DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 14: Darius Slay #23 of the Detroit Lions gets the crowd pumped up during the fourth quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on December 14, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Vikings 16-14. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Jim Caldwell Happy With Darius Slay’s Maturation, Confidence

“You could see that Darius had a lot of talent and ability, and he’s just been maturing and functioning better all the time,” Caldwell said.

97.1 The Ticket–08/18/2015

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02:  Wide receiver Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates the second half kickoff return by wide receiver Percy Harvin #11  during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Golden Tate Refutes He Was ‘Jealous’ Of Percy Harvin

Now, Tate has spoken out, calling Harvin’s comments “unfair” and disputing that he was ever anything but supportive of his former Seahawks teammate.

97.1 The Ticket–08/18/2015

ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 27: Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins watches play against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on October 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Lions Ignoring Talk About Robert Griffin III In Days Before Thursday Matchup

Robert Griffin III sat down with WJLA-TV and let fly the words “I feel like I’m the best quarterback in the league,” which has set off a firestorm of debate and social media attention.

08/18/2015

ARLINGTON, TX - JANUARY 04:  Golden Tate #15 of the Detroit Lions and Cornelius Lucas #77 of the Detroit Lions celebrate Tate's touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys during the first half of their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at AT&T Stadium on January 4, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Mike Stone/Getty Images)

Percy Harvin Says Golden Tate Acted ‘Like A Kid’ In Seattle

Multiple reports following Super Bowl XLVIII confirmed that the two had fought before the game, leaving Tate with a black eye.

08/17/2015

DETROIT - APRIL 7:  Steve Yzerman #19 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Joe Louis Arena on April 7, 2006 in Detroit, Michigan. The Red Wings defeated the Blue Jackets 6-5 in a shootout. (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

DTM’s 3 Things That Would Make Detroit Fans Sick

Ever wonder what it would be like to see your favorite Detroit player suit up for your team’s biggest rival? Dan Leach takes a look at what three things would most likely give Motor City fans an ulcer.

97.1 The Ticket–08/15/2015

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 13: Ameer Abdullah #21 of the Detroit Lions runs for a short gain during the first quarter of the preseason game against the New York Jets on August 13, 2015 at Ford Field Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Jets 23-3.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Joique Bell Sees Abdullah Shine, Gets More Eager For Return

Lions rookie Ameer Abdullah’s hype train picked up a lot of speed in the 23-3 win over the New York Jets after he gained 67 yards on seven carries.

08/14/2015

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 13: Detroit Lions head football coach Jim Caldwell watches the warms ups prior to the start of the preseason game against the New York Jets  on August 13, 2015 at Ford Field Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

‘Next Gen Stats’ Offer New Insights For NFL Fans And Coaches

Speed in the NFL is generally measured in 40-yard dash times. Now, fans will see who has “game speed” and who uses it every play.

97.1 The Ticket–08/14/2015

Ameer Abdullah #21 of the Detroit Lions runs back a first quarter kickoff during the preseason game against the New York Jets on August 13, 2015 at Ford Field Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Abdullah Impresses In Lions’ 23-3 Preseason Win Over Jets

Matthew Stafford threw a 35-yard touchdown pass to Golden Tate, and rookie running back Ameer Abdullah ran for 67 yards – 45 on one play – to lift the Detroit Lions to a 23-3 preseason victory over the New York Jets on Thursday night.

08/13/2015

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 19: A general overview of Ford Field during the game between the New Orleans Saints and the Detroit Lions on October 19, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Saints 24-23. (Photo by Jeremy Rafter/Getty Images)

NFL Stadiums Have Gold 50 At 50-Yard Line [PHOTO]

Do you like the new addition to the field?

97.1 The Ticket–08/13/2015

ARLINGTON, TX - JANUARY 04:  Matthew Stafford #9 and Cornelius Lucas #77 of the Detroit Lions walk off the field after a fourth down attempt against the Dallas Cowboys in the fourth quarter during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at AT&T Stadium on January 4, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

LINING UP: Pack At Pats, Jets At Lions In Preseason Games

The Jets face a Detroit defense that was excellent last season, but lost star defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh to free agency.

97.1 The Ticket–08/13/2015