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  1. Jeff Backus

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  2. A look at the Lions OL cap since 2010

    Michael Rothstein

    Of all the position groupings we've already looked at in terms of salary-cap numbers and percentages, the way the Lions have handled the offensive line has been the most intriguing. Using the time frame from 2010, the Lions have actually spent les...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  3. Martin Mayhew and the first round -- 2012

    Michael Rothstein

    In May, Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew will run the team for his sixth NFL draft. He'll have been involved with the team's personnel decisions, at that point, for 10 seasons. While Mayhew's first draft as the team's actual general man...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  4. Camp Confidential: Detroit Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions opened training camp expressing unprecedented confidence in the direction of their program, and, if anything, their steam has picked up since then. A relatively injury-free camp, the obvious impact of multiple n...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  5. Lions take Backus track for Louis Delmas

    Kevin Seifert

    The Detroit Lions have followed through on their plan to give safety Louis Delmas regular work along with consistent rest to pace his return from knee soreness and pain. Delmas has worked in roughly half of the Lions' practices, and Thursday they got...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  6. Region Series Quick Hits: Southeast

    Chantel Jennings & Tom VanHaaren

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Quick Hits is a look at the must-know facts for each region in regards to Michigan and its football recruiting efforts. It will give you an idea of the Wolverines' history in that region, as well as what one can expect from that r...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  7. BBAO: Lions claim QB Thaddeus Lewis

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The arrival of a new quarterback always generates offseason buzz, even if it's to a team such as the Detroit Lions -- whose starter and backup appear firmly in place. Just the same, the Lions claimed former Cleveland...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  8. Jeff Backus rejoins Detroit Lions as part-time coaching intern

    Jeff Backus has rejoined the Detroit Lions in a new capacity.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2013
  9. Clarity ensues for Lions and Riley Reiff

    Kevin Seifert

    If it wasn't apparent already, the Detroit Lions made it clear Friday evening: Riley Reiff will be their left tackle in 2013. The Lions could have drafted a left tackle in either the second or third rounds of this draft, but instead they selected ...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  10. 2013 #bloggermock: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Our 2013 #bloggermock took an early twist and left me only partially satisfied as the protector of NFC North interests. Of note: Not a single quarterback was drafted in the first round, something that hasn't happened in the real draft since 1996. We ...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  11. 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
  12. NFL Power Rankings: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    PHOENIX -- Mostly on the strength of adding NFC North castoffs, the Seattle Seahawks sit atop ESPN.com's latest offseason Power Rankings. Let's take a look at how the regrouping NFC North fared in the voting: 6. Green Bay Packers Comment: The Pac...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  13. BBAO: No position yet for Riley Reiff

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: PHOENIX -- The Detroit Lions drafted a left tackle in the first round of the 2012 draft. In 2013, their longtime left tackle retired. But it's apparently not as simple as connecting the dots between the retirement of...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  14. BBAO: Bears lose Nick Roach to Raiders

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: We have more overnight news in the NFC North's free agency frenzy. Former Chicago Bears linebacker Nick Roach agreed to terms with the Oakland Raiders, leaving the Bears without a versatile player who has been a star...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  15. Jeff Backus retirement: LT at No. 5?

    Kevin Seifert

    We've known the possibility has existed for most of this offseason, but in the midst of the NFL's free-agent frenzy, the news still came as a surprise. Jeff Backus announced his retirement, meaning the Lions will enter the 2013 season with a differen...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  16. Jeff Backus retires after 12 seasons with Detroit Lions

    Jeff Backus played 12 years for the Detroit Lions, missing only one game while enduring some of the franchise's most difficult days.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2013
  17. Lions stepping away from Gosder Cherilus

    Kevin Seifert

    If the Detroit Lions have decided to move on from right tackle Gosder Cherilus, a believable scenario considering their recent moves and his injury history, then they have secured another competitor to replace him. Corey Hilliard, a swing backup at b...

    Blog | March 01, 2013