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Detroit Lions Links: Lance Moore Hits Free Agency While Ndamukong Suh Finally Signs with Agent
March 8th, 2014 at 11:44 AM
The open negotiating period prior to the start of free agency begins Saturday afternoon, meaning the rumors will likely start to reach a frenzied pace with regards to the Detroit Lions and other NFL clubs. ***PHOTO1*** A big goal for Detroit prior to free agency has been the restructuring of Ndamukong Suh's contract....

According to CBS Sports, Free Agent Wide Reciever Emmanuel Sanders Makes Sense for Detroit Lions
March 5th, 2014 at 2:17 PM
In just three more days, NFL teams can begin negotiating with free agents. Though those players can't officially sign until March 11, the beginning of the first period officially opens silly season with regards to rumors and innuendo. ***PHOTO1*** As it relates to the Detroit Lions, a team with a few different...

Backwards or Forwards Hat, Detroit Lions Matthew Stafford Needs to Win Most of All
February 20th, 2014 at 9:12 AM
It's been an interesting offseason for Detroit Lions' quarterback Matthew Stafford, to say the least. First, pundits have questioned if his mechanics are too broken to have NFL success. Now, Hall of Fame tight end Mike Ditka is called his hat wearing choices into question with additional over-analysis. ***PHOTO1*** Speaking to the Detroit...

Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay Differ on Detroit Lions’ Potential First Round Picks in April
February 7th, 2014 at 11:27 AM
It's the debate that many, including ESPN's own funny man Frank Caliendo, have begun to lampoon. Dueling draft guru's Mel Kiper and Todd McShay rarely can agree on anything, and count the Detroit Lions' needs at the tenth overall pick this April as another significant point of their contention. ***PHOTO1*** In their latest...

Heath Evans Doesn’t Back Down from Comments About Ndamukong Suh’s Dicipline
February 6th, 2014 at 8:18 PM
Last week, the NFL Network's Heath Evans had some strong comments about Ndamukong Suh, whom he claimed ruled the roost in the Detroit Lions' locker room and was content to show his power over former head coach Jim Schwartz in small but noticeable ways. ***PHOTO1*** Afterward, many Lions almost immediately spoke out on...

Analyst Heath Evans: Ndamukong Suh “Uncontrollable” in Detroit Lions’ Locker Room
January 31st, 2014 at 2:44 PM
Even though Ndamukong Suh was voted a team captain prior to the 2013 year and minded his manners on the field for the most part, that hasn't stopped rumors about Suh's locker room demeanor much of last season from spreading. ***PHOTO1*** Appearing in an interview with Matt Dery of Detroit Sports 105.1...

Detroit Lions’ Links: Joe Lombardi Praised by Drew Brees; Brett Keisel in Free Agency Fold?
January 31st, 2014 at 11:02 AM
Even though the team isn't currently competing, there's no shortage of news this week, as the Detroit Lions and company hang around New York City prior to the Super Bowl. Just before the big game, the Lions addressed their need for a new head coach, and now, more is coming...

Detroit Lions’ Mock Draft Review: Corner Help, Specifically Darqueze Dennard, Leads Early
January 16th, 2014 at 4:10 PM
After the Detroit Lions completed the first major step in their offseason plan by hiring Jim Caldwell, quickly, the focus is once again shifting to on-field personnel. As always, that means it's time to delve into some way-too-early mock drafts. ***PHOTO1*** Despite the early nature of reports, it seems many experts figure the...

Report: Detroit Lions Expect to Interview Ken Whisenhunt Tuesday, Deal Coming Next?
January 13th, 2014 at 5:52 PM
Update: So much for that. The Tennessee Titans reportedly agreed with Ken Whisenhunt Monday night according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, meaning the Lions will have to look elsewhere for their next head coach. The Detroit Lions weren't able to get Ken Whisenhunt in town early Monday thanks to San Diego Chargers'...

In Calvin Johnson and Ndamukong Suh, Detroit Lions Have Two Feared Football Players
January 10th, 2014 at 1:08 PM
Yesterday, ESPN confirmed what most Detroit Lions' fans already figured about two of the team's younger stars, naming Calvin Johnson and Ndamukong Suh the two most feared players in football. ***PHOTO1*** ESPN asked 320 players in a poll which player is most feared in the NFL, and the results came back overwhelmingly...

