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Detroit Lions shut out of compensatory picks
February 24th, 2017 at 4:11 PM
***PHOTO1*** ALLEN PARK -- For the first time, NFL teams are allowed to trade compensatory picks in the draft. Unfortunately for the Detroit Lions, they will have none to trade. Detroit did not receive any of the 32 compensatory picks that were awarded by the NFL on Friday. The picks are handed...

Lions’ Matt Prater hits all three kicks in Pro Bowl
January 29th, 2017 at 11:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Detroit Lions' only Pro Bowl representative did his job again. Matt Prater was given a few opportunities as the NFC's kicker in Sunday's all-star game and delivered each time. The 11th-year veteran connected on field goals from 42 and 46 for the NFC squad's final points of a 20-13...

MLive.com’s Lions awards: Devin Taylor was the Biggest Disappointment
January 29th, 2017 at 5:19 AM
***PHOTO1*** This is the sixth of a six-part series in which MLive.com's Nate Atkins and Kyle Meinke will hand out awards to Lions players for the 2016 season. They are admittedly meaningless achievements, but hopefully they'll entertain and draw discussion. Biggest Disappointment -- DE Devin Taylor Key stats: 28 tackles, 4.5 sacks...

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...

Despite Controversial Calls, Detriot Lions Must Foot the Blame
January 30th, 2015 at 1:30 PM
There's been no shortage of talk about that call in the Detroit Lions vs. Dallas Cowboys Wildcard playoff game at the weekend. Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford launched one in the direction of Brandon Pettigrew as they looked to hold on to a 20-17 lead. Cowboys man Anthony Hitchens was deemed...