Detroit Lions & NFL alumni to host virtual town hall encouraging COVID-19 vaccination
In collaboration with NFL Alumni Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) former Detroit Lions tight end Pete Chryplewicz and former Lions offensive tackle Lomas Brown will host a virtual town hall tonight encouraging Detroit residents to get vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19).
Dungeon of Doom podcast: Lions legend Lomas Brown remembers team’s last playoff win, blocking for Barry Sanders
The Detroit Lions won their last playoff game a little more than 30 years ago. That day, Lomas Brown held things down at left tackle against the Dallas Cowboys. Topics covered:-- Kyle and Ben get us started, taking on the hot topic of Matthew Stafford and the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC title game. Are you actually surprised Matthew Stafford is doing so well this year? -- We welcome the legendary Lomas Brown to the Dungeon.mlive.com
Handful of former Lions players among first nominees for Pro Football Hall of Fame’s 2022 class
ALLEN PARK -- The Detroit Lions have several former players among the first nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s 2022 class. This news comes on the heels of Lions legends Calvin Johnson and Alex Karras getting inducted last month in Canton. Glover made three Pro Bowls and was a four-time All-Pro, finishing his career playing two seasons for the Seattle Seahawks. The Pro Football Hall of Fame will cut this group to 25 semifinalists in November, then to 15 finalists in January. Related stories:Calvin Johnson will return to Ford Field for Hall of Fame ceremony at halftime of Lions-Ravens gameFormer Lions great Calvin Johnson enshrined as first-ballot member of Pro Football Hall of FameAlex Karras named Detroit Lions’ representative for 2020 Hall of Fame centennial classmlive.com
Former Detroit Lions OL T.J. Lang joins radio broadcast team as sideline reporter
ALLEN PARK -- The Detroit Lions radio broadcasts are returning to The Ticket this season, and they’re getting a new sideline reporter too. Former Lions offensive lineman T.J. Lang has been added to the broadcast team, which includes longtime play-by-play man Dan Miller along color analyst Lomas Brown. Lang follows Tony Ortiz in the role, which had been dropped from the broadcasts in the move to WJR from 2016-20. “I’d like to express my sincerest appreciation to the Detroit Lions organization, particularly Bob Quinn, for allowing a kid from Ferndale a chance to accomplish a dream of mine and play for my hometown team,” Lang said. 1 sports talk station, we are excited to add T.J. to our incredible team,” said Debbie Kenyon, the senior vice president and market manager for Audacy Detroit.mlive.com