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Lions Bid Farewell to Veteran LB Stephen Tulloch

Tuesday the Lions finally released veteran linebacker Stephen Tulloch. “As I have said numerous times since I became head coach of the Lions, Stephen Tulloch has been a consummate professional on and off the field,” coach Jim Caldwell said in a statement. “We thank him for his contributions to the Lions and the Detroit community […]

Lions Dilemma: Stephen Tulloch vs David Hawthorne

The Lions are faced with a free agent dilemma that will escalate on Monday as free agent linebacker David Hawthorne visits Detroit.  The Lions committed highway robbery last season in free agency when they signed Stephen Tulloch to a one year $3.5 million deal and got Pro Bowl level performance.  That deal has put them […]

Report: Lions Close to Finalizing Extension for Calvin Johnson – Updated

Anwar Richardson is reporting via Twitter that the Lions are nearing the end of the Calvin Johnson extension process.  He reports that the deal would tack on seven years which would keep CJ a Lion for the next eight seasons. The timing of the extension could prove crucial in the Lions’ efforts to retain Jeff […]

Report: Lions Interested in LB David Hawthorne

Per Adam Caplan on Twitter, the Lions are expressing some interest in free agent linebacker David Hawthorne.  It’s unknown if the Lions are doing due diligence in case Stephen Tulloch leaves, or if they have resigned themselves to losing him.  Hawthorne can play inside or outside linebacker which would give the Lions flexibility with DeAndre […]

Lions and LB Stephen Tulloch Not Close on a New Deal

The Lions and middle linebacker Stephen Tulloch are not close on a new contract, Mike Florio of reports. Signed to a one-year, $3.25 million contract last July, Tulloch, 27, led the Lions with 111 tackles and added three sacks, eight tackles for a loss, two interceptions and forced fumbles in 16 starts. The 2006 […]

Stafford, Tulloch and Avril Left Off Pathetic Pro Bowl Roster

I know the Pro Bowl is a pathetic excuse for an All Star game and the selection of the roster has been a farce for years now, but every year when it’s announced I still get riled up at the sheer stupidity of it.  In the past, it didn’t really matter because there were next […]

Tulloch fined $10K for hit on Vikings QB Christian Ponder

Detroit Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch was fined $10,000 for his hit against Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder, according to Anwar Richardson of . Ponder attempted a pass to receiver Percy Harvin, but it was intercepted Lions cornerback Eric Wright. During the interception, Tulloch hit Ponder and was penalized 15-yards for a personal foul.

Lions vs. Panthers Preview

A year ago, the Lions were 2-7, overlooked, still a punchline and well on their way to another lost season.  They would drop all the way to 2-10 before taking the NFL by storm and defeating the Packers, Bucs, Dolphins and Vikings.  That late season run gave the Lions a taste of winning important games […]