The Lions needed a safety, so they took hard-hitting Miles KillebrewESPN.com Updated 1 hour agoThe Lions needed a safety, so they took hard-hitting Miles KillebrewShare Tweet
Lions could draft a quarterback for the first time since 2009 on SaturdayESPN.com 5 hours agoLions could draft a quarterback for the first time since 2009 on SaturdayShare TweetLions stay local with Graham Glasgow, giving Travis Swanson competitionShare TweetThe second round began with a huge run on defensive linemen and the Lions joined in that run. After a series of edge rushers and tackles were picked, the DT stable was thinning very rapidly. The Lions pounced on A’Shawn Robinson with the 46th pick. Robi…Share Tweetlionsgab.com 20 hours agoThe Lions are looking to upgrade the interior offensive line in the draft, but the Cowboys have just made it clear that a veteran interior lineman is available. Leary was a starter that was displaced by rookie La’El Collins. No word on what compensation…Share Tweet
Preparing for Round 2lionsgab.com 20 hours agoThe Lions addressed their most glaring need in the first round, but they have a lot more work to do on the roster. The top areas of need on the roster are defensive end, safety and defensive tackle. In my opinion, the pick in the second round needs to b…Share Tweet
Bob Quinn calmed nerves before Lions' pick by swinging baseball batESPN.com Apr 29 (yesterday)Bob Quinn calmed nerves before Lions' pick by swinging baseball batShare TweetLions select Ohio State OT Taylor Decker in first roundShare Tweet
George Johnson hopes for rebound season with Bucsprofootballtalk.com Apr 28 (3 days ago)After posting six sacks with the Detroit Lions in 2014, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded for defensive end George Johnson and gave him a three-year, $7 million contract. However, Johnson didn’t come close to matching that production in his first season b…Share TweetESPN.com Apr 27 (3 days ago)Lions' Levy calls on athletes to 'step up' for womenShare Tweet
Marvin Jones feels “no pressure” in new role with Lionsprofootballtalk.com Apr 26 (4 days ago)The Lions moved quickly to secure wide receiver Marvin Jones‘ services as a free agent when the 2016 league year opened up last month, giving themselves a receiver who could fill the hole on the depth chart that opened when Calvin Johnson decided to ret…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 22The last time we mentioned wide receiver Robert Meachem on these pages was when he worked out for the Lions in June 2015 in an unsuccessful bid to earn a contract in Detroit. As the silence around his name suggests, Meachem didn’t catch on anywhere last…Share TweetLions General Manager Bob Quinn is free to admit that there are “red flags” with defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche. But he also understands that the complicated part of the draft process is how much weight to put on those concerns, knowing that at some …Share Tweet
Golden Tate: Now we’re just going to start building the empireprofootballtalk.com Apr 21The Lions held onto coach Jim Caldwell after finishing 7-9 last season, but there are some significant differences from 2015 in Detroit. Bob Quinn took over as the team’s General Manager and he’s instituted several changes already. The weight room is di…Share TweetLions quarterback Matthew Stafford got off to a shaky start last season, and his poor play contributed to the midseason firing of offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi. But when Jim Bob Cooter was installed as the offensive coordinator, Stafford caught fir…Share Tweet
Julio Jones will retire “when I can’t go”profootballtalk.com Apr 19Lions receiver Calvin Johnson entered the league only four years before Falcons receiver Julio Jones. With Johnson, who played college football at Georgia Tech, now retired, Georgia’s top NFL receiver was asked about the decision on Tuesday. “I don’t fa…Share Tweet
DE Jason Jones visits Dolphinsprofootballtalk.com Apr 16Free agent defensive end Jason Jones visited the Dolphins Friday, a league source told PFT. The Dolphins showed interest in Jones early in the free agency period last month. Jones also visited the Cowboys in late March. Jones, 29, spent the last three s…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 16As MDS pointed out earlier today, the Jets and Bills will get together in September for another Thursday night Color Rush game — even though last year’s green-red goulash left plenty of colorblind fans dazed and confused. Lions president Rod Wood previo…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 14The Vikings will play at the Lions in the first game of the NFL’s annual Thanksgiving tripleheader, PFT has learned. The full 2016 schedule will be released Thursday night at 8 p.m. ET. The schedule leaks started Thursday afternoon. ESPN.com reported th…Share Tweet
Report: Alabama DL Jarran Reed to visit Lions on TuesdayESPN.com Apr 11Report: Alabama DL Jarran Reed to visit Lions on TuesdayShare Tweet
Austin Collie retires from CFL, works on concussion researchprofootballtalk.com Apr 8Concussions derailed the NFL career of wide receiver Austin Collie, and now that Collie has decided to walk away from the Canadian Football League, he’ll have more time to devote to concussion research. Collie informed the British Columbia Lions that he…Share Tweet
Teammate thought Calvin Johnson retirement talk was a jokeprofootballtalk.com Apr 8Calvin Johnson told at least one Lions teammate last season that he was planning to retire, but that teammate didn’t believe it. Lions receiver Corey Fuller says Johnson talked to him early in the 2015 season about retiring, which Johnson officially did…Share TweetESPN.com Apr 72016 Detroit Lions preseason schedule includes three AFC North teamsShare Tweet
Stevan Ridley wasn’t sure he wanted to come to Detroit, but didprofootballtalk.com Apr 7New Lions running back Stevan Ridley wasn’t sure Detroit was anywhere he wanted to be. But after taking a visit there, and seeing some familiar faces from his days with the Patriots, he came to the realization that maybe it could be the kind of destinat…Share Tweet
Tattoos tell the story of Lions' draft pick DeckerApr 29Lions' draft pick Taylor Decker has tattoos all over his upper body that tell the story of his family and life that lead him to the NFL.
Decker adds power to Detroit's offensive lineApr 28Field Yates breaks down the Lions first-round draft pick, former Ohio State OT Taylor Decker.
Dickerson ranks his top five RBs of all timeApr 28Hall of Fame RB Eric Dickerson joins SportsNation to rank his top five running backs of all time, as well who he believes could be great running backs in the near future.
Lions select Taylor Decker in NFL Nation mock draftApr 26ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein breaks down why Detroit will take offensive tackle Taylor Decker in Thursday's NFL draft.