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Lions Fire Special Teams Coach Joe Marciano

Lions head coach Matt Patricia announced Monday night he has fired special teams coach Joe Marciano, Kyle Meinke of Mlive reports. “Tonight I spoke to Joe and informed him of my decision to relieve him of his responsibilities with our team,” Patricia said in a statement issued by the team. “I appreciate Joe’s leadership of […]

Lions at Vikings NFL Week Nine Inactives

Here’s today’s inactives for the Lions and Vikings NFC North matchup in Minnesota Lions RB Ameer Abdullah OG Joe Dahl OT Andrew Donnal DE Kerry Hyder DE Eric Lee LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin LB Kelvin Sheppard Vikings LB Anthony Barr DE Tashawn Bower OG Tom Compton WR Stefon Diggs S Andrew Sendejo QB Kyle Sloter RB […]

Lions Ship Wide Out Golden Tate to the Eagles

The Lions made a move on Tuesday before the trading deadline, as they shipped wide out Golden Tate to the Philadelphia Eagles. In return, Detroit will get back a third-round pick. The 30-year-old has 285 yards this season after the catch, and is known for that gritty type of play that has made him one […]

Lions WR Golden Tate Doesn’t Think He Will Be Traded by the Deadline

Lions wide receiver Golden Tate said he doesn’t expect to be going anywhere at Tuesday’s NFL trading deadline, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports. NFL Network reported Monday that the Lions have been fielding offers for their leading receiver and likely would need a mid-round draft pick — “maybe a fourth-rounder” — to […]

Wife of Lions QB Matthew Stafford Speaks About Regarding Comments Made by Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey

Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey has been the biggest mouth this offseason in the NFL, talking trash about various players including some QB’s around the league. The wife of Lions QB Matthew Stafford, Kelly, says that she’s not all that keen on Ramsey speaking his mind based on his time in the league. Here’s the story […]

Lions Working Out Former Giants, Bills LB Kelvin Sheppard

Former Giants, Dolphins and Bills linebacker Kelvin Sheppard is working out today for the Detroit Lions, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Sheppard was drafted in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills. He has totaled 424 career tackles, 3 sacks, 1 fumble recovery and 2 interceptions.

Lions WR Golden Tate on the Jarvis Landry Deal, Wanting an Extension with Detroit

Golden Tate, who’s entering the final year of his contract with the Lions and hoping to sign an extension with team this summer, said his first reaction to Jarvia Landry’s deal was, “Whoa,” and not just because it could impact the money he makes in 2019 and beyond, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press […]

Lions Ink Five Rookies Including First-Round Pick Frank Ragnow

The Lions signed five draft picks as rookie minicamp opens, including first-round pick Frank Ragnow, Kevin Patra of NFL.com reports. The No. 20 overall selection, Ragnow signed a four-year deal expected to be worth around $11.8 million total. As with all first-round selections, the deal comes with a team option for a fifth season. The […]