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Signing “Kickalicious” Havard Rugland is Detroit Lions’ Most Interesting Gamble of the Offseason
April 12th, 2013 at 11:43 AM
As a familiar saying goes, "if I saw it on the internet, it must be true!" The Detroit Lions are hoping that sentiment applies to YouTube kicking sensation Havard Rugland, who just so happens to be the team's latest signee at kicker. If you're not familiar with Rugland, who calls his brand "kickalicious,"...

Peter King’s Top 50 Free Agents Includes Three Interesting Detroit Lions’ Targets
March 8th, 2013 at 12:45 PM
Today, Sports Illustrated football guru Peter King released his top 50 free agent list. On it, he rated all the members of this year's free agency class 1-50 and included thoughts about the best team fits for each player. With some money to spend and holes to fill, the Detroit Lions...

Jim Schwartz Monday Press Conference Recap: Tennessee Titans Edition
September 24th, 2012 at 3:56 PM
It was an ugly homecoming for Jim Schwartz in Tennessee, as the Titans pulled out a shocking win against the Detroit Lions, sending them to 1-2. As expected, there were plenty of issues to dissect this Monday, including the mysterious decision making in overtime, the inability of the special teams...

Detroit Lions 2012 Positional Preview: Special Teams
September 7th, 2012 at 12:42 PM
In football, if defense wins championships and offense wins games, where exactly does that leave special teams? Though they'll never generate the same praise as glamor positions, the play of the punters, kickers and return units is no less important to the success of a team as every other spot....

Detroit Lions Vs. Oakland Raiders: Five Things to Watch in Preseason Game 3
August 25th, 2012 at 6:46 AM
As the preseason wears on, the Detroit Lions make a return engagement to Oakland, a place they enjoyed some smashing late season success in 2011. There waiting are the physical Raiders, a tough team which will provide the Lions with a great test on the field and mentally.  Here's a few...

Detroit Lions Sign Jacob Lacey, Re-sign Jeff Backus, Stephen Tulloch, Don Muhlbach and Others
March 21st, 2012 at 7:06 PM
***PHOTO1***The Detroit Lions have officially signed cornerback Jacob Lacey as of Tuesday, March 20th and re-signed some familiar faces as well. While the Lions haven't made major headlines with their conservative free agency play, the addition of Jacob Lacey will be an exciting one. Following the loss of cornerback Eric...

Carolina Panthers vs. Detroit Lions: Five Things To Watch
November 20th, 2011 at 9:00 AM
The Detroit Lions will try to restore some order to their season Sunday afternoon, as they prepare for a tilt with the Carolina Panthers. The Panthers enter Ford Field at 2-7, but they have been in every single game with the exception of last week's. The Lions will have to...