Where the Detroit Lions’ Coaching Search Stands, Week One Edition: One Interview, Plenty of Rumors
January 6th, 2014 at 9:21 AM
Today marks the end of one week since the Detroit Lions fired their former head coach Jim Schwartz. Since Monday, there's been one interview and several levels of speculation regarding who might take over as Detroit's new boss. ***PHOTO1*** Things will likely pick up this week considerably with regards to interviews, but...

How the Detroit Lions Rate: Rounding up Week Sixteen’s NFL Power Rankings
December 25th, 2013 at 10:45 AM
The Detroit Lions gave their fans yet another lump of coal just before the holiday season, so it's only fitting that the national media is beginning to pile on and lump the team with more criticism as the season comes to a close. ***PHOTO1*** After spending much of the season within the...

Jim Schwartz Monday Press Conference Recap, Week 16: Despite Problems, Season Isn’t a Failure
December 23rd, 2013 at 2:59 PM
After yet another disastrous loss eliminated the Detroit Lions from playoff contention, head coach Jim Schwartz has become quite embattled over the past 24 hours. Regardless, Schwartz took to the podium for the second to last time this year and tried to make sense of the season. ***PHOTO1*** Despite the finish, Schwartz...

The Three Biggest Things: Questioning the New York Giants with Dan Graziano of ESPN
December 20th, 2013 at 12:17 PM
The New York Giants are normally accustomed to being involved in late season playoff pushes during the month of December. This season, that's not the case, as plenty of circumstances have led the Giants to a miserable 5-9 record and plenty of early thoughts about the offseason. ***PHOTO1*** From Eli Manning's interceptions to...

Detroit Lions Links: Cornerbacks Dinged up in Advance of Tough Matchup with Baltimore Ravens
December 14th, 2013 at 10:32 AM
The calm before the storm of Monday Night Football has taken hold in Michigan, where the desperate Detroit Lions badly need a win to stop the bleeding and keep their place atop the NFC North division. ***PHOTO1*** Just as desperate are the Baltimore Ravens, who have won three games in a row...

Three Biggest Things: Questioning the Baltimore Ravens with Matt Vensel of the Baltimore Sun
December 12th, 2013 at 10:24 AM
The Baltimore Ravens have somewhat successfully survived the season of change which always inevitably follows a Super Bowl victory. They're 7-6, and after a rough start to the season, have strung together three straight victories to remain in the conversation to defend their title in the playoffs. ***PHOTO1*** In spite of that,...

The Three Biggest Things: Questioning the Eagles with Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer
December 5th, 2013 at 2:34 PM
At one point early on, the Detroit Lions' match up with the Philadelphia Eagles looked as if it could be a snoozer. The Lions were an average team, and the Eagles had lost three straight games while looking largely unimpressive adjusting to Chip Kelly's new style. Since then, a rapid...

How the Detroit Lions Rate: Rounding up Week Thirteen’s NFL Power Rankings
December 4th, 2013 at 11:21 AM
The Detroit Lions won the big game they needed to, hammering the Green Bay Packers at home 40-10 to take control of the NFC North on Thanksgiving Day. Then, the Chicago Bears lost to the Minnesota Vikings, helping the Lions look like a surer thing in the standings and leaving...

Three Biggest Things: Questioning the Buccaneers with Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times
November 22nd, 2013 at 9:45 AM
While the 2-8 Tampa Bay Buccaneers aren't threatening the NFC playoff race themselves, with games against the Detroit Lions, New Orleans Saints, Carolina Panthers and San Francisco 49ers remaining, they certainly could impact it heavily in the coming weeks. Considering their two game turnaround, will the Buccaneers be able to keep...

How the Detroit Lions Rate: Rounding up Week Ten’s NFL Power Rankings
November 13th, 2013 at 8:49 AM
A solid victory over the Chicago Bears has put the Detroit Lions into first place by themselves atop the NFC North. Thanks to that, the team has finally cracked the top ten in all of the national power rankings, and the writers are significantly impressed with the Lions. Will the team...