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  1. Rookie Report: Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota

    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. Detroit's best rookie this season might not be a draft pick at all. While Eric Ebron has settled dow...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  2. Midseason report: Detroit Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    Matthew Stafford stood at the podium a continent from home last month, almost giddy. The sixth-year Detroit Lions quarterback had completed the unthinkable a few moments earlier, leading the Lions to their second straight double-digit come-from-be...

    Blog | November 05, 2014
  3. Lions midseason review: Specialists

    Michael Rothstein

    During the bye week that conveniently comes at the midway point of the season, we'll review each Detroit Lions position group. Major moves in the first half: Cut Nate Freese. Signed Alex Henery. Cut Henery. Signed Matt Prater. What has worked: ...

    Blog | October 31, 2014
  4. Lions' kicking issues continue with Prater

    Michael Rothstein

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Another week, another round of questions and a vote of confidence from Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell about his kicker. At least this time, he has years of statistical evidence to back up that confidence. Caldwell and the Lions...

    Blog | October 12, 2014
  5. Matt Prater continues Lions' string of field goal futility

    Michael Rothstein

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The Detroit Lions have taken less than six games to do something no team in the NFL did last season. The Lions missed their ninth and 10th field goals of the season Sunday against Minnesota, leaving them at 4 of 14 this season (as o...

    Blog | October 12, 2014
  6. Lions Mailbag: Where is receiver help?

    Michael Rothstein

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    Blog | October 11, 2014
  7. Jim Caldwell says Jason Hanson didn't reach out to Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Jim Caldwell laughed at the premise Friday morning. He was asked whether a report that the Detroit Lions rebuffed an overture from former kicker Jason Hanson was true. So, he laughed. "He didn't reach out to me and I think ...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  8. Detroit Lions sign K Matt Prater to a one-year deal

    Michael Rothstein

    The Detroit Lions have found their third kicker of the season, signing former Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater to a one-year deal.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2014
  9. Detroit Lions cut kicker Alex Henery after 3-miss Sunday

    Michael Rothstein

    The Lions cut kicker Alex Henery on Monday, two weeks after signing him to replace rookie Nate Freese, who the team kept after the preseason.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2014
  10. Morning Roar: Potential Lions kicking options

    Michael Rothstein

    The Detroit Lions might be looking for a kicker once again after Alex Henery missed three field goals Sunday. Henery was signed, of course, after Nate Freese missed four field goals in three games. Now Henery has missed four in two. If the Lion...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  11. Lions must consider another kicking change after Alex Henery stru...

    Michael Rothstein

    DETROIT - The first one clanged off the upright. The second one didn't have a chance. The third finished wide left. This was Alex Henery's day Sunday as Detroit -- which dropped to an NFL-worst 4-of-12 on field goals -- lost 17-14 to the Buffalo B...

    Blog | October 05, 2014
  12. Alex Henery happy to get shot with Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Alex Henery started receiving text messages in his Omaha, Nebraska, home on Sunday afternoon. Nate Freese had missed another field goal for the Detroit Lions. His friends knew the out-of-work kicker had flown out to Michigan f...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  13. Lions had no choice but to cut Freese

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. - This was never going to end well in Detroit for Nate Freese. Not after a shaky start to the preseason. Not after he missed three field goals in the first two weeks from 40 yards or further. And certainly not after Sunday, when ...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  14. Rookie Report: Week 3 vs. Green Bay

    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. Another week, another rookie makes his debut for the Detroit Lions. Mohammed Seisay was called up to ...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  15. Detroit Lions waive PK Nate Freese, sign Alex Henery

    Michael Rothstein

    The Lions made a change at kicker Monday, cutting rookie Nate Freese and signing veteran Alex Henery.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2014
  16. Detroit Lions again evaluating kicker situation

    Michael Rothstein

    DETROIT -- Nate Freese's job may be in real jeopardy. The Detroit Lions rookie kicker has struggled through the first three weeks of his NFL career, making only 3 of 7 field goals -- and going 0-of-4 from 40 yards or longer. The concerns elevat...

    Blog | September 21, 2014