Found August 31, 2012 on The Majors Detroit:
The Lions cut their roster down from 75 to 53 players Friday night before the 9PM ET deadline. Here’s a list of the players given their walking papers: G Rodney Austin G Pat Boyle DE Everette Brown DE Ugo Chinasa P Ryan Donahue WR Patrick Edwards DT Andre Fluellen G Dan Gerberry TE Alex Gottlieb WR Nate Hughes S Reshard Langford WR Lance Long DE Edmon McClam LB Carmen Messina WR Wallace Miles CB Justin Miller DT Tracy Robertson CB Alphonso Smith WR Maurice Stovall CB Ross Weaver TE Austin Wells So with the latest cuts, it becomes apparent that QB Kellen Moore has made the team as a third string quarterback. Some of the bigger names on the list though include CB Alphonso Smith who really fell out of favor last season and DT Andre Fluellen who just couldn’t crack Detroit’s deep defensive line. The Alphonso Smith cut may come as a surprise due to the lack of depth in the defensive secondary however the Denver Broncos released CB Drayten Florence which is someone who the Lions may pur...

2012 Fantasy Football QB Rankings – Week 1

The smell of football is in the air. Here are my 2012 Week 1 fantasy football quarterback rankings..1.  Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions I see Stafford picking up where he left off with a favorable home match-up against the Rams. Without much of a running game, it will be up to Stafford and Megatron to move the chains..2.  Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints The Saints are going to...

Detroit Pride (Lions) Cheerleaders’ 2013 Calendar Photoshoot

Sixteen beautiful women in bikinis in northern Michigan in the summer time.  Game over.  The Detroit Pride Cheerleaders, the unofficial cheerleading group of the Detroit Lions, recently headed north to Frankfort, Michigan on Crystal Lake to shoot their 2013 calendar.  A little partying, some spunky women and a lot of photos on the “scenery” of the west side of the Mitten...

Detroit Lions 38, Buffalo Bills 32: Preseason Hunt Report

The Detroit Lions closed out the preseason with an offensive bang on Thursday night, scoring early and often and doing just enough on defense to hold off the pesky Bills. The starters looked solid, many second stringers looked solid and the team ended things on a high note. The preseason hunt as a whole was average at 2-2, but the Lions will enter the regular season with late momentum...

Lions tell P Ryan Donahue he's expected to be cut

The Detroit Lions say they have notified punter Ryan Donahue he can expect to be released. That seems to mean Ben Graham beat out Donahue for a spot. All NFL teams have to cut their roster down to 53 players by 9 p.m. ET Friday. Also expected to be cut are: guard Pat Boyle, defensive end Ugo Chinasa, tight end Alex Gottlieb, receiver Nate Hughes, defensive tackle Edmon McClam,...

Bill Ford Jr. Promises The Detroit Lions Will Win a Super Bowl

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NFL Rumors: Would the Detroit Lions be interested in RB Tim Hightower?

With NFL teams required to trim their rosters to the 53-man limit on Friday, a few surprising names were released. On Friday, the Washington Redskins released RB Tim Hightower. Would the Detroit Lions be interested in adding him to the roster given their current situation at the running back position? Currently, the Lions have only two completely healthy running backs on their roster...

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Lions Release Former Steelers T Jonathan Scott From IR

It has been a rough several weeks for former Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Jonathan Scott and on Thursday he became a free agent once again after he was released from injured reserve by the Detroit Lions, according to Adam Caplan on Twitter. Scott was released by the Steelers prior to the start of training camp after veteran Max Starks was resigned. Scott was signed by the Lions...

Lions beat Bills in final preseason game

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Bill Ford Jr. Has Super Expectations for the 2012 Detroit Lions

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VIDEO: Matthew Stafford shows his comedic side in new Monday Night Football commercial

The Lions offseason love continues as QB Matthew Stafford has appeared in the latest commercial for ESPN’s Monday Night Football. Stafford isn’t known for his one liners but in this commercial Stafford definitely shows some personality giving us some comedic gold as he clears space off for an anticipatedPlayer of the Week Awardor getting an airbrushed t-shirt of himself. I...

Drayton Florence may be headed to the Lions

AP According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, the Lions are close to signing free agent cornerback Drayton Florence, who was just released by the Broncos on Friday. “The Detroit Lions are still in the market for cornerback help, and they may have found their man in Drayton Florence,” wrote Birkett. Nothing is official as of yet, but something could get done very soon...
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