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Detroit Lions Move to Secure Joique Bell Good for Franchise and Community
March 12th, 2014 at 9:54 AM
Once in a while, a special player comes along that a team just doesn't need to lose. Such is the case with Joique Bell, who agreed to a three year contract extension with the Detroit Lions on Tuesday just before free agency opened. ***PHOTO1*** Considering Bell is from Benton Harbor and went...

Detroit Lions Free Agency Updates: Tracking the Latest Rumors, Rumblings and Signings
March 11th, 2014 at 10:14 AM
2014's NFL free agent frenzy begins at 4 p.m. EST on Tuesday, when players can officially sign with new teams. Until then, the rumors will get going with regards to who's going where and negotiating. ***PHOTO1*** Keeping track of the Detroit Lions moves won't be easy figuring the team has multiple needs...

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’ Positional Recap, Running Back Edition: Reggie Bush and Joique Bell Ideal 1-2
February 4th, 2014 at 10:58 AM
Every Monday/Tuesday during the winter, we're taking a closer look back at the progression of every position on the Detroit Lions during the 2013 season. Entering 2013, the Detroit Lions hadn't enjoyed a quality rushing attack in a long time, but that changed in a dramatic way when the team added Reggie Bush from...

Hardworking Detroit Lions’ Running Back Joique Bell Takes Enthusiasm to New York and Broadway
January 30th, 2014 at 4:09 PM
The Detroit Lions fell short of their dream of making the Super Bowl in New York this season, but that didn't prevent Joique Bell from stealing the show in the Big Apple anyway, both literally and figuratively. ***PHOTO1*** Wednesday night, Bell, the current Lions' running back and former star runner from Wayne State...

Running Game Represents Why Ken Whisenhunt’s Offense Might Work Perfectly with Detroit Lions
January 6th, 2014 at 2:30 PM
On Sunday, the San Diego Chargers ran over the Cincinnati Bengals en-route to a dominating 27-10 victory in the Wild Card round. Phillip Rivers had an average, 12/16, 128 yard passing day with one touchdown. ***PHOTO1*** For folks watching with designs of Chargers' offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt becoming the Detroit Lions' next head...

Detroit Lions’ Injury Report: Calvin Johnson a Gametime Decison, not Sure Bet to Play on Sunday
December 26th, 2013 at 4:32 PM
Detroit Lions' Injury Report catches fans up on the latest news from the infirmary. With the season winding down, the Detroit Lions are starting to catch up on the injuries. Though Christmas came this week, good tidings were not to be found on the practice field, as plenty of starters sat out...

Detroit Lions’ Scorecard: Breaking Down the Play of the Offense Against the New York Giants
December 23rd, 2013 at 10:05 AM
Every Monday during the regular season, the "Detroit Lions' Scorecard" will take a closer look at the on field performance of an important positional group and rank their performance during the prior game. In order to keep their playoff dreams alive, all the Detroit Lions had to do was beat the...

Baltimore Ravens Vs. Detroit Lions: Five Things to Watch on a Major Monday Night Showdown
December 16th, 2013 at 10:21 AM
It's been two years since the Detroit Lions hosted a Monday Night Football game. The last time football's biggest show rolled into the Motor City was 2011, for a game against the Chicago Bears. The environment proved too much for Chicago, who was defeated 24-13 in an early match up...

Detroit Lions Links: Cornerbacks Dinged up in Advance of Tough Matchup with Baltimore Ravens
December 14th, 2013 at 10:32 AM
The calm before the storm of Monday Night Football has taken hold in Michigan, where the desperate Detroit Lions badly need a win to stop the bleeding and keep their place atop the NFC North division. ***PHOTO1*** Just as desperate are the Baltimore Ravens, who have won three games in a row...

Detroit Lions’ Scorecard: Breaking Down the Play of the Offense Against the Philadelphia Eagles
December 9th, 2013 at 9:10 AM
Every Monday during the regular season, the "Detroit Lions' Scorecard" will take a closer look at the on field performance of an important positional group and rank their performance during the prior game. Considering the Detroit Lions were playing in nearly six inches of snow, it's tough to accurately or completely...

