What addition of C.J. Anderson means for Detroit's backfield

What addition of C.J. Anderson means for Detroit's backfield

The Detroit Lions were on the lookout this offseason for a running back to add depth behind starter Kerryon Johnson....

To understand Trey Flowers' path to Detroit Lions, start with his heart

To understand Trey Flowers' path to Detroit Lions, start with his heart

Trey Flowers was in the eighth grade when a doctor told him he’d never play football again. Flowers was a...

Detroit Lions sign Trey Flowers to five-year deal

Detroit Lions sign Trey Flowers to five-year deal

The Lions are signing pass rusher Trey Flowers on a five-year contract, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapo...

Versatile running back group offers Lions plenty of options

Versatile running back group offers Lions plenty of options

The great thing about the skill set rookie running back Kerryon Johnson showed off last season for the Lions is that it...

Oklahoma State’s wearing Barry Sanders throwbacks to celebrate the 1988 season

Oklahoma State’s wearing Barry Sanders throwbacks to celebrate the 1988 season

Feast your eyes on these absolutely beautes that Oklahoma State will don when they play Texas in Week 9: Oklahoma...

Behind the scenes of Barry Sanders' untouchable 1988 season

Behind the scenes of Barry Sanders' untouchable 1988 season

The first time Barry Sanders touched the football in 1988, he scored a touchdown. Fittingly, the final time he carried i...

Barry Sanders confirmed as OSU homecoming grand marshal

Barry Sanders confirmed as OSU homecoming grand marshal

In August 1998, at Detroit Lions training camp in Saginaw, Michigan, there was a memorable afternoon that included a fai...

What we learned from offseason program

What we learned from offseason program

The Detroit Lions looked different and practiced different in Matt Patricia’s first offseason as head coach. Th...

Matt Patricia, Detroit Lions rookies meet Barry Sanders

Matt Patricia, Detroit Lions rookies meet Barry Sanders

The thrill of a lifetime for anyone who pays attention to or is invested in the Detroit Lions revolves around meeting Ba...

Detroit Lions offensive line shouldering run game

Detroit Lions offensive line shouldering run game

The Detroit Lions’ offensive line is stepping up in 2018 and will shoulder the responsibility of lifting the team&...

Saquon Barkley is a 'next level' Barry Sanders

Saquon Barkley is a 'next level' Barry Sanders

Saquon Barkley absolutely dominated the NFL Combine from an athletic standpoint, but it's his production, character,...

Saquon Barkley reveals favorite childhood running back

Saquon Barkley reveals favorite childhood running back

Like James Franklin when he recruited a kid out of Whitehall (Pa.) High, Saquon Barkley has good taste in running backs....

Opinion: Saquon Barkley/Barry Sanders comparison is a mistake

Opinion: Saquon Barkley/Barry Sanders comparison is a mistake

After a stellar performance at the NFL Combine, Saquon Barkley is a sure fire Top 5 pick in the upcoming draft. At this...

NFL HALL OF FAMER BARRY SANDERS’ SON NIGEL SANDERS IS AN EMERGING PRODUCER AT 16

NFL HALL OF FAMER BARRY SANDERS’ SON NIGEL SANDERS IS AN EMERGING PRODUCER AT 16

Former Detroit Lions, running back Hall of Famer Barry Sanders is known for many things: leading the National Football L...

Best moments in Detroit Lions history

Best moments in Detroit Lions history

What are the best moments for each NFL franchise? Yahoo Sports provides our opinion, which you are free to disagree wit...