1. Mid-Round NFL Draft Targets Who Could Start in Year 1 for Detroit Lions

    If the Detroit Lions are going to take the next step toward consistently contending, general manager Martin Mayhew must get better contributions from the middle rounds of the 2015 NFL draft than last year's offerings...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 month ago 6,002 reads 39 comments

  2. 5 Mistakes the Detroit Lions Can't Afford to Make This Offseason

    There is a lot riding on this offseason for the Detroit Lions . The brain trust of general manager Martin Mayhew , head coach Jim Caldwell and team president Tom Lewand (pictured ...

    Jeff Risdon Written by Jeff Risdon about 1 month ago 8,957 reads 47 comments

  3. Warren Sapp: Suh Should Give Lions Hometown Discount

    PHOENIX - Hall-of-Fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp has long been one of the most vocal critics of Ndamukong Suh's play...

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  4. Cliff Avril: Ndamukong Suh Should Expect 'A Headache' If He Hits Free Agency

    PHOENIX -- Ndamukong Suh appears to be headed for free agency in March, and Cliff Avril has a pretty good idea what he's about to face...

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  5. How Close Are the Detroit Lions to the Super Bowl?

    The Detroit Lions have never been to a Super Bowl. In the Super Bowl era, the team has won just one playoff game.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 1 month ago 69 reads 0 comments

  6. Ex-Lion Avril: Free Agency Will Be 'Headache' for Suh

    PHOENIX – The last high-priced Detroit Lions defensive lineman to leave in free agency has a word of warning for the All-Pro pass rusher who could soon follow in his footsteps...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 1 month ago 24 reads 0 comments

  7. Corey Fuller Has the Potential for an Increased Role

    The Lions are looking for a third receiver to step up behind Johnson and Tate. If Corey Fuller continues to improve like he did last offseason, he could be their man.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 1 month ago 41 reads 0 comments

  8. 8 Late-Round Sleepers Who Would Be Perfect for Detroit Lions

    One of the keys to NFL success is finding contributors in the later rounds of the draft. Scoring with picks in rounds 4-7 of the draft is a great, inexpensive way to build depth and perhaps even find some unexpected gems...

    Jeff Risdon Written by Jeff Risdon about 1 month ago 2,333 reads 2 comments

  9. Lions' Tom Lewand: Faith Saved Him from Drinking

    "My name's Tom Lewand. I'm the president of the Detroit Lions . I'm a proud husband, father, son, brother. And I'm an alcoholic...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 month ago 107 reads 0 comments

  10. Lions' Pro Bowl Contingent a Measure of Team's Success

    When Matthew Stafford and Golden Tate were named as injury replacements for the Pro Bowl last week, it gave the Lions their biggest All-Star haul in more than a decade...

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  11. Darius Slay Could Be Next Big Thing for Detroit Lions

    Calvin Johnson, Ndamukong Suh and Matthew Stafford formed the nucleus that helped pull the Detroit Lions out of their historic struggles in the late aughts...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 month ago 171 reads 0 comments

  12. Detroit Lions' Top Free-Agency Targets at Cornerback

    One of the questions facing the Detroit Lions as they tackle the NFL offseason is figuring out who will start at cornerback opposite Darius Slay. Slay (pictured) took a big step forward in his second season...

    Jeff Risdon Written by Jeff Risdon about 1 month ago 12,617 reads 25 comments

  13. Lions OC Lombardi Had to Learn How to Use Megatron

    Joe Lombardi went through the fire this season as Detroit's first-year play-caller. The Lions offensive coordinator recently acknowledged that one of his bigger challenges was learning how to best use All Pro wideout Calvin Johnson...

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  14. Ryan Broyles Likely Down to Final Chance with Lions

    To listen to Martin Mayhew, Ryan Broyles' run with the Detroit Lions isn't over — it only looks that way...

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  15. Lions' Mathis Wants to Play Another Season (or More)

    Rashean Mathis was asked the same question roughly a half-dozen times after he cleaned out his locker at the Detroit Lions ' Allen Park training facility earlier this month: Do you ...

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  16. Detroit Lions Could Fill Backup QB Role Via NFL Draft

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 month ago 139 reads 0 comments

  17. QB Bryce Petty Catches Lions' Attention at Senior Bowl

    Mobile, Ala. — The Lions considered drafting a quarterback in 2014 to find Matthew Stafford 's long-term backup, but some of the guys they wanted went off the board before some of their late-round picks...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 1 month ago 6 reads 0 comments

  18. Mel Kiper Jr. Regrades Lions' 2014 Draft

    If you've spent a bunch of time around here the last month or so, you know my opinion of the Detroit Lions ' 2014 draft.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 1 month ago 10 reads 0 comments

  19. Lions Eager to Watch Travis Swanson's Progression

    MOBILE, Ala. – In a conference call with reporters this week, Dominic Raiola said the Lions are in great hands at center with Travis Swanson. Raiola was informed last week by Lions brass that he wouldn't be back next year for a 15th season...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 1 month ago 2 reads 0 comments

  20. Why Detroit Lions Must Absolutely Draft Trae Waynes

    Rashean Mathis paired with Darius Slay in 2014 to give the Detroit Lions their best cornerback duo in decades...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 month ago 10,201 reads 57 comments

  21. Could Danny Shelton Help Fill Void Left by Loss of Ndamukong Suh for the Lions?

    The Detroit Lions may be losing defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh in the offseason, as he will be one of the most coveted free agents on the market...

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  22. Senior Bowl a Valuable Tool for Martin Mayhew

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  23. Ex-Teammate: Swanson Great Leader Who'll 'Kick People in the Pants'

    Mobile, Ala. — With the Lions choosing not to re-up with center Dominic Raiola after 14 seasons, the Travis Swanson era will begin in 2015.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 1 month ago 89 reads 0 comments

  24. Pro Bowl 'Far From' Matthew Stafford's Ultimate Objective

    Mobile, Ala. — Lions coach Jim Caldwell said it will be "quite an honor" for Matthew Stafford to play in his first Pro Bowl Sunday...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 1 month ago 70 reads 0 comments

  25. Bucs' McCoy: 'Mutant' Suh Is the Best DT in NFL

    Gerald McCoy signed the richest contract for a defensive tackle in NFL history in October, but he said that the man who's about to top his deal is the best player at his position right now...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 month ago 180 reads 0 comments