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  1. Lions salvage Chris Houston from '12 mess

    Kevin Seifert

    We've been discussing the Detroit Lions' pending defensive overhaul for some time, a shift they've advanced through free agency by inviting two players -- safety Glover Quin defensive lineman Jason Jones -- for first-day visits. But the cornerback po...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  2. Lions overhaul spares DeAndre Levy

    Kevin Seifert

    As he embarked on the offseason in January, Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew made clear he wanted to infuse his team's defense with playmakers. Here's how he put it during a meeting with local reporters: "We need guys that can impact th...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  3. Presuming a defensive overhaul for Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    We noted earlier that Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew admitted he was wrong to count on tailback Jahvid Best to play this season. But that was just one of several acknowledgments and candid comments Mayhew made during an interview session...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  4. Free Head Exam: Detroit Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Detroit Lions' 35-33 loss to the Indianapolis Colts, here are three issues that merit further examination: We've had plenty of offseason discussions about the value of defensive backs relative to pass rush in the NFL's current passing e...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  5. Looming: Three huge QB contracts

    Kevin Seifert

    No NFC North teams appeared on John Clayton's list of the NFL's 10 worst contracts, and I really can't come up with an obvious nomination. There are no abominable contracts in this division at the moment, at least none any team entered by choice that...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  6. Detroit Lions cut-down analysis

    John Clayton

    Click here for the complete list of Detroit Lions roster moves. Most significant move: The Lions showed their commitment to fixing the secondary by keeping four new cornerbacks -- Kevin Barnes, Jacob Lacey and draft choices Bill Bentley and Jonte...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  7. Preseason2: Explosive outing for Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing Friday's action at M&T Bank Stadium: Detroit Lions 27, Baltimore Ravens 12 Preseason record: 1-1 Of interest: You saw in the second quarter how quickly the Lions can take control of a game. Down 6-0, quarterback Matthew Staffor...

    Blog | August 18, 2012
  8. Daily mailbag: Gunther Cunningham's job

    Kevin Seifert

    Accepting our invitation to respectfully treat the Detroit Lions as NFL big boys now, Scott of Missoula, Mont., asks about potential repercussions for the team's late-season defensive problems: Is it unreasonable to ask if Gunther Cunningham's job s...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  9. Detroit Lions' Ndamukong Suh returns, skips questions on crash, b...

    Ndamukong Suh is back with the Detroit Lions. And he's not interested in rehashing the past.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2011
  10. NFC North Friday injury report

    Kevin Seifert

    Getting inside the Friday injury report: Chicago Bears: Safety Major Wright (shoulder) was ruled out of Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos. Craig Steltz is expected to start in his place. Other than quarterback Jay Cutler (thumb) and running...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  11. Camp Confidential: Detroit Lions

    Kevin Seifert

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The same question surfaced at every stop on my NFC North training camp tour. In some form or fashion, division rivals wanted to know: Have the Detroit Lions improved as much as advertised? After all, Lions Fever long ago engul...

    Blog | August 15, 2011
  12. Detroit Lions release LB Zack Follett, who suffered neck injury i...

    The Detroit Lions released linebacker Zack Follett less than 12 hours after he tweeted he was finished in the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2011
  13. Chris Houston gives Lions some options

    Kevin Seifert

    For those who like to dig up old blog posts for a "gotcha" moment, I'll beat you to the punch. Here's what I wrote near the end of draft weekend in April: I have no problem if the Detroit Lions, three years removed from the worst season in NFL histo...

    Blog | July 31, 2011
  14. Scramble'11: Lions' CB conundrum

    Kevin Seifert

    Will Eric Wright be this season's Chris Houston? That comparison came to mind Friday morning when it became clear that Wright and the Detroit Lions had agreed to terms on a one-year contract. Like Houston, Wright was a full-time starter throughout...

    Blog | July 29, 2011