Posts Tagged ‘detroit_lions’

Memo to the Lions: Play Johnson More!

  If the already surprising Detroit Lions want to take the next step in their development of their offense, there is one player that has to see the ball more – rookie wide out Calvin Johnson.  The number two pick in the draft has already shown some moments of greatness this season, making some hard […]

Lions and WR Calvin Johnson Come to Terms on 6-Year Deal

The Lions have gotten their man, as number two pick in this last Apri’s draft, wide out Calvin Johnson and the team have come to terms. The number two pick signed a six-year deal, and will end an eight-day holdout by being at practice. The 3-13 Lions sorely needed a playmaker, and while they have […]

Lions pursuing Former Buc DE Simeon Rice?

The Detroit Free Press reports it is uncertain if Detroit would be interested in unrestricted free-agent DE Simeon Rice (Buccaneers), who has hit the availability market. He played significantly under Lions head coach Rod Marinelli while he served as the Tampa defensive line coach. The 6-foot 5, 268-pound DE had a career low of two […]

Lions and Redding Come to Terms on 7-Year Deal

The Detroit Lions made the move they had to make on Monday, resigning defensive tackle Cory Redding to a multi-year contract that will make him the highest paid defensive tackle in the NFL. The deal is for seven years, $49 million that includes $16 is guarantees, and a $13 million dollars in a signing bonus […]

Redding and The Lions Continue Working Towards a Deal

The Lions look like they will have a deal in place with defensive lineman Cory Reddingbefore Monday’s deadline. Redding, who had eight sacks a year ago and is a key piece to the Lions defense, is listed as the teams “franchise player” and with that label has until 4pm Monday to come to a deal, […]