Latest Detroit Lions News

New view: Matthew Stafford settling in with Rams

Jun. 09, 2021 19:13 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — When the Los Angeles Rams wrap up their three-day mandatory minicamp by practicing at SoFi Stadium on Thursday, it will be the first chance for fans to see them live at the multi-billion dollar facility. While they get a peek at where their...

NFL suspends Lions tackle Jashon Cornell for first 3 games

Jun. 03, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions defensive tackle Jashon Cornell was suspended by the NFL for the first three games of the season for violating the league's policy and program on substances of abuse. The NFL said Thursday that Cornell can play in preseason games...

Jones, Dillon believe they can give Packers potent RB tandem

Jun. 03, 2021 16:52 PM EDT

Green Bay’s Aaron Jones has a new running mate in the backfield now that Jamaal Williams has left for the Detroit Lions. A.J. Dillon, the team’s 2020 second-round pick from Boston College, believes the Packers won’t miss a beat. “I think we...

Stafford's thumb fine, outlook bright in 1st Rams offseason

May. 24, 2021 20:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matthew Stafford says his offseason thumb surgery isn't an impediment to anything he wants to do during his first offseason workouts with the Los Angeles Rams. Learning a new offense and getting to know every player in the Rams' locker room present...

Upper Michigan residents annoyed about being forgotten

May. 23, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — They’re amused. They’re annoyed. Or they just don’t care. These are pretty much how folks in the Upper Peninsula react to being ignored. Everyone knows the Mitten is Michigan. Everyone jokes you can tell who hails from Michigan...

Lions sign Pro Bowl center Frank Ragnow through 2026 season

May. 07, 2021 14:47 PM EDT

Detroit Lions center Frank Ragnow rattled off a slew of names, thanking those who helped him become the NFL's highest-paid player at the position. The Pro Bowl center was collected and composed as he shouted out the Ford family, his agents, former...

AP source: Lions releasing running back Kerryon Johnson

May. 05, 2021 21:26 PM EDT

The Detroit Lions are releasing running back Kerryon Johnson, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke Wednesday night on condition of anonymity because the Lions had not announced the move. Detroit drafted the former Auburn...

Lions sign LS Scott Daly, G Evan Heim

May. 04, 2021 20:58 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed long snapper Scott Daly and guard Evan Heim. The Lions announced the moves Tuesday. Daly most recently played with the New York Guardians of the XFL. He entered the NFL with Dallas as an...

Holmes added to Lions' strength, addressed weaknesses

May. 01, 2021 20:44 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions opened the NFL draft by bolstering a strength and closed it by addressing some of their many weaknesses on both sides of the ball. General manager Brad Holmes seemed to make sensible selections, starting with Oregon offensive tackle...

Detroit Lions stay in trenches, take DTs Onwuzurike, McNeill

May. 01, 2021 01:34 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — When Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell took the job, he made it clear toughness and physicality would be a priority. It's no surprise, then, that the Lions spent the first two days of the NFL draft adding size. Detroit selected a pair...