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AP to the Lions? Makes sense!

Make no mistake, Adrian Peterson is a future Hall of Famer. He has made a career dominating defenses to the tune of 11,747 career rushing yards and 97 touchdowns. The lions have given up 1,490 of those yards and 11 touchdowns. All of this through 14 games spanning 8 seasons (minus any season Peterson was […]

Ndamukong Suh suspended two games

UPDATE: Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has been informed that he will be suspended for two games without pay, Jay Glazer of FOXSports.com reports.  He will appeal his suspension, with Art Shell serving as his appeals officer. Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh will be suspended for at least two games for his third quarter stomping incident against the […]

Source: Best unlikely to play at Chicago on Sunday

Lions running back Jahvid Best is unlikely to play against the Bears on Sunday, as he continues to recover from his most recent concussion, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN citing a league source. Best, who has dealt with concussions dating back to college, is scheduled to meet with more doctors this week and will […]

Report: Lions RB Jahvid Best out for the season?

UPDATE: Lions offensive coordinator Scott Linehan said he fully expects Jahvid Best back this season according to Paula Pasche of the Oakland Press. It appears Ronnie Brown was needed. According to Mike Freeman of CBSSports.com, people near Lions running back Jahvid Best are voicing their concerns, saying the nifty playmaker should strongly ponder calling it […]

Source: Nick Fairley has parents in town for Monday night against Chicago

Lions rookie defensive tackle Nick Fairley has a handful of friends and family members, including his parents, Paula and Herbert Rogers, in town for tonight’s showdown against the Bears, a person close to Fairley said Monday. The Lions won’t announce their inactive list until 7 p.m., but Fairley, the 13th overall pick in the NFL […]

Source: Lions rookie first round DT Fairley to debut Monday night vs. Bears

Michael C. Wright of ESPNChicago.com reports Lions rookie first-round defensive tackle Nick Fairley will make his debut Monday night against the Chicago Bears, according to a source familiar with the situation. The 13th overall pick of the NFL draft, Fairley broke his foot in training camp, causing him to miss the entire preseason and the […]

PFT Reports Suh and Lions Talks Moving “Slowly”

Profootballtalk.com is reporting that they have heard rumors that the talks between the Lions and Suh’s agents are moving slowly. There’s a school of thought that agents Roosevelt Barnes and Eugene Parker are aiming for top-pick money, possibly under Parker’s 2009 theory that No. 10 overall pick Michael Crabtree should have been a top-five selection.  Suh […]

Potential Linebacker Position Moves

The trade of Ernie Sims surprising in some regards, but expected in others.  Sims wasn’t a good fit in Jim Schwartz’s defense and struggled with injuries last year.  The Lions weren’t going to bring him back after his rookie contract expired, so they wanted to deal him while they had the opportunity to. The surprising […]