Archive for the ‘Detroit Lions’ Category

Derek Carr’s new deal means Matthew Stafford is going to get a huge contract

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Matthew Stafford is going to become even richer very soon. Carr’s monstrous new extension raises the ceiling for all NFL quarterback extensions, and next up for a profitable negotiation could well be the Detroit Lions’ signal-caller. With Carr’s contract now setting the market, Stafford and the Washington Redskins’ Kirk Cousins are the next two quarterbacks in line for new deals.

Eric Ebron feels Lions’ additions at tight end will help him maximize production

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

With the additions of Darren Fells in free agency and the selection of Michael Roberts in the NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions have added some heft to their tight end position behind starter Eric Ebron. Ebron, who posted career-highs in receptions and yards last year for Detroit, feels that bringing Fells and Roberts into the group should help him be used in a matter that better suits his skill set. “I think it’s going to play a significant role for me to allow me to do the things that I’m best at,” Ebron said, via Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press.

Matthew Stafford: Detroit Lions Star Could Become NFL’s Highest Paid Player

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

The Detroit Lions could be about to make quarterback Matthew Stafford the NFL’s highest paid player. General manager Bob Quinn has said he is confident that a contract extension for Stafford can be reached, but that will be up to Lions president Rod Wood. Trending: Is Bono Washington's Best Lobbyist?

LeBron James’s Departure Could Break Up Cleveland Cavaliers’ Core for Good

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

LeBron James’s status is uncertain past the summer of 2018. Perhaps Kyrie Irving’s is, too. Irving, the Australian-born point guard who finished second to James in scoring in the 2017 NBA Finals, is reportedly unhappy at the sudden organizational dysfunction within the Cavaliers organization.

Watch Corey Seager Record Second Three-Homer Game For The Dodgers

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Shortstop Corey Seager became just the fourth Dodgers player to hit three home runs on two occasions. The Dodgers already led the Mets 10-0 through five innings on Tuesday when Seager stepped up to hit his third dinger as part of a 4-4 night that also included a double and produced six RBIs. Seager hit a three-homer for the Dodgers.

Dwight Howard Got Traded So Why Isn’t Donald Trump Tweeting About It?

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Dwight Howard is now a Charlotte Hornet, but one person who used to be heavily invested in his career doesn’t seem so concerned any more. Showing the kind of neediness that would later characterize his presidential tweets, Trump then asked for congratulations for apparently predicting Howard’s trade two weeks beforehand.

Premier League Transfer News June 21, 2017: Zlatan Ibrahimovic May Be MLS-Bound, Juventus Defender to City

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is on the move again this summer after being released by Manchester United, and reports suggest he could be on his way to the States. Manchester City, Juventus and Manchester United are all involved in seeking a player in the defensive position while United continues to be linked to Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo. Ibrahimovic could be heading for the United States, according to his agent.

Kevin Durant’s Contract Decision Makes The Golden State Warriors Even More Unstoppable

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Kevin Durant is going to restructure his deal with the Golden State Warriors to take less money, according to reports. According to ESPN, Durant will voluntarily become an unrestricted free agent on July 1 before immediately re-signing with the Warriors. Durant was due a salary of $27,734,405 in 2017-18 according to Spotrac but he will take around $4 million less than than the maximum available to him.

Anquan Boldin happy to wait until training camp to sign

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Receiver Anquan Boldin remains a free agent with just over a month before training camps are set to open across the NFL. “I look at the offseason as something that’s for younger guys,” Boldin said in an interview with Bertrand Berry and Mike Jurecki on Arizona Sports 98.7-FM.

Lawsuit Could ‘Kill’ Detroit Pistons Move To New Downtown Arena

Monday, June 19th, 2017

A lawsuit that seeks to block the use of public school funds for the Detroit Pistons’ move from the suburbs to the Little Caesars Arena under construction downtown could “kill” the project and trigger a municipal bond default, the city’s attorney said Monday. Community activist Robert Davis’ lawsuit asks a federal judge to stop the capture of funds from millages for Detroit schools and county parks to pay for a $34.5 million headquarters and practice facility for the Pistons. Public dollars are already being captured through tax increment financing to service $250 million in bonds issued for Little Caesars Arena, the future home of Ilitch Holdings’ Detroit Red Wings.