1. Detroit Lions vs. Tennessee Titans: 5 Things We Learned

    The Detroit Lions fell to 1-2 after a frustrating overtime loss to the Tennessee Titans that ended on questionable play-calling from head coach Jim Schwartz...

    Melissa Heyboer Written by Melissa Heyboer about almost 2 years ago 1,368 reads 3 comments

  2. Can the Detroit Lions Lock Down Titans RB Chris Johnson?

    Whether or not the Detroit Lions can stop Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson comes down to one very important question: Which Chris Johnson will actually show up? ...

    Melissa Heyboer Written by Melissa Heyboer about almost 2 years ago 2,047 reads 7 comments

  3. Detroit Lions: Heroes and Zeros vs. St. Louis Rams

    It wasn’t always pretty. And it certainly wasn’t the kind of win you expected the Detroit Lions to secure prior to Sunday’s game against the St. Louis Rams ...

    Melissa Heyboer Written by Melissa Heyboer about almost 2 years ago 4,737 reads 21 comments

  4. Is Stafford-to-Johnson the Best QB-WR Duo in the NFL?

    I could make this the shortest article in Bleacher Report history and simply say “duh.” But that wouldn’t be nearly as much fun now would it? Nevertheless, the answer is a resounding and unabashed yes...

    Melissa Heyboer Written by Melissa Heyboer about almost 2 years ago 2,408 reads 13 comments

  5. Detroit Lions: 5 Players Who Will Be Toughest to Cut

    As the Detroit Lions inch closer to their 53-man roster, it becomes increasingly harder to make those final roster decisions. Whether it’s undrafted rookies or veteran leaders, it’s always hard to see certain players go...

    Melissa Heyboer Written by Melissa Heyboer about 2 years ago 4,522 reads 17 comments

  6. Stock Up, Stock Down for Every Detroit Lions Positional Unit This Preseason

    With just two games left in preseason and less than three weeks until the start of the regular season, we can begin to imagine how the next four months might play out the Detroit Lions ...

    Melissa Heyboer Written by Melissa Heyboer about 2 years ago 2,627 reads 48 comments

  7. Detroit Lions: What We've Learned About Every Position so Far in Preseason

    The Detroit Lions might be gearing up to face the Baltimore Ravens in just their second game of the preseason, but there’s already a lot we’ve taken away from their Week 1 19-17 loss to the Cleveland Browns ...

    Melissa Heyboer Written by Melissa Heyboer about 2 years ago 3,466 reads 23 comments

  8. Detroit Lions: Predicting the Wide Receiver Depth Chart

    When you compare the 2011 Detroit Lions to the 2012 team, there are a few similarities. There are the obvious ones: a healthy Matthew Stafford , a questionable run game and a secondary that, by all accounts, still needs some serious upgrades...

    Melissa Heyboer Written by Melissa Heyboer about 2 years ago 3,876 reads 20 comments

  9. Why 2012 Is a Make or Break Year for the Detroit Lions

    The 2011 Detroit Lions saw a few things: their first winning season since 1995, their first playoff appearance in more than a decade, more than 5,000 passing yards for quarterback ...

    Melissa Heyboer Written by Melissa Heyboer about 2 years ago 2,231 reads 38 comments

  10. Detroit Lions Should Look to Change the Role of Running Back Jahvid Best

    Earlier this week, Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best said he was “not at all concerned” with his concussion history and how it might affect him in the 2012 season (via Twitter, David Birkett)...

    Melissa Heyboer Written by Melissa Heyboer about 2 years ago 2,700 reads 12 comments

  11. Can the Detroit Lions Put Positive Spin on Tumultuous Offseason?

    If there's one thing the Detroit Lions know, it's adversity. After all, we're talking about a team that, prior to 2011, hadn't seen the bright lights of NFL postseason glory since 1999...

    Melissa Heyboer Written by Melissa Heyboer about 2 years ago 1,945 reads 18 comments