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  1. Morning Roar: Kickalicious has a new video out

    Michael Rothstein

    It has been almost two full years since the Detroit Lions initially signed Havard "Kickalicious" Rugland, and it has been two seasons since the team cut him in favor of David Akers. But it doesn't mean the Norwegian has stopped trying to impress p...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  2. Lions release depth chart for Browns

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions released their unofficial depth chart for the preseason opener against Cleveland and other than a quickly-corrected mistake that had David Akers still on the roster at kicker, here it is. The Lions stressed t...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  3. Camp preview: Detroit Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    NFL Nation's Michael Rothstein examines the three biggest issues facing the Detroit Lions heading into training camp: Offensive knowledge: The Lions looked better over the final two weeks of spring workouts than they did during the first few week...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  4. Lions history by the numbers: 70-61

    Michael Rothstein

    We'll be looking at the history of the Detroit Lions from a little bit different perspective -- history through the numbers. Each weekday will feature a set of numbers counting down from 100. The series continues with Nos. 70-61. Most of the numbe...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  5. Lions Mailbag: Another look at the draft

    Michael Rothstein

    As free agency starts to wind down -- at least the impact portion of it -- the Detroit Lions are going to start to focus on the NFL draft. Who they take and what positions they are targeting are going to be the major points of discussion over the ...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  6. Meet the free agent: K David Akers

    Michael Rothstein

    Every day we'll take a look at one of the Detroit Lions heading for free agency, what he has meant to the team, and a prognosis on whether or not he'll be back with the club in 2014. To view the entire series to date, click this link. Free agen...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  7. Lions will not bring back Akers, Idonije

    Michael Rothstein

    INDIANAPOLIS -- As the Detroit Lions head toward free agency in under three weeks and the team works on landing an extension for Ndamukong Suh, the team has decided it won't bring back a handful of other free agents. Players not expected back incl...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  8. Where Lions rated in high school: Defense

    Michael Rothstein

    Recruiting has been deemed a completely inexact proposition seemingly forever. Guys who are highly rated don't pan out. Guys who were walk-ons turn into NFL players and, sometimes, stars. So as teams across the country sign players Wednesday, here...

    Blog | February 05, 2014
  9. Lions position outlook: Special teams

    Michael Rothstein

    A coach has been hired. A staff is being filled out. The Detroit Lions offseason and planning for the 2014 season is officially here. To start that process, we will look at each position group over the next two weeks, analyze what worked and what ...

    Blog | February 01, 2014
  10. Ten plays that shaped Lions season -- No. 1

    Michael Rothstein

    Over the past two weeks, we looked at critical plays in the 2013 Detroit Lions season, counting back from 10 all the way to today. Not all of them were bad and certainly, with the way the Lions cratered to a 7-9 finish, were not all good. Some may...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  11. Quick look at Lions headed for free agency

    Michael Rothstein

    While the Detroit Lions are focusing on their coaching search, there are a number of Detroit players who don't know if they will be returning to the Lions later this year. Some of them are under contract, but many others are free agents. And while...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  12. Detroit Lions season wrap-up

    Michael Rothstein

    Arrow indicates direction team is trending. Final Power Ranking: 21 Preseason Power Ranking: 24 Biggest surprise: The offensive line was supposed to be one of the biggest question marks for the Lions this season with three new starters and ...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  13. Lions sign 10 to futures contracts

    Michael Rothstein

    Not surprising, but the Detroit Lions have signed 10 players to futures contracts, including the majority of its practice squad. Wide receivers Corey Fuller, Carlin Isles, Patrick Edwards and Cody Wilson all received deals, along with running back...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  14. Rapid Reaction: Detroit Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    MINNEAPOLIS -- A few thoughts on the Detroit Lions' season-ending 14-13 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. What it means: The end. The end of a lot of things. The certain end of the Lions' season, a collapse from holding their own destiny in the NFC N...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  15. Johnson finishes fifth in Pro Bowl fan votes

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Calvin Johnson finished fifth in the fan voting for the Pro Bowl, one of the ways players are determined for the selection to the All-Star game, which will be announced tonight at 9 ET. Other players didn't fare so well in the...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  16. Patterson approaching return record

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- If he's able to return one kickoff for just four yards on Sunday, Vikings rookie Cordarrelle Patterson will break the Minnesota Vikings' record for kickoff return yards in a single season. Special-teams coordinator Mike Priefer...

    Blog | December 26, 2013