The Lions signed former Packer Andrew Quarless on Monday. Can the veteran tight end come back from an injury-plagued 2015 and a two-game suspension in '16 to help Detroit?
Jahvid Best's Olympic dream was struck down by lightning Saturday. The former Lions running back finished seventh in the seventh 100 meter heat, registering a time of 10.39 seconds
When Orlovsky was with the Detroit Lions, he ran out of the back of the end zone, oblivious that he stepped out of bounds and took a safety. It's also a play that will never, ever leave Orlovsky. At least Cody Kessler pulled an Orlovsky in a preseason game.
Detroit's Darius Slay faces off against Pittsburgh's dynamic receiver and the results aren't pretty
Eric Ebron walked without a limp onto the practice field about 30 minutes after the rest of the Detroit Lions began practicing Monday. Afterward, Ebron ignored questions from reporters and Caldwell declined to shed light on anything related to the injury suffered by the tight end over the weekend.
Eric Ebron was on his back, looking as if he feared he was seriously injured. The Detroit Lions tight end pounded the turf with his right fist as the team's medical personnel evaluated his lower right leg. Ebron was later carted off the field, bowing his head and appearing distraught Saturday.
Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron was carted off the field after suffering an ankle injury during practice Saturday. It is unclear when he will be able to return to the field...
The Detroit Lions invested a lot in the middle of their defensive line, drafting Ndamukong Suh No. 2 and Nick Fairley No. 13 in consecutive years, without much of a return. Suh chose to leave the Lions last year as a free agent, signing with the Miami Dolphins. The Lions let Fairley go, and he signed
Larry Warford's job this fall is to save Matthew Stafford. This summer, the Lions guard decided he needed to save himself from the perilous death grip of Pokemon Go.
Though he has worn No. 81 his entire career, Anquan Boldin knew to steer clear of it in Detroit, where it was worn to great effect by Calvin Johnson.
The Detroit Lions and cornerback Darius Slay have agreed to a four-year extension. A source told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the deal is worth $50.2 million.
Cornerback Darius Slay has signed a four-year contract extension with the Detroit Lions on Friday. The defensive back will earn $50.2 million over the course of the next five years.
Cornerback Darius Slay will be with the Detroit Lions for the foreseeable future after the two sides agreed to a long-term contract extension. Per ESPN's Adam Schefter and Pro Football Talk , Slay's deal is for four years worth up to $50...
The Detroit Lions made a series of moves in the wake of Calvin Johnson's retirement, signing one of the best receivers available at the start of free agency and another one a day before their first practice. Detroit added depth to a position led by Golden Tate and depleted by Johnson's departure
Anquan Boldin is joining the Detroit Lions, according to messages on the free-agent receiver's Twitter account Tuesday. ''This coming season, I am excited to announce that I have chosen to play for the (at)Lions and reunite with Coach Caldwell for another run,'' Boldin tweeted.
Anquan Boldin signed with the Lions on Tuesday. Could he be a game-changer for Detroit's offense. Our Jamey Eisenberg takes a look at the Lions' new addition.
The Lions won't replace Calvin Johnson's impact with one player, but signing veteran WR Anquan Boldin is a positive step toward filling that void.
Despite being closer to 40 than 30, Anquan Boldin led the San Francisco 49ers in all receiving categories last season. The Detroit Lions rewarded that production Tuesday, giving him a one-year contract...
Urban Meyer and Mark Dantonio both strongly denied any allegations they have negatively recruited against Penn State, responding to a subtle suggestion from Nittany Lions coach James Franklin.
NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday that the Detroit Lions will host quarterback Jimmy Clausen for a workout on Monday. Last week, Clausen also worked out for the Washington Redskins.
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...
Calvin Johnson's retirement leaves a huge void for the Detroit Lions. Detroit will face defenses for the first time in a decade without one of its players drawing double coverage on almost every snap. Johnson walked away from the Lions and the league in March, announcing his retirement at the age
Ebner is the only current NFL player to qualify for this year's Olympics, though former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best will also compete in the Games for St. Lucia in the 100-meter sprint...
Shutdown Corner is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per day in reverse order of our initial 2016 power rankings. A funny thing happened in the second half after everyone stopped paying attention: The Lions played really good football. Detroit was
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...
Shutdown Corner's Frank Schwab explains how Detroit will need to become more balanced offensively if they hope to see success this upcoming season.
The franchise that has not won a playoff game since the first George Bush was president plans to bring back the members of the 1991 Lions team, led by Barry Sanders, that went 12-4 and reached the NFC championship game and honor them at a game this season, per the Detroit Free Press. Barry Sanders and
Will Matthew Stafford's offense be able to produce without star receiver Calvin Johnson? Conor Orr says the Detroit Lions will lean on an improved O-line and an up-and-coming running back.
Former Lions receiver Calvin Johnson says there are several reasons why he decided to retire after nine NFL seasons. Detroit's on-field struggles played a factor, too.
On the phone is a former teammate of future Hall of Fame receiver Calvin Johnson . The player remembers a conversation he once had with a small group of Lions teammates, including Johnson...
Calvin Johnson says NFL players could get painkillers like they were ''candy'' during the first half of his career with the Detroit Lions. Johnson's comments were part of a wide-ranging interview on ESPN's news magazine E:60 that was scheduled to be broadcast Thursday night. The record-breaking receiver retired earlier this year, leaving the Lions at the age of 30 after nine seasons.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Officials say the shooting of a former Detroit Lions cornerback at a multimillion-dollar home in Portland, Oregon, was justified.
There was a good reason Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson retired at age 30, not that we couldn't have figured it out months ago. Johnson detailed some of his injury history to ESPN's "E:60," and discussed the things he had to do to stay on the field during his nine NFL seasons. The most startling revelation was that he believes he and other NFL players suffer a concussion as frequently as ...
Detroit Lions great Calvin Johnson called it a career in March following nine standout NFL seasons, and he recently sat down with ESPN's Michael Smith for an upcoming episode ...
Stephen Tulloch's time in Detroit has come to an end. The Lions announced Tuesday they released the middle linebacker. Despite leading the team in tackles, the move was not a surprise.
The Detroit Lions released veteran linebacker Stephen Tulloch on Tuesday after his five years with the team, per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport ...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A former Detroit Lions cornerback who was shot by a homeowner when authorities say he tried to break in to a multimillion-dollar home in Portland said at a court hearing that he was happy to be alive.
Safety Miles Killebrew hasn't played a down in the NFL yet, but he's already being hailed in the community around Detroit.
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