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Lions vs. Giants Preview

The Lions finally got one up in the win column with a demolition job on the St Louis Rams last week.  A few weeks ago the matchup with the Giants looked like another game the Lions might have an edge in, but the G-Men have turned it around in their last two games. The Giants […]

Lions Rally Back as Best Makes Statement

The game got ugly, but the Lions rallied back to lose a heartbreaker for the second straight week.  Jahvid Best almost single-handedly fueled the Lions to a win with the most dominating game by a Lions’ running back since the days of Barry.  Best had almost 80 yards rushing and over 150 receiving and topped […]

Pettigrew Lost For Season

Not only did the Detroit Lions lose a game last Thursday (34-12 loss to Green Bay), they also lost their top draft pick from this past draft; Tom Kowalski from MLive.com reports that rookie tight end Brandon Pettigrew will have season-ending knee surgery. Pettigrew injured his left knee during the first quarter of the Lion’s […]

Delmas to Make Debut, Pettigrew Won’t Play vs Cleveland

The Detroit Free Press reports on some player updates as the Cleveland game closes in tomorrow: Lions Head Coach Jim Schwartz also said safety Louis Delmas, a second-round pick, will make his debut as long as he doesn’t have a setback with the knee problem that has sidelined him in training camp. Delmas is slated […]

Lions Ink First-Round Pick TE Pettigrew

First round draft pick and tight end Brandon Pettigrew has signed a five-year deal with the Lions. Pettigrew was the last of the Lions’ draft picks to agree to a contract. Now, none of the Lions’ rookies will have missed anything at training camp, which is a major accomplishment by the team. Players were scheduled […]

Lions Release TE Gaines

Scout.com is reporting that the Lions today released TE Michael Gaines. He had signed a four-year, $10 million deal with the Lions last March. His release comes up just a few days after the team drafted TE Brandon Pettigrew. The Lions still have six tight ends on their roster as of now. Gaines was originally […]