Kyle Vanden Bosch dismisses coaches handshake questions.
Posts Tagged ‘Detroit Lions’
Posted: Sunday, September 9th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions, John Madden, Joique Bell, Kevin Smith, Madden cover curse, Madden NFL 12, Matt Stafford, megatron, St. Louis Rams
Historically, players who are featured on the cover of Madden see significant drops in their offensive production. NFL.com is tracking the performance of Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions over the course of the 2012 season because we believe Calvin Johnson will debunk the Madden curse. Detroit Lions superstar and fantasy stud Calvin Johnson will keep the superstitious on edge throughout the season spending every week escaping the Madden Curse. Possible? We’ll find out. Calvin Johnson made his debut as team captain against the St. Louis Rams. The Lions community is fired up. Even Barry Sanders! @DetroitLionsNFL @Bigplaycj – Leading by example – on and off the field. I would follow CJ into battle anyday— Barry Sanders (@BarrySanders) September 09, […]
Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: NFL Network, Aaron Rodgers, Chicago Bears, Christian Ponder, Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, Jay Cutler, Matthew Stafford, Minnesota Vikings, NFC Playbook
Who will be the best NFC North QB in week 1?
Mikel Leshoure has been suspended by the NFL for the first two games of the 2012 season. Jahvid Best is the obvious beneficiary.
Posted: Sunday, May 27th, 2012 | Ian Rapoport Tags: NFL, Alex Smith, Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions, Dez Bryant, Hakeem Nicks, Jon Beason, Ndamukong Suh, New York Giants, Oakland Raiders, Rolando McClain, San Francisco 49ers
A quick and random spin through what the heck happened in the NFL this week …
Posted: Sunday, May 20th, 2012 | Ian Rapoport Tags: NFL, Buffalo Bills, Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions, Donovan McNabb, Ed Reed, Greg Lloyd, New England Patriots, New York Jets, Oakland Raiders, Rolando McClain, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Tim Tebow, Vince Young, Wes Welker
In the newspaper world, the football coverage for Sunday’s paper is in the form of a notes package. In the internet world, we can do notes, too. I’ve been trying to come up with some kinda feature for Sunday on the blog, and I may tweak this going forward.
Defensive back Chris Crocker visited with the Detroit Lions on Tuesday and has a visit scheduled with the Arizona Cardinals on Wednesday, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
Ever heard the name Alonzo Lawrence? Probably not, but he could make the rare leap from JUCO directly to the NFL after the Lions signed him as an unrestricted free agent.
The Lions are seriously pursuing options to trade up in Thursday’s NFL draft, and multiple team executives believe South Carolina cornerback Stephon Gilmore would be a prime target.
Posted: Sunday, April 15th, 2012 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2012 pro days, Alex Hoffman-Ellis, Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, David Gonzales, Detroit Lions, Gil Brandt, Idaho, Korey Toomer, Miami Dolphins, New York Giants, Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Washington State
David Gonzales and Alex Hoffman-Ellis did well at Washington State’s pro day, while Korey Toomer drew a crowd at Idaho.
The Lions aren’t interested in CB Asante Samuel, league sources said Thursday.
The Lions have re-signed LB Stephen Tulloch for five years, a league source said Tuesday.
The Lions continue to push to re-sign LB Stephen Tulloch, according to league sources.
The Lions have re-signed OT Jeff Backus to a two-year, $10 million contract, according to a league source.
Lions WR Calvin Johnson‘s new deal created roughly $10 million in salary-cap space for Detroit in 2012, according to a league source.