Who should the Lions take with their first pick in the NFL draft?

The NFL draft is this upcoming Thursday and the Detroit Lions have the 21st pick and many options to choose from. The Lions have many needs but the biggest are on the defensive side and mainly in the secondary. Draft an impact corner or safety with their first pick would not come as a surprise to any Lions fan really. The Lions could also be tempted to take a running back with their...
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Detroit Lions NFL Draft: Needs

“You build through the draft and supplement through free agency.” That is what Bill Belichick does and that’s what his disciple Bob Quinn has done so far in Detroit. Yes, Quinn has made a few big splashes in free agency. He signed Marvin Jones, the top receiver in free agency last season, a year ago to […] Detroit Lions NFL Draft: Needs - SideLion Report - SideLion Report...
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17 hours ago

Report: Packers’ coaches “incensed” Ted Thompson let T.J. Lang walk

When the Packers decided not to out-bid the Lions for veteran guard T.J. Lang last month, it was business as usual: The Packers don’t overspend in free agency, and when a soon-to-be 30-year-old guard with a hip injury hits free agency, that’s the type of player you’d expect to leave in Green Bay. Nonetheless, it…
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21 hours ago

NFL Draft do’s and don’ts for the Detroit Lions

With the NFL Draft just a few days away, fans are eagerly waiting to see who the new faces are that will represent their team. Over the years, the Detroit Lions have been average with their draft selections. Some booms, some busts. With rumors going around for all 32 teams, it’s quite hard to determine which projection is the likeliest to occur. There are some moves that fanbases...
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Detroit Lions: 2017 Schedule Breakdown And Analysis

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Lions uniforms aren’t perfect, but they’re much improved

The new era of #OnePride is here! Check it out ➡️ #SameHeartNewArmor — Detroit Lions (@Lions) April 15, 2017 I could easily take out the word ‘uniforms’ and still have an equally true statement, but I’m going to focus only on the new threads for this post. I’m glad I took a full […] Lions uniforms aren’t perfect...
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1 day ago

Ranking the 5 Worst Draft Classes for the Detroit Lions in Past 30 Years

With the 2017 NFL Draft just about a week away, we’ve recently covered the five best draft classes for the Detroit Lions in the past 30 years. Now we get to continue the fun by analyzing the five worst draft classes in that time period. Unsurprisingly to Lions fans, there were many classes deserving of […] Ranking the 5 Worst Draft Classes for the Detroit Lions in Past 30 Years...
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2 days ago

5 prospects the Detroit Lions should target in the 2017 NFL Draft

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3 days ago

Detroit Lions 2017 schedule

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Detroit Lions: 2017 Schedule Released

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3 days ago

Matthew Stafford ‘would love’ to play for Lions long term

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is signed with his team through the 2017 NFL season. But he would like to keep playing in Detroit for many more years to come. Stafford will be finishing out the three-year, $53 million contract extension he signed in 2013. He is still just 29 years old and is in the prime of his career. Fortunately, he is coming off of two very productive...
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Detroit Lions: defensive line needs to be better in 2017

The Detroit Lions have made some notable offseason signings, particularly on the offensive line with TJ Lang and Ricky Wagner coming to Detroit. However, Bob Quinn’s additions on the defensive line may prove to be the most valuable. The Lions as a whole finished tied for 30th in the NFL last season in sacks, so improving the pass rush will be a priority next year. The Lions patched...
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Detroit Lions unveil new uniforms, and—contrary to what you might hear— they’re pretty nice

The Detroit Lions unveiled their new 2017-18 uniforms last night to mixed reviews. They’re not bad, of course; the blue/gray combination is solid, and unique in the NFL. But the update isn’t really an update; the changes are such that had the Lions not trumpeted the changes, many people could have turned on their games this fall and not really noticed the differences. But, hey...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions GM: Stafford extension talks 'in the very early stages’

