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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 27: Ezekiel Ansah #94 and head coach Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions celebrate a fourth quarter extra point against the Dallas Cowboys that put Detroit up 31-30 with only seconds remaining at Ford Field on October 27, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Caldwell, Austin Hopeful To Have Ansah Play In Friday’s Game

“We’ll be able to check with the doctors after today’s practice,” Caldwell said. “Hopefully he’ll be able to get some snaps.”

CBS Detroit–2 hours ago

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 08: Nick Fairley #98 of the Detroit Lions sacks quarterback Christian Ponder #7 of the Minnesota Vikings during the fourth quarter of the game at Ford Field on September 8, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Vikings 34-24. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Teryl Austin Talks Fairley’s Demotion; Suh, Fairley Downplay Move

Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin explained Wednesday why he demoted Nick Fairley from his role of starting defensive tackle.

CBS Detroit–4 hours ago

NASHVILLE, TN - CIRCA 2011: In this handout image provided by the NFL, Tim Shaw of the Tennessee Titans poses for his NFL headshot circa 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)

Former NFL Linebacker Tim Shaw Says He Has ALS

“I’m here today to stand up and fight with all of you against this disease,” Shaw says in the video.

97.1 The Ticket–5 hours ago

Quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions runs with the ball against the Oakland Raiders during their preseason game at O.co Coliseum on August 15, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Caldwell Pleased By Stafford’s Progress In Mastering New Offense

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford knows – has always known – that the success of the Lions rests on his shoulders.

CBS Detroit–23 hours ago

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 09: Giorgio Tavecchio #5 of the Detroit Lions celebrates the game-winnng extra point with teammate Travis Swanson #64 during the preseason game against the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field on August 9, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Browns 13-12. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Freese, Tavecchio Will Rotate Kicking Duties During Friday’s Preseason Game

Caldwell characterized the choice between Freese and Tavecchio as a difficult one.

CBS Detroit–23 hours ago

Blake Bortles (Photo Credit: John Konstantaras)

5 Worst Teams In NFL Heading Into 2014 Season

Let’s take a look at who the five worst teams will be heading into the 2014 NFL season.

24 hours ago

LANDOVER, MD - AUGUST 18: Quarterback Johnny Manziel #2 of the Cleveland Browns drops back to pass against the Washington Redskins during a preseason game at FedExField on August 18, 2014 in Landover, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Raiola Talks About Manziel, Flipping The Bird: ‘You Just Can’t Do That’

Raiola smiled at the irony of him, of all people, offering such advice.

CBS Detroit–08/19/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 09: Ryan Broyles #84 of the Detroit Lions tries to avoid the tackle by Pierre Desir #26 of the Cleveland Browns in the third quarter during a preseason game at Ford Field on August 9, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Caldwell, Tate Weigh In On Wide Receiver Competition

Caldwell would not divulge who among the wide receivers has stood out to him in the competition for the third, fourth and fifth spots.

CBS Detroit–08/19/2014

Tight end Brent Celek #87 of the Philadelphia Eagles gets caught by safety Charles Woodson #24 on a catch for 24-yards in the second quarter on November 3, 2013 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Eagles won 49-20. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Charles Woodson Must Lead The Oakland Defense To New Heights In 2014

Even though he will be 38 in October and well past his prime, safety Charles Woodson has the ability to lead the Oakland Raiders defense this season to a level the team hasn’t seen in awhile.

08/19/2014

Cornerback Darrelle Revis #24 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stretches for a 4th-quarter interception against the Miami Dolphins November 11, 2013 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. Tampa won 22 - 19. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Darrelle Revis Is The Key Component To New England’s New-Look Defense

It’s been a long-time since the New England Patriots had a shutdown cornerback on their roster, and they finally have one in former New York Jets star Darrelle Revis.

08/18/2014

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