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The Lions announced that Martha Firestone Ford has ended her six-season run as the team's owner. She took over when her husband, William Clay Ford, died.
Darius Slay got his wish with a trade out of Detroit and a big new contract.
While the Dallas Cowboys prepare for another national TV game amid questions about coach Jason Garrett’s future, the Buffalo Bills just want to keep rolling toward the playoffs on a bigger stage than usual
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford seems to be a step closer to missing another start.
The Seattle Seahawks have addressed depth concerns in the defensive backfield by acquiring Quandre Diggs from the Detroit Lions.
Matt Patricia was diplomatic, pointing out the obvious: Yes, there were a handful of ways the Detroit Lions could have played better at Green Bay.
Another frustrating weekend of flag-filled football culminated with the Packers’ 23-22 last-second win over the Lions on Monday night thanks to two hands-to-the-face calls on Detroit defensive end Trey Flowers.
Mason Crosby nailed a 23-yard field goal as time expired, and the Green Bay Packers benefited from some questionable officiating to edge the Detroit Lions 23-22.
Darrel Williams ran for a go-ahead, 1-yard touchdown with 23 seconds left after Patrick Mahomes’ run converted a fourth down, lifting the Kansas City Chiefs to a 34-30 win over the Detroit Lions.
Former Detroit Lions star receiver Calvin Johnson says the team wanted him to change his story regarding one of the many concussions he had during his nine-year NFL career.
Online retail giant Amazon has proposed using the site of the former home of the Detroit Lions as a distribution center in a $250 million project that could bring 1,500 jobs.
James Williams has agreed to a free agent deal with the Detroit Lions and the former Washington State running back could get his first carries in an NFL uniform when Detroit visits Cleveland for its preseason finale Thursday at 4:30 p.m. Pacific.
Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford threw a go-ahead touchdown in his first preseason game, but the Buffalo Bills rallied to beat the Lions 24-20 in a preseason game that became significant when key players on both teams were hurt; Buccaneers edge Browns 13-12 on late field goal.
The Detroit Lions have released running back Theo Riddick after six seasons with the team. Coach Matt Patricia announced the move and also confirmed the signing of defensive lineman Mike Daniels. Riddick was second on the Lions last season with 61 receptions. Daniels is a former Pro Bowler who was released earlier in the week after seven seasons with Green Bay.
Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia is beginning his second training camp with a cast on his left leg. Patricia arrived at his season-opening news conference on a knee scooter. He was treated for a tendon problem in his lower leg. The former New England Patriots defensive coordinator lost 10 games last year in his debut as a head coach. Detroit’s free-agent signings this offseason featured defensive end Trey Flowers, wide receiver Jermaine Kearse and cornerback Justin Coleman.
The Lions have signed receiver Jermaine Kearse. He was added to the roster on Detroit’s final day of mandatory minicamp. He had one of the most memorable catches in the 2016 Super Bowl while playing for the Seattle Seahawks against New England. He made a 33-yard acrobatic catch after the ball bounced off his body four times with 1:06 left. The Patriots held on to win. Detroit coach Matt Patricia was then the Patriots’ defensive coordinator.
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is juggling his job on the field and his role as a husband and father as his wife recovers from surgery to remove a brain tumor. Kelly Stafford had a 12-hour surgery last month after an MRI showed the tumor. She had vertigo spells within the last year. Matthew and Kelly Stafford have three daughters. They started dating at Georgia, where she was a cheerleader and he was the star of the football team. He was the No. 1 pick in the 2009 NFL draft.
Kerryon Johnson’s rookie season was one of few bright spots for the Detroit Lions in 2018 – and even that ended sooner than the young running back would have liked. He played only 10 games and went on injured reserve with knee problems. The 21-year-old Johnson says he learned a lot from his first year as a pro. He figures to be a big part of any improvement Detroit enjoys this coming season.
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford did not join his teammates at voluntary workouts Tuesday. His wife was packing for a hospital visit later in the day. Kelly Stafford announced earlier this month she plans to have surgery to remove a brain tumor. Lions center Graham Glasgow spoke to Matthew Stafford recently, adding his family is doing well. Stafford has been at the team’s training facility this offseason.
Haloti Ngata found a unique place to announce his retirement from the NFL: atop Mount Kilimanjaro.