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- Detroit Lions hire NFL draft boo-meter creator, two others to personnel departmenton July 6, 2020 at 8:55 pm
The Detroit Lions have hired scouting assistant Ademi Smith and analytics assistants Caio Brighenti and Michael Pelfrey to the personnel department.
- What we know: The latest on mounting pressure that could prompt Washington Redskins to change team nameon July 6, 2020 at 5:34 pm
Washington's NFL team has faced scrutiny for years regarding its name, but the franchise might have reached its tipping point in recent days.
- Former Detroit Lions free safety, specials teams player Tommy Vaughn dies at 77on July 5, 2020 at 7:46 pm
Tommy Vaughn, a two-way player at Iowa State, was drafted in the fifth round and played with the Detroit Lions from 1965 to 1971.
- Detroit Lions sign second-round pick D'Andre Swift; Jeff Okudah still unsignedon July 5, 2020 at 1:36 pm
Detroit Lions signed RB D'Andre Swift on Saturday, the player announced on Twitter. The Lions took Swift in the second round of the NFL draft.
- Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, wife Kelly reveal gender of fourth childon July 4, 2020 at 1:15 pm
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford's wife, Kelly Stafford, revealed their new child is a girl. Her name is Tyler Hall Stafford.
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- Lions: Notes: Detroit Lions rookie Jeff Okudah says he's never attended an NFL gameon July 5, 2020 at 11:00 pm
- Lions: D'Andre Swift appears to sign rookie deal with Detroit Lionson July 5, 2020 at 11:00 pm
- Lions: Open thread: Will David Blough make the team in 2020?on July 5, 2020 at 11:00 pm
- Lions: 2020 Detroit Lions worst salary cap hits: Nick Williamson July 5, 2020 at 11:00 pm
- Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs agree to max $503M deal, richest contract in pro sports historyon July 7, 2020 at 12:17 am
The Kansas City Chiefs made sure they'll have Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes around as long as possible.
- Trump criticizes Washington, Indians for weighing name changeson July 6, 2020 at 9:24 pm
Trump criticized a pair of sports teams that are considering name changes in the wake of a national reckoning over racial injustice and inequality.
- Notable sports deaths in 2020 (Updated: July 6)on July 6, 2020 at 7:34 pm
Notable sports deaths in 2020 (Updated: July 6)
- View the daily Detroit News sports front pages (Updated: July 6)on July 6, 2020 at 2:19 am
View the daily Detroit News sports front pages (Updated: July 6)
- Lions sign second-round running back D'Andre Swifton July 5, 2020 at 2:59 pm
The Detroit Lions have signed their second-round draft pick, running back D'Andre Swift of Georgia, to a four-year rookie contract.
News from Around the NFL
- Patrick Mahomes new contract puts him in elite company among the higest paid athletes in the world.on July 7, 2020 at 2:44 am
- Patrick Mahomes tops Mike Trout for biggest contract in sports historyon July 7, 2020 at 1:12 am
Just 16 months after Mike Trout signed the biggest deal ever, Patrick Mahomes has beaten him. The Super Bowl MVP is the only football player in the top five.
- Ten reasons for QB Patrick Mahomes' 10-year megadeal with the Chiefson July 7, 2020 at 1:12 am
Why did the Chiefs agree to a $450M deal with Mahomes? Between the QB's record-setting performances and MVP awards, they had plenty of motivation.
- Steelers' JuJu Smith-Schuster surprises family with new houseon July 7, 2020 at 12:19 am
A day after James Conner posted a video of him surprising his mom with a house, JuJu Smith-Schuster did the same for his family.
- Steelers' Conner surprises mom with new houseon July 6, 2020 at 10:17 pm
Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner surprised his mom, Kelly Bibbs, with a new house on Saturday, posting video of the moment on Instagram.
