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Lions release TE Kellen Davis to clear roster spot for Rodney Austin

by Trevor R. Browning   Not many NFL teams can afford to keep four healthy Tight End’s on their roster, so the writing was on the wall for Kellen Davis. Needing to add offensive line depth, the Lions released Davis on Tuesday and promoted Rodney Austin off the practice squad. The Lions signed Davis, a […]

Previewing the 2014 Detroit Lions Schedule Release

The Detroit Lions weren’t quite good enough in 2013, as another missed bid for the playoffs ended head coach Jim Schwartz’s tenure and brought in the offensive-minded Jim Caldwell. Caldwell leads a more balanced approach and with the Lions still fairly stacked on both sides of the ball, he will try to right the ship […]

Lions need the Development of Darius Slay to Rapidly Improve

The Lions are hoping the new defensive coordinator, Teryl Austin, will be a huge impact on the way Darius Slay perfroms. They’re looking forward to a massive improvement in his development as a cornerback. Darius Slay didn’t have the most impressive rookie season with a fair amount of ups and downs on the field. Darius […]

Robert Prince added to Lions Coaching Staff

  Jim Caldwell has went to the collegiate level to choose another staff member. Robert Prince, the new wide receivers coach for the Lions, was the offensive coordinator at Boise State these past two seasons, but he does have NFL experience as a wide receivers coach. Prince was entering his sixth season as a staff member […]

Alan Williams added to Lions Defensive Staff

Former Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator Alan Williams joins the Lions defensive staff as new secondary coach. Even though Teryl Austin is a first-time defensive coordinator, he will have experienced back-up to help him with any decisions he may need help with or advice he will need. One of those experienced staff members is new linebackers coach Bill […]

GM Mayhew speaks on Fairley’s inconsistency

Over the course of his career, Fairley has been an effective player, but there are times when he just doesn’t stand out. “He could play more consistently,” Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said at the Senior Bowl. “I mean, he’s got to mature a little bit as a professional, I think. I think that’d be […]

First Year Playoff Expectations for Lions’ Next Coach

Wild card weekend 2014 has come and gone with no shortage of excitement or nationwide wind-chill maps. In looking back, there were new lessons learned (Philip Rivers loves Bolo Ties and Andrew Luck has the power of 20men in his beard) and old lessons confirmed (The Bengals REALLY wish they could swap 2011 2nd round […]

Detroit Lions Head Coach Countdown 2014: Day #4

Four days ago we witnessed the end of the Jim Schwartz era. And over the course of a search that has spanned 2 years, the picture of Lions’ next head coach is  finally starting to take shape. Martin Mayhew and Tom Lewand said they planned to move swiftly and they seem to be doing just […]