Day 3 of the NFL draft on Saturday will be an important day for the Lions, who have one pick in the fourth, fifth and sixth rounds, and two in the seventh. It’s also the day many Michigan and Michigan State players are expected to be selected. Follow the draft with live pick-by-pick updates from … Continue Reading →
Insights, notes and updates from The Detroit News football writers
Follow Rounds 2 and 3 of the NFL draft on Friday night as Geoff Robinson of The Detroit News provides updates on every pick. [
Who will the Lions take with the No. 5 pick in Thursday night’s NFL draft? Will they trade down? Trade up? Who will go No. 1 — Central Michigan offensive tackle Eric Fisher? Follow the entire first round on Thursday night with live updates by Geoff Robinson of The Detroit News.
Does anyone really think that the Lions should make a play for Brian Urlacher? The guy was one of the best middle linebackers to play the game. Lord knows he did enough damage to the Lions over the years (165 tackles, 14 for loss, seven sacks in 22 games). But that was then. Urlacher will … Continue Reading →
Chris Houston can earn some bragging rights tonight. The Lions’ top cornerback will draw several matchups against Falcons wide receiver Roddy White, who became Houston’s close friend while the two played together in Atlanta.
The Colts stats don’t reflect those of a 7-4 team, and it’s hard to pick against QB Andrew Luck because he seemingly finds a way to win week after week. This, however, is a great matchup for the Lions on offense, and as long as their defensive line can pressure Luck, they’ll end the three-game … Continue Reading →
The Lions will try to shake off last week’s bad loss to the Packers when they play host to the Texans today at Ford Field at 12:30 p.m. The Texans and Falcons (both 9-1) are the only one-loss teams left in the NFL, and the Texans enjoy a large lead over the Colts in the … Continue Reading →