Category Archives: Lions

Lions preseason primer: Six position groups to watch in opener vs. Patriots

Lions preseason primer: Six position groups to watch in opener vs. Patriots

By Michael Stets After the opening two weeks of training camp in the uncomfortable Allen Park heat, plus three days of joint practices with the Patriots, the Lions are set to officially kick off the 2019 preseason tonight vs. New England at Ford Field. As is customary for opening preseason games, the majority of starters…

Lions’ Mike Daniels: Matt Patricia is building a dominant defense

Lions’ Mike Daniels: Matt Patricia is building a dominant defense

By Michael Stets Over a dozen teams reached out for Mike Daniels’s services after he was cut by the Green Bay Packers last week. And after signing with the Lions on a one-year deal worth $9.1 million, the eight-year veteran revealed during his first media session that head coach Matt Patricia was the main reason…

Lions’ Matthew Stafford speaks for first time after wife Kelly’s brain surgery

Lions’ Matthew Stafford speaks for first time after wife Kelly’s brain surgery

By Michael Stets  Kelly Stafford, the wife of Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, had a successful 12-hour brain surgery back in April to remove a benign tumor called an acoustic neuroma. She’s been on the mend since then, and has been giving regular updates on her recovery via her Instagram page. Matthew, meanwhile, has been working out…

Lions draft Penn State CB Amani Oruwariye in Round 5

Lions draft Penn State CB Amani Oruwariye in Round 5

By Michael Stets ALLEN PARK – The Lions added another piece to the secondary on Day 3 of the NFL Draft, selecting Penn State cornerback Amani Oruwariye with the No.146 pick in Round 5. Oruwariye, started 13 games for the Nittany Lions in 2018, earning first-team All-Big Ten honors in his first season as a…

Lions trade down in Round 4, select Clemson DE Austin Bryant

Lions trade down in Round 4, select Clemson DE Austin Bryant

By Michael Stets ALLEN PARK – Lions GM Bob Quinn has always shown a willingness to trade and at the start of Day 3, he pulled the trigger on his second deal of the weekend. Quinn traded down in Round 4, sending pick No.111 to Atlanta for the Falcons’ sixth-round pick, No.186, and pick No.117,…

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