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Lions WR Jermaine Kearse Suffers a Broken Leg and Ankle Injury

To say that it was ugly and a massive injury is an understatement. Lions wide out Jermaine Kearse suffered an awful injury to his leg during the team’s preseason opener on Thursday night, putting a huge damper on anything else that may happen during the game. Here’s video of the gruesome injury: Prayers up for […]

Lions Sign Reserve OL Joe Dahl to a Two-Year Deal

In a summer that has been dominated by stories of contract holdouts from Darius Slay and Snacks Harrison, Detroit has given its first extension of training camp to … reserve offensive lineman Joe Dahl, Kyle Meinke of Mlive reports. The extension is for two years, according to a source. NFL Network was first to report […]

Lions Release Veteran RB Theo Riddick

The Lions want to upgrade the run game in 2018 and have it more as a part of the team’s offense, but made somewhat of a surprising roster move at the position on Saturday. Sources: The #Lions are releasing RB Theo Riddick. A bit of a surprise. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 27, 2019 Riddick […]

Former Packers Pro Bowl DE Mike Daniels Inks a One-Year Deal with the Lions

The Lions added a big piece on their defensive line on Friday afternoon, agreeing to a one-year huge deal with former Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Mike Daniels. Daniels was released in a surprise move by the Packers on Wednesday. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports the massive one-year deal will pay Daniels $9.1 million with […]

New Lions OC Darrell Bevell Excited About the Teams’ Tight Ends in 2019

The biggest reshaping of the Lions roster this offseason took place at the tight end position, and it was much needed after the team hired Darrell Bevell to be their new offensive coordinator, Tim Twentyman of Detroitlions.com reports. Detroit’s tight ends accounted for just 13 percent (43) of the team’s catches last season. Levine Toilolo […]

Barry Sanders Gives His Take on the Lions Feud with Calvin Johnson

Lions great Barry Sanders, who was once in a dispute with the team over bonus money, weighed in Wednesday on fellow Lions great Calvin Johnson, who currently is involved a dispute with the team over bonus money, Carlos Monarrez and Greg Levinsky of the Detroit Free Press report. “It’s tough,” Sanders said after playing in […]

A Fast Start Against a Challenging Schedule Can Give the Lions Plenty of Confidence in 2019

Last season the Detroit Lions got off to a rather awful start under new head coach Matt Patrica, who was hoping to get the fan base to buy in to what the team was selling. Instead of a fast start, the team was embarrassed in their opener in front of a national television audience, as […]

“Snacks” Harrison and Darius Slay Both Skipping Lions Mandatory Minicamp

Two big players on the Lions defense are nowhere to be found, as Damon “Snacks” Harrison and Darius Slay are skipping the mandatory sessions of the team’s minicamp. The Lions begin the three-day camp Tuesday. Slay announced his intentions to skip minicamp Monday on his Instagram Live. Sources told NFL Network that Harrison and Slay […]