Special Teams

ORLANDO, FL - OCTOBER 20: Punter Blake Clingan #41 of the University of Central Florida Golden Knights sets to kick against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane at Bright House Stadium on October 20, 2007 in Orlando, Florida. UCF won 44 - 23. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Depth, Hang Time On Kicks Has Lions Special Teams Looking Solid

Based on what he saw in Friday’s preseason game, Lions head coach Jim Schwartz is optimistic.

CBS Detroit–08/15/2013

JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 23: Montell Owens #24 of the Jacksonville Jaguars rushes during a game against the New England Patriots at EverBank Field on December 23, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Lions Sign RB Montell Owens

The Detroit Lions announced today that they have signed RB Montell Owens. Contract terms were not disclosed.

97.1 The Ticket–05/30/2013

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 30: Detroit Lions special team coordinator Danny Crossman talks with his players on the sidelines during the game against the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on September 30, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Vikings defeated the Lions 20-13.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Danny Crossman Out As Lions Special Teams Coach

The Detroit Lions will no longer have to explain why Danny Crossman is still their Special Teams coach as he left under his own terms today.

97.1 The Ticket–01/14/2013

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 30: Detroit Lions special team coordinator Danny Crossman talks with his players on the sidelines during the game against the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on September 30, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Vikings defeated the Lions 20-13. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Have Time To Correct Special Teams Woes

After two straight weeks of awful special teams, the Detroit Lions have a lot to correct.

97.1 The Ticket–10/02/2012

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 30: Detroit Lions special team coordinator Danny Crossman talks with Doug Houge #57 on the bench during the game against the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on September 30, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Vikings defeated the Lions 20-13. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

The Lions Seem Familiar

Sunday’s Lions game against the Vikings was bad, but it also seemed familiar.

97.1 The Ticket–10/01/2012

Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Defenses and Special Teams

A strong defense/special teams unit could make the difference in your fantasy football league. Here are the top 10 to target.

08/22/2012

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 07: Head coach Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions looks on during warm ups prior to playing against the New Orleans Saints in the 2012 NFC Wild Card Playoff at Mercedes-Benz Superdome game on January 7, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Lions Show They Need Work On Special Teams

Nobody talks about special teams until they cost you a game.

97.1 The Ticket–08/20/2012

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