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  1. Rookie Report: Detroit Lions vs. Arizona

    Michael Rothstein

    Each week, we'll take a look at how the Detroit Lions' rookies fared the week before. This series will typically run the mornings after games. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- After a first half of the season when the Lions got next to nothing out of their ro...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  2. Practice Report: Reggie Bush sits out open portion

    Michael Rothstein

    BAGSHOT, England -- The Detroit Lions' banged-up skill position players continue to take turns sitting out practice. While Calvin Johnson practiced for the second straight day Thursday -- the first time he's practiced on back-to-back days si...

    Blog | October 23, 2014
  3. Rookie Report: Detroit Lions vs. New Orleans

    Michael Rothstein

    Each week, we'll take a look at how the Detroit Lions' rookies fared the week before. This series will typically run the mornings after games. The Detroit Lions were down another rookie Sunday when first round pick Eric Ebron had to sit out for th...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  4. Rising/Falling: Detroit Lions Week 7

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Each week, we'll take a look at who or what might be rising or falling with the Detroit Lions. RISING: RB Theo Riddick: In his first real action, the second-year back made big contributions early. He showed speed and hands ...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  5. Rising/Falling: Detroit Lions Week 2

    Michael Rothstein

    Each week, we'll take a look at who or what might be rising or falling with the Detroit Lions. RISING: CB Nevin Lawson: The rookie fourth-round pick out of Utah State was forced into the game when Bill Bentley tore his ACL early in the first qu...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  6. Rookie Report: Detroit Lions expectations

    Michael Rothstein

    Each week, we'll take a look at how the Detroit Lions' rookies fared the week before. This series will typically run the mornings after games. However, this is a pre-first game version, so we'll take a look this week at expected roles for the first-y...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  7. Claiming Jon Baldwin a low risk for Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    In the NFL, there's a theory that if a player has talent, a coach and franchise will take a chance on him. This has to be what the Detroit Lions were thinking by claiming former first-round pick Jonathan Baldwin off of waivers Monday afternoon. Th...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  8. Detroit Lions draft wrap-up

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- A wrap-up of the Detroit Lions' draft. Best move: Trading up five slots to take linebacker Kyle Van Noy in the second round Friday night. He was clearly one of the top players on Detroit's board after the first day and a playe...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  9. Lions pick Kyle Van Noy in 2nd

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Some thoughts on the Detroit Lions' second-round pick. The pick: Kyle Van Noy, LB, BYU My take: It was thought the Lions might trade up or back in the first round for a player. Instead, it happened in the second round, as D...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  10. Morning Roar: Lions to go BPA

    Michael Rothstein

    The Lions, lying in wait for the new year ... There is 36 hours -- give or take when you read this -- until the first round of the NFL draft begins, so all the speculation will be over. And in trying to understand what the Detroit Lions might d...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  11. Morning Roar: Visiting the mock drafts

    Michael Rothstein

    The Lions, lying in wait for the new year... We're a little over a week away from the first round of the NFL draft now, so let's take a quick look at who the latest mock drafts have the Detroit Lions taking. Our analysts, as covered earlier thi...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  12. Morning Roar: Greetings from the combine

    Michael Rothstein

    Good Morning and ROOOOOAAARRR!!!! INDIANAPOLIS -- The crush started a bit Wednesday but the intensity of the NFL combine starts Thursday morning. Weigh-ins will occur. Meetings will take place. The first group of prospects -- kickers and punter...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  13. Corner a concern for the Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The joke starts something like this. It is the first round of an NFL draft. The Detroit Lions, again, have a high selection. So of course, the team will take a receiver. Never mind the team has not taken a wide receiver in the...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  14. Kiper mock 1.0 reaction: Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    There are two areas of major need for the Detroit Lions entering the 2014 draft -- wide receiver and cornerback -- and the team will have to take care of remedying one of those issues in the first round this May. Colleague Mel Kiper Jr. has the Li...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  15. Rookie Report: Detroit Lions Week 16

    Michael Rothstein

    Each week, we'll take a look at how the Detroit Lions' rookies fared in the most recent game, along with trends and stats for the rest of the season. They really aren't rookies anymore, and considering how much Detroit leaned on its first-year pla...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  16. Rookie Report: Detroit Lions Week 12

    Michael Rothstein

    Each week, we'll take a look at how the Detroit Lions' rookies fared in the most recent game, along with trends and stats for the rest of the season. ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The return of Detroit's first-round draft pick made a different and that was...

    Blog | November 25, 2013