Detroit Lions News and Rumors

  • Anquan Boldin didn't ask Lions for Calvin Johnson's No. 81 'out…

    Anquan Boldin didn't ask Lions for Calvin Johnson's No. 81 'out of respect'

    ESPN.com Updated 4 hours ago
    Anquan Boldin didn't ask Lions for Calvin Johnson's No. 81 'out of respect'
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  • Lions RB Ameer Abdullah 'confident I'll be where I need to be' …

    Lions RB Ameer Abdullah 'confident I'll be where I need to be' for season opener

    ESPN.com 15 hours ago
    Lions RB Ameer Abdullah 'confident I'll be where I need to be' for season opener
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  • Lions put DeAndre Levy on non-football injury list

    Lions put DeAndre Levy on non-football injury list

    profootballtalk.com 20 hours ago
    In 2014, Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy had an excellent season, and the team rewarded him with a four-year, $33 million contract. But it’s been all injuries since. Last year Levy played in just one game because of a hip injury, and today the Lions annou…
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  • With contract extension, Lions' Darius Slay reaches elite level…

    With contract extension, Lions' Darius Slay reaches elite level of cornerbacks

    With contract extension, Lions' Darius Slay reaches elite level of cornerbacks
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  • Patriots bring back Halapio, add Pascoe

    Patriots bring back Halapio, add Pascoe

    profootballtalk.com Jul 27 (3 days ago)
    The Patriots are adding tight end Bear Pascoe and offensive lineman Jon Halapio, Patriots coach Bill Belichick told reporters Wednesday. Pascoe, 30, was most recently with the Lions. He saw his most extensive time with the Giants early in his career and…
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  • Anquan Boldin a good signing for Lions as long as expectations …

    Anquan Boldin a good signing for Lions as long as expectations are realistic

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Jul 26 (4 days ago)
    Anquan Boldin a good signing for Lions as long as expectations are realistic
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  • Lions bringing in Jimmy Clausen, wideouts for workout

    Lions bringing in Jimmy Clausen, wideouts for workout

    profootballtalk.com Jul 25 (5 days ago)
    The Lions put wide receiver Will Fuller on the physically unable to perform list Sunday and it’s not clear when he’ll be ready to get back on the field after having foot surgery this offseason. On Monday, the team will look at a few options to fill in a…
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  • Lions place Brandon Pettigrew, two others on PUP list

    Lions place Brandon Pettigrew, two others on PUP list

    profootballtalk.com Jul 24 (6 days ago)
    With training camp about to start, the Lions are taking stock of which players on their roster aren’t quite ready to start practicing. Tight end Brandon Pettigrew is on that list and the Lions announced Sunday that he has been placed on the physically u…
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  • Bengals cut Taylor Mays

    Bengals cut Taylor Mays

    profootballtalk.com Jul 23 (7 days ago)
    The Bengals released veteran safety Taylor Mays Saturday, just a few months after bringing him back on a one-year deal. Mays played for the Bengals from 2011-14. He played 14 games and started five last season for the Raiders after being cut by the Viki…
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  • Ameer Abdullah: NFL can’t take the kickoff away

    Ameer Abdullah: NFL can’t take the kickoff away

    Lions running back Ameer Abdullah led the league in kickoff return yards as a rookie last year. But he’s worried that by the time his career ends, there will be no such thing as a kickoff. Abdullah told MLive.com he knows the NFL has talked about elimin…
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  • Lions Come to Terms with OL Luke Marquardt

    Lions Come to Terms with OL Luke Marquardt

    The Lions have signed free agent offensive tackle Luke Marquardt, Brendan Savage of Mlive reports. The 6-foot-8, 315-pound Marquardt was undrafted out of Azusa Pacific University, a Division II school near Los Angeles whose best-known player is former K…
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  • A'Shawn Robinson could win DT job for Lions by season opener vs…

