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Lions Bringing Back Long Snapper Don Muhlbach for a 16th Season

The Lions are bringing back Don Muhlbach, as the team announced that they have re-signed the long snapper, who has been on the roster since 2004. Muhlbach came to Detroit as an undrafted free agent out of Texas A&M, starting his career first with Baltimore, but he did not make the final roster and was […]

Lions Ink CB Tramain Jacobs and Wide Out Dez Stewart

The Lions announced Tuesday that they have signed CB Tramain Jacobs and WR Dez Stewart. Contract terms were not disclosed. In addition, the Lions announced that they have waived/injured CB Des Lawrence and WR Ryan Spadola. Jacobs (5-11, 193) joins the Lions after most recently spending time with the Canadian Football League’s Toronto Argonauts earlier […]

Lions Trim Roster Cutting 10 Players; Placing Long Snapper Jimmy Landes on IR

The Lions have cleared 11 players from their roster, leaving them three moves shy of the 75-man limit that will be imposed by the NFL at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Kyle Meinke of Mlive reports. Tight end Matthew Mulligan and cornerback Crezdon Butler were among the notable players who were cut. Mulligan was Detroit’s top blocking […]

Lions Come to Terms with OL Luke Marquardt

The Lions have signed free agent offensive tackle Luke Marquardt, Brendan Savage of Mlive reports. The 6-foot-8, 315-pound Marquardt was undrafted out of Azusa Pacific University, a Division II school near Los Angeles whose best-known player is former Kansas City Chiefs running back Christian Okoye. Marquardt has yet to play in an NFL game Marquardt […]

Lions Dump Running Back Joique Bell

Lions general manager Bob Quinn made his first significant roster cut this offseason, releasing running back Joique Bell on on Tuesday, Justin Rogers of Mlive reports. Bell, a Benton Harbor native who played his college ball at Wayne State, found his way to the Lions’ roster at the end of the 2011 season when he […]

Lions Add Veteran TE David Ausberry

The Lions made a minor move to bolster the team’s tight end depth heading into mandatory minicamp next week, signing David Ausberry, Justin Rogers of Mlive reports. A seventh-round draft pick out of USC in 2011, Ausberry spent four seasons with the Oakland Raiders. The 6-foot-4, 250-pounder appeared in 34 games, catching 11 passes for […]

Lions will re-sign TE Kellen Davis; Rumors speculate over Fauria injury

by Trevor R. Browning   The Detroit Lions plan to re-sign tight end Kellen Davis, according to ProFootballTalk. That’s probably not good news for Joseph Fauria. Fauria aggravated a left ankle injury that has troubled him most of the year in Sunday’s 34-17 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and could miss at least this […]

James Ihedigbo Announces Signing With Detroit Lions on Twitter

  Snatching a top free agent safety was a crucial part of the Detroit Lions offseason plans in 2014. After watching the likes of Jairus Byrd, Donte Whitner and T.J. Ward sign with other franchises meant that the team had to bring in James Ihedigbo to replace Louis Delmas and solidify the need at safety. The news […]