The Patriots signed former first-round pick LB Bobby Carpenter on Thursday. The former Lion was an unrestricted free agent.
Here are the Detroit Lions top three needs going into the draft, subject to any free-agent signings it may make before then.
As several teams in the division look to draft a cornerback early, highly rated LSU CB Morris Claiborne is a possibility, if he's still available.
Lions RB Mikel Leshoure's arrest March 12 was actually his second arrest in a one-month period on marijuana charges, the Detroit Free Press is reporting.
Lions DT Nick Fairley was arrested on second-degree marijuana charges in Alabama after police pulled him over for speeding.
Police in Saginaw, Mich., are seeking former NFL WR Charles Rogers, as they have two warrants for his arrest.
The Lions re-signed RB Kevin Smith to a one-year deal on Tuesday.
The Lions’ 2012 free-agency strategy can broadly be described as “holding their position.”
The Lions have signed DE Everette Brown, LB Ashlee Palmer and TE Will Heller, all to one-year deals.
The Lions have re-signed LB Stephen Tulloch to a five-year deal, keeping one of the team's top defenders in place.
The Lions signed Colts CB Jacob Lacey and re-signed DL Andre Fluellen, the Lions' official website reported Tuesday.
The Lions have re-signed two of their unrestricted free agents, OLT Jeff Backus and backup QB Shaun Hill, according to multiple sources.
The numbers are staggering, but the Lions had every reason to want to sign Calvin Johnson long-term, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.
The Lions have agreed to a new contract with WR Calvin Johnson that makes him the highest-paid receiver in the NFL.
The Lions released TE Will Heller on Monday. He was going to count more than $1 million against the cap in 2012.