Philadelphia Eagles 34, Detroit Lions 20, Hunt Report: Lions Snowed Under in Embarassing Second Half
December 8th, 2013 at 6:14 PM
The weather outside at Lincoln Financial Field was frightful, and so was the Detroit Lions' run defense. Despite managing a treacherous snowstorm relatively well throughout the first 30 minutes. the Lions imploded late, allowing the Philadelphia Eagles to explode during an ugly second half. ***PHOTO1*** In total, the Eagles finished that second...

Detroit Lions Vs. Philadelphia Eagles, Five Things to Watch as Division Leaders Collide
December 8th, 2013 at 10:23 AM
After a pair of sloppy starts, the Detroit Lions and Philadelphia Eagles are both 7-5 and sitting atop their respective NFC divisions. Consequently, the week 14 match up has quietly become one to watch in the national landscape. ***PHOTO1*** Among some of the delicious subplots, will a pair of suspect secondaries hold...

Inside the Numbers: Time of Possession Could Play Biggest Role for Eagles and Lions on Sunday
December 7th, 2013 at 9:12 AM
After all the hubbub about Chip Kelly's up-tempo style, the Philadelphia Eagles' offense has run 975 plays from scrimmage this season, 101 less than the league leader New England Patriots' 1,076. As far as time of possession goes, Philadelphia isn't even close to leading the league. ***PHOTO1*** In fact, the Eagles don't...

Jeremy Ross’s Offensive Versatility Should Help Him Win Detroit Lions’ Return Job
December 3rd, 2013 at 4:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** On Thanksgiving, a case of one man's trash being another man's treasure seemed to manifest itself once more. Jeremy Ross showed flashes of brilliance for the Detroit Lions in the return game and versatility on offense, which helped stun the Green Bay Packers, the very team which had recently...

Detroit Lions 40, Green Bay Packers 10, Hunt Report: Lions Stuff Packers with Major Offensive Burst
November 28th, 2013 at 8:42 PM
For the second week in a row, the Detroit Lions managed to turn the ball over more than three times in a game. This time, though, their offense and defense would prove too overwhelming to the Green Bay Packers to overcome. Reggie Bush, Joique Bell and Detroit's ground game pounded out...

Detroit Lions’ Injury Report: Glover Quin Wearing Boot, but Expects to Play Against Tampa Bay
November 20th, 2013 at 4:40 PM
Detroit Lions' Injury Report catches fans up on the latest news from the infirmary. Things appeared much worse than they are for the Detroit Lions last Sunday. On a wet field in Pittsburgh, the Lions started to lose players in addition to the game. Fortunately, it appears Detroit dodged a major injury...

Jim Schwartz Monday Press Conference Recap, Week 11: Win or Lose, Lions Won’t Play Afraid
November 18th, 2013 at 2:32 PM
Expecting Jim Schwartz to not stand behind his decision to run a fake field goal in the fourth quarter of yesterday's loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers would have been foolish. When speaking to the media Monday, Schwartz maintained almost everything about the call was correct, except for its failed execution and...

Pittsburgh Steelers 37, Detroit Lions 27, Hunt Report: Fake Field Goal Fuels Second Half Collapse
November 17th, 2013 at 6:37 PM
The Detroit Lions bounced back from several first half deficits against the Pittsburgh Steelers to lead by a touchdown at halftime, but in the second half, things reverted back to terrible. The offense, which had been rolling, unexpectedly stalled, while the defense continued to allow major chunks of yardage. Then, Jim...

Reggie Bush’s Solid Running is Biggest Reason for Detroit Lions’ Late Game Success
November 12th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Though Jim Schwartz wouldn't admit it on Monday afternoon, Reggie Bush was the biggest reason the Detroit Lions swept the Chicago Bears and put themselves in great position atop the NFC North division. Bush was the first Lions' runner since Barry Sanders to go for 100 yards twice in one season...