Riley Reiff

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 11: Brandon Pettigrew #87 of the Detroit Lions catches the ball for a touchdown during the third quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings on November 11, 2012 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Lions 34-24. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Three Lions To Watch In Training Camp

Lions Training Camp starts in one day!

97.1 The Ticket–07/25/2013

Riley Reiff is a former Iowa Hawkeye. Reiff was a first-team All-Big Ten and All-American in 2011. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Pressing Questions For All 32 NFL Teams Heading Into The Summer

Free agency has come and gone, as has the draft.

97.1 The Ticket–05/20/2013

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 26: A detail of the video board and stage during the 2012 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 26, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Caputo: 3 Reasons The Lions Shouldn’t Select An Offensive Tackle With Their 1st Round NFL Draft Pick

So longtime left tackle Jeff Backus has retired.

97.1 The Ticket–03/29/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 14: Defensive end Osi Umenyiora #72 of the New York Giants warms up for the game with the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on October 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

The Lions Still Searching For Answers In The Off Season

Reports trickled out on Monday that the Lions were in the discussion for former All Pro defensive end Osi Umenyiora.

97.1 The Ticket–03/20/2013

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 12:  Louis Delmas #26 of the Detroit Lions leaves the field celebrating a 7-3 victory over the Green Bay Packers on December 12, 2010 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Caputo: Three Needs The Lions Still Need To Address In Free Agency And NFL Draft

Especially considering the loss of Cliff Avril in free agency, the Lions desperately need a speed pass rusher from the outside on their defensive line.

97.1 The Ticket–03/15/2013

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Backus’ Retirement Erases Yesterday’s Gains

A few people on Twitter throw their hands in the air at the retirement of Jeff Backus.

97.1 The Ticket–03/14/2013

ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 12: Riley Reiff #71 of the Detroit Lions gets instructions during a rookie mini camp at the Detroit Lions Headquarters and Training Facility on May 12, 2012 in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions’ Rookie Reiff On The Spot With Backus Ailing

Riley Reiff was one of the last players to leave the field Tuesday at Detroit’s practice facility.

97.1 The Ticket–11/21/2012

Jeff Backus

Jeff Backus: Over A Decade Of Being Decent

Jeff Backus’ starting streak may end this week, and his career is nearing its end as well. Here is a brief look at the long, but mostly unremarkable, career of Backus.

11/20/2012

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The Detroit Lions Lack Cornerback Strength

The Detroit Lions may have a formidable defensive line, but they have struggled in the secondary for years, particularly at cornerback. Why is the team seemingly not addressing this year in and year out?

10/25/2012

ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 12: Riley Reiff #71 of the Detroit Lions gets instructions during a rookie mini camp at the Detroit Lions Headquarters and Training Facility on May 12, 2012 in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Slow Improvement For 1st-Round Pick Reiff

Like most NFL rookies, Riley Reiff’s training camp improvement has been slow, but steady.

97.1 The Ticket–08/06/2012

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