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Lions rookie QB Hendon Hooker reacts to 1st NFL practice: ‘It was a blast’

Detroit Lions’ third-round pick Hendon Hooker had his first NFL practice on Wednesday and described his excitement and eagerness to get out there.

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Injury report: Jonah Jackson returns, Alex Anzalone absent Wednesday

Checking in on the Detroit Lions' Week 13 injury report, as they prepare to take on the New Orleans Saints.

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Detroit Lions rookie QB Hendon Hooker practices for first time

Detroit Lions third-round rookie quarterback Hendon Hooker practiced for the first time on Wednesday, starting his 21-day evaluation clock.

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Detroit Lions bring back WR Tom Kennedy, waive rookie receiver

Detroit Lions WR Tom Kennedy has signed back to the practice squad, while rookie WR Dylan Drummond is out.

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Open thread: Which injured player are the Detroit Lions missing the most?

The Lions have lost a lot of key pieces since the start of the season.

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Mailbag: Who’s to blame for the Detroit Lions’ defensive struggles?

Jeremy and Erik break down everything that has gone wrong with the Detroit Lions defense over the past month or so.

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The mustache is coming back and there’s even more prizes and humiliations this year.

Notes: Lions players dominate ESPN’s All-Youngster roster

Detroit Lions players made up 18% of ESPN’s list of the best NFL players under 24 years old.

Lions film breakdown: Examining pass rush, secondary issues vs. the Packers

Breaking down the All-22 Film of the Lions’ defense in their Week 12 loss to the Packers.

Scouting report: Saints are challenging road test for Lions

The Saints host the Lions in a tough matchup for both teams with close division standings.

Survey: What is the most likely outcome for the Lions vs. Saints?

Checking in with Detroit Lions fans in our latest SB Nation Reacts survey about their Week 13 matchup against the New Orleans Saints.

NFL playoff odds: Despite rocky week, Detroit Lions still in stellar position

Despite the Thanksgiving loss, the Detroit Lions’ postseason odds remain relatively unchanged, and the outlook is very promising.

Power Rankings: Lions drop following loss, still universally in top 8

Checking in on where the Detroit Lions stand in the national rankings heading into Week 13 of the NFL season.

Notes: Impact of 2024 NFL Draft could rival when Detroit hosted Super Bowl

City officials are working to ensure the 2024 NFL Draft events are connected to downtown Detroit as much as possible.

Dan Campbell embracing opportunity to prove doom-and-gloomers wrong

There’s a lot of doom-and-gloom surround the Detroit Lions, but coach Dan Campbell loves the opportunity ahead of this team.

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Open thread: What do you want to see from the Lions against the Saints?

Other than just winning, what would you like to see from the Lions against the Saints in Week 13?

NFC Playoff picture update: Detroit Lions get big help from Chicago Bears

An updated look at the NFC playoff picture through Week 12, and where the Detroit Lions stand.

‘Monday Night Football’ Week 12 expert picks: Bears at Vikings

POD staff picks for the "Monday Night Football" matchup between the Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings.

Lions rookie QB Hendon Hooker could practice this week

The Detroit Lions decision to activate Hendon Hooker from NFI could come as soon as this week.

Dan Campbell names 2 Lions starters who could miss Saints game

Two Detroit Lions starters could miss this Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints.

Former Lions positional coach fired by Panthers

Former Detroit Lions running backs coach/assistant head coach Duce Staley was fired from the same position with the Carolina Panthers on Monday.

Examining the Detroit Lions’ flaws: What’s fixable, how to fix it

We discuss the biggest issues facing the Detroit Lions right now, and debate which are fixable and how to fix them.

Panthers fire Frank Reich: Could they target Ben Johnson again?

The Carolina Panthers have fired yet another head coach and the early speculation is that they could make another run at Detroit Lions OC Ben Johnson.

Week 13 opening odds: Lions road favorites over Saints

Opening odds for the Detroit Lions’ Week 13 game against the New Orleans Saints in Louisiana.

Open thread: Are you more concerned about the Lions offense or defense?

The Detroit Lions have not been in top form of late. Which side of the ball needs a greater wakeup call?

‘Sunday Night Football’ 2nd half open thread: Ravens at Chargers

The Baltimore Ravens and Los Angeles Chargers feature two elite offenses, but tonight’s tilt could come down to which defense steps up.

Detroit Lions NFL Week 12 live chat, open thread

Come hang out with fellow Detroit Lions fans during the Week 12 slate of NFL games on Sunday.

Open thread: What will the Detroit Lions’ final record be in 2023?

After two uninspiring performances, the Detroit Lions are reeling. But with an 8-3 record, they’re still in a good position to make the postseason. What will their final record be?

Week 12 rooting guide: How Lions playoff odds can bounce back

A look at the best possible Week 12 outcomes for the Detroit Lions’ playoff odds and NFC North chances.

Jared Goff’s ball security is officially an issue... again

A look at a couple advanced statistics from the Detroit Lions’ Thanksgiving Day loss to the Green Bay Packers in Week 12.

Notes: Lions GM Brad Holmes attends Michigan, Ohio State game

Detroit Lions general manager Brad Holmes was on hand for Michigan’s big win over Ohio State.

LIVE WATCH PARTY: Barry Sanders documentary ‘Bye Bye Barry’

We’re holding a live watch party of the Barry Sanders documentary "Bye Bye Barry" on Sunday morning. Here’s how to watch .

Lions WR Amon-Ra St. Brown responds to receiving biggest fine of the week

Detroit Lions WR Amon-Ra St. Brown was fined a HUGE amount for a block against Chicago Bears safety

Detroit Lions Week 12 snap counts: Jahmyr Gibbs is taking over

Detroit Lions rookie running back Jahmyr Gibbs continues to see a huge share of snaps, even if he is not technically the team’s starter.

Lions draft watch: Top prospects from Ohio State at Michigan

Exploring several of the top potential NFL 2024 draft prospects to watch this Saturday.

NFL playoff odds: Impact of Detroit Lions’ Thanksgiving loss

The Detroit Lions picked up a bad loss on Thanksgiving. Let’s look at how that impacted the NFC Playoff Picture and odds.

NFL Week 12 expert picks/predictions: Moneyline, spread, over/under

The POD staff make their predictions for the 2023 NFL Week 12 slate of games.

Lions vs. Packers stock report: 3 risers, 6 fallers after Thanksgiving letdown

The Detroit Lions are in bear market territory following their collapse against the Packers.

Open thread: What is your biggest concern with the Lions going forward?

After the loss to the Packers on Thanksgiving, the Lions have six regular season games left before the playoffs begin. What is your biggest concern as they approach the home stretch?

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Lions Week 12 report card, grades: Packers dominate Detroit in trenches

The Detroit Lions’ loss to the Green Bay Packers was a team effort, but they were also physically dominated on both lines. More in our weekly positional grades.

Thanksgiving night open thread: 49ers at Seahawks

Thanksgiving Day is closed out with a battle of two NFC West teams with eyes on the playoffs.


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