- Chiefs lock up Patrick Mahomes: Here are eight QBs who could be next up for lucrative contractson July 7, 2020 at 12:12 am
A look at eight QBs whose own big-money deals may be on the horizon
- Biggest contracts in NFL history: Patrick Mahomes tops list with reported 10-year deal worth up to $503Mon July 7, 2020 at 12:11 am
A look at the most lucrative contracts ever signed in the NFL
- Chiefs, Patrick Mahomes agree on 10-year contract extension worth up to $503 million, per reporton July 7, 2020 at 12:11 am
The reigning Super Bowl MVP is staying in Kansas City for the long haul
- Patrick Mahomes lands Chiefs deal worth up to $503 million: Here are the highest-paid QBs entering 2020on July 6, 2020 at 10:50 pm
A rundown of the top 20 highest-paid signal-callers in football
- Patrick Mahomes becomes sixth NFL star ever to get deal of 10 years or more: Here's how the others worked outon July 6, 2020 at 10:35 pm
The Chiefs quarterback isn't the first player in NFL history to land a 10-year deal
- A change of nickname would lead to a fresh start for the Redskinson July 7, 2020 at 1:16 am
The Washington Redskins are looking into changing the name of the franchise. While the nickname would leave, everything about the team’s history stays.
- 49ers sign cornerback Jamar Taylor to one-year contracton July 6, 2020 at 11:27 pm
The San Francisco 49ers signed cornerback Jamar Taylor to a one-year contract
- Chiefs, Mahomes agree to 10-year, $503 million extensionon July 6, 2020 at 9:50 pm
The Kansas City Chiefs made sure they’ll have Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes around as long as possible
- Native American groups ask NFL to force Redskins name changeon July 6, 2020 at 8:17 pm
Native American groups ask NFL to force Redskins name change
- Patrick Mahomes signs the richest deal in sports history with 10-year, $503 million extensionon July 6, 2020 at 7:26 pm
The reigning Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs locked in Patrick Mahomes, their franchise cornerstone, through 2031 on Monday.
History of Franchise
Stadium: Ford Field
City: Detroit, Michigan
Conference: National Football Conference
Division: NFC North
Owner Martha Firestone Ford
Chairman Martha Firestone Ford
President Rod Wood
General manager Bob Quinn
Head coach Matt Patricia
League championships (4)
NFL Championships (pre–1970 AFL–NFL merger) (4)
1935, 1952, 1953, 1957
Conference championships (4)
NFL National: 1952
NFL Western: 1953, 1954, 1957
Division championships (8)
NFL Western: 1935, 1953, 1954, 1957
NFL National: 1952
NFC Central: 1983, 1991, 1993
Playoff appearances (17)
NFL: 1935, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1957, 1970, 1982, 1983, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2011, 2014, 2016
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Detroit Lions 2019 Schedule
Week DATE OPP RESULT
1 8/8/2019 vs L 31-3
2 8/17/2019 @ L 30-23
WK DATE OPP TIME VENUE
3 8/23/2019 vs 8:00 PM Ford Field
4 8/29/2019 @ 7:30 PM FirstEnergy Stadium
WK DATE OPP TIME TV VENUE
1 9/8/2019 @ 4:25 PM FOX State Farm Stadium
2 9/15/2019 vs 1:00 PM Ford Field
3 9/22/2019 @ 1:00 PM FOX Lincoln Financial Field
4 9/29/2019 vs 1:00 PM FOX Ford Field
5 — BYE — — —
6 10/14/2019 @ 8:15 PM ESPN Lambeau Field
7 10/20/2019 vs 1:00 PM FOX Ford Field
8 10/27/2019 vs 1:00 PM FOX Ford Field
9 11/3/2019 @ 4:05 PM FOX Oakland Coliseum
10 11/10/2019 @ 1:00 PM Soldier Field
11 11/17/2019 vs 1:00 PM FOX Ford Field
12 11/24/2019 @ 1:00 PM FOX FedEx Field
13 11/28/2019 vs 12:30 PM FOX Ford Field
14 12/8/2019 @ 1:00 PM FOX U.S. Bank Stadium
15 12/15/2019 vs 1:00 PM FOX Ford Field
16 12/22/2019 @ TBA — Broncos Stadium at Mile High
17 12/29/2019 vs 1:00 PM FOX Ford Field
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