Cowboys Preview Capsule
DALLAS COWBOYS (11-7)
New faces: TE Jason Witten, DE Robert Quinn, WR Randall Cobb, RB Tony Pollard, DT Trysten Hill, DE Kerry Hyder, DT Christian Covington, OL Connor McGovern, S George...
Cowboys agree to terms on 1-year contract with WR Cobb
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with free-agent receiver Randall Cobb.
Cobb spent the first eight years of his NFL career with the Green...
Free Agency-Lions Capsule
DETROIT LIONS (6-10)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: DE Ziggy Ansah, DT Ricky Jean Francois, LB Eli Harold, RB Zach Zenner, TE Levine Toilolo, TE Luke Willson, WR TJ Jones, CB DeShawn Shead, RB...
Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky out, Chase Daniel in versus Lions
DETROIT (AP) — Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky is out of the lineup and Chase Daniel is in against the Detroit Lions.
Trubisky had been doubtful to play Thursday due to a shoulder injury.
The 32-year-old Daniel is making his third career start. He had thrown just three passes over four years entering the Thanksgiving Day game.
The Lions previously ruled out rookie running back Kerryon Johnson (knee) and wide receiver Marvin Jones (knee) with injuries.
No pressure, Lions: Pass rush could use jolt in draft
Allen Park — Over the next several days, leading up to the NFL Draft, we'll take a position-by-position look at the Detroit Lions' roster situation and evaluate how the team might address these positions during the event. Today: Defensive end
■ Current roster: Ziggy Ansah, Kerry Hyder, Anthony Zettel, Cornelius Washington, Jeremiah Valoaga, Alex Barrett and Cam Johnson
■ Top prospects: Bradley Chubb, Marcus Davenport, Harold Landry
Lions re-sign LS Don Muhlbach, DE Kerry Hyder
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have re-signed long snapper Don Muhlbach and defensive end Kerry Hyder
The team announced both moves Saturday but did disclose contract terms.
Muhlbach is entering his 15th NFL season, all with Detroit. He sits third on the team's list of career games played with 212 and is in line to pass longtime center Dominic Raiola (219) next season.
Lions mailbag: Biggest needs, biggest breakouts for ’18
The Detroit Lions have their coach and suddenly I have little to do. With the scouting combine on deck, followed by free agency, it feels like a good time to knock out a mailbag. On to your questions.
Biggest needs this offseason, from the draft to free agency, possible targets? Trades? Etc
— Sean O'Donnell (@Seanodonnell454) February 13, 2018
The Lions have plenty of needs, but I'll list the top few, based on a combination of current depth and difficulty to fill.
Ranking the Detroit Lions’ top 12 free agents
Allen Park — The Detroit Lions have more than 20 players set to hit free agency. Most are unrestricted, meaning they are free to sign with any team at the beginning of the new league year in March.
Lions’ Hyder ready to ‘ramp it up’ for 2018 return
Allen Park — After missing the 2017 season with an Achilles injury, Detroit Lions defensive end Kerry Hyder is confident he'll get back wreaking havoc in the backfield next year, once his rehab is complete.
Ansah, Golladay, Robinson questionable for Lions
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Defensive end Ziggy Ansah is one of three Detroit players listed as questionable for the Lions' season opener against Arizona on Sunday.
Lions Preview Capsule
New faces: OT Rick Wagner, OG T.J. Lang, OT Greg Robinson, DE Cornelius Washington, rookie LB Jarrad Davis, rookie CB Teez Tabor.
Key losses: OT Riley Reiff, OG Larry Warford, LB DeAndre Levy, DE Kerry Hyder, WR Anquan Boldin.
Lions take Ansah off PUP list
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have removed defensive end Ziggy Ansah and tackle Corey Robinson from the physically-unable-to-perform list.
Detroit also announced Friday that it has released running back Matt Asiata, waived guard Connor Bozick and defensive end Giorgio Newberry and waived-injured wide receiver Dez Stewart and cornerback Tramain Jacobs.
Lions put Hill on IR, sign Lott for DL help
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have put defensive tackle Jordan Hill on injured reserve with a bicep injury.
The Lions also announced Sunday that they have signed free agent defensive tackle Derrick Lott.
Detroit has already been without defensive lineman Kerry Hyder, who went down with a severe Achilles tendon injury in the team's first preseason game.
Lions handle Hackenberg, beat Jets 16-6
DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Stafford threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Marvin Jones in the second quarter, and the Detroit Lions shut down Christian Hackenberg and the New York Jets 16-6 in a preseason game Saturday night.
Lions put Hyder on IR with Achilles tendon injury
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have put defensive end Kerry Hyder on injured reserve after he hurt his Achilles tendon in Sunday's preseason game at Indianapolis.
Hyder’s injury another potential blow to Lions
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — There's no official word yet from the Detroit Lions about whether defensive end Kerry Hyder will miss the season.
What's clear is that the Lions are coming to grips with the idea of having to play without him.
"We've got a very good group. We're very confident," defensive tackle Akeem Spence said. "That's a very big loss, but we've got the guys in the room to step up."
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have tendered defensive ends Kerry Hyder and Brandon Copeland and wide receiver TJ Jones.
Lions enter stretch with chance at elusive division title
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions are alone in first place, and their top competitors in the NFC North have been floundering.
It's an opportunity for the Lions to win their first division title since 1993 — but their outlook could change awfully quickly if the next few weeks go badly.
"Confidence is building, but one thing we know about the league is, it will humble you," defensive lineman Kerry Hyder said.
Hyder hopes to keep racking up surprising sacks for Lions
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Kerry Hyder is humble, not bitter. Motivated, not satisfied.
Only the reigning Super Bowl MVP, Von Miller of the Denver Broncos, has more sacks this season than Hyder, a player few had heard of a year ago. The defensive end has five sacks and has been one of the few bright spots for the Detroit Lions (1-3) so far.