Archive for the ‘Detroit Lions’ Category

Lions bring back veteran wide receiver Danny Amendola

Monday, February 24th, 2020

The Detroit Lions are bringing back veteran wide receiver Danny Amendola. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Amendola had 62 receptions for 678 yards receiving with one touchdown last season in his first year with the Lions.

Amendola reportedly returning to Lions on 1-year deal

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

Danny Amendola appears to be staying with the Detroit Lions. A Foxsports.com writer, citing unidentified sources, reported Saturday on Twitter that Amendola was signing a one-year deal with the Lions. Erik Burkhardt, Amendola's agent, retweeted that report and congratulated Amendola on “another well-earned deal.

Report: Ex-Patriots WR Danny Amendola to re-sign with Lions

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

Scratch that Danny Amendola-Patriots reunion. Peter Schrager of the NFL Network reports the free-agent wide receiver is re-signing with the Detroit Lions, where he spent last season and had 62 catches for 678 yards. Former Pats defensive coordinator Matt Patricia will enter his third season as Lions coach in 2020.

Report: Lions re-signing WR Amendola to one-year deal

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

Wide receiver Danny Amendola will re-sign with the Detroit Lions on a one-year deal, Fox Sports reported Saturday. Amendola caught 62 passes for 678 yards and one touchdown in 15 games during his first season with the Lions in 2019. The 34-year-old has 547 receptions for 5,362 yards and 21 touchdowns in 141 games with the then-St.

Reports: Lions to release DT Harrison

Friday, February 21st, 2020

The Detroit Lions will release veteran defensive tackle Damon "Snacks" Harrison this week, according to multiple reports. Harrison, 31, signed a one-year contract extension with Detroit worth $11.25 million just six months ago, but he hinted at retirement in December after the Lions finished the season with an abysmal 3-12-1 record. "Wasn't able to ever get back to the form I'm used to, and I got too much pride, man," said Harrison per MLive.com.

Report: Lions release DT Damon ‘Snacks’ Harrison six months after signing him to extension

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Damon “Snacks” Harrison held out of OTAs and minicamps during last year's offseason to get a contract extension from the Detroit Lions. Now, the team is reportedly cutting the former All-Pro defensive tackle loose, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. One of the top interior run-stuffers in the league for years, Harrison posted 49 total tackles last season — his lowest total since his rookie year — for a Detroit defense that was 13th in the league against the run.

Tight end Michael Roberts signs with Miami Dolphins

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

Tight end Michael Roberts signed with the Miami Dolphins, his fourth NFL team since he entered the league in 2017 as a fourth-round draft pick. Roberts caught 13 passes for 146 yards and three touchdowns in two seasons with the Detroit Lions. He was out of the league last year.

This safety could be a perfect fit for Bears to replace Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

The Bears have a big decision to make at safety this offseason, even after signing Eddie Jackson to the position's richest contract extension in NFL history. Jackson's running-mate, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, is scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency in March and there's been no indication that the Bears plan to re-sign him before he has the chance to test the open market. This might seem like a bit of a reach for the Lions, but Detroit could use a splash signing in the secondary and has the cap space (projected $46 million) to get it done.

Why reported Darius Slay trade from Lions makes sense for Raiders

Monday, February 17th, 2020

The Raiders were on the verge of the playoffs this past season, but their passing game took yet another step back. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Monday that the Detroit Lions have talked to multiple teams regarding a trade for their Pro Bowl cornerback, Darius Slay. Lions have spoken with multiple teams about a potential trade for Pro Bowl CB Darius Slay, per sources.

Matt Patricia’s purge continues as Lions reportedly shop Pro Bowl CB Darius Slay for a trade

Monday, February 17th, 2020

Halfway through the season, the Detroit Lions traded safety and defensive captain Quandre Diggs to the Seattle Seahawks for a pittance. Last week, reports surfaced that the Lions were looking to trade quarterback Matthew Stafford. General manager Bob Quinn later called the report false.