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Matthew Stafford Wasn’t All That Worried About Trade Rumors This Offseason

Matthew Stafford never gave much thought to trade rumors earlier this year, saying Thursday he had always prepared as if he would still be the Lions’ quarterback this season and, he hopes, for many seasons to come, Michael Rothstein of ESPN reports. Stafford had conversations with general manager Bob Quinn and coach Matt Patricia about […]

Lions Don’t Pickup Fifth-Year Option on Jarrad Davis, But Haven’t Closed the Door On Him Yet

The Lions have declined to pick up Jarrad Davis’ fifth-year option for 2021. But that does not mean they are done with Davis, Matt Meinke of Mlive reports. In fact, quite the contrary. Coach Matt Patricia said the middle linebacker remains a foundational piece of the defense, and remains very much in the club’s plans […]

Lions Go Corner in Round One, Select Jeff Okudah with Third Overall Pick

The Lions went with a bit of a surprise in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft on Thursday night, as the team selected cornerback Jeff Okudah from Ohio State. Michael Robinson of ESPN wrote about the “biggest question” when it comes to Okudah and what he brings to the table: While he’s in […]

GM Bob Quinn Says QB Matthew Stafford is Healthy and Ready to Go in 2020

Lions general manager Bob Quinn has a busy week ahead of him, with the NFL Draft coming up starting on Thursday with all GM’s drafting from their homes. One big question is the status moving forward for QB Matthew Stafford, who had a tough 2019 battling injuries and questions about his future with the team. […]

Former Lions DT Damon Harrison More Than Happy to Get Out of Detroit

Damon Harrison spent the first three weeks of training camp on the non-football injury list last summer, when he said in a new podcast he was trying to orchestrate a trade to a new team, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports. Harrison, who was released by the Lions in February, said on the […]

Lions CB Darius Slay Getting Interest in Trade Rumors According to ESPN

The Lions have spoken with “multiple teams” about a potential trade for cornerback Darius Slay according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. The 29-year-old Slay is entering the final season of his current contract and has sent out numerous smoke signals indicating he wants to become the highest-paid corner in the NFL. The Lions have had […]

Lions GM Quinn Says Team Is Not Looking to Trade QB Matthew Stafford

Lions general manager Bob Quinn refuted a late-night report that the team is in talks to trade quarterback Matthew Stafford. “100% False!!” Quinn wrote in a text message to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. WDIV-TV, citing sources close to both Stafford and the team, reported late Wednesday night that the Lions are in […]

Lions WR Kenny Golladay Not Concerned About Contract Extension

When asked about the possibility of a contract extension, Lions wide receiver Kenny Golladay said he “wouldn’t mind being in Detroit for a while” according to Kevin Patra of NFL.com. Golladay continued to say a new contract “should work itself out.” Originally a third-round pick in the 2017 draft out of Northern Illinois, Golladay is […]