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Falcons sign LB Nick Kwiatkoski, add WR Geronimo Allison

May. 16, 2022 16:07 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons signed inside linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski to a one-year contract Monday, and also added receiver Geronimo Allison to the roster. Kwiatkoski has played in 77 career games with 34 starts in six seasons with the Chicago Bears and Las Vegas...

Lions sign DE Aidan Hutchinson to $35.7 million, 4-year deal

May. 13, 2022 17:27 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions signed defensive end Aidan Hutchinson to a $35.7 million, four-year contract with a team option for a fifth season on Friday. Hutchinson's fully guaranteed deal includes a $23.15 million signing bonus, according to his agent, Mike...

Rams to host Bills to open NFL season; Broncos at Seattle

May. 12, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

To the Super Bowl winner goes the spoils of opening the entire schedule at home. So the Los Angeles Rams will host the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night, Sept. 8, to begin the 2022 season. It's a juicy matchup of the team generally considered the title favorite by...

Lions use six of eight draft picks for defensive rebuild

Apr. 30, 2022 22:05 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions continued to make big investments on defense in the NFL draft and are hoping that they result in immediate rewards to a franchise that has struggled in recent seasons. “We definitely felt like we got better as an organization this...

Detroit adds Kentucky's Josh Paschal, Illinois' Kerby Joseph

Apr. 29, 2022 23:30 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have turned a weakness into a potential strength. The Lions selected Kentucky defensive end Josh Paschal in the second round Friday night, taking a second pass-rushing talent and cancer survivor early in the NFL draft. ...

Lions take Hutchinson at No. 2, trade up to take Williams

Apr. 29, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Aidan Hutchinson surprised his mother with a gift on draft day and then the Detroit Lions made his wish come true. The Lions grabbed the talented Michigan defensive end with the No. 2 pick in the NFL draft Thursday night, barely using its allotted five...

Lions exercise 5th-year option on tight end T.J. Hockenson

Apr. 26, 2022 19:31 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have exercised their fifth-year option on tight end T.J. Hockenson, the team announced Tuesday. A first-round pick in 2019 out of Iowa, Hockenson has 160 receptions for 1,673 yards and 12 touchdowns in his three seasons. He...

Lions likely looking for help on defense with No. 2 pick

Apr. 22, 2022 19:03 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions have been so bad in recent years, winning an average of four games since 2018, that they desperately need an influx of talent at a lot of positions on both sides of the ball. Help might be on the way. The Lions are going into the NFL...

Super Bowl champion Rams don't pick until 3rd round of draft

Apr. 22, 2022 12:05 PM EDT

104. LOS ANGELES RAMS (16-5) LAST SEASON: The Rams won it all for the second time in team history, raising the Vince Lombardi Trophy for the first time during the franchise's two Los Angeles eras. Sean McVay became the youngest Super Bowl-winning coach by teaming up with new...

Lions expected to take top defensive player on board at No 2

Apr. 22, 2022 12:01 PM EDT

2, 32. DETROIT LIONS (3-13-1) LAST SEASON: The Lions lost their first eight games and went 0-2-1 over the next three before finally winning a game. They closed with a relatively encouraging 3-3 finish in coach Dan Campbell's first full year as a head coach. Many months before his...