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How Good Will the Lions Defense be Without Suh?

Below is an excerpt from Jake Schyvinck’s NFL Defensive Power Rankings article.  Detroit Lions Power Ranking: 18 Click here to see full rankings The Lions take a serious tumble because they are really going to miss Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley.  No matter how optimistic the Detroit staff is, Haloti Ngata cannot be both of them, and probably won’t even replicate what either...
Via TopSportsReport
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Extension Between Lions & LB DeAndre Levy Possible This Summer

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media mentioned Lions OLB DeAndre Levy as a candidate who could receive a long-term extension in the weeks leading up to the start of the regular season. According to Rapoport, Detroit views Levy as being “essential” to their team and chose to keep him over Justin Durant a few years ago. Levy has ... The post Extension Between Lions & LB DeAndre...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate 'excited' by offensive continuity

A certain electricity is taking over the Detroit Lions' offense heading into training camp, and wide receiver Golden Tate can feel it. "This year, hopefully, we don't have to go through that (wild-card route) again," Tate told Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press. "But this year you've got to think, [quarterback Matthew] Stafford's had several offenses since he's been in the...
Via Fox Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit CB: Lions defense not too different than Seahawks

Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay just compared his team’s defense with the very best in the NFL today. The defensive back showed off all the confidence and cocky assuredness of Richard Sherman or Neon Deion Sanders in a recent phone interview with Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press: “We’ve got the same kind of talent they got,” he said. “They ain’t too...
Via Sportsnaut
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Look: Three epic Detroit Lions memes that’ll make your day

The Detroit Lions are great, and so are memes. Put the two together and you get one of the best things that a human could ever ask for. Mondays are the most non-fun day of the week, and it takes a lot to pull through the day. If you are able to take a moment, have a look through these memes for the Lions that’ll make your day. You may also be interested in: Look: Three memes...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss feels bad for Detroit Lions fans published their “Pain Rankings” for the seven NFL franchises whose fans have been going through the worst heartbreak, and of course the Detroit Lions made the list. Writer Dan Hanzus ranked the Lions fourth overall, and it’s easy to understand why: “Lions fans are still waiting. The Super Bowl will celebrate its 50th anniversary next February, and you can safely...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions 2015 Preview

At the close of the 2014 NFL Season, we provided a review of each team with an eye toward the 2015 campaign. While still relevant it has become clear through free agency, and the 2015 NFL Draft that rosters are taking a different shape heading into the season. Much more will change through the summer, into training camp, and finally Week 1 but with the draft now in the rearview we...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buy or Sell: Joique Bell

Joique BellADP: 52.9 RB: 20 Joique Bell has led Detroit in rushing the last two seasons. With Reggie Bush moving on it looked like Bell might finally claim the main job for himself, until Ameer Abdullah was drafted in the second round. Some say Abdullah was drafted to take over the starting job as soon as possible. But Bell has been a solid contributor now for three years running...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football Team Preview: Detroit Lions

For your fantasy football draft prep and advice, continue to check on this page for updates regarding the Detroit Lions.  Team Outlook: The Lions tend to lure you in, but then disappoint you horribly in the end. The inability to convert in the red zone is often maddening, and it limits the fantasy appeal of this offense. That being said, if you're betting on talent to eventually...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Predicting the Lions’ offensive leaders stats in 2015

The Detroit Lions have a reputation as having one of the league’s most prolific offenses, and such is the life when you have the league’s best wide receiver from the last five or so years. Detroit’s offense, however, ranked just 19th overall in yards and 11th in points per game last year. That didn’t cost the Lions big time though, as their number two-ranked defense propelled...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

The case for Calvin Johnson in redraft leagues

It’s a fairly common phenomenon around draft tables every year – everyone wants to land the big and exciting name, and sometimes that means owners over pay for them. In particular, after a strong performance from a number of young names at receiver last year and a down year of his own, Calvin Johnson no longer qualifies as an exciting draft day catch. While the reasons for...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden Tate Says He’s Not ‘Second to Anyone’ Including Calvin Johnson

Golden Tate of the Detroit Lions has always played with a huge chip on his shoulders, and the receiver has never lacked confidence. Never afraid to utter brash statements, Tate may have outdone himself this time. As we know, Tate has a certain teammate who is widely considered the best player in the league at his position. Yet a recent interview revealed Tate doesn’t consider...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: five players on the bubble

