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NFL Notes: Ndamukong Suh, Bengals, Bills, Buccaneers, & Jets

Ndamukong Suh Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk writes that if the Lions are serious about signing free agent DT Ndamukong Suh to a long-term contract, they should not apply their franchise tag to him. As Florio mentions, tagging Suh would cost them $26.8 million for 2015 season, and that figure would grow to $32.16 million in ... The post NFL Notes: Ndamukong Suh, Bengals, Bills...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

2015 Draft: Four things the Detroit Lions need

Credit: Mike Loyko With the NFL draft coming up, the Detroit Lions are looking at all different types of position players to fill needs for their team. Despite the fact they just released Reggie Bush, the Lions don’t need to spend their first round pick on a running back. The Lions also have free agency to fill some of these needs but it all depends on what happens. Overall, I...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: 13 unrestricted free agents

NFL unrestricted free agents - 2015 league year and free agency begins March 10 (4 PM ET) An unrestricted free agent (a player who has completed four or more accrued seasons) may sign with any team without any compensation owed to his old team through the first scheduled day of training camp in late July.  At that point, if his old team makes a tender offer by June 1st ...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Detroit Lions can’t let this d-lineman slip away in free agency

In a league where the rules are heavily tilted in the favor of the offense, there aren’t a lot of ways for the defense to fight back. All too often, their role in a game is to slow down the bleeding, not stop it. Dominating on that side of the ball has become more and more rare. But that doesn’t mean it can’t happen. In fact, we’ve seen a few examples in recent years where...
Via cover32 - Lions
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Top 5 Draft Needs: Running Backs

The 2015 NFL Draft is rapidly approaching and the Detroit Lions are going to have to make some tough decisions concerning the future of the team. Although the Lions don’t have a top 5 first round pick like they have in many years before, this is still an extremely important draft. After losing in the first round of the playoffs this past season, it will be crucial to add the talent...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lions re-sign long snapper to 1-year deal

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have re-signed long snapper Don Muhlbach to a one-year contract. The Lions announced the deal Friday. Muhlbach has spent the past 11 seasons with the Lions. He was named to the NFC Pro Bowl team following the 2012 season. Last year, he played his 150th game with Detroit. He's now played 164, which is tied for 13th on the team's career list...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Reggie Bush says he won't quit football

By Rachel Wold. Just a day after the Detroit Lions released running back Reggie Bush, he was spotted out at Madeo in Beverly Hills where TMZ Sports reporters caught up with him and asked him a few questions. Looking quite sharp and in a fair mood, Bush answered with a resounding “no” when asked if he was retiring from the game. Bush, who is about to turn the big 30 next...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lions re-sign veteran long snapper Don Muhlbach

The Detroit Lions' Mr. Reliable, longer snapper Don Muhlbach, is returning for his 12th NFL season. The Lions announced Friday that they have re-signed Muhlbach, 33, to a one-year contract. Muhlbach, a Pro Bowler in 2013, has played in 164 games with the Lions, tied for 13th-most in team history. His consistently accurate snaps are a big plus for the Lions' special-teams units.
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Lions re-sign Long Snapper Don Muhlbach to a 1-year deal.

The Lions have elected to keep the band together, re-signing Long Snapper Don Muhlbach to a 1-year deal. His contract will be for around one million dollars according to DetroitLions.com’s Tim Twentyman. His work will likely go without major recognition in 2015 as does most long snappers. The average fan will only know his name if he blows a game with a bad snap. Muhlbach is a...
Via The Majors Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Female Friday: Check out this cute blonde Detroit Lions fan we found on Twitter

#Lions @JuliaEFG pic.twitter.com/ZgErK0ci23 — Sexy NFL Fans (@SexyNFLFan) February 27, 2015 AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten teams that should trade for Adrian Peterson Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen in the NFL as March rolls in You may also be interested in: Female Friday: Check out this cute blonde Detroit Lions fan we found on Twitter Should the Detroit...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Detroit Lions consider an offensive lineman in free agency?

