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Lions Hire Brayden Coombs as New Special Teams Coordinator

The Lions have hired Brayden Coombs to be their next special teams coordinator according to detroitlions.com. Coombs spent the last decade with the Cincinnat Bengals, but this will be his first coordinator job. He was linked to Matt LaFleur’s Packers staff last offseason before deciding to stay in Cincy. Coombs is a riser in the […]

Lions Promote Hank Fraley and Billy Yates to Run the Team’s O-Line

The Lions on Tuesday promoted assistant coaches Hank Fraley and Billy Yates to lead their offensive line, the Associated Press reports. Fraley had been Detroit’s assistant offensive line coach the previous two seasons. Yates was on Matt Patricia’s coaching staff the last two years. Patricia fired six members of his staff shortly after finishing his […]

Lions Begin the Offseason Firing Four Coaches, Strength and Conditioning Staff

Two days after their disappointing season ended with a last-second loss to the Packers, the Lions have found their scapegoats, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports. The Lions fired strength coach Harold Nash, special-teams coordinator John Bonamego and four other assistants Tuesday as they start what could be a significant offseason makeover. Along […]

Lions Place Rookie Tight End T.J. Hockenson on Injured Reserve

The Lions have placed rookie tight end T.J. Hockenson on injured reserve according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. Hockenson was spotted on crutches after the team’s loss to the Chicago Bears on Thanksgiving Day and later traded those crutches for a walking boot and a scooter after suffering an ankle injury. Birkett […]

Lions Place QB Jeff Driskel on Injured Reserve

The Lions already have lost starting quarterback Matthew Stafford with fractures in his back, and now his backup is also going to be lost as the team Saturday put backup Jeff Driskel on injured reserve. The team did have Driskel as the backup in Thursday’s home loss on Thanksgiving to the Chicago Bears. He didn’t […]

NFL Week 13 Inactives – Bears at Lions

Week 13 in the NFL gets underway early today, as the Bears and Lions do battle on Thanksgiving to start the first game of the week. Here’s today’s inactives for this afternoon’s game. Bears: DE Abdullah Anderson TE Ben Braunecker WR Taylor Gabriel OT Bobby Massie S Sherrick McManis TE Adam Shaheen LB Danny Trevathan […]

NFL Week 12 Inactives – Lions vs Redskins

Here are today’s inactives for the NFC Showdown in D.C. between the Lions and Redskins: Lions: CB Jamal Agnew DE Trey Flowers DE Da’Shawn Hand CB Rashaan Melvin C Frank Ragnow QB Matthew Stafford S Tracy Walker Redskins: QB Colt McCoy RB Chris Thompson S Jeremy Reaves CB Aaron Colvin C Ross Pierschbacher WR Cam […]

Lions QB Matthew Stafford Says He’s Planning on Playing Again in 2019

Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has already had to watch a pair of games due to injury with more coming, but he stated on Wednesday that he is not interested in going on injured reserve for the rest of this season due to the fractured bones in his back. Stafford said via ESPN that he’s not […]