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford can technically become a free agent following this upcoming season. Though, the sense continues to be that Detroit and its franchise quarterback will come to terms on a long-term extension here soon.Based on comments from Lions general manager Bob Quinn, that might not be the case.“It’s not done yet,” Quinn said, via Dave Birkett of...
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Here's Your First Look at the Detroit Lions' New Uniforms For 2017

On Thursday night, the Detroit Lions became the latest NFL franchise to remix their threads, a big move for a franchise whose uniforms have remained largely unchanged since the team came into existence in 1930. White, silver and "Honolulu blue" have been the team's color scheme since its inception, and though those same colors remain for 2017, the uniforms get a modern upgrade that...
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Detroit Lions show off new uniforms, and they’re a big upgrade (PHOTOS)

The Detroit Lions unveiled new uniforms for the 2017 season, and they’re a huge upgrade over the boring, old-looking ones. It’s important to change with the times, and the Lions did a great job of modernized their look, with both the home and away jerseys looking a lot more flashy. Check out the new look that the team recently unveiled, especially the “home” blues and the...
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Detroit Lions unveil new-look uniforms

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Detroit Lions unveil new uniforms for 2017 season

The Detroit Lions unveiled the new uniforms they will wear for the 2017 NFL season during a fan event on Thursday.The franchise held a “Member Summit and Uniform Reveal” event for season ticket holders at Ford Field in which they showed off the new uniforms. One fan shared a photo on social media of the new look: The uniform on the far left worn by Ameer Abdullah is the new home...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL WR Titus Young sentenced to 4 years in prison

The tragic tale of Titus Young entered another chapter when the former Detroit Lions receiver was sentenced to four years in prison.This sentence, reported by TMZ Sports, stems from a 2016 incident in which the young man left a court-ordered mental health facility and promptly got involved in a vicious street fight with his neighbor.“According to court records, Young recently pled...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions sign linebacker Nick Bellore

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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions request fewer road games early in season

The 2017 NFL schedule figures to be out in less than a month, and the Lions hope the word “at” doesn’t appear after their name too many times in September. The Lions have played three of their first four games on the road in each of the last two seasons, starting 0-5 in 2015 and 1-3 last season. They made nice recoveries both times, salvaging a 7-9 record in 2015 and making...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions GM: Adrian Peterson still has ‘plenty left in the tank’

Adrian Peterson remains unsigned even though NFL free agency began a few weeks ago, and there isn’t exactly a ton of buzz surrounding him. But at least one team believes he still can play.Detroit Lions GM Bob Quinn still thinks Peterson can bring something to the table.“I think AP still has plenty left in the tank,” Quinn told’s Kyle Meinke on Monday at the NFL...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Floyd could be fit for Lions

The New England Patriots gave Michael Floyd a chance last year after the wide receiver’s second arrest for driving while under the influence, but it doesn’t sound like he will be returning to the team.With the Patriots having acquired star receiver Brandin Cooks from the New Orleans Saints, ESPN’s Mike Reiss speculates that New England has no room for Floyd on its roster. Danny...
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March 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Lions GM Bob Quinn: It’s ‘disappointing’ that NFL didn’t allow Joe Mixon to compete at Combine

Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn is speaking out against the NFL for barring Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon from the scouting combine.Quinn was asked by Justin Rogers of the Detroit News if the Lions were considering drafting Mixon, who was not invited to the scouting combine after he punched a woman at a restaurant in 2014.Here’s what Quinn had to say on the matter:...
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March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Box Score 2/7: Still working off our Super Bowl hangover

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Happy birthday to Kristin Otto, Peter Bondra, Juwan Howard, Steve Nash, Matt Stafford, Steven Stamkos and Isaiah Thomas. On this date in 1998, the Winter Olympics kicked off in Nagano, Japan. It was the first Games that saw women's hockey and snowboarding as medal sports, and curling returned...
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February 07, 2017  |  Discuss

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