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  1. Lions history by the numbers: 30-21

    Michael Rothstein

    The series continues with Nos. 30-21. Most of the numbers came from research on the Detroit Lions' website, record books, and ESPN Stats & Information. 30: As in 1930, the first year the club started playing football. Th...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  2. Lions history by the numbers: 50-41

    Michael Rothstein

    The series continues with Nos. 50-41. Most of the numbers came from research on the Detroit Lions' website, record books, and ESPN Stats & Information. The series continues with Nos. 50-41. Most of the numbers came from ...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  3. Dan Orlovsky prepares for second career

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Dan Orlovsky is still earning a paycheck in the NFL and not done playing football yet. He is cognizant of his future, though, and knows his years left in the league are winding down. This was part of his reasoning for returnin...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  4. Stafford second highest-paid football player

    Michael Rothstein

    Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has posted one winning season, been to the playoffs once and taken a ton of undue criticism about how he wears his hat. In the monetary world, though, hardly anyone is beating him. Forbes released its yea...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  5. Is football or auto racing more dangerous?

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Going at high speeds with the chance of a crash that could kill you instantaneously or know you will get hit over and over again, the constant pounding over a course of a career that could be debilitating. Those are the option...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  6. Sprint Cup driver Joey Logano says NASCAR is safer than NFL

    Michael Rothstein

    NASCAR driver Joey Logano visited Detroit Lions practice on Tuesday and said he felt his sport was safer than football.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2014
  7. Morning Roar: Lions offer condolences

    Michael Rothstein

    The Lions, lying in wait for the new year ... The National Football League lost an owner on Wednesday and the world lost one of the top literary talents of the last century. Both had some ties to the Lions. Malcolm Glazer owned the Tampa Bay Bu...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  8. Dre Bly to College Hall of Fame

    Michael Rothstein

    He was the best cornerback the Detroit Lions have had in a decade and now Dre Bly is headed to the Hall of Fame. The College Football Hall of Fame. Bly, who played cornerback for the Lions from 2003-06 as part of 11 seasons in the NFL, was one ...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  9. Lions fantasy rankings for 2014

    Michael Rothstein

    You know football season is starting to creep up a little bit more when this comes out - the first Top 200 fantasy rankings for the 2014 NFL season. While Adrian Peterson unsurprisingly leads said rankings, a number of Detroit players litter the T...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  10. Lions host DE prospect Webster on visit

    Michael Rothstein

    As Pro Days around the country culminate the non-football training portion of the draft process for many prospects, the Detroit Lions are starting to have players make the trek to Allen Park, Mich. for evaluations of their own. On Monday, the team...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  11. Stafford hits full-court shot with football

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- While the Detroit Lions are hunting for players to surround Matthew Stafford, the quarterback is finding a way to have his own fun. Including his version of crazy trick shots. Stafford's girlfriend, Kelly Hall, posted a vid...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  12. Charlie Sanders reflects on his boss' death

    Michael Rothstein

    He was the man who paid Charlie Sanders' salary for years, the man Sanders looked upon as a father figure, a boss and a friend. He was the man Sanders wanted to have introduce him into football's greatest honor, enshrinement into the Pro Football Hal...

    Blog | March 09, 2014
  13. Morning Roar: Get ready for the combine

    Michael Rothstein

    Good morning and ROOOOAAARRR!!!! The first prospects started trickling in Tuesday night -- including center Gabe Ikard, a potential Detroit Lions target -- and downtown Indianapolis will become a hotbed of football prospects, coaches, scouts, agen...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  14. A different view on Lions' biggest needs

    Michael Rothstein

    Our colleagues over at Football Outsiders and ESPN Insider spent part of Tuesday breaking down varying needs for the teams in the NFC North this offseason. When it came to the Detroit Lions, they focused on two areas: Safety and running back. W...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  15. Former Detroit Lions RB Jahvid Best suing NFL, helmet maker

    Michael Rothstein

    Former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best is suing the National Football League, helmet maker Riddell and Easton-Bell Sports, filing the lawsuit Tuesday afternoon in Wayne County Circuit Court.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2014
  16. Morning Roar: Caldwell reaction mixed

    Michael Rothstein

    Good Morning and ROOOOAARRRR!!!! It's over. After a little more than two weeks, four interviews and one high-profile spurning, the Detroit Lions have a football coach. Jim Caldwell will be introduced Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Ford Field, the 26...

    Blog | January 15, 2014