Professional athletes fight for roster spots everyday in practice because there is always someone on the bubble of making the game day roster or being on the practice squad.  The Detroit Lions are no different, especially during training camp, which starts in a few weeks.  There will be various players on the cusp of making the roster and here are a few of the names to keep an...
Via EndZoneScore
5 days ago  |  Discuss

All Rests on Detroit Lions' Offense

Much of the Detroit Lions' offseason has consisted revolved around the loss of defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. Suh, the former anchor of the Detroit's defensive line, has left many in disarray with his departure. Many believe the Lions' defense will regress, inhibiting the entire team. But that isn't as big of a deal as the worried believe. Defensive coordinator Teryl Austin, who...
Via Pro Football Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Blast From The Past: Rocky Boiman

New series to fill out the rest of the offseason. Which is mercifully close to being over. Inspired by a Jerame Tuman name-drop on a recent edition of The Terrible Podcast, and a “Forgettable Pirates” twitter account that I love, we’ll rattle off a few Pittsburgh Steelers that have fallen into the recesses of your mind. […] The post Blast From The Past: Rocky Boiman appeared...
Via Steelers Depot
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: five keys to a successful 2015 season

The Detroit Lions took a step forward in 2014, making the playoffs for just the second time since 1999.  The season ended in disappointment however, when they lost in heartbreaking fashion on a controversial call to the Dallas Cowboys in the Wildcard Round. The off-season was mostly quiet, minus one major loss.  Ndamukong Suh left for the Miami Dolphins, and left a big hole…both...
Via EndZoneScore
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions preseason what to look for

The Detroit Lions’ preseason is less than a month away which means get ready for a bunch of no-name players trying to keep a job. Whether it’s a special teams spot or practice squad spot, I’m not going to bore you with a bunch of names that you’re never going to hear playing for the Lions on Sundays. What I am going to do though is preview some players that you may not...
Via The Majors Detroit
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions 2015 NFL Season Preview

Quarterback The Lions underachieved in terms of wins and losses in both 2012 and 2013, going 11-21. However, that was largely as a result of a 6-14 record in games decided by a touchdown or less, a -25 turnover margin, and a -10 return touchdown margin. Those things tend to be inconsistent from year-to-year and, in 2014, everything swung the other way with the Lions. They went 6...
Via The Football Fan Spot
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mathew Stafford's Wife Kelly Has a Mean Jump Shot But That is Not What You'll Watch

During the off-season Detroit Lions quarterback Mathew Stafford married his longtime girlfriend in what appeared to be an epic good time. The two went on to have an awesome honeymoon in New Zealand where Mathew still got some work in for the coming season by running some stairs. The honeymoon has ended of course and now it's time for everyday life. In Kelly's case that means going...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss

No more excuses for Matthew Stafford and the Lions offense?

I would say that this off-season and the 2015 NFL draft could have been a better one for the Lions which seems to be the case just about every season, especially when we’re talking later round picks. Taking a look at what happened this past May in Chicago though drafting a starting left guard with their first round pick in Laken Tomlinson will definitely help an offensive line...
Via The Majors Detroit
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Players to watch during training camp

The Detroit Lions did a formidable job this offseason filling key holes in their roster and attempting to replace the losses on the defensive line. Here are the most intriguing players to watch for during training camp: Quandre Diggs Diggs has been turning heads this offseason. He’s seemed to be the most talked about player during organized team activities. Diggs, selected in...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Matthew and Kelly Stafford selling Buckhead town home in Atlanta

Kelly Stafford, wife of Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, advertised the couple’s town home in the heart of Buckhead, near Atlanta, Georgia.  It’s up for sale and could be yours for a cool $1.275 million.  It’s not a home that you would think an NFL starting quarterback whose career earnings could approach $200 million when all is said and done.  It’s your no frills...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Megatron sends Jordan Spieth autographed football, jersey

After Jordan Spieth recently sent some flattering praise his way, Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson responded by sending some autographed gear to the U.S. Open champ. When asked last week ahead of the U.S. Open and during LeBron James’ remarkable efforts to single-handedly lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to victory in the NBA Finals, Spieth...Read More The post Calvin Johnson...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Urinal autographed by Barry Sanders sells for $3,000

Someone just acquired an awesome addition to their restroom. According to eBay, this Barry Sanders-signed urinal sold for $3,000. Courtesy: Mike Kozan The urinal originally came from a locker room at the Silverdome where Sanders played during his career with the Detroit Lions. It was reported there were 46 total bids placed by 17 people for this wonderful piece of Lions...
Via Sportsnaut
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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