Former Packers CB Al Harris has cleared waivers and can sign with any team.
PK Dave Rayner has been signed by the Lions, who are looking for a fill-in kicker with Jason Hanson expected to miss the next three weeks with a sprained MCL.
The Lions fear that QB Matthew Stafford may be done for the season with a Grade 3 separation on his right shoulder, according to MLive.com.
Suggesting Lions QB Matthew Stafford is fragile might be taking it too far, but saying he is injury-prone isn't out of reason.
Lions QB Matthew Stafford re-injured his right shoulder in Sunday's overtime loss to the Jets. Head coach Jim Schwartz said after the game that Stafford is "very sore."
Dolphins LB Channing Crowder accused Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain of spitting in his face and Jets LB Bart Scott called the Lions the dirtiest team he has played since the Titans.
Mark Sanchez threw a 52-yard pass to Santonio Holmes to set up Nick Folk's 30-yard field goal, lifting the New York Jets to a 23-20 overtime win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.
After giving up a sack in Week One that resulted in an injury to QB Matthew Stafford, Detroit OLT Jeff Backus has played very well since then, according to NFC North Whispers.
Given all the talent the Lions have on their defensive line, it's easy to just line them up and let them go. But in Week Eight, they were very creative with their fronts.
Lions president Tom Lewand said Sunday's game against the Jets has sold out and the local television blackout will be lifted.
While all of Lions Nation was excited to see QB Matthew Stafford back on the field Sunday, WR Calvin Johnson might have been the happiest of all.
Matthew Stafford's fourth touchdown pass converted a fourth down with 3:12 left and the Detroit Lions scored nine points in 14 seconds to turn a closely contested game into a 37-25 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.
The Lions' philosophy the past few seasons has been that they will take a chance on young, talented football players, and nowhere has that been more evident — and successful — than at cornerback.
It's looking very likely that the Lions will have their first local TV blackout of the 2010 season on Sunday, as 10,000 tickets were still available for the Week Eight home game against the Redskins as of Wednesday ...
Lions MLB DeAndre Levy returned to the individual portion of practice on Tuesday for the first time since spraining his ankle in Week Three.