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Spielman to Assist Lions in GM and Head Coach Search

Spielman to Assist Lions in GM and Head Coach Search

Photo ~ Icon Sports Wire/Getty ALLEN PARK, MI, December 16, 2020 ~ The Detroit Lions announced Tuesday that former Detroit Lions Defensive MVP Chris Spielman will rejoin the organization as Special Assistant to Chairman Sheila Ford Hamp and President & CEO Rod Wood.  In his role, Spielman will assist Hamp and Wood in their search for…

New Lions Leadership Raises Hopes for Playoffs Run

New Lions Leadership Raises Hopes for Playoffs Run

Photo ~ Nuccio DiNuzzo / Getty Images December 8, 2020 ~ Steve Courtney and Paul W. Smith talk with Interim Head Coad Darrell Bevell about the Lions’ win this past Sunday against the Bears in this, his first NFL game as Head Coach.  Could the Lions be Wild Card bound?!?

Matthew Stafford Talks Management Changes with Mitch Albom

Matthew Stafford Talks Management Changes with Mitch Albom

Photo:  Grant Halverson / Getty Images DETROIT, December 1, 2020 ~ Detroit Lions Quarterback Matthew Stafford speaks with WJR’s Mitch Albom about the team’s recent dismissals of Head Coach Matt Patricia and General Manager Bob Quinn. Get Matthew’s perspective on what these changes mean for the remainder of the season and the future of the…

Lions fire head coach Matt Patricia, General Manager Bob Quinn

Lions fire head coach Matt Patricia, General Manager Bob Quinn

            By Michael Stets  Two days after the embarrassing 41-25 loss to the Houston Texans on Thanksgiving, the Lions have fired head coach Matt Patrica and general manager Bob Quinn. Quinn was hired in 2016, replacing Martin Mayhew, who was fired midseason in 2015 after the Lions started out 1-7. Two…

FOUR DOWNS: Defense struggles in loss to Packers

FOUR DOWNS: Defense struggles in loss to Packers

FIRST DOWN: DEFENSIVE STRUGGLES It’s been a rough first two games for the Detroit Lions‘ defense. That unit has dealt with some key injuries in their secondary and upfront along their defensive line, but that’s part of the game, and every team’s depth is challenged at some point in the season. Detroit’s blown double-digit leads…

Rookie Jeff Okudah on track to make NFL debut

Rookie Jeff Okudah on track to make NFL debut

Cornerback Jeff Okudah is getting ready for his first NFL game experience Sunday in Green Bay. The No. 3 overall selection by the Lions in this year’s NFL Draft is expected to make his NFL debut this week after sitting out the regular-season opener last week because of a hamstring injury. Okudah’s been a full…

RECAP: Lions vs. Bears

RECAP: Lions vs. Bears

The Detroit Lions had the lead or were tied in the fourth quarter in 11 games last season and went 3-7-1 in those contests. The Lions came up with the phrase “Dagger Time” this offseason to try and rally around being better late in games this season. But one game into the 2020 season, Detroit’s…

Lions sign free agent RB Adrian Peterson

Lions sign free agent RB Adrian Peterson

Allen Park, Michigan — The Detroit Lions announced today that they have signed free agent RB Adrian Peterson and placed RB Bo Scarbrough on Reserve/Inured. Additional contract terms were not disclosed. Peterson comes to Detroit for his 14th NFL season after most recently spending the last two seasons with the Washington Football Team. Entering the NFL…

Lions Establish Practice Squad

Lions Establish Practice Squad

Allen Park, Michigan — The Detroit Lions announced today that they have signed the following players to the practice squad: G Beau Benzschawel QB David Blough WR Victor Bolden S Jalen Elliott DT Frank Herron WR Tom Kennedy TE Isaac Nauta LB Anthony Pittman S Bobby Price P Arryn Siposs DT Kevin Strong CB Dee Virgin…

Lions sign free agent OL Oday Aboushi

Lions sign free agent OL Oday Aboushi

Allen Park, Michigan— The Detroit Lions announced today that they have signed free agent OL Oday Aboushi and placed CB Mike Ford on Reserve/Injured. Additional contract terms were not disclosed. Aboushi returns to the Lions after spending training camp and the 2019 season with the team. Last season, he appeared in seven games (two starts)…

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