1. Travis Swanson Must Fend Off Veteran Challenge

    The Detroit Lions drafted Travis Swanson last year to eventually replace Dominic Raiola. After the team opted not to re-sign the 14-year veteran this offseason, it seemed to signal a commitment to Swanson as the team's new center...

    Erik Stordahl Written by Erik Stordahl about 1 month ago 60 reads 0 comments

  2. Ngata Seems at Ease in New Defense

    The Lions player who should be feeling the most pressure to deliver this season is defensive tackle Haloti Ngata.....

    Erik Stordahl Written by Erik Stordahl about 1 month ago 75 reads 0 comments

  3. Tony Dungy Expects Some Young Lions Players to “really Take Off” Thisyear

    Lions coach Jim Caldwell spent many years as an assistant to Tony Dungy on the Colts ' coaching staff and the two men helped lead Indianapolis to a Super Bowl title during their time on the sideline together...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 month ago 271 reads 0 comments

  4. Caraun Reid Seeks to Maintain Offseason Momentum

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  5. Lions' Jones Must Fight for Role After Lost Rookie Year

    Detroit Lions receiver T.J. Jones doesn't kid himself. As a sixth-round NFL draft pick last year who spent the whole season sidelined by a shoulder injury, Jones knows that he is guaranteed ...

    Erik Stordahl Written by Erik Stordahl about 1 month ago 101 reads 0 comments

  6. Tony Dungy Has High Expectations for Lions' Coaching Staff

    Former NFL head coach Tony Dungy believes the Lions are a team to watch this upcoming season in Jim Caldwell and his coaching staff's second year on the job...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 month ago 94 reads 0 comments

  7. NFC North Q Will Haloti Ngata Help Offset the Loss of Ndamukong Suh?

    Today's question: Defensive line was one of the Detroit Lions ' strengths last year with the dominant Ndamukong Suh leading the way...

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  8. Matthew Stafford Entering Career Crossroads with Detroit Lions in 2015

    Last season, Matthew Stafford was given a wise, fatherly, offensive-minded head coach with Super Bowls under his belt and a stamp of approval from Peyton Manning ...

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  9. Where the Lions Roster Stands: Defensive Tackle

    As we start to look ahead to training camp, we're going to take a position-by-position look at the Detroit Lions roster. Next up is the defensive tackle position. (The final year of each player's contract is listed in parentheses...

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  10. After Career Year, Golden Tate Working on Conditioning

    The Detroit Lion who needs to improve the least is trying to improve the most he can this off-season. Receiver Golden Tate made more than good on the five-year, $31-million contract he signed last season with the Lions ...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 month ago 70 reads 0 comments

  11. Detroit Lions 2015 Training Camp Battles: Can Ryan Broyles Win Slot WR Job?

    The Detroit Lions didn't get much production out of the team's wide receivers beyond Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate last season...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 month ago 81 reads 0 comments

  12. Lions CB Slay Sees Carter as New Member of 'Big Family'

    The secondary is all about chemistry, and the Lions have been working to make sure they continue the successful alchemy they produced last year, when all four defensive backs played at a high level...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 month ago 87 reads 0 comments

  13. Detroit Lions: Full Position Breakdown and Depth Chart Analysis at Right Tackle

    The Detroit Lions ' front office spent some time this offseason retooling the offensive line. Most would agree with Josh Katzenstein of the Detroit News that the unit ...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 month ago 4,507 reads 8 comments

  14. Lions Aim for Super Bowl, Not Mediocrity, Coming off 11-5 Season

    The Detroit Lions will return for the start of training camp in one month and then try to do something they've never done in the franchise history...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 month ago 147 reads 0 comments

  15. Lions' Webster Is Bigger but Still 'Runs Like a Deer'

    If it's possible for a 6-foot-7, 262-pound man to look even bigger than his measurements, Larry Webster does...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 month ago 485 reads 0 comments

  16. Hall of Fame TE Charlie Sanders Dies at Age 68

    One of the NFL 's finest tight ends, Charlie Sanders, has died at the age of 68, per the Pro Football Hall of Fame...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 month ago 351 reads 0 comments

  17. For Lions to Be Elite, It Starts with Matthew Stafford

    There's every reason for Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate to be riled up about his team catching the Green Bay Packers in the NFC North, following a season when the Lions were as close as they'd been in years...

    Erik Stordahl Written by Erik Stordahl about 2 months ago 213 reads 0 comments

  18. 'Fighter' Charlie Sanders Still Trying to Kick Cancer's Butt

    Hall-of-Fame tight end Charlie Sanders has undergone multiple rounds of chemotherapy in his battle with cancer, but family members say the long-time Detroit Lion is staying upbeat in his fight...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 2 months ago 26 reads 1 comments

  19. How Do the Detroit Lions Stack Up Against the Rest of the NFC North?

    Do the Detroit Lions finally have what they need to take down the Green Bay Packers ? Or should they be more concerned about the rising Minnesota Vikings ? And don't forget about the Chicago Bears ! Actually, go ahead...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 months ago 12,492 reads 47 comments

  20. Lions' Diggs Impressive Early: 'It's What I Expected'

    Quandre Diggs surprised everyone from coaches to his veteran teammates with how quickly he took to the Detroit Lions defense this spring, but the rookie cornerback didn't surprise himself...

    Erik Stordahl Written by Erik Stordahl about 2 months ago 92 reads 0 comments

  21. Setting Realistic Expectations for Each Detroit Lions Rookie

    Every year, fantasy footballers and fans get whipped into a frenzy about the incoming rookie class. It often leads to unreasonable expectations and overbidding in fantasy drafts. Just ask Eric Ebron...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 months ago 8,977 reads 19 comments

  22. Lions' Golden Tate: 'I Think It's Time for Us'

    It's time for the Detroit Lions to take the next step, according to the team's best player on offense last year. .....

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  23. Haloti Ngata 'Hasn't Thought' About New Deal in Detroit

    Lions defensive tackle Haloti Ngata heard from a lot of shocked friends and family members when the Ravens traded him...

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  24. Lions' Joique Bell: I'd Be Surprised If I Don't Rush for 1,200 Yards

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 2 months ago 1,065 reads 0 comments

  25. 6 Players Who Might Find Themselves on Detroit Lions Practice Squad in 2015

    Not all NFL dreams are dashed once the rosters are trimmed to 53 players. A maximum of 10 hopeful prospects can be added to the practice squad, so long as they don't have an accrued ...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 months ago 9,470 reads 8 comments