    A'Shawn Robinson could win DT job for Lions by season opener vs. Colts

    ESPN.com Jul 21
    A'Shawn Robinson could win DT job for Lions by season opener vs. Colts
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  • Lions sign Quanterus Smith

    Lions sign Quanterus Smith

    The Lions have made an addition to their defensive line with the start of training camp a little more than a week away. The team announced Wednesday that they have signed defensive end Quanterus Smith to their 90-man roster. The Lions didn’t need to mak…
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  • Without Calvin Johnson, the Lions receivers are group without a…

    Without Calvin Johnson, the Lions receivers are group without a star

    ESPN.com Jul 20
    Without Calvin Johnson, the Lions receivers are group without a star
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  • Colts add a tight end

    Colts add a tight end

    The Colts made two roster moves Tuesday, signing tight end Emil Igwenagu and waiving quarterback Josh Woodrum. Igwenagu broke into the league in 2012 with the Eagles and has also spent time with the Lions. He’s played in three career regular season game…
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  • USA rugby player, former Lions WR Carlin Isles open to another …

    USA rugby player, former Lions WR Carlin Isles open to another NFL shot

    ESPN.com Jul 19
    USA rugby player, former Lions WR Carlin Isles open to another NFL shot
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  • Arian Foster signing with Dolphins

    Arian Foster signing with Dolphins

    Running back Arian Foster had a visit scheduled with the Lions after he met with the Dolphins on Monday, but they will have to look in another direction if they want veteran help in the backfield. Foster’s agent Mike McCartney announced that his client …
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  • Patriots safety Ebner, former Lions RB Best named to Olympic te…

    Patriots safety Ebner, former Lions RB Best named to Olympic teams

    yahoo.com Jul 18
    Nate Ebner (Getty Images) There are very, very few circumstances where Bill Belichick would allow one of his players to miss training camp time. But the Summer Olympics is apparently one of them. On Monday, USA Rugby men’s sevens head coach Mike Friday …
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  • Jahvid Best becomes first person with NFL experience to qualify…

    Jahvid Best becomes first person with NFL experience to qualify for Summer Olympics

    More than four years after his most recent concussion ended a once-promising NFL career, former Lions running back Jahvid Best returns to the top levels of athletic competition. He has been named to the St. Lucia track and field team for the 2016 Olympi…
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  • Lions will honor their 1991 team this season

    Lions will honor their 1991 team this season

    The Detroit Lions haven’t won an NFL title since 1957, which doesn’t leave too many fans of that team or players from it available for celebrations of their achievement. Unfortunately for the Lions, there aren’t too many other teams of recent vintage to…
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  • The Lions are holding the most pathetic 25th anniversary ever

    The Lions are holding the most pathetic 25th anniversary ever

    yahoo.com Jul 14
    Honoring winners is a time-honored tradition in this country, especially in sports. But when winning is so sparse, it can unintentionally turn that honor into a joke. We present to you, dear friends, the Detroit Lions. The franchise that has not won a p…
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  • Video - Boldin's value to Lions goes far beyond the football field 00:57

    Boldin's value to Lions goes far beyond the football field

    Jul 26
    Louis Riddick and Ed Werder break down the value WR Anquan Boldin will bring to the Lions on a one-year deal.
  • Video - Dolphins, Lions best fit for Foster 01:18

    Dolphins, Lions best fit for Foster

    Jul 18
    The NFL Insiders crew breaks down where free agent RB Arian Foster should sign this season.
  • Video - Lions offense still has issues to work out in training camp 01:30

    Lions offense still has issues to work out in training camp

    Jul 18
    ESPN Lions reporter Michael Rothstein breaks down why Calvin Johnson's retirement and offensive line retooling will be the focal points in Detroit's training camp.
  • Video - Training camp 60 second preview 01:07

    Training camp 60 second preview

    Jul 16
    NFL Insider Dan Graziano delivers your NFL training camp primer.