Latest Dan Campbell News

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...

2022 NFL Draft l Day 2 ends with yet another receiver picked

Apr. 29, 2022 23:54 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft. ___ The second day of the NFL draft ended appropriately with another wide receiver being selected. The San Francisco 49ers selected speedster Danny Gray from SMU with the last pick of the third round, No....

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 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...