TEMPE, AZ - OCTOBER 18:  Wide receiver Jaelen Strong #21 of the Arizona State Sun Devils runs with the football after a reception against cornerback Alex Carter #25 of the Stanford Cardinal during the fourth quarter of the college football game at Sun Devil Stadium on October 18, 2014 in Tempe, Arizona.  The Sun Devils defeated the Cardinal 26-10. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Lions Sign Five Of Their Draft Picks, 12 Undrafted Rookie Free Agents

The Lions have signed five players they drafted and signed 12 undrafted rookie free agents, eight of whom play offense.

CBS Detroit–05/08/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 15: Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald #11 of the Arizona Cardinals isn't able to hold on to the ball while being pursued by cornerback Bill Bentley #28 of the Detroit Lions in the third quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium on September 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Lions 25-21. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Lions Defensive Backs Coach Tony Oden Excited For Competition At Cornerback

Detroit has made a point this offseason to make sure the team will not be in trouble if Bentley or Lawson cannot get healthy.

CBS Detroit–05/07/2015

Softball 5

Annual Stephen Tulloch Celebrity Softball Game

97.1 The Ticket is proud to support the Annual Stephen Tulloch Celebrity Softball Game presented by Michigan Hair Restoration. Join Stephen Tulloch under the Lights on June 5, 2015 at King Boring Field in Dearborn.


LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - MARCH 07:  Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch during the first inning of a spring training game against the Atlanta Braves at Champion Stadium on March 7, 2015 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Verlander Cleared To Begin Throwing Again

Verlander had hinted at the encouraging news on his Instagram feed Wednesday morning, when he posted a photo of a green traffic light.

CBS Detroit–05/06/2015

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 07:  A general view of the main entrance of Ford Field prior to the start of the game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Detroit Lions on December 7, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Buccaneers 34-17.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

‘Taste Of The Lions’ VIP Tickets Sold Out, Even Though Prices 20 Percent Higher Than 2014

VIP tickets cost $300, while general admission tickets are $175. Last year, VIP tickets were $250 and general admission tickets were $150.

CBS Detroit–05/06/2015

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 30:  Laken Tomlinson of the Duke Blue Devils holds up a jersey after being picked #28 overall by the Detroit Lions during the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on April 30, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Despite An Offer From Tomlinson, Lucas Sticking With No. 77; Tomlinson Will Wear No. 72

Tomlinson made Lucas an offer, but he did not even consider it.

CBS Detroit–05/06/2015

SAN ANTONIO, TX - DECEMBER 30:  Wide receiver Josh Huff #1 of the Oregon Ducks is tackled by cornerback Quandre Diggs #6 of the Texas Longhorns during the Valero Alamo Bowl at the Alamodome on December 30, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Diggs Confident He Can Contribute For Lions: ‘Don’t Let The Speed Fool You’

“Don’t the speed fool you,” Diggs said after Detroit drafted him in the sixth round. “Don’t let the height fool you. I’m a competitor.”

CBS Detroit–05/05/2015

ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 17: Detroit Lions linebacker coach Bill Sheridan gives instructions to Kyle Van Noy #95 and Brett Pasche #48 during Rookie Minicamp on May 17, 2014 in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Announce Jersey Number Changes, Assignments

With offseason workouts underway, the draft over and rookie mini-camp around the corner, the Lions made some jersey number announcements.

CBS Detroit–05/05/2015

EAST LANSING, MI - NOVEMBER 03: Ameer Abdullah #8 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers tries to get around the tackle of Max Bullough #40 of the Michigan State Spartans during a fourth quarter run at Spartan Stadium Stadium on November 3, 2012 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Bolster Run Game With Abdullah, Youngest Of Nine Who Says He Was Inspired By Siblings

“We all just wanted to compete with each other,” Abdullah said. “It was inspirational when we saw someone else achieve something.”

CBS Detroit–05/04/2015

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 15:  General Manager Martin Mayhew of the Detroit Lions introduces Jim Caldwell as the Lions head coach during a news conference at Ford Field on January 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Mayhew Says Lions Hunted In Draft For Guys With ‘Great Character And An Edge’

Detroit compiled what appears to be another high-character class, and Mayhew explained why when he reviewed the draft Saturday.

CBS Detroit–05/04/2015