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Lions sign first-round pick Tomlinson

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 6 days ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions signed first-round pick Laken Tomlinson to a four-year rookie contract on Thursday. Tomlinson was selected with the 28th overall pick in the draft after a standout career on the offensive line at Duke. He earned First-Team All-ACC honors as a senior. The Lions now have all of their draft picks under contract. 

Lions sign WR Salas, CB Owens

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions signed cornerback Chris Owens and wide receiver Greg Salas to one-year contracts on Wednesday. Owens played in 11 games with three starts for the Kansas City Chiefs last year and recorded 33 tackles. The San Jose State product has 217 tackles, four sacks and three interceptions over 83 career games (17 starts) with Atlanta, Cleveland,...

Lions sign veteran WR Moore

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions announced Tuesday that the team has agreed to terms with wide receiver Lance Moore on a one-year contract. Moore, who delivered a 1,000-yard season for New Orleans in 2012 and was a member of the Saints' 2009 Super Bowl XLIV champion team, managed just 14 catches for 198 yards and two touchdowns with Pittsburgh last season. He was...

Broncos swap with Lions, select LB Ray

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 day ago
Englewood, CO (Sports Network) - The Denver Broncos swapped first-round picks with the Detroit Lions on Thursday, moving up from No. 28 to 23 overall to select Missouri linebacker Shane Ray. Ray, who was cited for marijuana possession recently, was named the SEC Defensive Player of the Year as a junior last season after totaling 14 1/2 sacks, 22 1/2 tackles for loss and 65 total tackles for...

Detroit Lions 2015 Draft Preview

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 week ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The Lions lost both Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley from the interior of what was the second-best defense in the NFL and replaced them with the aging Haloti Ngata as well as Tyrunn Walker. That's not a great trade off and more help is needed. That could point to Texas defensive tackle Malcom Brown at No. 23 overall, the stoutest option in this draft after Washington's...

Lions to pick up option on OT Reiff

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 week ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions will exercise the fifth-year option on offensive tackle Riley Reiff's rookie contract before the May 3 deadline, general manager Martin Mayhew announced Friday. The fifth-year option is worth $8.07 million. Reiff, the 23rd overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, started 31 games over the past two seasons. The Iowa product has missed...

Detroit Lions 2015 Draft Preview

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 week ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The Lions lost both Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley from the interior of what was the second-best defense in the NFL and replaced them with the aging Haloti Ngata as well as Tyrunn Walker. That's not a great trade off and more help is needed. That could point to Texas defensive tackle Malcom Brown at No. 23 overall, the stoutest option in this draft after Washington's...

Lions trade George Johnson to Bucs

By The Sports Network, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions traded defensive end George Johnson and a seventh-round pick to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the upcoming NFL Draft. Johnson signed a three-year, $9 million offer sheet with the Bucs last week, but the Lions contested terms of the deal, which included de-escalators. Johnson is a five-year NFL...

2015 NFL Mock Draft

By Braden Gall, 2 months 3 weeks ago

Lions re-sign Mathis

By The Sports Network, 3 months 2 weeks ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions re-signed cornerback Rashean Mathis to a two-year contract on Thursday. Mathis started all 16 games in 2014, recording 51 tackles, nine pass defenses, one forced fumble and one interception. Prior to joining the Lions two years ago, Mathis spent the first 10 seasons of his career (2003-12) as the face of the Jacksonville Jaguars...