Detroit Lions

Mel Farr (photo: wikimedia commons)

Funeral Arrangements Set For Former Detroit Lions Player Mel Farr

The running back finished his pro career with 3,072 yards on 739 carries and would go on to a second career selling cars in the Detroit area.

97.1 The Ticket–08/07/2015

L. Brooks Patterson, Denise Ilitch and John Hope Bryant join "Michigan Matters" Senior Producer/Host Carol Cain and talk about Detroit, changes at the Tigers and passing of Lions greats Mel Farr and Charlie Sanders. (credit: Ken Bryant)

‘Michigan Matters’ Exclusive: Talk Of Detroit Lions, Tigers And More

Carol Cain talks with John Hope Bryant, the founder, chairman and CEO of the nonprofit Operation HOPE, an organization dedicated to helping people discover financial security.

08/07/2015

ARLINGTON, TX - JANUARY 04:  James Ihedigbo #32 of the Detroit Lions reacts after sacking Tony Romo #9 of 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 Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Lions’ Defense Refuses To Accept Backsliding With Stars Gone

Some of the big names from last year’s Detroit Lions defense are gone, but the expectations are the same.

97.1 The Ticket–08/07/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: The Detroit Lions helmet on the field before their game against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on September 16, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Lions Announce Grant For Domestic Violence Prevention

The Detroit Lions announced a $250,000 grant Wednesday night to fund a program aimed at stopping domestic violence.

97.1 The Ticket–08/06/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: DeAndre Levy #54 of the Detroit Lions walks the sideline during the final minute of their loss to the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on September 16, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Lions Agree To 4-Year Extension With Linebacker DeAndre Levy

The Detroit Lions have agreed to a four-year contract extension with linebacker DeAndre Levy.

97.1 The Ticket–08/06/2015

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 19: DeAndre Levy #54 of the Detroit Lions celebrates 24-23 win against the New Orleans Saints at Ford Field on October 19, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Greg Shamus/Getty Images)

Report: Detroit Lions Reach Contract Extension With LB DeAndre Levy

Rapoport is reporting the Lions have extended star LB DeAndre Levy.

97.1 The Ticket–08/05/2015

CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 21: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions drops back to pass during the first quarter of their game against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on December 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

USA Today Projects The Lions To Go 7-9

USA TODAY Sports projected the results of all 256 regular-season NFL games.

97.1 The Ticket–08/05/2015

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 21: DeAndre Levy #54 of the Detroit Lions celebrates after tackling Eddie Lacy #27 of the Green Bay Packers for a safety during the second quarter of the game at Ford Field on September 21, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Continue Negotiating With Levy To Keep Him Beyond 2015

DeAndre Levy’s career-best production last season has the Detroit Lions hoping to come to an agreement that would keep him with the team beyond 2015.

97.1 The Ticket–08/05/2015

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 08: Chris Houston #23 of the Detroit Lions defends a fourth quarter pass to Jarius Wright #17 of the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on September 8, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 34-24. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Carolina Panthers CB Chris Houston Retires From Football

The Carolina Panthers have announced backup cornerback Chris Houston has decided to retire from the NFL after seven seasons.

97.1 The Ticket–08/05/2015

Mel Farr (photo: wikimedia commons)

Former Detroit Lion Mel Farr Dies At Age 70

Farr played for the Lions from 1967 to 1973, being named to the Pro Bowl twice. He led the team in rushing yards three times.

97.1 The Ticket–08/03/2015

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