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Report: Lions Aren’t Optimistic About Signing DT Ndamukong Suh To An Extension

  Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports that the Lions are not optimistic about signing DT Ndamukong Suh to a new contract. Mortensen mentions that if the Lions are unable to work out an agreement before next season, it would cost them a staggering $26.7 million to franchise him. Suh, 27, entering the final year of his rookie deal and is in a great position to secure a huge contract...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Do the Detroit Lions have any of the top-10 most overrated players in the NFL?

Yesterday, the fine folks at Grantland released the second half of their annual NFL trade value list, which ranks each player in the league based on how much interest they would garner on the open market. It’s an interesting list, one that is fun to compare with a similar piece cover32 posted earlier in the offseason. While there were plenty of similarities between the two...
Via cover32 - Lions
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joseph Fauria in 'The History of the Touchdown Dance'

Detroit Lions tight end Joseph Fauria is a dancing machine. The 24-year-old spent his rookie season celebrating his seven touchdowns with some serious moves in the end zone. Fauria became a fan favorite for his entertaining little numbers with his tribute to NSYNC’s “Bye, Bye, Bye” ranking as one of his top celebrations. Fauria has a lot to live up to this season — in the...
Via NESN.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Three reasons why Jim Caldwell will succeed

As we head into training camp all eyes are going to be on the players. Questions will be raised from the depth of the tight ends, to the quarterback solidarity, all the way through to the Detroit Lions strength in the secondary. But these perceivable answers will be the result of the real question needing to be addressed during the first few weeks of training camp: how will Jim Caldwell...
Via isportsweb.com
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rookie Eric Ebron learning new 'move' role, already showing leadership as training camp opens

Detroit Lions first-round pick TE Eric Ebron has made a good impression with his teammates since arriving and going into his first NFL training camp, he's already looking like a leader on the team. Ebron has a lot on his plate as he learns three separate tight end positions (Y, F, and Z). His skill set which is more of a wide receiver's, allow Ebron to be the 'move...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Position battles to watch

Tate The Detroit Lions start training camp on July 28 and there are a few positions battles to keep an eye on. Detroit’s offense will largely feature the same cast as last season, with the additions of Golden Tate and Eric Ebron. The defensive side of the ball is where most of the question marks remain heading into training camp. The roster is 90-men strong right now, and that...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lions open two more training camp practices to fans

The Detroit Lions have added two more opportunities for fans to watch their training camp practices, including one at Wayne State University in Detroit. The team will practice next Wednesday night on Tom Adams Field at Wayne State Stadium. Practice begins at 7:30 p.m., with gates opening at 6 p.m. Admission is free, but fans must pick up a ticket from either Ford Field or Wayne State...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nick Fairley Rolled To Lions Facilities In The Coolest Car

Nick Fairley, the defensive tackle, who will be a free agent after this season, was spotted riding into the Detroit Lions facilities this afternoon in this hot mobile. [Mike Rothstein] The post Nick Fairley Rolled To Lions Facilities In The Coolest Car appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions sign former Patriots WR Reese Wiggins

According to the Associated Press, the Detroit Lions have claimed wide receiver Reese Wiggins off waivers. Wiggins was an undrafted free agent signing by the Patriots this year. He played college football at East Carolina, finishing his career with 80 receptions for 1,012 yards and eight touchdowns. He would be competing for the fourth or fifth wide receiver spots, and would...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Cornerback situation filled with uncertainty

If it’s true that defense wins championships, it might help explain why the Detroit Lions have only made the playoffs once in the last fifteen seasons. In recent years, the Lions have been branded as one of the worst teams in the league defensively. An unfathomable trait about the consistent disappointment is that this team is insanely talented overall. However, relying on talent...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Training Camp: 5 Key Position Battles

Excitement is building in Allen Park, as the Detroit Lions are getting ready to report to training camp on Sunday July 27th . The Lions are lucky that they have a pretty good understanding of who all of the starters will be heading into camp, which is nice because it will take the team some time to gel with Jim Caldwell’s new playbook. However, there are a lot of camp battles still...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions rookie Eric Ebron’s mind blown by his Madden rating

Next month EA Sports will release the 26th edition of its uber-popular football video game Madden. Even NFL players can’t seem to resist the allure of the game and they often have team tournaments to determine who is the best on the roster. Over the weekend EA Sports had some fun with the rookie class of 2014. They asked them what they thought their player rating should be, then...
Via cover32 - Lions
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Cowboy, former coach Reeves thinks Stafford needs patience to improve

Former Dallas Cowboys running back Dan Reeves remembers the days when teams would preach patience, but it's quite a different era in today's win-now, perform-now NFL. But patience and support is exactly what he thinks Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford needs at this point. “When I look at the Dallas Cowboys, who I was fortunate enough to be a part of, we knocked...
Via 60 Max Power O
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Position Preview: Detroit Lions need production from Suh and Fairley this year

The Detroit Lions defensive line is built upon their strength up the middle. The Lions have two first round picks at defensive tackle, and another at right defensive end, and when it clicks it consumes opponents in a brutal fashion. Ndamukong Suh is the best defensive tackle in the NFL. He is the most intimidating player in the league, his hits are violent, his work ethic is undeniable...
Via cover32 - Lions
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Titus Young attacked his attorney

Yesterday we told you that former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young had been arrested again on battery charges—this time for causing serious bodily injury in Los Angeles, California. Details were scarce at the time, but we’ve now find out that the victim was actually Young’s own attorney. The attack reportedly took place at a “medical treatment center,” where Young...
Via Gridiron Grit
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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