Category Archives: Detroit Lions

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)…

Ford Field to Not Have Fans at Lions First Two 2020 Home Games

Ford Field to Not Have Fans at Lions First Two 2020 Home Games

DETROIT – As the uncertainty around the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact communities throughout the United States and the State of Michigan, the Detroit Lions announced today that Ford Field will not have fans at their first two home games against the Chicago Bears and New Orleans Saints this season. The Lions’ third home game…

Sheila Ford Hamp Succeeds Mother as Principle Owner of Lions

Sheila Ford Hamp Succeeds Mother as Principle Owner of Lions

In an annoucement from the Detroit Lions, Martha Firestone Ford has stepped down as the principle owner and chairman of the team. Her daughter, Sheila Ford Hamp has since succeeded her mother, saying, “My mother has inspired all of us…On behalf of the family and the team, I want to thank her for her countless…

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