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Lions Cut Louis Delmas Hope To Re-sign Safety

Along with wide receiver Nate Burleson, starting safety Louis Delmas was told by the organization that he will be released. The team has spoke out and said that they would like to re-sign Delmas soon but at a reduced salary. Delmas was given a two-year extension in 2012, but was owed $6 million the Lions […]

2014 NFL Free Agents – Lions Have $1.4 Mil Of Cap Space

Unrestricted Free Agents Quarterbacks Derek Anderson CAR Jimmy Clausen CAR Josh McCown CHI Jordan Palmer CHI Jon Kitna DAL Shaun Hill DET Matt Flynn GB Chad Henne JAX Josh Freeman MIN Luke McCown NO Curtis Painter NYG David Garrard NYJ Michael Vick PHI Charlie Whitehurst SD Tarvaris Jackson SEA Colt McCoy SF Kellen Clemens STL […]

RB Joique Bell Hoping To Get Long Term Deal From Lions

Joique Bell is six weeks away from testing the open market as a restricted free agent, but the Lions running back said Wednesday, after appearing in the Broadway play “Rock of Ages,” that he hopes he doesn’t get there, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports. “I understand how the business works,” Bell said. […]

Lions To Host Former 49ers Kicker David Akers Next Week

The Lions still don’t know the future of long time kicker Jason Hanson, and apparently are not going to sit around waiting any longer. The team will next week play host to former 49’ers kicker David Akers on a free agent visit. Hanson did tell the team this month that he planned on playing a […]

Lions To Visit With Free Agent Safety George Wilson

Free agent strong safety George Wilson has visits set up with the Lions and Titans this week, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports. Wilson, a seven year veteran, was released by the Bills on Monday.

Complete List Of All NFC North 2013 Free Agents

Chicago Bears UFAs — RB Kahlil Bell (4), CB Zack Bowman (5), QB Jason Campbell (8), CB Kelvin Hayden (8), LB Geno Hayes (5), DE Israel Idonije (10), WR Johnny Knox (4), OL Lance Louis (4), PK Olindo Mare (15), QB Josh McCown (10), DT Henry Melton (4), CB D.J. Moore (4), S Troy Nolan […]

Lions Don’t Plan On Using Franchise Tag, Feel Good About Avril

While the Lions have done roster shuffling this past week, GM Martin Mayhew doesn’t seem to worried about losing Cliff Avril in free agency starting in March. Mayhew says he does not plan on having to use the franchise tag during the free agency period either. “All those guys that are free agents, we’ll continue […]

Talented But Underachieving??

Much has been made about Lions GM Martin Mayhew’s draft strategy. That is only a small part of the problem. I preface this by saying that I said prior to the season starting that Lions fans shouldn’t get their hopes up and not to expect a particularly great season. A good bit of my reservation […]