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2014 NFL Mock Draft

By Braden Gall, 5 months 1 week ago
What do we think is going to happen in the 2014 NFL Draft? What do we think should happen in the first round?

Orlovsky returns to Detroit

By Anonymous (not verified), 5 months 2 weeks ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions have brought back quarterback Dan Orlovsky.The club welcomed back their fifth-round pick from 2005 by agreeing to terms Wednesday on a one-year contract. He'll replace Shaun Hill, who departed for St. Louis as a free agent.Orlovsky did not see much time as a backup with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers over the last two seasons, completing 4-of-7...

Lions keep Pettigrew with four-year deal

By Anonymous (not verified), 6 months 4 days ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions and tight end Brandon Pettigrew have agreed to a four-year contract.According to the club's website, Pettigrew's four-year deal is worth $16 million and the Detroit Free Press said $8 million is guaranteed.Pettigrew caught just 41 passes for 416 yards last year. He has 284 career receptions for 2,828 yards with 16 touchdowns in five seasons...

DT Martin signs with Lions

By Anonymous (not verified), 6 months 5 days ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions have reportedly signed defensive tackle Vaughn Martin.Mlive.com is reporting the signing, citing Martin's agent.Martin played in just three games last year, his first season with the Miami Dolphins. He underwent surgery for a sports hernia and was released in November.For his career, Martin has totaled 79 tackles and three sacks in 51 games (27 starts). He...

Lions sign WR Tate to 5-year deal

By Anonymous (not verified), 6 months 6 days ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions signed free agent wide receiver Golden Tate on Wednesday.Tate told ESPN.com the deal was for five years and $31 million with $13.25 million guaranteed."Wow," Tate tweeted, "I'm officially a Detroit #Lion. Extremely excited about the opportunity to grow with this organization."Tate also thanked Seattle fans. He played his first four NFL...

Bell re-signs with Lions

By Anonymous (not verified), 6 months 1 week ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions re-signed running back Joique Bell on Tuesday.According to the team's website, the deal is for three years and $9.3 million.Bell played in 16 games with the Lions last season, recording 650 yards and eight touchdowns rushing while posting 547 yards on 53 receptions.Bell is a four-year veteran who has also been with the Colts, Eagles and...

Martha Ford inherits the Lions

By Anonymous (not verified), 6 months 1 week ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Martha Ford, the widow of William Clay Ford Sr., will take over controlling interest of the Detroit Lions, the team announced Monday.Ford Sr. died of pneumonia Sunday morning at the age of 88. He purchased the Lions on Nov. 22, 1963 for $4.5 million and owned the team until his death."Pursuant to long-established succession plans, Mr. Ford's controlling...

Lions owner Ford dies at 88

By Anonymous (not verified), 6 months 1 week ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Detroit Lions owner and chairman William Clay Ford, Sr. died Sunday morning. He was 88 years old.Ford, who would have turned 89 next Saturday, purchased the Lions on Nov. 22, 1963 for $4.5 million and owned the team until his death."It is with profound sadness that we mourn the loss of Mr. Ford and extend our deepest sympathies to Mrs. Ford and to the entire...

Lions bring in Irvin

By Anonymous (not verified), 6 months 2 weeks ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions have signed defensive tackle Corvey Irvin.Irvin appeared in six games for Dallas last season and has also played for Tampa Bay, Jacksonville and Carolina in his four-year career.The 28-year-old Georgia product has played 24 NFL games, including 12 with Tampa Bay in 2012. He has 14 career tackles.

Lions bring back LS Muhlbach

By Anonymous (not verified), 6 months 2 weeks ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Longtime Detroit Lions long snapper Don Muhlbach will return for an 11th season with the club after agreeing to a one- year contract worth around $1 million.Muhlbach has served as the Lions' snapper for 148 games since originally joining the team midway through the 2004 season. The reliable veteran is the second-longest tenured player on Detroit's roster,...