1. Detroit Lions: Getting to Know Rookie WR Titus Young

    When Titus Young brashly announced that he would play football for University High School in Los Angeles, everyone laughed at him. Head coach E.C...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about almost 4 years ago 3,132 reads 33 comments

  2. 2011 NFL Draft: Detroit Lions Fans Need To Take a Breath

    Hmm. The Lions pick of WR Titus Young was curious on first blush, but let's take a nice long deep breath here. Now, isn't that better? What? You still don't get it? Titus Young is a gifted receiver...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about almost 4 years ago 94 reads 0 comments

  3. The 2011 NFL Draft: Andrew Luck Is That 800-Pound Gorilla in the Room

    The long-awaited, controversial, yet ever-entertaining 2011 NFL draft is upon us. Christmas in April is what the draft means to every red-blooded, true-blue fan of the phenomena known as the NFL...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about almost 4 years ago 1,330 reads 0 comments

  4. 2011 NFL Schedule: How Do the Detroit Lions Stack Up Against the NFC North?

    The NFL regular season schedule was released today, and I suppose that there will be many angles with respect to the ongoing CBA litigation and the many motions and appeals to come...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about almost 4 years ago 1,182 reads 10 comments

  5. The Detroit Lions Square Peg Brigade: 5th Installment in a Series

    In this installment of the "Detroit Lions Square Peg Brigade" series, we will look at some more of those players who were acquired by the Lions in 2010 via trades, free agency, waivers or filched from NFL practice squads...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about almost 4 years ago 818 reads 10 comments

  6. The Detroit Lions Square Peg Brigade: Fourth Installment in a Series

    In this, the fourth installment of the “Square Peg Brigade” series, we will continue to examine those players added to the Detroit Lions roster in 2010 via trade, free agency or claims off waivers and practice squads...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about almost 4 years ago 1,305 reads 14 comments

  7. The Detroit Lions Square Peg Brigade: Third Installment in a Series

    It’s time for the third installment of the “Square Peg Brigade” series. The point of the article is to visit those players added to the Lions roster in 2010 via trade, free agency, or the waiver wire...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about almost 4 years ago 1,670 reads 26 comments

  8. The Detroit Lions Square Peg Brigade: Second Installment in a Series

    This is the second installment in the Detroit Lions Square Peg Brigade series. In the previous installment, we looked at OG Rob Sims, and CB Chris Houston . We examined how they became square pegs with their respective former teams...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about almost 4 years ago 1,195 reads 37 comments

  9. The Detroit Lions Square Peg Brigade: First in a Series

    As I discussed in a previous article, The Detroit Lions will not be making the kind of wholesale changes to the roster that characterized the rebuilding effort of 2009, and 2010...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about almost 4 years ago 2,103 reads 43 comments

  10. Detroit Lions: Continuity Is a Key Ingredient for Future Success

    I vaguely remember something that Lions' head coach Jim Schwartz said, following the 2010 season. Schwartz alluded to his team's chemistry, and mentioned continuity as a key ingredient in the Lions' future success...

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  11. There Will Be No Calvin Johnson Rule After NFL's Competition Committee Ruling

    As reported by Greg Rosenthal of Pro Football Talk, there will be no Calvin Johnson “rule” as a result of the 2010 Week 1 TD catch that was overturned by a part-time referee, and upheld by the part-time replay official in the booth...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about almost 4 years ago 1,376 reads 4 comments

  12. 2011 NFL Draft: Detroit Lions Trade Down Analysis

    The Lions are in “no man's land” with respect to that No. 13 draft pick. It’s time to take an analytical view of some trade down scenarios using the Draft Pick ...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 4 years ago 4,805 reads 38 comments

  13. Detroit Lions Signing Nnamdi Asomugha: A Cost-Benefit Analysis

    Nnamdi Asamugha on the open market? WOW! Asamugha is arguably the best shut-down cover CB in the NFL . He’s also going to be the most expensive player ever to sign a free agent contract in NFL history...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 4 years ago 6,378 reads 65 comments

