- After spending just five games with the Detroit Lions in 2017, defensive end Dwight Freeney is retiring. He’ll sign a one-day contract with the team that drafted him, the Indianapolis Colts, then announce his retirement this week:
- The Lions had a small roster move on Thursday, cutting cornerback Adairius Barnes just one day after signing Raysean Pringle.
- Lions general manager Bob Quinn held a pre-draft press conference on Thursday. As expected, he said a whole lot without saying much of anything at all. Either way, you can watch the entire thing here:
Watch LIVE as Bob Quinn holds his pre-draft press conference
Watch LIVE as Bob Quinn holds his pre-draft press conferencePosted by Detroit Lions on Thursday, April 19, 2018
- Dave Birkett’s 2018 NFL Draft preview has moved onto the tight ends, where the Lions have a pretty clear need.
- The Lions are marketing to our friends to the north, thanks to the signing of Ontario-native Luke Willson:
- The Lions need a pass rusher, that’s no secret. The Detroit News breaks down some edge rushing candidates for the Lions in this year’s draft.
- We all know the Lions haven’t had a 100-yard rusher in a game since 2013. But PFF put it in graphical form and compared it to the rest of the league.
The Lions' last hundred-yard rusher: Reggie Bush, Thanksgiving Day, 2013. Can LeGarrette Blount end the streak? pic.twitter.com/SNpWG1YSvh— PFF Fantasy Football (@PFF_Fantasy) April 19, 2018
- This is going to be a fun Lions GIF to use in the future: