlovsky's name, everyone will remember him...

Pressure is on Brandon Pettigrew to Improve After Detroit Lions Award Multi-Year Deal
March 14th, 2014 at 11:06 AM
Every move a team makes in free agency isn't going to thrill the masses. Such was probably the case for many when the Detroit Lions announced they re-signed tight end Brandon Pettigrew to a four year contract Friday morning. ***PHOTO1*** Likely the best remaining member of a weakened tight end class in...

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...