Detroit Lions

Stadium: Ford Field | Coach: Jim Caldwell
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense21st81.9 (30th)256.9 (11th)
Defense18th106.3 (18th)248.4 (19th)

Schedule

1:00 pm EDT
Sun Sep 10
ARI
8:30 pm EDT
Mon Sep 18
at NYG
1:00 pm EDT
Sun Sep 24
ATL
1:00 pm EDT
Sun Oct 1
at MIN
1:00 pm EDT
Sun Oct 8
CAR
1:00 pm EDT
Sun Oct 15
at NO
8:30 pm EDT
Sun Oct 29
PIT
8:30 pm EST
Mon Nov 6
at GB
1:00 pm EST
Sun Nov 12
CLE
1:00 pm EST
Sun Nov 19
at CHI
12:30 pm EST
Thu Nov 23
MIN
1:00 pm EST
Sun Dec 3
at BAL
1:00 pm EST
Sun Dec 10
at TB
4:30 pm EST
Sat Dec 16
CHI
1:00 pm EST
Sun Dec 24
at CIN
1:00 pm EST
Sun Dec 31
GB

Standings

NFC
North
Overall
W-L-T
Division
W-L-T
Green Bay10-6-05-1-0
Detroit9-7-03-3-0
Minnesota8-8-02-4-0
Chicago3-13-02-4-0
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Lions' Michael Roberts: Picked up by Lions
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Lions selected Roberts in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 127th overall.

Roberts has the frame to be a mauling blocker at tight end, checking in at 6-foot-4, 270. He also has massive mitts with 11.5-inch hands and he made quite the impression at the senior bowl. Roberts dominated opposing defenses in the red zone with 10 of his 16 receiving touchdowns coming deep in enemy territory last season. He should develop into a nice complement opposite Eric Ebron.

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Lions' Jalen Reeves-Maybin: Headed to Detroit
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Lions selected Reeves-Maybin in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 124th overall.

Detroit continued to address its issues at linebacker Saturday by going after Reeves-Maybin. He came into the year as a potential Day 2 selection after a strong junior season that saw him rack up 105 total tackles and 14.0 tackles for loss. However, Reeves-Maybin had a season-ending shoulder injury early in his senior year and reportedly had a shaky pro day. If Reeves-Maybin is able to recapture his 2015 form, he'll end up being a nice value pick for the Lions in the fourth round.

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Lions' Kenny Golladay: Headed to Detroit
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Lions selected Golladay in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 96th overall.

This is a good pick by a team that could use a target like Golladay. At 6-foot-4, 218 pounds, Golladay has a frame well above the average, and workout metrics that also put him above the average. With 4.5 speed, a 35.5-inch vertical, and 120-inch broad jump, he could earn a surprisingly big rookie workload in an offense that gave 830 snaps to Anquan Boldin last year. Golladay was dominant on the field in college, catching 160 passes for 2,285 yards and 18 touchdowns in 26 games at Northern Illinois.

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Lions' Jarrad Davis: Drafted 21st overall by Detroit
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Lions selected Davis in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 21st overall.

Davis dealt with injuries in college but was otherwise a dominant performer on one of the nation's best defenses. Davis showed 4.6 speed at the Florida pro day and excellent jumps (38.5-inch vertical, 129-inch broad jump), so as long as he stays healthy the tools he showed on film should translate into an effective NFL starter. Whether he's an IDP factor in 2017 is simply a matter of the play count he earns.

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Lions' T.J. Lang: On track to be back by training camp
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lang is on track to be back from his hip injury for the start of training camp, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports.

Lang stated that he is actually a little ahead of his original return schedule. He is known as being a very tough player and played through a good portion of last season with injuries, so Lang will likely be back as soon as he is physically able.

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