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Matthew Stafford doesn’t throw Monday as “part of the plan” for his recovery

Matthew Stafford did not throw Monday, but coach Sean McVay called it “part of the plan” for the quarterback in his recovery from an elbow injury.“We’ve always kind of stayed true (to the plan),” McVay said, via a live stream from the team. “This one is a three-day bucket. He’ll work tomorrow, and you’ll see [more]

Dan Campbell on fourth Lions retirement of offseason: The NFL’s not for everybody

The Lions placed tackle Zein Obeid on the reserve/retired list on Monday and that’s become a somewhat frequent transaction for the Lions this offseason.Defensive tackle John Penisini retired in June and Obeid is the third of the team’s undrafted free agent signings to retire since the start of camp. Wide receiver Corey Sutton and defensive [more]

Dan Campbell would like starters to play “maybe a quarter” in preseason opener

The Lions will host the Falcons for the first matchup of the preseason and it sounds like there will be notable players on the field for both sides.Detroit head coach Dan Campbell told reporters in his Monday press conference that he’s planning to play the team’s starters.“I talked to [Falcons head coach] Arthur Smith. I [more]

Lions sign Kendall Lamm

The Lions have added veteran offensive lineman Kendall Lamm to their roster.The team announced the signing on Monday afternoon. Tackle Zein Obeid was placed on the reserve/retired list in a corresponding move.Lamm was released by the Titans in March and visited the Colts last week. Lamm played 12 games for Tennessee last season and made [more]

DJ Chark: I have big expectations for this team and I want to live up to them

The Lions brought in DJ Chark on a one-year deal to improve the club’s receiving corps.Entering his fifth season, Chark appears to be fitting in well with Detroit’s offense and quarterback Jared Goff.Coming off a fractured ankle that prematurely ended his 2021 season, Chark said over the weekend that he can feel the offense jelling. [more]

Report: Matthew Stafford dealing with “bad” elbow tendinitis

Rams coach Sean McVay announced Wednesday that Matthew Stafford wouldn’t participate in team drills for now. It has raised concerns about the quarterback’s elbow issue.Ian Rapoport of NFL Media has provided more clarity, reporting Stafford is dealing with “bad tendinitis.”Stafford had a procedure this offseason, which previously was reported, but Rapoport called it platelet-rich plasma [more]

Lions sign Maurice Alexander, waive Greg Bell

The Lions have added the USFL’s leading kickoff returner to their roster.The team announced the signing of wide receiver Maurice Alexander on Wednesday. Running back Greg Bell was waived with an injury designation in a corresponding move.Alexander averaged 31.5 yards per kickoff return for the Philadelphia Stars in the return season of the spring league. [more]

Lions expect Quintez Cephus to miss a short period of time with leg injury

Lions wide receiver Quintez Cephus needed assistance to leave the field on Tuesday after suffering an injury to his leg, but it should not be long before he’s able to rejoin the team at practice.Head coach Dan Campbell told reporters on Wednesday that Cephus avoided a major injury and is expected to miss a “short [more]

Quintez Cephus hurt his leg at Tuesday’s practice

The Lions saw wide receiver Quintez Cephus leave Tuesday’s practice early.Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that Cephus grabbed his left leg after getting tangled up with cornerback Jeff Okudah while making a catch during a drill. Cephus was attended to by medical personnel and then left the field with their assistance.Cephus had [more]

Dan Campbell: Aidan Hutchinson working to earn the respect of his teammates

When the Lions drafted Aidan Hutchinson at No. 2 overall in the spring, they did it thinking he could step in and make an immediate impact.It appears Hutchinson is on track to do so. But coaches and players have praised Hutchinson for not taking anything for granted in his first offseason program and training camp.Head [more]

Lions sign Justin Jackson

The Lions have added a piece to their offensive backfield.The team announced the signing of running back Justin Jackson on Monday afternoon. Wide receiver Corey Sutton was placed on the reserve/retired list in a corresponding move.Jackson was a Chargers seventh-round pick in 2018 and he spent the last four seasons with the AFC West team. [more]

Dan Campbell on Josh Reynolds: I call him the praying mantis, he’s a spider of death

Lions head coach Dan Campbell made his mark with some entertaining press conferences during his first season with the team and it doesn’t look like he’s changing his approach in his second year running the show in Detroit.Campbell made that clear while discussing wide receiver Josh Reynolds over the weekend. Reynolds joined the Lions after [more]

William White dies from ALS at 56

Former Lions defensive back William White has died after a battle with ALS, the team announced Thursday. He was 56. “I loved William,” Lions special assistant to president/CEO Chris Spielman said in a statement. “We shared experiences of joy and sorrow on and off the field. He was and always will be my brother. I [more]

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