1. Checking in on Detroit Lions' Biggest Project Players

    There actually are projects that are fun and fulfilling, rather than those annoying tasks your significant other thinks would be fun to do together...

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  2. Detroit Lions OTA Standouts Worth Keeping an Eye on This Offseason

    Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay foreshadowed his breakout season with a great showing in last year's OTAs. Now, five other Lions are hoping to take the same approach and make these early practices a launching pad for the 2015 season...

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  3. How Detroit Lions' 2013 Draft Class Will Impact 2015 Season

    With great power comes great responsibility. That should be the motto for the Detroit Lions ' 2013 draft class. The age range for the Lions' contributors will stretch from rookie Ameer Abdullah to longtime veteran Rashean Mathis...

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  4. 6 Biggest Takeaways from the Detroit Lions' OTAs

    The Detroit Lions are doing actual football things! Well, sort of. The players are only rocking shells (helmets) and shoes, but it's the closest we've seen to the real thing since January 4, 2015...

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  5. Detroit Lions: Creating the Blueprint for Optimal Offense in 2015

    The offense was the most frustrating part of the Detroit Lions ' 2014 run to the playoffs. The hope, however, is that offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi laid the foundation for future ...

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  6. Detroit Lions: Early Rookie Progress Reports

    Every player wants to hit the ground running as the new league year gets underway—none more so than the rookies. The Detroit Lions kicked off OTAs on the 26th, and everyone is excited to hear about how the shiny new toys are performing...

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  7. Detroit Lions: Full Position Breakdown and Depth-Chart Analysis at Quarterback

    The Detroit Lions have a quarterback controversy, but there won't be any national coverage. That's probably because Matthew Stafford 's job is secure...

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  8. 6 Detroit Lions Facing Make-or-Break Season in 2015

    Greek philosopher Heraclitus is famous for having said that "[c]hange is the only constant in life." Who knew that he was such a huge NFL fan? Every team in the NFL—including the Detroit Lions —is continuously in a state of flux...

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  9. 5 Detroit Lions Players Poised for a Breakout Campaign in 2015

    Seeds for the world's most important crops are hidden in a "Doomsday vault" in Norway, only to be busted out in case of a cataclysmic event...

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  10. Early Predictions for Detroit Lions' 2015 Training Camp Battles

    The NFL never sleeps. Ever. There's no stopping the machine, and we wouldn't have it any other way. Baseball is a fun distraction, but games 33 through 136 offer the type of redundancy usually reserved for government paperwork...

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  11. Detroit Lions' Biggest Obstacles to a Postseason Return

    The last time the Detroit Lions had consecutive playoff appearances, the Internet was just a gleam in Al Gore's eye. Now that goal is squarely in range in 2015...

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  12. Who Will Win Detroit Lions' Outside Linebacker Battle

    Is Tahir Whitehead out of a job? Because there unequivocally won't be a battle for the middle linebacker gig, according to head coach Jim Caldwell ( h/t Kyle Meinke of Mlive ...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 15 days ago 9,670 reads 29 comments

  13. The Most Intriguing Rookie Storylines Heading into Detroit Lions OTAs

    The newest Detroit Lions are marching their way through their first offseason. OTAs won't begin until the end of May, but the drama is already starting to simmer. Of course, not all storylines are created equal...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 16 days ago 10,588 reads 23 comments

  14. Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Each Detroit Lions Rookie

    What do you want to be when you grow up? The Detroit Lions rookies might not be faced with such an open-ended question, nor will their lives or careers be completely defined by 2015...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 19 days ago 12,122 reads 24 comments

  15. Projecting Detroit Lions' Most Heated Roster Battles This Offseason

    Kellen Moore will be the backup quarterback for the Detroit Lions . Now whether that will be the backup to the backup or the second-string signal-caller will be up for debate well into September...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 21 days ago 11,018 reads 39 comments

  16. Detroit Lions Veterans Who Have Been Put on Notice This Offseason

    Good teams deal with major upheaval from season to season. They churn the bottom of the roster in search of better talent, but the core will generally stay the same through the years...

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  17. Breaking Down Detroit Lions' Roster After the 2015 Draft

    The Detroit Lions roster has a different fit now that the NFL draft has passed. Some players who were comfortably in the fold just a couple of weeks ago will be forced to look over their shoulders at players better tailored for their positions...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 28 days ago 9,511 reads 40 comments

  18. An in-Depth Look at Detroit Lions' Most Intriguing Selection, Ameer Abdullah

    Ameer Abdullah is not Reggie Bush. And the Detroit Lions should be thankful. General manager Martin Mayhew tabbed the Nebraska product in the second round (54th overall) because he lost his former starting running back...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 29 days ago 9,064 reads 28 comments

  19. Detroit Lions' 2015 Draft: Aggregating Report Card Grades from Around the Web

    The passing of every NFL draft means grades are sprouting up all over the Internet. Lucky for you, I've aggregated five grades and opinions, and crafted them into an easy-to-use slideshow...

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  20. Detroit Lions: Complete 2015 NFL Draft Wrap-Up and Analysis

    The 2015 NFL draft took years to get here and a blink of the eye to pass. The ratio of hype to substance is on par with another sporting event that took place this weekend—the ...

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  21. Corey Robinson to Detroit Lions: Full Draft-Pick Breakdown

    After filling needs at almost every level of the draft, general manager Martin Mayhew was free to pick from any position to bolster his talented Detroit Lions roster...

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  22. Quandre Diggs to Detroit Lions: Full Draft-Pick Breakdown

    After exhausting all of the Detroit Lions ' pre -draft needs, general manager Martin Mayhew was free to follow his best-player-available approach in the sixth round, and the result was cornerback Quandre Diggs ...

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  23. Michael Burton to Detroit Lions: Full Draft-Pick Breakdown

    You never leave a draft without a fullback, and the Detroit Lions didn't want to look foolish by bucking that trend...

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  24. Gabe Wright to Detroit Lions: Full Draft-Pick Breakdown

    General manager Martin Mayhew is nothing if not aggressive. In his second trade of the 2015 NFL draft, the Detroit Lions jumped into the fourth round to grab Auburn Tigers defensive tackle Gabe Wright...

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  25. Detroit Lions Mock Draft: Updated Day 3 Predictions

    The Detroit Lions didn't mess around when it came to needs in this draft, leaving us poor souls who are mock drafting Day 3 to wonder which route they'll go...

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