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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 […]

Detroit Lions Have Signed FB Jed Collins

The years of Matthew Stafford slinging the football around more than any other quarterback in the NFL appear to be over with as the Lions look to be heading into a more two-dimensional style of offense with their latest addition. The combination of Reggie Bush and Joique Bell will now have a lead blocker to open […]

Detroit Lions and RB Joique Bell Agree to 3-Year, $9.3 Million Deal

  Benton Harbor native and Wayne State graduate, Joique Bell wanted to remain a Detroit Lion and had no interest in playing for anyone else. Coming off of a breakout year in 2013, the Lions and Bell agreed to a three-year, $9.3 million contract Tuesday that includes $4.3 million in guaranteed money. Bell was originally […]

Lions Release WR Nate Burleson

The Lions have informed wide receiver Nate Burleson that he’s being released today, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports. The move saves about $5.5 million in salary cap room but leaves the locker room short a leader. “It’s a hard decision for them to make, but I can’t blame them for making it,” […]

Lions Sign Rocky McIntosh

Rocky McIntosh is the third defensive player signed by the Lions in the past two days.

Lions Make Roster Moves

  Earlier in the week the Lions signed cornerback Brandon King and waived linebacker Alex Elkins and wide receiver Devin Thomas. To complete the 90-man roster, the Lions claimed linebacker Adrian Moten off waivers.