Detroit Lions News and Rumors

  • Lions cut Aaron Dobson to make room for a linebacker

    Lions cut Aaron Dobson to make room for a linebacker

    profootballtalk.com Updated 9 hours ago
    Aaron Dobson’s stint as a Lion was a short one. The Lions, who signed Dobson on Tuesday, announced that they waived him today. With two linebackers, DeAndre Levy and Antwione Williams, ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Packers, the Lions had a big…
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  • Clay Matthews ruled out as Packers downgrade four

    Clay Matthews ruled out as Packers downgrade four

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    The Packers’ defense is ailing heading into Sunday’s game against the Lions. Green Bay announced today that linebacker Clay Matthews and safety Morgan Burnett have both been ruled out, after previously being listed as doubtful. The Packers also downgrad…
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  • Key defensive players on both sides out for Lions-Packers

    Key defensive players on both sides out for Lions-Packers

    profootballtalk.com Sep 23 (yesterday)
    Neither team’s defense is at full strength for Sunday’s game in Green Bay. For the Lions, defensive end Ziggy Ansah is out with an ankle sprain. The injury, which is expected to sideline Ansah for multiple games, is a big one for arguably the Lions’ bes…
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  • Report: Ziggy Ansah getting second opinion on ankle injury

    Report: Ziggy Ansah getting second opinion on ankle injury

    profootballtalk.com Sep 22 (2 days ago)
    The Lions placed running back Ameer Abdullah on injured reserve this week after he went for a second opinion on his injured foot and now they reportedly have another one of their key players going for a second look at his injury. Defensive end Ziggy Ans…
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  • President Cooter? One Lions fan wants a new candidate on the ba…

    President Cooter? One Lions fan wants a new candidate on the ballot

    yahoo.com Sep 22 (2 days ago)
    Jim Bob Cooter, center (AP) Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter has arguably the best name in the NFL right now. And since taking over the offense midway through the season in 2015, he’s become a popular figure in Detroit, both for his na…
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  • Lions' Eric Ebron uses ugly 2015 game in Green Bay as his …

    Lions' Eric Ebron uses ugly 2015 game in Green Bay as his motivation

    ESPN.com Sep 22 (3 days ago)
    Lions' Eric Ebron uses ugly 2015 game in Green Bay as his motivation
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  • Source: Lions won’t be signing Ray Rice

    Source: Lions won’t be signing Ray Rice

    profootballtalk.com Sep 21 (3 days ago)
    With more and more (and more) running backs getting injured in the first two weeks of the 2016 regular season, the name “Ray Rice” may be moving higher and higher up the list of available free agents at the position. One team with connections to Rice is…
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  • Lions' running game takes a big hit with Ameer Abdullah in…

    Lions' running game takes a big hit with Ameer Abdullah injury

    Lions' running game takes a big hit with Ameer Abdullah injury
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  • 'That was a pretty big deal': Lions relive ending Lam…

    'That was a pretty big deal': Lions relive ending Lambeau losing streak

    ESPN.com Sep 21 (4 days ago)
    'That was a pretty big deal': Lions relive ending Lambeau losing streak
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  • Hail Mary ref returns for Lions-Packers rematch

    Hail Mary ref returns for Lions-Packers rematch

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Sep 20 (4 days ago)
    The last time the Packers and Lions played, a controversial facemask penalty game Green Bay one last chance to steal a victory. And they did, thanks to a rafters-kissing moonshot from Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers that ended in a touchdown to tight …
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  • Lions signing Aaron Dobson

    Lions signing Aaron Dobson

    profootballtalk.com Sep 20 (4 days ago)
    The Lions are signing wide receiver Aaron Dobson following a Tuesday workout, the Detroit Free Press reported. No corresponding roster move was announced, and team has not officially announced the signing. Dobson, a second-round pick in 2013, was cut by…
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  • Lions work out Joique Bell

    Lions work out Joique Bell

    profootballtalk.com Sep 20 (4 days ago)
    With Ameer Abdullah ailing, the Lions are looking at another running back. Joique Bell worked out for the Lions today, Adam Caplan of ESPN reports. The obvious advantage to bringing Bell in is that he already knows the offense: Bell played for the Lions…
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  • Report: Ansah suffers dreaded high ankle sprain

    Report: Ansah suffers dreaded high ankle sprain

    profootballtalk.com Sep 19 (5 days ago)
    Lions defensive end Ziggy Ansah suffered a high ankle sprain during Sunday’s loss to the Titans, NFL Network reported Monday. The report didn’t offer a timetable for Ansah’s return, but high ankle sprains can take several weeks — or even longer — to hea…
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  • Lions cut Andrew Quarless after suspension ends

    Lions cut Andrew Quarless after suspension ends

    profootballtalk.com Sep 19 (5 days ago)
    The Lions violated their own policies to sign tight end Andrew Quarless. And now they’ve cut him before he ever played for them. Quarless was suspended for the first two games of the season over an incident in which he fired a gun during an argument wit…
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  • Lions need to fix penalty problem or it will be a long season i…

    Lions need to fix penalty problem or it will be a long season in Detroit

    ESPN.com Sep 19 (6 days ago)
    Lions need to fix penalty problem or it will be a long season in Detroit
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  • Lions Stunned in Home Opener to Titans 16-15

    Lions Stunned in Home Opener to Titans 16-15

    Marcus Mariota moved the Tennessee Titans down the field like a savvy veteran, not a second-year pro, and completed all nine of his throws to complete a comeback a week after his turnovers hurt his team’s shot to win. Mariota converted a fourth down wit…
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  • Lions' defensive injuries caught up to them -- and (gulp) …

    Lions' defensive injuries caught up to them -- and (gulp) the Packers are next

    ESPN.com Sep 18 (6 days ago)
    Lions' defensive injuries caught up to them -- and (gulp) the Packers are next
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  • DeAndre Levy fined $9,115 for taunting

    DeAndre Levy fined $9,115 for taunting

    Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy is unlikely to play against the Titans this week after drawing a doubtful tag on the week’s final injury report, which means he’s unlikely to pick up his second fine in as many weeks. PFT has confirmed that Levy has been fi…
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  • Theo Riddick 'killing that stereotype' he's not …

    Theo Riddick 'killing that stereotype' he's not a strong runner for Lions

    ESPN.com Sep 16
    Theo Riddick 'killing that stereotype' he's not a strong runner for Lions
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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.