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Report: Lions Signing CB Cassius Vaughn

Report: Lions Signing CB Cassius Vaughn

  Dave Birkett reports that the Detroit Lions are in fact signing former Colts CB Cassius Vaughn to a contract. According to Birkett, Vaughn will receive a one-year contract. Birkett reported earlier in the day that Vaughn was working out for the Lions on Monday. The Lions are in need of some extra help at cornerback as they currently [...]

April 7, 2014 Nate Bouda Colts, Lions 0

Report: Free Agent CB Cassius Vaughn Working Out For The Lions

Report: Free Agent CB Cassius Vaughn Working Out For The Lions

  Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that free agent CB Cassius Vaughn is working out for the Lions on Monday. The Lions could some extra help at cornerback as they currently have Chris Houston, Darius Slay and Bill Bentley as their top three options at the position. Vaughn, 26, appeared in all 16 games for the [...]

April 7, 2014 Nate Bouda Colts, Lions 0

Report: Browns Reach Agreement With WR Nate Burleson

Report: Browns Reach Agreement With WR Nate Burleson

  ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Cleveland Browns have reached an agreement with veteran WR Nate Burleson. Schefter adds that Burlesonwill receive a one-year contract from the Browns. Burleson recently visited with the Dolphins, but he wound up leaving that meeting without a contract. The Cowboys also came up as a potential option for Burleson. Burleson, [...]

April 6, 2014 Nate Bouda Browns, Lions 0

NFL Draft Visits: Kony Ealy, Cody Latimer, Jordan Tripp, Garrett Gilbert

NFL Draft Visits: Kony Ealy, Cody Latimer, Jordan Tripp, Garrett Gilbert

  Gil Brandt of the NFL Network provides a number of updates regarding visits for draft prospects. Missouri DE Kony Ealy visited Rams this week and will work out for another four other teams. (Gil Brandt) According to Brandt, Ealy has a “chance to go higher than first thought.” Indiana WR Cody Latimer reportedly has seven visits lined up with: [...]

April 6, 2014 Nate Bouda Bills, Buccaneers, Chargers, Eagles, Falcons, Lions, NFL Draft Rumors, Panthers, Patriots, Raiders, Rams, Seahawks 0

Report: Nate Burleson Concludes Visit With Dolphins, Will Meet With Browns Saturday

Report: Nate Burleson Concludes Visit With Dolphins, Will Meet With Browns Saturday

  Update: ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that WR free agent Nate Burleson has visit with the Dolphins has concluded and he’ll now fly to Cleveland tonight to meet with the Browns this weekend. Alex Marvez of Fox Sports first reported that Burleson will also be visiting with the Cleveland Browns this Saturday. Burleson, 32, was cut loose by the Lions back in February, but [...]

April 4, 2014 Nate Bouda Dolphins, Lions 0

Lions Sign OT J.B. Shugarts

Lions Sign OT J.B. Shugarts

  The Detroit Lions signed OT J.B. Shugarts to a contract on Thursday, according to the NFL Transactions release. Shugarts, 24, signed with the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent out of Ohio State back in 2012. He would later join the Cowboys and Jets, but he was ultimately released by New York in September of last year. [...]

April 3, 2014 Nate Bouda Lions 0

2014 Offseason Workout Dates For Each NFL Team

2014 Offseason Workout Dates For Each NFL Team

  The NFL announced the 2014 NFL Offseason Workout dates for each NFL team on Thursday. Here’s a look at dates for each team. Arizona Cardinals First Day: April 21. OTA Offseason Workouts: May 20-22, May 27-29, June 2-5. Mandatory Minicamp: June 10-12. Atlanta Falcons First Day: April 21. OTA Offseason Workouts: May 27-29, June 2-4, [...]

