Archive for the ‘Detroit Lions’ Category

Dan Campbell: ‘I Know How To Get Out of This Mess’

Saturday, September 25th, 2021

The Detroit Lions are a retooling football team and have stocked the 2021 roster full of young and inexperienced players. Despite the low expectations from many pundits prior to the start of the season, head coach Dan Campbell and his young coaching staff are working to see incremental growth from the roster on a weekly basis. Speaking with a Lions team reporter on a recent podcast episode, Campbell noted that he was prepared for however things could have turned out to start the season.

Lions owner, Pistons official promise better times ahead

Friday, September 24th, 2021

The Detroit Pistons haven't won a championship in 17 years, while the Detroit Lions are mired in a 64-year title drought, but officials from both teams insisted Friday their franchises are inching out of the darkness. "Our fans have stuck with us through thick and thin — and there's been a lot of thin," Lions owner Sheila Ford Hamp said during a live-streamed panel discussion that was part of the four-day Detroit Homecoming VIII event.

After COVID-19 bout, Packers assistant Jerry Montgomery ‘thankful to be back’

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

Jerry Montgomery spent Monday night’s victory over the Detroit Lions quarantined in a bedroom at his family’s home — recovering from COVID-19, watching the game on television in isolation and occasionally letting his emotions get the best of him. There’s nothing I could do or say to help them,” the Green Bay Packers defensive line coach said Thursday. I was nervous — sitting at home, hands sweating, watching it by myself, yelling by myself, talking to the screen as if they could hear me.

Dan Campbell: Detroit Lions trying to trade Pro Bowl LB Jamie Collins

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

Detroit Lions head coach Dan Campbell confirmed Thursday the team is attempting to trade Pro Bowl linebacker Jamie Collins. Campbell felt it was important to be transparent throughout the process, saying the franchise has met with Collins to communicate their plans to deal him. The Lions are hoping to find a trade partner sooner than later, Campbell said, but the team hasn't put a timetable on the process.

Lions sign LB Josh Woods from the Bears practice squad

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

The Lions poach Woods from the Bears' practice squad

Why Jared Goff is ‘confident’ and putting up big numbers despite Detroit Lions’ 0-2 start

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

Jared Goff is 0-2 to start a season for the first time in his career, but statistically, at least, the Detroit Lions quarterback is playing like he did during his most productive days with the Los Angeles Rams. Goff has thrown for 584 yards and five touchdowns in the Lions’ first two games, which matches or puts him ahead of his pace while helping the Rams reach the Super Bowl in 2018. More importantly, Lions coach Dan Campbell said Goff is playing with “a high level of confidence.

Detroit Lions protect 4 players on the practice squad for Week 3

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

Typically, the Detroit Lions would assign their protected practice squad players on Tuesday, but because they played their Week 2 game on Monday, they get an extra 24 hours grace period to make this decision. They have a pretty consistent approach to the protected practice squad. Protect the quarterback position, protect the spots that are weak due to injury or need competition, and use the remaining spots to protect the players they deem the most talented on the practice squad.

Ravens release first injury report ahead of Week 3 matchup vs. Lions

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

The Ravens released their first injury report ahead of their Week 3 matchup with the Detroit Lions

Fantasy Football: Wild-card starts who could win you Week 3

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

Already desperate for some fantasy points two weeks into the season? Jennifer Eakins highlights some risky options that could win you Week 3!

Lions’ Week 2 Top 5 PFF-Graded Offensive and Defensive Players

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

Hockenson finished the Week 2 contest with a team-high eight receptions for 66 yards and a touchdown. The third-year pro also graded out as the Lions' top offensive player and top overall player for the week, per Pro Football Focus, with an 81.5 grade. Rounding out Detroit's top five offensive performers for Week 2, according to PFF, were center Frank Ragnow (74.4 grade), running back D'Andre Swift (71.8 grade), fullback Jason Cabinda (70.6 grade) and offensive lineman Halapoulivaati Vaitai (68....