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Brandon Pettigrew Injury: Updates on Lions TE's Recovery from Knee Surgery

Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew will begin training camp on the physically unable to perform list due to the knee injury he suffered late last season. Continue for updates. Pettigrew Placed on PUP List Sunday, July 24 Per the...Show More Summary

A Lot Has Happened Since the Detroit Lions Last Appeared in a Championship Game

When you've never been to the Super Bowl and you've posted a winning record just 13 times in the 50-year-old Super Bowl era, you're forced to set the bar quite low in attempts to commemorate team accomplishments. Thus, this year, the...Show More Summary

Dolphins, Lions to take a look at Arian Foster, and both could probably use him

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Sunday night that Arian Foster, one of the last big-name free agents who remains unsigned, will work out for the Miami Dolphins on Monday and the Detroit Lions later this week. Foster, a four-time Pro Bowler who turns 30 on Aug. 24, was cut by the Houston Texans in March after […]

Patriots safety makes U.S. Olympic rugby sevens team

Nate Ebner, a backup safety and special-teams stalwart for the New England Patriots, was named Monday to the U.S. Olympic rugby sevens team that will compete next month at the Rio Games. Ebner joins former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best — who qualified for the track team of St. Lucia, his father’s homeland — […]

Former NFL running back Jahvid Best will compete in the Rio Olympics

His NFL career was cut short, but he’s still showing off his speed. Former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best had his career cut short due to concussions. But while his professional football career only lasted two years, he now has...Show More Summary

Former Detroit Lions RB Jahvid Best Qualifies for The Olympics

4 years since a concussion ended his career, former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best has qualified to run track for Saint Lucia’s Olympic track team, competing in the 100m dash for the country in which his father was born. Best becomes the first person with prior NFL experience to qualify for the Summer Games. Posting a […]

Jahvid Best Named to Saint Lucia's 2016 Rio Olympics Track and Field Team

Former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best will compete at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, as he was named to Saint Lucia's track and field team. According to Nick Zaccardi and Seth Rubinroit of NBC Olympic Talk, BestShow More Summary

Detroit Lions to celebrate 25th Anniversary of Only Playoff Win In The Super Bowl Era

The Detroit Lions will celebrate the 25th anniversary of their last and only playoff win in the Super Bowl era this season when they honor the 1991 team that went to the NFC Championship. To put that in perspective, the Lions have lost 7 straight wild-card games since that lone playoff win in 1991. The celebration is set […]

Lions will honor their 1991 team this season

The Detroit Lions haven’t won an NFL title since 1957, which doesn’t leave too many fans of that team or players from it available for celebrations of their achievement. Unfortunately for the Lions, there aren’t too many other teams of recent vintage to celebrate. The team has never advanced to a Super Bowl and have…

The Lions are holding the most pathetic 25th anniversary ever

Honoring winners is a time-honored tradition in this country, especially in sports. But when winning is so sparse, it can unintentionally turn that honor into a joke. We present to you, dear friends, the Detroit Lions. The franchise that has not won a playoff game since the George H.W. Show More Summary

Eric Ebron hopes he can help Lions move on from “big brother” Megatron

The Lions lost one of the best players in franchise history when wide receiver Calvin Johnson retired, but there’s been a lot of confidence coming out of Detroit in the team’s ability to move on without him. Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has said he thinks defenses are going to have a harder time with the

Calvin Johnson joins chorus of ex-players with accusations of painkiller misuse in NFL

The former Lions wide receiver says painkillers were readily available to players with addictions. Calvin Johnson usually stayed out of the headlines during his nine seasons with the Detroit Lions, but he didn’t bite his tongue in an...Show More Summary

District Attorney calls shooting of Stanley Wilson II justified after attempted burglary

Former Detroit Lions cornerback Stanley Wilson II was shot by a Portland resident when a naked Wilson attempted to break into his house on June 22. According to Francesca Fontana of the Oregonian, the Multnomah County District Attorney declared that the shooting of Wilson by Robert McCall was justified due to the circumstances of the

Calvin Johnson Details How Easy It Is For NFL Players To Rely On Painkillers

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Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson, who abruptly retired after the 2015-16 NFL season, opened up in an interview with ESPN’s Michael Smith about the physical toll that football had on his body. The full conversation runs...Show More Summary

Megatron: If Lions were contenders it would have been harder to leave

Former Lions receiver Calvin Johnson says the team’s poor record was a factor in his decision to call it quits this offseason. Johnson, who played in only two playoff games in his nine-season career in Detroit, told Michael Smith of ESPN that he would have had a harder time leaving if he had been leaving…

Stephen Tulloch Released by Lions: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

The Detroit Lions released veteran linebacker Stephen Tulloch on Tuesday after his five years with the team, per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Rapoport showed the team's statement in regard to the 31-year-old's release: More to follow. Read more NFL news on

NFL's Matt Stafford -- Couples Beach Vacation ... With Matt Ryan (PHOTO)

They're rivals on the field... but Matt Stafford and Matt Ryan are on the same team when it comes to vacationing!  The Detroit Lions QB and the ATL Falcons QB just wrapped up a couples vacation with their smokin' hot wives in the

Former Lions WR Calvin Johnson: “I’m Not Coming Back” (Video)

Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson abruptly retired after just nine seasons in the NFL much like former running back Barry Sanders did way back in 1999, both at the top of their game. Several years after Sanders retired, he finally admitted the Lions’ organization culture of losing was too much to deal with. During […]

Megatron: I’m content with what I did, not coming back

Former Lions receiver Calvin Johnson says anyone who thinks he might come out of retirement can think again. “I’m not coming back. You don’t have to worry about that,” Johnson told the Detroit Free Press. Johnson said the wear and tear on his body from nine NFL seasons contributed to his decision, but the most…

Former Lions CB Stanley Wilson Shot While Naked & Intruding in Portland

Former Detroit Lions cornerback Stanley Wilson, who was drafted in 2005 out of Stanford and played for the Lions from 2005-2007 was involved in a bizarre situation that got him shot recently. On Wednesday, Wilson attempted to break into a house in Portland, Oregon while naked at the same time & was ultimately shot by […]

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