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Lions first-rounder Laken Tomlinson earns mixed reviews in first start

Lions first-rounder Laken Tomlinson earns mixed reviews in first start

Tomlinson earned his first start in Friday night's exhibition win against the Jacksonville Jaguars. And how did he fare?
Detroit Lions not locked into keeping 3 quarterbacks

Detroit Lions not locked into keeping 3 quarterbacks

Kellen Moore has struggled in his fourth preseason with the Detroit Lions.
Ryan Broyles among the tough cuts Detroit Lions expected to make this week

Ryan Broyles among the tough cuts Detroit Lions expected to make this week

The NFL transaction list will grow by the hundreds over the next few days, as teams cut their way down to 75 players by 4 p.m. Tuesday, then 53 by 4 p.m. Saturday. For fans, it's exciting to see guys...
Detroit Lions' Joique Bell continuing to progress, but being ready Week 1 not a lock

Detroit Lions' Joique Bell continuing to progress, but being ready Week 1 not a lock

Bell has reached a point where he won't see action in the preseason, but it remains up in the air whether he'll be ready when the regular season opens in two weeks.
Lions LB Kyle Van Noy says short-term IR won't be necessary

Lions LB Kyle Van Noy says short-term IR won't be necessary

Van Noy has sought multiple medical opinions for the issue that is hiding him out, and although surgery is not required right now, a return to short-term IR -- and another eight weeks on the bench -- was on the table. But there is good news in the drama.
Detroit Lions snap counts: Starting defense gets a workout against Jacksonville

Detroit Lions snap counts: Starting defense gets a workout against Jacksonville

Despite playing just the first half, linebacker Stephen Tulloch and all four members of the starting secondary worked more than 50 snaps each.
Our updated Detroit Lions 53-man roster projections: Phillip Hunt, Taylor Boggs make the cut

Our updated Detroit Lions 53-man roster projections: Phillip Hunt, Taylor Boggs make the cut

With Hunt getting the bump into the 53, it's high-ceiling, second-year defensive end Larry Webster who is on the outside looking in.

Lions haven't decided whether Tahir Whitehead is still a starter

Whitehead played some, but not until the second half. That likely means one of two things
Grand Rapids Press Aug 29, 2015

Watch Golden Tate's 62-yard TD grab, other highlights from the Lions' win over Jacksonville

The Lions improved to 2-1 in the 2015 NFL preseason on Friday with a 22-17 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Jim Caldwell calls Detroit Lions' defensive performance a needed wake-up call

The Lions allowed the Jaguars to rack up 254 yards of offense in the first half.

Column: Now leading the NFL in rushing, Zach Zenner has to make Lions roster

Z2K. That's what they're calling him these days. Him, of course, being Zach Zenner. Because everyone is talking about the rookie tailback. And that buzz isn't going away anytime soon. Not after he rushed for 85 yards, on a night...

Watch Detroit Lions reporters provide instant reaction to team's 22-17 win over Jacksonville Jaguars

Zach Zenner figures to be the talk of the town, but starting quarterback Matthew Stafford is looking like he's ready for a big season. Plus, we send out a search party to find the pass rush.
Florida Times-Union Aug 28, 2015
Jaguars' offense impressive against Lions in likely final preseason showing

Jaguars' offense impressive against Lions in likely final preseason showing

The Jaguars’ offense looks ready for the regular season. The defense? Not so much. That was the primary takeaway from the Jaguars’ 22-17 preseason loss to the Detroit Lions on Friday night. Before a nationally televised audience, Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles continued his strong preseason, completing 20 of 29 passes for 245 yards and a touchdown. “Seeing him last year and seeing him [Friday] — really impressive,” said an NFL scout who was in attendance. Impressive and productive. read more
Lions Zach Zenner drags defenders into end zone for game-winning TD against Jags

Lions Zach Zenner drags defenders into end zone for game-winning TD against Jags

Zach Zenner carried the ball eight times. But it was that last one that was most impressive. With the Detroit Lions trailing by a point late in the fourth quarter, the rookie was hit by multiple defenders about 3 yards...
Detroit Lions stock report: Matthew Stafford ready for regular season, Zach Zenner strengthens case

Detroit Lions stock report: Matthew Stafford ready for regular season, Zach Zenner strengthens case

Stafford has a near-perfect quarterback rating this preseason, while Zenner rushed for 85 yards and a pile-moving, game-winning touchdown.

Lions Player News

  • 1 Ryan Broyles

    Ryan Broyles

    Ryan Broyles among the tough cuts Detroit Lions expected to make this week

  • Ameer Abdullah

    Ameer Abdullah

    Detroit Lions mum on why Ameer Abdullah was held back at practice

  • Calvin Johnson

    Calvin Johnson

    Calvin Johnson wants to play, but Detroit Lions likely to keep WR in bubble wrap entire preseason

  • Matthew Stafford

    Matthew Stafford

    Detroit Lions stock report: Matthew Stafford ready for regular season, Zach Zenner strengthens case

  • Haloti Ngata

    Haloti Ngata

    9 potential starters sidelined for Lions, including 6 linemen; Calvin Johnson out too

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