1. Why the Detroit Lions Secondary Will Suck in 2011

    It’s been awhile since I’ve gone off on a rant. It’s time for a good old fashion thermonuclear meltdown, and I have a soft target of opportunity: The Lions defensive coverage scheme and personnel...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 3,310 reads 125 comments

  2. Detroit Lions 53-Player Roster

    OK, the last preseason game is now in the books. I’ve been getting pestered about my 53-player roster so I thought I’d go out on a limb with a saw...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 3,401 reads 33 comments

  3. Detroit Lions Roster Battles: S Ricardo Silva vs. S Erik Coleman

    I was going to include John Wendling into the mix, but Wendling signed a two-year contract back in July. Wendling, the punt coverage super stud is a lock for the roster. The only question remaining is where he fits on the depth chart...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 2,601 reads 18 comments

  4. Detroit Lions Roster Battles: OLB Justin Durant vs. OLB Bobby Carpenter

    One of the more fascinating roster battles taking place in the 2011 Lions preseason has been the race for the OLB starting assignment between free-agent acquisition Justin Durant and incumbent backup OLB Bobby Carpenter...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 2,685 reads 47 comments

  5. Detroit Lions Preseason Wrap-Up: You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet

    Last week I wrote an article regarding what we haven’t seen from the Detroit Lions offense in the preseason. Then came the blowout victory over the New England Patriots , who might have been more surprised at what they experienced than I was...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 1,085 reads 42 comments

  6. Detroit Lions Lose Longtime Reporter Tom Kowalski

    The Detroit Lions nation is reeling from the shocking loss of longtime Lions reporter Tom "Killer" Kowalski. Kowalski was once a reporter for the Oakland Press and handled the popular Lions blog for MLive...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 1,223 reads 11 comments

  7. Detroit Lions Preseason: This Is Not a Drill

    It’s the preseason, right? We can’t be expected to get too worked up one way or the other, can we? It’s only a drill, isn’t it? Don’t look now, but the Detroit Lions look like serious playoff contenders...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 1,355 reads 27 comments

  8. Detroit Lions Preseason: You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet; the First in a Series

    I have been fortunate enough to get an intimate look at the team on the field at training camp. The observations I’ve shared with you from this experience have given us all some ...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 966 reads 20 comments

  9. Detroit Lions Training Camp: Tuesday's Camp Report

    After being away from training camp for so long, I felt somewhat out of football shape. Stiff hips, writers cramp and sore feet. Not buying it, are you? Today, I had the pleasure of the company of Tim Toone’s girlfriend, Tina...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 1,441 reads 27 comments

  10. Detroit Lions Preseason: Who Are These Guys?

    “Hello muddah, hello faddah. . . . . Here I am at. . . . Camp Grenada. . . . Camp is very. . . . . entertaining. . . . . And, they say we’ll have some fun...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 2,465 reads 37 comments

  11. Lions vs. Browns Preseason Friday: Live Reaction to Game's Biggest Stories

    It’s the Detroit Lions (1-0) vs. the host Cleveland Browns (1-0) in a preseason battle of unbeaten teams. Sure, it’s an exhibition game...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 1,689 reads 25 comments

  12. Detroit Lions Training Camp: Tuesday's Camp Report

    It’s 75 degrees under a cloudless sky. There's a light wind out of the Northwest. The players are in shorts again and they are practicing on the west field. After warm-ups I spoke briefly with WR Titus Young, who once again did not practice...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 1,390 reads 31 comments

  13. Detroit Lions Training Camp: Monday Camp Report

    It’s a bright, cool Monday morning at the Detroit Lions training camp. There is a 10 mph wind blowing out of the North. Beautiful! I arrived later than I usually do only to find almost nobody in line...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 1,227 reads 17 comments

  14. Detroit Lions Preseason: It's Time To Say Goodbye to WR Derrick Williams

    It’s Sunday and the Lions practice has been closed to the public. It makes me cranky. Okay, it makes me crankier than usual. When I get real cranky, I usually look for an easy target to vent on...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 1,880 reads 53 comments

  15. Bengals vs. Lions Friday Preseason: Live Reaction to Game's Biggest Stories

    The Cincinnati Bengals (0-0) visit the Detroit Lions (0-0) at Ford Field in Detroit. This is a matchup between the smash mouth AFC North vs. the pass happy NFC North. A true clash of opposite NFL cultures...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 1,088 reads 19 comments

  16. Bengals vs. Lions Preseason Game: 5Things to Watch for

    The Cincinnati Bengals come to Detroit for their first post-lockout preseason game. The speed dating pace of free agency and the rather surreal offseason might leave many with a sense that they are watching the UFL...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 717 reads 11 comments

  17. Detroit Lions Training Camp: Your Thursday Camp Report

    I didn’t know what to expect when I arrived at the Lions training camp today. Would the players be in shorts or pads? What exotic new drills would be unveiled, and how would ...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 1,226 reads 27 comments

  18. Detroit Lions Training Camp: Your Wednesday Report

    Hey, Lions fans! A couple of days from now is the first exhibition game of the 2011 season. I don’t know about you but I’m ready for some football! I’ve just returned from a late afternoon camp session...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 1,585 reads 17 comments

  19. NFL: A Detroit Lions Fan Answers Bengals Questions

    Well, Bengals fans, it's been an interesting offseason to say the least. With the Bengals playing the Detroit Lions in the first preseason game this Friday, I thought that I'd stop by and answer any questions about the Lions that you might have...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 340 reads 5 comments

  20. Detroit Lions Add Free Agent RB Jerome Harrison:

    Free-agent running back Jerome Harrison signed with the Detroit Lions this morning. Contract terms were not disclosed. Harrison was the best free-agent running back option available in a dwindling class...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 3,052 reads 25 comments

  21. Detroit Lions RB Mikel LeShoure Seriously Injured in Training Camp

    Mikel LeShoure, the Detroit Lions stud RB high draft pick, was carted off the practice field today in what appears to be a serious lower leg injury. On the ground, LeShoure reached for an area immediately beneath his left knee...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 749 reads 20 comments

  22. Detroit Lions Training Camp: Your Saturday Camp Report

    It’s Kids Day at Allen Park! The munchkins are out in force to see their favorite players and enjoy a day of entertainment put on for their benefit. There was Rory, the Lions mascot, pumping paws and doing photo ops...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 2,388 reads 45 comments

  23. You Make the Final Cut on the Detroit Lions' 54-Player Roster

    Try as I might, I’m having a problem trimming that 54th player from the Detroit Lions roster and getting the practice squad down to eight players. This is a good problem to have, isn’t it? I have an idea who I would cut, I think...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 4,196 reads 49 comments

  24. Detroit Lions Training Camp: Your Thursday Report

    Hey, everybody, while you were home sipping on a cold one, I was waiting in a very well-behaved crowd of about 3,000 fans for training camp to open...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 1,950 reads 25 comments

  25. Detroit Lions Training Camp: Your Wednesday Report

    Hey Lions fans! It’s hump day for you working stiffs, but it’s another day in paradise (aka: Lions training camp) for me...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 3 years ago 1,271 reads 16 comments