Draft pick's work habits left a lasting impression on the Rutgers assistant who recruited him.
The Dallas Cowboys worked out a bunch of recent first- and second-round picks, most notably former Cowboy running back Felix Jones.
The Lions' average annual player salary is $2.3 million. The club's total player payroll of $118.8 million ranks 30th.
Major Applewhite, who has known the Lions rookie since he was very young, recounts how Diggs was recruited to Texas.
NFL Nation TV catches up with Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly and his daughter, Erin Kelly, who will talk about her new book.
Football Outsiders IDs the top remaining needs in the NFC North, including holes along the defensive line for both the Lions and Packers.
ESPN's NFL Nation reporters discuss the hot topics in video form regarding each of their teams.
Mike Sando hands out offseason grades for all 32 NFL teams with the help of ESPN analysts Bill Polian, Louis Riddick, Matt Williamson and Field Yates. The Jets come out on top with an A grade.
This week's NFL Nation Spreecast discusses Justin Smith's retirement from the San Francisco 49ers and the Arizona Cardinals' offseason.
Laken Tomlinson's journey from Jamaica to Chicago and then Duke and eventually the Detroit Lions has been well documented.
After reaching the maximum 90-man offseason roster limit, the Detroit Lions assigned jersey numbers on Monday to their seven most recent signees.
Third-round pick showed elite size, movement in workouts for college coaches.
Ziggy Ansah recently donated money for 40 special education students to have food and drinks and a Tigers game.
Team has a few players who might be candidates to run a franchise after they retire, starting with quarterback Matthew Stafford.
At that point, some questions may start to come into focus and there are many of them surrounding the Lions as they enter May.
The latest ESPN Fantasy rankings are out and the Lions, littered with offensive talent, are all over those rankings.
The Detroit Lions safety is eating healthy and looking at some stability for the first time in his NFL career.
"Sometimes you put your own agendas aside potentially for the experience of enjoying workday life," Dan Orlovsky said of backing up Matthew Stafford.
Moves follow the offseason retirement of longtime senior personnel executive James 'Shack' Harris in February.
Detroit Lions cornerback Nevin Lawson is progressing in his healing from a foot injury suffered last season and is ready to compete in the secondary.
DeAndre Levy's latest offseason adventures saw the Detroit Lions Pro Bowl linebacker go to Chile and Easter Island.
The Lions are essentially getting another rotational tackle in Corey Wootton, who signed Thursday morning.
After a rookie season lost to injuries, TJ Jones is starting to feel like himself again out on the football field.
It took almost two weeks, but the Detroit Lions have agreed to terms with running back Ameer Abdullah, their second round pick out of Nebraska.
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