August 17, 2012; Baltimore, MD, USA; Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) hands off to running back Kevin Smith (30) their preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens at M

Scanning the Savanna: Detroit Lions News from Around the Web

Scanning the Savanna searches the web for Detroit Lions content and brings it to your fingertips in one easy location.

Eric Lacy – MLive
Detroit Lions fans can watch live games on movie theater big screen – in Detroit

Arguably the most underrated and underutilized movie theater in Metro Detroit offers a deal this football season for Lions fans eager to see their team live on the big screen.

The Bel Air 10 Theater, at 10100 E. 8 Mile, offers all Lions games live for free each Sunday with a $5 concession purchase at the venue.

Bill Shea – Crain’s Detroit Business
Airbrushed Stafford T-shirt now available online

The goofy airbrushed T-shirt of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford’s face from an ESPN television commercial in now available online.

The team sold its entire stock of 170 of the white T-shirts at Ford Field last Sunday for $40 each, said Elizabeth Parkinson, the Lions’ senior vice president for marketing and sponsorships.

Michael Sudds – International Business Times
Breaking Down the State of the Detroit Lions Defensive Secondary After Week Four

When the subject of disappointing NFL teams is bandied about at the water coolers and watering holes, the Detroit Lions are always in the conversation. After all, the Lions could easily be 0-4.

Fans are more than restless. Fantasy owners are sitting more Lions than they are playing—lamenting another lost season, and the call for heads on pikes is a common refrain in the “D“.

To what extent is the secondary culpable for such a lackluster performance? What changes, if any, to personnel is needed to right this “ship of tools?”

Erik Lambert –
Could the Washington Redskins Grab Cliff Avril from Detroit Lions?

The Detroit Lions may need cap relief sooner than later and dealing Cliff Avril is one way to do it. The Washington Redskins badly need a pass rusher and are a team that might offer help through a trade.

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