Latest Detroit Lions News

Lions lose 4th player to retirement this summer

Aug. 08, 2022 15:44 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions rookie offensive tackle Zein Obeid has retired, the fourth player to end his career with the team in two months. Lions coach Dan Campbell said Monday that Kendall Lamm was signed to fill Obeid's roster spot. The 30-year-old Lamm has started 28...

Lions move training camp to Ford Field; Chark competes

Aug. 06, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions held training camp at Ford Field on Saturday, hoping it is a step toward gaining home-field advantage this season. Last year, the Lions went 3-13-1 and had the lowest home attendance numbers of any team in the NFL. In the past four years, they’ve...

Lions' Hutchinson earning praise from teammates, coaches

Aug. 03, 2022 14:04 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions rookie Aidan Hutchinson has been getting his work done on the field and quietly has been handling his business off it. Coming into training camp as the team’s second overall pick in the draft, it would have been easy for Hutchinson to assume...

Lions giving Harris chance to earn starting cornerback spot

Aug. 01, 2022 16:28 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Under a previous head coach and front office, Detroit drafted Will Harris in 2019 to play safety. Now, the Lions are giving him a chance to be a much-needed cornerback in coach Dan Campbell’s second season. Harris’ move to cornerback...

Lions RB D'Andre Swift is bigger, stronger and healthier

Jul. 30, 2022 14:04 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — This offseason, the Detroit Lions challenged running back D'Andre Swift: Fight through the bumps and bruises and play through all 17 games in 2022. Swift, a running back who was injured in each of his first two seasons, is healthy now and the team expects...

Lions optimistic going into second season under Campbell

Jul. 27, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions are optimistic that the needs they addressed in the offseason will make the second year under coach Dan Campbell much better than the first in 2021 when they won just three games. “I do believe we got enough pieces in here to compete, I...

Judge dismisses suit vs. Wisconsin over Cephus reinstatement

Jul. 19, 2022 18:38 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit alleging the University of Wisconsin System reinstated former Badgers receiver Quintez Cephus without seeking input from a woman who accused him of sexual assault in 2018. A UW-Madison investigation found that...

Lions kicking off 2nd training camp with coach Dan Campbell

Jul. 15, 2022 11:17 AM EDT

DETROIT LIONS (3-13-1) CAMP SITE: Allen Park, Michigan LAST YEAR: Detroit lost its first eight games under first-year coach Dan Campbell and rookie general manager Brad Holmes, failing to win until Week 13. The Lions had a relatively encouraging 3-3 finish, ending with...

Gary Moeller, former Michigan and Lions coach, dies at 81

Jul. 11, 2022 23:19 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Gary Moeller, who succeeded Bo Schembechler as Michigan's coach and later led the Detroit Lions, died Monday. He was 81. The University of Michigan announced his death, and no cause was provided. Moeller was promoted from offensive coordinator...

Detroit Lions sign Devin Funchess to add depth at tight end

Jun. 14, 2022 19:10 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions are giving Devin Funchess a chance to make a comeback in the NFL. Detroit signed him as a tight end on Tuesday to add depth to a position group led by T.J. Hockenson for second-year coach Dan Campbell. Funchess, who is from...