1. Detroit Lions Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Sammy Watkins

    Golden Tate by himself did not solve the Detroit Lions ' receiver problem, but the addition of Sammy Watkins wouldn't either. It would eviscerate it. I get it...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 2 years ago 5,124 reads 44 comments

  2. 2014 NFL Draft Sleepers Who'd Fit Perfectly with the Detroit Lions

    Since the 2014 NFL draft is a few weeks later than usual, the number of guys who can be labeled as sleepers is dwindling. There's just too much time to fill. It's inevitable that almost every guy will get discussed at some length...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 2 years ago 8,278 reads 13 comments

  3. Detroit Lions Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Deone Bucannon

    The Detroit Lions don't need a safety in the 2014 NFL draft. They need Deone Bucannon . The Washington State product is the exact type of player Detroit can benefit from adding to the roster...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 2 years ago 9,337 reads 48 comments

  4. Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Detroit Lions' Top-3 Picks

    The worst-case scenario for you involving the NFL draft is having to read another mock draft. Thus, we here at Bleacher Report decided to bring you a best-case scenario that involved ...

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  5. Detroit Lions 2014 NFL Draft Fact or Fiction

    The 2014 NFL draft is so close that you can taste it, but yet so far away that it feels like the Detroit Lions may be waiting forever to make that top-10 pick...

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  6. 7 Late-Round NFL Draft Prospects Perfectly Suited for Detroit Lions

    So much time is spent worrying about the first-round pick, fans often don't realize how important the late rounds can be to a successful franchise. And it's OK. I get it. The top guys are the sexy picks...

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  7. Ranking the 2014 Impact of Detroit Lions' Free Agent Signings so Far

    It's late March. The Detroit Lions have made all of their free-agency moves, with the exception of one or two smaller deals, and the draft is still over a month away. Aside from the distraction of basketball, we're bored...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 2 years ago 10,508 reads 13 comments

  8. Setting Realistic Expectations for Detroit Lions' Free-Agent Signings

    NFL free agency isn't over, but the Detroit Lions aren't likely to make any major moves. So while there isn't much speculation left regarding who is joining the team, there is ...

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  9. Ranking Detroit Lions' 6 Best Remaining Free Agency Options

    The Detroit Lions haven't been overly active in free agency thus far. Fans are anxious for a few more additions due to the holes scattered throughout the roster and have been chattering about this guy or that guy...

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  10. Lions by the Numbers: 2013 Stats Detroit Must Improve in 2014

    The Detroit Lions in 2013 were the Detroit Lions for any fan under the age of 65. It was the same story since that last championship season: all kinds of potential doomed by key mishaps...

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  11. Biggest Draft Day Busts in Detroit Lions History

    Everyone makes mistakes. But when a NFL team screws up a first-round pick, it isn't called a mistake; it's called a bust. And that label was created for a reason...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 2 years ago 10,260 reads 25 comments

  12. Weighing the Pros and Cons of Detroit Lions' Top Free Agent Targets

    NFL free agency finally kicks off next week. For Detroit Lions fans, that means the three-month wait is finally over, and we can fully immerse ourselves in the pros and cons of each target without sounding desperate...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 2 years ago 13,055 reads 16 comments

  13. Breaking Down Lions' Salary Cap Situation Heading into Free Agency

    The NFL offseason has grown almost as riveting as the regular season. Every team, including the Detroit Lions , has a chance to quickly jump from mediocre to elite thanks to the salary cap...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 2 years ago 5,142 reads 22 comments

  14. Detroit Lions Mock Draft: 7-Round Predictions Post Combine

    The combine is over, and we're one step closer to the 2014 NFL draft. I can't wait any longer to release my first seven-round mock draft. I just can't...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 2 years ago 21,782 reads 180 comments

  15. 5 Hidden Gems Detroit Lions Should Have Noticed at the Combine

    Does anybody at the NFL Scouting Combine fall under the radar anymore? Probably not. But some performances, despite being incredible or at least draft-stock elevating, still don't get the credit they deserve...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 2 years ago 10,559 reads 20 comments

  16. Detroit Lions Round 1 Big Board Ahead of the Combine

    The Detroit Lions have a few holes to fill and only one first-round pick to snag a young starter or major contributor. That's why general manager Martin Mayhew surely has his big board ready to rock before the 2014 NFL combine...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 2 years ago 8,335 reads 53 comments

  17. 5 Realistic Trade Scenarios for Detroit Lions to Pursue This Offseason

    What if I told you the Detroit Lions have at least five realistic trade scenarios? OK. You're right. They should probably be classified as somewhat realistic to keep it kosher, but it's the offseason...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 2 years ago 22,224 reads 146 comments

  18. 2014 NFL Draft Prospects Who Could Be Instant Starters for Detroit Lions

    The Detroit Lions are in win-now mode with Calvin Johnson squarely in his prime. Finding someone to start opposite him —or in a few other notable spots like linebacker and ...

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  19. Setting Odds for Detroit Lions Signing Their Top 7 Free Agent Targets

    You've read many articles claiming to have the best free-agent fit for the Detroit Lions or listened to radio hosts scream that the Lions can't let Willie Young walk...

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  20. NFL Free Agency: 5 Players Teams Should Avoid

    NFL free agency is a time of optimism and hope. So leave it to me to spread some disdain by naming players who might not be as shiny as the package looks. But let's be clear. Not every player here should be avoided because he has no value...

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  21. Detroit Lions: State of the Franchise at the Start of the 2014 Offseason

    As a Detroit Lions fan, the best part of your year is here: the offseason. Let's celebrate! In all seriousness, there's a lot going on. The salary cap needs to be addressed, and a few key players are eligible for new contracts...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about over 2 years ago 9,023 reads 35 comments

  22. Super Bowl XLVIII: Prop Betting Our Way to the Pick Against the Spread

    It's Super Bowl XLVIII . It's the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks, the best teams in their respective conferences all season. Do you really need an intro to an article about player prop bets and the spread? You do? Too bad...

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  23. 8 Dream Offseason Additions for These 8 NFL Teams

    Some media types will lie to you. They'll tell you that the mood at NFL training camps is upbeat because every team has a chance. That's about as ridiculous as betting on the Chicago Cubs every year because eventually it "has to be their year...

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  24. 6 Late-Round Sleepers Who Would Be Perfect for the Detroit Lions

    First-round picks get all the attention, but winning teams consistently find contributors in every phase of the NFL draft...

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  25. Super Bowl XLVIII: 5 Under-the-Radar Players Who Will Determine Outcome

    If you've been following the mainstream media during Super Bowl XLVIII hype week, you may be shocked to learn there are 22 players on the field on any given play. I understand...

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