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Here’s all the latest information from around the web regarding the Detroit Lions for Tuesday, July 17. On Monday, the deadline came and went for the Detroit Lions to reach a long term agreement with defensive end Cliff Avril. While this was a bit surprising, as I wrote last week, the decision not to get [...]
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Detroit Lions defensive end Cliff Avril was a guest on the set of ESPN’s Sportscenter and he confirmed that he won’t be showing up for the first day of training camp.
“Probably won’t be there first day, that’s for sure,” Avril told ESPN. “I have to sit down with my agent and figure out when’s a good time, if we’re even gonna show up.”
When asked what...
Today was the deadline for franchise players to sign long term deals with their teams. Among the players left unsigned was the Lions’ Cliff Avril. Hours after the deadline, it was reported that Avril rejected a 3 year, 30 million dollar deal, with 20 million guaranteed from the Lions and that that was their final offer.
Obviously, a 3 year deal is less than ideal, but 20 million...
Larry Fitzgerald is widely recognized as one of the best receivers in the NFL, but the six-time Pro Bowler says he would take Calvin Johnson ahead of himself in fantasy football because the Lions have a better quarterback.
“Megatron and Matthew Stafford have a great connection up there in Detroit,” Fitzgerald said in response to a fan’s question. “They put together a phenomenal...
According to Anwar Richardson of MLive.com, the representatives of Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best won’t indicate whether he’s been cleared for contact during training camp yet.
Richardson says we may not know until the Lions report to camp next week.
The good news is that Best’s back up Mikel LeShoure is ready to go after missing his entire rookie season...
It looks like Rex Ryan was right about Jim Schwartz. The New York Jets coach said that he thought he and his Detroit Lions counterpart would have their jobs for years to come and the Lions appear to agree with half that statement. Tim Twentyman of the team’s website is reporting that the team and [...]
What a difference a year makes. Last season, former NFL wide receiver turned ESPN analyst Cris Carter failed to name Lions stud wide receiver Calvin Johnson amongst the NFL’s “elite” receivers. He took heat from every direction and rightfully so.
Come Tuesday, Carter changed his tune. 100%. On ESPN’s NFL Live, Carter was asked to name the most dynamic duo in the...
On Tuesday, ESPN analyst Cris Carter was asked on NFL Live who the most dynamic duo in the NFL is. He answered by saying Detroit Lions quarterback Mathew Stafford and wide receiver Calvin Johnson.
“When you have a young quarterback, under the age of 25, coming off a 5,000-yard season, and you have the most dangerous weapon in the National Football League in Calvin...
Lions first-round pick, offensive lineman Riley Reiff, remains unsigned with rookies due to report Monday for training camp in Allen Park. Reiff is among 10 first-round picks who have not signed, details are scarce on the negotiations and neither team president Tom Lewand nor Reiffs agent, Neil Cornrich, returned messages Thursday, Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press reports...
Here's all the latest information from around the web regarding the Detroit Lions for Tuesday, July 17.
On Monday, the deadline came and went for the Detroit Lions to reach a long term agreement with defensive end Cliff Avril. While this was a bit surprising, as I wrote last week, the decision not to get locked in with Avril isn't particularly terrible. Here's more takes...
Lions cornerback Aaron Berry will enter a diversionary program for first-time offenders following his arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol and other charges last month, Dauphin County (Pa.) district attorney Ed Marsico said in an email today. Berry was charged with DUI, two counts of accidents involving unattended vehicles and two counts of failure to stop and give information...
What a difference a year makes, right? It wasn’t even 12 months ago that ESPN analyst, Cris Carter, doubted the talents and ability of Detroit Lions All-Pro wide receiver Calvin Johnson. You might remember a year ago when Carter said that ‘Megatron’ was a great video game player, but not an actual elite receiver. Of [...]
Packers coach Mike McCarthy appreciates Jim Schwartzs concern about how the Green Bay Packers used their allotted minicamp practices, but the Packers coach feels pretty good about his decision to cancel a day of practice last month to take his players skeet shooting as a team-bonding exercise, ESPNMilwaukee reports. That move drew a not-so-thinly veiled shot from Schwartz, who...
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PFT PRESEASON POWER RANKINGS NO. 13: DETROIT LIONS
Get it? Because they’re the Lions and they’re unlucky. Like that one episode of Seinfeld where Jerry always breaks even. If things don’t get better for Detroit they should...
Franchised players who didn't sign long-term deals by Monday's deadline, including 49ers’ safety Dashon Goldson and Lions’ defensive end Cliff Avril, are left to prove it all over again while playing the odds under lucrative one-year deals.