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Lions Come To Terms With Safety Chris Hope

The Lions announced they have signed former Steelers and Titans safety Chris Hope, and released wide receiver Brian Robiskie. Here’s PFT On the Lions signing of Hope: Because of the uncertain status of safety Louis Delmas, the Lions are going to have question marks in the secondary. They tried to provide a short-term answer Monday. […]

Lions Come To Terms With WR Michael Spurlock

The Lions have signed wide receiver Michael Spurlock, Justin Rogers of Mlive reports. Spurlock has played for four teams in six seasons. In 48 career games, he has just 46 receptions, but he also brings return skills to the table. He’s averaged 24.8 yards on kickoffs, including three touchdowns, and 9.9 yards on punts with […]

Lions Claim LB Greenwood And G Hardman Off Waivers

The Lions today claimed two players off waivers, bringing in linebacker Cory Greenwood and guard Derek Hardman. The six-foot-two, 235-pound Greenwood, a native of Kingston, Ontario, was the third overall pick in the 2010 CFL draft. He joined the Chiefs as an undrafted free agent that year and has appeared in all 48 games over […]

Guard Stephen Peterman Informed Of His Release

The Lions began what could be a major overhaul of their offensive line today, informing right guard Stephen Peterman of his release, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports, this according to a person familiar with the decision. Peterman, 31, started every game at right guard for the Lions the last three years and […]

Lions To Dump DE Kyle Vanden Bosch

The Lions have begun the process of dumping salary. And Kyle Vanden Bosch will be among the next to go, Mike Garafolo of USA Today reports. The 34-year-old defensive end has been informed he’ll be released, according to a person informed of the impending roster move. The person, who spoke to USA TODAY Sports on […]

Talented But Underachieving??

Much has been made about Lions GM Martin Mayhew’s draft strategy. That is only a small part of the problem. I preface this by saying that I said prior to the season starting that Lions fans shouldn’t get their hopes up and not to expect a particularly great season. A good bit of my reservation […]

Lions Ink CB Pat Lee, Release CB Alphonso Smith

A day after their loss to the Vikings, the Lions made a roster move, claiming cornerback Pat Lee off waivers, and releasing cornerback Alphonso Smith. Lee is no stranger to the team the Lions play this week in the Green Bay Packers, as he was their second round pick out of Auburn in 2008. He […]

Lions Activate Safety Ricardo Silva; Release CB Murphy

The Lions have picked up safety Ricardo Silva off the teams practice squad. To make room the club released cornerback Jerome Murphy. Silva, a second-year player out of Hampton, was signed by the Lions as an undrafted rookie last season. He made the team’s practice squad in 2011 after an impressive preseason performance where he […]