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NFL Alumni DET Draft Party 2017: Ameer Abdullah

The NFL Alumni Detroit Chapter continues to enrich the city of Detroit with their annual NFL Draft Party. This year, the administration set its site on Punch Bowl social, right in the heart of Downtown Detroit. Video: LaTasha Channel @DetroitTalkTV Thanks to the NFL Alumni DET Chapter, Latoya Cunningham, and the diligent work of Posh PR, another […] NFL Alumni DET Draft Party...
Via Sidelion Report
52 minutes ago

How Detroit will fare in the NFC North

How Detroit will fare in the NFC North The 2017 schedules were dropped last week and the Detroit Lions rank 21st easiest in the league. The schedule will have a huge effect on how Detroit will fare in the NFC North. Since the Lions finished second in their division last year, this may seem like […] How Detroit will fare in the NFC North - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit...
Via Sidelion Report
1 hour ago

De’Quan Hampton Signs With Detroit Lions As Undrafted Free Agent

USC wide receiver De’Quan Hampton will sign with the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent after missing out on a place in the 2017 NFL Draft. Despite tallying just 22 career receptions at USC, De’Quan Hampton will get his shot at a place in the NFL courtesy of the Detroit Lions. The Lions are […] De’Quan Hampton Signs With Detroit Lions As Undrafted Free Agent - Reign...
Via Reign of Troy
7 hours ago

Complete Lions 2017 Draft Recap, Grade and UDFA updates

The Detroit Lions drafted nine players yesterday, six on defense and three on offense. Fans seem cautiously optimistic as Detroit passed on some known commodities for multiple players at positions of need, such as linebacker and cornerback. For those of you with lives, I’ll catch you up on what you missed for the picks you […] Complete Lions 2017 Draft Recap, Grade and UDFA updates...
Via Sidelion Report
8 hours ago

Eastern Michigan’s Pat O’Connor goes in the seventh round to the Detroit Lions

Eastern Michigan defensive end Pat O’Connor made the seven round cut Saturday as the former Eagle got a call from the hometown Detroit Lions confirming he was being selected in the seventh round, 250th overall. With the pick originally belonging to New England, O’Connor was three picks away from being Mr. Irelevent but could find himself as a nice depth guy for Detroit. The...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
10 hours ago

Detroit Lions' draft pick Brad Kaaya's mom is 'Bye, Felisha' actress

Via FOX Sports
11 hours ago

Tar Heel cornerback Des Lawrence signs with the Detroit Lions

Although he didn’t hear his name called in the draft, Des is headed to the Motor City. Tar Heel cornerback Des Lawrence didn’t hear his name called on Day 3 of the NFL Draft, but he will get an opportunity at the next level anyway. The Detroit Lions have brought on Des as an undrafted free agent. As Banks said in Lawrence’s profile, Lawrence played Defensive Back for his first...
Via Tar Heel Blog
12 hours ago

Leo to Lions

Leo Koloamatangi has reached a free-agent deal with the Detroit Lions, agent Adam Snyder confirmed to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Koloamatangi, who can play all five line positions, is viewed as a center/guard.
Via Warrior Beat
13 hours ago

2017 NFL Draft Grade: Detroit Lions Day 3 Picks

Via FOX Sports
13 hours ago

Ledbetter Taken By Detroit Lions In 6th Round

Via Arkansas Razorbacks
15 hours ago

NFL Draft Update: Arkansas’ Jeremiah Ledbetter Drafted by Detroit Lions in 6th Round

Ledbetter is the third Hog to get his name called on Saturday. Jeremiah Ledbetter was only at Arkansas for two seasons, but he made an impact. And now he’s going to Detroit to try to make a similar impact for the Lions. He might be practicing against former Hog Travis Swanson, who plays center for the Lions. In his two years, spending his junior season at defensive end and his...
Via Arkansas Fight
15 hours ago

WATCH: Actor Michael Ealy butchers Redskins pick announcement

Actor Michael Ealy didn’t take center stage at the 2017 NFL Draft for long, but he sure made an impression when announcing the Washington Redskins selection of Samaje Perine. Well, Ealy gave us a few things to focus on here.One, a day after Detroit Lions great Lem Barney took us into the future by announcing a selection in the 20017 NFL Draft, Ealy went back in time and took us...
Via Sportsnaut
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions add more defense by selecting CB Teez Tabor in round two

The Detroit Lions continue to strengthen their defense as they added cornerback Teez Tabor on day two of the 2017 NFL Draft. Though cornerback wasn’t a huge need for the Lions, they just got deeper and more talented at the position with the addition of Tabor. Detroit will return all four starting defensive backs from last year and did add D.J. Hayden during the offseason, but make...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago

