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Detroit Lions sign offensive tackle Pierce Burton

The Detroit Lions added to their offensive line mix Thursday by announcing the signing of tackle Pierce Burton.

Lions sign offensive tackle Pierce Burton

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have signed offensive tackle Pierce Burton. Detroit made the move Thursday.

Detroit Lions Combine preview: OL options aren’t all that deep this year's Nate Atkins and Kyle Meinke are breaking out some of the early-, middle- and late-round prospects at each position to watch for the Lions entering the NFL Combine.

Fernando Bryant fired by high school over social media post

Former Jaguars and Lions cornerback Fernando Bryant has been fired from his job as a high school coach over a seemingly innocuous photograph his wife posted on social media.

John Lynch called Matt Millen to see what not to do

When the 49ers hired former NFL safety and broadcaster John Lynch to become their General Manager, the easy punch line was that it sounded a lot like the Lions hiring Matt Millen.

Lions hire ex-Texans offensive coordinator as defensive assistant

The Detroit Lions announced Tuesday they've hired ex-Texans offensive coordinator George Godsey as a defensive assistant.

Lions hire former Texans coordinator George Godsey

Sometimes when you're looking for a job, you have to look on the other side of the ball. According to Albert Breer of, former Texans offensive coordinator George Godsey has been hired by the Lions for a job that sounds kind of made up on the fly.

Detroit Lions combine preview: No shortage of edge rushers this year's Nate Atkins and Kyle Meinke are examining players at each position that the Lions could be keeping a keen eye at the NFL Scouting Combine.

K’Waun Williams has four contract offers, including Jets

There have been visits, and some other suggestions of interest in former Browns cornerback K'Waun Williams. But some teams have finally made tangible expressions of their desire.

Detroit Lions have 21st-ranked strength of schedule entering 2017

Last season, the Lions went winless against teams that made the playoffs but reached them at 9-7 by taking care of their schedule. This year's slate of opponents appears slightly more difficult.