Charles Washington

Detroit Lions finalize 53-man roster: Tion Green among 3 undrafted rookies in

ALLEN PARK -- Jim Caldwell was adamant the fourth preseason game meant something. And for the second straight year, he was right. After keeping Kerry Hyder following a three-sack outburst in last year's finale, the Detroit Lions have decided to carry Tion Green as a fifth running...

Alexander: Derron Smith’s productive homecoming

Derron Smith, former Banning High star now with the Cincinnati Bengals, conducts a free one-day football camp for kids from first through eighth grades, at the school’s football field in Banning on Saturday, July 15, 2017.(Photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG...

Notes and observations from Detroit Lions' final OTA practice

ALLEN PARK -- Here are a few notes and observations from the Detroit Lions OTA practice Thursday: -- Wide receivers Golden Tate and Marvin Jones continue to look great at this early stage of the offseason. It feels like quarterback Matthew Stafford has developed a quick chemistry...