April 29, 2008

LIONS AUCTIONING CHERILUS AND DIZON DRAFT DAY HATS FOR CHARITY

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions fans have an opportunity to secure a part of Lions' history through the Lions' NFL Auctions website. The club is auctioning off autographed draft day hats from their 2008 draft picks, offensive tackle Gosder Cherilus from Boston College who was selected 17th overall and linebacker Jordon Dizon selected 45th overall from Colorado. The hats are the official 2008 Detroit Lions draft day hat and feature some of Cherilus' and Dizon's first signatures as Detroit Lions. Items were signed at the players' official introductory press conferences at the Lions' headquarters and training facility on Sunday, April 27.

April 27, 2008

2008 DETROIT LIONS DRAFT TRANSCRIPTS AND BIOS - SEVENTH ROUND SELECTIONS

The following is transcript from today's media conference call with Lions' seventh round draft choice LB Caleb Campbell.

April 27, 2008

2008 DETROIT LIONS DRAFT TRANSCRIPTS - FIFTH ROUND SELECTIONS

The following are transcripts from today's media conference calls with Lions' fifth round draft choices: WR Kenneth Moore and FB Jerome Felton.


April 27, 2008

2008 DETROIT LIONS DRAFT TRANSCRIPTS - THIRD ROUND SELECTIONS

The following are transcripts from today's media session with Lions President and CEO Matt Millen and Head Coach Rod Marinelli following Detroit's third round selections as well as a transcripts of the media conference calls with new Lions RB Kevin Smith, DT Andre Fluellen and DE Cliff Avril.

April 26, 2008

LIONS TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE TO INTRODUCE 2008 DRAFT PICKS

The Detroit Lions will hold a press conference on Sunday (April 27) to introduce 2008 first-round draft pick T Gosder Cherilus and second-round selection LB Jordon Dizon at approximately 2 p.m. ET. Sunday's press conferences will be located in the team's broadcast studio located on the second floor of the Lions Headquarters and Practice Facility in Allen Park.

April 26, 2008

2008 DETROIT LIONS DRAFT TRANSCRIPTS - SECOND ROUND SELECTION: LB JORDON DIZON

The following are transcripts from today's media session with Lions President and CEO Matt Millen and Head Coach Rod Marinelli following Detroit's second round selection as well as a transcript of the media conference call with new Lions LB Jordon Dizon.

April 26, 2008

2008 DETROIT LIONS DRAFT TRANSCRIPTS - FIRST ROUND SELECTION: T GOSDER CHERILUS

The following are transcripts from today's media session with Lions President and CEO Matt Millen and Head Coach Rod Marinelli as well as a transcript of the media conference call with new Detroit T Gosder Cherilus.

April 22, 2008

LUCKY STRIKE LANES WILL HOST THE OFFICIAL DETROIT LIONS 2008 DRAFT PARTY

Lions Fans Celebrate the Detroit Lions Selection in the 2008 NFL Draft Detroit, MI - Lucky Strike Lanes in conjunction with WWJTV and WXYT present the Official Detroit Lions 2008 Draft Party on Saturday, April 26 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The party at Lucky Strike Lanes in Fountain Walk of Novi will feature games, prizes, and appearances by Detroit Lions alumni and current players. Tentatively John Owens, Cory Redding, Ron Rice, Cory Schlesinger, Jonathan Scott, Keith Smith, and Dewayne White are scheduled to appear.  WXYT, 97.1 The Ticket, will also attend and give away items to fans. Admission is free. 

April 20, 2008

LIONS TO HOLD PRE-DRAFT PRESS CONFERENCE MONDAY, APRIL 21

Allen Park, Mich. - The Detroit Lions will hold a pre-draft press conference Monday, April 21 at approximately 2 p.m. EDT at the Lions Headquarters and Training Facility located in Allen Park. Head Coach Rod Marinelli and President and CEO Matt Millen will take part in Monday’s media session in the team’s broadcast studio to discuss the upcoming NFL Draft.