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10 Worst Lions in Franchise History

#53965684 / gettyimages.com The Detroit Lions are arguably the worst franchise in NFL history and, possibly, in all of sports. The franchise has made only 15 playoff appearances since 1935 and only 10 since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970. It has not been pretty in the Motor City from a football standpoint so finding really bad players was very easy.The hard part of this article was...
Via TopSportsReport
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Ten Biggest NFL Draft Busts of All Time

The NFL draft is a day of excitement, of potential, and sometimes, of mourning. There have been many high profile players who have come out of college and for whatever reason could not make the leap  to the professional game. While some of the names on this list are quite obvious(particularly number two), I have a couple guys on here that don’t traditionally make the list but...
Via The Sideline
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Ten Biggest Draft Busts of All Time

The NFL draft is a day of excitement, of potential, and sometimes, of mourning. There have been many high profile players who have come out of college and for whatever reason could not make the leap  to the professional game. While some of the names on this list are quite obvious(particularly number two), I have a couple guys on here that don’t traditionally make the list but...
Via The Sideline
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Did any former Lions make the list of worst #1 overall picks?

It is hard to believe that there is a list of bad draft picks that doesn’t include a member of the Detroit Lions isn’t it? But, it seems to be true, in great part due to the fact that this list only focuses on the first overall pick. The Lions only have a few candidates on this list that starts at the NFL merger in 1970. Billy Sims was a great player for Detroit though his career...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Detroit Lions really trade up for another wide receiver?

Remember the infamous Detroit Lions from a decade ago? They were a laughingstock for a lot of reasons, but few will forget the fact that Matt Millen-led squad of shame actually selected a wide receiver in the first round of three consecutive drafts. Charles Rogers, Roy Williams and Mike Williams are all out of football now, and Millen is in broadcasting. The Lions have won at least...
Via This Given Sunday
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Detroit Lions really trade up for another wide receiver?

Remember the infamous Detroit Lions from a decade ago? They were a laughingstock for a lot of reasons, but few will forget the fact that Matt Millen-led squad of shame actually selected a wide receiver in the first round of three consecutive drafts. Charles Rogers, Roy Williams and Mike Williams are all out of football now, and Millen is in broadcasting. The Lions have won at least...
Via Bloguin Best
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Biggest Draft Day Bust: Worst Wide Receiver

The wide receiver, a quarterback’s best friend and often the most exciting player on the football field. Freakish athletes who have speed, strength and the ability to catch the impossible causing opposing defence’s nightmares. The very best instantly require the attention of two defenders and open up holes for other offensive playmakers. The greats include Jerry Rice, Randy...
Via Football Nation
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions 10 biggest draft busts over last 35 years

The 2014 NFL draft is just over two weeks away, and so it seems like a good time to review the Detroit Lions draft history, specifically their worst mistakes. I felt it best to stick to what I know; in a Quantum Leap fashion I only went back to 1980, which is the first year I remember watching football. There is plenty of bad history of draft picks with the Lions dating back over...
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April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Who sits atop of the Detroit Lions “Mount Dreadmore”?

On the heels of the popular Mount Rushmore trend that was started by Lebron James, every sport and every team has had their top four players designated by the media and fans alike. In that spirit, cover32.com’s own Carl Pfeiffer created the exact opposite, what he referred to as each teams Mount Dreadmore. The criteria he attempted to use were fairly complicated. The players should...
Via cover32 - Lions
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: 5 Biggest Draft Day Regrets in Franchise History

It would appear the Detroit Lions have finally escaped the Matt Millen days. No longer are these Lions worried that the ghost of the team’s former general manager will haunt them.But now the team must take their most recent draft picks and make them playoff strong. So far, that has not happened.It can happen is the new coaching staff puts everything in motion and Jim Caldwell can...
Via Football Nation
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa Western DB has two early offers

Hot News for CB Charles Rogers
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Calvin Johnson needs help, and it needs to come from a free agent

As the most recent list of top ten wide receiver prospects emerged this morning, its once again time to head down memory lane for Detroit Lions fans, and as we all know it is an unpleasant road to travel. The Lions have a long and sordid history of drafting wide receivers with their first pick, but most memorable was the time period beginning with Charles Rogers as the second overall...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions file police report on Detroit blogger over joke on Twitter

As an organization, the Detroit Lions have comical ineptitude down to a science. In recent history, we have a winless season, Matt Millen’s glorious run as GM (Mike Williams! Charles Rogers!), and this season’s miraculous collapse as evidence. Now, though, the organization is showing that they’ve really spent a lot of time and effort to […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Three and out: Top five positions of need for the Lions

