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Free agent profile: Why Lions don’t need to bring back Zach Ertz

Tight end Zach Ertz quick stay in Detroit should be short as he looks for new team in 2024.

Former Lions QB David Blough joins Washington Commanders coaching staff

Former Detroit Lions quarterback David Blough has accepted a coaching position with the Washington Commanders.

Free agent profile: Peoples-Jones’ return tough decision for Lions front office

Donovan Peoples-Jones low production in 2023 leaves it up in the air on what the Detroit Lions should do with him in 2024.

Free agent profile: Why Lions need a new kicker, should let Badgley walk

Kicker Michael Badgley had his chance, but his time in Detroit is up in 2024.

Detroit Lions sign 2023 CFL defensive player of the year Mathieu Betts

The Detroit Lions have signed Mathieu Betts, a pass rusher who was the CFL’s Most Outstanding Defensive Player.

Lions free agent profile: Why Detroit must let Halapoulivaati Vaitai go

Offensive Lineman Halapoulivaati Vaitai has to be left off the Detroit Lions roster in 2024.

Full list of the 2024 Detroit Lions free agents

Breaking down all 39 Detroit Lions UFA, RFA, and ERFA free agents for the 2024 offseason.

Teddy Bridgewater officially hired as Florida high school head coach

The former Detroit Lions quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has transitioned to the next phase in his professional career.

Update: Detroit Lions sign 12 players to futures contracts

The Detroit Lions are starting to build their 90-roster for the offseason by keeping some homegrown talent in Allen Park.

Lions TE Zach Ertz’s status unclear for NFC Championship game vs. 49ers

The Detroit Lions added Pro Bowl tight end Zach Ertz to the practice squad, but it’s uncertain if he’ll play against the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game.

Report: Detroit Lions signing Pro Bowl tight end amidst injuries

With Brock Wright suffering an injury and James Mitchell already on IR, the Lions are adding to their tight end room.

Lions EDGE James Houston activated from injured reserve, could play vs. Bucs

The Detroit Lions have activated pass-rushing specialist James Houston from injured reserve, making him eligible to play Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

NFL postseason roster rules Detroit Lions fans should know

The NFL rules has slightly different rules for postseason rosters and we break down which ones Detroit Lions fans should be aware of.

Lions activate C.J. Gardner-Johnson, Alim McNeill; add 2 from practice squad

The Detroit Lions are activating two defenders to the 53-man roster, while also elevating another two players from the practice squad for Week 18.

EDGE Bruce Irvin cut from Detroit Lions practice squad

The Detroit Lions are parting ways with veteran defensive end Bruce Irvin, according to the player’s Twitter account.

NFL playoff roster rule will have big impact on Detroit Lions

A roster rule only for the playoffs will have a big impact on how the Detroit Lions manage their practice squad and 53-man roster.

Detroit Lions re-sign FB Jason Cabinda to practice squad

The Detroit Lions re-signed fullback Jason Cabinda to the practice squad.

Detroit Lions DT Isaiah Buggs bids farewell after being cut

Lions defensive tackle Isaiah Buggs posted a farewell to Detroit on X Tuesday morning.

Detroit Lions still have open roster spot after flurry of moves

The Detroit Lions made several moves on Friday, including waiving Jason Cabinda less than a day after activating him from injured reserve.

Detroit Lions cut 2 players, activate Jason Cabinda

The Detroit Lions are reportedly waiving CB Chase Lucas to make a roster spot, but they’re hoping to get him back on the practice squad.

Detroit Lions elevate kicker, tight end for Vikings game

The Detroit Lions are elevating kicker Michael Badgley and tight end Anthony Firkser for Week 16 vs. the Minnesota Vikings.

Lions reportedly signing new cornerback to practice squad

The Detroit Lions are signing Craig James to their practice squad, potentially to help replace an injured Jerry Jacobs on special teams.

Detroit Lions host star CFL pass rusher, 2 cornerbacks for visit

The Detroit Lions worked out CFL Defensive Player of the Year and a pair of cornerbacks this week.

Detroit Lions elevate Bruce Irvin and a kicker for Broncos game

Bruce Irvin will be active vs. the Broncos, and the Detroit Lions appear to be making a change at kicker.

DT poached from Lions practice squad

The Detroit Lions lost Quinton Bohanna to the Tennessee Titans, re-sign DT Chris Smith to the practice squad.

Detroit Lions elevate OL from practice squad, NOT Bruce Irvin

Surprisingly, the Detroit Lions are only elevating an offensive linemen for the Chicago Bears game. That means no Bruce Irvin nor Quinton Bohanna.

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.

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.

Detroit Lions promote 2 players from practice squad for Bears game

The Detroit Lions have promoted two practice squad players for their Week 11 game against the Chicago Bears.

Detroit Lions place Halapoulivaati Vaitai on IR, sign 2 to practice squad

Detroit Lions veteran guard Halapoulivaati Vaitai has been placed on IR, and it looks like his season could be over.

Sneak peek: Pride of Detroit Direct’s bye week grades from Jon Ledyard

Midseason grades for the Detroit Lions position groups

Dan Campbell explains why Lions signed Trevor Nowaske from practice squad

The Detroit Lions made a somewhat surprising move last week, signing a seventh LB to the 53-man roster. Coach Dan Campbell explained why on Monday.

Jason Cabinda now eligible to return to Detroit Lions active roster

Checking in on the players eligible to return from the Detroit Lions injury lists in Week 10.

Sneak peek: Pride of Detroit Direct’s bye week subscriber mailbag

We’re giving Pride of Detroit readers a look behind the curtain of Pride of Detroit Direct.

Lions cut RB Devine Ozigbo, add LB to 53-man roster

By cutting RB Devine Ozigbo, the Detroit Lions seem to be signaling the health of David Montgomery.

Why the Detroit Lions are NFL power players in 2023

It took patience through a rebuild, but the Lions are reaping the rewards this season.


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