Archive for the ‘Detroit Lions’ Category

Detroit Lions’ early offseason additions point to big 2021 for D’Andre Swift

Monday, January 25th, 2021

Detroit Lions new assistant Duce Staley played 10 NFL seasons for Philadelphia Eagles and Steelers and has coached RBs the past 8 years in Philly.

Ex-Chiefs, Browns GM John Dorsey to take prominent role in Detroit Lions front office

Sunday, January 24th, 2021

Agnew worked with new Lions GM Brad Holmes the past four seasons in L.A. Dorsey currently works as a consultant for the Philadelphia Eagles. During the season, he spent his days studying NFL film on Mondays and Tuesdays, and film of college draft prospects Wednesday-Friday from his suburban Cleveland home. He was GM of the Chiefs in 2013-16, and GM of the Browns in 2017-19.

Report: Detroit Lions expected to hire John Dorsey as a senior personnel executive

Sunday, January 24th, 2021

Initially reported by NFL Network’s Tom Peliserro, and confirmed by several other local reporters, the Detroit Lions are expected to hire John Dorsey as a senior personnel executive. The deal is still not finalized but it is expected to happen and be announced mid-week. Dorsey, like most of the recent hires by the Lions organization, is a former NFL player — he played linebacker for the Green Bay Packers for five seasons in the mid-to-late eighties.

Rams pro scouting director Ray Agnew joining Detroit Lions’ front office

Sunday, January 24th, 2021

The Rams’ success the last few seasons apparently made an impression on the Detroit Lions. Ten days after the Lions hired former Rams college scouting director Brad Holmes as general manager, Holmes will hire Ray Agnew as assistant general manager, a person with knowledge of the situation said. Agnew has been the Rams’ director of pro scouting the last four years.

Insider: Matthew Stafford trade to the Colts isn’t a slam dunk; far from it

Sunday, January 24th, 2021

They’re going to make the deal that makes the most sense for helping the Lions — not Stafford's career. Which is to say, it takes two to tango. Ballard can only offer the assets he has available, and Lions are going to take the best deal on the table.

Report: Detroit Lions hiring former NFL GM John Dorsey to front office role

Sunday, January 24th, 2021

Over the weekend, rumors had been bubbling up that the Detroit Lions weren’t done rounding out their front office staff despite hiring general manager Brad Holmes and head coach Dan Campbell. On Sunday afternoon, that mystery was solved. As first reported by NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero, and confirmed by many others, the Lions are expected to hire former Chiefs and Browns general manager John Dorsey for an unspecified role within the organization.

AP source: Lions looking into trading QB Matthew Stafford

Sunday, January 24th, 2021

The Detroit Lions and quarterback Matthew Stafford are planning to part ways. The Lions and Stafford have mutually agreed to explore the possibilities of trading him, according to a person with direct knowledge of the situation. The person spoke Saturday night to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team and Stafford did not announce the decision.

Possible Trade Destinations for Matthew Stafford

Sunday, January 24th, 2021

Jonas Knox and Bucky Brooks react to the Breaking News that Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions mutually agreed to part ways with the expectation that Stafford will be traded to another team. Bucky thinks the Indianapolis Colts make the most sense as a team that is ready to win now but the guys also explore potential suitors like the 49ers, Cowboys, Broncos and more.

Wojo: Matthew Stafford makes his smartest call, asks Lions to trade him

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

Contenders such as the Colts and 49ers are the fashionable options but several teams will be looking for a veteran quarterback, and Stafford should draw a first-round pick and more. As unsettling as it may be for Lions fans, this was overdue. When a tough pro like Stafford, who rarely complained about anything, privately says enough is enough, it’s enough.

Detroit Lions agree to part with QB Matthew Stafford

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

The Detroit Lions and QB Matthew Stafford will reportedly "to part ways" this offseason, putting a potential SF 49ers target on the market.