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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 […]

Lions OC Darrell Bevell Says the Team Will Commit to the Run Game in 2019

While plenty of teams are going to more of a high flying attack around the NFL, the Lions might be going in an opposite direction in 2019, at least according to new OC Darrell Bevell, who says the team is going to run, run and run some more. While the spread offense has infiltrated the […]

Lions Work Out Former Seahawks Wide Out Jermaine Kearse

Jermaine Kearse once made one of the most improbable clutch catches in the history of the Super Bowl. Darrell Bevell was calling the plays for him. Matt Patricia was calling the ones to stop him. Now, the coaches are taking a look at the possibility of working together with him, Nate Atkins of Mlive reports. […]

Lions Select Iowa TE T.J. Hockenson with the 8th Pick in the NFL Draft

The Lions made a major upgrade at the tight end spot on Thursday night, as the team picked Iowa TE T.J. Hockenson with the 8th overall pick. Here’s highlights of the Iowa TE These moments are always special. Welcome to the squad, @TheeHOCK8! #NFLDraft2019 pic.twitter.com/zyHXzDOwZz — Detroit Lions (@Lions) April 26, 2019 And a scouting […]

Check out the Complete 2019 Detroit Lions Schedule

The 2019 NFL Schedule is out – and Lions fans you can start to look at what trips you want to take and days off as well! Here it is – the complete 2019 Lions slate! Sept. 8 at Arizona Cardinals 4:25 Sept. 15 Los Angeles Chargers 1:00 Sept. 22 at Philadelphia Eagles 1:00 Sept. […]