Our Faith Tested; Our Resolve: Unwavering?

Our Faith Tested; Our Resolve: Unwavering?
Who are these Detroit Lions? In a word – Winners!!! Though the Lions lost two games earlier in the season, one never got the sense the Lions defense absolutely needed the team’s offense to explode in prior games. We learned this team could win smashmouth contests by bludgeoning opponents with a stout defense, timely running ...

Eric Ebron should be Featured Piece in Detroit Lions Offense

Eric Ebron should be Featured Piece in Detroit Lions Offense
Calvin Johnson is the best wide receiver in the NFL.  It’s a statement often taken as simple fact, but has anyone ever stopped to think of why the man they call Megatron is the best receiver in the NFL?  He’s too big, at 6’5″ and over 230 lbs. he dwarfs even the biggest cornerbacks and ...

Detroit Lions Potentially Historic Defense 7

Detroit Lions Potentially Historic Defense
It’s only three games into the season, and I’ve always joked about what happens when you extrapolate data with only a limited amount to work from, but after shutting down the mighty Aaron Rodgers for Matthew Stafford’s first victory against one of the league’s best signal callers, I wanted to provide some context.  For those ...

Detroit Lions Monday night history 2

Detroit Lions Monday night history
This season, the Detroit Lions start things off on a Monday night against the New York Giants at Ford Field on September 8th, 7:10 P.M. on ESPN. Well, I was given the idea by Justin Eyk on Facebook to do some research on the Detroit Lions Monday night history. Justin was trying to find info ...

Living under the Shadow of Mount Ve[SUH]vius 3

Living under the Shadow of Mount Ve[SUH]vius
  Naples, Italy is one of the most picturesque, culturally and architecturally rich cities in the world. It also boasts of being one of the oldest, continuously inhabited cities in the world, a significant accomplishment considering it has been one of Italy’s most invaded regions throughout the centuries. There’s also existed the imminent threat of ...

The End of an Era 4

    The struggles of the Lions front office as it relates to drafting have been well-documented over the years. Despite annually finding themselves in possession of a top 15 draft pick, the Lions have often found themselves entering the season with a dearth of talent across the board. More recently, the Lions have drafted ...

Analyzing the Detroit Lions Roster Cuts 7

Analyzing the Detroit Lions Roster Cuts
Cut day is one of the hardest for NFL teams who are forced to send packing players they have worked with, developed, and tried to build up.  Sometimes they want to get the players on the practice squad, but have to watch those players slide through waivers first which is never a guaranteed thing.  The ...

Detroit Lions Recliner Report – Lions vs. Browns 10

Detroit Lions Recliner Report - Lions vs. Browns
The Detroit Lions kicked off their 2014 preseason against the Cleveland Browns in front of a sold out Ford Field crowd in a Saturday night primetime delight on NFL Network. Since 2002, the Lions and Browns have an ongoing preseason rivalry dubbed The Great Lakes Classic where they play for The Barge Trophy. The two ...

Minnesota Vikings Training Camp – Offense 1

Minnesota Vikings Training Camp - Offense
 By Neil Fischer Mankato Minnesota has been home to Vikings training camp for over 40 years and this year has a lot of questions to answer for the team that finished last in the NFC North. With last years historically bad defense the team brought in a new regime starting with Mike Zimmer at Head ...

Still Too Early Detroit Lions Roster Prediction 5

Still Too Early Detroit Lions Roster Prediction
Without a single snap of preseason played, it’s premature to be looking at who should make the roster.  At this point last season, Jeremy Ross wasn’t even on the team, Ron Bartell was an incumbent starter, and Patrick Edwards was a training camp superstar.  It’s still really fun to do these articles, though, as a ...