Pontiac Silverdome on June 11, 2015. (credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Turf From Abandoned Silverdome On Sale Again

An online auction site is selling pieces of the turf for prices ranging from $25 to $1,000.

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The Lions Tim Wright at practice in Allen Park. (Photo: Ashley Scoby, CBS Detroit)

With Trade For Tim Wright, Lions Keeping Options Open At Tight End

But for now, Wright is seen as the kind of tight end that can be an option in the offense, especially after tight ends have struggled in Detroit in recent years. Tight ends accounted for two touchdowns last season (Fauria had one and Eric Ebron the other).


LANDOVER, MD - AUGUST 20: Head coach Jim Caldwell of the Detroit Lions looks on during a preseason game against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field on August 20, 2015 in Landover, Maryland.  (Photo by Matt Hazlett/Getty Images)

Lions Make More Cuts, Make Tim Wright Trade Official

With the deadline approaching on Tuesday at 4 p.m. for the Lions to cut their roster to 75 players, they made more moves Tuesday morning, releasing wide receiver Anthony Peacock and linebacker Justin Cherocci.

97.1 The Ticket–09/01/2015

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 08: Joique Bell #35 of the Detroit Lions scores on a one yard run in the third quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on September 8, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Joique Bell And Haloti Ngata Return To Lions Practice

Joique Bell and Haloti Ngata both made their long-awaited returns to the practice field on Monday.

97.1 The Ticket–08/31/2015

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 27: Joique Bell #35 of the Detroit Lions celebrates a late fourth quarter touchdown during the game against the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on November 27 , 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Bears 34-17. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Activate Joique Bell And Haloti Ngata; Announce Roster Cuts

With the deadline to slim its roster down to 75 coming on Tuesday, Detroit made several other moves including cuts and activations.

97.1 The Ticket–08/31/2015

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 18:  Rob Gronkowski #87 and  Timothy Wright #81 of the New England Patriots celebrate Gronkowski's third quarter touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts of the 2015 AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on January 18, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Lions Reportedly Trade For Tight End Tim Wright

According to the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the Lions have traded for the Bucs’ Tim Wright, a tight end that has caught 80 passes for 830 yards for and 11 touchdowns in his career.

97.1 The Ticket–08/31/2015

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Undrafted Rookie Zach Zenner Continuing To Impress Before Initial Roster Cuts

“He doesn’t get too much into the media and wanting to be the big guy. He just wants the opportunity to come out here and play. That’s what I like about him.”

97.1 The Ticket–08/30/2015

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Ndamukong Suh Says Dolphins Have More Defensive Talent Than Last Year’s Lions

“I don’t have a problem saying this, but I think personally we have more talent than we had in the No. 1 defense last year in Detroit.”


CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 21:  Joique Bell #35 of the Detroit Lions reacts after scoring a touchdown during the second half of the game against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on December 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Injuries Piling Up As Lions Prepare To Face Jacksonville On Friday

“This time of year particularly, when you get as many guys banged up as we’ve got banged up of late in the last week and a half or so those things enter in, so it changes it up a little bit.”

97.1 The Ticket–08/26/2015

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 27:  Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions talks with the sideline reporters after the game against the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on November 27, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Bears 34-17.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions’ Matthew Stafford Trying To Make Jump Between ‘Good’ And ‘Great’

“The difference between good and great is just a split second at that position and I think he’s just seeing things a little faster and also knows when he can throw into some looks that last year maybe were a little cloudy that are much more clear to him.”