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Golden Tate excited to join passing-orientated offense
"For me it just made more sense to come here," Tate said in his introductory press conference.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
Familiarity with defensive coaches helped Lions land Tapp
Darryl Tapp learned to respect Lions defensive line coach Jim Washburn when the two were in Philadelphia and the he jumped at the chance to rejoin Washburn and get back into a 4-3 defense in Detroit couldn't wait to get back to a 4-3 defense after spending last season in Washington's 3-4 scheme.
O'HARA: Re-signing Pettigrew gives Lions security and versatility
By bringing Pettigrew back as the starting tight end, the Lions have closed out the need to fill a hole in the offense either in the draft or by signing a free agent 's return to the Lions after a brief tour of the free-agent market gives the Lions much the same security and versatility in their offseason plans as he has on the field for five ... (more)
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Lions now trying to land safety, leader Ihedigbo
Baltimore Ravens strong safety James Ihedigbo reacts after tackling Houston Texans running back Arian Foster on Sept.
Joique Bell knows new coaching staff better than most
Joique Bell played for five of the current coaches on the Detroit Lions staff before being united with them again in Detroit Who can blame him? He's already played for head coach Jim Caldwell , offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi , tight ends coach/assistant head coach Ron Prince , offensive line coach Terry Heffernan and running backs coach Curtis ... (more)
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Lions sign free agent receiver Golden Tate
They found that help on Wednesday, coming to terms with free agent Golden Tate on a new 5-year contract.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
NFL free agency begins for now former Lions
A number of current Detroit Lions became free agents when the clock hit 4 p.m. today, marking an uncertain future with the team.
Lions agree with RB Joique Bell on a new three-year deal
Joique Bell entered the league as an unrestricted free agent and has quickly become one of the most versatile backs in the league was going to be a Detroit Lion in 2014 no matter what, it was just a matter of whether he was going to play under a second-round restricted free-agent tender or on a long-term deal.
Creating Detroit Lions Free Agency Fall Back Plan
The Detroit Lions are set to tackle the NFL free agency period when it officially begins on Tuesday, March 11 at 4 p.m. ET.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Delmas to sign 1-year, $3.5-million deal with Dolphins
Delmas, the former Lions safety who was released last month after five seasons with the team, agreed to a one-year contract today with the Miami Dolphins.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Lions owner and chairman William Clay Ford passes away at age 88
William Clay Ford 's love for the Detroit Lions began as a child when his father, Edsel Ford, took him to the University of Detroit Stadium to see the first Lions' team play in their first season in Detroit in 1934.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Pride of Detroit
Where the Lions roster stands: Safety
As a precursor to free agency and the NFL Draft , we are going to take a look at each position on the Detroit Lions roster.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
NFL Mock Draft updates
Some of the new NFL Mock Drafts vary on what the Lions might do with the No. 10 pick in May's NFL Draft Teams can talk to the agents of unrestricted free agents starting Saturday ahead of the official start of the free agency on Tuesday at 4 p.m. But that doesn't stop the Mock Drafts from speculating ahead of the free agency period.
O'HARA: Who could the Lions target to sign, and keep, in free agency?
Q. Show me time: There is noticeably less drama than last year when Reggie Bush was targeted as a lock to sign with the Lions.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Lions young cornerbacks need to grow up quick
The Lions are expecting to see significant gains from the investment the last two years in cornerbacks Darius Slay, Bill Bentley, Chris Greenwood and Jonte Green Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew , head coach Jim Caldwell and defensive coordinator Teryl Austin have all alluded to the fact that adding talent to their secondary this ... (more)
Lions need receivers with a good pair of hands
The Detroit Lions are in the market for a receiver. Actually, they're probably looking for at least two new pass catchers to pair with All Pro In a conference call with reporters Wednesday afternoon, former Indianapolis Colts general manager Bill Polian didn't want to speculate on who the Lions might be targeting when free agency begins next week ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
O'HARA: It's not surprising that Ndamukong Suh could take lead on own affairs
Suh has not informed the NFL Players Association that he has hired an agent to negotiate his contract, leaving it open to increasing speculation that he will handle the bargaining with the Lions has demonstrated consistently in his four seasons with the Lions, it's that he has great judgment and the will to follow through on what he thinks is right ... (more)
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Lions release Leroy Harris
Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew told reporters down at the NFL Scouting Combine last month the team was formulating a plan for life after Raiola, 35, is coming off the best season of his 13-year career, and he signed a one-year deal this offseason to be the team's center in 2014.
Jeremy Ross an important weapon for Lions
Jeremy Ross' punt and kickoff return average in 2013 would have placed him among the league leaders had he officially qualified with enough attempts It's because Ross didn't have the minimum 20 punt or kickoff returns necessary to count toward the league leaders.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Breaking Down Lions' Salary Cap Situation Heading into Free Agency
The NFL offseason has grown almost as riveting as the regular season. Every team, including the Detroit Lions, has a chance to quickly jump from mediocre to elite thanks to the salary cap.