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Detroit Lions Sign Dan Orlovsky to One-Year Deal
April 2nd, 2014 at 11:09 PM
The Detroit Lions have finally found a veteran backup quarterback.  Unfortunately, they found someone who had an awful stint with them in the past.  Dan Orlovsky is in a Lions uniform once again.  ***PHOTO1***  Orlovsky's deal is for one year and worth $1.75 million.  Anytime you mention Orlovsky's name, everyone will remember him...

Detroit Lions Positional Recap, Quarterback Edition: Matthew Stafford’s Apparent Regression Frustrates
January 27th, 2014 at 10:11 AM
Every Monday during the winter, we're taking a closer look back at the progression of every position on the Detroit Lions during the 2013 season. Seeing as there was no position more maligned, confusing, compounding and frustrating for the Detroit Lions during the 2013 season, there's no better place to start a...

Detroit Lions’ Injury Report: Michael Williams Breaks Hand While Montell Owens Injures Knee
August 23rd, 2013 at 4:16 PM
Detroit Lions' Injury Report catches fans up on the latest news from the infirmary. The Detroit Lions' decisive victory over the New England Patriots in week three of the 2013 preseason ended up being a costly one. Already without Calvin Johnson, finally, the injury bug which had bitten nearly every other...

Cleveland Browns 24, Detroit Lions 6: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back Preseason Hunt Report
August 16th, 2013 at 9:13 AM
As positive as things looked at times for the Detroit Lions against the New York Jets last Friday, less than a week later, things went in the opposite direction just as fast against the Cleveland Browns. Detroit was carved up by Brandon Weeden and humbled 24-6 on one of those...

Notecards from Training Camp, Day Two: Spending Sunday Morning with the Detroit Lions
August 4th, 2013 at 1:38 PM
Max DeMara of Lions 101 will spend part of this week and next visiting and watching the Detroit Lions during their training camp in Allen Park, Michigan. Armed with only a ballpoint pen and an index card, he'll jot down everything interesting and mundane that fans need to know prior to the...

The Top 10 Detroit Lions’ Turning Points in 2012, Number 3: Titans Pull Out Nutty Late Victory
July 29th, 2013 at 1:06 PM
This summer, we're looking closer at what went right and wrong during the 2012 Detroit Lions' season. In the coming weeks, we'll count down the top 10 plays which made a difference in the team's performance and record last season. Today, we push toward the end with an examination of number 3. ***PHOTO1*** The...

Detroit Lions Claim Thaddeus Lewis, Look to Hold Competition for Third Quarterback
May 29th, 2013 at 12:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Detroit Lions took a major step Tuesday towards cementing the notion that Kellen Moore's role as third quarterback might be up in the air. Thaddeus Lewis, who started the season finale for the Cleveland Browns, was plucked off waivers by Detroit yesterday afternoon. Lewis is now added to the mix...

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...

Tennessee Titans 44, Detroit Lions 41: Music City Miracled Hunt Report
September 24th, 2012 at 10:43 AM
Sunday afternoon, the Detroit Lions turned back the clock in several different ways. Early, they evoked memories of the 2008 team, which went winless. Then, they ushered a stunning comeback, reminiscent of the grit possessed by 2012's team. Finally, in overtime, the coaching staff turned in a blunder that ushered...

Detroit Lions Dodge Bullet with Matthew Stafford’s Injury, Must Shut Starters Down Against Buffalo
August 27th, 2012 at 10:14 AM
If there's two classifications of players the Detroit Lions cannot afford to lose at all, much less in a preseason game, its their star quarterback Matthew Stafford and any cornerback. Stafford was dinged up early in Saturday night's tough loss when his left, non throwing hand absorbed a hit from Oakland's...

Detroit Lions 2012 Positional Preview: Quarterback
August 13th, 2012 at 1:24 PM
In 2011, the Detroit Lions' stunning reversal of fortune was driven by many unique variables, perhaps the most important of which was an uptick in play and health at the quarterback position. Finally, Matthew Stafford stayed upright and played a full season. In the process, he showed fans how grand...

Detroit Lions’ Weekend Update: Jeff Backus Signs, Jacob Lacey Visits, Life Without Stephen Tulloch?
March 19th, 2012 at 1:49 PM
Over the weekend, there were a few bits of news regarding the Detroit Lions that you might have missed while watching basketball or enjoying summertime weather conditions across much of Michigan. Fortunately, we've got you covered. ***PHOTO1*** Here's analysis of this weekend's latest free agency moves and rumblings from around Detroit. Jeff Backus re-signed...

5 Things to Watch in Detroit Lions’ Final Preseason Contest Against Buffalo
September 1st, 2011 at 1:14 PM
For a while there, it seemed like we'd never make it. Finally, arduous exhibition games end tonight, as the Lions take on the Buffalo Bills in their seemingly annual end of the preseason matchup. As excitement goes, this game won't even register on the meter when compared with last week's...

Keeping Drew Stanton Around a Smart Move in Shortened Offseason
July 27th, 2011 at 9:40 PM
Here's one thing we can probably say with some degree of certainty: If both Matthew Stafford and Shaun Hill miss extended periods of time again, the Detroit Lions' hopes of stealing a playoff berth in 2011 will probably end. But if there's any hope of the Lions staying afloat in...

Matthew Stafford’s Shoulder Key to Detroit Lions’s 2011 Season
May 26th, 2011 at 7:00 AM
There is already talk of how the next Lions season will depend on the defense, but in reality it relies on Matthew Stafford’s right shoulder.  Kevin Seifert over at ESPN.com took a look at whether Stafford’s offseason “bulk up” will actually help him in the long run. After talking with an...

Is Drew Stanton Detroit’s Best Option at No. 3 QB?
May 20th, 2011 at 12:40 PM
Drew Stanton will be a free agent of some sort, either restricted or unrestricted depending on how the new collective bargaining agreement fight ends up, so it's possible we've seen the Michigan State product play his last game in Detroit. Stanton started three games last season with Matthew Stafford and Shaun...