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Training camp injuries and accidents always force fans and media types to dwell on the negative. “How could this happen now?” or “why wasn’t the problem solved sooner?” seem to be the biggest complaints with the recent news on Detroit Lions’ safety Louis Delmas.
Instead of operating entirely within in the negative, let’s take a moment to consider a few positive elements about Delmas’ recent surgical procedure. Perhaps it’s true things could have been remedied sooner, but having the operation happen now has actually provided the Lions time to weigh plenty of varied options for their secondary.
First and foremost, the fact Delmas didn’t try to be a hero and play with a bulky knee during the preseason is worthy of recognition itself. Far too often in today’s world, players think they are bionic men and refuse to tell anyone about nagging injuries. Then, molehills often become mountains and more extended time is missed. While fans will be quick to wonder why Delmas didn’t have his problem
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The lingering concerns about the ability of the Lions to hold up in the secondary multiplied Wednesday, when the team announced safety Louis Delmas had a surgical procedure on his left knee. The procedure was performed Tuesday by renowned surgeon James Andrews in Birmingham, Ala. Delmas hasn't been practicing and the Lions carefully guarded details of his absence. Coach Jim...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. What you see on Sundays with Calvin Johnson is the finished product the superstar receiver for the Detroit Lions, a 6-foot-5, 236-pound beast with the nickname of Megatron.
What you dont see is the tireless work ethic, his relentless approach to keep getting better and better and better.
In an era of diva receivers throughout the NFL, Johnson remains a coachs...
Training camp injuries and accidents always force fans and media types to dwell on the negative. "How could this happen now?" or "why wasn't the problem solved sooner?" seem to be the biggest complaints with the recent news on Detroit Lions' safety Louis Delmas.
Instead of operating entirely within in the negative, let's take a moment to consider...
It is August the 9th, and the 2012 campaign for the Detroit Lions has taken another huge blow. Of course the blow comes where the team is weakest…the defensive secondary. Arguably the best player there, Safety Louis Delmas, has had knee surgery and is out indefinitely, leaving the Lions with far more questions than any kind of real answers for the issues in the secondary. The good...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. The Detroit Lions, coming off their first playoff appearance in more than a decade, open the preseason Friday night against the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field in Detroit.
Here are five storylines to follow:
1. Can cornerback Bill Bentley provide some much-needed help to a suspect secondary?
There hasnt been much positive coming out of the back end of the Lions...
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford says it will be nice to take a break from practicing against teammates by playing the Cleveland Browns.
The Lions (No. 11 in the AP Pro32) and Browns (No. 30 in the AP Pro32) will face each other Friday night in their first preseason game.
Stafford is going into his fourth NFL season without rehabbing an injury in the offseason for the...
The Detroit Lions sure are cute. I've raved about their awesome wide receiver Calvin Johnson, the boner-inducing defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, and have been jealous of their metal music listening head coach in Jim Schwartz. In comparison, I bet Leslie Frazier listens to the Charmels before a game starts. I mean, they're fine and all, but ... Before a game? You're not...
From the water cooler to the playbook, the Detroit Lions appear well-prepared for the 2012 NFL campaign.
The Detroit Lions open their preseason slate on Friday night against the Cleveland Browns. We discuss who we're looking forward to seeing in action. Continue reading →