1. Flashback: 1992 Playoff Picture Starting to Emerge?

    I know it’s only Week 2 of the NFL season, but there is something strikingly different about the 2011 season that I haven’t seen in well over a decade...

    Jared Johnston Written by Jared Johnston about over 3 years ago 472 reads 2 comments

  2. 2011 NFL Draft: Are the Detroit Lions Building a “Silver Curtain?”

    Well folks, it’s Saturday and the final few rounds of the draft are just getting under way. The Detroit Lions continued to add playmakers at impact positions last night, adding Titus Young and Mikel Leshoure ...

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  3. 2011 NFL Draft Results: Detroit Lions Select; Nick Fairley, DT, Auburn

    The moment Roger Goodell uttered the words, “And with the 13th pick in the 2011 NFL draft, the Detroit Lions select; Nick Fairley, Defensive Tackle, Auburn,” it became ...

    Jared Johnston Written by Jared Johnston about over 3 years ago 2,843 reads 7 comments

  4. Detroit Lions Mock Draft Version 1.2

    Detroit is a team that is on the cusp of greatness. They are literally just a few pieces away from being a dominant team in the NFL ...

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  5. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: Detroit Lions Mock Draft V 1.1

    It’s a quiet time in the world of Lions football news these days. My regular morning ritual of getting coffee and doing a quick Google News search for "Detroit Lions News" is ...

    Jared Johnston Written by Jared Johnston about over 3 years ago 1,161 reads 28 comments

  6. Detroit Lions Are the Best 6-10 Team in the NFL by a Large Margin

    The Detroit Lions suffered an agonizing stretch of football for the first 13 weeks of the regular season, going 2-10 (and getting one week to rest)...

    Jared Johnston Written by Jared Johnston about almost 4 years ago 2,093 reads 37 comments

  7. The Top 12 Detroit Lions of 2010

    There were many new players on the roster for the Detroit Lions in 2010. For the second season in a row, Jim Schwartz and Martin Mayhew turned over a number of positions on the active ...

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  8. Ndamukong Suh: Are NFL Penalties and Fines Getting Out of Hand?

    This past Sunday, Ndamukong Suh was flagged for unnecessary roughness for what referee Ed Hochuli called "a forearm to the back of the head/helmet" during the game between the Bears and Lions...

    Jared Johnston Written by Jared Johnston about 4 years ago 588 reads 19 comments

  9. Detroit Lions Penalties, Who Is To Blame? Coaches or Referees?

    The NFL Football season is well on its way to the home stretch of December. The final games of the regular season will now be played while knowing it is mathematically impossible for the Lions to make the playoffs, but this team is not done fighting...

    Jared Johnston Written by Jared Johnston about 4 years ago 1,184 reads 7 comments

  10. Were the Detroit Lions Robbed by the Rules?

    The Detroit Lions were robbed today. They were robbed by the officials in Chicago.They were robbed by the rules, that were enforced to the letter, but yet failed to apply the spirit of football...

    Jared Johnston Written by Jared Johnston about over 4 years ago 1,824 reads 8 comments

  11. Will The Lions Make The Bears Feel Awkward On Sunday?

    The Lions have had arguably the best off-season of any team in the NFL in 2010. They've added defensive and offensive pieces that should allow them to make strides forward for the first time in nearly a decade...

    Jared Johnston Written by Jared Johnston about over 4 years ago 2,053 reads 32 comments

  12. Detroit Lions vs. Denver Broncos: Post Game Review

    As we've all seen from this past weekend's Detroit Lions-Denver Broncos game, the Lions appear to be a highly evolved team from what we have seen in recent years...

    Jared Johnston Written by Jared Johnston about over 4 years ago 1,094 reads 4 comments

  13. Lions Vs Steelers Postgame Review

    It has been a while since I posted here on the Bleacher Report. It’s been a nice summer and I’ve been biding my time, watching the news come in while waiting to see if I was a ...

    Jared Johnston Written by Jared Johnston about over 4 years ago 3,223 reads 33 comments

  14. Andre "Dre" Bly Is Back With The Detroit Lions

    Well, this just hit the wires a few minutes ago. Dre Bly has been signed to a two year deal back in Detroit! He's getting a bit older, but we all know Bly was a solid corner when he played for the Lions...

    Jared Johnston Written by Jared Johnston about over 4 years ago 438 reads 5 comments

  15. Detroit Lions Fans with Nothing To Talk About: A Support Group

    OK, so here we are. The month of July starts tomorrow. Today, and for the month of July, football is the last thing you'll hear or find a shred of news about (unless some one gets a DUI at Bud-Bash, thanks Mr...

    Jared Johnston Written by Jared Johnston about over 4 years ago 521 reads 31 comments

  16. How The Lions Could Make The Play Offs and Go 12-4 In 2010

    This season is going to be huge for Detroit. Things are coming together. Many factors will impact the Lions ability to win games in 2010, but none of them more so than second year quaterback Matthew Stafford...

    Jared Johnston Written by Jared Johnston about over 4 years ago 233 reads 2 comments

  17. How The Lions Could Make The Playoffs and Go 12-4 In 2010

    This season is going to be huge for Detroit. Things are coming together. Many factors will impact the Lions ability to win games in 2010, but none of them more so than second-year QB Matthew Stafford...

    Jared Johnston Written by Jared Johnston about over 4 years ago 945 reads 11 comments

  18. Nick Naming The Detroit Lions

    It's a really bitter sweet time of year. The summer is in full swing. Forth of July is just around the corner. That's great for the kids out of school enjoying the dog days of summer, but for us football fans this time of year is the news drought...

    Jared Johnston Written by Jared Johnston about over 4 years ago 1,669 reads 20 comments

  19. Bringing Defense Back To the Detroit Lions

    This will be the third volume of the “Bringing the D back to the D”. I first started writing about this subject several months ago (in volumes 1 and 2), just after the Super Bowl and just before the draft respectively...

    Jared Johnston Written by Jared Johnston about over 4 years ago 2,837 reads 7 comments

  20. Will the Detroit Lions Be the Most Improved Team in 2010?

    Detroit is in a state of transition, from a bottom-dwelling franchise to a team on the rise. Gone are the days of Matt Millen and a string of coaches unable to see the forest for the trees...

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  21. Offseason Report Card For The Detroit Lions

    Now that the NFL draft is over, and the off season has begun evolving into the pre-season with OTA’s and training camps just around the corner, lets review the whole off season and see where Detroit stands...

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  22. Ladies and Gentlemen, Meet the Newest Detroit Lions.

    Today kind of feels like the day after Christmas doesn’t it? The Lions draft was surely not a disappointment...

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  23. Ernie Sims Traded For Tony Scheffler and ANOTHER 7th Round Draft Pick!

    I have to admit, this move has me questioning what is going on down in Allen Park these days. Ernie Sims is apparently part of a 3 way deal that will send him to the Eagles...

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  24. Detroit Lions Mock Draft Version 1.0 The Final Edit

    The draft starts 2 weeks from tonight. We will know in 14 days exactly what will go down in the 1st round. Sam Bradford is likely going to be the 1st overall pick in the draft...

    Jared Johnston Written by Jared Johnston about over 4 years ago 631 reads 5 comments

  25. Rob Sims Traded To Lions For a 5th Round Draft Pick!

    This just in: The Detroit Lions will trade the 2nd pick of the 5th round in the 2010 NFL Draft to the Seattle Seahawks, for Guard Rob Sims...

    Jared Johnston Written by Jared Johnston about over 4 years ago 368 reads 6 comments