Sanders, a tight end for the Lions from 1968 to 1977, helped redefine a position that had been traditionally reserved for stolid blockers.
The Minnesota Vikings play in the incredibly difficult NFC North, where they have to face the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions twice a year. Why could the Vikings surprise this season? What makes them contenders in 2015? Watch asShow More Summary
Reggie Bush Puts $2.5 Million Michigan On The Market For Sale Looks like Reggie Reg is movin’ on to better things… Via Realtor Former Detroit Lion Reggie Bush is going out with a roar: The newly minted San Francisco 49er
The Detroit Lions' front office spent some time this offseason retooling the offensive line. Most would agree with Josh Katzenstein of the Detroit News that the unit should be better than last year: On paper, the Lions OL will be better, but paper doesn't play in September. Show More Summary
Charlie Sanders, a Hall of Fame tight end and one of the greatest players in Detroit Lions history, has died at the age of 68. Sanders recently revealed that he was battling cancer. Born and raised in North Carolina, Sanders played his college football at Minnesota, where he was an All-Big Ten tight end and…
Do the Detroit Lions finally have what they need to take down the Green Bay Packers? Or should they be more concerned about the rising Minnesota Vikings? And don't forget about the Chicago Bears! Actually, go ahead. Most of the league will have by Week 10 anyway. In all seriousness, the NFC North should be hotly contested in 2015. Show More Summary
The Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber of Commerce says that the Detroit Lions are set to host the first LGBT Pride night of any NFL team this fall. The Detroit Free Press reports: James Felton Keith, CEO of the organization, said the group will host what… The post Detroit Lions to Host First LGBT Pride Night in the NFL appeared first on Towleroad.
Every year, fantasy footballers and fans get whipped into a frenzy about the incoming rookie class. It often leads to unreasonable expectations and overbidding in fantasy drafts. Just ask Eric Ebron. The Detroit Lions, like every franchise, do their best to shield their hand-selected recruits from this unnecessary weight. Show More Summary
The Detroit Lions are set to host what is believed to be the NFL's first LGBT night, according to a report in the Detroit Free Press.
Detroit Lions running back Joique Bell is coming off knee and Achilles surgeries, but he’s confident about his ability to produce in a big way in 2015. How confident is Bell? He guaranteed a career year in an interview with Mlive.com. “I’m going to rush for over 1,200 yards,” Bell said. Show More Summary
Not all NFL dreams are dashed once the rosters are trimmed to 53 players. A maximum of 10 hopeful prospects can be added to the practice squad, so long as they don't have an accrued season (active for six or more games), per the league's...Show More Summary
Marko Beslach thought he was giving his favorite team, the Detroit Lions, an advantage by shining a laser pointer at Buffalo Bills players during a game at Ford Field last October. Little did Beslach know that the laser pointer would...Show More Summary
Golden Tate says he and his old Notre Dame QB Jimmy Clausen are still BFFs -- barf friends forever -- because they recently trained so hard during an off-season workout... Tate blew chunks. The Detroit Lions star…
The Detroit Lions may have lost some big names in the 2015 offseason, including Ndamukong Suh and Reggie Bush, but there are reasons to be hopeful. Why should fans be confident about the Lions? Where did they improve? Watch as Adam Lefkoe and Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Chris Simms discuss the Lions' offseason in the video above. Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com
The Detroit Lions roster might see an addition or two before training camp kicks off in late July, but the bulk of it will look much like it does now. So even though it's early, we can look ahead to whose roster bubble will burst come September. Obviously, a lot can occur in between now and Week 1. Show More Summary
Foresight isn't a lost art because it's never been found. History repeats itself far too often for anyone to claim they're thinking beyond that impulse pair of shoes or that Vegas trip that left them a bit short on rent. But the NFL might be the only place where most people—sorry, Daniel Snyder—aren't just thinking about the upcoming season. Show More Summary
Tommy Hudspeth, who spent two years as head coach of the Detroit Lions, has died at the age of 83. Hudspeth, who was also head coach at BYU, UTEP and for the Canadian Football League’s Toronto Argonauts, died of cancer in Tulsa, Oklahoma. A 1953 graduate of the University of Tulsa, Hudspeth spent two years…
Change can be both good and bad. Often times, we fear change, but it almost always works out for the better. That's exactly how the Detroit Lions ended up here. With Bill Bentley's release the longest-tenured CB in Detroit is Darius Slay. Show More Summary
Detroit Lions receive above-average mark despite not re-signing Ndamukong Suh
When the president gives his annual State of the Union speech, pundits break down every syllable and search for nuanced meaning. You're never going to get anything close to that from the Detroit Lions' braintrust. The most insightful thing general manager Martin Mayhew ever said referenced the injury his young nickelback suffered last year. Show More Summary