Posts Tagged ‘Detroit Lions’

Kyle Van Noy gives hilarious take on 2016 trade from Lions to Patriots

Sunday, February 17th, 2019

Kyle Van Noy gives hilarious take on 2016 trade from Lions to Patriots originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Kyle Van Noy is an honest guy who's not afraid to say or tweet how he feels about a particular person or topic, and the 2016 trade that sent him from the Detroit Lions to the New England Patriots is no exception. The Patriots linebacker recently appeared as a guest on the "Pardon My Take" podcast, and he had a funny description of the trade between the Patriots and Lions that changed his career forever. "I'm going to repeat what my friend said so I don't get in trouble," Van Noy said.

Patriots’ Kyle Van Noy: Rams only ran one new play in Super Bowl

Friday, February 15th, 2019

The Patriots' linebacker says the Rams didn't do anything unexpected.

Lions release Glover Quin, Bruce Ellington, Nicholas Grigsby

Friday, February 15th, 2019

The Detroit Lions have released Glover Quin, cutting ties with the 33-year-old safety who had one year left on his contract . Detroit also released wide receiver Bruce Ellington and linebacker Nicholas Grigsby on Friday. Quin started every game last season for the ninth straight year.

Lions not ruling out selecting QB with pick eight, says GM

Monday, February 11th, 2019

The Detroit Lions are open to picking a quarterback in the first round of the NFL Draft. The Lions hold the number eight selection in the draft and general manager Bob Quinn said Monday the team are not ruling out selecting a signal caller, despite having veteran Matthew Stafford on their roster. "In previous years, at least my last couple years here, we've drafted anywhere from 16 to 22, I believe," Quinn said, via The Detroit News.

Lions would love to see the Raiders on Hard Knocks so they don’t have to be

Monday, February 11th, 2019

Matt Patricia never had to appear on Hard Knocks during his 14 years with the New England Patriots and he has no desire to start now. The Detroit Lions are one of five teams across the NFL that can be compelled to appear on the annual HBO training camp series due to the fact they haven't done the show in the last 10 years, haven't been to the playoffs in the last two years, and don't have a new head coach. The Lions can't say no to the series if they were ultimately asked to appear.

Duron Harmon: Brian Flores is ‘a tremendous leader’

Saturday, February 9th, 2019

Duron Harmon: Brian Flores is 'a tremendous leader' originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com When Matt Patricia left to become head coach of the Detroit Lions, there were some concerns about how the defense would be affected in the 2018-19 season. Those concerns were ultimately fruitless; while this year's defense looked shaky at times during the regular season, they came together and played like an elite unit when the playoffs rolled around. Rams assistant: Brady is 'a f****** pretty boy' Plenty of credit rightfully goes to the genius of Bill Belichick, but if you ask players like Duron Harmon, Brian Flores' impact in his first year as de-facto defensive coordinator cannot be understated.

Everything the Lions touch dies: Former OC Jim Bob Cooter settles for job coaching Jets RBs

Friday, February 8th, 2019

It's one of the craziest bits of trivia in the NFL: Over the past 60 years, no Detroit Lions head coach has ever gotten another NFL head coaching job after being fired by the Lions. The Lions have killed plenty of coaching careers, and Jim Bob Cooter is the latest to have to move beyond what happened in Detroit. Cooter, once a hot candidate within NFL circles as Lions offensive coordinator, parted ways with the Lions after a disappointing season and is going to have to work his way back up the ladder.

No reputation remake for Suh in Los Angeles

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Ndamukong Suh says he has not gone about trying to remake his reputation in his first and perhaps only season with the Los Angeles Rams. The mammoth defensive tackle and three-time All-Pro was notorious for racking up fines and suspensions that cost him over $400,000 in his first five seasons, all with the Detroit Lions. The second overall draft choice in 2010, Suh was fined more than $20,054 for a horse-collar tackle early last month in his return to Detroit.

Monday Sports in Brief

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

The five-time All-Star has told the Pelicans that he wants to be traded to a championship-contending team and will not sign an extension with New Orleans, agent Rich Paul told The Associated Press on Monday. It is a move that will resonate around the league, one that will have most - if not all - teams trying to see how they can put together a package good enough for the Pelicans to send Davis their way. BOSTON (AP) -- Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie had surgery Monday to fix torn ligaments in his right thumb.

Finally, Ndamukong Suh is on Super stage befitting of his talent and hefty contracts

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

A few months later he entered the NFL as the No. 2 overall draft pick of the Detroit Lions (St. Louis took quarterback Sam Bradford first) and signed a five-year, $68 million contract. Ndamukong Suh opened up about his failures in Miami and Detroit. Suh was always a heck of a player, a three-time All-Pro and someone offenses needed to attend to on every snap.