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In the continuing search to find a complimentary receiver for Calvin Johnson, a report on Tuesday suggests that the Detroit Lions have scheduled a visit with free agent wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey. Nate Burleson is slated to return after re-working his deal but he will be turning 32 prior to the start of the 2013 regular season. The Lions thought they had found a speedy threat in Titus Young, but his insane behavior led to his ultimate release. The Lions also have second-year receiver Ryan Broyles on the roster but he came with injury concerns and is now coming off a torn ACL injury.
Heyward-Bey is a former first-round pick and possesses great vertical speed but his career has yet to reach it’s potential. In 2011, DHB posted a career high 64 receptions for 975 yards and a 15.2 yard per catch average. He tailed off in 2012 with just 41 receptions for 606 yards and five touchdowns.
Playing opposite Johnson with his speed might be the situation he needs in order to jumpstart his ...
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He hasn't scored a touchdown or even played a down yet for the Detroit Lions.
But running back Reggie Bush, a recent free-agent addition, already has a steak named after him at Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse in Birmingham, Mich.
It's called the "Reggie Bush Ribeye" -- a 22-ounce "Bone-in Ribeye" -- and is being promoted by the restaurant as "Our Featured...
The Detroit Lions' peaceful offseason reportedly has taken a disturbing turn for the worse.
According to a newspaper report, safety Amari Spievey was arrested Tuesday in his hometown of Middletown, Conn., following a domestic altercation with his girlfriend.
The Middletown Press reported that the dispute centered on child-support payments, citing the police.
On the first night of free agency, the Lions brass and quarterback Matthew Stafford took running back Reggie Bush to Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse in Birmingham, Michigan in an effort to woo him to Detroit. As they say, the rest is history as Bush signed a four-year $16 million contract with the Lions the next day.
As much as how Bush will be used in the Lions’ offense – they...
Detroit head coach Jim Schwartz says running backs Joique Bell and Mikel Leshoure will still be part of the Lions offense, according to a report from detroitlions.com, but we don't see how.Fantasy Spin:Bush figures to be the starter and the pass receiver and Leshoure should get the short yardage and goal line work. Barring injury, that obviously would leave Bell, who caught 52...
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It seems another lions player has made headlines for the wrong reason.
Lions safety Amari Spievey was arrested Tuesday around 4 p.m. in Connecicut after having a dispute with his girlfriend over child support, this according to the Middletown Press.
Spievey was arrested for a third-degree assault, risk of injury to a child, and disorderly conduct, according to...
Well, that didn’t take long.
New Lions running back Reggie Bush already has a restaurant in Detroit giving him his own Dinner Special for fans to order, and he hasn’t even taken the field yet.
After landing in Detroit last night, Bush tweeted that he needed a good steak to eat. After taking several suggestions, Bush tweeted that he had a great steak...
The Detroit Lions found their playmaker at running back in Reggie Bush and upgraded their secondary with safety Glover Quin.
But there's still a lot of make-or-break work to do before the season opens. Here are 10 questions that have to be answered:
1. Who will be the pass-rusher to replace defensive end Cliff Avril, now with Seattle?
This is easily the biggest void that has...
Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that the Lions will bring in free agent K David Akers for a visit sometime next week.
Birkett adds that the Lions are still “undecided” as to whether or not they’ll re-sign Jason Hanson.
Negotiations between Detroit and Hanson have reportedly “gone nowhere” and Lions president Tom Lewand wouldn’t guarantee a return...
Geoff Schwartz is one of only nine Jewish players in the NFL, and he combines with his brother, Mitchell, to comprise 22 percent of the Jewish NFL population. In honor of Passover Tuesday, Schwartz, an offensive lineman for the Kansas City Chiefs, wrote a list of 10 random facts about being a Jewish athlete for Sports Illustrated’s Hot Clicks.
We’ll share two of our favorite...
Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson had a historic 2012 season, setting a new NFL record with 1,964 receiving yards. Perhaps his most impressive feat is that he did this despite going against Richard Sherman and Charles Tillman, the two cornerbacks who made the All-Pro team, in three of his 16 games. In other words, [...]The post A closer look at Calvin Johnson’s historic...
Dez Bryant is still a young player and believes he can do a lot more than he has so far. He's hoping to crack 2,000 receiving yards.