The Lions hired Joe Kelleher as the team's BLESTO scout on Friday.
Confidence in himself, and some confidence from his new team, went a long way for Lions RS Stefan Logan last season.
Former Patriots and Browns OLB Willie McGinest appeared to be interested in returning to the NFL after three years of retirement, but said Saturday that he plans to stay retired.
Lions WR Nate Burleson will have minor surgery on his right elbow, according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press.
Hall of Fame RB John Henry Johnson died Friday in Tracy, Calif., at the age of 81. He played for the 49ers, Lions, Steelers and Oilers during his career.
The Lions have added Brandon Fisher to their staff as an assistant to the defensive coaching staff.
Employees of the Lions began two-week furloughs on Monday, the Detroit News reported.
PFW's readers would love to see the Lions on this year's edition of HBO's documentary series "Hard Knocks," which gives viewers an inside look at an NFL team during training camp.
Lions ORT Gosder Cherilus, who had microfracture surgery in December, believes he can return to the field by Week One.
The Lions need to get Matthew Stafford back under center again, and they can't wait to find out what they have with all of their talent on the defensive line.
Second-round WR Titus Young has become the instant odds-on favorite to win the slot WR spot, adding even more speed and explosiveness to the Lions' offense.
Respondents to a PFW poll question asking which NFC team did the best in the 2011 NFL draft decidedly picked the Lions.
In the afterglow of the Lions' draft, in which they added some very talented players, especially in Rounds One and Two, there was this reality: They still need help in the back seven on defense.
The fantasy prospects for the Lions appear very good. But right now, you have to consider Titus Young a No. 5 receiver for fantasy purposes at best.
With the first three rounds of the NFL draft in the books, PFW editors make their pick for which team, including the Saints, that has had the best draft thus far.