The Detroit Lions enter free agency with one of those "good" problems—the team is already competitive. General manager Martin Mayhew's focus will rightly be centered on retaining his own players that head coach Jim Caldwell guided to an 11-5 record. Show More Summary
Matt Millen so mismanaged the Detroit Lions during his eight-year run as general manager that people forget that he won four Super Bowls as a linebacker during his playing career.
There are two things the Detroit Lions desperately need as the franchise tries to win its first playoff game in more than 20 years: Defensive linemen and offensive linemen. Though it is somewhat likely the Lions will go with one of those...Show More Summary
Teams around the league are beginning to prepare for free agency. That was evident on Wednesday as the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions both made big moves to free up spending money. Green Bay released linebacker A.J. Hawk, the team's all-time leader in tackles, according to Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com. Show More Summary
Reggie Bush helped the Detroit Lions reach the NFL playoffs last season, but it was apparently not enough for the Lions to retain the former USC star.
The Detroit Lions released veteran running back Reggie Bush on Wednesday, bringing an abrupt end to the dynamic playmaker's two-year stint with the team. The Lions confirmed Bush's release after ESPN's Adam Schefter initially reported...Show More Summary
The Detroit Lions basically chose Theo Riddick over Reggie Bush on Wednesday. The Lions cut Bush and his $3.5 million base salary for 2015, according to multiple reports, opting to go with the cheaper and younger Riddick in the role Bush had with the Lions. Show More Summary
The Detroit Lions noticed all of the same people at the NFL Scouting Combine that you did. There's a cornerback from Connecticut who can jump farther than humanly possible and a couple of Spartans who like to get to Point A from Point B quickly. But that's not where the money is made come draft day. Show More Summary
ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The staffer walked around the locker room daily after practices and walkthroughs. He’d go to each player and quickly click on a sensor. Sometimes, he’d grab the heart monitors from the shirts of Detroit Lions players. Every...Show More Summary
The Detroit Lions have some question marks on defense heading into the offseason. Do they need to keep Ndamukong Suh ? Who should they target in free agency and the draft? Watch as Stephen Nelson and Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Chris Simms discuss the Lions defense in the video above. Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com
Day 1 of the 2015 NFL combine's on-field drills is in the books and the Detroit Lions—like every other team—got their first up-close look at potential prospects for the upcoming draft. No, things aren't any clearer for your mock draft. Show More Summary
INDIANAPOLIS – Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew brought up pending free agent Ndamukong Suh before any questions were asked during his news conference at the NFL scouting combine on Wednesday. There was good reason Mayhew invited the conversation. Show More Summary
INDIANAPOLIS -- General manager Martin Mayhew met with the media Friday at the NFL combine. Here's what we learned about the Detroit Lions. 1.Agent meetings happening over next two days: While the Ndamukong Suh contract situation does...Show More Summary
Detroit general manager Martin Mayhew, speaking at the combine, proposed a change to the NFL's replay rules: he wants coaches to be able to throw challenge flags on penalty calls. And yes, it has everything to do with the Lions getting screwed late in a playoff game. Read more...
INDIANAPOLIS -- Riley Reiff has spent the past two seasons as the Detroit Lions' starting left tackle. Whether he’s there for a third or not appears to be up in the air. General manager Martin Mayhew said Friday morning that Reiff could play another position on the line in 2015. “It depends on how the offseason goes,” Mayhew said. Show More Summary
INDIANAPOLIS – The Detroit Lions had one of the best defensive lines in the NFL last season -- a large reason why the franchise had the best run defense in the NFL. And on Thursday morning, general manager Martin Mayhew made it emphatically clear he plans on keeping starting defensive end Jason Jones on the roster for the 2015 season. Show More Summary
The Lions found another pass-rusher in George Johnson last year, and they’re going to keep him. Via Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, the Lions are going to retain the restricted free agent with a tender, perhaps as high as the second-round level. Johnson had bounced from the Buccaneers to the Vikings, but played…
INDIANAPOLIS -- While the Detroit Lions have not made many decisions on free agents, general manager Martin Mayhew said Friday morning that the team will tender restricted free agent George Johnson. Mayhew did not say, though, what level...Show More Summary
INDIANAPOLIS -- Head coach Jim Caldwell met with the media Thursday at the NFL combine. Here’s what we learned about the Detroit Lions. 1. Caldwell’s combine role is large: This isn’t a massive surprise considering how much he likesShow More Summary
If the first two days of the NFL Scouting Combine are any indication, the chaotic offseason in the NFC North is only starting to heat up. General managers and head coaches of the Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings spoke to the media from Indianapolis on Wednesday and Thursday. Show More Summary