FIRST DOWN The focus turns toward the NFL Draft (May 8-10) with the Senior Bowl being played this week in Mobile, Ala. Here are the top five positions of need this year for the Detroit Lions, who have the 10th pick overall: 1. Receiver:  The Lions became the punch line of many jokes when they selected a receiver in the first round in 2003 (Charles Rogers), 2004 (Roy Williams), 2005...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Millen: I wanted DeMarcus Ware, got talked into Mike Williams

If Matt Millen got his way, the Detroit Lions would have drafted DeMarcus Ware in 2005 over wide receiver Mike Williams (Credit: ESPN) In 2003, the Detroit Lions drafted Charles Rogers from Michigan State with the 2nd overall draft pick. Rogers was the first of three straight years in which Matt Millen and the Detroit Lions drafted a wide receiver with their first round pick. In...
Via Down and Distance
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Arrest Warrant Issued For Former Lions Bust Charles Rogers… Again

I can remember the 2o03 NFL Draft like was yesterday. During the day of the draft ESPN and EA Sports teamed up for little promos for that included all the top picks.  Michigan State wide receiver Charles Rodgers teamed with Ray Lewis for this little tune. That would be as successful as Rogers would ever get as a professional.  Rodgers has battled years of drug addiction and arrest...
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September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Arrest Warrant Issued For Former Lions Bust Charles Rogers… Again

I can remember the 2003 NFL Draft like was yesterday. During the day of the draft ESPN and EA Sports teamed up for little promos for that included all the top picks.  Michigan State wide receiver Charles Rodgers teamed with Ray Lewis for this little tune. That would be as successful as Rogers would ever get as a professional.  Rodgers has battled years of drug addiction and arrest...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Arrest warrant issued for ex-Lion Charles Rogers

A judge has issued an arrest warrant for Charles Rogers after the former Detroit Lions wide receiver failed to appear at a pretrial hearing. Saginaw District Judge A.T. Frank issued the bench warrant earlier this week. The former Saginaw High and Michigan State standout faces five misdemeanors from two unrelated incidents. MLive.com reports Friday (http://bit.ly/1ganF6a ) that...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Detroit Lions draft bust Charles Rogers going to jail again….

A judge has issued an arrest warrant for Charles Rogers after the former Detroit Lions wide receiver failed to appear at a pretrial hearing. A Saginaw District Judge issued the bench warrant earlier this week. The former second pick in the draft faces five misdemeanors from two unrelated incidents. MLive.com reports Friday that it marks the fourth […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Titus Young gets arrested, then arrested

  During the 2011 NFL Draft, former NFL wide receiver Titus Young felt like Barry Sanders was passing him the torch when he called his name with the 44th overall pick. Titus might have had the right idea, but it definitely wasn’t Barry doing any torch passing. Might Charles Rogers have been passing something instead? According to the Oakland Press, Titus Young was arrested...
Via Detroit4lyfe
May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Biggest Draft Day Regret In Franchise History

It comes as no surprise to anyone that the Detroit Lions aren’t what you would call one of the most successful franchises in NFL history.In fact, they might be one of the most down-trodden cities in all of sports, and the Lions are a big reason to why.Building a team through collegiate prospects is exactly what the NFL Draft was, and still is intended for.Teams throughout league...
Via Football Nation
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-Lions/Michigan State receiver Charles Rogers says judge saved his life

Charles Rogers was once one of the most dynamic wide receivers in the nation.  He made headlines for the eye-popping numbers and catches he made while donning the green and white in East Lansing.  At 31, Charles Rogers should still be making headlines for plays on the football field, but any and all recent news about him as been reserved for the police blotter section. Rogers...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

GM Mayhew: Lions' progression continues

The Lions went from 6-10 in 2010 to 10-6 and a wild-card playoff team last season. General manager Martin Mayhew is done celebrating the team's first postseason trip since 1999. "It's hard to win a championship," Mayhew said. "And things have to line up for you the right way. We expected to do that eventually, but we just want to keep being there. Keep knocking...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Charles Rogers in jail, bound for treatment facility

Hot News for WR Charles Rogers
Via profootball.scout.com
June 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Warrant issued for ex-Lion Rogers

A judge has ordered the arrest of Charles Rogers after the former Detroit Lions wide receiver failed to appear at a court hearing in Saginaw. The 31-year-old is charged with making a malicious phone call and conspiring to commit that crime on March 5-6, and possessing marijuana, possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle on a suspended...
Via AP on Fox
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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