Top 5 Detroit Lions players poised to breakout in 2013
The Detroit Lions finished 4-12 in 2012, but there are still a lot of reasons for optimism this offseason.
Thu May 16, 2013
Nick Fairley's claim of Detroit Lions' DT supremacy not far off, supported by numbers
Detroit's Nick Fairley and Ndamukong Suh combined for 13.5 sacks last season, despite Fairley missing the Lions' final three games.
Tue May 14, 2013
Detroit Lions sign former Western Michigan defensive end Freddie Bishop
Former Western Michigan defensive end Freddie Bishop is the latest undrafted rookie free agent to sign, according to the team's official website .
Mon May 13, 2013
What Do the Lions Gain by Extending Matthew Stafford's Contract Now?
Only one player in the NFL will count more against his team's overall salary cap in 2013 than Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford .
Sun May 12, 2013
Detroit Free Press
Despite contract troubles, Willie Young ready for 'big role' with Lions
Lions coach Jim Schwartz talks rookies: Lions coach Jim Schwartz talks about Day 2 of rookie minicamp and Larry Warford leaving with an injury.
Fri May 10, 2013
Ansah strikes five-year contract with Lions
The Detroit Lions are the first team to have their entire draft class under contract.
Thu May 09, 2013
Detroit Lions' Stephen Tulloch thrilled to be teaming up with Jason Jones again
Jason Jones will primarily play right defensive end, but will occasionally slide inside to rush the passer on third downs.
Sun May 05, 2013
Pride of Detroit
Devin Taylor scouting report
The Detroit Lions went into the final day of the draft with one new defensive end , and they decided to add another one by taking South Carolina's Devin Taylor in the fourth round.
Wed May 01, 2013
Where Does This Draft Leave the Lions?
The 2013 NFL Draft has come and gone, and the Lions came away with eight new players.
Draft impact: Lions' Ziggy Ansah
Another in a periodic series examining the roles of NFC North newcomers: We have all debated the potential for Ziggy Ansah 's immediate impact as a Detroit Lions defensive end in 2013.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Detroit Rehabilitates DE Position Via Draft
After losing its three top DE's this off-season, the team addressed those voids during the draft.
Detroit Lions: Gambling on a basketball player
They sat in the green room before the start of Thursday's NFL draft, trying to pass a few nervous minutes, when BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall decided to lighten the mood with a game.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Knoxville News Sentinel
Lions take S Carolina defensive end in 4th round
The Detroit Lions lost both of last season's starting defensive ends and used the final day of the NFL draft to try to fill those holes.
2013 NFL Draft: The Detroit Lions Select
Nov 17, 2012; Columbia, SC, USA South Carolina Gamecocks defensive end Devin Taylor lines up against the Wofford Terriers at Williams Brice Stadium.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Lions take BYU defensive end Ziggy Ansah
The Detroit Lions made a sizeable wager that one of the draft's biggest boom-or-bust prospects will hit it big.
2013 NFL Draft: Detroit Lions Select Ziggy Ansah
Apr 25, 2013; New York, NY, USA; Ezekiel Ansah is introduced by commissioner Roger Goodell as the number five overall pick to the Detroit Lions during the 2013 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
As Detroit Lions fans hope for Eric Fisher, we look at how your opinions shifted through offseason
There's no question about it, Central Michigan offensive tackle Eric Fisher is the player Detroit Lions fans want the team to land on Thursday.
Detroit Free Press
NFL draft hopeful Werner likes Lions' Washburn: 'He's crazy'
Before Bjoern Werner could sit down for his combine interview with the Lions in February, coach Jim Schwartz had one request.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
readers select a cornerback and defensive end for Detroit Lions in mock draft
The MLive.com audience focused on defense, drafting cornerback Dee Milliner and Texas defensive end Alex Okafor for the Detroit Lions The Detroit Lions will address the defense in the early portions of the NFL draft, selecting Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner and Texas defensive end Alex Okafor, according to MLive.com readers.