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Detroit Lions Sign Offensive Tackle Barry Richardson for Depth and Release Tony Scheffler
October 22nd, 2013 at 2:16 PM
Though it wasn't on par with what many other teams in the NFL dealt with, the Detroit Lions sustained a tough Sunday regarding injuries on their offensive line. Not only is Jason Fox already injured, but Riley Reiff was felled by a hamstring injury during Sunday's game against Cincinnati, though he...

Detroit Lions Injury Report: Calvin Johnson Misses Practice Wednsday, Status for Sunday Still in Doubt
October 9th, 2013 at 5:07 PM
Detroit Lions' Injury Report catches fans up on the latest news from the infirmary. Considering last week's effort against the Green Bay Packers minus Calvin Johnson, there's one simple question on the mind of every Detroit Lions fan as it relates to injuries this week: How's Megatron doing? Sadly, there isn't much new...

Detroit Lions Scorecard: Breaking Down the Offense Against the Green Bay Packers
October 7th, 2013 at 10:44 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 without Calvin Johnson for only the fifth time in his professional career, it...

Detroit Lions Sign Recently Released Wide Reciever Kevin Ogletree, Add to Positional Depth
October 2nd, 2013 at 5:42 PM
The mess that is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2013 season may have inadvertently helped the Detroit Lions, who've been spread a bit thin at wide receiver lately thanks to key injuries. Kevin Ogletree, signed by Tampa in March of 2013, was abruptly dropped from the Buccaneers' roster Tuesday. Wednesday, he worked out...

After Nate Burleson’s Injury, Where Detroit Lions Go for Wide Reciever Help Will Define Season
September 24th, 2013 at 11:24 AM
Detroit Lions' wide receiver Nate Burleson was involved in a stunning car accident Tuesday morning, running into the median off I-696 in Farmington Hills, Michigan while searching for a piece of pizza which had fallen off the seat and onto the floor of his vehicle. As a result, Burleson broke his...

Offensive Balance, not Penalties, are the Biggest Problem Detroit Lions Will Face in 2013
September 17th, 2013 at 9:06 AM
Recently, it's become en-vogue to call the Detroit Lions undisciplined and point to that as the biggest problem holding the team back. 19 penalties in two games with plenty of personal foul calls included will do that to a team, but in reality, the yellow flags were merely a scapegoat...

Jim Schwartz Monday Press Conference Recap: Arizona Made Plays to Win, the Detroit Lions Didn’t
September 16th, 2013 at 2:46 PM
The Detroit Lions tasted defeat for the first time in 2013, leading head coach Jim Schwartz to be a little testy and defensive during his Monday press conference. At the end of the day, though, Schwartz said the Arizona Cardinals made the plays needed to win, while his Lions did...

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 8: Snow Fumble Turns Tide for Packers
June 24th, 2013 at 10:26 AM
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 begin things with an examination of number 8. In looking back...

Detroit Lions’ Links: Ryan Broyles Recovering Quick, Tight Ends Working for Better Year
June 14th, 2013 at 10:53 AM
As the first installment of mini-camp ends and another six week summer break begins prior to the official start of training camp, things are progressing nicely for the Detroit Lions. There has been few bits of bad news, and the team's mindset appears very confident. ***PHOTO1*** Today, in Lions' links, we bring...

Detroit Lions’ Signing of Joseph Fauria Could Prove to Be Game Changing Move at Tight End
May 2nd, 2013 at 1:22 PM
The NFL is an ever-changing, copycat league where imitation is always the most sincere form of flattery. Hopefully, the Detroit Lions are attempting to imitate the New England Patriots with some of their recent moves at tight end. By drafting Michael Williams and signing undrafted free agent Joseph Fauria, the Lions look...

Detroit Lions NFL Draft Positional Preview: Breaking Down 2013′s Tight End Class
April 22nd, 2013 at 11:30 AM
From now until the 2013 NFL Draft begins on April 25, we'll be breaking down each position the Detroit Lions could target, both early and late. Today, a closer look at some top tight ends. With Brandon Pettigrew and Tony Scheffler already in the fold, many would scratch their heads at the idea of the Detroit...

Jim Schwartz Monday Press Conference Recap: Packers Edition
December 10th, 2012 at 3:35 PM
A snowy night in Green Bay left the travel weary Jim Schwartz a little testy at this week's latest press conference. The questions didn't drag on for long and the responses were pointed as Schwartz attempted to explain what went wrong with the Detroit Lions in their 22nd consecutive defeat...

Detroit Lions Vs. Green Bay Packers: Five Things to Watch
December 9th, 2012 at 12:17 PM
Attempting to remove the bitter taste of defeat from their mouths, the Detroit Lions hit the road this weekend to take on the Green Bay Packers, the team which started this most recent three game streak of futility with a comeback win in November. Now, Detroit has the unenviable task...

This Offseason, the Detroit Lions Must Evaluate Jim Schwartz, Scott Linehan and Gunther Cunningham
December 5th, 2012 at 2:57 PM
For some, the notion of firing coaches who guided the Detroit Lions from the depths of despair at 0-16 to a 10-6 record with a playoff birth three years later would seem downright insane. Then again, when you consider that nearly half the winning games in 2011 could have ended up...

Detroit Lions Links: Mikel Leshoure’s Return, Tony Scheffler’s Injury and Joe Staley’s Trash Talk
September 19th, 2012 at 4:07 PM
The Detroit Lions emerged relatively healthy from a west coast fist fight with the San Francisco 49ers. Though Drayton Florence broke his arm, things are looking up midweek with regards to the defensive backfield's health. Two key members could return this weekend, in addition to running back Mikel Leshoure. Here's...

Detroit Lions 2012 Positional Preview: Wide Receiver and Tight End
August 27th, 2012 at 1:56 PM
A big strong point for the Detroit Lions over past three seasons has been a diverse and chiseled group of wide receivers and tight ends, each capable of hurting teams in their own unique way. From the imposing Calvin Johnson and Brandon Pettigrew to the shifty Nate Burleson and developing...

5 Reasons the Detroit Lions Should Strike a Deal for Maurice Jones-Drew
August 24th, 2012 at 8:11 AM
Recent rumblings suggest that Jacksonville Jaguars' running back Maurice Jones-Drew is open to a trade. Will the Jaguars agree to deal their franchise runner who's in the midst of a hold out? The likelihood of that isn't great. Still, word that a top flight back could be available prior to...

Analyzing Five Detroit Lions Who Must Stay Consistent for Team Success in 2012
July 12th, 2012 at 5:16 PM
This summer, as part of looking ahead to the 2012 NFL season, we're going in-depth to analyze the Detroit Lions' roster. In August, we'll embark on in-depth previews of each position. This week, we're telling you about the players who must remain consistent in 2012 after their outstanding 2011 seasons. It's...

Detroit Lions Ten Best Games of 2011, Number 9: Opening Win Over Tampa Bay Sparks Excitement
June 11th, 2012 at 2:07 PM
Back by popular demand this summer, it's the Detroit Lions "Ten Best" countdown. Every Monday over the next two months, we'll not only be counting down the best games, but also the best plays of last season. All of this will lead into our positional previews, which should take us...