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Detroit Lions Won’t Exercise Nick Fairley’s Option in 2015

Entering the final year of his rookie contract, defensive tackle Nick Fairley’s fifth-year option will not be picked up by the Detroit Lions where he is expected to receive $5.5 million in 2015. General manager Martin Mayhew told reporters at the NFL owners’ meetings in Orlando, Florida that the move was made so Fairley will be […]

Detroit Lions Host Bloomsburg University DE Larry Webster

After losing Willie Young to free agency and the fact that Jason Jones is expected to come back from knee surgery, the Detroit Lions are looking to add talent at the defensive end position this offseason. Even though they recently signed Vaughn Martin last Friday, it looks like Detroit isn’t done acquiring more players. According […]

Sammy Watkins: Playing for the Detroit Lions would be ‘Crazy’

In a recent interview with FoxSports.com, Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins spoke on what it would be like if he ended up being drafted by the Lions. He also talked about how he wants to play on a offense like Detroit’s, which he describes as “explosive.” “I think that would be crazy,” Watkins said. “You wouldn’t […]

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 […]

QB Shaun Hill Visiting the St. Louis Rams Monday

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, quarterback Shaun Hill will visit the St. Louis Rams Monday as the free agency period rolls into it’s second week. Hill has spent the last four seasons with the Detroit Lions, playing in only five games the past three years. He saw significant time however in 2010 after Matthew […]

Free Agent WR Golden Tate signs with the Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions didn’t waste any time in addressing the need to add a No. 2 wide receiver this offseason. It was announced Wednesday that Golden Tate has agreed to a five-year, $31 million contract with $13.25 million guaranteed. “Wow I’m officially a Detroit Lion,” Tate said on his twitter page. “Extremely excited about the opportunity […]

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 […]

Detroit Lions May Have to Trade Up in Order to Draft WR Sammy Watkins

Considered to be the most talented player coming into this year’s draft, Clemson Tigers wide receiver Sammy Watkins is projected to be selected as high as No. 2 to the St. Louis Rams. There’s no question that the Detroit Lions need to add a true No. 2 wide receiver to complement Calvin Johnson this offseason. […]