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Lions part ways with CB Houston

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 1 week ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions and defensive back Chris Houston came to an injury settlement on Friday and his contract has been terminated.The seven-year-veteran, who's been a starter for the Lions over the last four seasons, has been out all offseason after undergoing toe surgery.Houston signed a five-year, $25-million contract with the Lions last spring and missed four...

Lions sign second-round pick Kyle Van Noy

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 2 weeks ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions signed second-round pick Kyle Van Noy to his rookie deal on Wednesday.The linebacker finished his four-year career at BYU with 223 tackles, 26 sacks, 21 passes defended, 11 forced fumbles and five touchdowns.Van Noy's signing leaves first-rounder Eric Ebron as the lone draft pick who has yet to sign.

Detroit Lions 2014 NFL Draft Review

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 months 1 week ago
(SportsNetwork.com) -1 (10) - Eric Ebron, TE, North Carolina; 2 (40) - Kyle Van Noy, OLB, BYU; 3 (76) - Travis Swanson, OC, Arkansas; 4 (133) - Nevin Lawson, CB, Utah State; 4 (136) - Larry Webster, DE, Bloomsburg; 5 (158) - Caraun Reid, DT, Princeton; 6 (189) - T.J. Jones, WR, Notre Dame; 7 (229) - Nate Freese, K, Boston CollegeTop Pick Analysis: The biggest need in Detroit was on the back end...

Detroit Lions 2014 Draft Preview

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 months 3 weeks ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - A slight improvement on the field wasn't enough for Jim Schwartz to keep his job in the Motor City largely because his team remained undisciplined, win or lose.Former Indianapolis Colts coach Jim Caldwell is the new sheriff in town, handed the task of not only cleaning up the now trademarked boneheaded play but also the mechanics to talented but underachieving quarterback...

Lions re-sign CB Mathis

By Anonymous (not verified), 5 months 1 week ago
Allen Park, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Lions have brought back veteran cornerback Rashean Mathis on a new one-year deal, according to the team's website.Mathis, who suffered a torn ACL in the 2011 campaign, signed with Detroit last season after spending 10 years in Jacksonville. Over 15 games last year, the 33-year-old Mathis recorded 16 passes defensed, his highest total since 2006.In...

2014 NFL Mock Draft

By Braden Gall, 5 months 2 weeks 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 3 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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...