Lions head coach Jim Schwartz would not confirm if WR Calvin Johnson suffered three broken fingers.
Lions OLT Jeff Backus injured his thumb and did not return to Saturday's practice.
The Lions have re-signed two of their unrestricted free agents, OLT Jeff Backus and backup QB Shaun Hill, according to multiple sources.
Lions coach Jim Schwartz addressed the status of OT Jeff Backus, DT Ndamukong Suh and the Lions' late first-round draft pick.
Can DEs Jared Allen and Brian Robison dominate like they did in Week Three?
The Bears need more from Julius Peppers, and he could deliver against Detroit.
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Lions game.
Lions OLT Jeff Backus could miss the start of training camp after recently suffering a left pectoral injury, the Detroit Free Press reported.
The Lions have several options with the No. 13 pick in the draft, but offensive line has to be squarely among the top needs.
Jeff Backus has taken something of an unfair beating in and around Detroit, but the Lions will need to find their left tackle of the future at some point soon.
Let's take a look at a key matchup when the Vikings face the Lions in Week 17 — Minnesota DRE Jared Allen vs. Detroit OLT Jeff Backus.
With Brett Favre's consecutive-start streak now done, the NFList offers up the top eight current streaks, led by Peyton Manning.
Aside from the play where Julius Peppers beat Jeff Backus and sacked QB Matthew Stafford, separating his right shoulder, Backus did a pretty good job in pass protection against Peppers in Week One.
An NFL insider marvels at the job head coach Chan Gailey has done with the Bills' offense in his first year in Buffalo.
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.
The Lions' offensive line can't be called a weakness, not after doing a nice job against some pretty good pass-rushing teams.
Here’s a look at a key matchup heading into Sunday’s Week Three battle between the Vikings and Lions.
The offensive line long has been an area of consternation for the Lions, and it remains a concern until proven otherwise.