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  1. Ebron, Van Noy see a lot of time in debuts

    Michael Rothstein

    DETROIT -- He may not have practiced for part of last week, but tight end Eric Ebron always figured he would be on the field Saturday night for his debut with the Detroit Lions. The No. 10 pick in May's NFL draft needs it, too. He's playing all ov...

    Blog | August 10, 2014
  2. Morning Roar: Sam Martin on a new option

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- When Sam Martin entered the NFL last spring as a fifth-round draft pick, there was a good chance he would start for the Detroit Lions. There was a good chance, if the Lions knew what they were doing, that he would be a smart long...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  3. Calvin Johnson focuses on team success

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. - Calvin Johnson, like almost every other college prospect in the NFL, had no control over where he was headed in the 2007 NFL draft. He did, though, have an idea of where he thought he might end up. And it wasn't with the Detroi...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  4. Eric Ebron's goal: Not let Michigan down

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Eric Ebron understands there is a level of pressure there now, a level of expectation heaped upon him from the moment the Detroit Lions selected him with the No. 10 pick in May's NFL draft. He didn't necessarily ask fo...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  5. Eric Ebron signs his rookie deal with Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    The Detroit Lions now have all their draft picks signed. Tight end Eric Ebron, the team's first round pick in May's draft, officially inked his four-year rookie contract on Friday, the final draft pick to come to terms with the team. Terms were...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  6. One way the Lions hope to exploit defenses

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The pick was largely criticized at first, the Detroit Lions going with an offensive player in the first round of the NFL draft when a defensive player appeared to be the obvious need. And to go with a tight end, a position lar...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  7. Lions make some scouting moves

    Michael Rothstein

    With the NFL draft over and the college-and-pro scouting season completed, the Detroit Lions made some moves with their scouting department on Thursday. The team promoted Rob Lohman, the former college scouting coordinator and regional scout, to t...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  8. Lions offseason wrap-up

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- With free agency and the NFL draft in the rearview mirror and training camp just a couple months away, we assess the Detroit Lions' offseason moves. Best move: The Lions desperately needed to upgrade their wide receive...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  9. Could Suh's statement be good for Detroit?

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. - Ndamukong Suh brought up something he figured not many people knew on Wednesday afternoon, letting the world know that he had control over where he would end up during the 2010 NFL draft. But why? It seems like a curious thi...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  10. Ndamukong Suh claims he chose to be drafted by Detroit Lions in 2...

    Michael Rothstein

    Ndamukong Suh, who was picked second in the 2010 draft, said it was his choice to go to the Detroit Lions instead of somewhere else.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2014
  11. Ebron trying to earn veteran respect

    Michael Rothstein

    Eric Ebron has been part of the NFL for a little over a week, gone through one minicamp with his fellow rookies and knows this week, when more veterans show up, it'll be a little bit different. There will be pressure on all of his fellow draft pic...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  12. Houston's injury should be concerning

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions declined to select a cornerback in the early rounds of last week's NFL draft, didn't sign any impact players at the position in free agency and essentially decided to go with what they had a season ago at the po...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  13. Morning Roar: A 2015 mock draft?

    Michael Rothstein

    The Lions, lying in wait for the new year... The 2014 draft is less than a week from being completed, but as is expected, thoughts toward the 2015 draft arise -- and the 2014 season hasn't even had its first practice of training camp yet. Based...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  14. Ebron gives Lions many offensive options

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- After the Detroit Lions hired Joe Lombardi earlier this season and the new offensive coordinator made it obvious he was going to pattern the team after what he learned in New Orleans, the thought of Jimmy Graham has been prevalen...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  15. New Lions K Freese has an accurate leg

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Nate Freese knew there was a chance he would not hear his name called at all over NFL draft's three days. He hadn't been invited to the NFL combine. Kickers -- and punters -- get drafted less frequently than fullbacks. Yet thr...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  16. Morning Roar: Waiting was the hardest part

    Michael Rothstein

    The Lions, lying in wait for a new year ... When the final day of the NFL draft began Saturday afternoon, Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew knew he was going to focus on defensive players. They had some of their top players identified, b...

    Blog | May 12, 2014