Detroit Lions

2:42 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Martha Ford takes Detroit Lions helm

The team says Vice-Chairman Bill Ford, Jr., will handle day-to-day oversight of the NFL franchise.
Allen Park As expected, Martha Ford, wife of the late William Clay Ford Sr., will take over ownership of the Detroit Lions. Pursuant to long-established succession plans, Mr. Fords controlling interest in the Lions passes to Mrs. Martha Ford, read a statement from the team.
7:50 pm
Sun March 9, 2014

Detroit Lions Owner William Clay Ford Dies

Ford retired from the automaker's board of directors in 2005
Detroit Lions owner William Clay Ford died this morning, according to Ford Motor Company. He was 88.
7:26 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Jim Caldwell to be next Detroit Lions coach

Caldwell will be first African-American coach in team history
The Detroit Lions didn't get their top choice. A day later, they've quickly locked up their Plan B. Detroit has hired Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell to succeed Jim Schwartz as head coach, according to ESPN. He replaces Jim Schwartz, who was fired on Black Monday after five seasons and a 29-51 record.
8:25 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Former WMU defensive end Freddie Bishop signs with Detroit Lions

Bishop joins former Bronco quarterback Alex Carder trying to make Lions' roster
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
Freddie Bishop did not have any clever sayings or jaw-dropping statistics while playing defensive end position for four years at Western Michigan University, but he was a model of hard work and consistency for the Broncos.
5:50 pm
Sun April 28, 2013

Former WMU quarterback Alex Carder signs free agent contract with Detroit Lions

Carder was not selected in this year's NFL draft, but will have a chance to make Lions' 53-man roster
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The sense of relief in Alex Carder 's voice was undeniable as he spoke Saturday night. The former Western Michigan University quarterback signed with the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent after months of preparation and uncertainty.