Found June 08, 2013 on This Given Sunday:
PLAYERS: Reggie Bush
TEAMS: Detroit Lions
This offseason, the Detroit Lions added running back Reggie Bush. He'll add a new dimension to the Lions' running offense, but his greatest contribution may come in the passing game, where he's electric in the open field. Considering the weapons the Lions have, it's not wonder that Bush is confident that his new team can compete at a very high level. Still, there's a point where confidence becomes arrogance, and that's a line that Bush flirted with when he spoke with the Detroit Free Press. "Honestly, I don’t think we’re far at all," Bush said earlier this week, after practice. "We have the guys here to be able to win a Super Bowl. Now obviously, with that said, there’s a lot that has to go into this season, this team, this off-season before we can even think about that. Right now, we just got to think about doing the little things right and kind of coming together, building that chemistry that’s going to help us down into the season.&q...

Lions aren’t having Jahvid Best take neurological tests anymore

According to Anthony Kuehn of the Detroit Free-Press, the Lions are no longer having running back Jahvid Best take any neurological tests because his career is pretty much over at this point. The most recent reports indicate that Best isn’t even taking neurological tests at this point, as it is likely his career is over. However, the Lions are keeping him on the roster despite...

A bigger, taller Lions secondary is the plan for Jim Schwartz

The Detroit Lions are changing things up a bit and going the way of the Seattle Seahawks - bigger, taller cornerbacks. Being out-physicaled by bigger receivers is something head coach Jim Schwartz looks to erase in 2013, and he has a plan, writes Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. “We’ve always sort of had that in our profile, but the opportunity to get those guys, there’s...

Football Nation Preview: The 2013 Detroit Lions

2012 Record: 4-122012 DownfallDiminished OffenseIt might seem hard to find fault in an offense whose poster boy is the very Calvin Johnson who shattered Jerry Rice's receiving yards record (as well as the Madden Curse) with 1964 yards.But Megatron seemed to be the only bright spot of the bunch.Matthew Stafford regressed from his 2011 form, throwing almost as many picks (17) as...

Detroit Lions: 5 areas where consistency is key

For the Detroit Lions to make any kind of decent showing this season, it seems that these five areas are most critical where consistency is concerned. Offensive Line:  Matthew Stafford cannot spend one half or more of the season running for his life because the offensive line can’t get the job done protecting him.  The starters on the line will be for the most part, a youthful...

Lions may suspend contract talks with Mathew Stafford until after the season

Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand told that they might soon suspend contract talks with quarterback Mathew Stafford so he can focus on the upcoming season. “We’ve still got discussion to have, but at some point in time, will either get a deal done, or we’ll focus on football,” Lewand said. “The good news there is that we’ve got a great relationship. I think...

Detroit Lions, QB Matthew Stafford still talking contract extension

The Detroit Lions are still trying to get a new long term deal done with QB Matthew Stafford before the start of the 2013 regular season. Despite still having two years remaining on his rookie contract, the Lions are hoping to get a deal done sooner rather than later. After being plagued with numerous injuries early in his career, Stafford has been able to remain healthy the last...

Titus Young posted bail

According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free-Press, former NFL wide receiver Titus Young has posted bail and is currently free. Former #Lions WR Titus Young bonded out of Orange County jail Thursday night. Paid 10% of $50k bond. No immediate word on where he is now. — Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) June 8, 2013 ; I would love...

Lions Will Postpone Extension For Matthew Stafford

According to Justin Rodgers of, the Detroit Lions are postponing contract extension talks with QB Matthew Stafford. Rodgers mentions that team president Tom Lewand wants to delay the contract talks so that they do not become a distraction for Stafford and the team. “We’ve still got discussion to have, but at some point in time, will either get a deal done, or we’ll...

The Next David Akers?

Spring Grove (Pa.) Area High 2016 kicker Andrew Luckenbaugh made national headlines last season after kicking a 47-yard field goal. Now, Luckenbaugh is poised to making national recruiting headlines. He talks about where he is in the recruiting process with FoxSportsNEXT.

Rams cornerback Cortland Finnegan thinks the Lions will rebound in 2013, ‘If we don't win it, I'll take the Lions winning it next’

It’s natural for cornerback Cortland Finnegan to feel optimistic that the Rams can get a shot at winning the Super Bowl. However, if the Rams can’t, he says that the Detroit Lions will. His former defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz is now the coach for the Lions and for all intent and purposes; they do have a lot of talent. Running Back Reggie Bush has been talking up the...
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