Detroit Lions CB Darius Slay trash talks Mitchell Trubisky

Mitchell Trubisky wasn’t even a member of the NFC North for a whole two minutes before being welcomed with some trash talk.Upon learning of the Chicago Bears’ draft pick of Trubisky, Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay sent this tweet: You think Slay is licking his chops to face the Bears rookie quarterback? Slay is known for speaking his mind even if if it’s done so without...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 NFL Draft Preview: WR Zay Jones

We have reached the end of our 2017 NFL Draft coverage. This week we examine top receivers. Today’s candidate is East Carolina's Isaiah Jones. College Career Isaiah Jones might have the best pedigree of any wide receiver in this draft. His father, Robert Jones -- a three time Super Bowl winning linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys in the early 1990's -- enjoyed 10 seasons...
Via The Sports Quotient
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Are Packers players and coaches tired of cheap management?

The Packers traditionally are conservative in free agency, but are they getting too conservative?According to Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, players and coaches were “incensed” that general manger Ted Thompson let Pro Bowl guard T.J. Lang go to the Lions.Lang will be the second former Packers Pro Bowl guard playing for a divisional rival in 2017. Josh Sitton was...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Who should the Lions take with their first pick in the NFL draft?

The NFL draft is this upcoming Thursday and the Detroit Lions have the 21st pick and many options to choose from. The Lions have many needs but the biggest are on the defensive side and mainly in the secondary. Draft an impact corner or safety with their first pick would not come as a surprise to any Lions fan really. The Lions could also be tempted to take a running back with their...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft do’s and don’ts for the Detroit Lions

With the NFL Draft just a few days away, fans are eagerly waiting to see who the new faces are that will represent their team. Over the years, the Detroit Lions have been average with their draft selections. Some booms, some busts. With rumors going around for all 32 teams, it’s quite hard to determine which projection is the likeliest to occur. There are some moves that fanbases...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Tulloch retiring after 11 seasons in NFL

Former Titans, Lions and Eagles linebacker Stephen Tulloch is retiring after 11 seasons in the NFL. Tulloch will hold a press conference at the Lions’ facility on Thursday to announce his retirement. A fourth-round pick out of North Carolina State in 2006, Tulloch began his career in Tennessee where he played five seasons, leading the team in tackles during the 2009 (120) and 2010...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford ‘would love’ to play for Lions long term

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is signed with his team through the 2017 NFL season. But he would like to keep playing in Detroit for many more years to come. Stafford will be finishing out the three-year, $53 million contract extension he signed in 2013. He is still just 29 years old and is in the prime of his career. Fortunately, he is coming off of two very productive...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions unveil new uniforms, and—contrary to what you might hear— they’re pretty nice

The Detroit Lions unveiled their new 2017-18 uniforms last night to mixed reviews. They’re not bad, of course; the blue/gray combination is solid, and unique in the NFL. But the update isn’t really an update; the changes are such that had the Lions not trumpeted the changes, many people could have turned on their games this fall and not really noticed the differences. But, hey...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions unveil new uniforms for 2017 season

The Detroit Lions unveiled the new uniforms they will wear for the 2017 NFL season during a fan event on Thursday.The franchise held a “Member Summit and Uniform Reveal” event for season ticket holders at Ford Field in which they showed off the new uniforms. One fan shared a photo on social media of the new look: The uniform on the far left worn by Ameer Abdullah is the new home...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL WR Titus Young sentenced to 4 years in prison

The tragic tale of Titus Young entered another chapter when the former Detroit Lions receiver was sentenced to four years in prison.This sentence, reported by TMZ Sports, stems from a 2016 incident in which the young man left a court-ordered mental health facility and promptly got involved in a vicious street fight with his neighbor.“According to court records, Young recently pled...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions request fewer road games early in season

The 2017 NFL schedule figures to be out in less than a month, and the Lions hope the word “at” doesn’t appear after their name too many times in September. The Lions have played three of their first four games on the road in each of the last two seasons, starting 0-5 in 2015 and 1-3 last season. They made nice recoveries both times, salvaging a 7-9 record in 2015 and making...
Via The Sports Daily
March 29, 2017  |  Discuss

Michael Floyd could be fit for Lions

The New England Patriots gave Michael Floyd a chance last year after the wide receiver’s second arrest for driving while under the influence, but it doesn’t sound like he will be returning to the team.With the Patriots having acquired star receiver Brandin Cooks from the New Orleans Saints, ESPN’s Mike Reiss speculates that New England has no room for Floyd on its roster. Danny...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 24, 2017  |  Discuss
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