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This article is the work of guest blogger Felipe Diaz, a fine and enthusiastic young man from the great state of Wisconsin who is currently a junior at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee studying Film Production and Marketing.
Hot off the heels of his exciting viral YouTube video, Norwegian-born Harvard “Kickalicious”Rugland has agreed to a three-year offer from the Detroit Lions, reportedly worth nearly $1.5 million dollars. Sure his name reads like a New England-area carpet warehouse, but he has all the skills to be the next Sebastian Janikowski. Absolutely huge for a kicker, Rugland is listed at over 6-foot-2 and some 240 pounds, and if there is anything we know about soccer players, much like Janikowski, they are anything but afraid of a good scrum.
Rugland, who also drew interest from the Browns and Jets, will be competing for the job with another lefty, long time Eagle’s kicker David Akers.. Rugland picked up booting the old pigskin just a few short years ago, but under the...
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The Detroit Lions were the laughing stock of the NFL for a decade. Two years ago things finally came together and they made the playoffs, only to get pounded by the Saints in the first round.
Last year was a huge step backward. They battled injuries on both sides of the ball and the team was never able to pull things together and have a winning season.
As we get closer and closer to the NFL Draft, there is always a ton of speculations on what exactly what will be happening that day, even though no one, not even the teams themselves, know what is going to happen at this point.During Mel Kiper’s recent mock draft, he had the Lions trading picks with the Chiefs, who have the 1st overall pick this year. Lions general manager saw...
The NFL released their 2013 schedule on Thursday night. The Lions’ schedule is below. The Lions’ schedule includes only two games on national TV. In addition to their Thanksgiving game against the Packers, the Lions will host the Ravens on Monday Night Football in December.
TELL US BELOW HOW MANY GAMES THE LIONS WILL WIN IN 2013.
Follow this link for the rest of the NFL’s...
According to MLive.com, Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best isn’t participating in voluntary workouts.Best is not participating in voluntary workouts, which began this week, and Mayhew would not say if he anticipates his running back to partake in any team activities this offseason. The former first-round pick is still on Detroit’s roster.It appears unlikely – at this moment...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. One analyst has suggested the Detroit Lions move up from the fifth pick overall to No. 1 in next weeks NFL Draft to take Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner.
Another report indicated the Lions actually might try to move back as many as 15 spots or more in an effort to get an additional pick or two later in the draft.
Theres a lot of rumors, Lions general manager...
A week from today, there will be a heated debate on whether the Detroit Lions got the right player with their fifth overall pick in the NFL Draft.
Regardless of the player chosen, not everybody will applaud their first-round pick because there are so many opinions on what the Lions need most.
For years, fans have mocked the Lions and their checkered draft history by referring to...
Former Detroit Lions kicker Errol Mann died last week at the age of 71 at his home in Missoula, Mont., according to the Missoulian newspaper.
Mann, who used a straight-on kicking style, played for the Lions from 1969-76. He ranks third in club history with 141 field goals.
First Joe Montana, and now Jerry Rice.
Barry Sanders, the Detroit Lions Hall of Fame running back, has eliminated both former San Francisco 49ers greats in a vote to determine who will appear on the cover to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Madden video game.
The final round comes down to Sanders, who retired in 1999, against current Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson...
Round One (5th overall pick)
OT from Central Michigan – Eric Fisher
Has this pick become obvious or is there still a debate about it? For me I don’t think there’s any debate on it. This pick has to be an offensive lineman whether it’s the two best offensive tackles in the draft in Eric Fisher or Luke Joeckel… or possibly the two best guards in Jonathan Cooper or Chance...
According to Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the Green Bay Packers will be playing the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving day.According to NFL source, #Packers are playing #Lions on Thanksgiving Day this year.— tom silverstein (@TomSilverstein) April 18, 2013 Need NFL Tickets?