With the NFL Scouting Combine getting underway, rumours concerning teams looking to trade up or down ahead of the 2020 NFL Draft are gaining traction.
After finishing the 2017 season at a respectable 9-7, the Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn declared somewhat bluntly to the press that this was below the level expected of the franchise, resulting in the firing of head coach Jim Caldwell. In four years at Ford Field, Caldwell led the team to three winning seasons and two playoff appearances. He finished as one of only two coaches in the team's history to have a winning record.
The 2019 NFL trade deadline passed with little fanfare. Just one deal came to pass on the day and it was made by a team who had previously been dealing away for fun. Aqib Talib is the newest member of the Miami Dolphins, moving on from the Los Angeles Rams.
In what seems to have all but confirmed that Kenyan Drake is on the move, he has not travelled with the team to Pittsburgh to face the Steelers on MNF.
Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay has attracted interested in the trade market, as reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter
If you thought that the Detroit Lions had looked good in their first two games but had gotten lucky, now you might have to rethink your stance.
The Lions may finish 6-10 again, however, fans can be forgiving as long as they see that the team is moving in a positive, forward direction.
The NFC North looks set to be the tightest division in the NFL in 2019. The Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings all have serious – and realistic – playoff ambitions, while the Detroit Lions are still in contention, having picked up six wins in 2018.
The 2019 NFL Draft has come and gone with some teams transforming their rosters through shrewd picks and draft night trades. Who had the most success?
Kyler Murray drops outside the top three in our NFL mock draft as defensive players lead the way.
Detroit Lions head into the NFL Draft after a busy free agency period. The Lions have flexibility in the draft and could look to trade.
Detroit Lions have signed Trey Flowers, Danny Amendola, Justin Coleman and Jesse James as they look to build a competitive roster.
Chicago Bears stunned the NFC North last season. The Packers, Vikings and Lions will be looking to fightback in the 2019 campaign, making this a crucial offseason.