Detroit Lions Cheerleaders Photos from Week 5

The Detroit Lions have uploaded a gallery of cheerleader images from week 5. Click here to view the gallery.

NFL.com’s Best of 2017 NFL Cheerleaders: Week 5

NFL.com posted a gallery of cheerleader images from Week 5.   Click here to view the gallery.

Detroit Lions Cheerleaders Photos from Week 3

The Detroit Lions have uploaded a gallery of cheerleader images from week 3.  Click here to view the gallery.

Go Benjamin Franklin!

Detroit Free Press – Detroit Lions Cheerleader Costume Message: ‘We’re the All-American woman’

Tanya Wildt, Detroit Free Press

They’re 35 all-American athletic women.

That’s the message the Detroit Lions cheerleaders want to send with their new costumes this season, the first of which unveiled at the team’s home opener against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.

“We just really wanted those to look athletic looking, but really represent the brand,” said Rebecca Smoker, director of Lions cheerleaders.”We’re the all-American athletic woman.”

The team wore a blue sheer cropped top with a mock turtleneck for the home opener. The top featured the head of the Lions logo and was paired with a blue skirt. Both the top and the skirt were adorned with rhinestones and were light and airy.

“The goal is just to have a real athletic looking, pleasing to the eye costume,” Smoker said. ” … we’re just really trying to set a trend of athleticism without going over the top.”

Pay attention this season, Lions fans. You’ll see more new costumes throughout the season, with a different look each week. Some costumes will be similar to last year, others will mix and match pieces and there may be throwback costumes for the Thanksgiving game. 

Training started in March, earlier than last year, and there’s a greater focus on fitness, nutrition and public relations, according to Smoker. 

The team takes the opportunity to serve as role models seriously — from what they wear to who they are. The squad is made up women who are already leaders in their communities.

“They’re the best of the best,” Smoker said.

In its second season, the team has grown from 28 to 35 members and has more rigorous demands. 

NFL.com’s Best of 2017 NFL Cheerleaders: Week 1

NFL.com has posted a photo essay of the best cheerleader photos from Week 1.  It is truly amazing to see the quality of images that working professional photographers, in this case from Associated Press, can do with their images.  Truly spectacular.  Click here to view the page.

 

 

Detroit Lions Cheerleaders Photos from Week 1

The Detroit Lions have uploaded a gallery of cheerleader images from week 1.  Click here to view the gallery.

Detroit Lions Cheerleaders Photos from Preseason Week 3

The Detroit Lions have uploaded a gallery of cheerleader images from preseason week 3.  Click here to view the gallery.

 

2017 Detroit Lions Cheerleaders Audition Dates – March 11

AUDITION DATES, TIMES AND LOCATIONS
 
PRELIMINARY ROUND
DATE: Saturday, March 11, 2017
LOCATION: FORD FIELD, ENTER GATE B
TIME: 8:00 AM
 
Auditions are an elimination process. To be considered, candidates must arrive at 8:00 a.m. Call back information for the semi-final round will be released throughout the day. 
 
SEMI-FINAL ROUND (call backs)
DATE: Sunday, March 12, 2017
LOCATION: FORD FIELD, ENTER GATE B
TIME: 8:00 AM
 
Semi-final candidates must report for this round for a chance to proceed to the interviews and finals. Will be announced at Preliminary Auditions. 
 
INTERVIEWS & FINALS 
DATE: Monday, March 13, 2017
LOCATION: FORD FIELD, ENTER GATE B
TIME: tbd
 
Final candidates must report for this round to proceed. Will be announced at Semi-Final Auditions.

2017 Pro Bowl Cheerleaders – Detroit Lions Cheerleader Heather

Let’s congratulate inaugural Detroit Lions Cheerleader Heather on being selected to the 2017 Pro Bowl.

SI.com: NFL Cheerleaders Week 17

SI.com has uploaded a gallery of NFL cheerleaders from week 17. More interesting photos this week. Click here to view the gallery.

Charger Girls

Gold Rush

SI.com: NFL Cheerleaders Week 14

SI.com has uploaded a gallery of NFL cheerleaders from week 14. More interesting photos this week. Click here to view the gallery.

TopCats

The ROAR

The ROAR

Gold Rush

SI.com: NFL Cheerleaders Week 12

SI.com has uploaded a gallery of NFL cheerleaders from week 12. More interesting photos this week. Click here to view the gallery.

Saintsations

Raiderettes

SI.com: NFL Cheerleaders Week 11

SI.com has uploaded a gallery of NFL cheerleaders from week 11.  More interesting photos this week. Click here to view the gallery.

TopCats

Gold Rush

Sea Gals

NFL Cheerleader Photos From Week 7

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NFL teams that hosted games during week 7 of the regular season have uploaded photos of their cheerleading squads to their team sites. Click on the links below to go to the team page galleries.

Los Angeles Rams
Cincinnati Bengals
Detroit Lions
Jacksonville Jaguars
Kansas City Chiefs
Miami Dolphins
New York Jets
Philadelphia Eagles
Tennessee Titans
Atlanta Falcons
San Francisco 49ers
Arizona Cardinals
Denver Broncos

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NFL Cheerleader Photos From Week 6

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NFL teams that hosted games during week 6 of the regular season have uploaded photos of their cheerleading squads to their team sites. Click on the links below to go to the team page galleries.

San Diego Chargers
Detroit Lions
Miami Dolphins
New England Patriots
New Orleans Saints
Tennessee Titans
Washington Redskins
Oakland Raiders
Seattle Seahawks
Houston Texans
Arizona Cardinals

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