April 3, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bears, Bengals, Bills, Broncos, Browns, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Chargers, Chiefs, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Falcons, Giants, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, Packers, Panthers, Patriots, Raiders, Rams, Ravens, Redskins, Saints, Seahawks, Steelers, Texans, Titans, Vikings 0

Detroit Lions Sign QB Dan Orlovsky

Detroit Lions Sign QB Dan Orlovsky

  Update: The Detroit Lions have announced the signing of veteran QB Dan Orlovsky on Wednesday. ———- Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Detroit Lions are “expected” to sign QB Dan Orlovsky, per a league source. Orlovsky, 30, spent four seasons with the Lions before moving on to stints in Houston, Indianapolis and [...]

April 2, 2014 Steven Haskos Buccaneers, Lions 0

Contract Details For Redskins WR DeSean Jackson

Contract Details For Redskins WR DeSean Jackson

Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post breaks down WR DeSean Jackson‘s contract with the Washington Redskins. Wilson writes that the four-year $32 million deal acts as a three-year $24 million deal as 2017 is a voidable year, per a league source. The deal has $16 million guaranteed and includes a $5 million signing bonus. [...]

April 2, 2014 Steven Haskos Jets, Lions, Redskins 3

NFL Draft Visits: Lions, Ravens, Browns, Jaguars, Panthers, Chiefs

NFL Draft Visits: Lions, Ravens, Browns, Jaguars, Panthers, Chiefs

  Browns Aaron Wilson reports that Middle Tennessee State CB Sammy Seamster has a visit scheduled with the Chiefs. Gil Brandt of the NFL Network reports Ball State QB Keith Wenning has a workout scheduled with the Browns for this Saturday. Jaguars Gil Brandt of the NFL Network reports that Ball State QB Keith Wenning is working out for the Jaguars on Wednesday. According to Brandt, Wenning [...]

April 2, 2014 Nate Bouda Browns, Cardinals, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, NFL Draft Rumors, Panthers, Patriots, Ravens, Steelers 0

Lions “Known To Have Interest” In QB Dan Orlovsky

Lions “Known To Have Interest” In QB Dan Orlovsky

  Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that the Lions are “known to have interest” in free agent QB Dan Orlovsky. According to Birkett, Orlovsky is believed to be at the top of the Lions’ available free agents list. “We keep looking and we could certainly address it a number of different ways, and all options are open at [...]

March 31, 2014 Nate Bouda Lions 0

Lions Sign S James Ihedigbo

Lions Sign S James Ihedigbo

  Former Ravens S James Ihedigbo announced via his Twitter account that he has signed with the Lions. It’s Agreed upon! I’m a @DetroitLionsNFL I’m excited for what’s ahead and helping this team achieve greatness!!! #HeartOfALion #LionsNation — DIGGZ32 (@JamesIhedigbo) March 25, 2014 According to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, Ihedigbo receives a two-year contract. [...]

March 24, 2014 Nate Bouda Lions 0

Lions Have No Plans To Trade RB Mikel LeShoure

Lions Have No Plans To Trade RB Mikel LeShoure

  Lions GM Martin Mayhew told reporters on Monday that they have “zero interest” in trading RB Mikel LeShoure this offseason, per Dave Birkett. According to Mayhew, they have had no trade talks with other teams regarding LeShoure who is expected to be a Lion in 2014. LeShoure’s name has come up quite often in recent years as a [...]

March 24, 2014 Nate Bouda Lions 0

Lions Will Not Pick Up DT Nick Fairley’s Fifth-Year Option

Lions Will Not Pick Up DT Nick Fairley’s Fifth-Year Option

  Lions GM Martin Mayhew told reporters on Monday that the Lions will not pick up DT Nick Fairley‘s fifth-year option. Mayhew wants to keep Fairley motivated next year and have him prove he’s worth a new contract. Fairley, 26, is entering the final year of his rookie contract and will make $1,723,500 for the 2014 season. The fifth-year option [...]

March 24, 2014 Nate Bouda Lions 0

Free Agent S James Ihedigbo Deciding Between The Lions & Bears?