It’s a tough position to evaluate. There aren’t a lot of stats to help with the cause. Styles of play can sometimes skew opinions. And the difference between a win and a loss on any given play isn’t always black and white. But what is clear is that it’s a vital position. Whether a team is run-first or pass-happy, the ability to control the line of scrimmage is the key to...
Via cover32 - Lions
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Lions should let Ndamukong Suh walk

The Detroit Lions are reportedly pulling out all the stops to keep superstar defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh in Motown. They should relent and allow him to leave via free agency. If Suh is not given the franchise tag by March 2 or signed by March 10, he will become a free agent. It would be nothing short of salary cap suicide to tag Suh, considering his number would be an outrageous...
Via This Given Sunday
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Bush out in Detroit after disappointing 2014

When running back Reggie Bush joined the Detroit Lions in 2013, he made the most of it with a career-high 1,512 yards from scrimmage. Fast forward to his injury-plagued 2014 season with a mere 297 rushing yards on 76 attempts, the Lions understandably decided to free up his $3.25 million 2015 salary. Per Rotoworld, 'The Lions will use the $1.7 million they save by cutting...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Potential Landing Spots for Reggie Bush

Now that the Detroit Lions have officially released running back Reggie Bush, he is free to sign with any team. It’s going to be interesting to see which teams show interest in a soon-to-be 30-year-old running back with injury issues. A lack of interest in him as a franchise running back shouldn’t lead us to believe that there won’t be a market for his services. Coming off...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lions release Reggie Bush

The hits keep coming for the 2006 NFL draft class. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Detroit Lions have released veteran running back Reggie Bush. This can’t be seen as much of a surprise considering he was set to count $5.3 million against the cap in 2015 and only put up 297 rushing yards in 11 games this past season. With Bush now entering the open market, it’s likely...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Bush cut by Lions

The Detroit Lions have released running back Reggie Bush, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Bush, a former Heisman Trophy winner, spent the last two seasons with the Lions after spending two with the Miami Dolphins and the first five of his NFL career with the New Orleans Saints. The 29-year-old has struggled to remain healthy...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions mock draft: 5-round predictions

The NFL scouting combine came to an end this Monday with the typical conclusions being drawn about where every player now stands in the draft. For the Detroit Lions, here is their first mock draft of the 2015 season. Round 1: DT Michael Bennett (23rd overall), Ohio State University It’s no surprise the Lions defense are going to want to draft a defensive lineman in the first...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Interested In Re-Signing Nick Fairley After “Very Positive” Meeting

Josina Anderson of ESPN reports that the Detroit Lions met with the representatives for free agent DT Nick Fairley at the Combine this week. According to Anderson, the Lions expressed interest in re-signing Fairly, and the meeting was characterized as being “very positive” overall. Fairly recently mentioned that he’s loves Detroit and is hoping to be back with them next...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions 2015 NFL Off-Season Preview

Positions of Need Defensive Tackle Defensive tackle has been a strength for the Lions for years, but all three of their top defensive tackles, Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley, and CJ Mosley, are free agents this off-season. Mosley is the most likely to re-sign and will be the cheapest, but he’s going into his age 32 season. The Lions will find it borderline impossible to bring back...
Via The Football Fan Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rugby star Jarryd Hayne to sign with the Lions this week

According to the Daily Telegraph 27-year old rugby star Jarryd Hayne will reportedly sign with the Detroit Lions this week putting to end weeks of speculation in Australia. Furthermore according to the Telegraph Hayne garnered interest from the 49ers and Seahawks but ultimately chose the Lions because of their ‘proven track record of developing players’…. There was interest...
Via The Majors Detroit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions GM 'very optimistic' about re-signing Suh

Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said on Wednesday that he believes the team will be able to re-sign Ndamukong Suh before the superstar standout defensive tackle hits the free agent market. Speaking at the NFL Scouting Combine, Mayhew, who previously stated that the Lions would consider using the franchise tag on Suh — which...Read More The post Lions GM Martin Mayhew...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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