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Detroit Lions star says struggling rookie is improving

The Detroit Lions were hoping for more than 25 catches for 248 yards and a touchdown from 10th overall pick and rookie tight end Eric Ebron in 2014. Ebron is already under a lot of pressure to have a better year in 2015, and the Lions need it with Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate needing some relief in the offense. Well, according to Tate, Ebron’s skills at catching the ball have...
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Eric Ebron looking to quiet critics

When the Detroit Lions took Eric Ebron with the 10th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft many Lions fans were skeptical of the pick. Billed as the next Jimmy Graham, Ebron had a very quiet first season, he is looking to improve in 2015. According to Joe Lombardi,the former New Orleans quarterback coach who was hired to be Detroit’s offensive coordinator. “They’re not exactly the...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions TE Eric Ebron doesn't care about 'bust' label

As a rookie last season, Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron didn't offer the impact you'd typically expect from a top-10 draft pick. The North Carolina product caught only 25 passes for 248 yards and a touchdown. Although he's only one season into his NFL career, Ebron is already battling the bust label. This week, the tight end made it clear to Kyle Meinke of that he doesn...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Defending Eric Ebron

Here we are. In the months of early summer without football. At the halfway point between February’s Super Bowl and the first game of the season in September. Detroit Lions fans will have various players to look forward to when the 2015 season starts. One of those behemoths of hope will be Eric Ebron. The Lions drafted Ebron with their 10th overall pick in last year’s draft....
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Who will they take in round 1?

The big question still lingers on who the Detroit Lions are going to take in the first round of this year’s draft. Analysts are saying running back, defensive tackle, or even an offensive lineman. Either way, nobody is really sure on who the Lions are going to take, but here are some choices who are possible. Running backs I see Todd Gurley as the best case scenario for the...
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Mock Draft 1.0

The Draft is now less than a month away, so it seems like an appropriate time to start constructing some mock drafts for the Detroit Lions. Before looking at my mock draft, here are some things to keep in mind: The Lions will pick 23rd in the 1st round, and are missing their 4th and 5th round picks. The Lions have two 7th round picks, 1 from the Ravens and the other is their original...
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Eric Ebron says he's 'zombified' by mental side of game

Detroit Lions first round tight end Eric Ebron had his sights set on providing a big impact right out of the gate after claiming to have broken through the rookie wall back in August. But after another month of preparing and learning various roles in Joe Lombardi’s offense, Ebron now says he feels “zombified” by the mental aspect of the game. “You start to get zombified...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions rookie Eric Ebron’s mind blown by his Madden rating

Next month EA Sports will release the 26th edition of its uber-popular football video game Madden. Even NFL players can’t seem to resist the allure of the game and they often have team tournaments to determine who is the best on the roster. Over the weekend EA Sports had some fun with the rookie class of 2014. They asked them what they thought their player rating should be, then...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Ebron is struggling to learn the Detroit Lions new offense

The Detroit Lions drafted Eric Ebron with the 10th overall pick this year in the NFL Draft. A pick that high needs to make an immediate impact, and Ebron will be expected to start and help to move this offense forward towards the playoffs in 2014. Problem is he first has to learn how to play this style of offense. Ebron played in a “spread” style offense at North Carolina. ...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions TE Eric Ebron not named top-10 in the NFL… yet

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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