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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 […]

Two Former Lions Employees Sue the Organization, Clam Discrimination

Two former Lions employees who claim they experienced unequal treatment and disparaging comments because of their race have filed suit against the team, alleging they were fired because of racial and age discrimination, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports. Robert Yanagi, the Lions’ long-time director of video operations, and assistant video director Michael […]

Lions Deal DT Akeem Spence to the Dolphins for a 7th Round Pick in 2019

The Lions on Thursday traded defensive tackle Akeem Spence to the Dolphins for a 2019 seventh-round draft choice, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports. Spence, 26, had a career-high three sacks for the Lions last season and started the final 11 games of the year after Haloti Ngata suffered a season-ending injury. Spence, […]