Tagged: ‘NFL’

Lions president has no issue making Matthew Stafford NFL’s richest man
June 20th, 2017 at 6:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jun 14, 2017; Allen Park, MI, USA; Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) smiles as he addresses the media after practice at Lions Headquarters and Training Facility.  Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports The Detroit Lions are trying to work out a long-term contract extension for nine-year quarterback, Matthew Stafford. Preferably,...

Report: Lions DT Khyri Thornton suspended 6 games for violating drug policy
June 20th, 2017 at 4:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** Sep 1, 2016; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions defensive tackle Khyri Thornton (99) walks off the field before the game against the Buffalo Bills at Ford Field. Lions win 31-0.  Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports The Detroit Lions will be without defensive tackle Khyri Thornton for the first six games...

Lions GM ‘confident’ a long-term deal with Stafford gets done
June 20th, 2017 at 3:01 PM
***PHOTO1*** Lions general manager Bob Quinn is confident a deal with Matthew Stafford can be worked out. Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports There is a tricky dynamic going on right now with NFL teams that have young quarterbacks due for a big raise. Nobody wants to set the market, which most...

Detroit Lions: receiver Golden Tate deserves a contract extension, but for the right price
June 18th, 2017 at 10:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** When New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman signed a contract extension on June 8, it caught the attention of Detroit Lions wide out Golden Tate. Tate, who is on the tail end of a five-year contract, caused a bit of a stir when he tweeted out that he...

Detroit Lions bolster offensive line with two signings
June 18th, 2017 at 8:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** Last week the Lions were hit with the worst news any team could hear. Starting left tackle Taylor Decker will miss four to six months after undergoing surgery to repair a torn labrum. This could put Decker out until October, causing Jim Caldwell and staff to make some moves....