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Megatron: ‘I’ll do whatever I got to do’ to keep Suh in Detroit

The Lions’ biggest star on offense looks prepared to do whatever it takes to keep their biggest star on defense in Detroit. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Calvin Johnson said “I’ll do whatever I got to do,” in order to keep Ndamukong Suh in a Lions uniform come next season. The 28-year-old Suh led the Lions with 8.5 sacks in 2014 and was named an...
Via The Majors Detroit
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lions the favorites to sign Suh this offseason

With Ndamukong Suh set to hit the open market this spring, he’ll undoubtedly be the most sought after free agent this NFL shopping season. However it doesn’t appear, at least right now that he’ll be in unfamiliar territory next season. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, the Lions are making it a high priority to re-sign the All-Pro defensive tackle and are seen as the...
Via The Majors Detroit
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Titus Young Says Football Hits Caused Mental Illness

Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young and his doctors say hits and head trauma received playing football have contributed greatly to his mental illness and violent behavior. TMZ Sports spoke with Pete Daniels, intake coordinator at the Crosby Center in San Diego, and he believes Young’s symptoms include hypervigilance, mood swings, emotional instability and more. ...
Via Thacover2
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

T.J. Lang: Suh challenged me to a fight

Green Bay Packers offensive tackle T.J. Lang told 97.1 The Ticket that although Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh looked to at least be trying to clean up his act earlier in the season, that wasn't so much the case when the two teams met in week 17. "He was helping up guys off the ground (in Week 3). He was like, 'Hey, good block, man.' He's talking to Aaron (Rodgers), helped him...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Top three draft needs

An unfortunate consequence of the Detroit Lions making it to the playoffs is that they will no longer be getting their usual top 10 draft pick for the 2015 season. However, the Lions have also been known to make questionable decisions regarding their draft choices so it seems their place in the draft won’t be nearly as important as the choices they make within it. While almost...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

TJ Lang: Suh wanted to fight me after stepping on Aaron Rodgers

Green Bay Packers offensive lineman T.J. Lang says Ndamukong Suh was so charged up in the Week 17 game between the teams that the Lions defensive lineman challenged him to a fight. Lang was on the radio Friday with 97.1 The Ticket in Detroit and said Suh stepping on teammate Aaron Rodgers led to their...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing the Detroit Lions’ Free Agents

    Below is a complete list of the Detroit Lions free agents to be at the end of the NFL’s league year along with some analysis on the Lions willingness and likeliness to retain their services for the 2015 season and beyond. The list is sorted in decreasing order of 2014 cap hit. DT Ndamukong Suh Age: 28 2014 Cap Hit: $22,412,500 Re-Sign Priority: High Predicted Contract:...
Via The Majors Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

After strong season, aging Mathis believes he has more to give

Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew admittedly didn't initially see this reemergence of cornerback Rashean Mathis' career coming a couple years ago. Mayhew had to be talked into even giving Mathis a tryout by Sheldon White, the Lions' vice president of pro personnel. Who can blame Mayhew? In 2012, Mathis started only four of the 12 games he played in for the lowly Jacksonville...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuck: Suh to Oakland would be a good move, 'He's Raider-ish'

Oakland Raiders defensive end Justin Tuck thinks Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh would look great in black and silver once he becomes a free agent on March 10th. "(He's) Raider-ish," Tuck said, via the Detroit Free Press at the Super Bowl's 'radio row.' "And that's one of the reasons why I know Raider Nation would applaud that move, beyond the fact that he's an awesome football...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Stafford and Tate shine in Pro Bowl

It seemed that all the Detroit Lions players took advantage of playing in this year’s Pro Bowl as Matthew Stafford, Golden Tate, and Glover Quinn all had good games. Stafford won the offensive MVP of the game and Golden and Glover had their moments in the game. Now, even though this game was equivalent to a casual pickup game, it still has Lions fans looking forward to next year...
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Lions already propose expanded replay for officiating

PHOENIX (AP) The Detroit Lions, feeling burned by a non-interference call in a playoff loss to Dallas, already have proposed expanding the use of instant replay for coaches' challenges. Dean Blandino, the NFL's officiating director, said Thursday the competition committee will look into adding to what calls are reviewable, as it does each year. That committee, which makes recommendations...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Norwegian kicker Havard "Kickalicious" Rugland Cuts Another Trick Shot Video!

