Detroit Lions News and Rumors

Lions ship another player home from London, this time for viola…

Lions ship another player home from London, this time for violating team rules

The Detroit Lions might as well have hired a shuttle to take their players to London and back. For the second time since the team arrived in England on Monday for Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons, the Lions sent someone home. The first time, it…
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  • Greg Cosell's Look Ahead: Breaking down the Lions' top-ranked d…

    Greg Cosell's Look Ahead: Breaking down the Lions' top-ranked defense

    The Detroit Lions’ defense, leading the NFL in fewest yards allowed, can be exploited if you work their secondary. The problem with that plan is the line and linebackers are so good, it’s tough to get to the secondary. The Lions might have the best fron…
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  • LaAdrian Waddle: Don’t blame Lions for me playing with a concus…

    LaAdrian Waddle: Don’t blame Lions for me playing with a concussion

    Lions right tackle LaAdrian Waddle says that even though he played after suffering a concussion on Sunday, the Lions shouldn’t be taking any criticism. Waddle says he kept it to himself that he had taken a hard hit on a fourth-quarter extra point, and h…
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  • Mayhew mum on Megatron’s future

    Mayhew mum on Megatron’s future

    profootballtalk.com 13 hours ago
    When the Lions became infatuated with pass-catchers in the top 10 of the draft, the future of receiver Calvin Johnson instantly became cloudy. With a contract carrying cap numbers that surpasses $20 million in 2015, the Lions will have tough decisions t…
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  • Early Lions-Falcons kickoff interesting international experimen…

    Early Lions-Falcons kickoff interesting international experiment for NFL

    yahoo.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Strawberries and cream are the delicacy of choice for Wimbledon watchers. What will you be dining on when the Detroit Lions face the Atlanta Falcons at 9:30 a.m. ET, which will be 1:30 p.m. local time at London's Wembley Stadium? Maybe eggs? Bacon? Weet…
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  • Kickalicious visits the Lions in London

    Kickalicious visits the Lions in London

    profootballtalk.com lionsgab.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Kickalicious is back with the Lions. But only for a visit, to the chagrin of some Lions fans. Havard Rugland, the Norwegian kicker whose trick kick video made him an Internet celebrity and got him a spot on Detroit’s preseason roster last year, stopped …
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  • Lions' Caldwell: Hester's returns an 'art form'

    Lions' Caldwell: Hester's returns an 'art form'

    ESPN.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Lions coach Jim Caldwell has been so impressed with Falcons returner Devin Hester that he says Hester has changed the way returns and returners are viewed.
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  • Reggie Bush remains out, Calvin Johnson remains in at Lions pra…

    Reggie Bush remains out, Calvin Johnson remains in at Lions practice

    profootballtalk.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    When the week started, Lions running back Reggie Bush was certain that he’d play against the Falcons on Sunday despite leaving last week’s game because of an ankle injury. That prediction is now looking overly optimistic. Dave Birkett of the Detroit Fre…
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  • Lions aren’t looking to make moves at trade deadline

    Lions aren’t looking to make moves at trade deadline

    profootballtalk.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Few have been as aggressive at the in-season trade deadline at the Lions, but it doesn’t seem that’s going to continue. Lions General Manager Martin Mayhew told reporters he didn’t anticipate doing anything by Tuesday’s deadline. He’s done three such de…
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  • Football for Breakfast

    Football for Breakfast

    CNNSI.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    I have no idea what’s going to happen Sunday when the NFL puts the Detroit-Atlanta game from London on national TV at 9:30 in the morning on the East Coast. No one does. But I do know a lot of important people are wondering about it. “I am as curious as…
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  • Video - Lions Facing Uncertainty At Tight End 01:04

    Lions Facing Uncertainty At Tight End

    Oct 24
    ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein discusses how the team will adjust with their top three tight ends questionable.
  • Video - Johnson Practices For Second Straight Day 00:49

    Johnson Practices For Second Straight Day

    Oct 23
    ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein discusses Calvin Johnson's chances of facing the Falcons on Sunday.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Lions-Falcons 00:24

    Inside Edge: Lions-Falcons

    Oct 23
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Detroit at Atlanta.
  • Video - Calvin Johnson's Ankle Progressing 01:10

    Calvin Johnson's Ankle Progressing

    Oct 23
    John Clayton, Dr. Michael Kaplan and Field Yates discuss Lions WR Calvin Johnson's availability for Sunday's game against the Falcons.

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  • Football for Breakfast

    Oct 24
    I have no idea what’s going to happen Sunday when the NFL puts the Detroit-Atlanta game from London on national TV at 9:30 in the morning on the East Coast. No one does. But I do know a lot of important people are wondering about it. “I am as curious as…
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    Oct 23
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    Oct 23
    John Clayton's First and Goal: The NFC, currently led by the surprising Cowboys, Cardinals and Lions, has a wide-open feel entering Week 8.