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  1. 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
  2. Detroit Lions need Matt Prater to be next Jason Hanson

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Situations like the one that unfolded during the past week with new Detroit Lions kicker Matt Prater don't happen too often. Rarely does a player of his caliber -- a Pro Bowler -- become available in the middle of the season. ...

    Blog | October 08, 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: 10-0

    Michael Rothstein

    We have looked 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 concludes with Nos. 10-0. Most of the numbers ...

    Blog | July 04, 2014
  5. Lions history by the numbers: 40-31

    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. 40-31. Most of the numb...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  6. 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, Pro-Football-Reference.com and ESPN Stats & Information. The series continues with Nos. 50-41. Most of the numbers came from ...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  7. Lions history by the numbers: 60-51

    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. 60-51. Most of the numbe...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  8. Lions history by the numbers: 90-81

    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. 90-81. Most of the nu...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  9. Four keys for Detroit against Arizona

    Michael Rothstein

    It's been 20 years since the Lions last won in the desert, and a lot of things have changed. The Phoenix Cardinals are now the Arizona Cardinals. Since Jason Hanson retired after last season, none of the current Lions players were around then. Hec...

    Blog | September 14, 2013
  10. A new punter for the Lions, too

    Kevin Seifert

    It appears that two NFC North teams will have highly-regarded rookie punters in 2013. We noted earlier that the Minnesota Vikings drafted UCLA's Jeff Locke with the No. 155 overall pick Saturday afternoon, a move that will probably prompt the rele...

    Blog | April 27, 2013
  11. BBAO: Vikings' due diligence on Manti Te'o

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: We discussed the possibility of the Minnesota Vikings drafting Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o as recently as last Friday, and over the weekend, Sports Illustrated's Peter King added a more grist to the mill. Accord...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  12. From Facebook: Returners, kickers, HOF

    Kevin Seifert

    Over on our still-churning Facebook page, Justin offers evidence that some of you have a better mental catalogue of this blog's archives than me. Justin pointed out this 2011 post on Chicago Bears returner Devin Hester's candidacy for the Pro Foot...

    Blog | April 12, 2013
  13. Detroit Lions sign kicker Havard Rugland

    The Detroit Lions are giving a Norwegian Internet kicking sensation a shot to make the team.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2013
  14. Lions: Minimal commitment to David Akers

    Kevin Seifert

    When the Detroit Lions signed place-kicker David Akers last week, it was worth asking whether he would be given the 2013 job outright or if he was acquired to participate in a competition for Jason Hanson's old job. Details of his one-year contrac...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  15. BBAO: Bears put No. 50 back in circulation

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: No player has worn No. 50 for the Chicago Bears since Mike Singletary's last game 21 years ago, but it was not retired and apparently will not be anytime soon. The team issued it to new linebacker James Anderson, aft...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  16. Jason Hanson: 'Come to grips with kicking'

    Kevin Seifert

    In the days since place-kicker Jason Hanson announced his retirement from the Detroit Lions, I've received a steady stream of the same question: Will he be elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame? Hanson, after all, finished his 21-year career wi...

    Blog | April 09, 2013