Free Agent S James Ihedigbo Deciding Between The Lions & Bears?

  Update: According to Dave Birkett, it “sounds” like free agent S James Ihedigbo is deciding between signing with the Lions or the Bears right now. Aaron Wilson recently reported that Ihedigbo is considering multiple offers, but the Ravens aren’t expected to match any of them. Ihedigbo visited with the Lions a week ago, but ultimately left without a contract. He [...]

March 23, 2014 Nate Bouda Bears, Lions, Ravens 13

Cowboys, Raiders & Ravens Have Also Shown Interest In S Thomas DeCoud

Cowboys, Raiders & Ravens Have Also Shown Interest In S Thomas DeCoud

  Update: Free agent S Thomas DeCoud tells the Detroit Free Press that he has received interest from the Cowboys, Raiders and Ravens, to go along with the Lions who he met with last week. However, DeCoud mentioned that he hasn’t scheduled any visits with the Cowboys, Raiders or Ravens. There are still a number of decent safeties available, but at this [...]

March 22, 2014 Steven Haskos Cowboys, Falcons, Lions, Raiders, Ravens 0

Nate Burleson A “Perfect Fit” For The Cowboys?

Nate Burleson A “Perfect Fit” For The Cowboys?

  Calvin Watkins of ESPN Dallas mentions that veteran WR Nate Burleson is a “perfect fit” for the Cowboys who could use another receiver. Watkins mentions that former Lions OC Scott Linehan is now the Cowboys “passing game coordinator,” so Burleson should have a good idea of the team’s offensive system. Watkins also lists Santonio Holmes, Jason Avant, Robert Meachem and Kenny Britt as other receivers Dallas [...]

March 22, 2014 Nate Bouda Lions, Titans 0

Detroit Lions Notes

Detroit Lions Notes

The Detroit Lions have been busy today.  Here are some recent notes regarding them: Former Dolphins S Chris Clemons is visiting the Lions today, according to a league source, via Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. Another safety that the Lions have interest in, Thomas DeCoud was also in Detroit today, but left without an [...]

March 21, 2014 Steven Haskos Lions 0

UNC TE Eric Ebron To Visit With The Bills, Lions, Panthers & Ravens Next Month

UNC TE Eric Ebron To Visit With The Bills, Lions, Panthers & Ravens Next Month

  North Carolina TE Eric Ebron is widely considered to be the top tight end in this year’s draft class. On Wednesday, Ebron joined Mike Florio of Pro Football and mentioned that he will visit with the Bills, Lions, Ravens, and Panthers next month. Ebron also mentioned that he would love to play for the Giants given [...]

March 19, 2014 Nate Bouda Bills, Giants, Jets, Lions, NFL Draft Rumors, Packers, Panthers, Ravens, Steelers 0

Contract Talks To Heat Up Between Lions & Ndamukong Suh Next Week

Contract Talks To Heat Up Between Lions & Ndamukong Suh Next Week

  Lions president Tom Lewand mentioned on Wednesday that he plans to meet with DT Ndamukong Suh‘s new agent, Jimmy Sexton, at next week’s NFL owners meetings. “(Suh’s) expressed his desire to stay here and we’ve expressed a desire to keep him,” Lewand told WJR’s Frank Beckmann, via DetroitLions.com. “He just got an agent 7 to 10 days ago. “…We’re [...]

March 19, 2014 Nate Bouda Lions 0

Lions Agree To Terms With FB Jed Collins

Lions Agree To Terms With FB Jed Collins

  Update: Tim Twentyman reports that the Lions have agreed to terms with FB Jed Collins on a one-year contract. ——— According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, the Lions are expected to sign free agent FB Jed Collins, barring any complications regarding his visit with the team. Mike Triplett of ESPN.com reported Tuesday that Collins was visiting with the Lions [...]

March 19, 2014 Nate Bouda Lions, Saints 0