2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
9-7, 2nd in NFC North
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30dEric Williams

Manziel throws at USD; 13 NFL teams watch

Johnny Manziel threw to receivers at the University of San Diego's pro day on Thursday. Thirteen NFL teams had scouts in attendance.

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31dMichael Rothstein

Lions sign Williams, fill void left by Ngata exit

Defensive tackle Sylvester Williams, who was released by the Titans after one season of a three-year deal, will help the Lions fill a void created by the departure of Haloti Ngata.

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35dMichael Rothstein

Source: Blount inks 1-year, $2M deal with Lions

The Lions have signed running back LeGarrette Blount, the team announced Friday. Blount brings Super Bowl experience to Detroit after winning it with the Eagles last season and with the Patriots the previous season.

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Raiders shore up D with Gilchrist, Whitehead

The Oakland Raiders shored up their defense on Thursday with the acquisition of two potential starters in free agency, linebacker Tahir Whitehead and safety Marcus Gilchrist.

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Lions sign ex-Seahawks cornerback Shead

Former Seattle Seahawks cornerback DeShawn Shead signed with the Detroit Lions on Wednesday. Shead's one-year deal worth $3.5 million could go to $6.5 million with playtime incentives, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

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38dMichael Rothstein

Ebron hits market after being released by Lions

The Detroit Lions have released tight end Eric Ebron, the club announced Wednesday, less than an hour before free agency was set to begin. Ebron was due $8.25 million -- not guaranteed -- against the cap in 2018.

Simms: Stafford gets a bad rap (2:29)
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Former Spartan and Lion Dibble dies at 88

Dorne Dibble, a defensive end and wide receiver at Michigan State before winning two NFL titles with the Detroit Lions in the 1950s, has died at 88.

Lions franchise tag DE Ansah (1:07)
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Lions franchise DE Ansah after 12-sack season

Ezekiel Ansah, who had 12 sacks despite dealing with ankle, shoulder and back injuries last season, has been designated as the Lions' franchise player for 2018.

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53dKevin Seifert

Committee says '14 Dez play should be a catch

The NFL competition committee was unanimous in saying that Dez Bryant's reception in the 2014 NFC playoffs should have been ruled a catch, according to committee member John Mara.

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65dBill Barnwell

Barnwell: Offseason moves to improve every NFC team

Seattle has big decisions to make on the Legion of Boom. The Saints need to lock up Drew Brees. The Vikings need to sign a quarterback. Here are five offseason moves to improve all 16 NFC teams.

How will Patricia fit with Lions? (0:58)
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75dMichael Rothstein

Lions officially name Patricia as head coach

The Lions officially announced Matt Patricia as the 27th head coach in franchise history Monday, less than a day after he finished his final game as the Patriots' defensive coordinator.

Team Stats

Passing Yards261.46th
Rushing Yards76.332nd
Points For25.67th
Points Against23.521st