Oct 28, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions defensive tackle Corey Williams (99) celebrates during the fourth quarter against the Seattle Seahawks at Ford Field. Detroit won 28-24. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

Scanning the Savanna: Detroit Lions News from Around the Web


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

Detroit Lions are looking at all opportunities to build depth along the defensive line
Tim Twentyman – DetroitLions.com

It’s no great secret the Lions need another pass rusher – or two – before training camp in August.

“Eventually (we’re going to need another defensive end), but there are a lot of avenues,” Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said.

Including next month’s draft.

“I think every year you’re going to find pass rushers every step of the way,” Schwartz said. “There’s going to be pass rushers in the first round, second round, third round … we talked about Willie Young before, he was a seventh-round pick.

GM Martin Mayhew feeling the heat after Lions’ 4-12 season
Matt Rybaltowski – CBSSports.com

Entering the 2012 season, the Detroit Lions were a chic pick to contend for the Super Bowl following their first playoff berth in more than a dozen seasons.

Beset, though, by injuries at running back and wide receiver, as well as an inability to generate turnovers the Lions struggled to a 4-12 finish. Now, general manager Martin Mayhew is feeling the heat as he prepares for his fifth season at the helm.

Sports GIFs of the Week
Fox Sports Southwest

1. Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh attempts his first dive on “Splash.” Suh attemped one more dive after this before being eliminated from the reality TV show.

Lions still searching for an interested No. 2 wide receiver
Carlos Monarrez – Detroit Free Press

According to USA Today, the Lions had offered a contract in mid-March to Domenik Hixon, a 6-2 outside threat who helped the New York Giants win two Super Bowls. But Hixon has been visiting other teams and, according to a person with knowledge of the situation, the Lions currently are not in play for his services.

Next Lions Game View full schedule »
Monday, Sep 88 Sep7:10New York GiantsBuy Tickets
Dick's Sporting Goods presents "Hell Week":

Tags: Detroit Lions