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Damon Harrison looking for a new deal from Lions

The Lions acquired defensive tackle Damon Harrison last year, when the Giants were looking to unload a previous administration’s contract. Now, Harrison himself is looking to do something with that deal. According to Kyle Meinke of, Harrison has asked the Lions for an adjustment of his current contract, though it’s unclear if the Lions [more]

Report: Ziggy Ansah won’t sign any time soon

Former Lions defensive end Ziggy Ansah is one of the NFL’s top available free agents, and he’s going to remain available for a while. Ansah’s agent told Ian Rapoport of NFL Network that teams have been asking for more information about Ansah’s surgically repaired shoulder, so they plan to wait until after Ansah has a [more]

Dontrelle Inman visiting Lions

Colts General Manager Chris Ballard said last week that the team was “still working through it” in reference to re-signing wide receiver Dontrelle Inman. Inman said earlier this year that he wants to stay with the Colts, but he’s not just waiting by the phone for Ballard to call. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports [more]

Clay Harbor trying to make an NFL comeback

Tight end Clay Harbor has appeared on The Bachelorette more recently than an NFL game, but he is hopeful that he still has a future as a player. Harbor spent the 2017 season on the Saints’ injured reserve list with a wrist injury that he aggravated during his appearance on the long-running reality show. He [more]

Rashaan Melvin: I feel like I cheated the fans and the franchise

After the Lions announced the deal for Rashaan Melvin, the cornerback used social media to thank the Raiders organization and apologize for his play last season. It didn’t work out for Melvin in Oakland after he signed as a free agent last offsason. He made only seven starts, getting benched in favor of Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie. [more]

Rashaan Melvin signs with Lions

The Lions were looking to add a veteran cornerback, and now they’ve found one. Rashaan Melvin has signed a one-year deal with the Lions, a league source tells PFT. The 29-year-old Melvin spent last season in Oakland after signing a one-year, $5.5 million deal, but he was a disappointment and was benched for Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie. [more]

Al Woods visited Lions

Free agent defensive lineman Al Woods visited the Lions this week. Woods, 31, appeared in 14 games with the Colts last season with eight starts. He made 24 tackles. He has played nine seasons since the Saints made him a fourth-round pick in 2010. Woods has played games for the Buccaneers, Seahawks, Titans and Steelers [more]

49ers, Jets and Raiders among Josh Allen’s pre-draft visits

Quarterback Josh Allen was selected by the Bills with the seventh-overall pick in last year’s draft and the pass rusher with the same name may be off the board even earlier this year. This Josh Allen recorded 17 sacks and 21.5 tackles for loss coming off the edge for Kentucky last season and he’s usually [more]

Lions re-sign Andrew Donnal

The Lions are bringing back one of the reserve offensive linemen from last year’s roster. The team announced on Friday that tackle Andrew Donnal has re-signed with the team. They did not announce any terms of the deal. Donnal joined the Lions as a waiver claim last September. He was on the active roster all [more]

Rams match Lions’ offer for Malcolm Brown

Malcolm Brown will remain in Los Angeles. The Rams are matching the offer sheet the Lions gave Brown, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. It’s a two-year, $3.25 million deal for Brown, who gets a $100,000 signing bonus and $1 million guaranteed. He’ll serve as Todd Gurley‘s backup, and C.J. Anderson apparently won’t have a [more]

Former Lions linebacker Mike Cofer dies

Former Lions linebacker Mike Cofer died Thursday, after a long illness. According to Phil Kaplan of the Knoxville News-Sentinel, the former University of Tennessee captain and 10-year NFL player passed away at age 58 after a prolonged battle with amyloidosis. He started 104 games over 10 years with the Lions, and made the Pro Bowl [more]

T.J. Lang expected to retire

The Lions released T.J. Lang earlier this month, and the offensive lineman said at the time he had not decided whether to continue his career. He apparently has decided. In what will come as a surprise to no one, Lang has told those close to him that he “definitely” has played his last game, Dave [more]

Is “withdrawn” Thanksgiving proposal really withdrawn?

Of all the various proposals that will be considered by ownership next week, one sticks out. It’s the one that doesn’t count. The Eagles proposed that the Lions and Cowboys would alternate playing on the road on Thanksgiving, and then the Eagles withdrew it. But the proposal continues to appear on the list of proposals [more]

Eagles proposed change to Detroit-Dallas Thanksgiving tradition

For decades, Detroit and Dallas have hosted Thanksgiving games each year. The Eagles attempted to change that, but they later withdrew their proposal. The league confirmed today that the Eagles submitted a proposal for a change in the league resolutions that would have seen the Lions and Cowboys continue to play on Thanksgiving each year, [more]

Lions sign Logan Thomas

The Lions announced they have signed free agent tight end Logan Thomas. Thomas spent the past two seasons in Buffalo. He appeared in 24 games with five starts, catching 19 passes for 144 yards and a touchdown. He originally entered the NFL as a quarterback, with the Cardinals using a fourth-round selection on him in [more]

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