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Detroit Lions: Cornerback situation filled with uncertainty

If it’s true that defense wins championships, it might help explain why the Detroit Lions have only made the playoffs once in the last fifteen seasons. In recent years, the Lions have been branded as one of the worst teams in the league defensively. An unfathomable trait about the consistent disappointment is that this team is insanely talented overall. However, relying on talent...
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Lions Training Camp: 5 Key Position Battles

Excitement is building in Allen Park, as the Detroit Lions are getting ready to report to training camp on Sunday July 27th . The Lions are lucky that they have a pretty good understanding of who all of the starters will be heading into camp, which is nice because it will take the team some time to gel with Jim Caldwell’s new playbook. However, there are a lot of camp battles still...
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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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Ex-Cowboy, former coach Reeves thinks Stafford needs patience to improve

Former Dallas Cowboys running back Dan Reeves remembers the days when teams would preach patience, but it's quite a different era in today's win-now, perform-now NFL. But patience and support is exactly what he thinks Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford needs at this point. “When I look at the Dallas Cowboys, who I was fortunate enough to be a part of, we knocked...
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Position Preview: Detroit Lions need production from Suh and Fairley this year

The Detroit Lions defensive line is built upon their strength up the middle. The Lions have two first round picks at defensive tackle, and another at right defensive end, and when it clicks it consumes opponents in a brutal fashion. Ndamukong Suh is the best defensive tackle in the NFL. He is the most intimidating player in the league, his hits are violent, his work ethic is undeniable...
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Analyzing the 2011 Draft: Detroit Lions

When it comes to grading team’s in the NFL Draft, it takes 3 years to properly asses a team’s success. I previously graded the Philadelphia Eagles draft. That article can be found here:  http://utnsports.com/2014/07/19/analyzing-the-2011-draft-philadelphia-eagles/ Next up is the Detroit Lions. The Motor City Kitties were on starting to look like a decent squad heading into...

Focus on Calvin Johnson doesn't mean success for Detroit Lions' other receivers

Every receiver is usually “excited” or very excited when he first joins the Lions for one big reason: He believes all the attention on Calvin Johnson will create countless chances for him to catch balls and make plays. Golden Tate recently told ESPN’s “First Take” that he has “a chance to catch a ton more balls” against second-tier cornerbacks. But if you look at the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Position by Position preview of the the Detroit Lions offense in 2014

Detroit Lions Lions offensive line is impressive(READ) It may take a while for the Lions investment in tight ends to pay off(READ) Who will standout besides Johnson at wide receiver?(READ) The Lions backfield should excel(READ) Changing of the guard at backup quarterback for the Lions(READ) You may also be interested in:Weekly Rewind: Position by Position preview of the the Detroit...
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Lions cut Roosevelt, sign rookie WR Wiggins

Per the NFL transaction wire (via PFT), the Detroit Lions waived veteran receiver Naaman Roosevelt on Saturday, while claiming off waivers rookie wideout Reese Wiggins, who was released by the New England Patriots on Thursday. Wiggins is an undrafted rookie out of East Carolina. He caught 80 passes for 1,012 yards and eight touchdowns in his school career. Roosevelt leaves the...
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Profile: New Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin

Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell has given Teryl Austin his first shot at being a defensive coordinator in the NFL. It was also Caldwell, 59, who gave Austin, 49, his first full-time coaching job more than two decades ago. In this way, the two -- mentor and pupil -- have come full circle. While Caldwell has been running offenses since they first met, Austin still views him as one...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Detroit Lions season preview

Our friends at Football Gameplan bring you the 2014 Detroit Lions 2014 season preview. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post 2014 Detroit Lions season preview appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Reggie Bush enjoys wedding, honeymoon before training camp

Before training camp opens in 10 days, Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush has a little vacation to finish. Like his honeymoon. Bush, who was married last Saturday to Armenian professional dancer Lilit Avagyan, apparently included a stop in Barcelona to the couple's itinerary. He posted this photo of his trip on Instagram: Bush also posted a photo of the bride-and-groom&...
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Suh completes reality TV show hat trick

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has completed the Reality TV Show version of the hat trick. Suh, who had previously appeared on a dating show and a celebrity diving contest in recent offseasons, finally had his episode of the new "American Muscle" show aired Wednesday night on the Discovery Channel. The segment was taped during the winter at the Barwis Methods...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Titus Young’s dad says son is ‘sort of uncontrollable’

After former Detroit Lions receiver made the news again after being arrested, David Leon Moore of USA TODAY Sports caught up with his father, Richard Young, who says his son is  ”sort of uncontrollable.” “We just haven’t been able to get him help,” Young in a phone interview Tuesday. “They take him to the hospital for a couple of days, then they have to let him out....
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Report: Titus Young attacked his attorney

Yesterday we told you that former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young had been arrested again on battery charges—this time for causing serious bodily injury in Los Angeles, California. Details were scarce at the time, but we’ve now find out that the victim was actually Young’s own attorney. The attack reportedly took place at a “medical treatment center,” where Young...
Via Gridiron Grit
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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