According to our sources, the Lions should not be considered the favorites to land now-free-agent S O.J. Atogwe, but they do have interest in his services.
The Lions appear to be letting out a little slack in the leash they put on QB Matthew Stafford last season.
For a brief period of time, Milt Plum was the game's most efficient passer, as evidenced by the three straight years he led the league in completion percentage (1959-61).
We know that Louis Delmas will be one of the starting safeties for the Lions after a very solid rookie season. But who will line up next to him?
ORT Gosder Cherilus is likely one of the Lions who will be most in the spotlight this summer and fall, and he recently had debris cleaned from his knee.
The draft is in the rearview mirror, but here are five veteran players who could be looking over their shoulders with rookies gunning for their jobs.
Longtime NFL assistant coach Bob Karmelowicz died Saturday at age 60, the Lions announced Sunday. The cause of death was cancer of the nasal passages, according to the Kansas City Star.
The Lions will be bringing back Caleb Campbell, a seventh-round pick of the team in 2008 who was not allowed to sign with the team because of his Army commitment.
Here are the players who were chosen by the Detroit Lions in the 2010 NFL draft.
In addition to the fact that TE Tony Scheffler appears genuinely excited to play for the Lions, the team is happy with the offensive situation it built prior to the draft.
Thought the Lions were done with Ndamukong Suh? Oh no. The Lions moved up for Jahvid Best, who helps them in two areas — as a runner and as a kick returner.
Jim Schwartz knows defense. And he knows DT Ndamukong Suh fills a major need inside at a position where it can be hard to find special players.
The Eagles have acquired LB Ernie Sims from the Lions in a three-way trade on Monday. The Lions also landed TE Tony Scheffler from Denver, with the Broncos getting draft picks.
Lions TE Casey FitzSimmons retired on Wednesday after suffering several concussions during his seven-year NFL career, including one in December that is still causing problems.
The Lions would be interested in trading for Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth, who might or might not be available, but that interest speaks volumes about the No. 2 pick in the draft.