6:53 PM EDT, Wed May 25, 2022
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Former Lions running back Bo Scarbrough wins USFL Offensive Player of the Week

Former Lions running back Bo Scarbrough landed in the USFL earlier this month, and in his second game he earned a player of the week honor. Upon landing with the Detroit Lions, Bo Scarbrough made an immmediate impact. He was signed to the Lions’ practice squad in early November of 2019, then started a week […] Former Lions running back Bo Scarbrough wins USFL Offensive Player of the Week - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - Detroit Lions News and Fan Community
6 hours ago

NFL rumors: Detroit Lions and Deion Jones a potential match?

As the Atlanta Falcons prepare to part ways with Deion Jones, are the Detroit Lions a match for the former Pro Bowler? After the Atlanta Falcons drafted him in the second round of the 2016 draft, Deion Jones returned two interceptions for a touchdown as a rookie and followed by earning a Pro Bowl nod […] NFL rumors: Detroit Lions and Deion Jones a potential match? - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - Detroit Lions News and Fan Community
May 24, 2022

Jared Goff lands low in another ranking of NFL quarterbacks

Chris Simms is unveiling a his 2022 quarterback rankings piece by piece, and Jared Goff has again landed pretty low in the ranking among his peers. Jared Goff lands in some appropriately labeled tiers when people rank NFL quarterbacks that way. Ranking them 1-32 or something similar, he’d probably land in the 20-25 range for […] Jared Goff lands low in another ranking of NFL quarterbacks - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - Detroit Lions News and Fan Community
May 24, 2022

Charles Harris too easily tabbed as a post-draft fantasy football IDP ‘loser’

Charles Harris had a breakthrough season for the Lions in 2021, and now he has been tabbed as a fantasy IDP loser after the draft. The Detroit Lions had one of the least productive pass rushes in the NFL last season. But that was no fault of Charles Harris, as the former first-round pick had […] Charles Harris too easily tabbed as a post-draft fantasy football IDP ‘loser’ - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - Detroit Lions News and Fan Community
May 24, 2022

Peter King is very optimistic about the 2022 Detroit Lions

In his post-draft NFL power rankings, it’s safe to say Peter King likes the prospects for the 2022 Detroit Lions. Despite finishing with the second-worst record in the NFL last year (3-13-1), the positive buzz around the Detroit Lions has become hard to ignore as it comes from football analysts far and wide. For Lions […] Peter King is very optimistic about the 2022 Detroit Lions - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - Detroit Lions News and Fan Community
May 24, 2022

Detroit Lions are middle of the pack in NFL for 2022 dead money

The Detroit Lions are in far better shape this year in terms of dead money they’ll carry, but where they rank league-wide going into the season is now all but locked in. With the start of a rebuild often comes financial pain for an NFL team, in terms of salary cap implications that come with […] Detroit Lions are middle of the pack in NFL for 2022 dead money - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - Detroit Lions News and Fan Community
May 24, 2022

Retiring Calvin Johnson’s number is not even a question for the Lions

It came up on a talk show Monday morning, but there’s no question what the Detroit Lions should do with Calvin Johnson’s jersey number. Calvin Johnson followed in Barry Sanders’ footsteps as a Detroit Lions star who retired early, as he called it a career after just nine seasons. Then the team asked for, and […] Retiring Calvin Johnson’s number is not even a question for the Lions - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - Detroit Lions News and Fan Community
May 23, 2022

Chris Long acknowledges Aidan Hutchinson comparison

Lions general manager Brad Holmes offered Chris Long as a comparison for Aidan Hutchinson, and Long himself has acknowledged the comparison. Leading into and after the draft, the pro comparisons for Detroit Lions No. 2 overall pick Aidan Hutchinson were mostly very favorable. With some inside knowledge from his days with the Rams, general manager […] Chris Long acknowledges Aidan Hutchinson comparison - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - Detroit Lions News and Fan Community
May 23, 2022

10 celebrities who you may not realize are Detroit Lions fans

Being a Detroit Lions fan is not an easy experience, but these 10 celebrities have acknowledged they root for the Honolulu Blue. With no championships since 1957, and no playoff wins since the 1991 season, being a Detroit Lions fans is a grueling experience that will test your will. That said, the new regime of […] 10 celebrities who you may not realize are Detroit Lions fans - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - Detroit Lions News and Fan Community
May 23, 2022

Lions running back D’Andre Swift continues to get significant props

Expectations are definitely high for Lions running back D’Andre Swift heading into his third season, and the props keep coming his way. Last season was a “what if” campaign for Detroit Lions running back D’Andre Swift. As in, what if he hadn’t basically missed five games with a shoulder injury, and had limited touches in […] Lions running back D’Andre Swift continues to get significant props - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - Detroit Lions News and Fan Community
May 23, 2022

The Detroit Lions ‘best-kept secret’ is on the defensive side of the ball?

The Detroit Lions’ “best kept secret”, according to Bleacher Report, is…. a defensive player? On their way to 3-13-1 last year, the Detroit Lions had their fair share of struggles defensively. There were some good games, sure (see Week 15-Arizona Cardinals, Week 3-Baltimore Ravens, at least until the end on the latter). But alas, the […] The Detroit Lions ‘best-kept secret’ is on the defensive side of the ball? - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - Detroit Lions News and Fan Community
May 22, 2022

Detroit Lions: 4 potential surprise cuts before the 2022 season

As the Detroit Lions hone their roster before the 2022 season, these four players could be surprise cuts. As the 2021 season approached, the Detroit Lions showed their approach under Brad Holmes and Dan Campbell. Wide receiver Breshad Perriman, a notable free agent signing last offseason, was cut before Week 1. Even as the start […] Detroit Lions: 4 potential surprise cuts before the 2022 season - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - Detroit Lions News and Fan Community
May 22, 2022

Jared Goff ranked as one of worst quarterbacks in the league by Pro Football Network

It’s clear Jared Goff is not one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL, but is he one of the worst? Take the early part of his first season with the Detroit Lions, with a stretch where he particularly looked like one of the worst quarterbacks in the NFL. Then look at his final five […] Jared Goff ranked as one of worst quarterbacks in the league by Pro Football Network - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - Detroit Lions News and Fan Community
May 22, 2022

Jamaal Williams is an ideal running back for best ball fantasy football

With a path to significant touches possible, Jamaal Williams is an ideal target for best ball fantasy football. For the first time in seemingly forever, the Detroit Lions had a competent rushing attack in 2021. That included two 600-plus yards rushers–D’Andre Swift and Jamaal Williams. When Swift missed four full games and most of the […] Jamaal Williams is an ideal running back for best ball fantasy football - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - Detroit Lions News and Fan Community
May 21, 2022

Former Lions lineman T.J. Lang defends Matt Patricia on one particular thing

The list of things Matt Patricia got wrong is long, but former lineman T.J. Lang has defended the former Detroit Lions head coach on one particular decision. T.J. Lang spent the final two of his 10 NFL seasons with the Detroit Lions, after eight with the Green Bay Packers. His final season, 2018–cut to six […] Former Lions lineman T.J. Lang defends Matt Patricia on one particular thing - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - Detroit Lions News and Fan Community