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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.

Lions Come To Terms With Safety Chris Hope

The Lions announced they have signed former Steelers and Titans safety Chris Hope, and released wide receiver Brian Robiskie. Here’s PFT On the Lions signing of Hope: Because of the uncertain status of safety Louis Delmas, the Lions are going to have question marks in the secondary. They tried to provide a short-term answer Monday. […]

Lions Come To Terms With WR Michael Spurlock

The Lions have signed wide receiver Michael Spurlock, Justin Rogers of Mlive reports. Spurlock has played for four teams in six seasons. In 48 career games, he has just 46 receptions, but he also brings return skills to the table. He’s averaged 24.8 yards on kickoffs, including three touchdowns, and 9.9 yards on punts with […]

Lions Claim LB Greenwood And G Hardman Off Waivers

The Lions today claimed two players off waivers, bringing in linebacker Cory Greenwood and guard Derek Hardman. The six-foot-two, 235-pound Greenwood, a native of Kingston, Ontario, was the third overall pick in the 2010 CFL draft. He joined the Chiefs as an undrafted free agent that year and has appeared in all 48 games over […]

Guard Stephen Peterman Informed Of His Release

The Lions began what could be a major overhaul of their offensive line today, informing right guard Stephen Peterman of his release, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports, this according to a person familiar with the decision. Peterman, 31, started every game at right guard for the Lions the last three years and […]