Last off-season a gentleman in Norway decided he would do what he could to get a hot to live the dream of playing in the NFL. To do so, the gentleman, Havard Rugland, made a fantastic trick shot kicking video that at least caught the eye of the Detroit Lions who gave him a shot. After going 3-3 in he post season they let him go.Rumor had him heading to Green Bay at one time, but...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Stafford donates $1M to help renovate Detroit's Lipke Recreation Center

A couple days after being named the Pro Bowl's offensive MVP, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford announced that he's become part of a revitalization project to help Detroit youngsters. Stafford is donating $1 million through his Score 7 Charitable Fund to help renovate the shutdown Lipke Recreation Center on the city's east side and turn it into a fledgling academic/athletic...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford to donate $1 million for football facility at Lipke Rec Center

@Lions On Tuesday, the Lions and Matthew Stafford announced that the franchise quarterback is donating $1 million to build a football facility in the Lipke Recreation Center in Detroit.  The center has been closed, but Stafford was on hand for the announcement in conjunction with Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and Detroit Free Press columnist Mitch Albom. The plan will cost a total...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Grading the offense

One of the best words to describe the Detroit Lions offense of this season would have to be ambitious. While they struggled throughout the year, they maintained just enough talent to keep the team alive and propel them into the playoffs, at which point they had one of their better games this season. For those of you who want to hear all about the offensive grades, here is the report...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

How far away are the Detroit Lions from getting to the Super Bowl?

It was a rough year for the Detroit Lions, who showed massive improvement only to fail in the playoffs in heartbreaking fashion. Still, it feels that they’re a team on the rise that might be competing for bigger things some day soon. Meanwhile, this weekend the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks will play in the Super Bowl. They’re the top two seeds from their respective...
Via cover32 - Lions
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions QB Mathew Stafford Becomes Second Player to Throw for 300+ Yards in the Pro Bowl

Fans of the Detroit Lions are going to need some time to get over how the season ended in Dallas and can only hope that the team stays relatively intact so it can have a good chance of getting back to the post season next year. While it is only a small consolation they can be proud of their quarterback for doing something only one other player, Peyton Manning, has done before in...
Via FatManWriting
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Grade A Day | Detroit Lions

With the NFL season winding down it’s time to look at each team’s draft class and grade them on a PRODUCTION ONLY basis.  Let’s see what teams had first year success and which ones are hoping for better in year two. POINTS SCALE Round 1: 0-5Round 2: 0-4Round 3: 0-3Round 4: 0-2Round 5: 0-1Round 6 & 7:  Same system as undrafted. Points only awarded if player was productive...
Via DraftSeason
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Top 3 Free Agents To Target This Offseason

  The Detroit Lions have the look of a team ready to contend after having made the 2014 playoffs. They are at a major crossroads though with a number of starters set to test the open market. The Lions have to make some tough decisions. With Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley both unrestricted free agents it’s doubtful they will keep both. This is the most crucial decision to be made...
Via Football Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Life Doesn't Suck At All For Detroit Lions QB Mathew Stafford

If there was one person in the NFL most guys wouldn't mind trading places with it would probably be Detroit Lions quarterback Mathew Stafford. Yes, there are guys on better teams that are more likely to make it to the Super Bowl, but the Lions are a pretty good team. As long as they don't lose any of their key pieces they should be in the mix again next season as well.When it comes...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Five Most Surprising Defensive Players of 2014

The Detroit Lions, fronted by their second-ranked defense, made it to an 11-5 record and their first playoff berth since 2011.The Lions' defense was a hard-nosed, rugged entity that slammed the door shut on many opposing teams. Detroit's stingy defense ranked first against the run, while accumulating 42 sacks.First-year defensive coordinator Teryl Austin did a marvelous job with...
Via Pro Football Spot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Desmond Howard Believes The NCAA Should Give Reggie Bush His Heisman Back In Light Of PSU Decision

With today’s news that the NCAA would be reinstating the 111 wins previously stripped from Joe Paterno after the Jerry Sandusky scandal, many are looking for USC and 2005 Heisman Trohpy winner Reggie Bush to receive similar lenience. Bush succinctly voiced his displeasure with the situation on Twitter earlier today, and now another Heisman winner, Desmond Howard, believes that...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ndamukong Suh cries after loss to Cowboys

The Detroit Lions were well on their way to their first playoff victory since 1991 on Sunday, but the Dallas Cowboys came from behind to advance to the divisional round. Ndamukong Suh did not take it well. Suh teared up while speaking to reporters after the loss. At one point, he had to leave the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Refs reverse crucial call in Cowboys-Lions game

A critical pass interference penalty in the Dallas Cowboys-Detroit Lions playoff game Sunday was changed by the referees, leading the Lions to punt and ultimately lose the game. Detroit had the ball for a 3rd-and-1 at the Cowboys 46 with 8:25 left, leading 20-17. Matt Stafford attempted a pass to tight end Brandon Pettigrew, but...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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