Tagged: ‘Ford Field’

Ford Field construction continues to progress for Detroit Lions
May 18th, 2017 at 5:58 AM
***PHOTO1*** DETROIT -- The Detroit Lions organization has been hard at work prepping Ford Field for a new look in time for the 2017 season, but it decided to put those plans on hold Wednesday. The Lions hosted their annual Taste of Detroit special Wednesday night at the stadium, with a...

Matthew Stafford’s new Lions jersey is flying off shelves
May 15th, 2017 at 2:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** ALLEN PARK -- Just a couple weeks after unveiling their new uniforms, the Detroit Lions hosted a draft party at team headquarters that was dominated by fans sporting the new threads.  Turns out, these things are selling well all over the place. Two Detroit players rank among the 25 hottest-selling...

At least the beer is cheap: The cost of being a Detroit Lions fan
April 11th, 2017 at 5:52 AM
***PHOTO1*** DETROIT -- The Lions are hard at work trying to improve the game-day atmosphere at Ford Field, adding enormous video boards and cellular data antennas and a lounge for millennials. Better entertainment, of course, comes at a price. The Lions recently announced they were raising the prices of season tickets...

Preseason schedule set: Lions will host Jets, Patriots
April 10th, 2017 at 6:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** ALLEN PARK -- The NFL revealed Monday that it has granted Detroit's request to begin the preseason on the road. The Lions will open the exhibition slate by returning to Indianapolis, where they came back to beat the Colts in a wild 39-35 win in last year's regular-season opener-- a game...

New England Patriots out of room for all those Super Bowl banners
April 10th, 2017 at 12:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** In the rafters at Ford Field, banners hang commemorating the Detroit Lions' NFL playoff appearances. Last season's should be added before the start of 2017. For a team that hasn't won a Super Bowl -- and has just one playoff victory since 1957 -- this is life. Just...