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Detroit Lions: What can Matt Patricia do for Jarrad Davis?

Many players on the Detroit Lions should benefit from Matt Patricia’s coaching ability, but perhaps none will gain more than Jarrad Davis. If you speak to any of Matt Patricia’s old players from the New England Patriots, they all speak highly of the Detroit Lions‘ newest addition’s...
Via Sidelion Report
2 days ago

Lions 2017 draft re-grade: Rookies earn passing grade, rank 2nd in NFC North ranked each division’s rookies from 2017 and Bob Quinn’s second draft class earned a respectable mark. While all the news this offseason has revolved around the Lions overhauling their coaching staff, it’s going to be up to the new group of coaches to help Detroit’s sophomores reach the potential the group showed during 2017. released their grades for how each team...
Via Pride of Detroit
5 days ago

Detroit Lions avoided linebacker with red flags

The Detroit Lions decision to select linebacker Jarrad Davis over now San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster last April is looking better. Rookie linebacker Jarrad Davis was selected by the Detroit Lions with the 21st overall pick of the 2017 NFL draft. At the time, current San...
Via Sidelion Report
7 days ago

Each team’s player with the most to prove in NFL Week 5

In four weeks of football, we’ve seen some surprises. The Kansas City Chiefs look like the best team in football heading into NFL Week 5, while the New England Patriots are .500. The Buffalo Bills sit atop the AFC East, and the Los Angeles Rams lead the NFC West.The early part of the season tends to produce such anomalies. Chances are, we’ll be laughing about most of them come Thanksgiving...
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October 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Ten thoughts after NFL Week 4

$.01--Deshaun Watson is already making quite the name for himself as a rookie. The Houston Texans first-round pick took over at QB in the opener and has not looked back. In the process, Watson has proven himself to already be one of the NFL’s finest young ambassadors.Watson made the news this week by donating his first-ever NFL game check to three women who work in the Texans cafeteria...
Via RealGM - NBA
October 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions position review: Linebackers

Detroit needs new guys to step up this year. Talent has been lost to retirement, free agency, injury and trade; loss of talent is simply part of the business. Detroit lost DeAndre Levy, a once promising member of the Linebacker corps (key word “once”), and now needs to replace him and strengthen the unit as a whole. The Linebackers for the Lions in 2016 were atrocious, perhaps the...
September 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Four potential breakout players for the Detroit Lions

As the preseason winds down, many teams have discovered players far down on their depth charts that could break out for them this upcoming season. The Detroit Lions’ roster is full of hidden talent and un-excavated skill, meaning that a franchise player could be right under the coach’s noses. The departure of Calvin Johnson left the field wide open for the Lions’ top receiver slot...
August 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Vying for relevance in NFC North

The Detroit Lions may have been football’s luckiest team last season. Despite ranking 27th in DVOA, 29th in weighted DVOA and dead last in defensive DVOA, the Lions managed to go 9-7 and make the playoffs thanks to a record eight fourth-quarter comebacks.Needless to say, that could come back around in a big way this season.If Detroit has a chance of being competitive, that chance...
Via Sportsnaut
August 05, 2017  |  Discuss

10 NFL rookies likely to make biggest impact in 2017

The 2017 NFL Draft is a distant memory, and now it’s time for the rookies to show their stuff at minicamp. These camps will provide the first opportunity to see the league’s newest and youngest talent on display.As is the case every year, rookies will have a tremendous impact on the regular season and contribute to their team’s successes or failures. That was especially true last...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Grading the Detroit Lions’ first three draft picks

The Detroit Lions had a busy first two days of the NFL draft along with 31 others teams. Detroit addressed problems with all three of their picks and look to build onto what is already shaping to be a solid draft. Here is an assessment of the first three players drafted by Detroit. LB Jarrad Davis, Florida With the No. 21 pick the Detroit Lions selected linebacker Jarrad Davis...
April 30, 2017  |  Discuss

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