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WR Golden Tate Signs with Lions

WR Golden Tate Signs with Lions

Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images(ALLEN PARK, Mich.) — The Detroit Lions signed receiver Golden Tate to a five-year deal Wednesday. Tate told ESPN’s Josina Anderson the deal is worth $31 million with $13.5 million guaranteed. Tate, 25, had 64 catches for 8…

Lions Owner William Clay Ford Sr. Passes Away At 88

Lions Owner William Clay Ford Sr. Passes Away At 88

Joe Robbins/Getty Images Sport(DETROIT) — Detroit Lions owner and Ford Motor Co. executive William Clay Ford Sr. passed away from pneumonia at his home at the age of 88, the company said in a statement Sunday.
Ford was the last surviving grandchild o…

Lions Cut Wideout Burleson

Lions Cut Wideout Burleson

NFL via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Detroit Lions released veteran wide receiver Nate Burleson on Thursday.
The 32-year-old Burleson made 39 catches for 461 yards and a touchdown last season. He missed seven games because of a broken left forearm.
Bu…

Detroit Lions Hire Jim Caldwell as Head Coach

Detroit Lions Hire Jim Caldwell as Head Coach

Scott Boehm/Getty Images(ALLEN PARK, Mich.) —  The Detroit Lions have hired Jim Caldwell as their next head coach.
The 58-year-old Caldwell will replace Jim Schwartz, who was fired following a 7-9 season.  He spent the past two years with th…

Detroit Lions Fire Head Coach Jim Schwartz

Detroit Lions Fire Head Coach Jim Schwartz

Leon Halip/Getty Images(ALLEN PARK, Mich.) — The Detroit Lions fired head coach Jim Schwartz on Monday. In five seasons roaming the sidelines in the Motor City, he compiled a record of 29-51.
The Lions hired Schwartz in 2009 from the Tennessee Titans,…

Lions Sign Speedy Rugby Star to Practice Squad

Lions Sign Speedy Rugby Star to Practice Squad

Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images(ALLEN PARK, Mich.) — The Detroit Lions signed speedy rugby star Carlin Isles to their practice squad as a wide receiver Thursday.
Isles, who also plays for the United States rugby sevens team, ran a 4.22 40-yard dash in h…

Lions Place Tight End Brandon Pettigrew on IR

Lions Place Tight End Brandon Pettigrew on IR

Scott Boehm/Getty Images(ALLEN PARK, Mich.) — The Detroit Lions will be without tight end Brandon Pettigrew for their final game of the season against the Minnesota Vikings, adding to their disappointing season.
Pettigrew injured his ankle against th…

ESPN: Cowboys Bring Back Jon Kitna

ESPN: Cowboys Bring Back Jon Kitna

Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images(IRVING, Texas) –  The Dallas Cowboys have reached an agreement with former quarterback Jon Kitna, according to ESPN and media reports.
With Tony Romo dealing with a back injury, the team wanted to bring in a backup f…

Scoreboard Roundup – 12/16/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 12/16/13

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NFL: Baltimore Ravens 18 (8-6) – Detroit Lions 16 (7-7)
NBA: Detroit Pistons 101 (12-14) – Indiana Pacers 96 (20-4)
Miami Heat 117 (18-6) – Utah Jazz 94 (5-21)
Atlanta Hawks 114 (13-12) – Los Angeles Lakers 100 (11-13)

Eagles Rally Past the Lions, 34-20 In the Snow

Eagles Rally Past the Lions, 34-20 In the Snow

Rob Carr Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) — Even with the snow pouring down in south Philadelphia, nothing could stop the Eagles as they defeated the Detroit Lions 34-20 for their fifth straight win.
The Eagles trailed 14-0 at halftime with near-blizzard co…

Lions Dominate the Packers, 40-10 on Thanksgiving Day

Lions Dominate the Packers, 40-10 on Thanksgiving Day

Leon Halip/Getty Images(DETROIT) — The Detroit Lions showed the Green Bay Packers and the rest of America just how well they can play after their 40-10 win over their NFC North rival.
The Lions turned the ball over four times, but you’d never know by …

Buccaneers Hold Off Lions, 24-21

Buccaneers Hold Off Lions, 24-21

Scott Boehm/Getty Images(DETROIT) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers picked off Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford four times in their 24-21 win over the Lions on Sunday.
Tampa Bay (3-8) forced five turnovers and won their third straight game in the process.

Scoreboard Roundup – 11/17/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 11/17/13

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NFL: Buffalo Bills 37 (4-7) – New York Jets 14 (5-5)
Arizona Cardinals 27 (6-4) – Jacksonville Jaguars 14 (1-9)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 41 (2-8) – Atlanta Falcons 28 (2-8)
Philadelphia Eagles 24 (6-5) – Washington Redskins…

Lions Trump Bears to Takeover Sole Possession of First in NFC North

Lions Trump Bears to Takeover Sole Possession of First in NFC North

Leon Halip /Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Calvin Johnson had two touchdown and grabs, and the Detroit Lions defense stopped what would have been a game-tying two-point conversion with :40 seconds to go in the game, as the Lions trump the Chicago Bears 21-19…

Matthew Stafford Shocks Cowboys, 31-30

Matthew Stafford Shocks Cowboys, 31-30

Leon Halip/Getty Images(DETROIT) — Calvin Johnson came up huge and Matthew Stafford surprised the Cowboys (4-4) on the last play of their final drive with seconds remaining in the Lions (5-3) 31-30 comeback win on Sunday.
Stafford’s one-yard dive into…

Nugent’s Last-Second FG Pushes Bengals Past Lions

Nugent’s Last-Second FG Pushes Bengals Past Lions

Scott Boehm/Getty Images(DETROIT) — A special kind of day for the Bengals.The Cincinnati Bengals’ special teams blocked two punts and a field goal, and Mike Nugent hit a 54-yard field goal as time expired pushing the Bengals past the Detroit Lions …

Bengals Ready for Ndamukong Suh

Bengals Ready for Ndamukong Suh

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Cincinnati Bengals (4-2) will travel to Detroit to take on the Lions (4-2) on Sunday.
Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton enjoys going up against the best and knows that Lions defensive end Ndamukong Suh will be gu…

Fauria’s Three TD Catches Leads Lions Past Browns

Fauria’s Three TD Catches Leads Lions Past Browns

Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images(CLEVELAND) — Lions rookie tight end Joseph Fauria caught three touchdowns, and Detroit scored the final 24 points of the game as it toppled the Cleveland Browns 31-17 Sunday.
“Being a rookie, being young, you have to work…

Lions at Packers Preview

Lions at Packers Preview

Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — An old NFC rivalry will be revisited on Sunday when the Detroit Lions take on the Packers at Lambeau Field.
The Lions are 3-1 and are 2-0 already in their division.  The Packers have won nine in a row at h…

Lions Force Four Bears Turnovers in Win

Lions Force Four Bears Turnovers in Win

Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images(DETROIT) — The Detroit Lions forced quarterback Jay Cutler into four turnovers as the Lions survived a late Bears comeback to beat Chicago 40-32 on Sunday.
The Lions (3-1) are now tied atop the NFC North with the …

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