Detroit Sports News and Rumors
NFL players who make millions of dollars only to go broke shortly after retiring are commonplace. They wouldn’t be if more players lived like Lions safety Glover Quin. Quin is in the fourth year of a five-year, $23.5 million contract, but he’s still dri…Share Tweet
Riddick, Ebron and Ngata back at practice for Lionsprofootballtalk.com 23 hours agoThe Lions have been playing without several key players in recent weeks because of injuries, which hasn’t stopped them from reeling off three straight victories. They may be getting some reinforcements as they try to make it four straight wins against t…Share Tweet
Golden Tate: Benching “lit a fire under my tail”profootballtalk.com Oct 26 (yesterday)Lions wide receiver Golden Tate wasn’t the kind of receiver he thought he was capable of being. And he said it took being benched for him to realize it. Via Kyle Meinke of MLive.com, Tate said that it took his being parked for most of the second half of…Share TweetTrader Bill was back in business on Tuesday, as Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots acquired linebacker Kyle Van Noy from the Detroit Lions. [Play our $125K Baller | Free Yahoo Cup entry | Tips for your Daily lineup] Via multiple reports, the Pa…Share Tweet
County rejected offer to buy Pistons' Palace of Auburn Hillsnba.com Oct 25 (2 days ago)AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Suburban Detroit officials say they rejected a $384 million offer in June to buy the Palace of Auburn Hills.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Oct 25 (2 days ago)Eagles running back Ryan Mathews lost a fumble in the fourth quarter for the second time in three games against the Vikings, although the turnover didn’t wind up hurting the team in a 21-10 victory. That wasn’t the case in Week Five against the Lions, w…Share Tweet
Golden Tate nails it as Calvin Johnson for Lions' Halloween partyESPN.com Oct 25 (2 days ago)Golden Tate nails it as Calvin Johnson for Lions' Halloween partyShare Tweetnba.com Oct 25 (2 days ago)LeBron knows teams gear up 'to beat me' | Rose: Regaining elite status 'a matter of time' | Jazz try to temper expectations | Pistons sign UdrihShare Tweet
Jay Gruden faults prevent defense for Washington’s lossprofootballtalk.com Oct 25 (2 days ago)With 1:05 to play on Sunday, Washington took a 17-13 lead in Detroit. Then the Lions executed a six-play, 75-yard drive to score the game-winning touchdown. Washington coach Jay Gruden says the defensive play calling deserves some of the blame. Gruden s…Share Tweet
Redskins ST coach Ben Kotwica gave Lions fans more than they bargained for Sundayprofootballtalk.com Oct 24 (3 days ago)When you gotta go, you gotta go and that presented a problem for Redskins special teams coach Ben Kotwica during Sunday’s game against the Lions. Kotwica couldn’t really leave the field to answer nature’s call and no one wants a case of uromysitisis poi…Share Tweet
Report: Trent Williams avoided structural damage to kneeprofootballtalk.com Oct 24 (3 days ago)The Redskins lost a couple of key players to injuries during Sunday’s loss to the Lions with cornerback Josh Norman leaving due to a concussion and left tackle Trent Williams hurting his left knee. Williams said after the game that he was in pain and ha…Share Tweetdimemag.com Oct 24 (3 days ago)Getty Image Welcome to Hoop Dreams, a season preview unlike any other you’ll read before the 2016-17 season tips off. The premise is simple. We’ll be providing 30 of these fictional forays because it simply stinks that only one team can win the title ea…Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 24 (3 days ago)No one was happy that Thomas Vanek crashed and burned in Minnesota. Not the player, who returned to a place he calls home as a former Gophers star, and saw his the final year of his three-year deal bought out after a putrid 2015-16. Not the Wild, althou…Share Tweet
Lions defense shows improvement even as injuries continue to pile upESPN.com Oct 24 (3 days ago)Lions defense shows improvement even as injuries continue to pile upShare TweetIt only seems like Matthew Stafford has been quarterback of the Detroit Lions forever. Stafford is still fairly young. He’s 28. Sunday’s game was his 100th NFL start. We expect instant results from our quarterbacks, but players are still allowed to impr…Share Tweet
Rip Hamilton Claims His 2004 Pistons Could Beat This Year’s Warriorsdimemag.com Oct 23 (4 days ago)Getty Image The team the 2015-2016 Golden State Warriors most often got compared to was the 96 Bulls, for reasons too obvious to get revisited here. Scottie Pippen, however, didn’t believe there was any comparison at all, stating definitely that his 72-…Share Tweetlionsgab.com Oct 23 (4 days ago)Matthew Stafford threw a go-ahead, 18-yard touchdown pass to Anquan Boldin with 16 seconds left to lift the Lions to a 20-17 win over the Redskins on Sunday. The Lions (4-3) extended their winning streak to three games. The Redskins (4-3) had won four s…Share Tweet
Lions great Gail Cogdill dies at 79profootballtalk.com Oct 22 (5 days ago)Gail Cogdill, a Detroit Lion who retired as the team’s all-time leading receiver, has died at the age of 79. As the Lions’ sixth-round draft pick out of Washington State in 1960, Cogdill made an instant impact, being chosen to the Pro Bowl and winning t…Share Tweet
Boldin's value to Lions goes far beyond the football fieldJul 26Louis Riddick and Ed Werder break down the value WR Anquan Boldin will bring to the Lions on a one-year deal.
Dolphins, Lions best fit for FosterJul 18The NFL Insiders crew breaks down where free agent RB Arian Foster should sign this season.
Lions offense still has issues to work out in training campJul 18ESPN 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.
Training camp 60 second previewJul 16NFL Insider Dan Graziano delivers your NFL training camp primer.