1. Detroit Lions UDFA Camp Stud Award Winner Announced

    They come into NFL training camps with nothing but high hopes of making the 53-player final roster. Some are so little known that you can’t even find them on Google...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about almost 2 years ago 1,618 reads 6 comments

  2. Detroit Lions: Monday Training Camp Report

    A cool, overcast morning and a few raindrops fell on us fans awaiting the opening of the gates. A slight, refreshing breeze out of the Southwest. The crowds have dwindled to about one-third of last week’s numbers...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 2 years ago 1,093 reads 7 comments

  3. Detroit Lions: Tuesday Training Camp Report

    A beautiful morning with a 10-15 mph wind out of the East. The crowds haven’t diminished during the second week of camp, and I suppose that coming off a 10-6 season will do that...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 2 years ago 614 reads 8 comments

  4. The Detroit Lions Looming Crisis at Left Cornerback

    OK, here’s what I want you to do. No slackers! I want you to get up and stand on one leg for a few seconds. I’ll wait… Alright, take your seats and we’ll get back to this in a few minutes...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 2 years ago 2,372 reads 20 comments

  5. Detroit Lions Training Camp: Monday Report

    There’s a hint of autumn in the air. The dew lies heavy on the turf that is starting to collect falling leaves from the trees surrounding the Lions practice facility...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 2 years ago 2,573 reads 17 comments

  6. Detroit Lions: Saturday Training-Camp Lowdown

    Okay, Lions fans, I have to confess that I was a goof-off at camp today. Being surprised to see dear old friends and schmoozing players and coaches will do that to me from time to time...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 2 years ago 1,860 reads 24 comments

  7. Detroit Lions: Friday Training Camp Lowdown

    Happy Friday, Lions fans! I’m back with another look at our Leos here in sub-tropical Allen Park. The only thing missing is a couple of coconut palms and a margarita. There’s another big crowd on hand...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 2 years ago 1,512 reads 16 comments

  8. Detroit Lions Thursday Training Camp Lowdown

    I was cleared medically for practice a day early so I’m back at Allen Park for another Lions training camp. I’m not in football shape yet and my hammies are barking at me...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 2 years ago 1,685 reads 32 comments

  9. Making the Best of Your Detroit Lions Training Camp Visit

    Attending a Lions training camp session is the Lions fan’s equivalent of making a pilgrimage to Lourdes, or making the Haj to Mecca. Something that should be on every Lions fan’s bucket list...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 2 years ago 1,986 reads 19 comments

  10. Detroit Lions Training Camp Reports 2012: Questions

    Back by popular demand, I will be reporting daily from the Detroit Lions training camp sidelines. I’ll do my best to bring the experience to life for those who can’t ...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 2 years ago 1,709 reads 29 comments

  11. Cleveland Browns 2012 Draft: Late Round Slippers and Sleepers

    With 13 picks in the 2012 NFL draft, Cleveland Browns fans rightfully have high expectations that the top of the draft will provide several plug-n-play starters to bolster one of the league’s worst offenses...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about over 2 years ago 2,484 reads 25 comments

  12. Why OT Matt Kalil Will Not Be Drafted by the Cleveland Browns

    USC’s offensive tackle Matt Kalil is the consensus third-best player overall in the 2012 NFL draft. Agreement is almost unanimous that he’s the most gifted blind-side blocker since Joe Thomas...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about over 2 years ago 3,162 reads 66 comments

  13. Detroit Lions Playoffs: Of Momentum and the Book of 16 Chapters

    I like to agree to disagree with much of what Rob Parker ( 97.1 The Ticket ) has to say, but he made a very astute observation regarding momentum in the NFL that I found thought provoking enough to share...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about over 2 years ago 974 reads 22 comments

  14. Cleveland Browns 2012 Executive Decisions: An Overview

    Following the 2011 NFL regular season, Browns owner Randolph Lerner will meet with Browns executives for the owner’s evaluation of the team. This is not going to be an acrimonious finger-pointing session where desks are cleaned out...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about over 2 years ago 1,478 reads 16 comments

  15. Detroit Lions 2011 Playoff Race: NFC Week 17 Bracketology

    When I picked up my Sunday morning newspaper off the porch, I had to immediately flip to the NFL standings in the sports section. Yep, there it was; that beautiful little “x-” prefix to Detroit...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about over 2 years ago 3,497 reads 9 comments

  16. Is It Time for the NFL to Fine Itself?

    We’ve all seen it, haven’t we? You know, that moment during every NFL game when we scratch our heads and go, “Penalty? What penalty?” I had two such moments ...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about over 2 years ago 162 reads 0 comments

  17. Detroit Lions 2011 Playoff Race: The Week 16 Dash to the Finish

    It’s known as “The Drive.” It came in January, 1987 during the AFC championship game between the Denver Broncos and the visiting Cleveland Browns ...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about over 2 years ago 1,971 reads 12 comments

  18. NFC Playoff Race: Week 15 Contenders and Trends

    Catch your breath yet? The Lions defense made it a little too interesting as they dominated early, only to let Vikings QB Joe Webb run roughshod over them until the final play of the game...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about over 2 years ago 1,660 reads 16 comments

  19. Cleveland Browns 2012 Draft: Ignore Trent Richardson's Mixed Messages

    On the eve of the 2011 Heisman Trophy presentation, Alabama’s dynamic running back Trent Richardson told ESPN’s Sage Steele that he would be returning to school for his senior season...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about over 2 years ago 4,097 reads 46 comments

  20. Detroit Lions WR Titus Young's Chronic Character Issues

    The Lions were driving for what appeared to be an inevitable touchdown against a reeling New Orleans Saints defense when Titus Young decided to throw a punch at a Saints defender on the two yard line...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about over 2 years ago 6,180 reads 22 comments

  21. NFL 2011 Playoff Race: Week 14 Contenders and Trends

    What a bizarre week in the NFC playoff race. Dallas, with a chance to put some distance between themselves and the Giants in the NFC East, tanked the Cardinals game. Every other playoff hopeful lost as well...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about over 2 years ago 1,811 reads 15 comments

  22. Detroit Lions 2011 Playoff Race: Week 13 Contenders: A Weekly Series

    The Week 12 results have shaken up the NFC playoff picture. Losses by the Lions, Giants and Bears have fueled the playoff hopes of Dallas and Atlanta...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about over 2 years ago 585 reads 6 comments

  23. Detroit Lions 2011 Playoff Race: Week 12 Contenders: A Weekly Series

    Well, the Detroit Lions and Matt Stafford pulled themselves together for a 49-35 victory over the Carolina Panthers in Week 11...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about almost 3 years ago 1,052 reads 5 comments

  24. Detroit Lions 2011 NFC Playoff Race: Week 11 Contenders: A Weekly Series

    I hope that Lions fans have recovered their sanity by now after the humiliating loss to the Bears in Chicago in Week 10. Having had time for calm reflection, I erased the game from my DVR...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about almost 3 years ago 985 reads 16 comments

  25. Detroit Lions 2011 NFC Playoff Race: Week 10 Contenders: A Weekly Series

    The Chicago victory in Philadelphia on Monday Night Football has brought the Bears into contention for one of the two NFC wild-card spots in the playoffs. This development means that the Lions vs...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about almost 3 years ago 716 reads 6 comments