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Ziggy Ansah offered free IMAX movies for year after wearing 3D glasses to NFL Draft

Tweet With the fifth-overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions selected defensive end Ezekiel “Ziggy” Ansah out of BYU. He was expected to be a high draft pick, but not many people expected his choice of accessory. Ansah, when the cam...
by Los That Sports Blog. on May 3, 2013

NFL Mock Draft 2013 by Rudy’s Arena Version 2

(We’ve updated this article – after the New York Jets traded Darrelle Revis to Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the #13 overall pick. ) *New draft picks at #4, 6,11, 13, 16, 18, 21, 22 Round 1 1.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...

LIONS TO HOST MNF THIRD STRAIGHT SEASON, HOST PACK ON TURKEY DAY

LIONS ANNOUNCE 2013 SCHEDULE Detroit to host Monday Night Football Game for Third-Straight Season; Set to Face Green Bay on Thanksgiving for 21st TimeAllen Park, Mich. – The Detroit Lions announced their full 2013 season schedule today. For the thi...
by Detroit Lions Frontline on Apr 19, 2013

Detroit Lions sign YouTube kicking sensation Havard Rugland to contract

Tweet   Last December the New York Jets brought Norwegian YouTube kicking sensation Havard Rugland in for a tryout, which ended unsuccessfully. The Jets’ loss has turned into the Detroit Lions’ gain. RT @ttwentyman: The Lions have si...
by Los That Sports Blog. on Apr 11, 2013

Tavon Austin To Detroit Makes Sense

As I re-evaluate my recent mock draft, one possibility that hasn’t been explored much is the Detroit Lions selecting a receiver with their 1st round pick. The Lions insist on drafting impact players-productive players. They have not been shy ab...
by NFL Draft Blogger on Apr 8, 2013

NFC North QB ranking: Matthew Stafford No. 1?

In the legendary days of NFL yesteryear, the NFC North was considered the black and blue division of the league. With its origins from the old NFC Central, this division was once known for hard-nosed football that featured punishing ground games, f...
by The Penalty Flag on Apr 2, 2013

Seahawks turning up the heat on defense

When the Seahawks signed pass-rushers Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett in free agency last week, no one was happier to add their versatility and productivityContinue Reading »...
by Seahawks 12th Man Army on Mar 21, 2013

Cliff Avril boosts Seahawks on defense

A day after adding an impact player on offense, the Seattle Seahawks addressed the team’s most pressing need in free agency — bringing in aContinue Reading »...
by Seahawks 12th Man Army on Mar 14, 2013

Signing Cliff Avril addresses defensive priority

Priority One on Pete Carroll’s offseason to-do list was improving the Seahawks’ pass rush. GM John Schneider checked it off Thursday by signing former Lions’Continue Reading »...
by Seahawks 12th Man Army on Mar 14, 2013

DETROIT LIONS NAME MARCUS ROBERTSON SECONDARY COACH

Allen Park, Mich.—The Detroit Lions announced today that they have named Marcus Robertson as the team’s secondary coach. This year marks his 23rd season in the NFL and his seventh season as a coach, specializing in the defensive backfield. From 2...
by Detroit Lions Frontline on Feb 14, 2013

Detroit Lions reloading, not rebuilding

Jim Schwartz told the media the Detroit Lions are not rebuilding. Let’s not get this confused with 2009, the Lions aren’t coming off an 0-16 season. How could you even consider rebuilding when stars like Matt Stafford, Calvin Johnson, and...
by The Penalty Flag on Feb 8, 2013

Troubled receiver Titus Young to be released by Detroit Lions

Tweet After continually straining his relationship with the team, the Detroit Lions are reportedly about release wide receiver Titus Young. The news was reported on the Lions official website by Tim Twentyman, saying, “The Detroit Lions have had en...
by Los That Sports Blog. on Feb 4, 2013

Lions previous draft grade gets downgraded

Looking back, the Detroit Lions haven’t received much back from the seven selections made in the 2012 NFL Draft. The draft was highlighted by first round selection, offensive tackle Riley Reiff and second round selection, wide receiver Ryan...
by The Penalty Flag on Jan 29, 2013

LIONS HIRE BRIAN XANDERS AS SENIOR PERSONNEL EXECUTIVE

Allen Park, Mich.—The Detroit Lions announced today that they have hired Brian Xanders as Senior Personnel Executive.Xanders joins the Lions following a five-year stint with the Denver Broncos, including the last four seasons as the Broncos general...
by Detroit Lions Frontline on Jan 28, 2013

Titus Young continues to voice displeasure with Lions; says he’s tired of threats

Tweet   When the Detroit Lions selected Titus Young in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft they were hoping to add another viable target for Matthew Stafford to go along with all-world receiver Calvin Johnson. Instead they received someone wh...
by Los That Sports Blog. on Jan 25, 2013

Potential 2013 Detroit Lions roster changes

The 2012 season is over for the Detroit Lions, and now we look onto the potential 2013 Detroit Lions roster changes. The Lions will potentially allow 28 players to enter the lion’s den this offseason, and that is a lot to digest in one offseas...
by The Penalty Flag on Jan 24, 2013

2013 NFL Mock Draft: Why the Chiefs pass on a quarterback

The regular season ended a few weeks ago, and the Super Bowl is just right around the corner, and soon enough the 2013 NFL Draft will be here. With that said, it is time for my first 2013 NFL mock draft of the year. The Kansas City Chiefs after a har...
by The Penalty Flag on Jan 23, 2013

Mel Kiper releases his 2013 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

When Mel Kiper talks for some reason fans of the NFL listen and pay. In order to see his entire mock draft you would need ESPN’s insider service, but we went ahead and found it the old fashioned way – by searching every news outlet who ha...
by The Penalty Flag on Jan 16, 2013

LIONS LONG SNAPPER DON MUHLBACH ADDED TO NFC PRO BOWL TEAM

Allen Park, Mich.— Detroit Lions LS Don Muhlbach was added today to the 2013 NFC Pro Bowl team. Muhlbach’s addition as the squad’s long snapper was made by Green Bay Head Coach Mike McCarthy and the Packers coaching staff, who are serving as th...
by Detroit Lions Frontline on Jan 15, 2013

NFL teams where record doesn’t tell the full story

Every season in the NFL there are teams that finish near the bottom of the standings that make you shake you head with shock and confusion. On the other side of the coin, the teams that win a division and make you say, “where did they come from?”...
by The Penalty Flag on Jan 13, 2013


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