1. Realistic Draft Trade Possibilities for the Detroit Lions

    There are more than a few opinions about how the Detroit Lions should use their first-round pick, and most of them, vehemently at times, differ. But one path seems to appeal to everyone — Detroit should trade down in the first round...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 12 hours ago 5,727 reads 9 comments

  2. Detroit Lions Mock Draft: B/R Community Top 100 and 7-Round Results

    The Internet is filled with Detroit Lions mock drafts, so we decided to offer one with a twist to keep things interesting...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 day ago 13,880 reads 69 comments

  3. Re-Grading Detroit Lions' Past 5 Drafts

    Don't you love the job Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew has done? A scroll through the comments section of any draft-related article will show numerous pages bursting with praise for Detroit's main roster architect...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 5 days ago 9,967 reads 89 comments

  4. Detroit Lions 2015 Schedule: Win-Loss Predictions for Every Game

    The over/under for wins based on the Detroit Lions ' 2015 schedule is nine. Which way do you go? I'm not giving my answer away quickly...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 7 days ago 11,323 reads 55 comments

  5. Detroit Lions Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Tevin Coleman

    Tevin Coleman is a first-round running back with a second-round "grade." The nitpicking and hole-poking pundits are wary to elevate him too high, but the Detroit Lions can't hesitate if Coleman is there in the second round...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 12 days ago 7,934 reads 88 comments

  6. Six 2015 NFL Draft Picks Who Could Be Opening-Game Starters for Detroit Lions

    The Detroit Lions might be enjoying their greatest stretch of stability since the Internet was just a gleam in Al Gore's eye. Most of the starting lineup has been settled for weeks, and plenty of starters will look familiar come Week 1...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 14 days ago 8,973 reads 26 comments

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

    Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew doesn't need a good draft this year; he must absolutely kill it if he's going to get the merciless fans off his back. It's of no concern to them that he's guided the franchise from 0-16 to the playoffs...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 16 days ago 16,154 reads 74 comments

  8. Reassessing Lions' Offseason Plan and Breaking Down What's Left to Address

    The Detroit Lions recently entered an offseason after a one-and-done playoff appearance with a plan to sit tight...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 19 days ago 4,370 reads 77 comments

  9. Who Are the Experts Predicting to Detroit Lions in 1st Round of the NFL Draft?

    Has the silly season left you slack-jawed and slaphappy? Has the inexhaustible amount of mockery and prognostication forced you to give up wading through every Detroit Lions mock draft due to carpal tunnel syndrome? I get it...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 21 days ago 12,819 reads 38 comments

  10. Detroit Lions' Top Needs, Fits for 2015 NFL Draft to Build for the Future

    Past drafts and free-agent signings have the Detroit Lions in control of their immediate situation; the team is a playoff contender. But in order to compete in the years to come, there are needs that must be addressed in the 2015 NFL draft...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 23 days ago 6,983 reads 31 comments

  11. What Recent History Suggests About Detroit Lions' 2015 NFL Draft Plan

    Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew is a friend who grew up in your neighborhood. You've been with him for every major life event and met every girlfriend. You know his history in and out at this point...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 26 days ago 9,122 reads 83 comments

  12. Projecting Detroit Lions' Depth Chart After Peak of Free Agency

    The Detroit Lions have been anything but active in free agency, preferring to trust the foundation laid over the past few years. That's why most of the faces that make up the current depth chart will look familiar...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 28 days ago 4,994 reads 39 comments

  13. Detroit Lions Mock Draft: Instant Contributors Lions Can Find in Every Round

    General manager Martin Mayhew didn't fill out the Detroit Lions roster through free agency, leaving the 2015 NFL draft as the only avenue to finding a few more instant contributors...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 30 days ago 7,197 reads 38 comments

  14. 5 Stats Detroit Lions Must Improve Upon in 2015

    The Detroit Lions compiled some impressive stats on their way to 11 wins and finishing with the second-ranked defense. But this article isn't about those...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 month ago 5,110 reads 25 comments

  15. Best Possible Outcomes for Detroit Lions' Top 3 Draft Picks

    General manager Martin Mayhew stayed his hand in free agency, leaving gaps in the roster, which has amped up the pressure for his first three draft picks. Many, including Kyle Meinke of MLive...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 month ago 14,214 reads 79 comments

  16. Ranking the 2015 Impact of the Detroit Lions' Free-Agent Signings so Far

    The Detroit Lions didn't enter free agency with the goal of getting markedly better through splashy signings. Instead, general manager Martin Mayhew took his time and sought out players who could help the Detroit Lions win in 2015 at the right price...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 month ago 5,581 reads 30 comments

  17. Detroit Lions: Updated Draft Big Board After 1st Wave of Free Agency

    The 2015 NFL draft is close. While all eyes were on the hurricane of free agency, the smart teams were putting together their big boards...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 month ago 14,430 reads 65 comments

  18. Predicting Detroit Lions' Starting Lineup After the 1st Wave of Free Agency

    What a long, strange journey—OK, it was only the first two weeks of free agency, but a lot has changed for the Detroit Lions ...especially the depth chart. The defensive line lost half of its starters...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 month ago 11,905 reads 63 comments

  19. Ranking Detroit Lions' Best Remaining Free-Agency Options

    Free agency isn't how you build a team. It's how you fill in the gaps between your draft classes or find that one piece needed to push your franchise over the edge. That's why the Detroit Lions haven't gone crazy...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 month ago 16,883 reads 98 comments

  20. Detroit Lions' Draft Backup Plan for Potential Free-Agent Misses

    The Detroit Lions entered free agency with some holes and not a lot of available cash to fill them all. That's why the 2015 NFL draft will be so important to this team. Don't get me wrong...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 month ago 12,148 reads 39 comments

  21. Detroit Lions Free-Agency Tracker: Updated Signings, Rumors and Grades

    The Detroit Lions waded into free agency like a six-year-old into the Atlantic after watching Jaws . They held their breath and feared the worst, and then they realized the unknown wasn't nearly as scary as imagined...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 month ago 27,870 reads 90 comments

  22. Pre-Free Agency Salary Cap Update for Detroit Lions

    The Detroit Lions will likely find themselves in a difficult situation when free agency officially begins at 4 p.m. ET March 10. While general manager Martin Mayhew and club president Tom Lewand know the salary cap has been set at $143...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 month ago 4,592 reads 12 comments

  23. Free Agent or Draft: How Should Detroit Lions Fill Their Biggest Holes?

    The Detroit Lions —who usually dig themselves into holes—actually have very few positions to address this offseason. But for those they do, the critical question is determining if there is better value in free agency or the 2015 NFL draft...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 month ago 6,145 reads 46 comments

  24. Detroit Lions' Blueprint for Winning Free Agency

    For once, the Detroit Lions won't enter free agency with a large shopping list, but the lack of length doesn't mean the items will be easy to attain. The first priority on this list won't surprise anyone...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 1 month ago 8,646 reads 36 comments

  25. Detroit Lions: Latest Free Agency News and Rumors

    The Detroit Lions enter free agency with one of those "good" problems—the team is already competitive...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 months ago 13,782 reads 31 comments