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Kitna Slams Offense; Says Not Comfortable

The Lions are struggling on both sides of the ball at 0-3, and now is not the time to start throwing stones. With that said, Jon Kitna is coming out and throwing those very stones about the new offense that the team is running under new coordinator Jim Colletto. “I’m not comfortable because we’re not […]

Rookie Cherilus To Play Against Packers

Rookie tackle Gosder Cherilus is expected to play this weekend in the team’s home opener. Cherilus was drafted by Detroit in the first round and offensive coordinator Jim Colletto said he has earned some playing time. Head coach Rod Marinelli also indicated he will make some changes to the lineup. Cornerback Leigh Bodden and right […]

Rookie RB Smith Could Be Starter

Rookie Kevin Smith appears to have a shot at being the Lions starting running back.  Smith took several snaps with the first team during training camp yesterday.  Offensive coordinator Jim Colletto said he plans to utilize several backs when Detroit faces Cincinnati in their next preseason game.  Head coach Rod Marinelli said he was just […]

Kitna Not All That Sure He Wants Change

Jon Kitna is doing what he normally does – speaking his mind.  The starting Lions QB is coming out and defending former offensive coordinator Mike Martz, who was fired on Wednesday from the team.  “I wish it would have been different, but at the end of the day, these are decisions coaches and management need […]