Posts Tagged ‘Detroit Lions’

Lions 1 of just 3 teams that could be forced into “Hard Knocks” 2022

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

With the latest news that Saints head coach Sean Payton is stepping down, this is turning out to be one of the busiest head coaching carousels in NFL history. There are now nine teams currently searching for their next head coach. That means a lot of parity, but it also means a lot of teams can no longer be forced to appear on HBO’s behind-the-scenes training camp documentary series “Hard Knocks.

After a wild playoff weekend, what future is in store for the NFC North?

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Well that was fun. Football fans got one hell of a Christmas gift with the NFL Divisional Round playoffs. Four games of extremely excellent caliber, high-flying drama and live wire action.

Who should act as Lions head coach at the Senior Bowl?

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

But a new Senior Bowl rule will give both teams a new benefit. Starting this year, the head coach of each team will act as more of an advisor, giving the rest of the coaching staff an opportunity to take on bigger roles. Here’s how it works, per the Senior Bowl’s official website: For the first time in the game’s rich history, head coaches will serve in more an advisory capacity while promoting select assistants into leadership roles on the staff (e.g. running backs coach to head coach, secondar...

Lions shut out of PFWA’s All-NFC team

Monday, January 24th, 2022

The Detroit Lions were shut out of PFWA's All-NFC team

Report: Bears want second interview with ex-Lions coach Jim Caldwell for head-coaching vacancy

Monday, January 24th, 2022

Former Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell is emerging as a finalist for the vacant job with the Chicago Bears. The NFL Network reports the Bears want a second interview with Caldwell for their head-coaching vacancy. The team is also interested in second talks with Cowboys defensive coordinator Dan Quinn and Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus.

Look: Matthew Stafford Fan Is Hyped during Rams’ Final Drive

Monday, January 24th, 2022

Matthew Stafford will forever remain in the hearts of a large segment of Detroit Lions fans. After 12 years toughing it out for an an organization that is not known for success, Lions fans have taken the journey with Stafford this season in Los Angeles. For the first time in his 13-year NFL career, Stafford will lead a team to the NFC Championship Game.

Dan Orlovsky to Detroit Lions fans who doubted Matthew Stafford: ‘I told you so’

Monday, January 24th, 2022

"I told you so. I told you so. I told you so."

Detroit Lions: 3 Early Free Agent Targets For The 2022 NFL Offseason

Sunday, January 23rd, 2022

The Detroit Lions are exactly who we think they are – a team undergoing a full-on rebuild that has young players in a few key spots, but with plenty of holes still left to fill. But heading into the 2022 NFL offseason, any options on the Detroit Lions free agent list should fit into their long-term plan. Fighting an uphill battle in the tough NFC North division, the Lions had their fair share of exciting moments this season under head coach Dan Campbell – from their last-second win over the Minn...

TWENTYMAN: How TEs coach Ben Johnson helped spark Lions’ offense

Sunday, January 23rd, 2022

"Yeah, Ben really stepped in there about halfway through the year and became, you know, very involved and had a lot of ideas installing things and having his hand on a lot of the stuff the quarterback position was doing, really every position," Goff said after the end of the season. "Really just heightening everybody. So his ceiling is – sky's the limit for him.

Analysis: Establishing the Detroit Lions’ roadmap for an ideal offseason

Sunday, January 23rd, 2022

The Lions will have to eat a good chunk of his $23.2 million cap hit in 2022 — primarily the remnants of a $28 million signing bonus — but Flowers' release will offer a little more than $10 million in cap space his offseason (and $23.6 million off the books in 2023). Other releases that could create more than $2 million in additional space belong to guard Halapoulivaati Vaitai, running back Jamaal Williams and defensive back Will Harris.