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Report: Detroit Lions Not Interested in QB Mark Sanchez

  The Detroit Lions find themselves looking for options at backup quarterback behind Matthew Stafford, as Shaun Hill signed a one-year deal with the St. Louis Rams Wednesday. At the owners meetings in Orlando, Florida, general manager Martin Mayhew said that they would consider acquiring a quarterback in free agency or the upcoming draft. There is […]

Fairley Arrested for Pot

Former 1st round pick Nick Fairley was pulled over for speeding thru a neighborhood after residents called cops. Cops then searched Fairley’s car and found marijuana. Fairley was charged with a second degree misdemeanor, reported by AL.com. Fairley’s mug shot was online and said he was no longer in custody. This arrest was the third […]

Lions to Release WR Bryant Johnson

Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that the Lions will release wide receiver Bryant Johnson to open up salary cap room. Johnson was due to make $3.2 million in base salary this year, an exorbitant amount for a No. 4 receiver coming off an 18-catch season. Johnson never lived up to his three-year, […]

Lions to Target LB Keith Bulluck in Free Agency?

The Lions have a need at linebacker and are likely to try and fill it during free agency. A former player of Jim Schwartz, Keith Bulluck is a likely target according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. Keith Bulluck made eight starts with the Giants last year after undergoing surgery on a torn […]

Jansen Says He Doesn’t Feel There Will Be a Strike in 2011

New Lion Jon Jansen is speaking his mind in the Detroit Free Press, and says that he doesn’t think there will be a strike in the NFL coming in 2011. “I don’t think we’re heading for a strike,” he said of a possible NFL work stoppage in 2011. “I don’t think we’re heading for anything […]

Lions Dropping Ticket Prices in 2009

From: ProFootballTalk.com Per the Detroit Free Press, the Lions will reduce prices for eight percent of all general seating, and will make “significant price reductions” for club seats. The specific cuts will be determined at a later date. “I think it’s safe to assume that we will not increase any prices, whether it’s a season […]

Not Again! QB Kitna Again Says Lions Will Win 10 Games

As if being wrong last year was not bad enough, QB Jon Kitna is back at the table again, stating that the Lions are going to win 10 games.  Don’t forget Kitna pulled the same trick last season, only for the team to go into total collapse mode after starting the season 6-2.  Kitna told […]

Lions Hearing From Several Teams DT About Shaun Rogers

The Lions are talking hot and heavy now about moving defensive tackle Shaun Rogers, and over the weekend at the scouting combine in Indy it was one of the hot topics. Today’s Detroit Free Press confirmed that there are several teams that have interest in Rogers, and ESPN’s John Clayton stated that one is Denver, […]