Found July 23, 2012 on Fox Sports Detroit:
PLAYERS: Riley Reiff
TEAMS: Detroit Lions
Detroit Lions first-round pick Riley Reiff has signed his rookie contract and will report to training camp Monday with the rest of the first-year players. Based on the NFLs rookie pay scale, the four-year deal is worth around 8 million. Reiff, an offensive lineman who played in college at Iowa, is expected to compete for a starting job at one of the tackle positions. He was the No. 23 pick overall in Aprils NFL Draft. Reiff was the last of the Lions draft picks to sign his deal. Veteran players report Thursday. Practices begin Friday.

Lions cut troubled cornerback Aaron Berry

This time, the Detroit Lions really didn't have much of a choice. The police reports kept piling up this offseason to where the NFL club simply had to make an example of someone. You can only threaten for so long. At some point, you need to follow through with action. Otherwise, the threats of discipline have no meaning. The Lions took that type of harsh action Monday with...

Ex-Detroit Lions CB Aaron Berry Apologizes, Ponders Future in the NFL

I’ve written all offseason about the knuckleheaded, entitled and invincible attitude of NFL players during their time off. It seems every day there is a new report about a player being arrested and what, if any, discipline the league will bring down upon them. In the case of cornerback Aaron Berry, it can’t be worse than what the Lions did to him. Apparently fed up with Berry’s...

Lions cut troubled cornerback Aaron Berry following 2nd arrest

Many have speculated about the future of Aaron Berry with the Detroit Lions following his 2nd arrest of the offseason this past weekend, and the Lions have made their move, cutting the troubled cornerback due to personal conduct. While the move to cut Berry is likely met with little to no resistance from fans, it can't be ignored that such a move weakens an already deplorable...

David DeCastro Now Boxed In After Lions Sign Riley Reiff

The Detroit Lions have announced this morning that they have come to terms with tackle Riley Reiff, their first round draft pick, so that now means that the Pittsburgh Steelers should be coming to terms with David DeCastro at any time now. Last week DeCastro was boxed in from behind when the New England Patriots came to terms with Dont'a Hightower, the 25th overall pick in...

Lions release Aaron Berry after second off-season arrest

The Detroit Lions released cornerback Aaron Berry today after he was arrested for the second time this off-season (Credit: AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) Yesterday, the Lions released a statement saying “We are extremely disappointed by the reports involving Aaron Berry“. Today, they took action. The Detroit Lions released cornerback Aaron Berry after his second off-season arrest. Dave...

Aaron Berry, you are the next one to be arrested!

English: Aaron Berry, a player on the National Football League. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Here we go again, the season can’t get here soon enough.  Roger Godell will need to restructure the off-season to give the players less free time.  It seems that the NFL players these days have too much free time on their hands.  This has been the theme of the 2012 pre-season and this...

After Second Straight Run in With Police, Detroit Lions Make Right Move to Release Aaron Berry

This piece is also featured on Another offseason weekend brought yet another Detroit Lions arrest. This time, it was another repeat offender. Aaron Berry, he of the recent DUI troubles, was busted in Pennsylvania for assault and brandishing a … Continue reading →

Lions cut Berry after second arrest

The Detroit Lions have cut cornerback Aaron Berry, two days after he was arrested for the second time this offseason.

Mikel Leshoure expected to be Lions’ lead back

According to, the Lions envision using their running backs like the New Orleans Saints, with Mikel Leshoure as Mark Ingram, Jahvid Best as Darren Sproles, and Kevin Smith as Pierre Thomas. It’s certainly an interesting concept and a good model to follow as the Saints’ trio led them to average 4.9 YPC last year, tied for 4th in the NFL. However, the idea is based...
Lions News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.