Former Detroit Lions Safety William White Dies At 56 After 6-Year Battle With ALS
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(CBS DETROIT) – Former Detroit Lions safety William White has died after a six-year battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), the team announced Thursday night. DETROIT, MICHIGAN – OCTOBER 31: Chris Spielman, left, embraces William White, both former Detroit Lions players, during the Pride of the Lions celebration during halftime in the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Ford Field on October 31, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images) White played 11 seasons in the NFL, spending six seasons in Detroit. In addition to playing for the Lions, he also played f ..read more
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Former Michigan And Lions Coach Gary Moeller Dies At 81
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Gary Moeller, who succeeded Bo Schembechler as Michigan’s coach and later led the Detroit Lions, died Monday. He was 81. The University of Michigan announced his death, and no cause was provided. Moeller was promoted from offensive coordinator to lead the Wolverines’ program in 1990 and was 44-13-3 over five seasons. “Gary Moeller was a great family man, great friend, great coach, and a man of integrity and high character,” Lloyd Carr, who succeeded Moeller as Michigan’s coach, said in a statement. “I admired him, I respected him and I loved him.” PASADENA, C ..read more
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No. 2 Pick Aidan Hutchinson Agrees To $35.7 Million Deal With Detroit Lions
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(CBS DETROIT) — The contract for No. 2 overall pick Aidan Huthuson is a done deal with the Detroit Lions. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero, the former Michigan defensive end agreed to a four-year deal worth $35,713,388, including a $23,153,372 signing bonus. An NFL report on Monday states Hutchinson’s contract is fully guaranteed and includes a fifth-year team option. So far, Hutchinson is the highest selection to sign his rookie contract and the second in the top five to do so, the report states. LAS VEGAS, NV – APRIL 28: Aidan Hutchinson, Michigan is greeted by NFL ..read more
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Lions Work On Defensive Rebuild
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The Detroit Lions continued to make big investments on defense in the NFL draft and are hoping that they result in immediate rewards for a franchise that has struggled in recent seasons. “We definitely felt like we got better as an organization this week,” said Brad Holmes who completed his second draft as the Lions general manager. “We’ve got eight guys that we’re really, really excited about that can help us going forward. LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 28: Aidan Hutchinson walks onstage after being selected second by the Detroit Lions during round one of the 2022 NFL Draft on April 28, 2022 in ..read more
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Lions Trade Up To Take Williams After Taking Hutchinson At No. 2
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Aidan Hutchinson surprised his mother with a gift on draft day and then the Detroit Lions made his wish come true. The Lions grabbed the talented Michigan defensive end with the No. 2 pick in the NFL draft Thursday night, barely using its allotted five minutes to address a desperate need with a hometown star who was the runner-up for the Heisman Trophy this past season. LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 28: Aidan Hutchinson walks onstage after being selected second by the Detroit Lions during round one of the 2022 NFL Draft on April 28, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images ..read more
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T.J. Hockenson Locked Up With 5th-Year Option
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The Detroit Lions have exercised their fifth-year option on tight end T.J. Hockenson, the team announced Tuesday. DETROIT, MICHIGAN – NOVEMBER 25: T.J. Hockenson #88 of the Detroit Lions catches a touchdown pass against the Chicago Bears during the third quarter at Ford Field on November 25, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Mike Mulholland/Getty Images) A first-round pick in 2019 out of Iowa, Hockenson has 160 receptions for 1,673 yards and 12 touchdowns in his three seasons. He was named to the Pro Bowl in 2020.   © 2022 Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not ..read more
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Mock Draft
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2y ago
Our head is still spinning from all the draft movement over the past five weeks. There might very well be more trades involving first-round picks before everyone settles in near Caesars Palace and the Bellagio fountains for what promises to be a wild event. Maybe as wild as the restructuring of the draft order already. 1. Jacksonville Not as much of a slam dunk as Trevor Lawrence last year at the top. Close enough, though. AIDAN HUTCHINSON, EDGE, MICHIGAN COLLEGE PARK, MARYLAND – NOVEMBER 20: Aidan Hutchinson #97 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates during the first half against the Maryland ..read more
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Lions Likely Looking At Defense With No. 2 Pick
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The Detroit Lions have been so bad in recent years, winning an average of four games since 2018, that they desperately need an influx of talent at a lot of positions on both sides of the ball. Help might be on the way. CLEVELAND, OHIO – APRIL 29: A Detroit Lions fan holds a jersey with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after the Lions selected Penei Sewell with the seventh pick during round one of the 2021 NFL Draft at the Great Lakes Science Center on April 29, 2021 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) The Lions are going into the NFL draft with the No. 2 pick, the last s ..read more
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Detroit Lions Have Signed Safety DeShon Elliott
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The Detroit Lions have signed safety DeShon Elliott to a one-year contract. Detroit announced the move Thursday, potentially adding a starter in the secondary. LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – SEPTEMBER 13: Defensive back DeShon Elliott #32 of the Baltimore Ravens during the NFL game against the Las Vegas Raiders at Allegiant Stadium on September 13, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Raiders defeated the Ravens 33-27 in overtime. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) The Lions are hoping Elliott’s injuries are behind him. He missed 10 games last season with a torn biceps/pectoral injury, his entire roo ..read more
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Detroit Lions To Be Featured On HBO Series ‘Hard Knocks’
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(CBS DETROIT) — HBO Sports and NFL Flims announced Monday that the Detroit Lions will be featured on the series “Hard Knocks.” NFL officials say “Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Detroit Lions” debuts at 10 p.m. on Aug. 9 on HBO. It will also be available to stream on HBO Max. Get your ready@HBOMax | #HardKnocks pic.twitter.com/YPT4UnrQja — Detroit Lions (@Lions) March 28, 2022 Officials say it will be the first time the series will travel to Detroit and the first training camp spent with any National Football Conference (NFC) North franchise. “We are excited about the opportunity to sho ..read more
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