1. Joique Bell Still the Lions' Starting RB, Zenner Says

    Maybe it meant nothing. He is a rookie, after all. But Detroit Lions running back Zach Zenner might have dropped a hint about his team's backfield plans Tuesday when asked about ...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 13 days ago 311 reads 0 comments

  2. 5 Detroit Lions in Need of Big Preseason Week 2 Performance

    The Detroit Lions ' focus next week will be getting the starters on track for the regular season. This week? Those first-teamers are looking at maybe two drives...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 13 days ago 2,613 reads 6 comments

  3. NOTEBOOK: Swanson Won't Take Starting Role for Granted

    When the Detroit Lions made the decision to move on from long-time center Dominic Raiola in the offseason, the Travis Swanson era began at center. The Lions drafted the big and ...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 13 days ago 59 reads 0 comments

  4. Detroit Lions Mum on Why Ameer Abdullah Was Held Back at Practice

    ALLEN PARK -- Ameer Abdullah dressed for practice Tuesday. He is not hurt. But he barely touched the ball. And Jim Caldwell was in no mood to divulge the reason his budding rookie tailback was held back during the workout...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 13 days ago 220 reads 0 comments

  5. Detroit Lions Offense Looks Sharp During Monday Night Practice

    DEARBORN, Mich. -- Jim Caldwell took his team down the road from the Detroit Lions practice facility Monday night for one of the final public workouts of the year.....

    Erik Stordahl Written by Erik Stordahl about 14 days ago 152 reads 0 comments

  6. MIA CB: Calvin Johnson Still Toughest WR to Defend

    Miami Dolphins cornerback Brent Grimes has faced a slew of top-shelf wideouts over the past season. Demaryius Thomas , Jordy Nelson , Randall Cobb , Alshon Jeffery, Julio Jones , T...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 14 days ago 141 reads 0 comments

  7. Gabe Wright Impresses, Greg Salas Gets First-Team Work

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 14 days ago 139 reads 0 comments

  8. Lions Wide Receiver Golden Tate Surprised by Percy Harvin's Comments

    Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate said he was surprised by some of the comments made by former Seattle Seahawks teammate Percy Harvin but that he never held any jealousy toward Harvin after he joined the Seahawks in a 2013 trade...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 14 days ago 4,536 reads 0 comments

  9. Making Call on the Detroit Lions' Hardest Remaining Cuts

    The unfortunate side effect of training camp is its temporary nature. The Detroit Lions have brought in over 90 guys who held contracts to play at least the 2015 season, but the ...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 14 days ago 10,603 reads 51 comments

  10. Haloti Ngata Contract: Latest News and Rumors on Negotiations with Lions

    As things stand now, Haloti Ngata is only signed through 2015, potentially limiting his time with the Detroit Lions to a solitary season. However, that may not be the case much longer...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 14 days ago 6,822 reads 17 comments

  11. How a Missed Photo Opportunity Drives DE Darryl Tapp

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Darryl Tapp was with the Detroit Lions for all but three days last season. That three-day absence explains everything Tapp has done since.....

    Erik Stordahl Written by Erik Stordahl about 15 days ago 39 reads 0 comments

  12. Lions LB Levy Liquidating Shoe Collection for Charity

    It ain't the shoes, Money. After years of collecting sometimes high-priced gym shoes, reformed sneakerhead and current Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy is auctioning off his collection to help two local charities...

    Erik Stordahl Written by Erik Stordahl about 15 days ago 44 reads 0 comments

  13. Lions May Be NFC's Surprise Team, SI's Peter King Says

    Peter King is buying into the hype. Though the Detroit Lions have played just one preseason game and trudged through the majority of training camp (they've got one more open practice ...

    Erik Stordahl Written by Erik Stordahl about 15 days ago 116 reads 0 comments

  14. Breaking Down Detroit Lions' Likely Opening Game Starting Lineup

    The preseason is like a taste of honey when you've never had a cupcake. The season opener? That's a slice of pizza after a night spent out on the town with your college buddies...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 15 days ago 2,933 reads 5 comments

  15. Detroit Lions Calvin Johnson Continues a Strong Camp

    Jim Caldwell was happy to have some humidity Saturday afternoon. Football coaches, for multiple reasons, always seem to like that...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 16 days ago 331 reads 0 comments

  16. Jim Caldwell to Detroit Lions: Be Competitive, but Not Combative

    Jim Caldwell wants his players to be competitive. What he doesn't want is the Detroit Lions to escalate to the level of fighting each other in practice...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 16 days ago 143 reads 0 comments

  17. Detroit Lions Hold OL Tryout After Losing Darren Keyton for Season

    Darren Keyton's season is over after one preseason snap, and the Detroit Lions are wasting no time replacing him...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 16 days ago 281 reads 0 comments

  18. Joique Bell: 'I See a Lot of Greatness' in Ameer Abdullah

    Reporters have watched Ameer Abdullah carve up the practice field for weeks. Fans got their first look at the rookie tailback during Thursday's preseason opener, and he did not disappoint...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 16 days ago 201 reads 0 comments

  19. TJ Jones off to Good Start in Detroit Lions' Returner Competition

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- TJ Jones didn't think it would happen. He saw the initial depth chart and knew he was on there as a potential second-half returner Thursday night, but the Detroit Lions wide receiver had no idea what would happen...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 17 days ago 158 reads 0 comments

  20. Bell: Abdullah Is 'The Real Deal'

    Abdullah has acknowledged as much, but after playing just 15 snaps Thursday, plenty of people are already waiting to see his next move...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 17 days ago 157 reads 0 comments

  21. Ameer Abdullah's Explosiveness Will Add Needed Balance to Detroit Lions Offense

    There’s a choice to make when pinpointing the moment Ameer Abdullah ditched his training camp hype train Thursday night and instead strapped himself to a hype rocket that blasted into orbit...

    Sean Tomlinson Written by Sean Tomlinson about 17 days ago 26,679 reads 60 comments

  22. Lions Charging Media Members $150 to Use an Ethernet Cable

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 17 days ago 107 reads 0 comments

  23. Laken Tomlinson Says He Is on Pace for What Detroit Lions Coaches Want

    There were no nerves for Laken Tomlinson on Thursday night. The Detroit Lions ' first-round pick wouldn't line up with the starters -- that, they hope, comes later -- but he was about to make his debut...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 17 days ago 2 reads 0 comments

  24. Ameer Abdullah, Lions RB, Calls This Teammate "Elite" and "One of the Best"

    Ameer Abdullah, Lions RB, calls this teammate "elite" and "one of the best" in the NFL . The B/R Spotlight airs weekdays from 10 AM – 1 PM ET on Bleacher Report Radio channel ...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 17 days ago 96 reads 0 comments

  25. Laken Tomlinson Says He Is on Pace for What Detroit Lions Coaches Want

    DETROIT -- There were no nerves for Laken Tomlinson on Thursday night. The Detroit Lions ' first-round pick wouldn't line up with the starters -- that, they hope, comes later -- but he was about to make his debut...

    Erik Stordahl Written by Erik Stordahl about 18 days ago 10 reads 0 comments