The Lions have re-signed OT Jeff Backus to a two-year, $10 million contract, according to a league source.
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Lions WR Calvin Johnson‘s new deal created roughly $10 million in salary-cap space for Detroit in 2012, according to a league source.
A few more details on Calvin Johnson‘s new eight-year contract with the Lions.
The Lions locked up WR Calvin Johnson on Wednesday with a seven-year extension worth $113.5 million, according to league source.
Cornerback Eric Wright has agreed to terms with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to a league source.
The 49ers are making a push for former Lions CB Eric Wright, according to a league source.
Posted: Wednesday, March 7th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Brandon Marshall, Daniel Thomas, Detroit Lions, Drew Brees, Jahvid Best, Kevin Smith, Marques Colston, Miami Dolphins, Mikel Leshoure, New Orleans Saints, Peyton Manning, Randy Moss, Reggie Bush, Reggie Wayne, robert meachem
After a great workout with the Saints, Randy Moss could sign in New Orleans and it’s hard to think of a better fantasy fit for the veteran receiver.
The Detroit Lions have applied the franchise tag to defensive end Cliff Avril, according to a league source.
Posted: Saturday, February 25th, 2012 | Jason La Canfora Tags: 2012 NFL Scouting Combine, Alphonso Smith, Atlanta Falcons, Brent Grimes, Dan Gronkowski, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Jason La Canfora, Thomas Dimitroff
The Lions are willing to move cornerback Alphonso Smith and have shopped him to at least one team, a league source said Saturday.
Jermichael Finley might have a history of frustrating fantasy owners, but with a new contract that will keep him with one of the NFL’s most productive offenses, he should remain a viable option at tight end.
Acknowledging his team will be active in free agency and building through the draft, coach Jim Schwartz said the Lions will prioritize re-signing their own free agents.
Posted: Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Andrew Luck, Antonio Brown, Detroit Lions, Emmanuel Sanders, Hines Ward, Indianapolis Colts, Jahvid Best, Jerricho Cotchery, Jim Irsay, Kevin Smith, Mike Wallace, Mikel Leshoure, Peyton Manning, Pittsburgh Steelers
Jim Irsay says he’s willing to welcome back Peyton Manning, but could it create a QB logjam that will frustrate fantasy owners?
Tim Tebow is the presumptive starter for the Broncos in 2012, but the team has plans to bring in other QBs as insurance.
Matthew Stafford rolled through the NFL Network car wash Friday morning and answered the same question asked of Giants QB Eli Manning earlier this season. Are you an elite player?
For the past 26 years, die-hard Lions fan John Tracy has watched from afar as Detroit endured one mind-boggling, train-wreck season after another. Sure, this season’s playoff run was a boost to Tracy’s psyche, but DIRECTV went one step farther, naming him America’s Ultimate Displaced Fan.