Author: Peyton Ward

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Peyton Ward is a sports writer that is based in Michigan. She is looking at a future career in Sports Journalism. Peyton is currently a student at UM Flint as a Communications Major.

The NFL schedule was released at 8:00 p.m on Wednesday, May 15th. You can find the entire NFL schedule release here. The Detroit Lions are towards the upper end of the pack when it comes to strength of schedule in 2024, sitting at an opponent win percentage of .509. Here are the Detroit Lions opponents for the 2024 season: Detroit Lions 2024 Schedule Week 1 vs. Los Angeles Rams When: Sunday, September 8th @ 8:20 pm (SNF) Week 2 vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers When: Sunday, September 15th @ 1:00 pm Week 3 at Arizona Cardinals When: Sunday, September 22nd @ 4:25 pm…

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With the recent conclusion of the 2024 NFL Draft, we saw a lot of high value players find their new homes. Football fans expected names like Caleb Williams, Marvin Harrison Jr., and Brock Bowers to be called on and drafted. However, what they might not have seen coming was an attendance record being shattered.  The city of Detroit was packed on draft weekend and it is no surprise to people that live in Michigan. The recent success of last year’s Detroit Lions team has given the city new life! Gone are those same old lions (SOL) and the new era,…

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The city of Detroit has been buzzing this month. If you wanted to get more specific, the city has been buzzing in the last couple of days. The Motor City has seen two major contract extensions, and new uniform reveals, as well as being the host of the 2024 NFL Draft. It is an exciting time to be a Detroit sports fan and that is something fans have been waiting to hear for quite some time. Here are the major events that have happened in Detroit that Lions fans can celebrate! Significant Player Extensions On April 24, 2024, the Detroit…

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The hot topic Detroit Lions are going to be topic of conversation yet again. This time with the focus being on the wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown. On March 19, 2024, it was announced by the NFL that Netflix would be releasing a documentary series called Receiver. This documentary is the sequel to the documentary Quarterback that featured quarterbacks Patrick Mahomes (Kansas City Chiefs), Kirk Cousins (Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Falcons), and Marcus Mariota (Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles, Las Vegas Raiders). Receiver follows some of the big name pass catchers from the 2023 season. The show is coming to the streaming platform Netflix later this year. …

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The Detroit Lions should take interest in upgrading their defensive before the 2024 season. They should look to surround their star EDGE Aidan Hutchinson and make their defense a threat to, not only their NFC North opponents, but the entire league. Detroit’s 2023-24 season ended just a game short of making it to the Super Bowl, where they lost 31-34 to the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship game. However, making it to the NFC Championship should be considered a major win for the fans because it is a run they have not gone on in years. After a historic…

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Star Receiver Tee Higgins Requests a Trade from Cincinnati Bengals After Franchise Tag With the franchise tag period now at a close (February 20 through March 5,) the Cincinnati Bengals made the decision early to franchise tag their wide receiver, Tee Higgins. The NFL’s salary cap is set to increase this coming year. It will be up from $224.8 million last season, now a total of $255.4 million. His franchise tag salary would come to $21.816 million and the Bengals are sitting with $48,551,440 in cap space for the upcoming 2024 season.  Higgins was a second-round pick of Cincinnati’s in…

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