Archive for the ‘Detroit Lions’ Category

Lions sign Hall to active roster, release Lacy

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

The Detroit Lions have signed wide receiver Marvin Hall to the active roster from the practice squad and released receiver Chris Lacy. The Lions also announced Saturday that they have signed defensive end Jonathan Wynn to the practice squad. Hall spent the preseason with Chicago.

Raiders vs. Vikings live stream: How to watch NFL Week 3 game online

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

Talk about a road trip. After two home games to open the season, the Raiders will play five consecutive games on the road. In fact, the next time the Silver and Black will be at the Coliseum is in Week 9 against the Detroit Lions.

Calvin Johnson: Lions told him to change concussion story

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Retired star receiver Calvin Johnson said the Detroit Lions wanted him to change his story regarding one of the many concussions he had during his nine-year NFL career. Johnson told Sports Illustrated in a story published Friday he blacked out against Minnesota in 2012 and later told reporters he had a concussion from the game. ''We respect the privacy of individual players' medical situations and take great pride in the extensive work done by our medical staff and executive team to ensure we follow the appropriate protocols with respect to player health and safety,'' the Lions said.

Philadelphia Eagles WR DeSean Jackson ruled out for game against Lions

Friday, September 20th, 2019

The Eagles continue to prepare to play shorthanded on Sunday against the Detroit Lions.

Calvin Johnson discusses NFL players’ dependency on opioids

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson has been open about how he smoked marijuana to deal with years of injuries in the NFL, but in a wide-ranging interview with Sports Illustrated, he discussed how widespread painkiller use has been in the NFL. The NFL is known for its over-the-top toughness, and players can feel pressure to return early from injuries to keep their jobs — and non-guaranteed contracts. Former Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson discussed his early retirement and NFL players' drug dependancies.

‘Hopalong’ Cassady, Ohio State Heisman winner, dies at 85

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Howard ''Hopalong'' Cassady, the 1955 Heisman Trophy winner at Ohio State and running back for the Detroit Lions, died Friday. ''We've lost not only a legendary Buckeye, but also a wonderful person in Hop Cassady,'' Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith said in a statement. Cassady also played baseball at Ohio State and was a longtime coach in the New York Yankees organization.

‘Hopalong’ Cassady, Ohio State Heisman winner, dies at 85

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Howard "Hopalong" Cassady, the 1955 Heisman Trophy winner at Ohio State and running back for the Detroit Lions, died Friday. "We've lost not only a legendary Buckeye, but also a wonderful person in Hop Cassady," Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith said in a statement. Cassady also played baseball at Ohio State and was a longtime coach in the New York Yankees organization.

Former Ohio State RB and Heisman winner Howard Cassady dies

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Howard Cassady was third in the Heisman voting in 1954 before winning the award in 1955. Former Heisman Trophy winner Howard “Hopalong” Cassady died Friday morning according to multiple reports. He was 85. Cassady was a running back at Ohio State from 1952-55.

Lions-Eagles Preview

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Jim Schwartz struggled to remember any of his former players still on the Detroit Lions other than Matthew Stafford. Long snapper Don Muhlbach, punter Sam Martin and cornerback Darius Slay also remain from the teams Schwartz coached from 2009-2013. Schwartz, now a Super Bowl champion defensive coordinator for the Eagles, will see all his guys when the Lions (1-0-1) visit Philadelphia (1-1) on Sunday.

Mic’d Up: Danny Amendola HYPED for Darius Slay’s game-winning play | Week 2

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Hear Detroit Lions wide receiver Danny Amendola mic'd up against the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 2 of the 2019 NFL season.