Why 2022 NFL Draft Day 1 was all but predictable

Night one of the 2022 NFL Draft lived up to expectations. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported one front-office executive texted a simple message at the start of the day and before the event. “This is the craziest draft I’ve seen in 30 years,” Schefter reported. UGA defensive end Travon Walker went No. 1 overall to the […]

Denver Broncos honor Demaryius Thomas in win against Detroit Lions

Late last Thursday, news circulated that former Georgia Tech and NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas was found dead at his home in Roswell, Georgia, at the age of 33. Thomas played eight of his nine years in the NFL with the Denver Broncos, making four Pro Bowls and winning the 2015 Super Bowl with the […]

Detroit Lions canceled practice to protest police shooting of Jacob Blake

Detroit Lions canceled practice on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, to stand in solidarity against police brutality after the police-involved shooting of Jacob Blake on Sunday in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The cancellation followed two postponements as the players, mostly African Americans, come to grips with the fact that another unarmed Black male was shot. The father of […]

NFL and fans embrace Marvin Jones after 6-month-old son passes away suddenly

The Detroit Lions and the NFL gave wide receiver Marvin Jones Jr. a big hug after he announced his 6-month-old infant son died suddenly. Jones, 29, who is a father of four, announced that his fifth child, Marlo, passed away on December 27 on his Instagram page. Jones and his wife Jazmyn have four other […]

The Detroit Lions and NFL alumni honor Detroit PSL athletes

Hard work on the football field is starting to pay off for some Detroit high school juniors and seniors. On Thursday, Dec. 14​, nine ​outstanding high school football players were awarded with​ engraved​ football helmets, and varsity jackets​​​​ ​at the 2017 Detroit Public School League (PSL) Football Honors. Held at ​the ​UAW Ford National ​Programs […]

Pontiac Silverdome finally implodes after 2 attempts

If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again. That was certainly the case for the Adamo Group, the demolition contractor that was hired to implode the Pontiac Silverdome on Sunday, Dec. 3. And they proved the old adage to be true, as they tried for a second time to implode the Silverdome, and […]

Ty Mopkins has sewn his way into the fabric of Detroit culture

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Ty Mopkins is a life-long Detroiter who always had an eye for apparel. The west-side native grew up in the ’80s and early ’90s when fashion brands such as Adidas, FILA, and Karl Kani were the dominant clothing brands of choice for men and women. A student of “common sense,” Mopkins took his ideas and […]

Detroit Lions kneel during national anthem; owner Martha Ford shows support

On Friday, Sept. 22, President Trump tweeted: “Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, ‘Get that son of a b—- off the field right now. If a player wants the privilege of making millions of dollars in the NFL, or other leagues, he or she […]

Detroit Lions fan has season tickets revoked, called Blacks ‘ignorant n—s’

A racist Detroit Lions fan will no longer be a season tickets holder. Before the Lions first game, David Doptis decided to racially shame two Black fans at Ford Field. According to WXYZ, Doptis took a Snapchat photo of the Black fans who were sitting during the national anthem. Doptis was apparently upset and viewed […]

Golden Tate hosts 3rd annual Stars and Strikes fundraiser for his foundation

A good time was had by all at the third annual Stars and Strikes fundraiser event hosted by Detroit Lions wide-receiver Golden Tate and the Golden Future Foundation. The event was held at Lucky Strikes Novi bowling alley in metro Detroit and the NFL Pro Bowler’s teammates were on hand to support him in his fundraising efforts. […]

Former Detroit Lion Lomas Brown honored for outstanding service

Detroit Lions’ legend Lomas Brown was honored with the Outstanding Service Award by the Detroit NFL Alumni Association. Brown was awarded the honor in recognition of his work in the community as a part of the Detroit NFL Alumni Association along with current Lions safety, Don Carey. Known as one of the most prominent offensive tackles […]

NFLer Ameer Abdullah supports education, gives scholarships

On April 25 at Ford Field in the heart of downtown Detroit, the NFL Alumni Detroit Chapter along with Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah presented six athletic scholarships to high school students who live in Wayne County, Michigan, for golf, track, baseball, basketball, volleyball, and football. While believing in students furthering their education beyond […]

Detroit Lions clinch No. 1 spot in NFC North; their top Thanksgiving moments

There are many things, besides stuffed stomachs, to be thankful for in Detroit this Thanksgiving season. A No. 1 ranking in the National Football Conference North for the Detroit Lions is one of them. When the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings faced off at Ford Field, there were more than bragging rights on the line. Both […]

NFL’s Eric Ebron talks his personal style and daily morning pep talk

Rolling out recently interviewed Detroit Lions’ tight end Eric Ebron for his exclusive cover story. We learned some very interesting details about the superstar player, including how he feels about winning and what he tells himself every morning when he wakes up. Check out the interview below and see if you’re feeling his style. How best […]

Detroit Lions’ standout star, tight end Eric Ebron, talks NFL level success

Eric Ebron is an imposing figure. Standing at an impressive 6-foot-5 with 252 pounds of solid muscle, the tight end for the Detroit Lions is a force to be reckoned with both on and off the field. Drafted by the Lions 10th overall in the 2014 NFL Draft, Ebron is still shining bright in his third season […]

Teryl Austin and Todd Bowles could be the 1st Black NFL coaches hired in 2015

There is a good chance that another Black coach will be hired to lead an NFL team in 2015. Todd Bowles (Arizona Cardinals) and Teryl Austin (Detroit Lions) are frontrunners to land a head coaching position. On Jan. 8, Bowles interviewed with the Chicago Bears. He said the interview “went well.” Bowles is also being interviewed […]

5 best moments from the NFL’s week 8

The NFL hit the midway mark of the regular season this week as week eight kicked into gear on Thursday night when the Carolina Panthers beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-13. From statement victories to last second scores, sideline outbursts, and tiptoe turnovers, week eight saw teams separating themselves from the rest of the pack […]

Former NFL player Reggie Rogers dead at 49

Former NFL player Reginald “Reggie” O’Keith Rogers, 49, was found dead on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, in Seattle. A neighbor reported to the  media that she overheard medics at the scene say he may have died of a heart attack. The former Washington Huskies All-American defensive lineman played four seasons in the National Football League […]