  14. Detroit Lions: Why They Should Trade Up in the 2011 NFL Draft

    Well, Lions fans, the NFL has assigned the Detroit Lions the 13th pick in Round 1 of the 2011 draft. This was accomplished without the momentary use of BCS computer time, a magic “8 Ball” or a Bozo Decoder Ring...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 4 years ago 5,744 reads 73 comments

  15. The Detroit Lions Have Shed Some Big Gorillas

    After an ugly, but satisfying win against the Green Bay Packers last week, the Lions did the unthinkable. The remarkable. The historical. The Lions won a road game. Repeat, the Lions won on the road...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 4 years ago 1,181 reads 46 comments

  16. Detroit Lions Close the Deal Against Green Bay Packers Using Spare Parts

    It’s Monday, and I awoke without the usual funky malaise that usually dominates my Monday mornings. I didn’t feel the need to punt the poodle, or abuse alcohol and meds...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about 4 years ago 1,579 reads 32 comments

  17. Detroit Lions: Should Stefan Logan Become the Team's Starting Running Back?

    The Detroit Lions will be without the services of running backs Kevin Smith and Jahvid Best for the 71st Detroit Lions Thanksgiving Day game. Smith is on the Injured Reserve list after aggravating a knee injury suffered last year...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about over 4 years ago 1,986 reads 58 comments

  18. Detroit Lions: Why They Should Hire Bill Cowher

    What was that? Hire Bill Cowher? You must think that I’m crazy. Crazy like a fox. Bill Cowher would be a perfect fit in a consulting capacity...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about over 4 years ago 2,014 reads 49 comments

  19. Detroit Lions: The Difference Between Competing And Winning

    I was supposed to be preparing a preview of the Detroit Lions vs. the Dallas Cowboys. But, an idea popped into my head, and would not leave me alone. It stalked me. It shook me, and brought back memories that I would rather just forget...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about over 4 years ago 1,201 reads 72 comments

  20. Detroit Lions Offensive Line: Longball's Expert Insights And Analysis

    Nobody ever accused me of cowardice, but, nobody ever nominated me for the Nobel Prize, either. So I will walk the plank, and embark upon touching a Lions fan’s nerve so sensitive that a root canal would seem like light comedy...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about over 4 years ago 1,884 reads 34 comments

  21. Detroit Lions vs. Buffalo Bills: Week 10 Preview and Analysis

    The Lions pay a visit to Ralph Wilson Stadium for a game against the winless Buffalo Bills next Sunday. The Lions are equally inept on the road...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about over 4 years ago 2,587 reads 30 comments

  22. Detroit Lions: The Hidden Cost of the Loss to the New York Jets

    There is a hidden cost that the Detroit Lions have incurred as a result of their stunning, shameful loss at home to the New York Jets. A cost that may set the Lions' rebuilding program back for years to come...

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  23. Detroit Lions: An Open Letter To Head Coach Jim Schwartz

    Dear Coach Schwartz, I know that I speak on behalf of Lions fans everywhere. I know that we are all alarmed after the 23-20 home loss against the New York Jets as to how you contributed to this outcome and how you plan to rectify it...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about over 4 years ago 2,657 reads 100 comments

  24. NFL Week 9 Picks: Preview and Analysis of the New York Jets vs. Detroit Lions

    The Detroit Lions play host to the New York Jets in a Week 9 matchup that features interesting match-up elements galore...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about over 4 years ago 1,996 reads 69 comments

  25. Washington Redskins Vs Detroit Lions: Week 8 Preview and Analysis

    Did anyone else out there come to the same conclusion that I did after watching the Washington Redskins eek out a victory over the Chicago Bears ? Those two teams looked horrible...

    Michael Sudds Written by Michael Sudds about over 4 years ago 3,238 reads 60 comments