Posts Tagged ‘Detroit Lions’

5 Qs: How eager are the Chargers to trade up with the Lions?

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

That would likely cost their 2020 second-round pick, among others, but I think the roster is built to withstand a move like that. The second-round pick would likely be used on an offensive tackle. If the Chargers are confident enough in Trey Pipkins, whom they drafted in the third last year, than they could feel just fine losing that pick to grab their quarterback of the future.

Detroit Lions OL Oday Aboushi got out of New York City just in time

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

The Detroit Lions guard had been outside a few days earlier, taking groceries to his parents on Staten Island and dropping supplies to some of his brothers and sisters in the area, including protective gear for his younger brother Haytham, who is working the COVID-19 shift at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, where he is a second-year resident.

Mizzou Memories: 2007 Border War

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

No games will be played, by Missouri or anyone else, until at least next fall. In this series, Mitchell Forde is going to bring a fresh perspective to iconic Missouri games. Today, he turns his attention from the hardwood to the gridiron, and the natural starting point there is Missouri's 2007 win over Kansas.

Lions powering Empowerment Plan’s pivot to medical supply production

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Let me find out,'" Patricia said. The Lions have been partnered with the Empowerment Plan since 2016, already funding their mission as part of the team's "Detroit Lions Inspire Change" social justice initiative. And each year, the team sends its entire rookie class to the nonprofit's production plant in Detroit as part of teaching the newcomers about the community.

New Eagles cornerback Darius Slay wants the pressure on him

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

New Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Darius Slay welcomes the opportunity to cover the opponent’s best receiver. “I love the challenge,” Slay said in a conference call Thursday. The Eagles traded a third-round pick (No. 85 overall) and a fifth-round pick (No. 166) to the Lions to get Slay two weeks ago.

Titans’ Henry signs tender, works toward new deal

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Titans running back Derrick Henry has signed a franchise tender that puts him under contract for the 2020 season as Tennessee works toward reaching a long-term deal with the 2019 NFL rushing leader. Team officials announced Thursday that Henry had signed the tender. The Titans gave him a franchise tag March 16, a move that means he will be paid $10.2 million in the 2020 season unless they sign him to a long-term deal by July 15.

Notes: Matthew Stafford ‘happy to have’ Chase Daniel on team

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

A few weeks ago, the Detroit Lions signed backup quarterback Chase Daniel to a three-year deal. During his introductory teleconference with the Lions media, Daniel spoke of his shared history with starting quarterback Matthew Stafford—who grew up just miles apart from him in the Dallas, Texas area. He’s) one of the better stars to come out of—if not the best star—to come out of Highland Park High School, and my family lived there, in Highland Park, for the last eight years before we moved out to...

Detroit Lions add cornerback Darryl Roberts, another player with Patriots ties

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Detroit Lions add cornerback Darryl Roberts, another player with Patriots ties It shouldn't preclude them from taking a cornerback high in this month's NFL draft, but the Detroit Lions added more help for their secondary Thursday, agreeing to a one-year deal with defensive back Darryl Roberts. Roberts, who started 10 games for New York Jets last season, including four at safety, is the third cornerback the Lions have signed this offseason.

Rogers: Julian Edelman-to-Lions rumor doesn’t make much sense

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Twitter started buzzing about wide receiver Julian Edelman joining the Detroit Lions on Wednesday after Bill Simmons casually mentioned the possibility during an interview with Fox Sports radio host Colin Cowherd. While discussing the future of the New England Patriots, following the departure of quarterback Tom Brady in free agency, Cowherd pitched a hypothesis that the team is stockpiling draft picks to make a bold trade up the board for draft Brady’s replacement in 2021.

Ex-Lions LB Chris Spielman auctioning sports memorabilia to raise funds for COVID-19 relief

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Chris Spielman worked hard to earn his 1984 Big Ten championship ring at Ohio State, that All-Madden jacket and those NFL game-worn jerseys. Still, nostalgia isn’t stopping the former standout Detroit Lions linebacker from auctioning his most prized pieces of sports memorabilia to support those impacted by the coronavirus. I think that there are certain times in life when you’re called to serve and help, and this is one of those times,” Spielman told The Athletic earlier this week.