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Lions reach one-year agreement with RB Matt Asiata
The Lions are adding much-needed help to the backfield. Former Vikings running back Matt Asiata has agreed to a one-year deal, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source.
Calvin Johnson: I wasn't treated well on way out
Calvin Johnson isn't salty about his relationship with the Lions, but that doesn't mean he necessarily enjoys how things ended in Detroit once he decided to retire from football.
Lions' Teez Tabor uses speed criticism as motivation
Lions' Teez Tabor has faced a negative stigma after clocking a 40-yard dash time of 4.62 seconds at the NFL Scouting Combine. Now, the rookie cover man is using the criticism as motivation.
Abdullah 'better player' than any RB Lions could sign
The Detroit Lions' running back corps is the same as it ended the 2016 season. Ameer Abdullah said the offseason discussions about adding to the corps didn't threaten his status as the alpha.
Are the Lions talking extension with Eric Ebron?
Former first-round pick Eric Ebron says he's already talked about an extension with the team's GM (the Lions picked up his fifth-year option two weeks ago) and eyes a long-term future in Detroit.
Jim Caldwell expects LB Jarrad Davis to help 'quickly'
The Lions selected LB Jarrad Davis in the first round of last month's draft. Prior to the start rookie minicamp on Friday, head coach Jim Caldwell said he expects the rookie to make an immediate impact.
Lions great, Pro Football Hall of Famer Yale Lary dies at 86
Detroit Lions legend and Pro Football Hall of Famer Yale Lary died at the age of 86 on Friday morning.
Lions pick up fifth-year option on TE Eric Ebron
Lions GM Bob Quinn finally answered the Eric Ebron question. The team announced Tuesday it would pick up the fifth-year option on the up-and-down tight end. The option is guaranteed for injury only.
Lions draft Miami's Brad Kaaya to back up Stafford
The Lions have found their replacement for departed backup quarterback Dan Orlovsky. Detroit selected University of Miami signal-caller Brad Kaaya with the No. 215 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.
Veteran LB Stephen Tulloch to retire after 11 seasons
Veteran linebacker Stephen Tulloch is walking away from football. Tulloch will announce his retirement from the NFL after 11 season, the Detroit Lions announced.
Lions GM: Stafford extension talks in 'early stages'
No one in Detroit's front office sounds worried about if the Lions will work out a contract extension with Matthew Stafford. The question is when a mega-deal will get done.
Lions unveil new uniforms, bring back throwbacks
The Detroit Lions are the latest NFL team to make changes to their uniform. The team unveiled the new duds at Ford Field on Thursday at an event for season-ticket holders.
Boldin still has 'passion' to play, in no rush to sign
Lost in free agency's veteran running back roulette and retirement rumblings is the fact that a potential future Hall of Fame wide receiver is still without a job, despite wanting one.
DeAndre Levy recovering following knee surgery
The Detroit Lions released DeAndre Levy after injuries wiped out most of his last two seasons. The linebacker still isn't done dealing with those issues.
NFC North Offseason Overhaul: Pack reign under fire?
While the Packers added Martellus Bennett, they also lost key pieces like T.J. Lang -- who signed with the rival Lions. How has this offseason changed the NFC North? Which draft needs remain?