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Trade Rumors Circulate around Detroit Lions

The latest rumors surrounding the Detroit Lions preseason is that they are shopping around for a few extra hands at defensive back. The Lions made a few roster moves of late, but they did not pick up a defensive back. They picked up two tight ends, Michael Egnew and Emil Igwenagu. Unless the Lions keep four tight ends on their active roster, this roster move makes little sense for...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Predicting the 53-man roster

August 30th is the day fans and media await, players nervously anticipate, hope is dimmed or dreams are made; it’s the day the 32 NFL teams finalize their 53-man roster. The Detroit Lions have cut their roster to the necessary 75 players, but the cuts can’t stop there. Here is my version of the Detroit Lions roster by Saturday. Offense: 25 Quarterbacks: 2 Matthew Stafford Dan...
Via isportsweb.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Lions Should Sack Suh?

At the end of the 2014 NFL season, the Lions will have more than one difficult decision to make. The meat of their defensive line, Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley, and C.J. Mosley, will be free agents. (Yes, Fairley is in the doghouse right now, but a couple good games will change that) On this week’s “2 Beers In”, we talked to Dave Birkett from the Detroit Free Press about the...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions RB Reggie Bush named one of five biggest heroes from last week

If any preseason game actually “matters,” it’s the ones that transpired this past weekend. They were the dress rehearsals for each team, when they let their starters play most of the first half and sometimes into the second. So it provided the best glimpse yet at who is, and who isn’t, ready to go in 2014. What players were at each extreme of the spectrum this week? To see...
Via cover32 - Lions
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Detroit Lions move down in Power Rankings, fall out of top-15

We know what we’re going to know. With training camps complete, three preseason games – including the “dress rehearsal” – in the books and veterans on the shelf until the regular season opener, the data needed to evaluate every NFL team prior to the start of the 2014 campaign is in the books. Some look ready to go, while others have work to do. A few franchises have emerged...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: First round of cuts complete

The Detroit Lions, like the rest of the NFL, have until 4 p.m. today to take their roster down to 75 player. Detroit promptly finished its first round of cuts yesterday afternoon. No major surprises so far, just protocol along the road to reducing the roster to regular-season size. Here’s who Detroit has let go of so far: Tavecchio attempting a FG in college Giorgio Tavecchio,...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lions claim several players via the waivers

Today the Detroit Lions claimed TE Michael Egnew off waivers from the Dolphins as well as TE Emil Igwenagu from the Eagles. @JaysonBraddock: Lions claimed a TE (Michael Egnew) & a H-Back (Emil Igwenagu) today. Team has Brandon Pettigrew, 1st rd pick Eric Ebron & Joseph Fauria. Egnew was the former 78th pick of the […] The post Lions claim several players via the waivers...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  1 Comment

Lions Injury Update: Kyle Van Noy

Detroit Lions rookie line backer Kyle Van Noy was held out of last week’s preseason game due to an abdominal injury. Reports state however, that Van Noy may perhaps have a sports hernia injury. This news was reported by Detroit Free Press writer Dave Birkett via twitter. Kyle Van Noy said he'll undergo further evaluation for his "abdominal" injury, is concerned it...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL roster cutdown update: Detroit Lions

As of Sunday 8/24 8PM ET, Per NFL transaction wire, NFL.com: All teams down to 75 by Tue. 4PM ET: G Alex Bullard, G A.J. Dalton, DT Gregory Hickman, RB Steven Miller, DE Kris Redding, WR Conner Vernon
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Three impact players from the game against Jacksonville

Throughout preseason there have been certain players to prove themselves and others that have fallen short of expectations. After three preseason games and particularly the one against the Jaguars, there are three players that I’m predicting will be important pieces for the Detroit Lions this season. 1. Ryan Broyles Ryan Broyles Ryan Broyles is going to be the third wide receiver...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Elliott will work out with the Detroit Lions

Kevin Elliott the former Florida A&M wide receiver is headed to Detroit according to his twitter feed for a workout. @CatchinMyDreams: Headed to the Lions Den! #Detroit This is a very solid player. Eliiott is a big receiver that will join his former teammate Brandon Hepburn who was drafted a couple years ago by the […] The post Kevin Elliott will work out with the Detroit Lions...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Ndamukong Suh of Detroit Lions with another dirty hit on a quarterback

On Friday night Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh made yet another dirty hit on a quarterback. This time the victim was Chad Henne of the Jacksonville Jaguars. Here’s a clip of the play, which shows Suh driving through Henne’s chest with his helmet after he releases the ball:   Suh was flagged by the officials for roughing the passer. C.J. Mosely was supportive,...
Via cover32 - Lions
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions begin roster cuts; Release several

Today the Detroit Lions began making roster cuts to get to 75 players. The team released six plsyers today and placed one on the PUP List. @ttwentyman: The #Lions have released: G Alex Bullard, G A.J. Dalton, DT Greg Hickman, RB Steven Miller, DE Kris Redding and WR Conner Vernon @ttwentyman: The #Lions have also […] The post Detroit Lions begin roster cuts; Release several appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Suh voted as last person NFL players want to fight

Surprise, surprise: The NFL's most feared player is also the one who'd draw the least confrontation. In an ESPN Confidential survey, Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was voted the last person in the league that NFL players would want to get into a fistfight with. Suh received 18 percent of the vote from 82 players polled. Texans defensive end J.J. Watt finished second...
Via Helmet2Helmet
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Calvin Johnson expresses curiosity over new role on team

Detroit Lions’ star wide receiver Calvin Johnson is curious about his new role as he begins his first season in Joe Lombardi’s new offensive scheme. Calvin Johnson curious about role in Lions' new offense: Calvin Johnson will hit the field for his first … http://t.co/YD74m9Tqsb #NFL — NFL Fanzone (@NFLFANZONE) August 21, 2014 Megatron enters his eighth year having worked...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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