1. 3 Detroit Lions with Most to Prove in Preseason Week 3

    The third preseason game is commonly noted as the dress rehearsal for the regular season, the one exhibition contest where the starters play extensively...

    Jeff Risdon Written by Jeff Risdon about 1 month ago 2,999 reads 6 comments

  2. How JUCO Recruiting Has Helped Auburn Football Find Success

    During the fourth week of Auburn's 2014 campaign, the defending SEC champions will travel to Manhattan, Kansas, for a Thursday night showdown with the Big 12's Kansas State...

    Justin Ferguson Written by Justin Ferguson about 4 months ago 4,871 reads 10 comments

  3. What's Next for Nick Fairley, Lions After Team Declined to Pick Up Option

    The Detroit Lions made a definitive statement recently by announcing they are not going to pick up the 2015 option on defensive tackle Nick Fairley 's contract...

    Jeff Risdon Written by Jeff Risdon about 6 months ago 12,099 reads 53 comments

  4. The 1 Draft-Day Trade Martin Mayhew Should Be Exploring

    Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew is not a man averse to making draft-day trades. During his tenure as the man running Detroit’s drafts, he has traded up ...

    Jeff Risdon Written by Jeff Risdon about 7 months ago 11,734 reads 82 comments

  5. Do the Detroit Lions Have Personnel in Place to Make a Switch to a 3-4 Defense?

    One of the unknowns that comes with the coaching change in Detroit is the potential for a scheme change on defense. For years the Lions have run Jim Schwartz's and Gunther Cunningham's version of the 4-man front...

    Jeff Risdon Written by Jeff Risdon about 9 months ago 10,562 reads 87 comments

  6. Where Exactly Did It Go Wrong for the Detroit Lions?

    When a team collapses as egregiously as the 2013 Detroit Lions , there is a search for answers to some difficult questions. Any time a team crashes from a 6-3 start to a 7-9 finish, lots of questions must be asked...

    Jeff Risdon Written by Jeff Risdon about 9 months ago 7,143 reads 46 comments

  7. Comparing Auburn 2013 to Tigers' BCS Title Team with Cam Newton

    Here we are in the midst of Alabama dominance, and the Auburn Tigers—intra-state rival of the Crimson Tide—will play for their second BCS National Championship in four years when they meet No...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 5,604 reads 15 comments

  8. Detroit Lions vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: Takeaways from Detroit's 37-27 Loss

    The Detroit Lions entered Sunday at 6-3 and poised to win in Pittsburgh for the first time since 1955...

    Jeff Risdon Written by Jeff Risdon about 10 months ago 3,023 reads 38 comments

  9. Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears: Takeaways from Detroit's 21-19 Win

    Ladies and gentlemen, the Detroit Lions hold first place in the NFC North all by themselves. Thanks to a 21-19 victory at Soldier Field, the Lions are now 6-3 while the Bears sit at 5-4...

    Jeff Risdon Written by Jeff Risdon about 11 months ago 6,400 reads 52 comments

  10. Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers: Takeaways from Detroit's 22-9 Loss

    The Detroit Lions fell to the Green Bay Packers by a score of 22-9 at Lambeau Field. Playing without Calvin Johnson and Nate Burleson, the Lions' offense struggled to accomplish much of anything against a patient, disciplined Green Bay defense...

    Jeff Risdon Written by Jeff Risdon about 12 months ago 2,751 reads 48 comments