Lions bring D.J. Humphries in for visitprofootballtalk.com Updated Apr 16 (3 days ago)The Lions have met with potential additions at tackle recently and they continued getting a feel for the players available in this year’s draft on Thursday. The team announced that Florida tackle D.J. Humphries was in for a visit. He joins Penn State’s …Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 15 (4 days ago)The Lions didn’t want to tender George Johnson at a level that would have gotten them compensation, but they still ended up getting compensated. The Lions announced the terms of the deal to drop their dispute and trade Johnson to the Buccaneers. Accordi…Share Tweet
Daredevil Lions: Matthew Stafford jumps out of planeESPN.com Apr 13 (6 days ago)Daredevil Lions: Matthew Stafford jumps out of planeShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 12 (7 days ago)The Lions said goodbye to Reggie Bush this offseason, but it wasn’t because they felt totally secure in the pieces they held onto in the running game. Detroit ranked 28th in the league in rushing last season and neither Joique Bell nor Theo Riddick has …Share Tweet
Lions QB Matthew Stafford still training on his honeymoonESPN.com Apr 10Lions QB Matthew Stafford still training on his honeymoonShare TweetThe Buccaneers are adding some help to the roster while waiting to find out if the Lions will match the offer they extended to restricted free agent defensive end George Johnson. Tampa announced Thursday that they have signed former Bills and Vikings li…Share Tweet
Titus Young pleads no contest to felony batteryFormer Lions receiver Titus Young has been convicted of a felony charge and is facing significant prison time. Young pleaded no contest to one felony count of battery with serious bodily injury in Los Angeles County, ESPN reports. He faces up to three y…Share TweetThe Lions have until Monday to decide whether they’re going to match Tampa Bay’s offer sheet for restricted free agent defensive end George Johnson. But the moves they’ve already made might point to the fact the decision has already been made, as noted …Share Tweet
Word of Haloti Ngata trade was news to Lions coach Jim CaldwellThe first few minutes of the league year, which began in March, were a blur. And as we raced to keep up with the news on a record traffic day, others apparently weren’t able to keep up. Via Josh Katzenstein of the Detroit News comes the news that Lions …Share Tweet
Lions WR Ryan Broyles goes on one-handed catch spree, challenges Kenny StillsESPN.com Apr 8Lions WR Ryan Broyles goes on one-handed catch spree, challenges Kenny StillsShare Tweet
Seeking new deal, James Ihedigbo will skip Lions’ offseason workprofootballtalk.com Apr 7Last year safety James Ihedigbo signed a two-year contract with the Lions. This year Ihedigbo wants more money. Ihedigbo’s agent told WXYZ in Detroit that he informed the Lions that Ihedigbo won’t participate in any offseason activities until he gets a …Share Tweet
Lions haven’t talked to DeAndre Levy about extensionprofootballtalk.com Apr 7The Lions had a major defensive piece hit free agency this year when defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh turned into the biggest fish on the open market and swam away for Miami. They could have another key player in the same position next year. Linebacker De…Share Tweetlionsgab.com Apr 6The Lions for sure could use a running back, and while they have Joique Bell in the backfield, they also released Reggie Bush in free agency this offseason. Check how the off-season changes will affect the 2015 Lions’ at Mybookie.ag. There’s an option o…Share Tweet
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford gets hitchedESPN.com Apr 6Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford gets hitchedShare Tweet
Will Suh show up for offseason program in Miami?profootballtalk.com Apr 6Last year, in what became Ndamukong Suh’s last season with the Lions, Suh stayed away from most of the offseaon program. The Lions spent plenty of time making excuses for his absences. “I don’t understand why that would even come up as an issue,” coach …Share Tweet
Ashlee Palmer isn’t happy he’s unsignedprofootballtalk.com Apr 5Linebacker Ashlee Palmer has played in all but two career games since entering the NFL in 2009 as an undrafted free agent. He started 15 games for the Lions between 2013 and 2014. Last month, Palmer became an unrestricted free agent. He has yet to sign …Share Tweet
Lions add CB Josh Wilsonprofootballtalk.com Apr 3The Lions have strengthened their secondary depth. Detroit has reached a one-year contract with cornerback Josh Wilson, Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com reported Friday. Wilson joins the Lions after a one-season stint with the Falcons, for whom he notc…Share Tweet
Report: Lions sign LB Brandon Copelandprofootballtalk.com Apr 2The Lions have reportedly signed one of the notable performers at last month’s NFL Veteran Combine. Detroit has reached a one-year deal with former Ravens and Titans linebacker Brandon Copeland, Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reported Thursday night.…Share Tweet
Report: Buccaneers host Lions DE George Johnsonprofootballtalk.com Apr 2One of the more well-regarded restricted free agents has taken a visit. According to Jenna Laine of Sports Talk Florida, the Buccaneers hosted Lions defensive end George Johnson on Thursday. The 27-year-old Johnson recorded a career-high six sacks in 20…Share TweetEarlier this offseason, the Patriots filed tampering charges against the Jets concerning comments that Jets owner Woody Johnson made about being open to the return of cornerback Darrelle Revis if the Patriots didn’t pick up their option on Revis’s contr…Share Tweet
Detroit Lions bring in J.J. Nelson for pre-draft visitESPN.com Apr 2Detroit Lions bring in J.J. Nelson for pre-draft visitShare Tweet
Lions bring Breshad Perriman in for a pre-draft visitThe Lions have perhaps the game’s best big target at wide receiver. Now they’re taking a look at a guy who could knock the top out of any defense to make even more room for him. According to Tim Twentyman of the team’s official website, the Lions have C…Share Tweet
Teryl Austin predicts a better Lions defense, post-SuhThe Lions have lost defensive tackles Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley, replacing them with Haloti Ngata. Defensive coordinator Teryl Austin sees that as an upgrade. And it wasn’t an April Fool’s Day gag. “We plan to be better this year,” Austin told a ga…Share Tweet
Joe Lombardi: Matthew Stafford will take more chances this yearLions quarterback Matthew Stafford threw 12 interceptions in 16 games during the 2014 regular season, the lowest full-season total during his NFL career. Stafford also set a new career low in net yards per pass attempt during Joe Lombardi’s first year a…Share TweetEarlier this week, video of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady jumping off a cliff in Costa Rica made the internet rounds but he isn’t the only player to spend some portion of their offseason finding thrills off of the football field. As mentioned in one-li…Share Tweet
George Johnson headed to BuccaneersApr 15ESPN Buccaneers reporter Pat Yasinskas discusses the Lions' settlement of their dispute with the Bucs, allowing George Johnson to sign with the team.
Lions need to get younger at cornerbackApr 10ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein discusses the likelihood of drafting a cornerback early.
Expect Lions to draft defensive tackle earlyApr 3ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein discusses possible draft targets on the defensive line.
Inside The Huddle: Matt Stafford Goes DeepApr 2Matt Stafford will take more shots downfield this season.
The Rivers RumorsApr 15I’ve learned a lot about the passion of football fans in the past couple of days. I’ll explain how, and why, in a couple of paragraphs. But first, I want to weigh in on a story that won’t go away: the future of Philip Rivers with the San Diego Chargers.…
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