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Jameson Williams ready for 2023 debut after ‘two-a-days’ during suspension

Detroit Lions WR Jameson Williams spent his time doing a "two-a-day" home regimen. Now that his suspension is lifted, he thinks he’s ready to make an impact in 2023.

Dan Campbell delivers another iconic quote as Lions take control of NFC North

Detroit Lions Dan Campbell is a fountain of inspiration and continues to deliver with iconic quotes.

Detroit Lions blowout win caused fiery post-game presser for Packers coach

Not quite "Do me a favor, just kinda sit up, just like, have a little respect for the process," but it’s in that range.

Lions LB Jack Campbell feeling ‘fantastic’ in new pass-rushing role

The Detroit Lions handed Jack Campbell a new role against the Atlanta Falcons, and the rookie linebacker is thrilled to learn how to set the edge and rush the passer.

Lions LT Taylor Decker ‘confident’ he can play Thursday vs. Packers

Despite a high ankle sprain and a bone bruise, Detroit Lions left tackle Taylor Decker sounds like he’s expecting to play vs. the Packers.

Campbell clarifies what Jameson Williams can do at midway point of suspension

Detroit Lions receiver Jameson Williams has returned from his suspension, but he’s still prohibited to do many things.

Lions’ Sam LaPorta breaks several rookie tight end records

Detroit Lions rookie tight end Sam LaPorta has done things that no NFL tight end has ever done.

Brian Branch responds to penalized hit on Bijan Robinson: ‘F- it... I’ll take the flag’

Detroit Lions rookie defensive back Brian Branch wasn’t sweating the flag after he destroyed Bijan Robinson.

Jahmyr Gibbs ‘can do anything’ for Lions’ short-handed RB room

Detroit Lions rookie running back Jahmyr Gibbs could be in for a big role on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons with David Montgomery likely to miss the game.

Lions safety Tracy Walker ready to ‘fly around’ on near-anniversary of Achilles tear

Tracy Walker will start his first football game in 364 days this week against the Atlanta Falcons. He believes he’s a mentally and physically stronger person since the Achilles tear that robbed him of his 2022 season.

Lions hopeful C.J. Gardner-Johnson, James Houston can return in 2023

Despite serious injuries and trips to injured reserve, the Detroit Lions are hopeful both C.J. Gardner-Johnson and James Houston may return before the 2023 season is over.

Dan Campbell gives 4 reasons for Detroit Lions’ pass rushing woes

The Detroit Lions have just one sack over the first two games, and coach Dan Campbell thinks the failure of pass rush stems from several issues.

Lions DC Aaron Glenn hoping to remove bad taste from previous Seahawks matchups

Against Aaron Glenn’s defense, the Seattle Seahawks have scored 99 points in two games. The Detroit Lions defensive coordinator is hungry to rectify that on Sunday.

Brian Branch describes ‘dream come true’ interception of Patrick Mahomes

Detroit Lions rookie DB Brian Branch described how he picked off Patrick Mahomes and just how big it was for him.

How new Lions medical staff helped Frank Ragnow ‘see the light’ with toe injury

Frank Ragnow’s toe injury is considered "chronic" but the Detroit Lions center credited two new hires in the medical staff for making him feel "a lot better."

Campbell expects Ford Field to be louder than Arrowhead Sunday

Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell believes Ford Field will be loudest it’s ever been in the team’s home opener vs. the Seattle Seahawks.

Dan Campbell promises increased role for RB Jahmyr Gibbs coming

Detroit Lions rookie RB Jahmyr Gibbs played in just 19 snaps against the Chiefs. But that was part of the plan, and Gibbs’ role is expected to increase quickly.

Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell dropped the mic after win over Chiefs

Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell had one of the best answers to a post-game press conference after the team’s big win over the Kansas City Chiefs.

Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell explains Isaiah Buggs benching

Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell addressed the media on Tuesday and elaborated on the decision to bench defensive tackle Isaiah Buggs.

Levi Onwuzurike pens article detailing back surgery, long rehab process

Detroit Lions third-year defensive tackle Levi Onwuzurike described the exact surgery he had on his back, and the long journey in making his way back to the field.

Isaiah Buggs reveals he won’t play vs. Chiefs, plans to use benching as motivation

Despite being a starter and important piece to the defense last year, Detroit Lions DT Isaiah Buggs has been told he’s not playing vs. the Kansas City Chiefs.

No one inside the Lions’ organization is surprised by Brian Branch’s ascension

Rookie cornerback Brian Branch unseated two veterans from their initial positions, and no one inside the Detroit Lions organization is surprised.

Lions’ ‘intentional’ roster construction has built a true contender

It’s taken three offseasons but the Detroit Lions front office and coaching staff have constructed a roster built for sustained success.

3 Detroit Lions position battles remain a mystery headed into Week 1

The Detroit Lions only had a few true starting jobs up for grabs in training camp. Entering Week 1, the results of 3 jobs are still unknown.

Don’t forget about Charles Harris

Detroit Lions EDGE Charles Harris has had a quiet offseason and missed most of 2022. But Lions coaches know he’s an integral part of their defense in 2023.

Lions DC Aaron Glenn outlines strengths of deep linebacker room

The Detroit Lions are at least five starting-capable linebackers deep. Defensive coordinator Aaron Glenn ran down the strengths of each.

Lions OC Ben Johnson says NFL referee pitched him a play

Chiefs coach Andy Reid is getting plays from janitors. And Lions offensive coordinator Ben Johnson is getting pitches from NFL refs. What is going on?

7 takeaways from Lions GM Brad Holmes’ post-roster cuts presser

A look at the biggest notes and takeaways from Detroit Lions GM Brad Holmes’ 2023 post-cuts press conference.

Brad Holmes denies direct interest in QB Trey Lance

Detroit Lions general manager Brad Holmes refuted a report that he contacted the 49ers about a possible trade for QB Trey Lance.

Why rookie LB Jack Campbell played into 2nd half vs. Jaguars

The Detroit Lions rested a ton of starters and even a few rookies vs. the Jaguars. Dan Campbell explained why he made an exception for rookie LB Jack Campbell.

Detroit Lions backup offensive tackle competition ‘very much open’

Germain Ifedi and Matt Nelson are locked in a training camp battle for the backup offensive tackle job.

WATCH: Detroit Lions GM Brad Holmes gushes over Brian Branch’s preseason

Detroit Lions general manager Brad Holmes couldn’t contain his excitement for second-round rookie Brian Branch during the team’s preseason game alternate broadcast.

Teddy Bridgewater excited to mentor, challenge Jameson Williams, others

Teddy Bridgewater talked to the media following his practice debut in Detroit and he discussed his role, including mentoring the Lions young talent.

Dan Campbell explains why USFL, XFL are ‘invaluable’ to NFL teams

The re-emergence of spring leagues like the XFL and USFL are huge resources for the NFL. Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell explains why.

Dan Campbell says Lions fans are ‘wind underneath my freakin’ wings’

Dan Campbell doesn’t feel any added pressure to his job now that Detroit Lions fans are heading into 2023 with high expectations. In fact, he’s inspired by it.

One Lions undrafted rookie WR is ‘doing everything right,’ per Dan Campbell

Detroit Lions rookie receiver Dylan Drummond, undrafted out of Eastern Michigan, has made a big impression on Dan Campbell during training camp.


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