8:10 AM EST, Thu December 14, 2017
16 hours ago
Ameer Abdullah expected to play against Bears, but in what role?

Ameer Abdullah expected to play against Bears, but in what role?

The Lions currently rank last in the league in rushing, at 76.3 yards per game. If that doesn't change in the last three games of the season, they'll finish dead last in two of Abdullah's three seasons.
18 hours ago
Detroit Lions still banged up in a big way up front

Detroit Lions still banged up in a big way up front

ALLEN PARK -- The Detroit Lions remained without 60 percent of their offensive line Wednesday as preparations continued for their Saturday matchup with Chicago. Travis Swanson (concussion), T.J. Lang (foot) and Rick Wagner (ankle) all missed a second straight day...
19 hours ago
What is Jim Caldwell's favorite movie?

What is Jim Caldwell's favorite movie?

A reporter asked him if he had a favorite movie. And he offered the most Caldwellian answer possible.
20 hours ago
Todd McShay: Lions take Virginia Tech LB/DE Tremaine Edmunds in first mock draft

Todd McShay: Lions take Virginia Tech LB/DE Tremaine Edmunds in first mock draft

Edmunds led the Hokies with 102 tackles, 14 tackles for a loss and 5.5 sacks this season. It's the second straight year he's topped 100 tackles and had double-digit tackles for a loss.
Dec 12, 2017
Miles Killebrew fades from game plan, but Lions aren't giving up yet

Miles Killebrew fades from game plan, but Lions aren't giving up yet

The Lions clearly believe that Diggs offers something that Killebrew doesn't, because Killebrew played just three defensive snaps last week in Tampa. He hadn't played that little since Week 3 of his rookie season, when he didn't play defense at all.
Dec 12, 2017
Lions RB Ameer Abdullah remains confident despite benching

Lions RB Ameer Abdullah remains confident despite benching

Where the Lions go from here remains unclear.
Dec 12, 2017
Add Taylor Decker to the Lions' injury report

Add Taylor Decker to the Lions' injury report

ALLEN PARK -- Graham Glasgow practiced fully for the Detroit Lions on Tuesday. And for the offensive line, that was it. Travis Swanson (concussion) was out. So was Rick Wagner (ankle) and T.J. Lang (foot). And Taylor Decker was limited...
Dec 12, 2017
Lions begin short practice week without 3 offensive linemen

Lions begin short practice week without 3 offensive linemen

The Lions were also without Nevin Lawson, who missed his first practice of the year.
Dec 12, 2017
Another Lions player finishes a game with a concussion, this time Travis Swanson

Another Lions player finishes a game with a concussion, this time Travis Swanson

ALLEN PARK -- Travis Swanson has suffered another brain injury. The Detroit Lions center was diagnosed with a concussion after Sunday's 24-21 win against Tampa Bay, and is not expected to practice when the team returns to work Tuesday afternoon....
Dec 12, 2017
5 things to watch: Teez Tabor's role continues to grow

5 things to watch: Teez Tabor's role continues to grow

The Lions return home on Saturday to face the Chicago Bears. Here are five things to watch as they begin preparations Tuesday, which is usually an off day, to prepare for the short turnaround.
Dec 11, 2017
What is the future of Ameer Abdullah?

What is the future of Ameer Abdullah?

A day after the Detroit Lions decided to sit embattled running back Ameer Abdullah, Jim Caldwell offered no clarity about the decision or what it could mean for his future.
Dec 11, 2017
3 things we learned: The Lions are shaking things up at running back

3 things we learned: The Lions are shaking things up at running back

Detroit beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-21 on Sunday to preserve their fragile playoff hopes. Here are three things we learned in the victory, not including Jim Caldwell, whom we've explored thoroughly elsewhere.
Dec 11, 2017
Matthew Stafford comes out hot, leads another game-winning drive despite injury

Matthew Stafford comes out hot, leads another game-winning drive despite injury

He completed his first 12 passes, becoming the first Lions quarterback to do that since at least 1991. And then with the score knotted up in the final minutes, he did what he does best.
Dec 11, 2017
Playoff picture: The Lions need help, and just aren't getting it

Playoff picture: The Lions need help, and just aren't getting it

It's not enough for the Detroit Lions to just win anymore. They don't control their destiny. They need help -- and just aren't getting it.
Dec 11, 2017
All signs indicate Jim Caldwell is definitely on the hot seat

All signs indicate Jim Caldwell is definitely on the hot seat

The contract itself means Caldwell has less job security than originally believed. And the only reason to leak it now is to let people know it, too. That doesn't bode well at all for their coach, whose job appears more insecure than ever.

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